voice assistant

Robot Battle: Which Voice Activated Assistant Is the Best

Sep 21st, 2016

The top voice assistants have been available for a few years now; they’re ready to face off. Here’s a breakdown of which is best and why. #4 Alexa The voice assistant from Amazon is newer than some of the other players, and it integrates with a home speaker rather than a phone or computer. That integration limits its functionality, so you can’t use Alexa to…

automated home

Coolest Ways to Automate Your Entire Home

Sep 12th, 2016

The future is here. You see in movies and TV a number of ways characters control their home with automation and minimum effort. Many of those devices are now available, and most of them sync through smartphone control. Take a look at some of the best ways new technology can automate your home and give you master control from anywhere in the world. Thermostat You…

Kranse SAT Prep Expert

Apps and Software That Will Make This Semester a Breeze

Aug 30th, 2016

College is back in season. New and returning students alike are always looking for a little edge to help with the more stressful parts of each semester, so here are a few apps and software tips that will keep you going when the exhilaration of a new semester wears away and you are staring down midterms and finals. Self Control Do yourself a favor and download…

Kranse SAT Test Prep

Exciting Indie Games Slated to Release This Year

Aug 23rd, 2016

So far, 2016 has proven to be an amazing year for groundbreaking games. Big publishers like Blizzard have hit monster home runs, and indy magic continues to blow our minds. The recent launch of No Man’s Sky has shown that small developers can still generate huge hype, redefine genres and make good money in the process. The year is over half over, but there are…

Survival Tools

5 Best Survival Tools You Need to Know About

Aug 17th, 2016

Survival tools have come a long way in the last 20 years. Here are the five coolest and most useful tools that can help you tackle any emergency. Flashlight Every good survival kit starts with a quality flashlight. There are tons of good lights on the market, but if you want the best all-around performance for an affordable price, the Vizeri LED Tactical Flashlight is…

Utomic

What Will the Next Generation of Console Wars Look Like?

Aug 11th, 2016

The current generation of consoles have been here for a few years now, with Sony winning massively. So of course, now is the time to start wondering what the next generation will look like. Frustratingly, there have been no confirmations or commitments from two of the major players, suggesting that they are very tentative about releasing their next gen plans. Instead, most of what we…

Utomic

Trending Technologies Among Olympic Athletes

Aug 4th, 2016

The Olympics are upon us! Amidst the excitement and fierce competition, it’s always cool to take a closer look at how the world’s best get their leg up on the field. Hopefully illicit substances won’t rear their ugly head this year, but there are plenty of legal ways to push one’s body and skills to new heights without injecting or consuming anything. In the case…

Utomic Edge

Four Fun Pokemon GO Facts

Jul 29th, 2016

If you aren’t familiar with Pokemon Go at this point, where have you been? It is such the rage that within five hours of being released on the app store, this game reached the ranks of #1 download! Here are some fun facts you may not know about this game: Fact #1: You Can Catch a Pikachu as Your Starter Pokemon Initially, when you begin…

Brian Henge

The Best Educational Toys for Tech-Savvy Kids

Jul 21st, 2016

Finding toys for kids in a world that seamlessly combines STEM education with play can be a challenge for those of us who grew up without building robots and flying drones. But worry not! This handy guide of the best five educational toys for tech-loving kids can help you choose the best gifts for fun and learning. LeapFrog Tablets At first glance, this might be…

three drones

Top 3 Most Common Drones

Jul 15th, 2016

Often called “UAV” (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), drones have steadily increased in popularity in recent years. Although commonly used in military settings for surveillance and reconnaissance, they are also used in civilian settings to do a variety of tasks. Taking video shots of the ground has never been so fun! Camera Drones Have you ever stumbled on a Youtube video of aerial footage? Camera drones are…