SXSW 2018 Weekly Update for the Music and Gaming Festival

Source: SXSW, Dave Pedley

Today is the last day to get the discount rate for all SXSW badges. After today the price will go up $300 for the walk up rate and there is less than 16 hours left to Register for SXSW at the discount rate. To Register for SXSW for SXSW 2018 click here. Continue Reading →

The ARTIST: Spektrum’s Blue Light Blocking Glasses Product Review

The ARTIST blue blocking glasses are the only stylish & 3rd party tested low blue light glasses engineered to supports artists in true hue color and crisp clarity. The blue blocking glasses concept came from two guys that spent a bunch of time in front of their computers. Both knew that prolonged exposure to the screens, in the long run, was not good and that is when Spektrum was created. Continue Reading →

Vimeo Announces Their Support for HDR and 8K Videos

Today, Vimeo announced their support for HDR and 8K videos being one of the first on the market. Currently 8K resolution or 8K UHD, is the highest ultra high definition television (UHDTV) resolution in digital television and digital cinematography. Continue Reading →

DJI Launches Limited Edition Mavic Pro Alpine White Combo: The Drone Wherever You Go

Today, DJI launched their limited edition Mavic Pro Alpine White drone that is available exclusively at Apple.com and Apple Stores. The Mavic Pro portable drone was DJI’s first consumer drone designed to be taken just about anywhere and now its design has become sleeker. Continue Reading →

FoodFaves “Crave Quiz” Algorithm Update and New Foodie Features on the App

Let’s face it, we all have food cravings and with smartphones we have the opportunity to check out pictures of local restaurants dishes before even walking in the restaurant. For years most people would go to Yelp but there is a new and updated foodie app you all should check out. The FoodFaves App just launched its first major update on the app store and it is said that it’s better at pinpointing what users’ taste buds want. FoodFaves’ Crave Quiz feature enables users to swipe left or right through food pics to gauge likes and dislikes and recommend nearby food. Continue Reading →

WalletHub Study: 2017’s Best & Worst Cities for Singles

More than 45 percent of the U.S. adult population is unmarried, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates. There are around 110.6 million unmarried people in America age 18 and older in 2016. The percentage of unmarried U.S. residents age 18 and older in 2016 who had never been married is 63.5%. Continue Reading →

CES 2018 New Safety Regulations for Attendees and Conference Updates

CES in Las Vegas that takes place January 9-12, 2018 is still scheduled to happen despite of the mass shooting that recently took place October 1st. CES staff will continue to monitor the situation and the CES conference plus they will continue to work in close cooperation with law enforcement officials at all levels to maximize security on-site at CES. There are some new regulations attending CES and also new updates recently announced. See below on the latest CES 2018 information and news. Continue Reading →

New Corporate Equality Index Report: Tech Companies Continue to Lead LGBTQ Workplace Equality

This week was a historic election that proved times are changing for the good in the government. It was a huge win for LGBTQ, Women, Latinas and Asian-American communities. Below is a list of those elected and won per Richmond Times. Continue Reading →

Toymail’s Talkie’s New Cloud Based Subscription and Nation Wide Distribution

It has been a busy week for Toymail who just announced their new monthly cloud service and national retail rollout for the Talkie. The launch of their new cloud-based subscription will enhance Talkies current 2-way talk over WiFi capabilities. Continue Reading →

Austin’s DeveloperWeek Starts Tomorrow!

This will be my first year covering Austin’s DeveloperWeek for Hi-Tech Chic and I’m intrigued on what I will learn while attending. Austin is also known for SXSW, Austin City Limits, Game Development, Filmmaking, and Live Music but what is Austin’s technology history? How did Austin become the epicenter of technology for Texas and possibly for the nation? Continue Reading →