This year several major news sources like Time Magazine and the New York Times released articles describing humanity's new shortened attention span thanks to smartphones and technology. The clickbait headlines shouted that goldfish can now concentrate for longer than humans can. Smartphone detractors have long said that smartphones are damaging our brains and ruining our ability to communicate. Is...

Back in 2014, The Verge writer Sean Hollister claimed that the age of the iPod had ended. Hollister has some good points. Even a quick look at his chart showing how iPod sales declined dramatically just as iPad and iPhone sales skyrocketed will convince some people that MP3 players have lost their place in the world. MP3 players might have...

Long gone are the days when video game plots consisted of nothing more than trying to kill a monkey who's throwing barrels at you. Though various plotlines abound in today's games, some stand out from the monotony of first person shooters and massive multiplayers. From their stunning effects and sound editing to a storyline that keeps you from skipping...

Allergies are a growing problem. Over half of the U.S. population currently suffers from allergies, and children with two allergic parents have a 70 percent chance of developing allergies of their own. Fortunately, technology is working hard to keep pace with this issue, offering a slew of innovative solutions that can transform the daily routines and critical responses of...

Ask yourself how secure you think your technology is. Does your PC have virus software? Is the firewall enabled? Is your Internet connection wired or wireless? If you say "no" or "not sure" to any of these questions, you have a problem. Your information might be getting broadcast to any passing hacker who finds your data. While this isn't to...

If you love gadgets and science, you have almost certainly been pining for a 3D printer you can experiment with at home. Ten years ago, these devices were huge, costly pieces of manufacturing equipment that were out of reach of the average person. 3D printers are still expensive, but there are some options for hobbyists who want to be...

With home automation apps and devices on the rise, it is important to understand that you too can create a smart home environment without breaking your bank. Creating a cost-efficient smart home requires some technical knowledge as well as a little creativity. Starting with the hub, product’s like Samsung’s SmartThings Hub and Apple’s HomeKit have been noted as great...
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