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LinkNYC

The Future of Public Communications is Coming to NYC

And it’s gonna be here sooner than you might think. LinkNYC is a unique and unprecendented communications network that will bring the fastest available municipal Wi-Fi to millions of New Yorkers and visitors. The five-borough LinkNYC network, which will be funded through advertising revenues, will be built at no cost to taxpayers and is looking [...]

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Don’t Just Make Your Home Smart—Make it Brilliant

Back in July, we told you about how you could make your home smarter by using a system called Wink. Back then, it was summer…I don’t know if you remember, but it was warm, and your movements throughout the day centered around if the place you were going had air conditioning. And that’s why we [...]

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Add This Bionic Bird to Your Holiday Wish List

When I was a kid, remote controlled cars were the ultimate gift to receive. It didn’t quite matter if the car was fast—it just mattered if I could control it without touching it. That same fascination lives on today in the technology that created Bionic Bird—the Furtive Drone. It’s not a remote controlled plane shaped [...]

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Instagram Filters Not Enough? Try These Tricks

Let’s be honest: Instagram filters, and even their new customizable features, can only do so much. Sometimes there are bigger fish to fry in those pictures of yours. Don’t worry. Help is on the way. And my guess is that you’ve already seen the outputs of these two services on your Facebook or Instagram feeds. [...]

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The Next Evolution in Wearable Fitness Tech

At this point, we can all agree—the fitness applications of wearable tech are many. But they all seem to tell us the same things. You can track your steps, your calories, and your heart rate. But this tiny, 10-gram device can track your movements through time and space, giving you an all-access pass to the [...]

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Parents, Rejoice: Disney Movies Now Really Are Available Anywhere

Oh, Disney, you sly old fox. You’ve gone and done it again. Disney has always been an innovator in the realm of children’s animated and live-action films, and now, Disney Movies Anywhere is giving you incredible access to all the Disney, Disney Pixar, and Marvel movies you (and your kids) desire. Through the Disney Movies [...]

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This Free Service Will Change the Way Your Organization Communicates

Integration is a big buzzword in business right now. Integration among departments in a company, integration across social media platforms, and integration of goals and objectives. But with almost every department working based on their own systems and rules, this kind of “synergy” (ugh, another buzzword) can be difficult to reach, let alone master. Slack [...]

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Click Your Heels, Summon a Cab? It’ll Be Possible With This

Wearable technology is getting pretty elaborate, and it seems there’s something for everyone. But if you think back, Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz had a great piece of wearable tech, and she didn’t even know it. Those ruby slippers and the slick three-clicks-and-I’m-home trick she did was pretty impressive. Well, iStrategyLabs must’ve thought so [...]

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Need Help? These Robots Can Assist You

Robots currently do a lot for us. They put our cars together. They entertain the little ones. But mostly, they star in futuristic dystopian films on the big screen. Until now. This week, Lowe’s announced that it will be introducing retail service robots in an Orchard Supply Hardware store in San Jose, California, to study [...]

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Stay Connected to Your Pets With This Gadget

If you’re a pet person (raises hand) or know a pet person, then you know that pets are family. But, just like the rest of your family, it seems you’re away from them a lot. This gadget changes all that, and it’s super cool. It’s called a Petcube. It’s simple and serves its purpose beautifully (no [...]

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