Five for Wednesday Archive

Pebble Time Will Color Your E-Ink World & Amazon Wants to Bring Mobile 3D Printing to Your House

In this Five for Wednesday, we look at Pebble’s new watch and a smart lock that doesn’t break the bank. Pebble launched their newest Kickstarter campaign yesterday for their new smart watch, the Pebble Time. They’ve smashed their goal of $500,000...
February 25, 2015

Tonight We’re Gonna HTTP(arty) Like It’s (No Longer) 1999

HTTP gets an update, more fashion-challenged computers for your face, and 3-D selfie statues. Enjoy this week’s Five for Wednesday. HTTP is getting its first major upgrade since 1999. Expected to bring faster page loads and better cacheing (among...
February 18, 2015

Get Rid of Unwanted Wifi Dead Spots, Build a Cheap LED Smart Lighting System, and More

This is quite a menagerie this week. We have coming soon tech and tech that isn’t dead, to our new podcast! Check it out in Five for Wednesday! Eero is a new company that is selling routers that create...
February 11, 2015

Help Us Out; Take Our One-Question Poll About Five for Wednesday

Hi. We’ve been publishing our weekly round-up of links each Wednesday for almost a year. Sometimes what we post is directly related to real estate and a REALTORS®’ business; sometimes it’s just cool. We’re wondering how this is working...
February 4, 2015

A Smart Connected Mattress Pad, Living in Augmented Reality and More

In This Five for Wednesday, we’ll see a portable keyboard that will fit in your pocket and a matress pad that will help keep you comfortable. The Next Web reports that Pushbullet, one of their Apps of the Year,...
January 28, 2015

Behind the Wayback Machine, The Changing Urban Experience, and More

Archiving the Internet, crowdsourced parking spaces, and really bad passwords. This week in Five for Wednesday. Can the Internet be archived? Brewster Kahle has been trying to answer that question since 1996. From cooperative housing to health care, urban...
January 21, 2015

Intel’s Compute Stick Has Something Other HDMI Sticks Don’t Have, and More

In Five for Wednesday this week: Intel’s Compute Stick looks and works like other HDMI peripherals like Google’s Chromecast and Amazon’s Fire TV Stick, but this one goes to 11 runs Windows. Need an iPhone case that has 5...
January 14, 2015

Don’t Welcome the Robot Overlords Just Yet

In today’s Five for Wednesday: fooling artificial intelligence, signal-boosting smartphone cases, and privacy apps. It turns out that computer vision is pretty easy to fool, and artificial intelligence produces a lot of false positives. Humans are likely safe for...
January 7, 2015

Five for Wednesday – Holiday Edition

From a load of great and free apps to feeling your texts. It’s a holiday Five for Wednesday!!!. Holiday and end of year lists abound. The Next Web has a list of 65 best iOS apps & the 60...
December 24, 2014

Five for Wednesday – How do you say “Cheezborger” in Swedish?

In today’s Five for Wednesday, we look at the top Google Search Trends, blue jeans that protect your data security and a good cheap tablet. Happy Birthday to Sam Sianis, 80 years young! New Skype app will translate your...
December 17, 2014