Dr. Glenn Singleman and his team of pilots will fly over the Grand Canyon in April, They plan to make the world’s first wingsuit crossing. Wingsuits are gravity-powered gliders that help propel their pilots/wearers during flight. Resembling something between a flying squirrel and a snow angel, the wingsuit allows skydivers and BASE jumpers to leap out into the void, spread … Read More
7 Best Cloud-Based Note-Taking Apps
Good computerized notes can be created, accessed and edited as quickly as pulling your smart phone from your pocket. Being able to note something on your phone or tablet while you’re out and have it instantly available on the desktop back home can change the way you work. 1. Evernote (Free) Whatever platform – Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone, Blackberry, Pre, … Read More
The Four Coolest Things of CES 2015
From a possible cable-killer to 3D-printed pizza, here’s what was exciting at CES 2015. But for every bizarre misstep, there’s an equally-incredible piece of technology. Founded in 2013, XYZprinting is a global company with the goal of bringing affordable 3D printing to businesses as well as individual consumers. Set to release later in 2015 at about $2000, the machine is … Read More
With CES (Consumer Electronics Show) opening today, here is a list of 17 gadget hits and flops over the years.
Hits include VCRs (1970), Camcorders and CDs (1980) and HDTV (1998). Flops include Mini Disks (1993), Motorola Zoom (2011) and Windows Vista (2007). VCR (1970): Hit! The Consumer Electronics Show traces its route back to 1967 but it didn’t really hit the map until 1970, when Phillips unveiled its Video Cassette Recorder. VCRs had been around at exorbitant prices but … Read More