Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

Personal Computers (PCs), Notebooks and Laptops…remember when these things used to be , well a thing.  You would get excited to get a new computer, it was after all the ultimate tech gift, sitting on top of the gadget food chain.  Then along came tablets, smartphones and wearables – suddenly PCs and laptops were totally uncool and soon to go the way of the Dodo bird.

While the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro is as flightless as a Dodo bird, it has numerous features that may just keep laptops from going extinct.  Dare we say it, the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro is making notebook PCs cool again!

The Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro Needs to Be Seen

If ever there was a product that needs to be seen in action to be fully appreciated, it is the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro.  Please watch our two part video review of the Yoga 3 Pro in action -

A Ton Of Features In A Tiny Package

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Misfit Flash

At 11:45pm last night I started running, like a caged rat, in my basement.  The night before, much to the amazement of my sleepy cat, I started walking loops around my house.  While this may sound like the actions of a Dad who has spent a little too much time around glue sticks, there is actually something else going on here.  I have become addicted to the Misfit Flash that I wear on my arm.

The Misfit Flash is a fitness and sleep tracker that somehow guilts you into hitting your goals, being active and even getting more sleep.  While, fitness trackers are not new, the fact that the Misfit Flash sells for under $50, does bring these trackers to a much larger potential audience.

Please watch our full video review of the Misfit Flash -

It’s All About The Simplicity

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CES Learn

Never stop learning.  That is some powerful advice I drop on the kids and usually scores me some major blank stares crossed with a little bit of the “have you taken your meds Dad” look.  No matter, I decided to actually listen to myself and do some serious learning while walking the 2.2 million square feet of show floor space at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 (CES 2015) in Las Vegas.

I hope you are not reading this on the weekend or during the summer, because school is about to start…

#1. If Not For The Consumer Electronics Industry, We Would Be Dead

Hate to start this list off on such a heavy note, but if my calculations are right, you have probably lost the ability to process what I am writing anyway.  Look, human to human, I got to say it – we’re just not doing well.  Luckily, the Consumer Electronics industry has created endless gadgets and sensors to save us from certain doom.  I wrote all about it here, so please if you still have the muscle strength to click, check out my piece on why humans are doomed…unless gadgets can save us.

#2. It’s Only A Matter of Time Before You Get Mugged By a Drone

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Consumer Electronics Industry To Human Race, We Will Return You From the Brink of Death

January 8, 2015

I have watched enough episodes of Shark Tank and read my fair share of front covers of business books, therefore I know this to be true – Good Products Solve Problems I have also seen All The Presidents Men, twice, therefore in addition to being a business guru I am also a hard hitting investigative [...]

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Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Prepare To Hate Everything You Own

January 2, 2015

Remember way back in 2014…say around December 25th, when some loving soul got you that awesome cutting edge tech gadget that you have always wanted?  Remember that happy feeling you had, knowing you had the latest and greatest technology?  Well, be happy you had that feeling for a few days, because it all comes crashing [...]

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The Shopping Is Done, Your Job Now – Have A Very Happy Holidays!

December 24, 2014

You made it!  Take a deep breath, it is Christmas Eve.  For better or worse, the shopping is done.  Yes, there is a decent chance that little Teddy will like the box more than the expensive present that came in the box….but it’s all good. We thought about doing some funny, sarcastic bit about the [...]

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Review: Ollie The App Controlled Robot That Has All The Right Moves

December 18, 2014

When you imagine a robot, do you see an app controlled cylinder, traveling at 14 MPH and doing almost magical moves in mid air? Yeah, probably not – but that might all change when you see our video review of Ollie The App Controlled Robot from the fine folks at Orbotix (who brought us Sphero [...]

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FiLIP 2 Review, Awesome Technology That Lets Kids Be Kids and Parents Be Parents

December 16, 2014

Kids want to run, play, explore and be free to discover new things.  Parents want to make sure their kids are safe, secure, out of danger and yes, happy and having fun!  As a Dad I often struggle with the balance between my kids desire to be free and my need to know they are [...]

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The Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Headset Invasion Is Happening, Are You Ready?

December 12, 2014

It’s On Like Donkey Kong.  Or Virtual, 3D Donkey Kong at least.  The Google Cardboard invasion is here.  Don’t know what Google Cardboard is?  At a Google I/O conference in July, a couple of Google workers demonstrated how with a phone, some cardboard and few a cheap lenses you could build a Virtual Reality Headset. [...]

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The Living Guide To Virtual Reality On The Cheap

December 8, 2014

Reality, I think it is time I see other realities.  Don’t take it personally, it’s not you, it’s me.  I mean, you have your gravity, logic, physics and consequences – which are all totally cool, but I just need a little more freedom at this point in my life.   I need to experience what [...]

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