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Happy Holidays from Newegg!

Hey there, friends!  Happy Holidays to you! How are your Holiday/Christmas lights this year? Have you acquired your own Arduino-driven, motion-response, hi-tech light show on the front lawn, with its own unique soundtrack?  Well, check out these light shows below – raising the bar for hi-tech holiday cheer! You might have seen this great example […]

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Ethics and Etiquette Regarding Children and Social Media

Is there any harm in posting endless photos and videos of my kid on social media sites?

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Reserve

Reserve: One Restaurant Concierge to Rule Them All

“It’ll be like Uber for pumpkins!” We’ve all heard companies promising to be the Uber for something, hoping to drastically change a space the way Uber did for personal transportation. Companies that have succeeded in doing so, however, are few and far between. Maybe this time around it’ll be different. Enter Reserve, a personal concierge […]

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Trolls Vanquished by Facebook App!…Maybe.

Those of us who get involved in online discussions on various social media sites have first-hand, intimate knowledge of the annoyance of trolls. They’re everywhere. You can hardly click an up-vote anywhere online these days without seeing some vicious comment from “Dude” or “anarchist123,” made only to incite more viciousness from normal human users. In […]

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Wash It, Stretch it, Even Shoot It – Wearable Tech Just Got a Lot More Wearable

Scientists have yet to be the targets of TMZ cameras for their avant-garde fashion statements. Nevertheless, in the world of technology, new “Fabric Circuit Boards” may become all the rage. Most digital devices made today use PCBs – printed circuit boards – while wearable technology is yet limited to smartwatches and Google Glass. However, researchers […]

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The noPhone May Be a Joke, But Mobile Phone Addiction is Not

How long can you go without your smartphone? How do you feel when the battery dies or you misplace it, even for just a few minutes? Most of us can remember life before our phones, but crikey! How did we ever survive?! Enter the noPhone – this is not a phone, but it looks and […]

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Outfitting the Mission to Mars

Apparently NASA consulted Pixar and the 1950’s for futuristic space suit designs. You probably know by now that NASA – and possibly other, private entrepreneurs – has its eyes on Mars as the new frontier for space exploration. As with all previous explorations outside Earth’s atmosphere, the technology involved takes a step forward each time. […]

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Are Transhumanists Pushing Us into the Next Stage in Evolution?

#83987909 / gettyimages.com Still wearing your tech devices? Just implant them already. Or is that taking things a little too far? Technology has always extended human ability, making primitive people stronger or better somehow – weapons and tools, beasts of burden, writing, mathematics, etc. And what we now call “wearable tech” – everything from eye […]

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How the Maker Faire Restored My Faith in Humanity

What happened to the happy-go-lucky, carefree, everything-is-awesome kid I used to be? It’s hard to pinpoint specific experiences — I think it comes down to life. Life happened. I went to college, grew up, moved on to see what the world was actually like, and decided that it’s not what I’d expected. It’s only natural […]

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Newegg Unplugged

Immediately after reading the October 4 blog post by René on prepping for the imminent Zombie Apocalypse, I started to mentally locate where I’d left some of the essential safety items that I already own as well as create a tentative shopping list. However, sometime later, I started to reflect on zombies in general – […]

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