Technology

Why You’re Still Going To Buy Apple’s Ho-Hum iPad Upg

Let’s get this straight: No matter what Apple announces Tuesday, if you’ve bought Apple devices before, you’re going to buy this one, too.  That choir of the converted, though, isn’t enough for Apple anymore. As Business Insider’s Jay Yarow points out, Apple’s iPad sales have been consistently falling for several quarters, and growth has been slowing for years….

New security measures won’t kill passwords anytime soon

With the iPhone 5S and its fingerprint scanner selling well, one is tempted to say that we may soon no longer have to remember a 4-digit PIN or 10-character phrase with which to access your device or apps. But considering the well-publicized weaknesses of biometrics and the tried-and-true nature of passwords, it looks like we’ll be using…

A Digitalized Assistant In Your Hands

Having a personal assistant can be very helpful and even give you a sense of power that you’ve made it to the top in the business world. Well now you can have one with predictive mind-reading applications that serve as your assistant. Companies such as Google in Silicon Valley are designing robotic personal assistants that…

Earth Day: Green Gadgets for Conscious Living

Earth Day, the day we celebrate the planet and do activities to try to protect it, has continued to gain popularity. This year, more than 1 billion people were expected to partake in activities like recycling old gadgets or planting trees. But the truth is, Earth Day should be every day! For those interested in…

Who says video games are bad for you?

Researchers at the University of Rome in Italy have concluded that playing an hour of Nintendo Wii a day for a month actually improves hand eye coordination and can make surgeons more adept at performing important surgeries. The reason for this phenomenon has a lot to do with how the surgeries themselves are performed. Instead…

10 Ways to Garden Successfully in the Summer

The summer months can be sweltering which means that gardening might seem like a chore. However, this article includes a list of ten tips for successful summertime gardening as well as year round advice. 1. Know What Plants Will Grow In Your Area You can’t grow coconuts in New England. Take a moment to learn…