Stojo Pocket Cup Review

April 26th, 2017 I’m the kind of person that’s on the go a lot. Not for any particular reason, as I don’t really have anywhere to go most of the time. But that’s not the...

Improving Smart Home Security

April 18th, 2017 Without even darkening the doorway, someone has burglarized your home. And there were no broken windows, no crowbars, no ski masks or vinyl gloves –  just a...

The Problems with Smart Home Security

April 15th, 2017 The Problems with Smart Home Security are complicated. Without even darkening the doorway, someone has burglarized your home. And there were no broken windows, no...

Interview with Science Writer Leonard David

April 4th, 2017 Innovation & Tech Today: What do we know about Mars so far? LD: Finding out about Mars has really turned out to be, I guess in a way, a “get to know me”...

Our canine companions really understand us

March 30th, 2017 Man's best friend has helped out his human scientists pals yet again -- this time with research that confirms dogs' ability to process speech. The study, which will...

Video Interview with Hip Hop Superstar Akon

January 23rd, 2017 One of the things that sets CES apart from other trade shows (and, man, is there a ruck of them) is its unique celebrity draw. You duck into a restroom for a quick break...

Highlights from 50 years of CES

January 23rd, 2017 Back before 1967, the primary place to exhibit new consumer electronics (like the first handheld calculator) was actually the Chicago Music Show. In 1967, however,...

Exciting Expectations For #CES2017

January 23rd, 2017 There’s plenty of enthusiasm for this year’s CES, and for good reason. With the conference celebrating its 50th year, we get to look back at how much technology has...

Journalist's Survival Guide To CES

January 23rd, 2017 CES 2017 is officially getting ready to kick off, and there will be no shortage of news, interviews, and interesting new technology to report on. However, this isn’t...

The Problem With Facebook Live Audio

December 27th, 2016 Ever determined to be more than just a place to scroll past baby photos, Facebook is continuing to expand itself with Facebook Live Audio, part of their new Live 360...

Dan Carlin Talks Hardcore History

December 14th, 2016 The podcast has forever disrupted traditional radio and how people get information in general. Perusing iTunes leads one to the conclusion that there is a podcast for...

3 Trends To Watch For In VR Gaming

December 14th, 2016   The arrival of virtual reality headsets in 2016 has defined much of the year in gaming. Toward the beginning of the year we previewed the rise of these...

Is Smart Tech Making Us Dumb?

December 13th, 2016 Is smart tech making us dumb? Many seem to think so; yet, whenever this view is expressed publicly, smart tech critics tend to sound like Luddites, anti-millennials, or...

Feathered dinosaur tail discovered in amber

December 9th, 2016 If you're like me, you like your dinosaurs with scales (à la like in Jurassic Park). Despite their portrayal in popular culture, though, I'm sure most of us have...

The Rise And Fall Of Pokémon Go

December 5th, 2016 July of 2016 already seems like ages ago. The sun was shining, the Chicago Cubs had an empty trophy case, and everyone was walking around looking at their phones. OK,...

Social Media Brownie Points

December 5th, 2016 We need to have a conversation about the endless political/social commentary petitions that fill our social media feeds. Enough is enough. We get it. You care deeply...

Confronting the Expanding Virtual Caliphate

November 22nd, 2016 ISIS is using social media and the Internet to garner unprecedented numbers of Western-based supporters. The alarming trend has everyone from the White House to private...

NES Classic Edition In Short Supply

November 15th, 2016 If you’re like me, your top priority over the past week has been obtaining the recently launched NES Classic Edition (or "NES Mini") console. And, if you’re like me,...
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