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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Avnet Tech Games 2014 comes to UAT and adds a virtual twist

January 21, 2014 |

The Ninth Annual Avnet Tech Games takes place on Saturday, April 12th from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe.

The Avnet Tech Games is an annual college technology competition that provides students with an opportunity … Read More

The anatomy of a website – WordCamp PHX experts delve into design and engagement

January 21, 2014 |

This past weekend WordCamp Phoenix held a sold out event for developers, designers, hobbyists, and WordPress users everywhere. WordCamp Phoenix is a non-profit event, led by volunteers who organized conferences, seminars, workshops, presentations, and networking events in order to celebrate … Read More

Startup aims to reduce online academic cheating

January 21, 2014 |

According to Stanford University, “73 percent of all test takers, including prospective graduate students and teachers agree that most students do cheat at some point. 86 percent of high school students agreed.” For those that do cheat, how many actually … Read More

Polaroid Releases New Social Cameras

January 20, 2014 |

As smartphone cameras get increasingly more professional, traditional digital cameras are starting to become obsolete. Instant camera maker Polaroid is hoping to change that. Polaroid hopes to revive the love of instant film cameras by combining it with modern social media … Read More

Robot insects and drones take flight at CES 2014

January 17, 2014 |

Drones and robotics are slowly but surely gaining traction into the mainstream market by making them more user-friendly and giving the products novelty features that consumers are beginning to notice. Who knew drones could be fun?

At CES 2014, Parrot … Read More

Samsung and LG showcase impressive bendable tech – CES 2014

January 16, 2014 |

Bendable electronics were a hot topic at International CES 2014 and Samsung featured some amazing items that demonstrate this awesome feature. It got us thinking – are bendables the future?

First up was the LG G Flex :


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AZ Tech Council event to help remove and recycle your E-Waste – January 18th

January 16, 2014 |

As we well know, the hottest holiday gifts this year were in the electronic spectrum, with new tablets, computers, and cell phones leading the pack-but how does someone dispose of their old devices? The Arizona Technology Council has an answer … Read More

GoDaddy hires industry veteran Arne Josefsberg as new CIO

January 15, 2014 | 1

GoDaddy, the Web’s largest platform for small businesses, has hired technology industry veteran Arne Josefsberg as its new Executive Vice President, Chief Infrastructure Officer and Chief Information Officer. Josefsberg brings extensive expertise in building scalable cloud computing environments, data centers, … Read More

Gibson rocks and Crosley turns – the music side of CES 2014

January 15, 2014 |

After visiting many of the fast-paced and innovative sections of International CES, we at AZTB decided to stop and hear the music. First stop: Gibson Brands. Celebrating 120 years of tradition and innovation this year, Gibson Brands is now one of … Read More

4K and 5K TVs – the future of television

January 14, 2014 |

Since the middle of the 1900s, the television has cemented its legacy into American culture to provide each individual with an amazing entertainment experience. From black and white to color, and antenna to satellite, the television’s evolution is still flourishing. Step … Read More