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skye WiFi Music Receiver Review

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pple doesn't give warning when it decides to make a major change, and those who invested in a 30 pin audio dock felt betrayed when they upgraded their iPhones/iPads to lightning connector mo...
 
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Gear
 
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NudeAudio Super-M Bluetooth Speaker Review

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lot of portable speakers claim to be rugged, to bear the brunt of the elements and laugh at getting wet. They also tend to cut back on the quality of the audio in order to project this poin...
 
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Smartphones
 
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IK Multimedia iRing Review

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ouch screens have spoiled most of us when it comes to interacting with our devices -- after all, isn't touching an icon simpler and quicker than having to tap it with a stylus? But lost in a...
 
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Smartphones
 
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OtterBox Resurgence Power Case for iPhone 5/5s Review

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Phone 5 cases proliferate the market — and even those that have a built-in battery have become commonplace. So for OtterBox to make one of these would seem a case of diving into an already c...
 
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Home Theater
 
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Vizio M422i-B1 42″ M-Series Smart LED HDTV Review

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or quite some time the 42" flat panel TV was the default -- in much the same way as the 19" color TV had held sway. The reasons for this at the time involved cost -- 42 inches was considered...
 
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Smartphones
 
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Nova Off-Camera Wireless Flash for the iPhone Review

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martphone cameras have steadily become more sophisticated and equal in technology to their stand-alone brethren. But one place where they still falter is when it comes to illuminating the im...
 
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Home Theater
 
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Vizio S5451w-C2 54-Inch 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar Review

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Vs have gotten bigger — way bigger — but as a result the actual chassis holding the electronics has shrunk. That is fine as far as the display goes, but where is the room for the speakers? T...
 
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Gear
 
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Ematic MediaBeam Streaming Media Player Review

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lot has been made of Chromecast, Google’s combination of a “Smart TV” dongle and linkage with a smartphone or computer. But the first out of the gate isn’t always the winner, so don't count...
 
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Smartphones
 
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Bem Speaker Band
Bem Speaker Band

Bem Speaker Band Review

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hat's the deal with the whole "smart watch" thing when it's the phone in the pocket doing all the heavy lifting? I don't need little apps dancing in an LCD window, the whole purpose of the o...
 
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Computers
 
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HP Split X 2 Review

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on’t be fooled — people aren’t moving away from notebooks in favor of tablets, but they ARE expecting the power of a notebook shouldn’t come at the expense of features only a tablet can prov...
 
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Computers
 
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AOC G2460PQU 24 Inch LED Monitor Review

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omputer monitors have reached the point where we take them for granted — we expect them to be bright, evenly lit, chock full of inputs and inexpensively priced. And with a large screen size ...
 
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Headphones
 
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Star Wars headphones
Star Wars headphones

STREET by 50 First Edition Star Wars On Ear Headphones Stormtrooper

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eing honest, when I was first told about the STREET by 50 First Edition Star Wars On Ear Headphones Stormtrooper — I was thinking it was just another licensing deal that resulted in a pair o...
 
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