SXSW 2018 Weekly Update and Announcements

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SXSW 2018 is fast approaching and as your SXSW 2018 guru on ground zero here is the latest news updates. 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 →

Movember 2017: How You Can Participate or Contribute

The Movember Foundation, to date, is the only charity tackling men’s health on a global scale, year round. The foundation’s goal is addressing some of the biggest health issues faced by men that include prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. The Movember Foundation works for men on how to find and fund the most innovative research to have both a global and local impact. Since the foundation is independent of government funding they invest quicker in what works versus dealing with government politics. The Movember Foundation for the past 13 years has funded more than 1,200 men’s health projects around the world. One of their main goals is by 2030 to reduce the number of men dying prematurely by 25%. 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 →

iPhone X: One of the Most Expensive Smartphones on the Market

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The iPhone X recently was released to purchase for a whopping $999.00. To date the most expensive iPhone launched and quite possibly the biggest price tag in general for a smart phone. While the iPhone 8 was recently launched, the iPhone X is already stealing headlines but not as positive as Apple hoped. Continue Reading →

Uber Makes $5 Million Pledge to Prevent Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Source: Uber

Sexual assault, as we all know in the United States, is a hot topic currently and it continues to evolve into a much larger crisis by the day. To date one in five women and one in seventy-one men will be a victim of sexual assault in their lifetime according to the CDC. Twenty-four people per minute experience domestic violence and/or sexual assault in the United States which is more than 12 million people over the course of a year. Continue Reading →

SXSW 2018 Weekly Update

It’s time for your weekly update for SXSW 2018 from your guru on ground zero, me! Below are this week’s updates and deadlines for SXSW 2018. Continue Reading →

Clear Outex Housing: Waterproof Covers for SLR and DSLR Cameras

If you travel, do a lot of outdoor exploring or a photographer it is important to have your SRL and DSLR camera’s protected especially if water is included. Though there are a lot of cases on the market there aren’t that many that have transparent waterproof housing that allows you access to all your camera and len’s controls. Introducing one of the newest covers for cameras, the Clear Outex Housing Waterproof Covers for Cameras. Continue Reading →

Sony’s aibo: The Newest Autonomous Entertainment Robot

The much anticipated Sony “aibo,” the autonomous entertainment robot, as of now is available for pre-order. How does the “aibo” work and what does it do? Continue Reading →

Submission to Put Your Name on Mars Ends TODAY

TODAY is the last day to enter your name to be put on Mars during NASA’s November 2018 exploration. Continue Reading →