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What to Consider When Choosing Mobile App Development Technology

by Matthew Lucason November 11, 2015
There are several things to consider when it comes to mobile app development. Before you get into learning about and choosing a DSP (Demand Side Platform), you first need to think about what technology you will use to develop your mobile application and whether or not the development process is something that you will do […]
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The Sport of Social Engineering: From Baiting to Phishing

by Matthew Lucason November 9, 2015
Social engineering sounds like a harmless college social experiment, but it’s one of the most devastating ways hackers can gain access to your company’s sensitive data and destroy you from within. Here’s what you need to know about it and how to protect yourself. The Plea For Help Security companies, like Sec-Tec, see this one […]


6 Reasons to Convert Your PDF to Flipbook Format

by Matthew Lucason September 3, 2015
Since the rise of the Internet, there has been an increasing appetite for reading content online. The advantages are obvious, with content being accessible anytime and anywhere. PDF has been one of the main ways of distributing digital content, but it does have its limitations. With the introduction and growth of flipbook technology, so people […]
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International Business Expansion And The Best Online Tools

by Matthew Lucason August 6, 2015
As a business grows, expanding overseas will be inevitable. Global markets offer greater opportunities for growth, and smaller firms are finding that their unique services are very much in demand overseas. It might seem a huge and daunting prospect, but by paying attention to detail, outsourcing administrative functions, and utilizing online tools, businesses can give […]

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Tech That Has Revolutionized The Automotive Sector

by Matthew Lucason August 6, 2015
Although many recent headlines have focused on the impending wave of driverless cars due to come to international markets soon, computers already play a huge role in the automotive industry. You don’t need to be a mechanic or car hobbyist to know that modern vehicles have extensive computer functionality built in, both in the cabin […]
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How Has Laser Surgery Developed Over The Years?

by Matthew Lucason August 5, 2015
The use of laser eye surgery has changed considerably from when it was first developed. We are constantly seeing advances in the technology and procedures that are used, creating more successful and safer ways of operating. It is not just laser eye surgery that is benefiting from these new technologies. Other types of cosmetic surgery […]

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This Zero-Emissions House Charges Itself and Your Car

by Matthew Lucason December 24, 2014
Leading Oslo architectural and design office Snøhetta has long built a reputation around its expanded considerations of the built form’s complex interrelationship with the wider urban and environmental setting. They developed the ‘ZEB pilot house’, to serve as an example for ecologically conscious design. The house is located in Ringdalskogen, Norway. ZEB develops materials, components and building concepts, […]
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Is Bomber Barrel The Best Duffel Bag Ever?

by Matthew Lucason November 18, 2014
You can use it all the time to the office, gym, on hikes and in all of your adventures or journeys. The Bomber Barrel is an ultra grade nylon duffel bag and its minimalist design makes it suitable, basically, for everyone. The Bomber Barrel is weather-resistant, very light at just 390 grams, and it features an […]
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This Vinge Train Station in Denmark is Mind-blowing

by Matthew Lucason October 30, 2014
Henning Larsen Architects and an international team consisting of Tredje Natur, MOE and Railway Procurement Agency created a mind-blowing S train station in Vinge near Copenhagen, Denmark. By 2033, the Frederikssund Municipality hopes that it’ll be a full-fledged town. The 350 hectares of land will be home to an estimate 20,000 residents, many of whom will likely use […]

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This amazing pizza vending machine bakes fresh slices in just 3 minutes

by Matthew Lucason August 11, 2014
Do you want something from the vending machine? Let’s face it, when someone asks you this question you don’t have too many choices and you’ll probably end up eating some unhealthy snacks. But what if you would be able to choose between that and a crisp and beautifully cooked fresh slice of pizza? I think it sounds delicious! These […]
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This self-folding origami robot will amaze you

by Matthew Lucason August 9, 2014
A team of computer scientists and engineers, from Wyss Institute, Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and MIT, have been building an origami robot that just needs to be folded together from a single sheet — and can do all of the folding on its own. While still experimental, engineering techniques drawn from origami promise […]

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Apple iPhone 6 release date may be in September; clones go for sales

by Matthew Lucason July 20, 2014
Apple’s iPhone 6 release date is rumored to be in late September as clones of the much awaited smartphone have already appeared in the Chinese market. There have been rumors floating around recently, however, that the release of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 could be delayed until 2015. It seems highly unlikely, given the high-profile nature of the […]

Meet Jibo the first family social robot and the cutest one

by Matthew Lucason July 16, 2014
Jibo is the first multi-purpose robot for your family designed for interacting with people and meeting your needs. Cynthia Breazeal, an MIT professor and one of the pioneers of social robotics, has unveiled “the world’s first family robot.” As an MIT grad student, Breazel worked in the early 1990s alongside Rodney Brooks, iRobot co-founder and current co-founder and CTO of Rethink Robotics, on […]

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Astronomers found Earth-sized diamond valued at $2 billion

by Matthew Lucason June 27, 2014
A team of astronomers has identified an Earth-sized diamond in space, or possibly the coldest, faintest white dwarf star ever detected. The large diamond is about 900 light-years away in space. Hovering near a much larger pulsar, this ancient stellar remnant has a temperature of less than 3,000 K, or about 2,700 degrees Celsius. That’s cooler […]
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Walmart lowers prices for iPhone 5C and 5S: $29 and $99

by Matthew Lucason June 27, 2014
Walmart is lowering the price of the iPhone 5s and 5c beginning Friday, 9 a.m. “local time.”. The retailer says that the price drop is permanent, and the offer is only available in stores. It’s not available online. With a two-year contract on AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint, the 16GB iPhone 5c will be available for just $29 (down from $49) […]

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First look at Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5 and 8.4 inch versions)

by Matthew Lucason June 13, 2014
Samsung leads the tablet market and with the launch of two new flagship tablets: Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and 8.4 inch, the company becomes more powerful. Samsung‘s global tablet market share is already growing at the expense of Apple’s, climbing to 22.3% in the first quarter from 17.5% a year earlier, while Apple’s share shrank […]

Social media needs a new trend, so we present: #gizfie, the selfie for gadgets

by Matthew Lucason June 8, 2014
Selfies are everywhere. If you spend even just 10 minutes on any social network, you will most likely run into a photo or two (or 20) of faces taken by their owners. The selfie has become a by-word for our self-obsessed age, and it seems everyone’s doing it; even Barack Obama and David Cameron at Nelson Mandela’s memorial. […]
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Softbank’s Pepper robot is human-like, reads feelings and costs $1,900

by Matthew Lucason June 6, 2014
Softbank launched the first humanoid robot called Pepper. The company, owned by Masayoshi Son, says that Pepper is an emotionally attuned robot “powered by love”. Pepper is provided with a chest-mounted 10.1-inch touch screen tablet, which he uses to display images, content or to express his own feelings. Pepper is linguistically agile, and can speak English, French, Japanese and […]

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Kickstarter makes the rules easier with Launch Now feature

by Matthew Lucason June 4, 2014
The most important Kickstarter change is the introduction of Launch Now, a new way for users to get their campaigns online faster and easier. The news, which was made official via a Kickstarter blog post this morning by CEO Yancey Strickler, means that new projects will skip the human vetting process, and instead will be evaluated based on  “thousands of data points” before being turned […]

Houzz, the home design site, raised $150M at $2.3B valuation

by Matthew Lucason June 3, 2014
Home design site and mobile app Houzz is in talks with investors to raise $150 million in a round of funding that would value the company at $2.3 billion, according to people familiar with the deal. Founded by Alon Cohen and Adi Tatarko, the California-based company has more than 2 million new shares at a price per share of […]