Computer & Electronics

Researchers Develop T-shirt to Track Breathing
May 19, 2017 at 2:12 pm

We live in a world of fitness tracking. We have wearable technology that tracks our steps, heart rates, calories burned and more. We have apps on our phones where we can log our progress and…

Google Stops Dangerous Docs Phishing Scam
May 5, 2017 at 3:08 pm

Be careful, everyone: There's a dangerous phishing attack guised as a Google Doc that might have made it to your inbox. According to the BBC, however, Google put a stop to the phishing email that landed in about a million users' inboxes. In case you were out of the loop, here's what happened: People received…

CPSC Names Brand Behind Harrisburg Hoverboard Fire
May 4, 2017 at 2:14 pm

Last February, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) came out with a simple message: Hoverboards are unsafe. This preceded mass recalls, and companies (like Amazon) stopped stocking the items on their sites. In March of this year, two children died in a house fire in Harrisburg, Pa., as a result of a hoverboard catching fire.…

Shopify Lets Gamers Buy Things While Playing
April 21, 2017 at 2:48 pm

We live in an era of convenience. We want to be able to order food from our phones while we sit on the couch. We want to order band merchandise before the show to skip the lines. Now, we can order video game merchandise without having to turn off the console, thanks to Shopify. Venturebeat…

Levi's Jacket Shows Wearable Tech Is Still Growing
April 11, 2017 at 2:04 pm

Wearable tech is all over both the retail and promotional products space. We're seeing a big increase in popularity for devices like fitness trackers, smart watches and more. More and more companies are implementing technological pieces into traditional or athletic apparel, too. So, Levi's decision to include Google technology into a jacket seems like a…

Prime Line Launches Redesigned Jetline Website
March 30, 2017 at 2:11 pm

Prime Line, Bridgeport, Conn., launched a fully redesigned website for its Jetline value line—jetlinepromo.com—featuring faster loading speed, improved search and navigation, one-click action for real-time inventory queries and shipping quotes, personalized pricing for logged-in users, and responsive design that enhances the mobile user experience. The site utilizes a streamlined design with dropdown navigation menus, enabling…

Samsung Might Bring Back the Recalled Galaxy Note 7
March 28, 2017 at 2:48 pm

While techies are looking forward to the Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung just announced that it will still use its Galaxy Note 7 (the subject of a major recall and controversy) as much as possible. Samsung is…

Second Child Dies After PA Hoverboard Fire
March 20, 2017 at 3:13 pm

A second child has died as a result of the fire started by a hoverboard in Harrisburg, Pa., last week. According to PennLive, 10-year-old Savannah Dominick died Thursday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital.…