Microsoft Office for Android Phones Released, How to Unsend Gmail Emails, and More

Office and Android phones have finally become friends, Google grants Gmail users the power to turn back time, and more in this week’s Five for Wednesday. Microsoft Office has been available for Android tablets for some time; now it’s...

Why I’m So Crazy About Cubes

A few weeks ago, the Web site Co.Design (part of Fast Company) asked a question: Is the future of home automation a simple black cube? What they’re talking about is Cube, a smart home device that helps you control...
June 23, 2015

A Countertop That Charges Your Devices, Emoji PINs, and More

Dupont’s Corian countertops will soon contain induction chargers, making it possible to charge your devices by just leaving them on a countertop. And yes, it will work with both Android and Apple devices. A new security system that uses...

Don’t Laugh At the Robots, Pizzatainment, and More in Five for Wednesday

The DARPA Robotics Challenge is a competition to build robots that can do things too dangerous for humans to do. Wired asks us to look past the humor of humanoid robots falling over in this longish piece, but it...

Google’s “My Account” Privacy Hub, The Growth of Wearables, and More

Google lets you see what they see about you, who’s leading the wearables race, and crazy display technology. This week in Five for Wednesday. Google has made it a little easier to find out exactly what information about you...

Not In Service: #012 – Bike the Drive, White House, BEMOSS, Open Hardware & Software, Beer

Find episodes of Not in Service on iTunes, Soundcloud, & our RSS feed! In this episode, so much happening. From Mr. Curry goest to Washington and visits the White House to finding a great research project at Virginia Tech...

Photo Filters Increase Engagement, Google I/O 2015, and More

Researchers at Yahoo Labs have found that photos published with filters applied are significantly more likely to be viewed and commented on. Sorta makes a REALTOR® wonder about those listing photos, doesn’t it? Google I/O (Google’s developer conference) kicks...

Not in Service: #011 – VSG Nick Percoco, I am the Cavalry & BuilditSecure.ly

Find episodes of Not in Service on iTunes, Soundcloud, & our RSS feed! Hey! On this not-to be missed edition of Not In Service, technical issues abound as Chad commits an ID-10-T error. Security is the topic as Nick...

An August Award, Building My Open Sourced Desk & More! It’s Five for Wednesday

Use sound to send links from your laptop to your phone, August Smart Lock is awarded an A+ Award for Product of the Year, and I’m building a desk from open source designs! All this and more in Five...
May 20, 2015

Not in Service: #010 – More Watch, Selfie Drone, APPS GALORE & VSG Amy Out Loud!

Find episodes of Not in Service on iTunes, Soundcloud, & our RSS feed! Chad & Keith are joined by VSG Amy Smythe-Harris, REALTOR from Houston, TX. Amy is known as @amyoutloud on Twitter and has the site: amyoutloud.com. They...