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Minor Tech Makeovers: Cheap Tricks to Make You Think You Own a New Gadget

Minor Tech Makeovers: Cheap Tricks to Make You Think You Own a New Gadget

Spring is great for a lot of reasons. I can finally sit next to an open window without shivering. (I’ve found through VERY scientific research that I can stand about an hour and a half of 50 degree weather in a t-shirt before I get way too cold and have to close my window.) Baseball is on almost all the time, and I ...

April Fools’ Day 2014: Here Are the Best Internet Pranks

April Fools’ Day 2014: Here Are the Best Internet Pranks

Tuesday is the day to keep an eye out for whoopee cushions on seats and (hopefully)-joke dog turds in fridges. But April Fools' Day isn't only about physical practical jokes anymore, the internet has becomes riddled with tricksters too. Last year, we had companies pumping good advertising budget into April Fools' jokes. ...

WSJ: Asus’ Windows/Android Hybrid Device, the Transformer Book Duet, is Dead

WSJ: Asus’ Windows/Android Hybrid Device, the Transformer Book Duet, is Dead

Asus' dual-boot Transformer Book Duet is dead. At CES this year, one of the big stories was dual-OS devices. Spurred on by encouragement from chipmaker Intel, Asus announced the Transformer Book Duet, a hybrid laptop and tablet that switches between Microsoft Windows and Google's Android on the fly. The device was an ...

11 Questions Successful People Instinctively Ask

11 Questions Successful People Instinctively Ask

Wichita State men’s basketball coach Gregg Marshall can do no wrong. Marshall recently led his Shockers to a perfect 31-0 regular season, the first team to accomplish the feat since St. Joe’s in 2004. He also took Wichita State to the NCAA Final Four in 2013. With so much going right, why would the bespectacled ...

Leak: Windows Phone 8.1 Notification Center Screenshots

Leak: Windows Phone 8.1 Notification Center Screenshots

Microsoft is currently preparing its first major update to Windows Phone 8. A highly requested Notification Center feature will be included with Windows Phone 8.1, allowing users to customize and control their app notifications. Winphollowers has published screenshots from an internal Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, ...

‘Coinye West’ is Bitcoin for the Masses

‘Coinye West’ is Bitcoin for the Masses

When Kanye West wrote the lyric, "I'm chilling, trying to stack these millions," he probably did not mean digital currency. But a new technology might give him pause, or at least have him scratching his head. In a sign that the frenzy over Bitcoin may have reached a new level of ridiculousness, there is now another ...

Xbox One Sells Out At Best Buy

Xbox One Sells Out At Best Buy

Today is the day that diehard gamers have been looking forward to all year -- it's Xbox One launch day. Launching in 15 markets for $499.99 (USD), Microsoft's first new console since 2005 is launching with 22 titles for you to choose from. This day has been a long time coming, and Best Buy is ready for it. I chatted with ...

What Bragging on Facebook Says About Us

What Bragging on Facebook Says About Us

“I am so honored to announce…” “I am excited to tell everyone…” “Guess what happened to me?!” On a typical day, our Facebook News Feeds are full of swagger and bravado. Someone always has something to brag about. We’ve all done it, although certain people (and we know exactly who they are) boast ...

Tomorrow Will Not Be Like Today

Tomorrow Will Not Be Like Today

Tomorrow will not be like today. Today you will experience the slowest rate of technological change in your lifetime. Tomorrow, it will be faster and the pace of change will continue to increase. Managing this change and learning to adapt will separate the successful from the extinct. Adapt or die. That's what the 6th ...

7 Sharing Concepts Like Zipcar That Millennials Will Love

7 Sharing Concepts Like Zipcar That Millennials Will Love

“Hey, man. Need your car this weekend?” Across America, millions of Millennials are probably asking that very question to a friend with access to a vehicle. That’s because, according to a story from NPR, our generation would rather borrow than own, especially with big-ticket items like Fords and Chevys. If we ...