Displaying articles for: 09-16-2012 - 09-22-2012

Hit the skies with the LiteHawk Zoom

by Blogger on ‎09-22-2012 11:42 PM - last edited on ‎05-15-2013 02:40 PM by Epic Genius

Light, sturdy, and easy to fly are the key features most people look for when they start searching for an RC plane, and the LiteHawk Zoom fits the bill perfectly.


There’s a lot of power under the hood of the LiteHawk Zoom. Brushless Motor Technology gives you the juice to take flight, Carbon Reinforced Links create a solid little plane without adding weight, and Detachable Landing Gear is perfect for taking off or landing on rough surfaces. And even though it’s created from foam, the LiteHawk feels super sturdy.


It's time to level up to the Traxxas Slash 4X4

by Blogger on ‎09-21-2012 03:33 PM - last edited on ‎02-18-2013 04:58 PM by Epic Genius

If you’re anything like me, you’ve owned a few RC cars in your time. In my house, we’ve run through everything from cars to planes and helicopters, and the one thing I can count on for sure is that they won’t last. The run-of-the mill, built-to-the-usual specs RC vehicle can’t stand up to the use and loving abuse from a family of boys who just want to go bigger, farther, and faster.


But the Traxxas Slash 4X4 isn’t a run-of-the mill, built-to-the-usual specs type of RC vehicle. It flies across the grass, speeds across the pavement, and rips up the brush no matter where you put it. With an all-new rigid chassis that’s smooth underneath, it has a high ground clearance to avoid snags and tangles in tall grass and it will bounce back and keep going, no matter how high or fast it goes.  It even has waterproof components like the electronic speed control, receiver box, and high-torque digital steering servo, so you can rip through puddles or take it out in the rain.



Borderlands 2 - Review

by kdiston on ‎09-20-2012 12:50 PM - last edited on ‎09-20-2012 01:44 PM by Blogger

With extreme prejudice, Vault Hunter Kurtis dropped onto Pandora with both hands filled with an endless succession of high powered weaponry, eager to put pedis to posterior and take back the planet from a vicious, arrogant, and frankly, rather insulting overlord.  Was it everything it was cracked up to be?  Join us friends, and find out.


Top 5 Apps for Elementary School Kids

by Blogger on ‎09-20-2012 12:49 PM - last edited on ‎03-14-2013 04:25 PM by Blogger

It’s no secret that kids these days are far more technologically advanced than their parents were when they were pre-teens. I mean, let’s be honest … in the early 1980’s the most technologically advanced gadget at our disposal was an Atari. And as cool as Q-Bert was at the time, it’s no iPad. Kids these days are growing up in a society where the world is really just a tap and a swipe away. And while there are myriad apps that are, well, let’s just say “unsuitable” for elementary aged kids, there are a just as many that provide inspiration, education, and engagement for eager young minds. And no, I’m not talking about Angry Birds. 


8 ways to personalize Windows 8

by ShelaghM on ‎09-19-2012 03:04 PM - last edited on ‎09-18-2013 09:53 AM by Editor in Chief


Windows 8 is a whole new direction from Microsoft. You’ll love the flexible and smooth look and feel of this operating system. Windows 8 gives you more options than ever for you to organize and personalize your work environment.


Here are eight ways to make Windows 8 your very own.



Top 100 Blu-Ray movies you should own - here's 1 through 25

by Blogger on ‎09-19-2012 09:17 AM - last edited on ‎02-20-2013 03:32 PM by Epic Genius

So you went and bought yourself a shiny new Blu-Ray player did ya? You couldn’t wait to upgrade your theater room experience from good to great…well done. Blu-Rays essentially pack in more information when it comes to picture and sound and therefore your fancy new Blu-Ray player was well worth the money because now you get a way better picture and much better surround sound.


Decrease your vacation stress with the perfect suitcase!

by Blogger on ‎09-18-2012 07:29 PM - last edited on ‎10-01-2012 03:10 PM by Blogger

If you’re the type that's always planning your next trip, think of upgrading your luggage!


The best Ultrabooks for students

by Blogger ‎09-18-2012 04:46 PM - edited ‎09-18-2012 04:51 PM

Now that we're back into full-time school mode, it's time to revisit your choice of school supplies. If you're looking for a machine that will do it all, and not put your back out because it's heavier than your textbooks - Ultrabooks are for you! 


Review: King Canada Polisher and Sander Kit

by Blogger ‎09-18-2012 04:26 PM - edited ‎09-18-2012 04:26 PM

If you're doing some refinishing work around the house, you may be in the market for a polisher and/or sander. King Canada Polisher and Sander Kitmay be exactly what you're looking for.


AirPlay – Streaming content across devices

by Blogger on ‎09-18-2012 10:48 AM - last edited on ‎02-19-2013 03:11 PM by Epic Genius

When it comes to consumer electronics, Apple is one of the leading brands on the innovation front - you have to admit that products like the iPod and iPad have been pretty darn cutting edge. I mean, seriously, five years ago, I don’t think any of us would have imagined we would be able to swipe the surface of our phones to answer a call, check email, and route our road trips via an integrated GPS.  


Surprisingly though, there is one Apple technology that many people haven’t heard much about – Apple AirPlay. Released alongside Apple’s iOS 4.2, AirPlay allows users of multiple Apple products to stream media wirelessly from one product on another. Let’s illustrate, shall we? 


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