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  • BYOD helps to makes Botticelli accessible

    Posted August 22, 2013 - 6:00 am

    Using technology to make art and culture more accessible to the disabled was the topic of the recent Tech@LEAD conference
  • Portable power with the GoalZero Yeti 150

    Posted January 7, 2013 - 11:15 am

    GoalZero’s new Yeti 150 is a 10 pound portable battery that can power gadgets either on the go or in the event of a power outage.
  • Tablet-controlled flying AR.Drone gets GPS, stabilization and post production software

    Posted January 7, 2013 - 10:52 am

    The AR.Drone 2.0 flying quadricopter will have a longer-lasting battery, GPS to plot and track flights, preset movements, and post-processing software to smooth out shots, thanks to additions announced at the International CES.
  • Cool gadgets and hot tech that will shine at CES 2013

    Posted January 5, 2013 - 8:25 am

    With less than a week to go before this year's International CES Show in Las Vegas commences, it's unclear which new products will generate the most buzz among attendees of the massive trade show. However, Ultra HDTVs, Windows 8 tablets, smart appliances, and smartphone apps figure to fight for center stage.
  • How to return your gadget gifts without any runaround

    Posted December 27, 2012 - 9:46 pm

    Unhappy with a gift or other seasonal tech purchase? Here's our advice for hassle-free returns and exchanges, online and in person.
  • Cracking the gadget pricing code: Buy now or wait?

    Posted December 14, 2012 - 1:16 pm

    Is now the best time to buy a PC, tablet, camera or TV? Will prices hold steady, or are they primed to plummet? Industry experts weigh in.
  • The coolest tools of 2012

    Posted December 14, 2012 - 11:54 am

    If you still haven't completed your holiday shopping, there's still some time left to try and grab one of these.
  • Smoon: self-transforming spoon of the future is the geekiest cooking gadget ever

    Posted August 18, 2012 - 7:35 am

    Like most self-taught cooking enthusiasts, I tend to see recipes as rough guidelines as opposed to rules to live by. However, that's not the case for everyone. For those who demand the utmost perfection in their culinary masterpieces, accuracy is everything; a single tablespoon can mean the difference between an exquisite meal or ignominious failure. If you belong to the latter category but have problems getting your measurements just right, here's something that you may want to put into a future Christmas wish list.
  • Summer vacation gadgets

    Posted August 16, 2012 - 2:55 pm

    When you travel, what tech do you take with you? I ask because I always wind up carrying way too much with me "just in case" and that always results in multiple cases of gear. Anyway, while there was some gear I could have left behind on my last vacation, on the whole I was pretty happy with the utility of my tech take-alongs and many of these gadgets and apps are relevant to business use ...
  • New Timbuk2 power bags will charge any USB device on the go

    Posted July 14, 2012 - 7:55 am

    Wish you could carry your gadgets and charge them too? Soon you will be able to do just that. Starting October 2012, Timbuk2 will sell two new bags that will provide much-needed power on the go.
  • Clever iPhone keyboard seeks Kickstart

    Posted July 14, 2012 - 7:45 am

    If you're looking for clever gadgets, one place to find them is at Kickstarter.
  • Smartphones increasingly crowding out other devices: survey

    Posted July 7, 2012 - 7:25 am

    A recent study from European telecom O2 found that smartphone users in the U.K. depend on those devices for an increasingly large proportion of their day-to-day activities -- so much so, in fact, that many have begun to abandon other gadgets altogether.
  • CES 2012 in a nutshell

    Posted January 25, 2012 - 5:54 pm

    As technology conferences go, CES this year reached new heights of stardom, with its own television show on Spike TV and big entertainment names like Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson and Ryan Seacrest.
  • 4 consumer technologies that could change your enterprise

    Posted January 19, 2012 - 8:56 pm

    From technologies born out of gaming companies to hardware waterproofing products, we find some gems at the Consumer Electronics Show that CIOs will be glad to welcome to their IT shops.
  • Will an Ubuntu gadget debut at CES?

    Posted January 4, 2012 - 4:42 pm

    The start of this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is rapidly approaching, and speculation is running rampant as to what shiny new wares will make their debut there.
  • Cool gifts for geeks, 2011: Travel gear tech treasures

    Posted November 26, 2011 - 9:09 am

    One thing that has remained constant over the years is that we still like to travel. Whether it’s by plane, train or automobile, we’re always on the go. They say that the journey is more important than the destination, so we feel that if you have to make the journey, at least use some devices and gadgets that can make you more productive, comfortable or informed during the trip. Here are our favorite gift ideas for the road warrior on your list:
  • Shoppers, start your engines! Gizmovember is here!

    Posted November 2, 2011 - 9:02 am

    November is shaping up to be quite an exciting month for lovers of gadgets and gizmos (aka cell phones and tablets). Let's run down what's coming.
  • Intel works to make our devices less needy

    Posted October 18, 2011 - 2:13 pm

    If we think our digital devices are just about data, we're missing the point, an Intel executive said.
  • Computers that you can wear

    Posted August 6, 2011 - 8:51 am

    It’s an exciting time for the wearable-computing industry. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen declared in a recent interview that wearable computers were the next big thing for Silicon Valley, and the past few months have seen a flurry of new product announcements in the arena.
  • 12 terrific tips for taking tech on vacation

    Posted July 2, 2011 - 7:47 am

    Travel season is nearly here, and although we all love our technology at home, using devices while you're away can be a hassle. Before you even start to pack your bags, check out the following tips--they'll help you enjoy your vacation while remaining connected. With these tricks and products, you can avoid some extra expenses, secure your luggage, and have enough juice to last the entire day.
  • Gadget ownership broken down by generation

    Posted February 4, 2011 - 2:30 pm

    If you are a U.S. citizen anywhere from 18 to 34 years old, there's a 95 percent chance that you own a cellphone, according to new research from Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project.
  • The geekiest gadgets of Macworld Expo 2011

    Posted January 31, 2011 - 1:42 pm

    2011 is the second year that Macworld Expo went on without Apple's participation. The show may be smaller than it once was, it was still packed with visitors and exhibitors. (Note: Macworld Expo is put on by IDG World Expo, a subsidiary of PCWorld's corporate parent).
  • Thousands of Christmas gift gadgets go unused

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 6:43 pm

    One in 12 Brits still haven't managed to get a gadget they received for Christmas working, despite being a month since they were given the technology, says TalkTalk.
  • New super-tough glass strengthens gadget screens

    Posted January 20, 2011 - 10:55 am

    One of Japan's largest glass manufacturers debuted on Thursday a new glass designed for smartphones and tablet PCs that is considerably tougher than conventional glass.
  • 10 geeky things you may have missed

    Posted January 10, 2011 - 12:00 pm

    With the past week being dominated by CES announcements, it can be pretty hard to keep up with what was happening outside of Vegas. Worry not! GeekTech brings you the condensed guide of what else has been going on in the world of geek.
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