This Week in Kickstarter – Call A Tree, Seriously

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This Week in Kickstarter we’ve got laser powered razors, the return of the BattleTech series, and a card game by Hank Green. BATTLETECH Turn-based tactical ‘Mech combat. From the creators of the Shadowrun series. BattleTech is a single player, turn based tactical game set in the 3025 era. It features mech combat and PvP multiplayer (after having reached its funding ... Read More »

The New Yorker Festival’s Tech@Fest – Cyber Privacy

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The first time I visited the World Trade Center it was an entirely different building. I returned to the location on Saturday, October 3rd to attend The New Yorker’s Tech@Fest, a technology-centered series of events during their annual New Yorker Festival. The building itself was certainly awe-inspiring. I entered through the Vesey St. entrance and picked up my ticket for ... Read More »

Pop Puff and Away! Review – Sweet Puzzlin’ Cupcakes

Pop Puff and Away

Pop Puff and Away is a cute and casual mobile puzzle game from Accidental Rebel Games. Finalist for Best Kids and Family Friendly Game at Indie Prize Casual Connect Asia 2015 and  Best Mobile Game Philippine Game Festival 2014, this game is well polished. The aesthetic is cute and the puzzles are well-designed and challenging. In Pop Puff and Away players ... Read More »

Amazon Will Ban the Sale of Apple and Google Video Streaming Devices


With an announcement by Amazon that it will no longer be selling Apple and Google Video Streaming devices, Amazon attempts to protect its own streaming service. Amazon sent out an email to marketplace sellers that it will stop selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast, because those devices do not work well with Prime Video, Amazon’s streaming service. No new listings ... Read More »

US Presidential Candidates, Technology, and Video Games

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If you live in the United States, you are no doubt in the process of boarding up your windows and cancelling your cable as swarms of unpaid interns prepare for the upcoming primaries that will be the first step in determining the next President of the United States. What time is more exciting (and possibly annoying) than the regular four year ... Read More »

New AMD PRO A-Series Processors Now Shipping in Commercial PCs

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AMD recently announced its latest generation AMD PRO A-Series processors are now shipping in commercially available Windows 10 PCs, including desktops and laptops. However it’s not just for personal use. AMD is extolling the benefits is processors will bring to businesses. AMD promises businesses, “unmatched dependability, stability, processor longevity and an opportunity for richer system configurations.” Data breaches are a major ... Read More »

Twitter Developing New Product to Go Beyond 140 Characters

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Twitter may be ditching its distinctive 140 character limit soon. According to Re/code, sources close to the company have stated that Twitter is working on a new product that will enable users to publish long-form content to the site. It appears as though actual tweets will still be limited to 140 characters. This product might work something like a TwitLonger, ... Read More »

Freevolt Uses Radio Transmissions to Power Wearables and Other Low Power Devices

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Paul Drayson, former science minister of the United Kingdom, has unveiled a new technology which he claims will be a revolution for wearables and the Internet of things. Freevolt harvests energy from existing radio transmissions, which Drayson claims is currently being unused. Similar technologies have been developed in the past, but the power generated was too low to be commercially ... Read More »

Google Announces Pixel C And New Chromecast

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In addition to new Nexus devices, Google has also unveiled an updated Chromecast and a new Android tablet. Curiously, the tablet does not replace the existing Nexus 9. It also doesn’t carry the Nexus name at all, but the Pixel name from Google’s series of high-end Chromebooks. However, this is a purely Android tablet despite the Pixel name. ChromeOS is ... Read More »