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8 hours ago
While I usually spend my time as B&H’s chief machine biologist, dealing with silicon, plastic, and metal creatures, I thought I’d take some time to talk about the ones made from fur and slobber and hairballs. In researching this piece, I learned a lot about carbon-based life forms (did...
3 weeks ago
It’s fall, and here at B&H that means one thing: Smartphone manufacturers are emerging blinking from many months of R&D hibernation and are facing the world with their shiniest and newest creations ahead of the holiday season. And while a spate of new flagship handsets is exciting, we all know that the best part of getting a new phone is tricking it out with the hottest apps and...
2 months ago
Despite the fact smartphones and tablets were designed first and foremost to be used as handheld devices, unless you’re taking pictures under bright sunny skies, you should mount your phone or tablet on some sort of support device if you want truly sharp results. Support devices for smartphones and tablets come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and in this roundup we will take a look at some of...
2 months ago
If you get separation anxiety when leaving your smartphone for more than a few minutes, but your fear of damaging its precious electronics compels you to keep it far away from water, we’re here to tell you that there is another way. Your device can stay safely in your hands, even when you venture into the pool or the ocean, thanks to waterproof housings and cases, available from your friends at B...
4 months ago
School is back in session and that means it’s time to outfit the favorite student in your life with the latest and greatest gear and gadgets. Topping that list should be a brand-new smartphone, capable of navigating the sometimes-challenging waters of post-elementary life. To make sure you or your student is well equipped and not left holding something technologically passé or so last year, we’ve...
4 months ago
Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm and, along the way, users have made new friends and enemies, but most importantly of all, it has united players of all races, ages, and genders to a shared dream of becoming a Pokémon Master. Plenty of players are seizing the opportunity to cash in on Pokémon-related services and goods, and some have turned to the dark side, becoming as devious as Team...
4 months ago
Whether you’ve realized it or not, you’ve probably seen large groups of people gathered in one spot with their eyes fixated on their phones and a look of determination on their faces, even more so than usual. There’s a new phenomenon that has people young and old hanging out in parks day and night, flicking their touchscreens and shouting in excitement. Why, you ask? Well, that’s because they all...
7 months ago
In 2007, Apple released the first iPhone, which not only changed the way we communicate, but promised a new technology with which musicians and audio engineers could record and create music. In 2010, the iPad was released, but iOS was still in its infancy in regard to music production. It’s now 2016 and it appears, with iOS 9, we find ourselves asking if it might be possible to ditch our desktop...
10 months ago
With all the leasing options and payment plans available to consumers these days, owning a top-of-the-line unlocked smartphone has never been easier. However, just because you can get a premium smartphone doesn't necessarily mean you should, or that it will fit into your budget—a $700 phone you pay off in 36 installments is, after all, still a $700 phone (plus interest). As an alternative to...
11 months ago
With more and more phone carriers moving away from yearly contracts and offering leasing options in lieu of subsidized plans, options for consumers have never been greater. Unfortunately, more choices can mean more questions—like, which is the right phone for me? Existential implications aside, we’ve narrowed down your choices by rounding up our top recommendations for unlocked smartphones.  (...
11 months ago
The year 2015 is drawing  to a close, and with it another banner year for the wearable tech industry. Leaps in innovations and technologic advancements mean this rapidly evolving landscape is once again filled with a near-endless trove of small wonders: smartwatches, heart-rate monitors, and more activity trackers than you can shake a selfie-stick at. We've managed to collect the best of these...
1 year ago
We have come to expect big things from LG, a leader in the consumer-electronics arena. Whether you’re talking home entertainment, mobile devices, or wearables, the bar for this tech giant has always been set very high—and year after year, the company has cleared it. 2015 proved to be absolutely no different, as LG continued to push the innovative envelope with a series of high-profile gadgets and...
1 year ago
Smartphones are pretty ubiquitous. Almost everybody has one, and many of us spend more time on our phone than we do on our personal computers. Yet, in the United States, most people still purchase their smartphones from the same companies that provide cell phone service, which is quite odd if you think about it. People don't purchase TVs from cable companies or computers from their Internet...
1 year ago
School is back in session and that means it’s time to outfit the favorite student in your life with the latest and greatest gear and gadgets. Topping that list should be a brand-new smartphone, capable of navigating the sometimes-challenging waters of post-elementary life. To make sure you or your student is well-equipped and not left holding something technologically passé or last year, we’ve...
2 years ago
Everyone wants a little power. It’s what makes the world go around. You’ll feel the absence of power when you want to call AAA after your car breaks down on the highway and you realize your phone just did a swan dive into shutdown mode, or your boss is on Skype, giving you explicit video instructions on how she likes her sandwich, when suddenly she’s cut off due to a power blackout in your tablet...

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