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Pantelligent Takes the Guesswork Out of Cooking

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If everyone could cook, there wouldn’t be nearly as many successful restaurants as there are. The thing is, some people have it and some people don’t. Talent for cooking, I mean. I actually know people for whom making boxed macaroni and cheese is a challenge. Luckily, most of those people …

Beat Winter With Warm Hands and Feet

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If you’re in the northern hemisphere, you know it’s coming (if it’s not already here): Winter. Cold. Snow. Shivering. Ick! I’m sure we all know by now to layer our clothes, and to make sure the inner layers are moisture wicking, and all that. But if you’re going to be …

littleBits Turns Dumb Appliances Smart

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One thing I would absolutely love to have is a smart home… or at least smart appliances. However, not being independently wealthy, that’s just not something that I ever thought would be on my horizon. As it turns out, littleBits knows there is a huge market out there full of …

Nokia Black Box Teases at “Something” for Tomorrow

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When Nokia sold its mobile device business over to Microsoft, the Finnish company also agreed that it wouldn’t get back into the smartphone business until the end of 2016 and far longer for feature phones (assuming that feature phones will still exist a decade from now). Of course, there are …

Pickup Power is Simply Brilliant

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It’s a recurring theme around here: gadgets and their power consumption. Even if you don’t carry many gadgets, odds are really good you also carry at least a charging cord if not a portable charger. And you have at least one (and most likely more) power strip at home. The …

Minifigure Family Makes Holiday Cards Awesome!

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While I agree that it’s still too early to really start thinking about Christmas no matter what stores would have us think, I do know if you’re planning to order custom-designed holiday cards to send you really need to start thinking about it soon. Some people go with a photo …

Darma Helps You “Sit Smart”

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We sit too much. There really isn’t a way you can gloss that over… we simply sit too much. Some of that is because of the jobs we are doing, where technology is taking the place of physical labour, but some of it is because we’re lazy. Even in our …

Walk Your Way to Power with AMPY

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If you have gadgets, particularly a smartphone, you are intimately familiar with the frustration that is battery life. The technology that packs our devices with more and more functions is light years ahead of the technology that allows us to power them for more than a few hours, and so …

3-in-1 Phone Charger: I Need This!

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I’m probably not the only one who has a love-hate relationship with my smartphone, right? I mean, I love the convenience of being able to accomplish most simple tasks online without having to haul around my laptop, but I hate how quickly the battery drains. I do have a couple …

Connecting Great Minds with Video Conferencing

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As we take a look back at the history of human civilization, we find that most tribes and cultures lived in relative isolation from one another. There may have been some rudimentary trade with neighboring peoples, but tribal knowledge largely remained each individual tribe. Even as we move further along …