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It’s Thanksgiving, so time to bon app-that!

November 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Ah, yes, the tradition of a family Thanksgiving. Everyone at Techie.com is looking forward to those favorite holiday dishes and some time off with family and friends – but first we wanted to check out the Thanksgiving dinner cooking apps that lots of us (and our local firefighters) have come to …

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Cloaking Devices Here on Earth

November 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Every now and again one of the many superpowers we desire to “become real” pops up in news sources and science journals, re-sparking our interest in actually being able to personally fly or shoot webs from our wrists. There will be a snippet here and a study there suggesting new …

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At ViT, veterans return to tech-sector careers

November 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Veteran Nathaniel Dowds served in Iraq and Afghanistan before returning to a California law practice and an advisory board role with VetsinTech. His fellow veteran and ViT board member Dave Gowel is CEO of RockTech, a cloud-based training firm that emphasizes returning veterans in its business model, too. And for the …

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Taco Bell App: Fast Food’s Next Big Thing

November 04, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Taco Bell has simplified the ordering experience while unlocking the possibilities for consumer creations – all by using a new app, and becoming the first fast-food chain to offer mobile payments and ordering for in-store pickup as of last Tuesday.
Though Taco Bell has traditionally been known for innovation, it has …

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Innovation and “How We Got to Now”

October 13, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

We tend to think of innovation as that eureka! moment when an individual – Edison or Bell or Gates – had a completely discrete moment of clarity, a singular blinding brain explosion that was The One Big Idea. Not so, argues author Steven Johnson in his book, “How We Got to …

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Canva changes the world of design

August 05, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Ever since the first desktop publishing program appeared and replaced the heavy iron machinery that once dominated newsrooms and print shops, there has been a steady march towards fast and easy self-service. Today, the virtual priesthood of technology-based providers is rapidly giving way to the do-it-yourself crowd, and the quality …

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Tag! You’re it with TechCamera

August 05, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

SpicyKey has bestowed a gift unto the iOS users of the world who require tagging technology that has ascended to the next level, and it’s called TechCamera.
Why? Well, there are a lot of reasons to desire a way to tag photos quickly. Sometimes the day is extremely enjoyable and you …

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Ultimate Next: Your Life Is In Your Hands

July 16, 2014 / by / 3 Comments

We live our lives with our phones in our hands. While holding an entire schedule in the palm, it’s still strangely easy to forget things and let things slip through the cracks.  That’s especially true when putting events into the smartphone’s default calendar is a dull, time-consuming experience with software …

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