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  • My LIFX bulb finally has a real job!

    Last Sunday, I decided it was time for my LIFX bulb to have a real purpose instead of sitting in its box. Although I had read forums and articles that had advised against using the bulb in an enclosed fixture, … [Read more]

  • Vizio’s Smart TV is Spying on You https://static.avforums.com/styles/avf/editorial/block/373e58d61be370a4b4b4fed6d8d099fa_3x3.jpg

    With the evolution of home and mobile technology also comes the concern of large companies’ abilities to spy on users and gather information without clear consent. In fact, in 2015, it was even found that large companies such as Lenovo, … [Read more]

PC

Mobile

  • Google is shutting down Hands Free Payment

    Google has just announced that they will be shutting down their hands free payment app on February 8. On their website, Google encourages longtime users to “enjoy quick, easy checkout with Android Pay.” Android Pay, however, is very different. The … [Read more]

  • Top 5 Android Apps for School

    Link to video version As a full-time student, apps can be pretty useful to me. Anything that makes my day more productive or efficient is considered a win in my book. Since I’ve been in school for over a decade, … [Read more]

Wearables

Gaming

  • Club Penguin isn’t relevant

    Remember that awesome game you played for way too long when you were seven? Yeah, Club Penguin. Nostalgia warning! Just to get you in the mood, here are some words from the game: Puffle, Rockhopper, Ice Fishing, Igloo. Are you … [Read more]

Miscellaneous

  • Can We Save the Smartphone Zombies? http://allthingsd.com/files/2013/07/phone_zombies.jpg

    Smartphones have had a profound impact on our society over the past decade. They have transformed the way we communicate and the way we live our daily lives. But lately, with the evolution of cellular connections, processing power and potential … [Read more]

  • Zachary’s Desk Setup Tour Early 2017

    Link to video version For a few years, I’ve been working on my desk setup, trying to make it the best it can possibly be. I’m far from that point, but since I realized recently I hadn’t done a setup … [Read more]