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!
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Cool Tech

Wandant pedometer helps keep track of your dog’s physical activity

Designed to help keep track of a dog's health, the Wandant provides all kinds of interesting tracking data for dog owners.
Outdoor

Google Street View hits the slopes at ski resorts, Canadian Arctic

Definitely a cool way to see the slopes before heading out on vacation, Google is mapping popular ski resort destinations in Street View all over the world.
Home

Caviar-dispensing vending machines roll out in L.A. malls

For the crowd that simply can't get enough of fish eggs, this vending machine supplies all the caviar that you can afford.
Mobile

Sprint launches 4G LTE service in eleven new cities

Definitely good news for subscribers looking to upgrade to a new smartphone, Sprint is rolling out 4G coverage in more areas around the United States.
Cool Tech

Charge up your smartphone with the solar-powered bonsai Electree+

Possibly a great way to keep gadgets charged without increasing the power bill, the Electree+ solar charger combines cool design with green technology.
Home Theater

Black Friday fights erupt at retail stores over smartphones, HDTVs, video games

Definitely the ugly side of shopping during Black Friday, threats of violence and fights over low priced electronics have been reported yet again.
Web

Sony, Panasonic downgraded to “junk” status by Fitch

Definitely disappointing news for the two Japanese consumer electronics companies, debt ratings for Sony and Panasonic fell today due to poor performance.
Cool Tech

Want to charge your gadgets with just a bag? Meet Phorce

Definitely ideal for anyone that carries several mobile devices, the Phorce smart bag will keep you powered without having to find an electrical outlet.
Home

Control your smartphone without touching it using Bluetooth gloves

Definitely helpful when bundled up in snow gear, the BearTek gloves can help you switch between songs without having to pull out your phone.
Home

Best Buy shoppers started camping out for Black Friday this week

Perhaps more obsessed than Apple fans, a few deal hunters in California have already started standing in line for the biggest shopping day of the year.
Home

Want to feed your pet using your smartphone? Try Pintofeed

Ideal for pet owners with extremely busy lifestyles, the Pintofeed feeder will automatically dispense food at home with a quick tap on your smartphone.
Mobile

eBay Now same-day delivery heads to New York City

Potentially a huge time saver when attempting to complete your holiday shopping, the eBay Now same-day delivery service could be a game changer for retail.