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A recent trend in weddings is to have an “unplugged” ceremony and sometimes even receptions too. This means having guests turn off their phones are turn them in at the beginning of the ceremony. Capturing the moment of your big day can get tricky when everyone has their phones out trying to get a good shot. You can even make a DIY sign to kindly ask guests to unplug during your wedding. Here are some reasons why you should consider a technology free wedding.

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I recently read this fantastic article on the whole phenomenon of the younger generation’s sense of “entitlement”, especially in the job market. Whether you’re a millennial who feels misunderstood or a member of the older generations who just don’t understand this shift in attitude, the article is a really eye-opening read. You can check it out here. As someone in the corporate world, I have seen the tremendous power that the creativity and tech-savvy of younger workers have, and the unwavering loyalty and dedication that older workers who have been with the company for some time contribute. We spend far too much time discussing which mentality is best in the workplace, and not enough time discussing how different mindsets can be leveraged to achieve more. Here are some tips for millennials who are working in corporate America.

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Wine? There’s an app for that. Trying new wines and learning about wine can happen right on your phone. Some wine apps even help you find the perfect wine for any person. Wine apps will take your obsession to a whole new level. Here are the best wine apps that will change the way you drink forever.

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Why Newspapers Aren't Dead Picture

Technology has changed the way the world works in many different ways. Cars made today run off of electricity instead of gas, almost everything has a touchscreen, and social media is everywhere. One misconception that people have today is that newspapers are dying when they actually are not. Some people might think this is true because you can hop on any social media platform or any electronic device and get a piece of news. People argue that technology is ruining newspapers. The misconception is that no, technology is not ruining newspapers, in some ways it is helping them stay in business. In this article, we will discuss ways in which newspapers are not dying and how technology is helping newspapers instead of hurting them. Continue reading “Why Newspapers Aren’t Dying” »

CTA_BuildARobotThere’s a kid inside all of us, and its hard to not to get a bit excited again when we see the newest tech toys roll out ever year. Here are a few of the top tech toys we’ll be seeing towards the end of 2013.

LEGO Mindstorms EV3

LEGO grew up with the 21st century, and their building sets seem to as well. The new Mindstorms EV3 are robot building kits that can be remote controlled. These awesome build it yourself robots won’t be available till the later half of 2016, but lookout for them on the shelves of all toy stores for the upcoming holiday season. Continue reading “Top Tech Toys for the New Year” »

Technology-at-your-Wedding-Bridal-Musings-Wedding-Blog-Every bride and groom wants to impress their guests with an amazing wedding ceremony and reception. In today’s age, with technology advancing every second, a wedding couple can wow their guests with some tech savvy ideas that are straight from the future. Your wedding guests will be impressed with a tech savvy wedding. Here are some of the latest trends you can include on your big day: Continue reading “Tech Savvy Things to Try at Your Wedding” »

Following a horrific crash a decade ago that killed 11 people and injured 180 more, Southern California’s commuter train network began investing time and energy in safer train technology to protect passengers from collisions. This new safety technology is designed with passengers in mind and has appeared to be successful. Another collision occurred in February, when a Metrolink train smashed into a truck just northwest of Los Angeles. Only 28 people were injured, 31 were not, and there were no deaths. Three out of four of the passenger cars, including the “cab” car located at the front of the train has “crash energy management” technology, according to Metrolink. So what is this new technology and why does it work?  Continue reading “Better, Safer Train Technology” »

If you’re looking to do something philanthropic, how about pledging your support to a few Kickstarter projects? Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform for creative projects of entrepreneurs who ask for funding. This way, they raise enough money to start their business or find out if there’s consumer demand for the product.

As a contributor, the most exciting thing about these projects is getting your hands on the new product that has not been out in the market yet. Only a few of you get a taste of what could be the next big thing. (And no, it’s not the Apple Watch.) Let’s zero in on these Kickstarter projects involving high-tech products for the living room.   Continue reading “The Best Home Gadgets on Kickstarter” »

Luxurious trains2New technology and trains don’t appear to go together. For a transportation technology that has been around for almost two centuries, it would hard to imagine trains being on the forefront of new technologies. But if you take a closer look, trains have been steady in their adaptability and innovation in technology. From remote control locomotives to trains that go over 200 mph, the industry is looking forward to the next best thing. High speed rails are seen in Europe and Asia and could eventually appear in the United States, making a trip from New York to Miami a plausible idea. Continue reading “Train Entertainment Technologies” »

hikingHiking and backpacking season is upon us. Whether you enjoy day hikes in the park or week long backpacking trails, technology is important even if you’re trying to get away from it all. The “there’s an app for that” slogan doesn’t work when you’re out in absent cell tower areas. So before you hit the trail, make sure you have tech resources to be prepared for your hike.

GPS:

This is a piece of technology that should be used by backpackers in remote areas. Phones normally don’t work on deep trails so having a GPS can be handy while trying to navigate backwoods trails. Make sure to get one waterproof, there’s no reason to cut costs when getting a GPS. In some instances a quality GPS can save someone’s life. Here’s a list of excellent GPS selections for your backpacking trip. Continue reading “Hiking Technology” »