The geekly ramble: geek insider’s weekly roundup of the weird, the awesome, and the just plain “??? ”

The Geekly Ramble: Geek Insider’s Weekly Roundup of the Weird, the Awesome, and the Just Plain “???”

Alright well, here we are. Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Geekly Ramble, Geek Insider’s Weekly Recap of all things…well, geekish, that happened in the last seven days. The following will range from the highs of “Holy Freaking Yes!” to the more sombre notes or “argh” “blegh” and even the coveted “like, why?”. Strap…

Hiero band can help travelers break language barriers

Hiero Band Can Help Travelers Break Language Barriers

The Hiero Band helps travelers communicate with natives from around the world with a point to the wrist. The Hiero Band Design Bon Voyage! With band on wrist, travelers and tourists everywhere won’t need a translator anymore. Elegant stones and metal universal icons are wrapped around the Heiro Band. Most of all, the 11 universal icons are…

Lovecycles menstrual calendar app review – apps for women

LoveCycles Menstrual Calendar App Review – Apps for Women

There are many good reasons for tracking your menstrual cycles, from preventing pregnancy to detecting irregularities. By keeping track with LoveCycles you’ll begin to learn your natural rhythms and the various things you can expect throughout your cycle. LoveCycles Period Tracker Like most period tracking apps, LoveCycles provides the standard features: calendar, symptoms, moods, and…

Verizon is suing netflix over claims of internet connection problems

Verizon Is Suing Netflix Over Claims of Internet Connection Problems

Netflix is available to stream movies and television shows on nearly every single device that can connect to the Internet. Be it on a computer, a phone, or a tablet; Netflix is all over place and it is certainly here to stay. Another major company that is just as ubiquitous is Verizon. Almost everyone is…

Silicon valley season finale: optimal tip-to-tip efficiency indeed

Silicon Valley Season Finale: Optimal Tip-to-Tip Efficiency Indeed

The first season of Silicon Valley came to a close this weekend with its eighth episode this season, chronicling the trials and tribulations of a small startup surrounded by money and fame as well as mediocrity and failure.  Did it stick its landing? It’s Showtime! On the last episode of Silicon Valley, the Pied Piper…

The technology of sleep

The Technology of Sleep

In the Digital Age, our every waking moment is spent with technology, from that BEEP BEEP of the alarm clock in the morning to the clicking of computer keys at work (at least until it’s all done via touchscreen) to those TV dinners at night. But what if it wasn’t just our waking moments, but…

Goodbye train shuteye: public transportation windows transmit ads into mind

Goodbye Train Shuteye: Public Transportation Windows Transmit Ads into Mind

I am afraid that the near future is going to require wills of steel or endless wallets. Multi-million dollar corporations are fueling creativity into advertising, and new technology has been born that honestly makes me fear for my free will. Why? Well, because technology has been invented and put into practice that is going to…

Cyber Security Challenge of 2013 Names a Champion

The Cyber Security Challenge completed its third competition this week and names Stephen Miller the winner, which brings a lot of attention his way. The competition is over in a few months, which screams that participants should take a slow and steady approach, because the time period allows for quality work versus the quantity. Stephen…