TLC’s Reality Competition Series “Girl Starter” Airs Tonight

Vera Bradley partners with the NEW TLC reality competition series Girl Starter, described as a blend of reality hits such as “Shark Tank,” “The Apprentice,” “Project Runway” and “American Idol,” produced by Al Roker’s production company (AL Roker Entertainment), the show is aimed at empowering young female entrepreneurs ages 18-24 and those interested in supporting their dreams.

The competition follows six steps of early phase business building, from ideation through pitch and features entertaining challenges, vibrant guest stars and a grand price of $100,000 in funding and services. The Girl Starter x Vera Bradley episode will air TOMORROW night (Friday, May 19th at 7pm EST on TLC) and features Vera Bradley Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Barbara Bradley Baekgaard as a guest judge.

To learn more about Girl Starter series click here.

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Source: Vera Bradley, Girl Starter, TLC

Sleep Score Lab’s #DeadTired Contest 2017

What are some of the funniest things you or someone you know have done while sleep deprived? I know I have done some pretty ridiculous things when I am dead tired especially when I was in college and working full time. Continue Reading →

HELLOEAR LAUNCHES WORLD’S FIRST METAL CUSTOM IN-EAR MONITORS

Today HelloEar launched the Wonderland Collection, the world’s first liquid metal custom in-ear monitors (CIEMs). HelloEar‘s Wonderland in-ear monitors are designed specifically for professional musicians on stage and audiophiles wanting to immerse themselves in quality sound. Continue Reading →

2017 Mother’s Day Annual Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is this weekend and you still have time to get something online for the mom in your life. This years Mother’s Day gift guide is a great blend of fashion and technology more so than previous years guides. It also includes low budget items as well as high-end products.

Below is our 2017 Mother’s Day annual guide with links and pricing:

Manuka Honey Lip Balm and Body Care Products from Pacific Resources International

Recently New Zealand Importer Pacific Resources International introduced their new Cruelty-Free  Manuka Honey Lip Balm made from all natural organic ingredients. Though this lip balm is an inexpensive gift if you pair it with the other body care Manuka honey products you will have a nice unique gift for moms that likes organic or natural products.  What makes the  Manuka Honey Body Care products unique is that the honey is from New Zealand and imported directly to the United States. To check out all their body care products or to purchase click here. Continue Reading →

CONNECTIONS™ Session on Voice Control in IoT Features Executives from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Nuance, and Voicebox Technologies

DALLAS, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Parks Associates announced new numbers today showing adoption of smart speakers with personal assistants, including Amazon Echo, Dot, or Tap, or Google Home, is 10-11% of U.S. broadband households. The IoT research firm also estimates that in 2020, annual sales in this product category will exceed 50 million units. Parks Associates will examine voice control as part of the smart home and consumer-based IoT at CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference on May 23-25 in San Francisco. Continue Reading →

Austin City Limits Festival 2017 Ticket Information and Line Up Announced

Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) just posted this years line up and it looks awesome! Some of the headliners I can’t wait to see are Jay Z, Chance the Rapper, Ice Cube, Red Hot Chilipeppers, Foster the People, and Solange plus so many others. Since I am an Austinite and live within walking distance to Zilker Park where the festival is held I will be on ground zero updating you all till the day of and throughout ACL. Continue Reading →

FoodFaves App – Tech Making Food Porn a Reality

FoodFaves is a new mobile app where foodies connect with pictures of delicious food posted by nearby restaurants, and they share those pictures with followers. All pics are tagged with address, map and miles radius to that restaurant. FoodFaves’ algorithm is your personal dining assistant that gets to know what foods you like, where you live/work and helps you identify pics of amazing food and how to go get it! Continue Reading →

Groove Life’s Try-On Program: 5 Rings for 5 Days for Free

Groove Life has launched the new Groove Try On program. Buyers now have the opportunity to try 5 Rings for 5 Days for Free. Customers select 5 rings to try on for fit and style, keep their favorites, and return the rest for free with a prepaid shipping label (Initial cost: $1.99). Continue Reading →

Join Women in Media Today

Women in Media connects above & below the line women and the men who love making movies with them. Did you know that there is minimum of 50% women crew currently? Women are 52% of the population and graduate film school at the same rates as men do yet we still don’t make as much money as men. Continue Reading →

Polaroid Snap Instant Print Digital Camera

Instant print cameras, portable printers and DIY photo booths have been a social favorite for years especially with the explosion of the selfie. I recently purchased the Polaroid Snap Instant Print Camera after researching if I wanted a portable camera that connects to my smart phone or an additional device all together. Continue Reading →