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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Smart Home

Police respond to 911 burglary call, discover suspect is a trapped Roomba

Definitely an instance where smart home technology was misidentified as human, deputies in Oregon rushed into a bathroom with guns drawn only to discover the burglary suspect was a Roomba wandering around the room.

As tax credits expire, the cost of buying a Tesla increases

Without a hefty tax credit enticing new customers, it's possible Tesla may run into sales issues in the near future. Federal tax benefits for Tesla purchases are being phased out at the end of the year.
Small Business

Toys Were Us? Toys R Us reportedly closing all 800 U.S. stores

Partly due to a slow shift into ecommerce, toy retail giant Toys R Us is considering selling or closing all locations within the United States unless a buyer is found in the coming months.
Emerging Tech

Stephen Hawking, acclaimed theoretical physicist, dies at 76

Leaving a lasting legacy within the scientific community for decades to come, renowned author and physicist Stephen Hawking passed away in Cambridge, England early Wednesday morning.

FCC to investigate Hawaii’s erroneous missile warning

Definitely a scary situation for everyone involved, the Hawaii Emergency Management agency erroneously issued an alert that a missile attack on U.S. soil was incoming and that residents should seek shelter. The FCC is now investigating…

You may soon be able to skip the grocery checkout line at Kroger

Ideal for anyone that likes to save time when visiting the grocery store, more Kroger customers will soon be able to scan items with their smartphone and skip long checkout lines via mobile checkout.