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31 10, 2013

Motorola Project Ara

By |October 31st, 2013|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , |

Motorola Project Ara Earlier in the year we took a look at Phonebloks, a customizable modular smartphone. As one of the best product concepts we’ve seen all year, it’s no surprise that Motorola teamed up with Phoneblok’s creators to make the project a reality. Introducing the Motorola Project Ara. This project could be really awesome, but we're not really sure it's practical. Keep in mind, there's a limit to how long you can use a connection before you have to move to something else. Apple used [...]

30 10, 2013

New Google Glass Hardware

By |October 30th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , |

Google shows off updated Glass hardware with earbud and prescription support A day after inviting members of its Explorers program to swap their old frames for new ones, Google Glass is showing the world what the latest model looks like. In a post on Google+, the company shows a slightly modified version of Glass that includes a removable mono earbud. Google pulled the wraps off their new Google glass hardware update yesterday. All current Glass users will be eligible for a 1-time swap out to th [...]

30 10, 2013

Jim Dalrymple Reviews the iPad Air

By |October 30th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: |

Review: iPad Air From the minute I picked up the iPad Air at Apple’s event in San Francisco last week, I knew it was going to be different. In Jim's typical fashion, he reviews the iPad Air and gives it extremely high marks. He generally rates Apple devices well, but we have to concede that this device just look beautiful. However, we're still holding off until the iPad mini with retina display is available to see how they compare. Having the same features in a smaller package with a retina disp [...]

7 10, 2013

Kindle Fire HDX, Surface 2, and iBeacons – Battery Life Episode 3

By |October 7th, 2013|Categories: Battery Life, Podcasts, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the third episode of Battery Life, our new technology podcast. In this episode Wyatt and Josh talk about Amazon's newest tablet: the Kindle Fire HDX. While they're only available for pre-order at the moment, Amazon has given us all of the information we need to know to make a buying decision. If it weren't for the rumored iPad update coming soon, we would've ordered one of the 7-inch tablets already. We're expecting this to sell like crazy, especially if Apple doesn't put a retina displa [...]

19 09, 2013

Steam Box: Valve to put steam behind consoles – Battery Life Episode 2

By |September 19th, 2013|Categories: Battery Life, Podcasts, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Artwork by DarrenGeers on Deviant Art. Thanks for checking out the second episode of Battery Life, our new technology podcast. In this episode Jason and Josh talk about Valve's rumored entry into the console gaming market: the Steam Box. While much of the information is just rumors, we will theoretically hear some more news about the Steam Box next week. That's why we decided to cover the device now so we could compare the current information with what actually shows up later. The Steam Box may [...]