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This One Gadget May Be the Future of Wearable Tech

Watches. Rings. Necklaces. Wristbands. Clips. Wearable tech is everywhere, promising to make your life easier with instant access to your phone’s capabilities. But these gadgets almost seem superfluous and cumbersome when compared to this one brilliant bracelet. It’s called the Cicret bracelet (pronounced “secret”), and essentially, it gives you instant and full access to all [...]

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Control Your Music Without Touching Your Device

The invention of the personal mp3 player made the entire world realize something we really knew for years: music makes everything better. Going for a run? Skiing the slopes? Roller skating at the park? Music will make all of these activities at least five times better. At least. Unfortunately, these activities undoubtedly come with their [...]

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Marriott Won’t Block Your Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot Anymore

Frequent tech-savvy travelers are used to hotels charging big bucks for the privilege of using the hotel’s provided Wi-Fi as a service. In my experience (and others agree), this Wi-Fi can become quite slow, especially when it’s trying to handle all the smartphones, laptops, and tablets we take with us while traveling. (Have you ever [...]

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A Portable, Mobile Printer for Now

If you’re like me, when you need to print something, you go to work. With a laptop and an iPad at home, not to mention the prevalence of PDF forms that you can send digitally, the uses for home printers are very few these days. Plus, desktop printers are still pretty clunky and cumbersome. Still, [...]

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Run a Small Business? Keep an Eye on Your Competitors with This

My day job is at a NYSE-traded company. They began their social media efforts eight years ago with one guy, and today, that guy has built an entire department. They manage SEO, a corporate blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn content, along with Pinterest and Instagram. They’re constantly in touch with our consumers. And so are our [...]

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Google Glass is “Graduating”…But What Does That Mean?

On Friday, January 15, a post appeared on the Google Glass Google+ page that has since led to a lot of speculation and more than a few hurt feelings. The message was this: that Google Glass is graduating from Google[x] labs. Graduating…to what, exactly? Well, first it’s important to remember that while Google Glass has [...]

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See for the Blind with This Helpful App

Once, when I was in college, I was invited to a school-sponsored lunch with a large group of other students. I joined a table and a conversation among four individuals, but I felt a little left out—they didn’t even acknowledge my presence! Well, come to find out, they were all blind. I learned all about [...]

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Facebooking at Work? It’s OK with Their New App

I would hazard to guess that you’re at work right now, reading this blog. Sure, it’s possible you’re reading at home, in the morning while sipping your coffee or in the evening in the after-dinner/before-bed hours. But when we’re all at work from eight to five, sitting in front of our computers, sometimes it’s impossible [...]

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Find Out How Much Your Stuff is Worth With This

As adults, we accumulate a lot of stuff. Over years and years, we amass lots of little stuff (books, gadgets, clothing) and a few big things, too (couch, dining table, car, house). Wouldn’t you like to know how much your stuff is worth, not just for curiosity’s sake, but for that other adult stuff too, [...]

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Resolved to Organize Your Mobile Inbox? Try This!

Along with all the resolutions to eat healthy and hit the gym, there are just as many people who resolve to get their life organized, including yours truly. Now I’ve found one way to tackle this goal. Just a bit of background: Since I was given a work phone, I’m now responsible to keep up [...]

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