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Little-known book apps for bibliophiles

Little-Known Book Apps for Bibliophiles

If you’re a book nerd like me, you probably already have some technology to read your favorite books on. Whether a Kindle or a Nook, new advances in ebooks have already made these devices pretty irrelevant when you can read all of your e-reader books on your smartphone or laptop through a free app. Now…

3 helpful ways to utilize dictation software on your phone

3 Helpful Ways To Utilize Dictation Software On Your Phone

Dictation software has come a long way since secretaries spent their time making notes for executives. Formal programs, like Dragon Diction, have come down in price. All program varieties of it, no matter the cost of ownership, feature advanced technologies that are better able to differentiate between words. In fact, most laptops, tablets, and phones…

3 things you never knew siri could do

3 Things You Never Knew Siri Could Do

Siri is the native assistant app for the iPhone. To reach her, you’ll just have to hold the center button down on your phone (assuming that you have Siri enabled in your phone’s settings, of course). Most iPhone users use Siri to find the location to something or to look something up. But there are…

Wasted technology: incredible ideas that never really caught on

Wasted Technology: Incredible Ideas That Never Really Caught On

Sometimes an idea is too good to waste, but sometimes good ideas DO go wasted. Here are a few tech-savvy ideas that just didn’t make their way to the masses. Monorail Many people only know about monorails when they’re talking about the monorails at theme parks like Walt Disney World. This is unfortunate, as monorails…

Running a tech savvy office from your phone

Running a Tech Savvy Office From Your Phone

Step into any Starbucks anywhere and you’re sure to find a whole host of people running their “offices” from their mobile devices while enjoying their seasonal coffee drink. It’s become trendy for even the non-savvy to utilize their tablets or smartphones for keeping up with their business on the go. Then you have companies like…

Playstation 2: revisiting games that remain popular

PlayStation 2: Revisiting Games That Remain Popular

Video games have come a long way. New games are released almost every month with higher resolution graphics, better written story lines, and wide spread multi-player experiences. Even though new games are great, it would be a mistake to forget about the consoles and games that brought us to this point in the history of…

2014 game developer conference highlights

2014 Game Developer Conference Highlights

If you’re really into video game development, you’ll already know that the Game Developer conference that took place this past week in San Francisco, California. Although some hard core video gaming fans likely snuck their way into the conference as reporters and under other titles, the conference is ideally for the engineers, writers, graphic artists,…

There’s an accelerometer in here?

There’s An Accelerometer In Here?

Occasionally someone will mention new ways that smartphones have advanced. One of the popular catch phrases include how phones now have accelerometers in them. But what exactly is an accelerometer? What do accelerometers do? What can you do with an accelerometer? Accelerometers measure the force of acceleration, through movement or gravity. This means that a…

Where did my favorite anime show go?

Where Did My Favorite Anime Show Go?

Have you ever invested a lot of time into an anime show, perfectly captioned with English subtitles, only to find out that the show would ever get one season? Frequently this happens to some excellent anime shows that stem from established manga series. One would think since the material already exists, it would make sense…

How to lose followers on instagram

How to Lose Followers on Instagram

We’ve become a culture that’s obsessed with data. We mine for it on the internet and add Google analytics codes to our personal blogs. We want to know if that post about our terrible day at work garnered any attention. Better yet, we need to know because we can. This habit also extends to most…

Trading card games meet video games at disney’s magic kingdom

Trading Card Games Meet Video Games at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Many of the popular card games, like Magic and Yu-Gi-Oh, were turned into video games. This opened them up to even bigger markets that were staunchly opposite to card collectors. Digital cards could be traded between players (once the internet became available on game systems), new cards could be added, and rules could be modified…