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Tech-Savvy On A Budget: Great Holiday Gifts For Less Than $100

Nov 25, 14 Tech-Savvy On A Budget: Great Holiday Gifts For Less Than $100

Posted by in Seasonal, Technology

This no-pretense holiday tech guide does not discriminate against modestly sophisticated technology. Spending limit is $100, but watch for the tightwad specials.

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FAA May Shoot Down Amazon’s Drone Plan

Nov 25, 14 FAA May Shoot Down Amazon’s Drone Plan

Posted by in Technology

The FAA is reportedly mulling a set of highly restrictive rules for commercial use of drones for package delivery and other purposes. The regulations under consideration would appear to make impractical or impossible delivery-by-drone services currently being tested by tech heavyweights Amazon and Google.

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Renovation Giant Mixes Augmented Reality And Bathroom Renos

Nov 25, 14 Renovation Giant Mixes Augmented Reality And Bathroom Renos

Posted by in Technology

Nestled between the cashiers and public washrooms at the Lowe’s store at Islington and the 401 isn’t the first place one would expect to find technological innovation, but the hardware retailer is hoping to surprise its customers with by launching what it is calling the Holoroom.

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Is This RoboCop Or His Scrawny Little Brother?

Nov 24, 14 Is This RoboCop Or His Scrawny Little Brother?

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

Most people who grew up in the 1980s are familiar with the movie RoboCop (the original, not the inferior remake). In RoboCop, a police officer named Alex Murphy is gunned down and brought back as a cyborg law-enforcing ass-kicker that cleans up the mean streets of Detroit. The robotic security guards developed by Mountain View-based Knightscope are SO not RoboCop.

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Top 5 Enterprise Technology Trends For 2015

Nov 24, 14 Top 5 Enterprise Technology Trends For 2015

Posted by in An English Angle, Technology

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has published a list of what they believe will be the key “Enterprise-Technology Trends” for 2015. The US carrier says that big business will need to get to grips on the growth of big data, increase reliance on the cloud, and make greater financial capital from the Internet of Things.

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Super Smash Bros.: Now Available On Calculators?

Nov 23, 14 Super Smash Bros.: Now Available On Calculators?

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming, Technology

As Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. for Wii U hits the stores, one resourceful genius has found a way to help entertain bored students or offices workers who can’t smuggle a 3DS or Wii U into their place of work or study. Super Smash Bros. is now available on calculators.

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A Less Stupid Cupid

Nov 23, 14 A Less Stupid Cupid

Posted by in Technology

New dating sites show up online almost as often as Kim Kardashian’s butt. One day it’s Tinder and OKCupid. The next, you’ve got Clover and the League and Project Fixup and Zoosk. And in technology, when a constantly changing gaggle of companies contend for pieces of the same market, it almost always means one thing: None of them are getting it right.

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#ThanksMichelleObama For The ‘Healthy’ Lunch

Nov 22, 14 #ThanksMichelleObama For The ‘Healthy’ Lunch

Posted by in Health, Technology

Kids across the nation are thanking First Lady Michelle Obama for their school lunches -- well, not exactly. Hundreds are tweeting unappetizing photos of their school’s “healthy” meals, accompanied by the sarcastic hashtag #ThanksMichelleObama. Others are tweeting photos of trash cans piled high with those lunches and students choosing to leave the cafeteria with empty stomachs.

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PS4 Vs. Xbox One: Is One Better Than The Other?

Nov 22, 14 PS4 Vs. Xbox One: Is One Better Than The Other?

Posted by in Gaming, Technology

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of Microsoft’s eighth-generation Xbox One, and Sony celebrated the one-year anniversary of its PlayStation 4 on Nov. 15. Now that both consoles have been available for one year, we’re here to look at which is the better buy.

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Google’s Play To Make Mobile Search Ads Relevant Again

Nov 21, 14 Google’s Play To Make Mobile Search Ads Relevant Again

Posted by in Technology

Google is doing its best to defend the mobile Web against the onslaught of mobile apps that increasingly fulfill users' everyday needs. The search giant today made a small tweak to its mobile search results with potentially big implications: a new label that designates which pages are "mobile-friendly."

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