Acer is Banking on a World or Mixed Reality Powered by Lots of Hardware

PC manufacturers take the unveiling for their product lines every bit as seriously as fashion designers do like Marc Jacobs or Zac Posen. This year it’s not about hems being short; it’s about slightly curved screens, powerful, silent fans, aesthetically pleasing designs and building machines with enough power to handle the heavy demands of virtual and augmented reality.

7 Kitchen Internet of Things Products You Never Thought You Would Need – What a Hoot!

Yahoo columnist David Pogue always cracks me up when he riffs on the inanity of the Internet of Things. “It’s grammatically twisted,” he says. “It sounds like some sort of Yoda speak. People just don’t talk like that,” says Pogue. “It’s like calling your pants the “jeans of blue.”

Lights, Camera, Application: Snapchat-like Videos Get Kids into College

Ephemeral, short, dynamic and visual … that’s the way the young like to communicate. Permanent, long form and written, that’s the way the colleges like it. But, according to new data gathered by LendEDU, 58% of millennials open a Snapchat notification before Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. That message isn’t lost on colleges that are eager to engage both potential and enrolled students in the style they’re accustomed to.

AARP: Not Your Grandfather’s Incubator

AARP was founded by Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, a retired high school principal nearly 60 years ago, in order to give a voice to retired Americans. Now, this 38 million-member organization is getting its startup mojo working. Over the last few years in search for startup innovations in the 50+ market, AARP has introduced new technologies to the market.