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HTC's Power to Give
Have you ever wished your smartphone could do more? Forget about multitasking – what if your smartphone could save humanity? Those questions are the driving force behind HTC’s Power to Give program on its One and Butterfly phones. Power to Give makes your device more than “just a phone” – you can now use your Continue Reading →
Tech in the Classroom
The modern classroom has opted for digital over print, virtual over reality and innovation over tradition. Twenty-first century technology has revolutionized our classrooms, giving educators more teaching tools and students more ways to engage in the learning process. How we teach and learn will never be the same. Implementation of Tech Tools iPads and other Continue Reading →
Nike+ FuelBand
Nike recently discontinued Nike Fuel bands and fired a bunch of related staff. President and CEO Mark Parker said, “I think we will be part of wearables going forward. It’ll be integrated into other products that we create, and then we’ll look at expanding our partnerships to create more reach for the Nike Fuel and Continue Reading →
Aereo
According to aereo.com, “With Aereo, you can watch real, live TV through a tiny remote antenna you control over the Internet — from home or anywhere in your home coverage area.” If you’re a TV viewer with a broadband connection to the public Internet, this seems like an awesome idea. For $8 per month, you Continue Reading →
Best Nature Apps
Some of the most interesting educational apps ask students to explore and study the world outside the classroom. These five apps will inspire you to take an outdoor study break for further analysis. Leafsnap for iPad (Free) Leafsnap nurtures an appreciation for the beauty and diversity of one segment of our living environment. It helps take Continue Reading →
Coachella 2014
I just spent three days in Indio listening to a whole bunch of my favorite music. From Queens of the Stone Age to Lorde to ZZ Ward, everything about my first festival was memorable. But from a tech perspective, one thing trumps all else: the festival’s wristbands. (If your guess was the two-minute voiceover about Heartbleed Continue Reading →

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Samsung Galaxy S5
I’ve been using the Samsung Galaxy S4 as my main mobile device for just about a year now (it launched in March 2013 and was made publically available in April 2013) and I like it – but to be as honest as possible, I don’t love it. My main issues with the S4 have to Continue Reading →
iPad 2
I have an iPad 2. I don’t use it very much, but it’s there for me whenever a new game comes out … or whenever my Macbook is just out of reach. The iPad 2 came out on March 11, 2011. In the grand scheme of things (and I’m not talking about the “cosmic calendar” Continue Reading →
Vancive Metria
Wearable technology usually evokes images of fitness-tracking wristbands such as the Jawbone UP or FitBit Force. More athletic types might envision Polar H7 strap-on heart rate monitors or Nike Fuel bands, while others might think about Samsung’s Galaxy Gear or try to imagine what Apple’s new iWatch might look like. But wearable technology is quickly Continue Reading →

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