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Words Of Wisdom From Steve Jobs
From time to time we all need a little motivation (if not a quick up the backside) to help us not just to keep going but to provide us with some motivation. When it comes to providing inspiration for all technology lovers, Steve Jobs has to be the go... Read more
Your Amazon Prime Cost Might Be Going Up
Do you use Amazon Prime? If you’re not currently a Prime subscriber but have been seriously thinking about signing up, now is the perfect time to do it, as there are talks in the air of Amazon increasing its yearly subscription cost. If you’re not using Amazon Prime right... Read more
Meet Oyster: The E-Book Cousin Of Netflix
Netflix has changed the way we watch television. Instead of paying for cable or renting all kinds of movies, we can just sign up for a $7.99 unlimited streaming plan and watch almost anything and everything we’ve ever wanted to watch. I’d even venture a guess that many of... Read more
Honda Unveils Automatic Braking Feature
It seems vehicles are continually becoming more and more automated these days. Pretty soon, all we may have to do is strap ourselves in to the “driver’s” seat and tell the vehicle where we want it to take us, close our eyes and enjoy the ride. I’ve read recently... Read more
Look What TSA Stopped From Getting On Your Airplane In 2013
Anyone who has boarded a plane in the days since 9/11 has probably gotten just a tad bit irritated with the TSA officials. We have to show up for our flight 2 hours early, we have to wait in a huge security line, and then we have to put... Read more
Bill Gates Loses To 23 Year Old Chess Player
Bill Gates is a lot of things: founder of Microsoft, richer than almost anyone else alive, brilliant, you name it. But none of those attributes helped him out one tiny bit when he faced off against a young man in a chess match on a Swedish talk show. Of... Read more
Charge Your Phone With A Lightsaber
What Star Wars fan hasn’t wanted to carry around a lightsaber at some point in their life? The elegant weapon of Jedi Knights would be sure to gain the immediate respect of everyone who saw it hanging from your belt. And you could even add to that respect if you... Read more
Russia is Building An Army Of Drones
How do you envision the world ending? Global warming? Do you see aliens finally coming to take us to the mothership? Maybe you imagine some kind of cataclysmic nuclear warfare? Or, maybe you picture some kind of all out World War 4 where all of the citizens left on... Read more
iTrace App Teaches Handwriting To Kids
We live in a very digital world. Indeed, I think we spend a whole lot more time online than we do offline, and I think there will eventually be some major consequences to that. Don’t hear me wrong – I’m not at all against technology and I am excited... Read more
Amazon to Ship Your Stuff Before You Buy it
Have you ever noticed how freakingly good Amazon is at keeping track of the things you look at on their site? Not only can you go back and look at everything you’ve viewed in their store, they also regularly use all of that data to show you other similar... Read more
Christ The Redeemer Struck By Lightning
I’ve seen quite a few lightning storms in my day, but I have never seen anything quite like this. It turns out that Rio de Janeiro has been getting hit pretty hard by lightning storms as of late. Recently, they had a lightning storm with some pretty shocking (I... Read more
Target Data Breach is Much Worse Than First Thought
If retail giant Target was hoping hoping to catch a break any time soon, they are now officially out of luck. Remember when it was reported in December that the credit card information from approximately 40 million guests was stolen from their physical stores all across the United States?... Read more
Take A Look At The Boeing Plane That Protects The US’s Leaders
Have you ever wondered what would happen to the national leaders of the United States in the event of a nuclear attack? (Or any attack where their lives are in danger?) You’ve probably heard of the President’s plane – Air Force One – and that would definitely keep him... Read more
T-Mobile Will Buy You Out Of Your Phone Contract
If you are tired of being shackled to your cell phone contract with AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint and don’t want to pay any kind of outrageous early termination fee to end your relationship with them, I think I may have some good news for you. After all, who would... Read more
Audi Will Make Sure You Never Hit Another Red Light
The great pet peeve of many a driver is nothing other than the red light. Can anyone out there honestly say they enjoy sitting at stoplights and waiting for them to turn green again? And, it never fails – whenever you are in a hurry, you are bound to... Read more
The Marvel Experience – Coming Soon To A Town Near You!
I’m not too old to be ashamed to admit that I still love all things comic books. For as long as I can remember, comics and superheroes have played a big part of my life. I collected the comics, the action figures, the movies, you name it and I... Read more
Sleep Number Now Offers A SmartBed
There are all kinds of apps out there nowadays that measure the quality of your sleep. They’re all really simple to use – most of the time, all you have to do is tell it you’re going to sleep, tell it the right time you need to wake up,... Read more
Keep Your Hands Warm With A ToastyMUG
How many times have you gripped your hands around your steaming coffee cup on those frigid mornings when you want to do anything but leave the house? This happens especially on those outdoor camping trips when the temperature is slightly less than ideal. We pour the coffee (or favorite... Read more