Lorie Wimble

  Lorie is the "Liberal Voice" of Conservative Haven, a political blog, and has 2 astounding children. Find her on Twitter.

   

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Google Maps can predict where you want to go before you tell it

There are times when Google genuinely creeps me out because of how good it is at predicting what I want, and it’s about to get a...
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Mihaibao is helping Western companies reach Chinese consumers

Western companies have always found it difficult to tap into China’s vast consumer base, but many of them keep trying because of how lucrative...
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Lenovo is interested in developing its own HoloLens competitor

Microsoft is pretty much the only major player in the augmented reality market at the moment, despite the fact that the HoloLens hasn’t even been...
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ProPublica is the first major news website to arrive on the Dark Web

ProPublica has become the first major news website in the world to release a version of its website that’s optimized for the Dark Web....
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Lenovo is killing off the Motorola brand name

Few companies have contributed to the mobile market as much as Motorola has, and despite the fact that most of these contributions were made in the...
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You can now pre-order the Oculus Rift before it ships in March

The virtual reality market didn’t begin with Google Cardboard and its derivatives, because it hasn’t actually begun at all. Those cheap headsets were more like the...
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Intel and New Balance are working on a smartwatch together

Fitness tracking is one of the very few areas in which smartwatches are actually useful, and even then, smart bands can do the same...
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The BoomStick makes your cheap earphones suck a bit less

Earphones aren’t something that most people spend a lot of money on, mostly because it’s so easy to damage or lose them, not to...
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Urban.us has raised $10 million to invest in city-centric startups

Both the developed and developing worlds have been undergoing massive amounts of urbanization over the last century, and that trend is expected to continue...
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Sidecar has given up on trying to compete with Lyft and Uber

The ride-sharing market isn’t exactly crowded, but it’s extremely competitive. Uber is the only ride-sharing service that operates on a global scale, and is the undisputed market...
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Half of the new activations over the holidays were for Apple devices

Statistics that Flurry Mobile gathered over the holidays show that, to the surprise of absolutely nobody, Apple devices accounted for nearly half of all...
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A Saudi prince has invested $105 million into Lyft

In contrast to Uber’s aggressive international expansion, Lyft has chosen to focus all of its attention on its home market, but despite the fact...
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Firefox OS might make its way into everything other than smartphones

Mozilla may have abandoned its efforts to bring Firefox OS to smartphones, but the Web-centric operating system might still make its way to pretty...
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Toshiba is cutting thousands of jobs following its accounting scandal

Earlier this year, it was discovered that Toshiba had exaggerated its operating profits by around $1.2 billion over the last six years, which not only resulted...
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Trim will cancel your unwanted monthly subscriptions for you

A few bucks a month isn’t all that much, which is why many of us don’t think twice when before signing up for a...
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America wants to have laser-equipped fighter jets by 2020

With the new Star Wars movie having finally been unleashed upon the world, this is the perfect time to be talking out the science...
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Sony is developing smartphone batteries that last 40% longer

Don’t get me wrong, I like the power increase that comes with each successive generation of smartphones, but I’m far from alone when I...
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Facebook’s annual Year in Review will let you filter out bad memories

With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s time for Facebook to launch its annual Year in Review tool, which recaps all of...
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