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Tech, Autos & Gear in Laymans Terms Since 2006

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HTC Announces the HTC One M9

You can't say HTC doesn't listen to their critics. Every year their HTC One series has shown improvement and polish, and the new One M9 addresses many of the issues from the M8 and expands on what it does best: namely, there's an improved camera and even better speakers!

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AT&T is the First US Carrier to Offer the LG Watch Urbane.

2015 promises to be a great year for wearable technology, with the Apple watch and Android wear coming out with great looking functional connected technology. One of the cool looking upcoming devices is the LG Watch Urbane, with a sapphire crystal, elements of Android and WebOS integrated and a feature set to make it something to get excited about!

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Saffron LED Lighting is the Enlightened Choice for Homeowners

Saffron is a new company that’s bringing beautiful and intelligent LED lighting to the consumer.  They have LED light bulbs that look exactly like traditional incandescent bulbs, “Smart” LED bulbs that automatically turn on when it gets dark or dim over time to simulate a sunset.  These energy efficient and long-lasting bulbs are available now and start at $12.

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HTC Announces the HTC One M9

You can't say HTC doesn't listen to their critics. Every year their HTC One series has shown improvement and polish, and the new One M9 addresses many of the issues from the M8 and expands on what it does best: namely, there's an improved camera and even better speakers!

Read more
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HTC Announces the HTC RE Grip GPS Fitness Tracker

HTC is busy at MWC this year; first they announced the One M9, and now they have a companion fitness product, the HTC RE Grip. It’s a fitness tracker with GPS, and it syncs with Under Armour (which means it will work with My Fitness Pal as well as the MapMyFitness products).

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Saffron LED Lighting is the Enlightened Choice for Homeowners

Saffron is a new company that’s bringing beautiful and intelligent LED lighting to the consumer.  They have LED light bulbs that look exactly like traditional incandescent bulbs, “Smart” LED bulbs that automatically turn on when it gets dark or dim over time to simulate a sunset.  These energy efficient and long-lasting bulbs are available now and start at $12.

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Parks & Recreation Ends…but the Laughs Continue

The comedy/satire television show Parks and Recreation shot in ‘mockumentary-style’ aired their final episode after seven seasons on NBC, but fans can get plenty more thanks to streaming media options and home video. This unique fan favorite piled on great comedy and community morals to create some memorable television, which lives on through diehard fans.

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RIP Leonard Nimoy, AKA Mr Spock

Sad news in the world of science fiction-Leonard Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83. He was an icon as Mr Spock, the half-Vulcan science officer on Star Trek, as well as a fixture in various other science fiction shows (like Fringe). His contributions to pop culture cannot be understated, and he will be missed by fans everywhere!

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Omate Racer X VMK Will Be the First Smartwatch made in Africa

In January, Omate announced their $99 Racer smartwatch with much fanfare. Earlier today, Omate Announced what looks to be a first in a blooming Smartwatch community, with their limited edition Omate Racer X VMK. It has been announced that the new smartwatch will be heading to Africa in locations in Congo, Ivory Coast, and Cameroon to begin in June of …

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