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5 Computer Myths Some People Actually Believe

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We’re finally living in a time when I can say proudly that computers have been with us for quite a while. 30 years ago, a personal computer in the home was something clearly unthinkable for the average working household. During the 90s, sales for PCs started increasing as graphical operating systems began appearing on the market and, boy, did they ... Read More »

Education with Games

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There’s always combinations that appear to be the worst idea ever. Fish and chocolate, cigarettes and gasoline, curiosity and lack of caution, and education and video games. Actually, maybe that last one isn’t so far-fetched. There’s already video games with the intention of teaching children, right? Math Blasters, Reading Rabbit, Magic School Bus, just to name a few from my ... Read More »

IMO: The Nexus 6 situation

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The Nexus 6 has landed. Sort of. Google and Motorola’s collaboration phablet device isn’t available for everybody right now, T-Mobile specifically has had the phone delayed for a week. Coming in with the newest version of Android, 5.0 Lollipop, Qualcomm’s latest and greatest Snapdragon CPU, and a humongous screen size at 5.9 inches, the only thing bigger than the phone ... Read More »

Gmail 5.0 APK overview

GMAIL 5.0

  Last week saw the release of the production-signed Gmail 5.0 APK. The latest update for the upcoming Android Lollipop version of Gmail. The downloadable APK file can be found here, courtesy of AndroidPolice. The release has come as somewhat unexpectedly soon after the newly designed Gmail interface Inbox hit. Inbox being an invite only download that provided an alternative ... Read More »

Finally Some Love for the Cord Cutters

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I cut the cord on cable TV almost 5 years ago.  Netflix, Hulu Plus, NBA League Pass, and WWE Network have covered all of my TV watching needs since then.  The decision had consequences—consequences that become more acute as time went on.  The Watch ESPN app has become progressively worse as time has gone on.  I remember a time when ... Read More »

The iPhone 6 Launch Controversy: A Sideline Perspective

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This one single image and what it represents has managed to spark a firestorm that set the tech world ablaze for the last several days. If you have had the misfortune of being on websites such as Twitter, Facebook or even comment sections of Youtube, then you’ll notice frantic comments for and against the legitimacy of this image. It’s a ... Read More »

Top 5 Free Productivity Apps

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Trying to get a hang of school assignments? Have aspirations of getting that Youtube vlog off the ground? Want to be more productive in general? Many of us have hopes of accomplishing goals in our lives, but just can’t seem to organize and execute the necessary steps to do so. But worry no more! These 5 apps (all of which are ... Read More »

Distilld – THE app for Whiskey Drinkers coming to the App Store

Distilld Whiskey App

[UPDATE] – As of August 4th, the app is live on the App Store! When Stu Grubbs of Distilld reached out to us to meet at TechWeek 2014 in Chicago, I was intrigued. Distilld, which is a whiskey scanner, is looking to do (and really build on) what Untapped has proven is what people are looking for – a way to ... Read More »

TechWeek Chicago 2014 Recap – Collaboration and Innovation

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On the 7th floor, in a building from the 1920’s, parts of both the Chicago and area tech community got together for collaboration, sharing, and innovating at this year’s TechWeek Chicago event. Between speeches and panels across 4 stages, startup alley, the Launch competition, and so much more – we had the pleasure of spending time at the event and ... Read More »