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Posted June 06, 2018in Tech Talk

‘Fortnite’ is winning the entertainment battle

A cartoonishly violent, freemium videogame Most every tech-enabled marketplace celebrates a new industry darling each year. Whether it’s movies, social media, podcasting, transportation, applications, music or any other silo of technologically enhanced goods creation, some unforeseen innovation captures the industry eyes. But every once in a while, something rises above

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Posted May 02, 2018in Tech Talk

Facebook knows virtually everything about you

And, passively, it’s all your fault. Ninety-five percent of the world has no idea how the Internet works. Security breaches, data leaks, identity theft — these are life-altering events that the Internet has inflicted on millions of people (probably billions at this point). So why did every media outlet cover

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Posted April 04, 2018in Tech Talk

360 video

Yet another enticing gimmick With a high probability of certainty, I can say that you have fallen for gimmick technology. Maybe you bought a mini-disc player or a digital picture frame. You may have even considered a couch mixed with a refrigerator or a wireless text scanning pen. All that

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Posted February 28, 2018in Tech Talk

So long, CDs

We must embrace the impermanence of technology If you figured it out by now, nothing in tech lasts. Fading into obscurity almost as fast as a seasonal fashion trend, technology producers and consumers jump from innovation to innovation, from platform to platform, and hardware to hardware without even a glimpse

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Posted January 31, 2018in Tech Talk

Kings of the sky

DJI is the unquestioned leader of drone manufacturers In the 1990s, Microsoft was the indomitable force hovering over the tech industry. The Internet had started to emerge but wouldn’t start changing the world until a couple years into the new millennium. Microsoft had full run of the court, and no

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Posted January 03, 2018in Tech Talk

Buying a digital camera?

Beware of the addiction to the latest and greatest in tech So, the holidays have come and gone, and, as expected, your gifts were nothing too exciting. No big deal. It’s a new year, a blank slate with all kinds of possibilities. In fact, you’re so pumped that maybe it’s

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Posted December 06, 2017in Tech Talk

Tech the halls

Tech gifts that don’t require taking out a home equity loan With technology and gadgets having woven themselves into the very fabric of our collective existence, it would seem that gift buying would be easier than ever. Walk the aisles of your favorite electronics section, pick up a few gizmos,

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Posted November 01, 2017in Tech Talk

21st-century ears

Headphones have come a long way. From decades of contraptions like soup cans on the end of a metal headband to tiny, wireless hearing-aid-like ear inserts, the innovations continue to astound. Most everyone has his or her preference, and while audiophiles may tell you there’s only a few headphones truly

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Posted October 04, 2017in Tech Talk

Phone innovation is over

Nothing Apple announced is awe-inspiring Oh, my word, did you see what the new iPhone can do? It can wirelessly charge! It allows users to create custom emojis! You can edit screenshots! It has a processor five times as fast as lightning! The screen goes all the way to the

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Posted September 06, 2017in Tech Talk, Uncategorized

Your phone’s extinction-level intelligence

Automation is an incredible gift to modern society. The most menial of tasks have been passed off to soulless robots and machines. No more drilling holes in license plates or tightening screws on car chassis after car chassis. While a godsend to industrial production, automation has also killed hundreds of

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