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Technology & Computers

Are Cars with Smartphone Interactivity Taking Technology Too Far, or Making Driving Safer?

If you’ve been out of the car-buying market for a few years and are planning on purchasing a new vehicle soon, you’ll likely be surprised at the variety of features available today. Many features that were once considered a luxury upgrade now come standard. From heated seats to rearview camera displays, even the most basic … Continue reading »

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New App Promises to Curb Your Facebook Addiction

If you’re like millions of people across the country, you have a problem, and that problem involves being addicted to social media. Sure, social media can be fun, but when you can’t go half an hour without checking your smartphone, you know it’s starting to interfere with your life. A new app, FBRehab, is designed … Continue reading »

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New Technology May Change Your TV Viewing Experience

If you’re thinking about getting a new television in 2014, there are some exciting features you’ll want to know about. Though 3D television hasn’t taken off in the past few years as they had hoped, all of the major TV manufacturers are continuing to look for the next technology that consumers will embrace. Flat screens … Continue reading »

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Crafters, Rejoice! New Stamping Technology Revealed At CES

The 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show, known as CES to most folks, made a lot of headlines this year. Stories of wildly innovative and boundary-pushing technology wins us over year and after year, and this one was no different. For crafters, one product really stood out, especially given that it is both practical and affordable. … Continue reading »

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No-Touch Technology Making Rapid Advances

No-touch technology is making its appearance with smartphones such as the Pantech Perception and the Samsung Galaxy S4. High-tech sensors and cameras can be credited with advances in this feature. So far, these devices allow users to look through pictures and even answer a phone call with a sweep of the hand across the screen. … Continue reading »

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Phonebloks New Wave of Cell Phone-Saving Technology

Several weeks ago, Dave Hakkens announced an idea for a phone that comes apart like Lego’s. He calls it Phonebloks, and it will revolutionize the way we currently treat our cell phones when they are no longer usable. Cell phones become obsolete so quickly nowadays. As soon as we have an issue with a particular … Continue reading »

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The Pros and Cons of Smart Home Security Systems

In the past, the typical home security system featured one or more surveillance cameras and an alarm system. However, as technology has evolved, home security systems have evolved as well. One such evolution has come about as the idea of the smart home has become more popular. A smart home is a home where some … Continue reading »

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App Allows Homeowners to Turn Old iPhones, iPads into Home Security System

After entrepreneur Gene Wang’s mother’s home was burglarized twice in one year, he began to think about cost-effective ways to set up a home security system in one’s home. His work led him to develop an app called Presence, which allows homeowners to turn their old iPhones, iPods, and iPads into security cameras. Wang realized … Continue reading »

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Home Security Advances Aid Police in Catching Criminals

Technological advances have not only made home security systems more sophisticated, they have also made them much better at helping law enforcement identify and catch criminals. Because of high-resolution cameras and other enhanced features, home security systems are able to capture better videos. This may lead to better images of criminals who have broken into … Continue reading »

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Go-Go Gadget Watch

Like Inspector Gadget before us, Americans may also soon be wearing a high-tech watch capable of performing a wide range of features. The New York Times recently reported Apple, the Fortune 500 company that brought us the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad, is “experimenting with wrist-like devices,” complete with a curved glass and that … Continue reading »

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