Category Archive: Technology

Dec 13

New Wearable Device Could Mimic Psychoactive Drugs

Wearable devices are the hot ticket this year; and as is the case with most new pieces of technology, there is a chance that people will get addicted to the joy or convenience or mystery they offer. But a new wearable device can feed another kind of addiction. It is not a piece of communication …

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Nov 29

Welcome To The Streaming Content Generation

Streaming content from the internet is the new trend, particularly as the web and wireless networking continues to become more and more integrated with household devices. Both Netflix and Hulu continue to grow in popularity as are various “internet tv” channels. This has prompted many people to ditch cable and traditional programming for streaming options. …

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Nov 09

Cockroaches To The Rescue!!

It may not be an attractive idea on the surface, but North Carolina University researchers have developed a rig that could put cockroaches to good use. They made a proverbial “electronic backpack,” a rig that contains a computer chip and microphones and a few tiny solar panels. What kind of rig would need all of …

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Oct 24

Apple Pay Glitch Charges Some Users Twice For the Same Transaction

It wouldn’t be a new tech release if there was not one or two snags and Apple Pay has finally encountered its first one. Apparently, some Apple Pay users have been getting charged double for purchases they made. “We apologize for the inconvenient and are correcting this issue immediately and all duplicates will be refunded,” …

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Oct 16

Organizer of E3 Says GamerGate Threats are Just ‘Wrong’

The nation’s top video game trade group spoke out this week against all the threats that have been made towards women in the gaming industry. “Threats of violence and harassment are wrong,” an Entertainment Software Association (ESA) spokesman told The Washington Post. “They have to stop. There is no place in the video game community—or …

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Sep 14

Apple Pay Takes Major Hit, Wal-Mart and Best Buy Will Not Use System

You win some, you lose some. That’s all Apple can really say after Wal-Mart and Best Buy announced that they would not be implementing the scanners necessary for Apple Pay to be used in their stores. Apple Pay uses a near field communication (NFC) to connect with the latest iPhone to allow the user to …

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Aug 31

New Facebook Search Feature Soon Available

So Facebook is changing things up again. Don’t worry, it looks like this time they might have actually done something with users in mind. Facebook, apparently obsessed with tracking lifelines, want to make old posts more readily available to you. Their new search feature will make it easier for you to find old posts and …

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Jul 23

Apple Granted Patent for a Device Named iTime

Apple was on Tuesday awarded a patent for the ‘iTime” device by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This adds evidence to the speculation that Apple is developing a smartwatch. The patent does not reveal much information about Apple’s plans. The patent describes an electronic device to be worn by the user that will …

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