Miscellaneous

Infographic: Real Spy Gadgets you first saw in the Movies

Infographic of real-world spy gadgets that were first seen in the movies

Despite being neck deep in the industry, it never ceases to amaze me how quickly technology progresses. Take ‘spy’ gadgets for example. Once upon a time, these were only to be seen in James Bond movies as mere fantasy. Fast-forward to today, and not only are many of those figments now real, they are extremely […]

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Hilarious Adobe ad shows what happens when you don’t track your marketing!

Here’s a hilarious video put together to advertise Adobe’s Marketing Cloud offering that highlights what happens to online marketers when they don’t know where their traffic is really coming from or what it’s doing. Stay tuned to the end of the video to get the whole joke! Yup, definitely one of a company’s worst nightmares […]

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Infographic: How to Start Your Own Country!

Here’s a timely infographic that explains the bigger points on how to start your very own country! Yes, it’ll most likely need to be out at sea somewhere, but although this may seem a bit tongue-in-cheek, it’s at least partly do-able, Sealand being a real example. Click the image to see the full graphic.   […]

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11Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Geeks

Christmas is just around the corner and the gifts have been (hopefully) purchased, wrapped and under the tree. But don’t forget about the stockings hanging over the fireplace! Filling that stocking is part of the fun  because you can squeeze in lots of little gifts and treats. Here are 11 ideas to stock your geek’s […]

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TomTom’s video makes fun of viral videos

This made me chuckle. TomTom put together a video to promo their latest competition, (although you wouldn’t know it from watching most of the video), and it makes light fun of many other recent viral videos. Think flash mobs dancing, the Old Spice guy, ‘will it blend?’ and more. Take a look: Disclaimer: This is […]

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Review: Altego 17″ Coated Canvas Cyan Laptop Bag

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I had a chance to take a laptop bag by Altego™ for a spin and found a lot to like. The Altego brand launched a couple of new bag lines: the Coated Canvas Cyan series and the Channel Stitched Ruby series. There are backpacks, messenger bags, slipcases and sleeves across both style lines. Altego was […]

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Review: Geek pens: Tombow AirPress and Pilot Hi-Tec-C Coleto 5 Color Multi Pen

Pilot Hi-Tec-C Coleto 5 Color Multi Pen

Specialty online store JetPens sent me a couple of their products to check out. Yes, pens, but they import many of their products from Japan and Germany, so you’ll be hard-pressed to find most of these stateside. And yes, even when it comes to something as mundane as writing, the Japanese and Europeans have some […]

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Crowd-sourced blog PhutureNews imagines the future’s news stories

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Sci-Fi meets extrapolation meets imagination meets entertainment meets crowd-sourced blog is how I like to view PhutureNews. This site/blog is all about predicting the future but not in the boring “in the future, we think…” style, but rather as headlines and stories with future date stamps. Although they just launched, they have some rather interesting […]

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3 Ways to Use Your Smartphone’s Camera When Traveling

A bunch of smartphones!

Many people leave their gorgeous smartphones at home when heading to other countries and/or take cheap phones so that they don’t risk losing them. But have you thought about how your smartphone, especially its camera, could help you out when you travel? Here’s how and when your phone’s camera (especially if it’s a good 8 […]

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Review: MicroLite, Hands-Free Micro-Lighting

MicroLite

Have you ever needed someone else to hold a flashlight for you in a badly lit location, despite how bright the room may have been? (Think inside of a computer case.) Well, startup MicroLite Tech has a solution – their self-named MicroLite. It’s an approximately 1 cubic inch cube that stores a small LED light […]

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