New Year, New You

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New year, new you. It’s a phrase we hear far too many times every January, as millions of people are bombarded with ads targeting drastic transformation of their lives.

Personal growth experts advise against setting major new year’s resolutions, and instead focusing on simpler and more specific ones that you’ll be more likely to achieve. Because while the pandemic means we might all be spending more time at home, that doesn’t mean we necessarily have more capacity to take on new challenges. In fact, we probably have less. Continue reading “New Year, New You”

GE Appliances and Microban Take on Moldy Front-Loaders

The laundry team at GE Appliances, a Haier company, partnered with Mircroban International ( a name you may now know well thanks to a partnership between Proctor & Gamble and Microban that launched Microban 24 disinfectant spray earlier this year to combat COVID-19) to develop a revolutionary laundry system designed to help prevent the biggest complaint in front load washers – mold and odor.

The all-new UltraFresh Front Load washers from GE Appliances, engineered to stay fresh and clean, use an exclusive Microban technology built into specific components to help prevent the growth of odor-causing bacteria without the need for owners to wipe down their machine or leave the door open after each load. Continue reading “GE Appliances and Microban Take on Moldy Front-Loaders”

More than Meets the Eye: Bosch Smartglasses

Bosch, a company we already love for home appliances and tools, has developed a way to turn any pair of generic spectacles into smartglasses.

“The Bosch Smartglasses Light Drive module is a sole source, all-in-one technology stack consisting of MEMS mirrors, optical elements, sensors and onboard processing,” the company said in a release. “This integrated solution delivers a clean visual experience with bright images that are always in focus – even in direct sunlight.” Continue reading “More than Meets the Eye: Bosch Smartglasses”