HTC set to square off against Facebook with virtual headset

In the looming battle of virtual reality technology, HTC and Valve Software are preparing to square off against Facebook’s Oculus Rift. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, both companies announced the Vive,… Continue reading

10 cool gadgets to better your business

Businesses—both small and large—are the testing grounds for all sorts of gadgets. Small innovations can be big time-savers or breakthrough devices for the right company. It’s just a matter of finding the right… Continue reading

Tapped In: Craft beer — A farmer’s salvation?

Craft brewers aren’t just changing the beer industry, they’re having a noticeable impact on the nation’s farmers as well. Craft breweries tend to use a lot more of the key brewing components per… Continue reading

Porn gets back to its high-tech basics

The adult entertainment industry has a reputation as a technology bellwether, but these days that’s largely thanks to its past accomplishments. While porn was certainly responsible for VHS tapes besting beta and can… Continue reading

New Pebble Watch shatters Kickstarter’s records

Hollywood stars Levar Burton and Kristen Bell have got nothing on Pebble when it comes to crowdfunding. The smartwatch maker on Tuesday unveiled the Pebble Time, its second generation product, and fans of… Continue reading

Meet Facebook’s new virtual reality competitor

The competition is getting more intense for Facebook’s Oculus Rift. Valve Software, the videogame developer and creator/operator of the industry’s largest PC game digital distribution platform, will unveil its own virtual reality hardware… Continue reading

Top 10 wearable tech gadgets to watch in 2015

Google has gone back to the drawing board with Glass, but wearable technology—an up-and-coming product class for the past few years—finally seems poised to burst into the mainstream. Once restricted to the athletically… Continue reading

Where can Amazon legally fly its drones?

The Federal Aviation Administration’s proposed drone rules clip the wings of Amazon’s Prime Air delivery service in the United States, but the online retailer could be eyeing other countries for testing to keep… Continue reading

Oscar and Social Media: An Organic Marriage

Ellen DeGeneres’ selfie was the most buzzed-about moment of last year’s Oscars — reaching a level of popularity so quickly that it managed to break Twitter. But what a lot of people don’t… Continue reading

Another snow storm on the way, PlowTracker and SnowOps Viewer ride to the rescue

By any conceivable measure, it has been a particulary vicious winter across the U.S. Buffalo kicked things off with a 70-inch plus storm last November. Syracuse has seen snow continuously since Jan. 29.… Continue reading