b_nordstromWhen purchasing online, sometimes customers have the choice of either having it delivered to their home, or picking it up in the store. The latter option is sometimes preferable as it means that they can collect the item at their leisure, especially if they’re away at work most of the time. However this can be a bit inconvenient as it sometimes means having to find parking and walk through a mall which could be time-consuming.

However the folks at Nordstrom are hoping to make the lives of their shoppers easier by testing curbside pickups. Basically customers can shop and make their purchases online and choose to have a staff member wait outside the store or mall with your package ready. From there you just need to collect it from them and you’re good to go, no need to deal with the hassles of trying to find parking and navigating the crowds usually found in shopping malls. Read full post →Nordstrom Testing Curbside Pickup Options For Online Purchases



instagramLast week Instagram released an update in which users could search for hashtags with emojis in them. After all there is the say that a picture is worth a thousand words, right? Now there must have been a demand for emojis which is why Instagram released such a feature, and the company recently took a deeper look at the rising trend that is the emoji.

Basically they found that over the years especially since Apple released the emoji keyboard for iOS, use of the colorful smileys and icons have increased. This number continued upwards when the Android version was similarly released. When taking a look at which country used it the most, it turns out that folks in Finland were the heaviest users, using emoji characters in over 60% of their text messages. Read full post →Finland Found To Use The Most Emojis In Their Messages



reserve-strapAs you might have heard, the Apple Watch features a hidden port which has been initially assumed to be used for diagnostic purposes. However the creators of the Reserve Strap believe that by tapping into this hidden port, they could create accessories that would allow for the Apple Watch to be charged faster than it is now.

At the moment, the Apple Watch uses a magnetic charger that attaches itself to the back of the watch. The Reserve Strap had initially planned to use the same method to create its charging watch strap, but after getting their hands on the device, they discovered that by using the hidden port, it allowed for the watch to be charged faster. Read full post →Hidden Apple Watch Port Could Unlock Faster Charging


One of the features of the Apple Watch is the ability to send your heartbeat with your friends and family. It sounds gimmicky, doesn’t it? After all what use is there to such a feature? Maybe you want to share your excitement but other than that, it seems like a gimmick at best. However it seems that these new parents have found a rather touching way of making use of it. Read full post →Parents Use Apple Watch To Share Newborn’s Heartbeat


apple watchUh-oh, could Apple have found themselves in an unfortunate situation that Fitbit did last year? While it might be a bit too early to tell, it certainly seems like things are headed that way. According to a handful of user reports, Apple Watch owners have started to complain of skin irritations on their wrists where the watch is worn.

These users appear to be suffering from rashes and irritations on their wrists which are apparently caused from the Apple Watch. That being said, Apple claims that the metal used on their watches has been tested multiple times, not to mention they have also consulted with board-certified dermatologists to ensure that the materials used won’t cause any adverse effects on the majority of its customers. Read full post →Some Apple Watch Owners Complaining Of Skin Irritations


samsoniteWe have smartphones, smart cars, smart homes, so we guess having smart suitcases might not necessarily be a stretch of the imagination. Now there are plenty of suitcase makers out there not to mention a handful of Bluetooth tags available in the market that lets users track their suitcases, but we guess Samsung wants to show the world what they’re capable of.

The company has recently announced that they have teamed up with suitcase maker Samsonite and will be churning out a line of smart suitcases. Basically what makes it smart is that the suitcase itself will be embedded with a GPS chip that allows users to track their suitcases in the event it goes missing, or if they are simply curious about where it is. Read full post →Samsung & Samsonite Team Up To Create Smart Suitcases


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The mid-range Lumia 640 handset could very well be among the first Windows Phone powered devices to receive the Windows 10 for Phones update when it arrives later this year, this according to Microsoft’s Scandinavian General Manager Ossi Korpela. Aside from revealing that this will be one of the first few devices to get the latest software, Korpela also touched upon some of the salient features of the Lumia 640.

Read full post →Lumia 640 Will Be Among The First Devices To Receive Windows 10


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The time has come that people start wondering about a successor to the Surface Pro 3 tablet. Microsoft recently revived its Surface tablet line with the Surface 3 and naturally many started asking when the company plans on launching the Surface Pro 4. If word on the street is to be believed, then Redmond might actually be planning to do that as soon as this month.

Read full post →Surface Pro 4 Could Be Announced This Month


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We have been hearing for quite some time now that later this year Microsoft is going to launch a proper Windows powered flagship smartphone. In the recent past Microsoft has seemed content with launching only mid-range and low-end device, so it’s well past time that a full-fledged flagship arrived on the scene. Specifications of two purported flagship handsets have been rumored.

Read full post →Specs Of Lumia Cityman And Talkman Flagship Handsets Rumored


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Earlier this year at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2015 Lenovo unveiled a new laptop that’s aimed at people who put portability above all. The Lenovo LaVie Z notebook is not short on power but it’s certainly lighter than quite a few 13-inch laptops currently available in the market. Lenovo has now confirmed the prices for the LaVie Z and has finally started selling this notebook in the United States.

Read full post →Lenovo LaVie Z 13-Inch Laptop Finally Goes On Sale