Author Archives: Donyae Coles

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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.
future tech November 10, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

The Future Drives Itself – an opinion of self-driving cars

If you’ve been paying any attention to tech news in the last year or so then you’ve probably noticed a lot of buzzing around self-driving cars. Bob Lutz, former vice chairman and head of development for General Motors, believes that in 20-30 years, these will be the only cars and driving yourself will go the way of the horse and buggy.

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The Future Drives Itself – an opinion of self-driving cars
Free Software November 9, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

SHOPTHAT – do all your shopping through Messenger

Brands advertise their wares on social media all day, every day. But maybe you don’t have time to really shop right then. Then you have to save the post where it can be buried under all the news articles you’re going to read someday. Not cool. Make it easier with SHOPTHAT, the system that lets you shop Instagram and Facebook posts.

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SHOPTHAT – do all your shopping through Messenger
diy November 9, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

TV-B-Gone Kit – shut off any tv with this kit

Is the constant drone of LCD TVs just too much for your anti-establishment heart to bear? Perhaps you just want a kill switch for the machine when it’s time to eat dinner. With the TV-B-Gone Kit, you can build your own off button for any LCD TV.

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TV-B-Gone Kit – shut off any tv with this kit
future tech November 7, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

Aibo – remember that robot dog from the 90s? It’s back!

I remember when Sony put out its first electronic dog. There was a live demo in Epcot where I was vacationing after graduating from high school. They were small, but really kind of neat. Now there are people holding funerals for theirs because life is strange and tech doesn’t last forever. They stopped making them in 2006 but if you loved these robo dogs, good news! Sony is bringing the Aibo back to life!

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Aibo – remember that robot dog from the 90s? It’s back!
Gadgets November 6, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

Mopnado – the cleaner mop alternative

Mops are really gross but they do get floors clean. If you haven’t ditched the classic style for a Swiffer yet, then you’re dedicated but you probably see some room for improvement with how we use the old tools. Are you tried of bending over to wring yours out? Worried that you’re just slushing gross water around? I know I am. If so, then check out the Mopnado, the new spin on wet mopping.

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Mopnado – the cleaner mop alternative
Gadgets November 6, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

WeMo Switch Smart Plug – simple smart home integration

Even if you’re not so excited about smart homes and would rather your whole house was not part of the Internet of Things, there are still some options with smart homes that are useful, like coming home to a warm house with the lights on. The WeMo Switch Smart Plug gives smart home integration to everyday appliances.

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WeMo Switch Smart Plug – simple smart home integration
Bookmark This! November 3, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

doNOTlink.it – share sites without sending them traffic

There are times we want to talk about something we saw on the web but we don’t want to bring traffic back to the website in question. For example, I recently had a friend post a site that was sharing incorrect information. I wanted to warn others, but I didn’t want to give them the traffic. doNOTlink.it is the web tool to help you share information without giving bad sites traffic.

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doNOTlink.it – share sites without sending them traffic
heh heh! November 2, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

LaySee Pillow – the pillow for glasses wearers

Sometimes I like to lie down and read or watch something. Unfortunately, unless I’m on my back, my glass get pushed around making the whole thing uncomfortable. Finally there’s a pillow out there for people like me. The LaySee Pillow is perfect for people with glasses who want to relax on their side.

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LaySee Pillow – the pillow for glasses wearers