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The Best Tech Gadgets at CES 2016

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

When I returned from the Consumer Electronics Show a few weeks ago, everyone wanted to know what was hot this year. I get that same question every year following CES and once again I rattled off the usual hot categories of virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics and drones.

10 Best and Worst Deals at Macy's

GOBankingRates | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Terence Loose, Contributor With hundreds of Macy's stores across the nation, there's a good chance there's one in a shopping mall near you. Ther...

8 Signs From CES That Our Sleep Is Going To Get A Lot Better

Posted 01.13.2016 | Technology

We’ve all been there. The slack jaw, the sluggish step, the dead-eyed stare. No, this isn’t lunch break on the set of “The Walking Dead” -- it...

The 7 Best Ideas From CES 2016

www.fastcodesign.com | Posted 01.12.2016 | Technology

This week in Las Vegas, the electronics industry assembled to woo journalists with the shiny new toys of the year. Most of them aren’t worth your ti...

Cleaning up the E-Waste Recycling Industry

Pro Journo | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Pro Journo

The starting point for the trail of dirty recycling is Europe. According to the European Union, an estimated quarter of a million tons of electronic waste gets shipped out to developing nations every year.

How to Recycle Your Old Electronics This Holiday Season

Nancy Laws | Posted 12.08.2015 | Green
Nancy Laws

This is the perfect time of the year to get rid of older devices that are no longer performing as they should be. We tend to often times let these de...

The Grandtots Strike Again!

Inga | Posted 12.02.2015 | Comedy
Inga

My desk and desk chair have been elaborately reupholstered with an entire package of Post-It Notes, some with personal "wuv" messages (the author informs me) in the form of Hi-Liter scribbles. All electronic transgressions are immediately forgiven.

Why Does Turning Things Off And On Always Seem To Fix Them?

Thrillist | Posted 11.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

"Have you tried restarting your machine?" These are the six words your company's ever-so-patient tech guy rattles off whenever you summon him to fix your frozen laptop. That's because 98 percent* of the time, it works. Why is that a thing?

Customer Service Advice From the Floor of a Consumer Electronics Store

Max Yoder | Posted 10.16.2015 | Business
Max Yoder

For many months, I worked at a consumer electronics store. While there, I learned some important lessons from the owner, who we will call Jason.

Grandparenting: Attack of the Toddler Terrors

Inga | Posted 09.25.2015 | Fifty
Inga

Over a holiday weekend, it's always our hope to have the company of our preschool grandchildren. And after they leave, it's our hope to someday get all of our electronics working again.

6 Electronics You Should (and Shouldn't) Unplug

Trulia | Posted 07.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

Did you know that those gadgets -- the ones that are always plugged in -- are constantly adding to your electric bill? It's called phantom power use: Even when not turned on, these devices are using power just by being plugged in.

Educators Unite to Build Vietnam's Tech Talent

Techonomy | Posted 06.04.2015 | Technology
Techonomy

Vietnam's tech industry is booming. Software and electronics exports soared in recent years, and a domestic market for tech products and services is steadily gaining strength.

Teen Mogul

Claire Fordham | Posted 06.07.2015 | Small Business
Claire Fordham

Entrepreneur and technology whizz Hunter Nelson is the founder and CEO of his own company. What makes Hunter truly extraordinary is that he is only 14 years old and has been running his own company since he was 12.

10 Rants About Technology

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

I'm always raving about the latest innovation so I figured I should also present the other side of the coin.

Ghosts Are Real

Joseph Sutton | Posted 05.23.2015 | Technology
Joseph Sutton

While I am very much alive, I find it interesting to consider the data trail as a shade: It continues to exist, perhaps forgotten, in cyberspace and meatspace alike and, as with the memories of those who outlive me, the data will remain long after my body does.

Aha Moment Brings Better Way To Make World's Most Amazing Material

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.19.2015 | Science

Graphene just might be the world's most incredible material. A honeycomb-like sheet of pure carbon only one atom thick, it's one million times thinner...

5 Ways to Child-Proof Your Electronics

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 05.16.2015 | Parents
NextAdvisor.com

Keeping your devices safe and secure is vital these days, especially when your children are using them. Here are five tips for child-proofing your electronic gadgets.

The Future of Music Is in Your Hand

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.02.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

When I'm playing, I think about someone like Pollack, and remind myself that I'm throwing sound at blank space until something emerges. I have to trust the process, so I can stay focused and not second guess myself.

Fugoo Speaker Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 04.30.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Mostly, the Fugoo sounds great. With six separate drivers -- two tweeters, two mids and two passive radiators for bass -- the speaker offers great separation and a full sound stage.

7 Clever Ways to Corral Your Cords and Wires

Hometalk | Posted 04.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Not only are loose cords and wires super unattractive, it's actually dangerous to leave them lying in a jumble on your floor or desk. According to Hometalker and safety expert Elli Bishop, of SafeWise.com, having loose wires in your home creates a risk of electrical fires, not to mention wires and cords on the floor are a tripping hazard.

Coolest Travel Gadgets From CES (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The world's thinnest tablet. The lightest 13-inch laptop. The first-ever truly wireless earbuds. These are a few of the groundbreaking gadgets shown at International CES in Las Vegas, where the 2015 show was the largest ever, with more than 170,000 attendees.

The Best Apps for Your Bright or Gifted Child

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 12.01.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

With the holiday season upon us, we have an opportunity to both foster our children's love of these apps as well as provide holiday presents that are extremely low in cost.

Holiday Gift Guide -- Technology Edition

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 12.01.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

As a techie with an addiction to the latest, greatest tech gadgets, I have put together a short list of the best tech gifts for holiday shoppers this season. These gifts range in price so there's something for everyone.

Kim Bhasin

RadioShack Planning More Store Closures, Layoffs To Avoid Collapse

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business

RadioShack announced a last-ditch attempt to avoid bankruptcy on Thursday morning, but industry observers think the iconic electronics seller's plan m...

4 Ways to Save on Electronics This Holiday Season

SALT | Posted 02.03.2015 | Money
SALT

Holiday prep, whether it's buying gifts, trimming the tree, or preparing the feast, requires planning and some serious budgeting. It's typically the most expensive season for Americans, and one category that can quickly derail a budget is consumer electronics.