Author Archives: Donyae Coles

Full Name: Donyae Coles Website:
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 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
Gadgets November 1, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

Rylo – shoot great video with this tiny device

Video isn’t straight forward anymore. We want to see the total environment, show us the world! Rylo is the very small camera that captures big pictures. It may not look like much, but this little gadget is a powerful 360-degree video camera.

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Rylo – shoot great video with this tiny device
Eco Friendly October 30, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

Karst Stone Paper – go back to the stone age with this paper

One of the first things that we learn about recycling or reusing is paper when we’re young. Don’t toss it if you can still write on it! If it’s done, put it into the recycle bin! But the best answer is not to use paper at all. Unfortunately, nothing is quite like it. Karst Stone Paper is saving trees by making pages out of stone.

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Karst Stone Paper – go back to the stone age with this paper
Bookmark This! October 30, 2017 posted by Donyae Coles

560 MOOCS – check out this massive list of free online classes

Sometimes you just want to learn something new but you don’t want to return for 2-4 years of schooling to get the knowledge. Thank goodness for MOOCS, the classroom solution for people who just want to gain knowledge. Here’s a list of 560 free online courses in a huge variety of subjects including programming and engineering.

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560 MOOCS – check out this massive list of free online classes