Eques, a Silicon Valley IoT startup, has built a suite of devices to connect your home. They sent me Elf Smart Plug, their connected smart plug that can turn any device into a connected device by toggling power via an … Continue reading Elf Smart Plug Review
Code is finally making its way into the hands of younger makers, and with this trend we are seeing more and more learn-to-code tools arrive on the market and in toy stores. But amidst all these code blocks and modular … Continue reading Kids Code with Jewelbots, the Programmable Friendship Bracelet
Serial inventor and telepresence pioneer Graham Smith is paving the way to a future of remote collaboration. At VRTO I caught up with Graham to talk about his latest project, WebMoti, a telepresence system to give children with autism full control of their classroom experience from the comfort of their own home. Continue reading Telepresence Education for Children with Autism – 360 Interview with Inventor Graham Smith
Our latest #TrendyTechieContributor @charmaine_klee shares her tips for #hackathon success! Continue reading A Pixar Lover’s Guide to Hackathon Success – by Charmaine Lee
Author: Kayla Matthews (@kaylaematthews) As you upgrade your devices, computers and gadgets, you end up with a surplus of old tech. You probably have a handful smartphones, tablets or random electronics lying around. Old electronics have a way of collecting … Continue reading 5 Creative Ways to Use Outdated Gadgets
Sci-fi authors and futurologists have long dreamed of environments and entire worlds existing purely in virtuality – and for the first time in history, technology has caught up to that dream. From June 24-26, 2017, the VRTO Virtual Reality Toronto convention brought hundreds … Continue reading VRTO 2017 – Highlights from Toronto’s Virtual Reality Convention
Exciting news! Trendy Techie has just passed its 4th birthday, and to celebrate four years of geekiness I am thrilled to announce the Trendy Techie Contributor series! Over the last four years, this blog has transformed my life. When I … Continue reading Announcing Trendy Techie Contributors!