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Will Smartwatches Help Make Tablets the Next Great Gaming Platform?

Tablets have played a major role in the mobile ecosystem ever since the Apple iPad was released in 2010. But as smartphone screens got larger, the public’s interest in tablets also shrank. And now that tablet sales have been diminishing in recent months, manufacturers are trying to figure out ways to re-spark consumer’s interest in […]

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Robot Helpers Aren’t Just for Those in Need

Robots have the potential to make all of our lives a lot better. Not only can robotic technology extend our physical and mental capabilities, it also allows us to perform tasks we otherwise wouldn’t be capable of. This is especially true if we have a disability that limits the way our body and brain can […]

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The Oculus Rift Consumer Version is Almost Here and It Has Its Sights Set on Hollywood

Is this how we will watch movies in the future? When Palmer Luckey invented the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in 2012, his intention was to create a head-mounted display that allowed users to immerse themselves into their video games. This new technology appealed immensely to gamers and Oculus VR was able to fundraise over […]

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The U.S.A. Loves Smartphones, But Only If They’re Expensive

Nearly 60% of American adults own a smartphone and it’s estimated that 220 million people will be embracing the technology within the next four years. And while there are many manufacturers to choose from when purchasing a smartphone, Americans have made it clear which brand they prefer: Apple. When comScore presented their U.S. smartphone subscriber […]

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The “Google Glass for Cars” Will Make You Feel Like You’re Driving in the Future

Smartphones were never intended to be used while driving, yet 55% of people admit they do just that — and I don’t blame them. Smartphones are more than just phones, they are also our personal assistant, media player, digital camera, GPS navigation unit, e-book reader, web browser, and the main communication device we use to […]

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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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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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Nest Launches Developer Program, Brings Us One Step Closer to Living Like The Jetsons

The Jetsons took place in the year 2062, exactly 100 years in the future at the time of the show’s debut. The plot revolved around a futuristic utopia called “Orbit City” where life was extremely leisurely thanks to modern technology. All of life’s labor-intensive tasks were assisted by robots, computers, and other gadgets that not […]

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Tired of Drones Flying Over Your Head? Build a Drone Detection System

The use of drones for personal use has increased exponentially in recent years. While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, the Federal Aviation Administration imposes no guidelines on these individuals and there have been many mishaps. Drones crashing into buildings or nosediving onto sidewalks are some things that have not only happened, but are also […]

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3D Printers: A Must-Have Household Appliance or a Waste of Time and Money?

3D printing technology has been around since the early 1980’s but has only become affordable in recent years. What started as a way for manufacturers to develop cheap prototypes of their products has captivated hobbyists into creating all sorts of common household items. Eyeglass frames, clothing, toys, cutlery, and even guns, are all being printed […]

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