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Atlas 5 Launch: What is the Cargo?

This morning NASA launched the Atlas 5 rocket into space from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The flight was initially slated for March but delayed due to issues of hydraulics and ground equipment. Weather conditions were perfect for the launch, and NASA broadcast the event on its NASA TV media channel.  The mission will deliver cargo to the International Space Station (ISS). The actual spacecraft has been named the S.S. John Glenn, the late astronaut known for being the first American (and later, oldest) to orbit the Earth.

Tips for Turning your House into a Smart Home

Believe it or not, turning your old house into a state-of-the-art “smart home” doesn’t have to be difficult. Despite what you may have heard or feared, you don’t necessarily have to rewire your house, rebuild from the ground up, or start with an all new property. In fact, if you have a wireless router, you have all of the tools you need. Here are some helpful tips for turning your home into a smart home.

LG G6 Available for Preorder on Verizon Today

If you’re in the market for the LG G6, the newest 2017 flagship smartphone on the market, Verizon customers are in luck. Preorders for the devices are launching today on their new unlimited plans for $28/mo or $672.  Verizon’s also including a few promotions such as a free 43″ LG Smart TV for activating a new line of service with Verizon Unlimited (if you buy the LG G6 via “device payment”). $200 smartphone trade-ins are also available by activating with device payment.

AT&T Takes on Verizon with New Unlimited Data Plans

Data is the bargaining chip of cellular networks this week, as two of the top networks in the country announced unlimited data plans to smartphone customers. AT&T and Verizon have joined others, including Sprint and T-Mobile, with interesting price comparisons.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Tech Lovers

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so if you haven’t yet found a gift for your loved one, you better get a move on! If your significant other, husband, or wife is a techie, you can’t go wrong with one of these gift ideas. They are the must-have tech gadgets for 2017. So go forth and shop! And of course, have a happy Valentine’s Day!

Kickstarter Project Aims to put a Total Body Gym in your Bag

Working out while traveling or without gym facilities nearby can be a struggle for those looking to exercise without taking up space in their home or going out of their way. Thankfully, in 2017, there’s a Kickstarter for that first world problem.

The DoubleFlex Black, invented by Paul Francis and created by Oyo Fitness, intends to replace flimsy bungee cords and those room-filling total body gyms with a tension-based exercise machine you can take anywhere. Using “Spiraflex” tension technology, the DoubleFlex Black is an exercise tool that uses resistance via steel cables, which allows more fluid movement than rubber bands. In fact, the same technology is used on the International Space Station to keep astronauts fit.