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A Shattered Collection of My Best Memories: An Immediate Solution Thanks to Stellar Photo Recovery

Who doesn’t love creating new memories and saving them as photos on a smartphone, PC, or any other digital media? While many of us share some on social media, we keep the most precious and private ones to ourselves. Sadly, my hard drive of photos became corrupted, which held images…

Adobe Acrobat Pro is the ultimate solution for increased productivity

Disclosure: Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. Despite our many technological advances today, we still sit with situations where we open several apps for a task. You use one to compile a document, another one…

GOM Mix Max’s Big Launch

GOM & Company is releasing its newest video editing software, GOM Mix Max, with a big launch celebration. Focused on balancing high-quality and plentiful features, GOM Mix Max will be a powerful tool for new editors and veterans alike. Users who sign up now can get GOM Mix Max for free for…

Is The FBI Watching You Through Your Laptop?
This news will either frighten you or it will do nothing at all. It seems there is no end to the ways that the US Government can spy on people these days. Every day, it seems, new information is revealed that takes things a step further than the day... Read more
Run Safer With Smart Sneakers
Running has become incredibly popular as of late, and it’s not too hard to see why. Recent studies have been done that show running a few times a week can actually serve to increase your lifespan by approximately 5 years. Who knew? And, since running is becoming so popular,... Read more
Keep Your Eggs Fresh With The Egg Minder
Have you ever thrown away a bunch of eggs because you had no idea whether they were still any good or not? That is probably more of a common experience than most people would like to admit. There’s an expiration date on most egg cartons, but who knows how... Read more
Nintendo Doesn’t Care What You Think
At the end of the day, Nintendo doesn’t really care what their fans think. This is the message many are getting after the President for Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime, basically said just that in a recent interview. In a market now dominated by Sony and Microsoft, one would... Read more
Tongue Drive System Allows Tongues To Guide Wheelchairs
Anne Laumann, a professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, has helped to design something that could drastically improve the way paralyzed individuals get around. She has designed the Tongue Drive System, which allows wheelchairs to be controlled with, you guessed it – a tongue. Using a magnetic stud inserted... Read more
Live Under The Sea With Fabien Cousteau
In 1964, the Oscar winning documentary World Without Sun was released. The movie documented famed oceanaut Jacques Cousteau as he and 5 other men lived for an entire month under the Red Sea at a depth of 33 feet. They lived in a tiny underwater village appropriately called Starfish House.... Read more
Give A Taste Of Your Brand With Beef Jerky Business Cards
In general, business cards aren’t all that exciting. At the end of the day they all really look the same. They have a company name, an employee name, a phone number, an email address, and maybe a cell phone number. If you’re lucky they’ll be printed with some nice... Read more
Set Sail On Your Phone With Assassin’s Creed: Pirates!
If you just can’t get enough of Assassin’s Creed on your home gaming console, there is a new version of the hit game coming to smartphones and tablets. Assassin’s Creed: Pirates will release on December 5, 2013, on both Android and iOS devices. This isn’t the first time Ubisoft... Read more
Microsoft Gives Gamers Free Games Due To Xbox One Problems
Microsoft’s Xbox One released on November 22 with unparalleled results. The console sold over 1 million units within the first 24 hours alone, making it Microsoft’s best-selling console at the time of its release. Even the $499 price tag did not deter those who were determined to get their... Read more
Take R2-D2 For A Ride & Let Him Charge Your Devices
What Star Wars fan hasn’t wanted to have an on-board R2-D2 with them in their vehicle? In the classic movies, R2-D2 was pretty much able to do just about anything that needed to be done. He could unlock doors, communicate with all kinds of computers, fix aircraft mid-flight – heck, he... Read more
Control Paper Airplanes From Your Phone With PowerUp 3.0
I have to admit, I am really excited about this little gadget. Writing for Techbeat, I am able to get glimpses at all kinds of new technology, and while all of it is exciting, some of it really stands apart from the rest. This potential game changer created by... Read more
The Best & Worst Laptop Manufacturers
Buying a laptop is a very important decision. After all, you’re hopefully buying a computer that’s going to last more than a year, and you don’t want to buy something that will be completely outdated as soon as you plug it in for the first time. You also don’t... Read more
Nike FuelBand SE Fails To Get Moving
It seems everyone these days is breaking into the healthy living movement. Passengers who don’t want to pay for a subway ticket in Moscow can do 30 squats in exchange for a free ticket on the train. Many employers out there offer some type of healthy living incentive for... Read more
Sony Patents A SmartWig

Sony Patents A SmartWig

News November 29, 2013

Okay, now this is just plain weird. Sony has patented and created all kinds of technology in the past, and most of it made sense. Now, however, they’ve done something that makes no sense to any of us. They have patented a SmartWig. Yes, you read that right –... Read more
Remove Prying Eyes With This Laptop Privacy Briefcase
If you’ve ever been on a flight (or a train, subway, or bus ride for that matter), you know that the passengers next to you can get a little nosy sometimes. There are few things worse than when you realize that the neighbor in the seat next to you... Read more
Keep Your Frozen Seat Warm With Helios Outdoor Furniture
There’s a reason most BBQ’s and outdoor social events happen in the summer time, and it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out why. There’s a simple reason – it’s warm outside! Most people don’t want to sit outside on their patio furniture when it is below 50... Read more
Tiny Roadie Will Tune Your Guitar
As an amateur guitar player who is mostly tone deaf, I really hate to tune my guitar strings. Since I can’t do it by ear (at all), I either have to rely on an app on my phone or I have to ask someone who has better ears than... Read more
Your Smart TV Might Be Watching You
A Smart TV is great, except when it gets a little bit too smart for its own good. In theory, viewers are supposed to watch the TV and not the other way around, but some owners of certain LG smart TV’s are finding that their television sets are routinely... Read more