When the Future was Floppy

Who remembers the 5 1/4 floppy disks? One of the initial storage mediums that were introduced. I had boxes full of them, mostly stored with games. The days we used to work in c prompt! Then along came the 3 1/2 disks and we marveled at the shrunken size and increased capacity (if I remember correctly)....more

Electric Peanut Butter Maker

As a huge peanut butter lover this looks like a good idea for a first post on this blog. I found this useful appliance at www.coolkitchengadgets.com and wanted to share. It allows you to make yummy peanut butter at your home in munutes. How cool is that, huh?...more

Next Level Lazy

I follow some Pinterest boards dedicated to cool gadgets and interesting technology. Lately, a few of them have become overrun with devices marketed as time-savers, but actually, they’re just, “Things you’d buy if you were too lazy to deserve life.” I ask myself time and time again, “Are we that lazy?!” And when I say we, I mean you....more

Do Gadgets Help Kids?

There are a few universal expressions that every parent has uttered since the dawn of time. “Boy, they sure grow up fast,” is likely a contender for the number one spot for parents of older children. On the other end of the spectrum (ie. parents of young children), it's likely, "things were a lot simpler back when I was a child."...more

The IQ alarm clock: No snooze button - you have to answer brain teasers!

Disclaimer: I'm not endorsing this alarm clock. I've never used it. I just think it sounds very cool (although, possibly quite annoying if the questions are too hard!).It's not exactly new. In fact, the article I ran across was from 2011. But it's new to me....more

Which Tech and Gadget Trends Do You Think Are the Most Exciting?

If you love tech and the latest electronic gadgets, we are living in absolutely amazing times. On any given day, you can use an iPad app to scan the celestial stars in the sky or a Kindle Fire HD tablet to watch stars of the Hollywood variety walk the red carpet in streaming video. Forbes has predicted that by 2014, more than 70 billion mobile apps will be downloaded from app stores every year....more

Must Have Gadgets for 2013

Must Have Gadgets for 2013 ...more

Getting Organized for 2013? There's An App For That!

The new year is here, and for many of us that means that it's time to reflect on ways to start fresh and finally get those house/family/health/money issues under control. Never fear, there's probably an app for that these days, and that's what we want to explore in this week's poll....more
I need an app to remind me of the all the things I've signed up for!  I have memory issues...I ...more

Fun USB Drives

We went searching for fun USB Drives that both look great and serve as a great thumb drive.  After all, your thumb drive may as well look cool if you have to carry it with you.  Take a look at some of the fun ones we found!Check out the Fun USB Drives at The High-Tech Home to see all of our great selections! ...more