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Sesame Street 40+ Years Later

My kids were Sesame Street kids and they were all the better for it.  OK, Cookie Monster ate too much sugar; the Count might have been a bit scary, and Oscar did grumble a lot, but it was the one show we could watch as a family, each delighted…
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Zen and the Art of Asus

It takes guts to announce an ultrabook – the sleek format PC competitors to the MacBook Air – just a few days after the death of Apple’s Steven Jobs, but that’s exactly what Jonney Shih, Chairman of ASUS did at the launch of their…
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The Skinny on 3D, From a PhD

Dominick Maino, PhD, our favorite specialist in pediatric and binocular vision is presenting his newest thought on the 3D Vision Syndrome at the American Academy of Optometry this week.  The man is a fountain of knowledge about how 3D works,…
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New Headsets from Plantronics Means Good Things for Busy Parents

I’m not one for walking around the streets looking like a plainclothes detective; nor do I like driving with a Bluetooth headset (it’s still distracting) but I sure like wearing Bluetooth around the house and office.  No one I’m talking…
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Counterintuitive? HP Pushes for Print as the New Delivery Medium

The whole world is moving towards screens. Screens to read magazines, screens for textbooks, and screens for all sorts of information on the go. HP is putting their money on the old printed word in a new, broad strategy announced today. All…
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Consumers Showing Need for a Tech Slowdown?

The economic climate, a mature CE-saturated environment, and an “enough already” attitude may cause many high tech companies to rethink their strategies. We’re seeing two steps forward and one step back everywhere. A few cases in point…

KidVuz: A YouTube-Like Site Especially for Tweens

Why, you ask, isn’t there a version of YouTube that’s a bit more kid friendly? That’s what KidVuz - a video sharing site for tweens - is creating. Jennifer Wagner, a pop-culture-parenting blogger, offers a review of KidVuz.

Nearly 100% of Kids in US Play Video Games

According to a new kids and gaming study by the NPD group, video gaming popularity among kids ages two to 17 is still growing at a rapid pace with 91% of kids in the US using electronic games of some type. Equally as impressive, the market for…

It’s a Small (Mobile) World After All

Malaria, infant mortality, and maternal health are the three biggest health concerns in developing countries and their populations are often rural. What would it take to help these countries tackle their most vexing health issues? It’s going…

Tech Geeks, Creative Types, And Their Smartphones

Some fun new data from Qumu, the internet business video platform provider, indicates that Americans think that the release of a new smartphone matters to anyone - 88% of Americans, to be precise.  Who do they think a new smartphone release…