Fast Friday Tech Roundup: Aug. 1

Each week we scour the digital world looking for the hottest gadgets, trending topics, new apps and more! We pass it on to you in easy to read bite-size morsels…after that you are on your own to surf at will!

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Wi-Fi Much
A huge meeting took place in New York City this May, and bids from technology companies were due this week, to help turn those vacant phone booths around the city into Free Wi-Fi Kiosks. Turn them into charging stations too and people will never leave!

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The World through Instagram Colored Glasses
A new kind of sunglasses that let you see the world as if you just ran your eyes through one of those stock filters on Instagram or Photoshop have been unleased on analog visionaries looking for that digital experience 24/7. They are called Tens and their website asserts, “Tens work with the warmth of the sun to lend an uplifting tint to the world beyond the lens.” Oh, that sounds de-light-ful.

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Sour BlackBerry’s
Ford Motor Company dealt a major blow to the makers of BlackBerry devices this week as they have announced they are switching their employees over to iPhones. By early 2015 over 6,000 Ford workers will have the latest iOS gear to play with. The news turned the already troubled company, BlackBerry, green with envy.

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John Lorefice is a Digital Media Director, Writer and Video Producer working hard to save the planet, change our political system and drink his share of the worlds coffee supply along the way. Questions, thoughts, comments or business enquiries can be sent to: sociallyexceptional@gmail.com.