Electronics

Microsoft Patents Rechargeable Surface Pen
January 19, 2016 at 3:23 pm

Microsoft has put a lot of effort into the Surface Pen, and the device actually is quite an advanced piece of hardware, but that doesn’t seem to be enough for the Redmond, Washington-based tech giant. Not with several other companies, including Apple, building similar products. The company has started work on a rechargeable Surface Pen…

Fitness Apparel Shows Which Muscles You're Working
January 18, 2016 at 5:05 pm

As one of the fastest growing markets in both retail and promotional markets, athletic wear is in high demand. And, especially during this time, people are flocking to the gym. With Athos fitness apparel, exercise-lovers can see exactly which muscles…

The 5 Wackiest Shark Tank Pitches From CES
January 11, 2016 at 4:56 pm

Shark Tank took its latest casting call to Las Vegas last week, timed to coincide with the enormous annual tech trade show CES. The hit reality show interviewed hundreds of entrepreneurs eager for an opportunity to pitch the Sharks in front of a TV audience of 6 million. Inc. stopped in to the event to…

Smart Pen Made of Pure Copper Debuts at CES
January 5, 2016 at 3:58 pm

While Livescribe may have the recognition, it's by no means the only smart pen on the market. Here at CES, we got a peek at the Oree Stylograph, a beautiful ballpoint smart pen that's made of pure copper. In fact, it was a Kickstarter project that was fully…

Netflix Designed Socks that Pause Your TV When You're Asleep
December 21, 2015 at 3:24 pm

In the age of online streaming, it never has been easier to watch our favorite TV shows and movies. Now, thanks to streaming giant Netflix, it never has been easier to pause a show once a viewer falls asleep. Netflix released a design for socks…

Virtual Reality Adds to Wearable Tech Trend
December 18, 2015 at 3:58 pm

Ryan Fitzpatrick is so close you could tug on the New York Jets quarterback's beard and wish him luck. Better look out, or you'll be run over by some of those big offensive lineman making their way out to the field. Well, not in reality, but virtual reality. It's all part of a unique experience—"Jets Virtual…

Skip the Surface Book—At Least for Now
December 15, 2015 at 6:19 pm

I got the Microsoft Surface Book (not the Surface tablet) two weeks ago, and it’s going back to Microsoft this week. It’s an expensive laptop that has great potential, but it’s not worth the extra money. Here are my thoughts. The potential is there: Beautiful and stylish Powerful Excellent tablet functionality with a great Bluetooth…

Starline Inc. Celebrates Top Representatives of 2015
December 14, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Last week, the team from  Grand Island, New York-based Starline Inc. came together for its annual sales meeting, where it previewed its collection of 2016 products and honored its top sales representatives. Jim Bull, Starline Inc.'s vice president of sales, presented two awards of distinction and outstanding achievement to his U.S. sales team. He presented the…

College Football Bowl Game Giveaways
December 9, 2015 at 7:18 pm

The college football bowl games have been announced, and players and coaches are preparing for what will be, for many, the last game of the season. If that wasn't enough for the players to look forward to, the giveaways they'll receive from sponsors are impressive as well. Bleacher Report ranked some of its favorites, but here are what…

Keurig Selling Itself for Nearly $14B
December 9, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Keurig, the single-cup coffee machine maker, said it has agreed to be sold to private equity firm JAB Holding Co. for almost $14 billion. JAB Holding Co. is offering $92 for each share of Keurig, a 78 percent premium from the stock’s closing price of $51.70 on Dec. 4. Keurig’s stock is down nearly 61 percent…