World’s slimmest smartphone
Chinese tech manufacturer Oppo Electronics presented their latest products just in time for the winter holidays, including two new phones, the N3 and the R5.
The N3 will most likely be attractive to photography fans, considering the 16 megapixel camera mounted on a 206 degree rotating...
Seeking enhanced efficiencies
With demand for new, high-quality urban apartment projects on the rise nationwide, Wood Residential has been busy. Parent company Wood Partners builds, positions and then sells Class A apartment communities in the nation’s most popular major cities. Wood Residential’s job is to lease up...
Creative real estate funding
Earlier this year, an overhaul to the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS) opened to the doors to new sources of startup capital. Several changes are still under evaluation yet Section II, which dictates the guidelines for advertising, now allows firms to use ads to garner support from...
Creating cycle-savvy cities
American cities are changing for the better. More pedestrian-friendly cities have popped up in the last decade promoting cleaner air, less traffic, and healthier residents. The option for walking and biking tops renters’ must-have lists and neighborhoods that don’t adapt to this new...
Passivehaus for Affordable
The uptick in green affordable housing continues as Habitat for Humanity embraces passivehaus design.
Passivehaus, or Passive House, is a rigorous German building standard that emphasizes air-tight envelopes, optimized solar gain, and decreased dependence on mechanical heating and cooling....
iMac, iPad 3 Mini, + more
The new holiday lineup from Apple has launched, and Tim Cook calls it “the strongest lineup of products that Apple has ever had.” Joining the iPhone line and the updated iOS are the new iPads, iMac, and OS X Yosemite.
The iPad Air 2 is a 6.1mm thick tablet, down from the previous 7.5mm;...
Real estate to serve generations
In the traditional American Dream, renting was a transitional phase before upgrading to home ownership. That trend has all but vanished as mature adults rediscover the joys of renting. Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University estimates that 2.2 million additional Baby Boomers...
EAH Housing and the Cloud
Leslie Dabi, Information Systems Manager at nonprofit developer and manager EAH Housing, had a few reservations when EAH began internal discussions about moving to a SaaS-based model. EAH Housing is the type of hands-on organization who liked being self-hosted – Dabi would handle Yardi...