So you’re not really a Jedi. That doesn’t mean you can’t decorate your desk in a way that brings back nostalgic memories of your favorite science fiction series. Your mouse, keyboard, USB hub, and even the flash drive you keep with you throughout the day …continue reading
Induction charging is about to take center stage as more products like the Nexus 4, Lumia 920, and Droid DNA offer wireless charging capabilities. A new product over at Kickstarter is about to offer induction charging via a novel bonsai tree configuration that appears to …continue reading
Buying a wireless keyboard and/or mouse doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re going to get a Bluetooth device. Even with the majority of today’s laptops being built with Bluetooth integration, there are still a great many people who have systems which don’t support the standard.
It hasn’t been long since the Microsoft Surface hit stores and started being picked apart by every technology pundit and reviewer out there. The dream of a Microsoft-produced computer that ran Windows has been in the back of the minds of many a Windows user …continue reading
Imagine being an astronaut on the moon and something comes up. A vital component of the lander or shuttle is in need of replacement, but you don’t have the spare part on hand. Granted, this is a somewhat unlikely scenario, but it could come up …continue reading
Sony had this idea that it needed to concentrate on a select few handsets to be able to come out with worthy devices. Now, it seems the company is again releasing model after model, one Android after the next. One of the more recent offerings …continue reading
If there is one thing the world needs more of in the next generation, it’s engineers. People that look at problems not as obstacles, but as challenges. Inspiring the next generation to face the challenges of tomorrow can be a real challenge when so much …continue reading
Whether or not you choose to get an extended warranty to accompany a major purchase is subjective and always a matter for discussion. What I want to share with you, our valued readers here at LockerGnome, are some of my experiences in purchasing extended warranties. …continue reading
It’s the time of year once again for sales and bargains aplenty. Unfortunately, many retailers out there are making rather lackluster deals look like something they’re not. It’s not that these retailers are being dishonest, but not everything is as good as it seems.
Just …continue reading
As computer users these days, we have been bombarded by companies that claim to be able to keep our computers free from malware. However, this may not be the case.
The majority of anti-malware software uses traditional, signature-based techniques in order to detect malware. It …continue reading
Our three-year-old granddaughter is a proficient user of the original Apple iPad. This is a credit to Apple and its design team at making the iPad extremely user-friendly. When I say that she is proficient, I mean she can play children’s games on the iPad …continue reading
Imagine having a robot at your bedside or in your kitchen that coaches you on your health. It might not be the same as having Jillian Michaels rushing into your bedroom at the crack of dawn and screaming at you to get up and start …continue reading
Ever been pushed into a pool with your iPhone in your pants? Wanted to take underwater pictures with your iPhone? Make sure that your pricey Apple smartphone is water-prepared with these cool new cases.
The iPhone Scuba Suit (a.k.a. The driSuit Endurance)
Compact digital cameras have received a bad rap in recent years by the tech world. Declared “dead” by some pundits, the compact digital camera may be anything but. In fact, I’ve seen more of these little cameras in the wild this year than I had …continue reading
From the time that our smartphones, tablets, and alarm clocks wake us in the morning, most of our daily lives are controlled by technology of some type. For the most part, we have embraced technology and have become dependent on computers, smartphones, tablets, and other …continue reading
By default, Windows 8 does not come with a Telnet client. This is done as a security precaution, though many dedicated Telnet users are left scratching their heads as their beloved built-in command prompt feature appears to be missing at first glance. Don’t worry, though. …continue reading
Should social media affect your employment status? Calling this topic “controversial” is, at best, putting it lightly. How many stories have we seen about people being fired because of what they post on Facebook? How many stories have we seen about a potential employee’s privacy …continue reading
Whether it be a smartphone or a tablet, we have all experienced those grimy fingerprints on our touchscreens. Cleaning a touchscreen device is fairly simple and you most likely have everything you need already. But the most important part of cleaning a greasy screen is …continue reading
Imagine wearing a pair of glasses with an integrated HUD that told you the batting average of a baseball player as he approached home plate, or the amount of touchdowns a certain running back made during the last football season. This could be a reality …continue reading
Most aftermarket game controllers have slowly evaporated from the marketplace, leaving few options for those seeking a better gaming experience. Evil Controllers has continued to supply customized controllers by listening to gamers and taking that feedback and employing what the company has learned into new …continue reading
When I was a youngster, the fanciest gadget I had was a pair of “laser” guns that detected whether or not the user was hit by the other player. They were a lot of fun to play with, and I spent quite a long time …continue reading