digitalization

Tech Tools: For Your Office, to Go

By Alyson Sheppard / June 12, 2015 /

Logitech K480 Keyboard  (logitech.com) Now you can respond to a text message, set a calendar alert and write an email on three separate devices—all from the same full-size keyboard. Logitech’s K480 Multi-Device Keyboard connects wirelessly to your phone, tablet and desktop at the same time. To switch between the three devices, just turn the keyboard’s…

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Tech Tools: 6 New Fitness Trackers You’ve Gotta Have

By Alyson Sheppard / May 23, 2015 /

Connected Cycle (ConnectedCycle.com) Connected Cycle turns your regular bike into a smart bike without adding any cumbersome equipment. All you have to do is replace your regular pedal with the company’s GPS-enabled smart one. The aluminum-bodied pedal records your cycling stats such as speed, route, incline and calories burned. The data is then available for…

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Top of Mind: What’s Your Favorite Not-Guilty Pleasure?

By admin / May 4, 2015 /

Eat well! I don’t think there’s any amount of exercise or meditation that can be better for you than having a healthy diet. That is where it all starts. I feel my best when I eat well and perform my best when my diet is clean. —Danielle Walker, founder of AgainstAllGrain.com and author of Meals Made Simple…

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How to Aggravate Your ADHD, OCD and Binge Buying Habit All at Once

By Shelby Skrhak / April 16, 2015 /

Want to test your mental health? Try cleaning out your closet. If your ADHD doesn’t take you in 20 different directions before you collapse with not one thing completed, then your OCD will hyperfocus your efforts on organizing the most insignificant (and no doubt, not visible to the naked eye) area of your closet. Before…

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Tech Tools: 6 Must-Haves from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

By Alyson Sheppard / March 31, 2015 /

Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 (Panasonic.com) Smartphones and point-and-shoot cameras are morphing into each other more and more every day. Case in point, Panasonic’s new Lumix DMC-CM1 phone comes with a high-end Leica camera lens attached. Spin the metal ring surrounding the lens to manually adjust the camera’s aperture, shutter speed and focus as if you were…

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Can’t Sleep? Blame Your Tablet

By admin / March 19, 2015 /

It turns out your difficulty getting to sleep could be related to reading on your tablet at night. A study published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that reading before bed on light-emitting electronic devices extends the time it takes to fall asleep, suppresses melatonin levels and even decreases alertness in the…

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Tech Tools: Liebovitz, Schmiebovitz

By Alyson Sheppard / March 10, 2015 /

Ricoh Theta (Theta360.com) For pure, candy-coated novelty, reach for the Ricoh Theta. This still and video camera comes with two back-to-back fisheye lenses—one on each side. Both lenses captures 180 degrees of their surroundings, and then the camera stitches the two shots together into a complete 360-degree view. It’s like a selfie in the round.…

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Tech Tools: Home Smart Home

By Alyson Sheppard / February 17, 2015 /

August Smart Lock (August.com) Deadbolts are the home accessory you’re probably the most hesitant to automate. No one wants to get locked out of her home because of a faulty Internet connection, especially on the night of The Purge. However, the August Smart Lock ($250), which allows you to unlock your door via smartphone, runs on…

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Tech Tools: The Coolest Phones and Phone Doodads

By Alyson Sheppard / January 30, 2015 /

Celluon Epic (Celluon.com) Years ago, pop culture predicted that the 21st century would be full of holograms and lasers. While we’ve mostly given up on holograms, we can still mesmerize ourselves with laser-diode gadgets like this one. The $150 sci-fi device connects to your phone or tablet via Bluetooth and projects a full-size virtual qwerty…

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Tech Tools: When Your Business Needs Wheels…

By Jessica Krampe / January 8, 2015 /

Best Road-Trip Car 2015 Chevrolet Impala (Chevrolet.com) Impalas are designed for long rides to cross-state trade shows or conventions. These handsome sedans (starting at $27,885) offer spacious legroom and headroom, so five can ride comfortably without anyone’s knees getting squashed. And 19 cubic feet of trunk space means they can all bring their luggage. Don’t…

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