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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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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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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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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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“Hi, I’m a Mac, and Now I’m Also a PC.” Does the Apple/IBM Partnership Signify the End of the Mac vs. PC Debate?

When Apple unveiled their first Macintosh computer 30 years ago, they also released a notorious commercial that depicted IBM as “Big Brother” from George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. In the book, the year 1984 is a dystopian civilization where an omnipresent government punishes individualism and independent thinking. In the commercial, civilians march in unison as […]

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Sending Americans Back to the Moon Would be a Waste of Time

“Sending Americans back to the moon would be a waste of time.” This is what Buzz Aldrin said recently in response to an interview question asked by a couple of teenage actors from the science-fiction film Earth to Echo. Instead, the second man to ever walk on the moon told the young movie stars that […]

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Man’s Best Friend is Now a Cyber Criminal’s Worst Enemy

Dogs have been used for law enforcement purposes since the Middle Ages when bloodhounds were trained to hunt for outlaws. England’s King Henry I was so fond of using dogs to keep out intruders that he had an entire system of stables, kennels and mews designed to protect the Royal Palaces. By the time the […]

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The New Dodge Challenger is Ushering in a New Era of Muscle Car Technology, But is It Overkill?

You probably saw a few classic cars out on the road this past Fourth of July weekend. Everything from restored Model T’s to custom hot rods were cruising the streets, and if you’re an automobile aficionado like myself, you look forward to seeing these vehicles in action every Independence Day. But with so many nice […]

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This Blog Post Was Not Written By a Robot (Yet)

I don’t consider myself a great writer. I don’t even consider myself a good writer. But I do take pride in knowing that I work hard on all my blog posts and that I always do my best to provide you, the reader, with interesting topics and some sort of personal insight. When you read […]

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Unscrambled Q&A: Should Certain Technology Be Banned?

Last week Google Glass officially launched in the United Kingdom. For the sum of 1,000 pounds ($1,700 USD), any U.K. consumer who is interested in testing out one of the most advanced pieces of technology can do so. Unfortunately, not everyone wants this to happen – namely the movie theater industry. According to The Inquirer, […]

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