Archive for September, 2014
 
 
 
Autos
 
Forte 1
Forte 1
Forte 1

2014 Kia Forte- Lower, Longer, Wider… And Sexier?

Last week I reported on Kia's 2014 release of their Sorento CUV. You can read that here. Now for a brief rundown of what we can expect of Kia's 2014 Forte. The Kia Forte slots into their lineup between the Rio sub-compact sedan...
 
Cell Phones
 
NEC Medias W N-05E Smartphone
NEC Medias W N-05E Smartphone
NEC Medias W N-05E Smartphone

NEC Medias W N-05E Smartphone With Two 4.3″ Screens

Carried on Japanese NTT DoCoMo, NEC's newly launched Medias W N-05E is definitely an interesting smartphone that boasts TWO 4.3-inch LCD screens, both with a 540x960 pixel resolution. It can be folded so that the user only has ...

 
Editor's Pick
 
Sonos Playbar
Sonos Playbar
Sonos Playbar

Ears on with the Sonos Playbar, Is It Worth $699?

Consuming music has never been easier thanks to the wide swath of devices that support a myriad of services.  Options range from the tried and tested Apple iTunes store, to MOG, to Rhapsody, to the darling of music startups Spo...
 
Google
 
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google-glasses-joke
google-glasses-joke

Gadget Image of the Day: Google Glass Privacy Concerns in Perspective

Don't even think about taking them to Las Vegas.

 
Gaming
 
Razer Edge
Razer Edge
Razer Edge

Razer Edge Gaming Tablet Preorder Date Announced, Starts March 1st

Last month I got a quick hands on with the Razer Edge.  I also learned the pricing for the gaming tablet, which isn't for the faint of heart, or those seeking an experience that is more analogous to that of the iPad.  That said...
 
Computers
 
WD Black 4TB
WD Black 4TB
WD Black 4TB

Western Digital WD Black 4TB Internal SATA 6gb/s Hard Drive Review

To have a current generation solid state drive as your main system storage solution is a thing of beauty. They are fast beyond belief and make system startup and loading programs peppier than ever. But there is a trade off. Sol...

 
Apple
 
oxford-university-robot-electric-car
oxford-university-robot-electric-car
oxford-university-robot-electric-car

iPad Controls Self-Driving Nissan Leaf (video)

[GR]INHAKsQ9NfA[/GR] Oxford University is testing out a self-driving Nissan Leaf that has all its in-car technology controlled from an Apple iPad on the dashboard. It's guided by a cost friendly navi system that actually gauges...
 
Household
 
Crux Mug
Crux Mug
Crux Mug

Love Indoor Rock Climbing? Then You’ll Love the Crux Mugs

As it happens, I recently spent the afternoon at an indoor rock climbing gym in San Francisco.  It had been 10 years since I attempted such a feat, and despite my absence from the sport I didn't fare too badly. Compared to the ...

 
Gaming
 
canon-mreal
canon-mreal
canon-mreal

Canon MREAL Mixed Reality Headset

Canon's Mixed Reality MREAL headset will be hitting retailers on March 1, 2013 for the pretty steep price of $125,000. The MREAL System for Mixed Reality generates video of one's surroundings using a pair of cameras positioned ...
 
Cell Phones
 
Nokia 105
Nokia 105
Nokia 105

The Nokia 105′s Battery Lasts Up to 35 Days On a Single Charge

Today's phones are filled with so many bells and whistles, just about anyone would have a hard time recounting them all from memory.  Case in point is my Nexus 4.  I could probably list off the phone's major features, but when ...

 
Deal Of Day
 
bmars
bmars
bmars

Gadget Review Daily Deals: MP3 Albums $1.99, Avenger Elite Controller Adapter $25, and $30 Black Ops 2

Want the latest and most popular albums for the price of about two MP3 downloads from iTunes (or Amazon?) Today Amazon’s offering 20 hit albums (The Heist, Unorthodox Jukebox, California 37, Celebration Day, Gossamer, The Idler...
 
Gaming
 
Blowing on Nintendo Cartridges Wasn't Useful
Blowing on Nintendo Cartridges Wasn't Useful
Blowing on Nintendo Cartridges Wasn't Useful

Blowing Into Your Nintendo Cartridges Caused More Harm Than Good

Remember when video games came in cartridges and whenever they wouldn't work, you'd take them out of the console to blow out the dust or whatever was messing up the game? Well, it turns out that blowing on them wasn't such a go...