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08 Jan 2019

Cashierless Shopping

With the introduction of online shopping, many brick-and-mortar retailers have noticed a decline in sales – primarily because if the same product can be ordered, and the need isn’t immediate, many would rather pay a minimal fee than wait in line. However, many retailers are now implementing programs or apps that allow for cashier-less checkout – simply grab whats needed and go! Amazon is leading the shift towards more innovative physical locations with their offset Amazon Go. As described on their […]

01 Jan 2019

Smartwatches as Fitness Trackers: Worth the hype?

Smartwatches with heart-rate monitors are becoming more prevalent with every passing year, and many advertise themselves as fitness trackers, but are they worth the investment? Wrist-worn heart-rate monitors measure your pulse by shining light into the blood vessels in your wrist, and then detecting the changes in blood volume that occur each time your heart beats and pushes blood through your body. This way of measuring heart rate becomes increasingly inaccurate when people move around a lot (like when they […]

05 Oct 2018

Buying A New Computer Part One: The Basics

  The idea of buying a new computer can be mystifying to some – how much ram do I need, what about a video card, hard drive space?  This post will help demystify this task by breaking down the process of buying a computer into easy, bite-sized chunks that should leave you confident in your ability to purchase a new computer that meets all your needs and doesn’t exceed your budget! Most people who head out to buy a computer […]