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!
Cool Tech

Amiigo fitness bracelet can automatically track specific exercises

Advancing the traditional design of the fitness tracker, the Amiigo bracelet can differentiate between various exercises and track entire workouts.
Cool Tech

These LED ice cubes can text your friend when you are too drunk

Definitely a unique way to monitor drinks consumed during a night of partying, the Cheers ice cubes use LED light signals to track alcohol consumption.
Cool Tech

NYPD fights prescription drug theft with tracking tech in pill bottles

Hopefully improving the odds of locating thieves that steal prescription drugs, the NYPD is rolling out tracking technology hidden within pharmacies.
Home Theater

Netflix inks deal for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim content

Ideal for fans of the Cartoon Network as well as late night Adult Swim programming, Netflix continues to expand content for streaming video subscribers.

Verizon’s FamilyBase allows parents to monitor, lock a child’s phone

Designed to keep a child on task at school or make sure they aren't texting all night, Verizon's FamilyBase app gives parents more insight into phone usage.
Cool Tech

Fitbit announces Flex fitness band with automatic syncing

Perfect for Fitbit users that forget to wear their tracking device each day, the Fitbit Flex can stay wrapped around the wrist all day and night.
Home Theater

Netflix rolls out Super HD and 3D streaming to specific ISPs

Definitely ideal for fans of the Netflix Instant streaming video service, subscribers with 1080p televisions may be able to take advantage of Super HD soon.

RCA’s Mobile TV tablet includes two tuners to watch live TV

While RCA's MIT700 tablet never made it to market after a CES 2012 debut, RCA is trying out a new Android tablet that allows users to watch live television.

Man uses online dating site to lure thief and recover stolen iPhone

Definitely a creative way to recover lost or stolen property, a Brooklyn man was able to get his lost iPhone back by using a fake OkCupid profile for bait.

Teen brags on Facebook about drunken hit-and-run, gets arrested

Kicking off 2013 with a sizable amount of criminal stupidity, a teenager used Facebook to tell the world about his night of drunken reckless behavior.

Transporter allows you to ditch the cloud for complete privacy

Combining simplicity of use, private data storage and file sharing, the Transporter storage device could be useful in the workplace as well as the home.
Home Theater

Cord Cutting 101: Four Easy Steps to Cut the Cord

Since the cord cutting trend is slowly becoming more popular in the United States, here's a handy guide that outlines the basics to ditching pay-TV service.