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Sony BDP-S6200 Blu-ray Player

by Michael Tchongon February 2, 2014
At the recent 2014 CES Show, Sony debuted a new Blu-ray player, the Sony BDP-S6200 ($180) that based on preliminary feedback is now the player to get. Its main selling feature is a “dual-core” processor that significantly speeds operation. Like the previously recommended Sony BDP-S5100, the Sony BDP-S6200 features integrated Wi-Fi, supports 3D, and offers […]
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Nikon D3300

by Michael Tchongon January 14, 2014
In the world of digital cameras, the digital SLR (DSLR) represents the crème de la crème. But like any technology, the performance bar is rising quickly. Nowhere is that more evident than in the new Nikon D3300 ($650), which offers remarkable performance for a low price. While the Nikon D3300 offers a minor performance increase […]

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CES 2014 Trends

by Michael Tchongon January 14, 2014
CES has become U.S.’ default technology show where marketers from all walks of life preview new technology trends for the coming year. As USA Today put it “It’s becoming increasingly clear that the road to the future of cars passes straight through CES.” Connected Car – Of all the connected car technologies shown, Audi previewed […]
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Sony XBR-X950B: 4K TV Reference Standard

by Michael Tchongon January 12, 2014
The battles fought over display IQ, or image quality, are legend. Plasma claimed better blacks. LCD offered vivid colors. But if ever there was a 4K TV panel that impressed observers at CES 2014, it was the Sony Reference Standard, Sony XBR-X950B. The Sony XBR-X950B offers deep blacks and vivid colors, boosted by what Sony […]

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FOMO

by Michael Tchongon December 31, 2013
When a Taiwanese tourist walked off a Melbourne pier while checking Facebook in mid December 2013 it was testament to the power of screen, which so strongly sucks users in they’re oblivious to their surrounding. But it’s also indicative of the power of FOMO, or the Fear Of Missing Out. Thankfully the woman was fine, […]
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UAV (Drones)

by Michael Tchongon December 27, 2013
When Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos famously showed off a delivery drone prototype on the U.S. television show 60 Minutes, he created a social media uproar. Much of the controversy centered on the unprecedented use of drones for such a mundane task. Considered by many a well-timed publicity stunt, Bezos’ take on the future of delivery […]
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Overnight Delivery

by Michael Tchongon December 26, 2013
Federal Express, founded in 1973 by Fred Smith, was an overnight-delivery service idea that had garnered a C from a skeptical college professor, while Smith was a grad student at Yale. Today, FedEx is a $46 billion behemoth, propelled by the forces of the Time Compression Ubertrend. Both FedEx and UPS were caught off-guard this […]

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Wearables

by Michael Tchongon December 25, 2013
As the Digital Lifestyle engulfs society, the convergence between fashion and technology is accelerating. And one Digital Lifestyle trend is one trend that’s not going away any time soon is wearable technology. According to IMS Research wearable technology sales are expected to grow from 96 million devices in 2012 to 210 million devices by 2018, […]
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Latino Americano

by Michael Tchongon December 21, 2013
From 2001 to 2010, the U.S. witnessed the largest influx of immigrants than at any other time in history. By 2050, the Latino population is expected to make up the majority of the U.S. population, with a 30% share. The emergence of a Latino majority will have a major impact on American politics, business and […]

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Boomerang Generation

by Michael Tchongon December 21, 2013
A growing number of Millennials are living at home for reasons other than home-cooked meals and free laundry. In 2012, 36% of young adults 18-21 were living with a parent, which translates into more than one out of every three young adults. That’s the highest rate in four decades. High unemployment and the cost of […]