technology

Fitting Rooms Are Going High-Tech
The dressing/fitting room is changing.  They are going more high-tech.  They are getting a smart upgrade. A few stores including Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom have been testing out new dressing rooms that have smart mirrors.
The Future is Here: Remote Controlled Microchip Birth Control
A new form of birth control is set to go into the initial testing stages starting in 2015.  The idea began with Bill Gates and his colleagues and a MIT scientist.  It is a microchip that is implanted into your arm, stomach or buttocks that releases hormones.  This birth control microc…
Kids React to Technology: The Game Boy
I love these videos where kids react to technology.  They take an old piece of technology or an old video and let kids play or watch it, and then they get their reactions.    This time the kids are given a Game Boy.
FDA Approves A Tiara to Help Prevent Migraines [POLL]
This is great news for migraine sufferers.  The FDA has just approved a device that looks like a Space Tiara to help prevent migraines.  The device is called Cefaly.  It is said to relieve and prevent migraines.  It has been used in Canada and now with FDA approval it will be ava…
WikiBear: The Bear That Knows It All
WikiBear is a new bear that can answer all sorts of questions.  I would call this the Teddy Ruxpin of this generation.  It is fully interactive and can have conversations with kids.   Where Teddy Ruxpin would work with cassettes, Wikibear works off of an app connected by  Bl…
Kids Do the Darndest Things – The Woes of Technology
This week, the big theme in our house has been focused on technology. Specifically, how it should *not* be used. My children have iPod's and/or tablet devices. There are rules. They can't download apps (or anything else) without asking. They can't connect via e-mail, text, Facetime, or anything else…

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