Category: Digital Lifestyle

03 May 2016

Glow in the Dark Gown, Cognitive Dress Win the Night at Manus x Machina Met Gala 2016

Though social media is supposed to be restricted inside the building, Zac Posen revealed on his Instagram account how the white ball gown he designed for Claire Danes glows in the dark thanks to a custom-made fiber optic woven organza fabric. Marchesa teamed up with IBM Watson to create a cognitive dress (rocked by Karolina Kurkova). […]

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24 Apr 2016

ReplyYes: Chatbot Helped Vinyl Records Startup Make $1 Million in 8 Months

A startup called ReplyYes, which offers a text-to-buy system for retailers, provides a glimpse into the potential of automated messaging. Interestingly, the company has a pair of e-commerce ventures. One sells vinyl records, the other graphic novels. The vinyl store, called The Edit, has sold $1 million worth of records since it debuted eight months […]

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19 Apr 2016

Can An App Help Redefine Our Relationship with Stuff?

Stuffstr has designed an app that provides retailers with information about what happens to their products after the sale. The retailer gets to keep tabs on how long the product lasts and how much it sells for on the used market. Stuffstr helps consumers resell or recycle their items when the time comes.

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10 Apr 2016

For Explorers, Not Tourists: Hotels Woo Millennial Travelers

“We see millennial travelers more as explorers than tourists,” said Brian McGuinness, global brand leader, Starwood’s Specialty Select Brands. “Our Aloft hotels are specifically designed with them in mind.” Aloft features free Wi-Fi, areas for working poolside or in the bar, and even a robotic bellhop that appeals to tech-savvy millennials, he said. Now, guests who […]

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22 Mar 2016

Seven Netflix Hacks You Need to Know

Who doesn’t love Netflix? With an ever-growing stable of movies and television shows available for streaming and a cast of original properties to die for, it’s no wonder it’s number one with cord-cutters and movie buffs of all persuasions

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19 Mar 2016

At SXSW, Tech has become a lifestyle brand

This year SouthBy, as the festival is known, feels like a story of how the tech ethos has escaped the bounds of hardware and software. Tech is turning into a culture and a style, one that has spread into new foods and clothing, and all other kinds of nonelectronic goods. Tech has become a lifestyle brand.

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17 Mar 2016

The Firefly2 is the iPhone of Vaporizers – Tech Insider

Firefly2 founder Mark Williams spent six years developing software for the Mac OS and working under product luminary Steve Jobs before setting out to invent a better, safer vaporizer. The Firefly2, a high-end vape aims to do for vaping what Apple products have done for our digital lives. Read the story Image courtesy of

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