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  • Microsoft’s RoomAlive dubbed a ‘real life Holodeck’

    Microsoft has been working hard to draw gamers more fully into their consoles for years. Their latest immersive research project aptly named ...

  • Wearable tech for a better you

    Alongside the iPhone 6 release, Apple’s big announcement at its latest event was something in a brand new product category for them, the Apple ...

  • Kickstart your dream

    So many of us dream of bringing a great idea to life. It’s the transition from dream to reality that gives us trouble. Sure, you can always find ...

  • ATMs, not always your friend

    It was bound to happen eventually. I travel regularly for work and I need hard funds for the subway, taxis and of course, coffee. Outside of ...

  • Going up

    Sir Arthur C. Clarke, British writer, inventor, explorer and television host was once asked, “when will a space elevator become a reality.” His ...

  • Outside of straight-up wooden blocks, it’s hard to get lower tech than Lego

    Sure, Lego blocks are produced from Space Age, primarily ABS, plastics and advanced robotics are used on the production floor at the Billund, ...

  • Smart travel photos

    It took a long time, Google+. It’s been almost two years since initial launch, but you finally have my attention. How did you do it? I just ...

  • Ransomware — Pirates want your phone

    Ransomware. Even the term lends itself to images of nefarious lurkers in the shadows, waiting for the ideal moment to snatch something you love ...

  • Net neutrality — Internet in the fast lane

    Or in the slow lane if someone chooses not to pay the toll. Last Thursday, the U.S. telecommunications regulator, the Federal Communications ...

  • Do some research before choosing a system cleaner

    If you use Google Search or visit any other website that has ads, which is hard to avoid, you’ve probably seen ads for products that claim to ...