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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Walmart starts testing same-day delivery with online orders

Definitely useful when holiday shopping at the last minute, Walmart's new same-day delivery service is being tested in select markets.
Home Theater

Hulu, Viacom expand deal to include Nickelodeon shows

Potentially ideal for parents looking for another way to entertain their kids, a barrage of Nickelodeon shows are headed to Hulu.
Home Theater

Report: Boxee adds over-the-air TV, DVR to new set-top box

Possibly ideal for anyone looking to cut the cord and stop paying an expensive cable bill, Boxee's new hardware may pack quite a punch.
Cool Tech

Disney’s wireless wristband replaces tickets at theme parks

Transitioning theme park technology into the digital world, Disney may soon roll out a new way to gain access to parks and rides.
Apple

Foxconn denies iPhone 5 plant in China went on strike

Conflicting with previous reports that Foxconn workers halted iPhone 5 production this week, the company refuted the strike claims today.
Home Theater

Netflix’s gamble on original content continues on February 1

Betting that original shows will increase the company's overall subscriber base, Netflix is starting off 2013 with a new political drama.
Social Media

Like-A-Hug vest gives you a hug when you get a Facebook Like

Perhaps uniquely designed for Reddit's Forever Alone character, this vest will give you a squeeze when you are liked on Facebook.
Home Theater

Logitech announces new Harmony remote with touchscreen interface

Definitely influenced by the popularity of smartphone design, Logitech's Harmony Touch provide quick access to channels with app icons.
Cool Tech

New Lockitron provides keyless entry, messages when someone knocks

Ideal for anyone interested in embracing the concept of the smart home, the new Lockitron is ideal for both renters and homeowners.
Home

Former Apple and NASA engineers create $11,000 coffee maker

Completely equipped with a digital camera and Wi-Fi connectivity, Blossom Coffee is serious about brewing the perfect cup of coffee.
Web

Google launches micropayments service for Web content

Looking to help site owners reach into the wallets of their readers, Google has launched a new experiment with micropayments.
Web

New California laws provide free digital textbooks to college students

Definitely helpful for college students scraping by on Ramen noodles, California universities will soon offer free digital textbooks.