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Filed Under:Technology / Gadgets
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Archived Since:April 6, 2008

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Ted Baker Gets in on the iPhone 6 Craze with New Cases

New iPhone, new cases. Lots of new cases, assuredly. One of the early birds is Proporta, which has teamed up with Ted Baker for a fall/winter 2014 collection full of floral prints. And hey, the iPhone 6 is larger than ever! More room to show off those beautiful case designs. Show More Summary

500 Million Users Just Got the U2 Album For Free

While the Apple Watch was technically Apple’s ‘One More Thing’ this year, there did just happen to be a one more thing after that. As per usual, Apple had a musical act to cap off one of their events, this time bringing in longtime partner U2 to perform a song. Show More Summary

Which Personal Computing Device Best Fits Your Personality?

There’s a device out there for every personality, but you don’t need to take a Rorschach test to find out which one fits yours. Leave the inkblot butterflies for when you want to delve into your subconscious—we’ve got you covered when it comes to getting down to tech. Show More Summary

Netgear ReadyNAS 102 Review – A Feature Rich NAS, Made Easy

When it comes to NAS boxes, traditionally they have not been something that the average consumer uses. Instead, NAS boxes have been more of a prosumer toy. And this is for good reason – and that is that most NAS boxes are complex to install and use. Show More Summary

Apple Watch Hands-on

After years (and years) worth of rumors, Apple finally announced their first smartwatch today. It’s called the Apple Watch, and it sure is feature-rich, we’ll give it that. There are a lot of features to run down with the Apple Watch, far more than any other wearable device we’ve seen thus far. Show More Summary

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Hands-on

As expected, Apple announced the next generation of iPhone today at their event in Cupertino. And, the rumors largely proved true—the iPhone 6 will indeed come in two sizes, with the addition of the larger, 5.5? iPhone 6 Plus, which figures to be a Galaxy Note competitor. Show More Summary

You Can Now Pre-order a Million Dollar Diamond iPhone 6

Step up your luxury game, you guys. It’s iPhone 6 time, and that’s new. That means you need new luxury. Gold-plated, crystal-encrusted iPhones? C’mon. Those cost what, in the thousands? Don’t get cheap on us. Falcon is gearing up for the iPhone 6 launch, which they either know or assume will include a 5.5? 128 GB model, by going absolutely all-out. Show More Summary

Amazon Hopes the Fire Will Rise in the United Kingdom and Germany

Amazon started the Fire, but it’s not rising. Back in June, when the Fire phone was unveiled, we thought it looked ‘intriguing,’ but had questions about the wisdom of launching exclusively with AT&T at a relatively high price. Three months on, there have been a lot of questions, but not a whole lot of intrigue. Show More Summary

Someone Just Turned the Equalizer into a Pair of Smart Glasses

If you ever wanted to dress up as a poor man’s Geordi La Forge, boy do I have some fantastic news for you! Chemion is coming to grace your face with all the stylishness of a DMV marquee sign. A couple of inventors from South Korea, Jongkuk Lim and Tami, have teamed up with Neofect, a health care company in South Korea, to start up Chemion. Show More Summary

MICA is Intel’s Luxury Smart Bracelet for Fashionistas

At CES in January, we learned that Intel was working with fashion designer Opening Ceremony and Barneys New York to create fashionable wearable devices, with the promise that we would see something out of the collaboration later in the year. Show More Summary

Invisible Braces and an iPhone inhaler – 5 Health Gadgets for Back to School

Invisible braces and an iPhone inhaler: tech to keeps kids happy and healthy (this needs a much better headline) As kids head back class, many families are bracing for the bevvy of colds, earaches, and other bugs that come with the start of the school year. Show More Summary

Lindsay Lohan Stole an App, Maybe

Some, it seems, are doomed to have controversy follow them ceaselessly. So it is with Lindsay Lohan, who, if things go especially poorly, may be dragged into a courtroom yet again—this time, for stealing an idea for an app. According...Show More Summary

Intel and Fossil are Making Smart Watches Together

As the smartwatches pile up, we’re starting to see a lot of devices that look more fashionable and less boxy wrist computer. Designer watch brands are getting the message—get in on the action while you still can. That’s probably why Fossil and Intel have announced that they are working together to develop new wearable devices. Show More Summary

Where are the Smart Watches for Women?

If 2013 was the year of the fitness tracker, 2014 is turning out to be the year of the smart watch. To that effect, each mobile company at IFA in Berlin this week, had their own smart watch to debut. At each press conference, I anxiously awaited to get a hands on with that perspective company’s newest wrist candy. Show More Summary

Back to School Form-factor Guide [Video]

Time was, and not too long ago, you had two choices—desktop or laptop. Laptop for mobility, desktop for the home. Simple! Well, as you might have noticed, computing has changed, both at home and on the go. In a pretty short time, the market has been flooded with tons of new devices and device categories. Show More Summary

Garth Brooks, Yes that Garth Brooks! Launches GhostTunes, a New Digital Music Store

One by one, the giants fell. Metallica caved to Spotify. AC/DC went on iTunes. The Beatles, too, went on iTunes. Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath went digital. Even Def Leppard released a few tracks for streaming. In the end, only one remained. Show More Summary

Bowers & Wilkins Refreshes Classic P5 Series Headphones with New Drivers

Bowers & Wilkins have announced that they are refreshing one of their headphone models and one of their earphone models. Both look the same on the outside, but as our moms always taught us, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. TheShow More Summary

Intel Core M Ushers in the Fanless Era for PCs and Tablets

Earlier this year at COMPUTEX, Intel gave us our first look at their new Core M processors in their reference design, a fanless slate PC. This week, at IFA, Intel is giving us all a better idea of what their next generation of processors will mean for the new devices we’ll be seeing in the year to come. Show More Summary

Motorola Releases Updated Moto G with New Specs, Same Great Price

Along with their announcement of the brand new Moto X, Motorola unveiled the new Moto G, the more affordable option of the two. In fact, the Moto G is Motorola’s best selling phone of all time for the company. It may be a step down in specs, but with a very attractive unlocked price, it’s worth a look. Show More Summary

Motorola’s Flagship Moto X Gets a Refresh with a Bigger Screen and More

Just because Motorola got shuttled off by Google into the waiting arms of Lenovo doesn’t mean the Moto brand is dead. In fact, it’s back and better than ever, this time offering a much more genuine affordable flagship experience than the previous attempt. Show More Summary

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