I let my ego get the best of me, please learn from my mistakes.
07-13-2017 After doing more research I've found that this price jump is due to a community buying and holding. They are currently calling this a Pump and Hodl campaign being promoted by large YouTubers/Twitch broadcasters.
I'll be staying out of this completely now that I know it's a community pump the tech really has no use that I can see. If they have Apps maybe that can change.