18 posts by John Steele

How to Prevent Lost RV Keys

  Sometimes life hits you with a double whammy--when problem that, on its own, would be disruptive enough to your life gets compounded. Think about the last time you got locked out of your car. Pretty frustrating right? But believe it or not, as bad as lost car keys are, it could get worse. Lost RV keys. Now that's worse. Think about it: you are on vacation with your family. Not only are you stuck in one place, but your plan for lodging is as lost as your keychain. Not to ... Continue Reading

How to Prevent Lost Boat Keys

  At one point or another, we’ve all lost our keys. With any luck, someone is home to let you in or maybe you had to go through the ordeal of dealing with a locksmith. If you have, you know what that experience is like. Worse, maybe you’ve lost your car keys. There’s no feeling like being stranded! But let’s up the ante a little bit here. Let’s get into a real nightmare scenario that’ll put you into a cold sweat. You just dropped your boat keys into the water. Ho... Continue Reading

3 Types of Motorcycle Theft (And How To Prevent Them)

  Check out our Motorcycle Theft infographic to see the most stolen bikes by manufacturer and more! In their 2015 Forecast Report “2015 Motorcycle Theft & Recovery,” the National Insurance Crime Bureau painted a picture of motorcycle theft that, while increasing only 6% nationally, is on the rise in many American cities. New York City experienced a 30% increase in crime over 2014. Los Angeles County led California, a state that led the nation in thefts, with over 7,000. ... Continue Reading

KeyMe Comes to Denver: Where to Find Us

  We’re all familiar with Silicon Valley and how the area is synonymous with tech. But, they don’t have a monopoly on innovation. More cities across the United States are starting to see tech booms of their own for a variety of reasons. One of those cities is Denver, Colorado. For several years now, Denver has been considered one of the premier cities for startups and entrepreneurs looking to get a new business off the ground. A tech-savvy population and a burgeoning tech ... Continue Reading

KeyMe Comes to San Diego: Where to Find Us

When writing about technology it can be easy to divorce the subject from what we’re really talking about: people. Technology gets developed to improve people’s lives. It also makes them passionate and makes them more productive members of the workforce. Inspiring people to do their best is kind of the magic X factor when it comes to startup culture. Getting enough like minded people to fill a company is impressive. But filling a city with enough talented tech workers to create an entire ... Continue Reading

How Will the Touchscreen Evolve in 2017?

It isn’t hyperbole to say the touchscreen is the dominant interface of both the present and foreseeable future. Until we reach our sci-fi goals of holograms that respond dynamically to touch (and are the main interface of our intergalactic battleships, naturally) the touchscreen will remain the leader in the market of input device technology. Touchscreens power nearly everything we interact with on a daily basis. Obviously, our phones are the biggest example. Tablets and smartwatches make ... Continue Reading

These Are The 15 Coolest Keychains in History

Everyone loves a good gadget. Sometimes it feels like you’ve seen it all. But what’s old can always be made new again. And that’s lucky for us, because there’s some cool stuff out there that you didn’t realize you needed until you saw it. Take the humble keychain. The simple ring serves a practical function. You don’t need a pocket full of loose keys. You could lose them. As you know, losing your keys can cause you a world of hurt. If only there was an app of some kind that lets ... Continue Reading

10 Reasons Your Landlord Probably Hates You (And How to Prevent Them)

Ah, landlords. Not to pick on any landlords that happen to be reading this, but the average person probably doesn’t have very positive thoughts when they hear that word. Now, granted, landlords are people, too. Tenants and landlords need to have an understanding in order to have a pleasant living experience for as long as you hold those apartment keys. We’ve all had horror stories no matter what side of the equation we fall on. However, and this may come as a shock to you, you may be ... Continue Reading

Where Can I Get A Key Copied? Closer Than You Think!

Picture this: You're standing on you doorstep. You've got a full trunk load of groceries balanced on your forearms. You're juggling your cup of coffee and the mail you just grabbed, and you reach for your house keys. After a quick inventory of your belongings, you realize that you've lost your keys. It would be a pain to wait for a locksmith to let you back in your house. Probably expensive, too. And who even knows where to get duplicate keys anymore? The nearest hardware store isn't ... Continue Reading

10 Tech Trends That Will Make Waves in 2017

The prediction game is tough. This is especially true when it comes to the tech world. Nothing seems as bewildering as seeing a bunch of Millenials wearing Snapchat’s (sorry, now just Snap) Spectacles when it was only a year or so ago that the public rejected Google Glass, which was an even more robust take on smart glasses. With the success of Spectacles and early rumors of Apple possibly getting in on the smart glasses action, 2017 is shaping up to be an exciting year. Judging by ... Continue Reading