Posts by: Marshal Rosenthal

Marshal Rosenthal is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and journalist specializing in technology, consumer electronics and pop culture.

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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 provide. So the solution is to combine both notebook and tablet in one. That’s the idea...

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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 too. What’s gotten lost in all of this is how “fast” the monitor responds to projecting...

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Narrative Clip Review

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earable cameras are all the rage for those looking to document their lives on a daily basis and use photos in their “social media” life. The Narrative Clip was one of the first of this new genre — although it had a different name when first revealed — and fulfills...

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Phantom Headphones with Boombox Review

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eadphones have a basic function: to provide a closed environment for listening to audio. Then the differences are applied — such as how comfortably they fit and how good they sound being the most two important ones. But being usable as a pair of stereo speakers isn’t part of their...

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Wahoo Fitness Balance Smartphone Scale Review

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here are times when technology doesn’t seem to be needed: hairbrushes don’t need to be networked and forks don’t need electric motors driving moving parts. So where’s the value in upping the game of the lowly weight scale — especially since most people wish they had never stepped on it...

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Martian G2G Blue Watch Review

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earable devices are proliferating the culture, but nothing continues to garner more attention than that of a “smart” watch. Maybe it’s because it echoes the past where the time was always just a look away, rather than the pulling out of a cellphone to read its LCD screen. Or maybe...

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Gefen Wireless Extender for HDMI 60 GHz Review

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here was a time when a living room made space to accommodate the TV — now it’s the other way around. Flat panel blend into walls or sit demurely on cabinets that add to the room’s decor, instead of drawing attention to it. But no matter how inconspicuous, the cable...

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Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS Review

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aving a pair of headphones connected to the computer was once commonplace: people used to use it for listening to music on a pretty regular basis. Even with mobile devices like iPhones providing the music, most agree that if they’re going to be seated at the computer with music playing,...

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BenQ GP20 Ultra-Lite LED Projector Review

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digital LED projector has a number of advantages over the more conventional bulb-based model, chief among them being ease of use, near-instant light start-up and portability. BenQ’s $1099.00 GP20 Ultra-Lite LED Projector includes all of these in its 720p resolution portfolio while at the same time avoiding the negative issues...

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ROCKI PLAY Review

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f you had to take a count of those people who  have audio systems — specifically an amplifier — in their home theater, it would probably equal less than those who have portable Bluetooth speakers. But a portable is never going to match the power of an audio system, not...