Archive for January 2016

‘Magic Wand’ is a reality on Kickstarter

Magic wands are the stuff of sci-fi and Cinderella. While once upon a time a Fairy Godmother used a special stick to sprinkle magic and turn pumpkins to coaches and mice into horses, it turns out a magic wand, of sorts, may actually exist. Developed in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the Gestor is “wireless air mouse”…

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Seeing Panasonic’s Invisible/Transparent TV

It turned out to be the coolest thing I’ve seen in technology in the last few years. At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Panasonic was showing off its futuristic Transparent TV. While the model on the show floor was a prototype, the Panasonic rep told me this TV could become reality in about 2-5 years!…

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How to publish your own book in 3 easy steps

You’ve always had a dream of publishing something.  Perhaps it’s writing a praise-worthy novel, or children’s book, or maybe even just getting some family photos or recipes together and sharing them with loved ones. Publishing used to involve shopping your work around, and facing an endless string of pre-formatted rejections before giving up dejectedly. Today, publishing…

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My Top 10 tech & gadget picks from CES 2016

The  annual Consumer Electronics Show  in Las Vegas is known (much like its venue) for being showy and over the top; it has a dazzling array of new gadgets, advanced appliances, and blow-your-mind new technology. There were some amazing things that I saw; probably dozens of them. But I’ve whittled all the awesomeness down to…

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Some COOL gadgets & things at CES

Expect an array of COOL gadgets to fill your feeds this week! It’s CES week;  the annual Consumer Electronics Show. (Read what it is and why it’s a big deal here). I’m in Las Vegas covering the show, and already there are some amazing gadgets I’ll be seeking out because they’re unique and unusual.  Here’s…

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No key? No problem! Digital padlock opens via your phone

Who hasn’t momentarily forgotten their combination on a padlock at the gym, the back gate, or on the shed? I’ve misplaced (or outright lost, forever) the key to the padlock on my bike, meaning I need to both buy a new one, and find some bolt cutters to take care of business. Now, a new…

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