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Better Battery Life for Your ‘Droid

Posted by on Dec 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Better Battery Life for Your ‘Droid

Brain drain, I mean Android battery drain gotcha down? Android smartphones run the gamut in terms of battery quality, from the incredible longevity of Motorola’s Droid RAZR MAXX to the quick-draining mediocrity of certain other handsets that will remain nameless. So if you’ve got an Android that could use some extra battery juice — or if you frequently find your smartphone in...

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Ultimate Coffeemaker For Control Freaks

Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 | 0 comments

Ultimate Coffeemaker For Control Freaks

For the price tag, the coffee better be the most exquisite tasting ever brewed. Named more like a rocket ship than a Mr. Coffee competitor, the Blossom One Limited is, in fact, a gorgeous, $11,000 coffee machine. An apparent improvement-by-miles on the simple, mundane kitchen coffee machine, the Blossom One Limited was designed and developed by three impressively-credentialed young coffeephiles...

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Comforting (Creepy) Death Robot

Posted by on Jun 9, 2012 | 0 comments

Comforting (Creepy) Death Robot

You lie in the hospital bed, your heartbeat weak, your breath faint. Old age has conquered you: You can feel throughout your body that you are going to die, and you resign yourself to the inevitable. You let your eyelids fall for a final time, preparing to pass on to the next life, when suddenly, a little white robot appears at your bedside, hovering over you. “Hello,” the robot says...

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