— Jeff Weisbein

Jeff is the founder & CEO of BestTechie. He has over 10 years of experience working with technology and building businesses. He loves to travel and listen to music.

100 Alexa skills all Amazon Echo owners need to know

Ten thousand phrases is a lot to memorize. If most people were asked to remember that many specific sentences, they would probably give up before they even started. But Amazon Alexa users are more resilient. There are now officially more than 10,000 Amazon Alexa skills in its library. Despite this … [Read more...]

Dotz wants to use nanomaterials to make our lives a little bit brighter

One of the most exciting areas of technological development is in the area of nanotechnology and nanomaterials. This area of innovation, which involves creating new molecules and materials at the nano level (10−9 meter - i.e really really small), is opening the doors for all kinds of interesting … [Read more...]

WakeMode wants to help you sleep better and end groggy days

Considering that we sleep about a third of our lifetime (yes, that much), it’s probably a good idea to make sure we’re getting quality sleep so we have enough energy to keep us going throughout the day. While there are plenty of sleep trackers out there from smart alarm clocks to wearables and apps that track … [Read more...]

What’s a VPN and who are the best VPN providers?

Let's talk VPNs. If you are unfamiliar with what a VPN is, a VPN or Virtual Private Network is a method used to add security and privacy to private and public networks, like WiFi Hotspots and the Internet. VPNs are most often used by corporations to protect sensitive data, however, they are also becoming … [Read more...]

It’s here! Shout by KYA, a new way to save, share, and curate content

I'm really excited to announce that my company, KYA, today has released Shout -- a brand new app for iOS and Chrome that let's you easily save, share, and curate content for yourself or with your friends. It's so easy and fun to use, too. Seriously: with the tap of a button, Shout makes it incredibly simple … [Read more...]

Philips just released the largest 4K curved computer display for under $1,000

Philips has just released the largest 4K curved computer monitor currently on the market. The Philips Brilliance BDM4037UW 40” Ultra HD monitor is now available on Amazon for $999.99. The BDM4037UW has a high-performance panel that delivers UltraClear, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution images. Philips also … [Read more...]

Jaybird X3 review: the best exercise headphones

I had previously reviewed the Jaybird X2 headphones, which I dubbed the best headphones for exercise. When I was asked to review the recently released Jaybird X3 headphones, I found it hard to resist. The X3's are very similar to their predecessors in many ways--the main differences being improved sound, a … [Read more...]

What’s the future of The New York Times look like?

Interesting and in-depth analysis by Om Malik on the New York Times and the company's future, which will likely be less reliant on advertising in the years to come. Wired magazine recently published, Keeping Up with the Times, a story about the New York Times and its slow & painful transition to a … [Read more...]

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