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Collaborative Art Comes To Twitch

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December 21st, 2015 | by Kevin James Krotz

Twitch Plays Art? Following the announcement of a ‘Creative’ section on Twitch and that the site would be streaming reruns of Bob Ross, someone has created a machine that creates artwork live on Twitch. Inspired by Twitch Plays Pokemon, an experiment in crowdsourced gameplay, Chris…

Amazon Pulls Hoverboards From Store Pending Safety Review

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December 21st, 2015 | by Kevin James Krotz

Defective Products Lead To Store Removal After several stories recently came to light over hoverboard fires, Amazon has decided to pull the products from their store. Segway states that Amazon has begun questioning makers about safety standards. According to a Segway spokesperson talking to The…

Tokyo Captures Rogue Drones With Flying Nets

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December 21st, 2015 | by Kevin James Krotz

Catching Drones With More Drones With the popularity of drones rising all over the world, law enforcement agencies have become worried over the possibility of rogue drones taking over the skies. Tokyo has come about a solution for any potential ‘evil’ drones, which is to…

Why Does It Matter: Modular Phones

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October 27th, 2015 | by Kevin James Krotz

‘Why Does It Matter’ is a weekly column that discusses important issues or topics from the previous week/month/year and tries to make it matter to even the most technologically and culturally illiterate person. Repair It Yourself For over a year now, an idea has been…

World’s First Modular Phone Released

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October 27th, 2015 | by Kevin James Krotz

The Fairphone 2 Beats Google’s Project Ara To Market Beating Google to the punch doesn’t happen very often, but the makers behind the Fairphone 2 have managed to do just that. The Fairphone 2 is the world’s first modular smartphone. For those that don’t know,…

Legendary and Warner Bros. Announces Cinematic Universe

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October 23rd, 2015 | by Kevin James Krotz

King Kong, Godzilla, and More!  Remember when you were a kid and you would grab any action figure you had and mashed them together, pretending like they were fighting in some grandiose display of awesomeness? Well, Legendary and Warner Bros. Pictures must have too since…