Cryptocurrency Goes Mainstream: Las Vegas Installs Bitcoin ATM on The Strip

Sin City, USA: Now Accepting Bitcoin What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Unless what happens is winning money. In which case, you can now convert your cash into Bitcoin. The Las Vegas Strip, a 4.2 mile stretch of road known for its luxurious hotels and swanky casinos, has just installed its first Bitcoin automated […]

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Wireless Charging is Finally Coming to Vehicles, What Took so Long?

The Powermat is coming to GM. When I bought my first car in 2004, the first accessory I installed in my VW was an iPod adapter kit. The iPod was still in its infancy and not many people listened to them in cars, but being a huge music fan meant that I took advantage of […]

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The Battery of the Future is Almost Here

Li-ion batteries may soon be replaced by pure lithium, greatly increasing our devices’ potential. Portable electronics are very convenient except for one thing: Their battery life is horrible. No matter what the capacity of their battery is, they all require frequent recharging throughout the day and have a limited lifespan that lasts between 400 to 1200 […]

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Are We Losing Interest in Tablets?

The teleautograph is considered by many to be the first tablet. Tablet computers were first conceptualized in the late 1800’s when inventor Elisha Gray created the telautograph. His creation was a precursor to the modern fax machine and was the first device that transmitted handwriting to a stationary sheet of paper. For the first time […]

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Newegg Helps Invalidate Another Phony Patent Assertion Claim, Holds on to Perfect Nine-Year Track Record After Appeal on Patent Troll Cases

“Device profiles conventionally describe properties of a device or element within a digital image processing system that capture, transform or render color components of an image. An improved device profile includes both chromatic characteristic information and spatial characteristic information. The device profile is generated by use of both chromatic and spatial characteristic functions within a […]

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The World’s First Hoverbike Could Revolutionize the Drone Industry

In Back to the Future 2, Marty McFly time travels to the year 2015 to save his future children from a lifetime of disastrous events. The film is full of slapstick humor, intense action and one of the most memorable soundtracks of all time. Anyone that’s seen it will probably tell you it’s one of […]

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Gearing Up for School? Don’t Be Like Me — Protect it!

My laptop barely survived college and it wasn’t cheap. My high school graduation gift from my parents was a shiny new (and very expensive) laptop. They were so proud that I was going off to college, they wanted to give me something special that would last me all four years. Little did they know that […]

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Product Launch: Western Digital’s WD Red NAS and WD Red NAS Pro Increase Storage Capacity and Bay Support

Creating your own personal cloud is the best way to manage your digital content. Let’s face it, managing files is not as easy as it should be. While having all our media in digital format allows us to own an unlimited amount of books, music and movies, figuring out how to store and access so […]

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Gadget of the Week: goTenna, Create Your Own Wireless Network When You Need One

There I was, smack dab in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and I was lost amongst a sea of wild horses and wildflowers. I had decided to veer off the horse trail I was on to do a bit of “exploring” and ended up being separated from my group. I somehow ended up […]

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Your Digital Life Will Last Forever, How Will You Be Remembered?

What happens to your laptop when you die? Before we had computers and the Internet, people kept their cherished memories inside photo albums, filing cabinets and safety deposit boxes. When someone died, their family and friends usually had access to these keepsakes and looked at them whenever they wanted to reminisce about their loved ones. […]

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