Archive for January, 2012
Posted by Renee Schmidt

It seems that everywhere I look, there is a widening disparity between male and female entrepreneurs, most notably in the tech sector.

Whether this difference comes down to what toys we grow up playing with, or just the ways in which men and women approach technology, I am always struck when I see something which exhibits that in fact the gender gap is closing.

I recently read an article, on NYDailyNews titled “Golden Ladies of NYC”, which totally inspired me!

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Innovation is an elegant word, but one that we regularly find over-used.

When it comes to products we rely on frequently, there are a bunch of qualifications we hope they meet. They need to be easy to use, reliable, and still be able to impress us after we’ve been using them for a while.

The Genius DX-Eco wireless mouse has all of these traits.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Recently, AT&T announced their plans to hike up the prices from its current data plan offerings.

According to a Wired piece, the telecommunications giant

 
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Posted by Jesse Braunstein

SPAM!

Nothing is more frustrating than constantly and endlessly being bombarded with emails for things you have absolutely no interest in. Don’t fear, Unroll.Me (@UnrollMe) is here to save you from a whole bunch of daily email hassle!

 
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Posted by Jesse Braunstein

Fools and Wise Men

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wise people so full of doubts. – Bertrand Russell

The quote above, is one of my personal favorites from a late great; Bertrand Russell. Russell was a famous British philosopher and he was chock full of snippets of brilliance. I particularly like the one above on fools and wise men, and thought I would share it with you to keep you engaged and your brain working (even on the weekend), because of the two ways I see this insight can be applied.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

What’s ‘Tech for Women’ Anyway?

Statistically speaking, women are far more tech savvy than many think. I’ve often cited a Bloomberg article on female tech prowess, and for the sake of substantiating this post, in recap fashion, let me share again those incredible statistics

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

The Nest is the latest trend in technology; its a computer-driven thermostat with some fancy features, namely; its remote access via the internet.

Designed by Tony Fadell, who ran the iPod division at Apple, amongst other things, the Nest is made to power itself. It also carefully tracks your heating/cooling habits and determines an optimal environment. It then shows a green or red leaf to urge you in the direction of using less or more energy.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

If you’ve ever dropped your cell phone, tablet, or other electronic device into water only to see it destroyed, there’s a nifty little product on the market you must hear about. It’s called Dry-All and it can save your precious electronics from a watery end.

 
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Posted by Jason Moriarty

I received a Casio Calculator Watch when I was about eight years old. I remember thinking two things about that watch: the first thing was “wow this thing is so heavy my arm might break off” and  the second was that no other piece of technology could ever top this.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Kogeto (@kogeto) has created a device called Dot, which pairs a bite-size panoramic video recording device to your iPhone 4 / 4S.  Previously we wrote about a pocket-friendly video projector; now it has met its match!

“It’s a pocket-friendly 360 degree panoramic video thingy”

 
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