2013

Featured: Lexus is serious about performance

History Lexus has been making high quality cars for years.  They manufacture cars to such a high level of precision and reliability many are left scratching their heads.  When I think Lexus, I think of a good car for my family.  It’s a stylish car that I don’t have to worry about repairing all the time. [...]

October 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

HWTrek – Crowdfunding Hardware for Innovators and Inventors

What you need to know: Some people, many who read this site, are electronics hardware enthusiasts.  We often dream of cool tech ideas that would make our lives easier.  Whether it be for our own selfish desire, or for the good of the people, something pops up every now and again.  For those who have taken it a step [...]

September 24, 2013 // 3 Comments

PS4 Voice and Gesture Control, HDMI Capture for Games Confirmed

Following the Tokyo Game Show keynote address, Sony has confirmed a few more features on the PS4.  The PS4 camera will indeed support both voice and gesture control.  This is an add-on, featuring 2 cameras and four mics, allowing you to interact with the console without the controller in hand.  The big plus from [...]

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Microsoft Offering at least $200 to Trade-in Your Old iPad!

We already know Microsoft is struggling to push the units it had hoped for.  Several updates and revisions to certain bundles and licensing have helped, as has the massive price cuts on Surface RT and Surface Pro.  If you have a TV at home you may recall seeing the Surface vs iPad battles sponsored by Microsoft. [...]

September 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

Lenovo and Parallels Bring Start Menu Back On Their Own

Lenovo first announced last week that they have teamed up with SweetLabs to include an app on Windows 8 called Pokki.  While its common for OEMs to add their own bloatware or programs to an operating system, this one is different.  Pokki is an app styled program that brings back a pseudo Start Menu.  Lenovo is [...]

August 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

Facebook Unveils Unity SDK – Game time!

Facebook has announced on Aug 28th, their partnership with Unity.  Unity is an amazing game engine that allows developers to create nearly anything they want for various platforms.  This includes, PC, Android, iOS, etc.  This announcement will allow developers to make very high quality games that work directly [...]

August 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

Farewell Steve Ballmer – Less than 12 month’s time

Microsoft has announced the upcoming retirement of Steve Ballmer from Microsoft.  It will happen sometime within the next 12 months so only time will tell.  To many in the industry, this is happening sooner than expected.  To many consumers, some of us were wondering why it took this long.   It may come off [...]

August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

HOT Watch Reaches Kickstarter Funding Goal in Its First 30 Hours

After unveiling the ground breaking new Smart-watch entitled HOT Watch on the popular crowd funding site Kickstarter earlier yesterday, Plano, TX based PH Technical Labs announces that it has reached its minimum funding goal and that current and subsequent backers will be among the first to receive shipments of the [...]

August 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

ShaveTech USB Electric Razor- Travel light, Look Good

Let’s face it.  The majority of us have to deal with shaving on at least a weekly basis.  It’s a pretty boring market dominated by Gillette, Norelco, and Braun.  Nothing really new has happened in this industry with the exception of new commercials and models numbers.  It’s just the typical new [...]

August 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

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