Fuel Cell Technology in Cars

Fuel Cell Technology in Cars

April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

While still not at the point of going the way of the dinosaur, the internal combustion engine is facing increasingly stiff competition from fast-evolving fuel cell technologies. Fuel cells use hydrogen – the most abundant element in the known universe – to generate electrical power quietly and efficiently, without pollution. Unlike internal combustion engines that...

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The further we advance into the digital age, the more advanced everything seems to become. Looking back, the classic 1980s movies, “Back to the Future,” unknowingly foreshadowed many things from our modern times. In fact, two of the newest gaming technologies — Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus –seem like they are straight out of those...

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Make the Most of Spring With These Top Apps

Make the Most of Spring With These Top Apps

April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s spring time and that means the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and the college students are breaking (spring breaking that is)! There’s an incredible variety of outdoors inspired apps like hiking apps, biking apps, star gazing apps, even bird identifying apps. You can make the most out of spring with these top...

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The past couple of years have witnessed a surge in the number of professionals using mobile devices, especially tablets, to stay in touch with their work on-the-go. Tablets provide high computing speeds within a portable device, but the environment users work in is quite different from what they are used to on a traditional desktop...

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Find a Spot With These Parking Apps

Find a Spot With These Parking Apps

April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

So you’ve reached your destination with plenty of time to spare, or so you think, until it becomes apparent, as you maneuver your vehicle at a slow crawl up each parking aisle, that it is going to take some time to locate that elusive parking space. You even take to stopping passersby to inquire if...

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There has been quite a bit of pomp and circumstance surrounding the upcoming release of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Many technology critics are lauding the phone as the most complete phone ever and there are many features that certainly will make you believe that statement to be true. The slick new smartphone, which is set...

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The eReader has had a great influence on the way we read. We can take virtual libraries with us on the go and select from countless volumes of books we wish to read. Knowledge no longer has to be as heavy as shelves upon shelves of weighty books. Now we carry libraries in our pockets....

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It’s easy to see why textbooks are quickly becoming a thing of the past. First, bound stacks of paper are inherently unfriendly to the environment. Second, the information in those books can quickly go out of date, requiring the purchase of new ones. Third, and probably most importantly, paper textbooks are a significant expense for...

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Which Smartphones Take the Best Pics?

Which Smartphones Take the Best Pics?

March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sure, smartphones are so much more to us than just handy pocket cameras. They are part phone, part computer and virtually required for modern life. Still, for many consumers, a camera is a major factor when shopping for a new smartphone. So if you’re one of those smartphone users who value the quality of the...

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The Best Places to Invest Your Green Dollars

The Best Places to Invest Your Green Dollars

March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

These days, many investors look to make their profits from green stocks. Green stocks exist in a wide range of industries, from solar panel production and alternative energies to green chemicals and building materials. Although these stocks may come from very different places, the businesses behind these stocks all have similar goals: They are looking...

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If you were a fan of the popular Flappy Bird game and devastated when it was taken down by its creator, there is some hope. The game may be gone, but there are lots of Flappy Bird-inspired games being launched to keep fans flying high. According to a recent post in The Guardian, there are...

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Attending college can be one of the scariest yet most exciting times of your life. You’ll develop new relationships, experience new things, and prepare to enter the workforce. But getting through college can be a struggle if you don’t know which tools to use. Here are some essential tech items you should have by your...

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One of the most popular discussions at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this past January was about 4K technology. Even though it debuted in 2013, people familiar with the audio-video and home theater industry still aren’t 100 percent sure they know what the future holds for 4K technology. There certainly has been...

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Rise and Shine With These Popular Wake-Up Apps

Rise and Shine With These Popular Wake-Up Apps

February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nowadays, smartphones are used for just about everything. From making calls and texting friends to surfing the web and making dinner reservations, most of us are never far from our smartphones. One common household appliance that is almost a thing of the past thanks to smartphones is the alarm clock. The days of being rudely...

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6 Tips to Train Your Smartphone’s Autocorrect

February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’ve all been there—trying to send a quick text to a friend or family member only to have autocorrect bite you in the  “assail”, I mean “astronaut”, “GOD DONUT!” Autocorrect can make even the most innocent text obscene (I swear I was trying to text the word “pen!!!”) or just utterly embarrassing. You don’t have...

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Facebook Shells Out $19 Billion for WhatsApp

February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Facebook understands that if you can’t beat them, you acquire them.  According to CNN, WhatsApp, the leading messaging app, has been acquired by Facebook for $19 billion. WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app for smartphones, according to OnDevice Research.  With 450 million users and counting, WhatsApp has dominated the smartphone market while Facebook’s very...

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Americans Are Addicted to Social Networks

February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Americans spend nearly a third of their Internet browsing time on social networking sites. And this comes as no surprise. The United States is home to the largest and most popular social networks on Earth: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest. So what’s the value of these networks? Are they just platforms for sharing self-portraits and...

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Top 5 Luxury Electric Cars

February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

With more car buyers looking for environmentally friendly vehicles, car makers are answering with an increased offering of electric vehicles. These battery-powered machines come in many shapes and sizes, but it seems like most electric cars are simple in design and don’t offer the high-end features that some car buyers crave. To put it simply,...

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5 Best Tax Preparation Software

February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

So, this isn’t a fun conversation to have, but it is absolutely an important one. How are you doing your taxes? Historically, there have been only two options: You either hired an accountant or painstakingly went at it on your own, sitting on a pile of receipts, bills, checks and tax code. We’re blessed to...

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Facebook just turned 10 years old this week, but instead of facing growing pains, the social media giant debuted a current news iPhone app titled ‘Paper.’ The news apps is going up against Google News, Twitter, and LinkedIn’s Pulse; among other newsworthy mobile sources. By downloading Paper, users can leaf through visually stimulating stories, just...

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