Pluto FTW

Have you ever broken up with someone only to later realize they were much cooler than you thought? That’s basically what’s going on with Pluto. To the dismay of...

Stojo Pocket Cup Review

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

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

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...

Highlights from 50 years of CES

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

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

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

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

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

  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?

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...

The Rise And Fall Of Pokémon Go

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

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...

NES Classic Edition In Short Supply

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,...

The Futurist and the Door Lock

Doors are portals. Sometimes they’re just a means to an entrance, and sometimes they lead to other worlds. If you had a wealthy friend, maybe you remember walking into...
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