In the decade spanning 1990 to 2000, when video games were just beginning to enter the phase of legitimacy they now enjoy, I was a contender in the gaming industry. I wrote for the now defunct GamePro Magazine, at the time the world’s largest video-game magazine, under the nom de plume of “Scary Larry.” If you knew anything about video games back then, you knew GamePro, and if you knew GamePro,... READ MORE
When it comes to Mac computers, there are people who absolutely love them, and people who have the opposite opinion. You can say what you want about their operating system, their pricey hardware, their sleek, slightly elitist aesthetic—but the fact is, if someone were giving out free Macs, both kinds of people... READ MORE
For many computer users, the quest for a computer that does it all and takes the creative process a step further is like Dr. Frankenstein trying to discover the secret of life. From the engineers at HP, by combining parts of an all-in-one desktop computer, interactive display, digitizer tablet, and a 3D scanner, the company has created its own technological Frankenstein’s monster, the... READ MORE
When you set up your home or small office network, the first thing you want to do is make sure you have a router that can handle the transmission of traffic sufficiently through your network. While we don’t want to get into the details on how a router handles that (you can read an overview of home networking... READ MORE
While backing up memory cards to your laptop is the norm, it's not always a viable option. With support for SD, SDHC, SDXC, and CompactFlash cards, the NEXTO DI Portable... READ MORE
This video serves as a platform to showcase 3D printing and the wonderful ways in which it can be used in the home and office. Sebastian Misiurek and his associate lead you through the lens of makers and demonstrate how to take the ordinary and make it extraordinary through 3D Printing.
“3D printing allows creative people in a number of fields, such as architecture and product design, to... READ MORE
ASUS has a long and prestigious history of delivering consumer electronic devices that combine industry leading technological innovations seamlessly with a bold industrial design aesthetic. ASUS’s continued dedication to adventurous design ideas and cutting-edge technology can be traced back to its uncompromising brand philosophy, making ASUS a consumer electronics industry leader with the fifth-... READ MORE
It's only been about a month since Apple announced the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the long awaited Apple Watch last September, but Apple decided to hold another event, on October 16, at its Cupertino headquarters, to announce new releases for their iPad Air models, iPad mini series, and a unique 27" iMac model.
While 4K hasn't quite become absorbed into the mainstream yet, it's starting to gain... READ MORE
When looking into storage options, everyone knows that bigger is better. As storage solutions grow from desktop internal drives to external portable, right on up to network attached storage solutions, WD always has a drive that’s perfectly suited for each and every tier. But knowing which drive to purchase and making the right decision based on cost per byte is tricky. Savvy consumers don’t want... READ MORE
When you’re out shooting photos or videos, the last thing you want is an interruption in your work. Breaking your stride because your memory card fills up too fast or can’t keep up with continuous burst shooting can put a damper on any shoot.... READ MORE
Why do I like 2-in-1 computers? As a consumer of tech gadgets, I am rarely satisfied. When something is made small, thanks to advances in engineering and technology, I want it smaller. Forget the fact that most mobile smartphones are now incredibly powerful multi-core computing wonders―I want them smaller, I want them to perform faster, and I want them powerful enough to do everything. When they... READ MORE
Some of the 1.5 billion Windows users may be slightly confused by Microsoft’s decision to skip from Windows 8.1 directly to Windows 10, but make no mistake—Microsoft knows that in order to bring life to its operating system, the company needs to make a bold move. With the ease-of-use of iOS and the emergence of Chrome and Android as viable alternatives to Windows, Microsoft wants you to sit up... READ MORE
If you haven’t gotten on the bandwagon lately and looked into NAS, you may be missing out on one of the most exciting technological advancements for the home since the advent of wireless routers. Network attached storage (NAS) is becoming increasingly popular among home entertainment enthusiasts, archivists, and small, work-at-home entrepreneurs.
The reason? Network attached storage allows you... READ MORE
Buying a laptop isn’t always about its entertainment features. A large number of laptop sales are for consumers who are looking for productivity, not prima donnas, in their mobile setup. Although you should always look for solid fundamentals in a... READ MORE
While your fingers may be sufficient enough to make typos, which are then autocorrected to hilarious effect on your smartphone or tablet, they don't work so well when you need to write or draw. Fortunately, Wacom has you covered with several new stylus models that were announced at IFA 2014.
If you're just looking to avoid fingerprints on the touchscreen of your tablet or smartphone, the... READ MORE