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Info: Donyae’s love for technology is based on a need to survive our future robotic overlords. Know thy enemy as you know yourself. But since even odds are on the zombie future, she has also learned how to prepare squirrel. You can find her on Facebook until the robots - or zombies - rise up.
Free Software July 12, 2018 posted by Donyae Coles

Google Lens – find out more about your world with just your phone

Wouldn’t you love to just point your phone at something and know instantly what it is? That’s the basic premise behind Google Lens, the app that looks up your world from an image. Combining the camera on your phone and the extensive knowledge of the world wide web, Google will let you know what anything is, just by pointing your lens at it. At least that’s the concept.

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Google Lens – find out more about your world with just your phone
Gadgets July 12, 2018 posted by Donyae Coles

Pet First Aid Kit – know what to do for your next pet emergency

Do you know what to do when your beloved animal has had some sort of accident? Even if you’re pretty good with human first aid, pets are not people and need specialized care. It makes sense that they would have their own first aid kit too. The Pet First Aid Kit has everything you need to make sure your four legged friend receives the care they need.

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Pet First Aid Kit – know what to do for your next pet emergency
Fun & Games July 10, 2018 posted by Donyae Coles

Mini Strandbeest – make your own wind powered walker

You may have seen the viral video of the giant “robots” who walk along beaches powered by nothing but the wind. It’s a neat trick of mechanics and although you probably cannot build hulking beasts to comb the deserts, you can recreate it on a smaller scale with the Mini Strandbeest, the DIY yourself kit that lets you build your own walker.

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Mini Strandbeest – make your own wind powered walker
software July 10, 2018 posted by Donyae Coles

Otter – take better voice notes, get more done

We can speak much faster then we can write so it’s a lot easier to talk to our phones than try and type in a bunch of stuff. So a note taking app will probably make your life more productive. Otter is the smart note taking app that does more than just record your to do list.

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Otter – take better voice notes, get more done
future tech July 9, 2018 posted by Donyae Coles

Ecocapsule – the tiny pod for comfortable off grid living

The future is . . micro homes. Ok maybe not but they are an interesting and strangely high tech look at housing. The Ecocapsule is one such micro home that’s small in size but big in tech. This little pod is totally decked out with some great sustainable options to keep you going no matter where you go.

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Ecocapsule – the tiny pod for comfortable off grid living
Gadgets July 9, 2018 posted by Donyae Coles

Portable Package Re-Sealer – say goodbye to stale chips

Stale chips are awful. They’re not crisp. They’re soft and just terrible. Sometimes a bit damp. Don’t let your unfinished bags fall to waste. With the Portable Package Re-Sealer, you can lock up your chips’ bag tight so you can start fresh next time you’re a bit hungry.

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Portable Package Re-Sealer – say goodbye to stale chips
Free Software July 6, 2018 posted by Donyae Coles

Google Keep – note keeping for all you note needs

We keep a lot of notes. A lot of us save them locally on our phones for just whatever we need to do or remember to get through our lives. Local apps aren’t always great when you need to share that information though. Google Keep will help you share on all your devices.

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Google Keep – note keeping for all you note needs
Gadgets July 5, 2018 posted by Donyae Coles

WEMO – the bracelet that will help you keep track of things

  When you need to remember something, writing it down is really the best way to go about it. That being said, not having a piece of paper to write it on is a hindrance. Before you have to scribble a phone number or appointment time on your hand again, get a WEMO, the wearable memo pad.

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WEMO – the bracelet that will help you keep track of things
hmm..interesting July 5, 2018 posted by Donyae Coles

Cerro Gordo – fancy your own ghost town?

It is really expensive to live in California but if you’re willing to make some sacrifices, you can buy your own ghost town for less than a shack in San Francisco. Cerro Gordo is up for sale and can make all your spooky California dreams come true.

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Cerro Gordo – fancy your own ghost town?