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The Post Modern Skateboard Ditches The Board
I have a confession to make; I can’t skateboard. In fact, I’ve never been able to. The only thing I can seem to do with regularity on a skateboard is fall on my rear to the amusement of everyone watching. I don’t know what it is – I’ve just... Read more
The Bicycles You Never Knew You Needed
Long gone are the days of riding your Huffy with the banana seat and the streamers on the bar ends, but that doesn’t mean the joy of cycling has to be over. Take a look at these different bike designs, each suited to its own unique purpose, and see... Read more
PlayStation 4 Finally Gets New Suspend/Resume Feature
It’s a day PlayStation 4 users have been waiting for since 2013 – the day when they’d finally be able to suspend and resume their games without having to save and load them again from the home screen. Saving and loading games can be such a hassle; I can... Read more
Litelok: Lightweight Bicycle Security
One of the really annoying things about cycling, is the fact that you have to carry a heavy duty lock about with you. If you don’t (sometimes even if you do) you will no doubt have your ride stolen. It is a sad and kind of ironic situation; you spend... Read more
Should Your Smartphone Come With A Health Warning?
I’ve had a smartphone since the days of the iPhone 3GS, and I’ve never looked back once. Not surprisingly, I do most everything on my iPhone – email, music, set up appointments, web research, text, you name it. Oh, I almost forgot – I also occasionally use it to... Read more
2016 Chevrolet Malibu To Feature Teen Driver Mode
It’s the day every teen looks forward to and the day most every parent dreads – the day when their teen becomes a legal, licensed driver. For the teen, it’s the epitome of freedom; for the parent, it’s the beginning of even more worry and anxiety. Not only do... Read more
10 Cheap Apps For Autistic Kids
When my daughter was diagnosed with a severe form of autism over 11 years ago, my husband and I immediately got to work on finding out different tools, devices, games, and programs that would help her. In many cases, her unique ‘brand’ of autism meant we had to adapt... Read more
Girl Allegedly Tries To Poison Mom For Taking Away iPhone
What’s the worst thing you ever did to your parents when you didn’t care for their punishment? Did you yell at them? Slam your bedroom door? Mutter under your breath? Give them the silent treatment for a few days? I remember once when I was upset over getting in... Read more
Gucci & Will.I.AM Team Up For Smartwatch
At this year’s Baselworld trade show, there was a surprise from Tag Heuer as they announced Google and Intel would be joining them to make a high end smartwatch for the market but the real surprise came in the form of musician and celebrity, The musician has joined... Read more
Apple Stores Will Let You Try On Apple Watch For 15 Minutes
Are you excited about the upcoming Apple Watch? Or, are you more like me – you think it’s kind of neat, but aren’t really sure what all you’d do with a smartwatch? We know it’s not going to be cheap, with the least expensive Sport model beginning at $349,... Read more
8 Gadgets You Never Knew You Needed
I absolutely love looking through the online gadget collections, the ones that spout off about the coolest tech gear to hit the market in the next few months. There’s really only one problem with those: if I had an extra $5,000 lying around, I wouldn’t spend it on a... Read more
Orphe Smart Shoes For Dancers and Performers
Orphe is the new smart wearable, which has been developed by Japanese startup No New Folk Studio. They are like a version of the light up, pressure sensitive sneakers that you can pick up for your kids in the local store. Only way cooler. The startup is currently looking for backers for... Read more
Aeromobil: You Could Buy A Flying Car In 2017
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been enamored with the idea of a flying car. I guess it’d be safe to blame it on the Back to the Future movies, because that’s always been the image that’s popped into my head whenever I picture cars in flight. You... Read more
Back To The Drawing Board: Google Delivery Drone Fails
The drone delivery program from Google was part of the company’s drone-delivery system Project Wing, under the Google Project X research lab. The idea was for the delivery drones to be able to take-off vertically and then land vertically. This is the key feature that would be useful in busy... Read more
Tag Heuer, Intel and Google Team Up To Make A Smartwatch
Without a doubt, the smartwatch is this year’s tech must have item. I mean, if you are going to buy a wearable then you are going to be looking at a smartwatch. Unless of course you just need a fitness tracker, but (exercise aside) where’s the fun in that? The... Read more
Awesome Baby Gadgets For New Parents In Your Life
Here’s a bit of trivia: did you know that September has the highest numbers of babies born, followed by August, July, then June? Guess what that means? Statistically, you’re going to be invited to some baby showers in the near future. As any veteran parents can tell you (and... Read more
Windows 10 Will Log You In Using Your Biometric Data
Are you looking forward to Windows 10? Many people are thanks to the resounding disappointment Windows 8 seemed to be with the masses. The last Windows version I used was 7, and I have to say I thought it ran smoothly and I don’t remember any problems with it.... Read more
Amazing On-Board Video of Eagle Soaring Over Dubai
I’m always up for an awesome animal video, especially if it involves an animal that flies – and the ones I enjoy the most are the ones where you actually get to see as close as possible what the animal sees. I came across a video of an eagle... Read more