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What to expect: OS X 10.10 Yosemite

What to expect: OS X 10.10 Yosemite

The future of OS X is almost here. Again. Wondering what to expect in this new now-annual release of the Mac operating system sporting the moniker of Yosemite? Take a look as we do a quick run-through.

Today’s Consumer Drones & Tomorrrow

Today’s Consumer Drones & Tomorrrow

Drones. UAVs. They scare the heck out of some, and garner excitement from others, but let me assure you, there is no better conversation starter than, “so, I was flying my drone the other day…” But we’re just at the beginning of where drones will take us, and it’ll be fascinating to see where we go with them.

Parrot Rolling Spider

Parrot’s latest addition to the world of consumer drones is a very simplified and miniaturized drone that serves better as a casual (and entertaining toy) than a legitimate and useful aerial vehicle.

Keep your reading on hand with Pocket

Keep your reading on hand with Pocket

With the plethora of blogs, news outlets, and columns available and updated every day, it is challenging to manage to keep up with reading everything one wants to. There are several easy (and free) solutions to this challenge, enabling you to keep track of what you want to read online, as well as making it easy (and offline) to do so.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Ever wonder why people buy Kindles? That’s a question I kept asking… and then I bought one and would never go back. Learn how I changed my mind, and where the Kindle Paperwhite stands.

Jawbone UP 24

We have analytics for everything you do online, statistics for every demographic, and now you can have a piece of that for yourself. With the Jawbone UP, you can take a look at how you go about your day and night and learn what works best for you.

Password & Account Security

Password & Account Security

Keep your online accounts secure with these simple tips to follow, from changing your password to utilizing two-step authentication. Learn about some tools to make this simpler for you, and keep on eye on what you do on public WiFI networks!

Choosing a New Computer

Choosing a New Computer

Time to get a new computer? Don’t forget about academic discounts, laptops vs. tablets, and what you’re actually going to use the computer for. Learn how to make your choice, and get ideas on what to base your decision on.

MH370’s Betrayal – what happens when information falls off society’s radar

MH370’s Betrayal – what happens when information falls off society’s radar

We have become so used to the prevalence of information, surrounded by search engines, social networks, and wearable technology that our assumptions of reality have become warped. We assume that we have access to total knowledge of our planet, and considerable knowledge of our galaxy. But what happens when an enormous plane vanishes without a trace?