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    Bracelet Flask is Not Only Fashionable but Practical

    Usually when we cover flasks around here (and we do so, diligently), we see creative enough pieces, but ones that always put volume first. Not so today, as designers Object & Totem have labored to bring the flask into the world of fashion with the Bracelet Flask. The Bracelet Flask is a ring-shaped ceramic flask […]

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    12 Fashion Accessories for Women Packed with Secret Tech

    Smart accessories go far beyond the smart watch. As technology has progressed, so has the design aesthetic that surrounds the industry. Now, more than ever before there’s a diverse selection of fashion-forward smart accessories available, and many of them don’t seem techie at all – at least not on the outside. These 8 accessories are some of […]

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    8 Hilarious Stories from the IT Support Help Desk

    This post is sponsored by the new Canon imageCLASS MF800 Series color printers, designed to help you get through IT. With features like a remote user interface (for control) and a 3.5” color LCD touch screen (for efficiency), imageCLASS printers give your office the type of reliable output and efficiency you demand from your printer […]

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    The 8 Worst Selfies of the Month, Plus A Good One

    You know what, selfies are fine. 2013 me might have made a fuss, so I don’t know, maybe age has softened me or something. Either way, selfies are fine, and they’re even better with friends. You can look back at them and smile, and they’re just pictures, and they’re probably not indicative of some narcissism […]

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    This Computer is Made out of LEGO Bricks

    Building your own computer has been a much beloved pastime of desktop computing enthusiasts for a long time, but it’s never been done quite like this. One Mike Schropp over at Total Geekdom hasn’t just picked his components of choice, he’s gone and built the case, too—from the ground up, out of LEGO bricks. And […]

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    Play Super Mario 64 in Your Web Browser

    It’s not the full game (or even a full level), but hey, if you’re looking for a high definition Super Mario 64 experience, it’s the best we’ve got so far. Roystan Ross, a Unity developer, has recreated the first world in Super Mario 64, Bob-Omb Battlefield, in glorious high definition, and you can play it […]

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    How to Be Your Own (Free) IT Support

    This post is sponsored by the new Canon imageCLASS MF800 Series color printers, designed to help you get through IT. With features like a remote user interface (for control) and a 3.5” color LCD touch screen (for efficiency), imageCLASS printers give your office the type of reliable output and efficiency you demand from your printer […]

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    Tell us your Funny Tech Support Stories, Win a Canon Printer!

    Dealing with IT support isn’t always a pleasurable experience, but it’s often unavoidable. We feel your pain, and we want to hear about it! So please – tell us your funny IT and Tech Support stories! Whether it’s a story about an IT issue you’ve had at the office, you helping fix your parents’ computer, […]

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    Crayola Color Alive Brings Your Drawings To Life

    This post brought to you by Crayola. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Chip Chick. At the North American International Toy Fair last month, one of our favorites was the Crayola Color Alive Easy Animation Studio, a pretty cool toy that combined a coloring book with a poseable mannequin to turn kids’ […]

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    Smart Wearables Give Parents Peace of Mind

    When my kids were growing up we had scary looking kids harnesses to keep them from wandering. I never partook in the ritual, opting instead to let my kids respond to my doggie commands like “come here” instead of a physical restraint. Today’s parents are going to need to decide if they’re going to indulge […]

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    11 Haute Pieces of Gear for Surviving the Cold Weather

    Spring – what’s that? It’s still pretty cold out. You probably already know that, because you’ve been made to shovel snow or de-ice your windshield or any number of enjoyable traditional winter activities. But, here in the middle of winter, we worry. We worry that you’re not properly equipped for these trying times. What we’re […]

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    We Pick the Best of MWC 2015

    The world’s biggest showcase for what’s new in mobile has wrapped up, and while this year’s Mobile World Congress was a little smaller than in years past, there was still no shortage of new gadgets to check out. We learned that high-end phones are going to get more luxurious, smartwatches are going to keep getting […]

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    These 5 Tech Powerhouses had Monster Years in 2014

    The tech industry gets money by the truckloads. Over half of the world’s most valuable companies are in the tech industry, if you include the telecom giants. Google, Apple, IBM and Microsoft are the four most valuable companies in the world as of last year, in that order. I don’t suppose that’s a coincidence. Tech’s […]

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    How I’ve Become a Human Lab Rat in the Name of Tech

    Ah, the good old days when you plugged in a laptop, booted up a few apps and wrote a review. My life has become damn scary these days as most of the products I look at are actually looking at me. My body fat, my sleep habits, my steps per day, my brain age, my […]

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    Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2015

    If you, like me, have managed to deftly avoid being in a relationship for Valentine’s Day, congratulations! Relax and enjoy your February. Everyone else probably should have gotten cracking on finding a Valentine’s Day gift at least two weeks ago, but I’m guessing that hasn’t happened more often than not. And, while the incredible dispatch […]

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    Date a Geek: Mitchell Oke of CarAdvice

    Due to the controversial popularity of our How to Date a Geek Girl and How to Date a Geek Guy guides, we have introduced a special column featuring real life single geeks. This week, we have interviewed our colleague, Mitchell Oke of CarAdvice.  Tell us a bit about yourself (Age, hometown, what you do for a living): I’m 25 […]