Author Archives: AltonElder

3 jun

BackBlaze Unlimited Cloud Storage for Mac or Windows


It’s pretty amazing these days how easy it is to back up all your personal computer data in case of the unknown: hard drive crash, computer stolen, or even worse your whole house burns up! Should something like this ever … Continue reading

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12 mar

Hydrogen Vehicles As Soon As Spring 2014!

***, Car Computing, Electronics, Government, News

Thinking about purchasing or leasing an all electric vehicle? Well, you may want to take note before you sign on the dotted line, because the next generation of EVs are just around the corner! Hyundai is taking pre-orders for their … Continue reading

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8 mar

Man versus machine: Table tennis champ to take on Ping-Pong-playing robot


I love table tennis also known around the world as ping pong — I have an awesome game on my iPad I like to think I’m pretty good at however I haven’t played lately, so although it’s a synthetic experience … Continue reading

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21 jan

20 Awesome iOS 7 Jailbreak Tweaks


The Jailbreak community is back in full swing now that the latest Unteathered Jailbreak debuted for iOS 7 late last year. If you’re not familiar with Jailbreaking, it’s defined simply by removing the restrictions Apple places on your iOS devices. … Continue reading

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8 oct

Nest Protect: Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detecter

***, Android, Apple, Electronics, Internet, iPad, iPhone, Mobility, News, User Experience

Nest Labs, the creators of the Nest thermostat, unveiled today their latest home control device, Nest Protect, a $129 smoke and carbon monoxide detecter in black or white models. What makes Nest Protect $100 more expensive than a traditional smoke … Continue reading

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11 sep

Apple Announces iPhone 5S with Touch ID and iPhone 5C with Colors

**, Apple, Electronics, iPhone, Mobility, News

Apple announced a couple new iPhones this week: iPhone 5S starting at $199 with two year contract or $649 without contract and iPhone 5C starting at $99 with two year contract or $549 without contract. There was a lot of … Continue reading

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7 sep

Monitor Your Driving Behavior with State Farm’s Drive Safe & Save Program

***, Car Computing, Electronics

This weekend, I plugged in a little wireless module into my vehicle’s on-board diagnostic port (OBDII) underneath my steering wheel for the purpose of joining State Farm’s driving monitoring program called “Drive Safe & Save”, which offers up to 50% off my insurance premium … Continue reading

4 sep

New iPad (Generation 5) Parts Comparison


The next generation Apple iPad (gen 5) is expected to be announced this fall, previously rumored for September 10, but rumors now show this announcement is exclusively iPhone 5S with another announcement for new iPads in October. What you can … Continue reading

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1 sep

Don’t Buy An iPhone 5S Case Until After Apple Announces iPhone 5S Models

***, Apple, Electronics, Hardware, iPad, iPhone, Mobility, News

Apple plans to announce the next generation iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch models on September 10. To prepare for this announcement, I’ve been shopping online for a new case to protect my investment as soon as pre-order eligibility is announced … Continue reading

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12 aug

Never Lose Your Keys or Valuables Again with Proximo by Kensington

***, Android, Electronics, Hardware, iPad, iPhone, News

Update 8/14: After testing out my order, I was not very satisfied with the quality. See review at the bottom. There are a lot of key finders on the market, which are meant to basically find your keys and/or other … Continue reading

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