Computer & Electronics

iPROMOTEu Welcomes Dave Kneram as VP of Information Technology
December 15, 2020 at 10:33 am

iPROMOTEu, Wayland, Mass., announced that Dave Kneram has joined as its new vice president of information technology. Kneram has had a lengthy and successful career as an IT professional, and for the past 10 years has worked at Vistaprint and its parent company Cimpress...

Health-Tracking Woven Garments Like Socks Could Be Here in Two or Three Years
December 2, 2020 at 12:10 pm

Wearable tech has been around for a while. Watch any training footage of your favorite athletes, and they’re probably wearing at least one garment over their torsos that keeps track of vitals and other measurables. And hardware like smart watches have been known to identify possible ailments. But, what about something as minimal as socks…

Apple Patent Hints at Some Pretty Cool Capabilities for iPhone MagSafe Cases
December 1, 2020 at 1:20 pm

A recently approved patent shows that Apple is looking for ways to use its new MagSafe technology. It could, for example, tell the iPhone that there's a case present, allowing it to push its processor harder to improve performance while protecting the user from the excess heat...

Give the Gift of Safety This Holiday Season
November 30, 2020 at 11:02 am

Forbes labeled 2020 as the Zoom Era, meaning people are glued to their devices since their main means of communication is video conferences for business meetings, gatherings with friends and family, and even workouts with their favorite instructors. While the convenience is there, the privacy may not be. Uncovered webcams can leave people vulnerable to…

The NBA Is Sending First-Round Prospects a 'Gift Locker' for Virtual Draft
November 18, 2020 at 3:18 pm

This year's NBA Draft is going to take place virtually, much like the most recent NFL Draft. Also like the 2020 NFL Draft, prospects will receive a hat for each franchise, as well as a whole set of gifts to ensure a quality televised event (and enjoyment for later on).

BDA Sells Video Game Accessories Brand PowerA to ACCO Brands
November 11, 2020 at 2:51 pm

Bensussen Deutsch & Associates LLC (BDA), Woodinville, Wash., announced yesterday that it has sold its video game accessories brand, PowerA, to ACCO Brands Corporation. PowerA launched in 2009 and specializes in third-party video game controllers and accessories like headsets and chargers. “From our earliest days together, Eric [Bensussen] and I formed a partnership focused on…

Everyone Said the Xbox Series X Looked Like a Fridge, So Microsoft Made an Xbox Fridge
November 5, 2020 at 12:14 pm

Have you guys seen the new Xbox Series X? It, uh, kind of looks like a little refrigerator, doesn’t it? Microsoft looked at the memes and thought, “You know what? It does look like a fridge. And that gives us a great idea…” The promotion ended yesterday, but one lucky gamer (and cold-drink enjoyer) will receive the branded refrigerator, worth approximately $2,999 per the contest rules...

PopSockets Confirms It Is Developing Products for MagSafe iPhone Technology
October 22, 2020 at 2:03 pm

PopSockets confirmed that it is developing products that will work with the iPhone 12's MagSafe capabilities, meaning the grips will no longer need an adhesive backing. Interestingly, the company clarified to TechCrunch that it “did not confirm it’s Making PopGrips, specifically"...

Teespring Adds 'Digital Merchandise' to Its Product Offering for Online Content Creators
October 15, 2020 at 12:43 pm

Following up on its moves to give TikTok and YouTube creators ways to sell merchandise directly in-app, Teespring is now giving online content creators the option of selling “digital merchandise.” It’s an interesting twist for a company that built itself on T-shirts to now deal with digital products like filters, digital planners and other social-media ready “items"...