Fiction to Reality: Smart Tech Origin Stories

Today’s guest post is by Russel Cooke, an enthusiastic online journalist with a passion for all things tech. His writing also covers everything from how to get a business started to how to make the transition to a global market. You can learn more about him and his writing on Google+

When the first StarTAC flip phones arrived from Motorola in 1996, the inspiration it drew from the handheld communicators that debuted on Star Trek just 30 years earlier was apparent. Although science fiction is created primarily to entertain and fascinate, that glimpse into a future that could one day be reality is enough to motivate people to make those dreams come true.

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Are Employers Judging You By Your Phone?

young woman texting

Entering the work force in the digital age is no easy task. If you’re graduating in 2014, you have more to worry about than just polishing your resume, honing your interview skills, and picking out professional attire.  Today, employers have more insight into who you are than ever before. Thanks to social media, your potential boss can uncover that nasty Tweet you wrote or an inappropriate picture you posted on Instagram.

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Get Real-Time Updates with uSell Track Order

Introducing uSell Track Order: the new tool that let’s you track your order every step of the way. Now you never have to wonder what’s going on. With Track Order, you’ll know in real-time when:

  1. A uSell shipping kit has been sent.
  2. Your phone is on its way to your buyer.
  3. Your order has been received.
  4. Your payment is on its way.

You can track your order from your computer or mobile device any time, day or night. It’s quick, convenient, and you don’t even have to create an account if you don’t want to.

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5 Father’s Day Gadget Gifts Under $100

Looking for last minute Father’s Day gift ideas? If your dad loves gadgets, you’ve come to the right blog. We’ve put together a list of some of the most fun (and affordable) gadgets that Dad will be dying to try out. Get him one of these, and he’ll be the most tech savvy guy on the block.

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Top 5 Job Hunting Apps To Get You Hired


Whether you’re a Class of ’14 grad or a seasoned professional, you could probably use a little help when it comes to your mobile job search. With all the apps out there, you may not know which ones to download. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 5 apps that are guaranteed to turn your phone into a job search machine.

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New at uSell: A Better Way to Rate Your Buyer

Ever rate a buyer on uSell? Yes, we know. Our system was pretty terrible. But that has all changed thanks to our new and improved feedback features. Now you can:

  • See your order details with each buyer.
  • Rate each order individually, even if they were with the same buyer.
  • Leave feedback about each of your orders.

Whether you’re on your computer, tablet, or phone, you can quickly and easily leave valuable feedback that will help other sellers choose the best buyer in our marketplace. And you don’t even have to create an account.

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