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Tips for Protecting New Holiday Tech Presents

Published on Dec 28, 2015 at 3:54 pm in Tips & Tricks.

Technology gifts topped mostly everyone’s holiday list this year. According to a Consumer Electronics Association report, 65 percent of Americans, or roughly 160 million people, are planning to buy tech gifts this holiday season. So, shaking the present before you open it is probably not the best idea. Now that all the gifts are open, […]

Rugged Smartphones Should Become the New Normal

Published on Oct 15, 2014 at 3:57 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. The average smartphone user checks his or her phone 150 times a day. That’s 150 opportunities for a slip, spill or drop to damage your phone, or 54,750 times until your next annual upgrade. I’d say the […]

Tech Gadgets to Adopt Right Now

Published on Sep 10, 2013 at 5:10 pm in Tech Trends.

Tech gadgets come and go, and few register as more than a fleeting fad for most consumers. The impact of those gadgets that do take hold though, move the market in ways that are transformational, habit-changing and just plain fun. Here are a few gadgets that you should be paying attention to right now. Computers […]

Gartner Report: Top 10 IT Trends of 2012

Published on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:15 pm in Tech Trends.

I’m a sucker for a good top 10 list. Anyone who attempts to organize and distill the messy processes and competing voices within our current IT landscape and come up with informed conclusions and sensible trends has my attention (even if I whole-heartedly disagree with the assessment). So when Gartner, one of the world’s leading […]

Top 7 Tech Trends of 2011

Published on Jan 18, 2012 at 5:50 pm in Tech Trends.

At the beginning of a new year, it’s good to reflect and muse over the stories that made the previous year. The highlights and lowlights that inundated our RSS feeds, impacted our work and caused a hubbub in our daily lives. Here’s our list of the top seven technology and IT stories that shaped 2011. […]