Mike Flacy

Mike Flacy

By day, I'm the content and social media manager for High-Def Digest, Steve's Digicams and The CheckOut on Ben's Bargains. During my free time, I love to write about home theater, digital photography, social media, video games, mobile technology and innovative gadgets!
Articles
Mobile

Comcast may want to be your next wireless carrier

Potentially packaging wireless carrier service with cable and Internet services, Comcast is investigating the possibility of building a wireless service by taking a peek inside Verizon.
Web

REI will close all stores on Black Friday, encourage online shoppers to go outside

Advising customers to go enjoy the great outdoors rather than head to retail stores, REI announced plans this week to completely halt all operations on Black Friday, both in-store and online.
Web

Best Buy, Target fight for online shoppers with free shipping promotions

Looking for ways to pull customers away from Amazon this holiday season, two major retailers are ditching all shipping charges in hopes of pushing more online orders through the Web.
Movies & TV

The Force is strong with the new Star Wars trailer 2:35

Diving into the backstories of the new characters in the franchise, the new Star Wars trailer also features appearances from Han Solo, Princess Leia and everyone's favorite Wookie, Chewbacca.
Movies & TV

Larry David channels Bernie Sanders in hilarious SNL sketch

Perhaps playing the role that he was born for, Larry David appeared on Saturday Night Light this weekend to perform a fantastic impression of democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
Wearables

The Dfree wearable predicts your next bowel movement

Ideal for anyone that needs time to locate a bathroom, the Dfree is a new wearable that attaches directly to skin in order to monitor intestinal activity and create a bowel movement countdown clock
Home Theater

Forget cord cutters, Cord-nevers must be scaring cable companies

As cable companies watch profits slowly dwindle away, a recent study indicates that the segment of Americans that have never subscribed to premium TV service is growing and trending younger.
Movies & TV

Aaron Sorkin addresses controversy about Steve Jobs film on Conan

Attempting to make nice with Apple and CEO Tim Cook prior to the public release of a new film about Steve Jobs, Aaron Sorkin has been making the rounds on late night talk shows to mend fences and promote the film.
Home Theater

Move over Sling TV? Amazon may create live TV service to compete against cable

Definitely a streaming service that would have the potential to take a bite out of cable companies, Amazon is considering the possibility of offering a live TV subscription service like Sling TV.
Home

Stuck at a desk all day? Put your feet up with the Foot Hammock

Possibly useful for anyone that frequently gets uncomfortable sitting at a desk all day, the Foot Hammock provides a new way to rest your feet and relax without having to leave your office chair.
Computing

Nearly 25 percent of Steam users have upgraded to Windows 10

With Windows 10 adoption rates slowing down among the overall population, Steam users are taking the opposite approach and continue to upgrade to Microsoft's new operating system at a rapid pace.
Mobile

PhoneSoap XL will sanitize your tablet, multiple smartphones

Useful for anyone that's paranoid about germs collecting on their mobile devices, the PhoneSoap XL is a larger version of the original PhoneSoap that's specifically designed to clean tablets.