Once again it is a holiday weekend, which means every game site will have a sale! Not to be outdone, GoG.com is having TWO sales at the same time! They are having a ‘Luck of the Irish Special’ and also a ‘BIG Weekend Sale on BIG Games’ promotion. These provide dozens of chances to save big on great DRM-free games!Read more
Modify Watches Mod-to-Order Kickstarter Campaign is halfway toward being funded. That’s the good news. The bad news? The campaign is only halfway toward being funded. This is a great way to get a fun custom watch. So check out our video look at some early samples below, and then jump over and back the project.Read more
We knew it was coming but it is now official – the annual fee for Amazon Prime is rising to $99. For me it is a no-brainer, the service is awesome. The benefits like Prime Video are nice, and the $99 still makes Amazon Prime a bargain. How about you? Does the increase make you think twice about Prime?
Effective today, Apple has shortened the amount of time you can take to return an iPhone you’ve purchased from them. Previously you had 30 days to decide whether to keep your phone; now the return limit is 14 days - which coincidently or not seems to line up with the average wait time to purchase a new iPhone model.
When I reviewed the Synology DS213j, I was impressed with not only the physical device, but also Synology’s Disk Management software called DiskStation Manager AKA DSM. Today, Synology released DSM version 5.0 which includes a revamped user experience, overall performance boosts, optimized multimedia and mobile experiences, and more. Check out the full list of features at Synology’s website.Read more
Yes we have finally sprung forward, and everyone lost one hour of sleep; some may have even been late to their appointments on Sunday! If you had the Hale Dreamer, you’d never be late. Tell us below how the Hale Dreamer would help you wake up and fall asleep, and you’ll have a chance to WIN the Hale Dreamer!
If you’re a nerdy child of the 80′s, you probably have fond memories of SquareOne TV. There has never been and will never be a better math-themed kids show. Sadly, it’s hard to find these days, but someone has uploaded several full episodes to YouTube. Math man, Mathnet, that creepy probability song … it’s all there!
Well that didn’t take very long. The flagship BlackBerry Z30 (only available in North America on Verizon Wireless) has dropped to $499 (previously $549) without contract, and the flagship Q10 dropped to $399 (previously $599). The BlackBerry Q10 is also available for free with two-year contract (previously $199).
As users of the iPhone 5S, Judie and I focused our time with Element Case last January on their offerings for our (current) phone of choice. They do, however, have a growing list of cases for other devices. Among them is the Prisma for iPhone 5C. The inexpensive case enhances your audio as it protects the phone. Here’s ourRead more
You suddenly realize your bottle opener is missing in action. You’ve recently spent several hundred dollars on new dental work, so opening a cold one with your teeth is not advisable. What to do? Three words. Happy Hour Timepiece. If you guessed bottle opener on the back of a watch strap – then move to the head of the class.
We posted news about the new harman kardon Onyx Studio Bluetooth wireless speaker last week. The Onyx Studio is available exclusively through Sprint for just under $400. It is an impressive speaker, and my first few days with it have already made me a fan. We’ll have a detailed review soon, but here is a first look video.Read more
Microsoft has a pretty good deal on the XBOX version of Grand Theft Auto V (GTA). Normally $ 59.99 it can be yours for $ 29.99. This price is for the physical media version – the download remains at $59.99. GTA is a single or multi-player game where you score points being an online hoodlum.Read more
Color Cables is an Indiegogo campaign running through midnight April 6, 2014. Their goal is to raise $20,000 with which they hope to offer cables for charging and synchronizing your MicroUSB and iOS (30 pin and lightning) devices. But these are no ordinary cables; according to the company each cable glows, is colored, and won’t tangle.
I love a minimalist case for my small, thin iPad mini, and that is exactly what the new Twelve South SurfacePad for iPad mini offers. Well, actually it does more, since the SurfacePad not only protects the tablet, but it also doubles as a stand. It also look great in three different colors for $69.99. Get yours.Read more
We’re huge fans of Harman Kardon’s audio offerings. From headphones to speakers we’ve been impressed with both the style and sound they offer. Now Harman Kardon and Sprint are joining forces to help Spring break into the premium audio scene. The Onyx Studio not only looks amazing but it promises fantastic sound and a great feature-set.Read more
The other day someone was asking about the differences between the Lifeproof Nuud for iPhone 5S (see it here) and the Lifeproof Fre for the iPhone 5S (reviewed here). The Lifeproof Nuud is $10 more than the Fre but that’s not the only difference. I pulled out both of our review samples and took a lookRead more
Judie spent some hands-on time with the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+. The tablet offers a Full HD display, a quad core processor, an 8MP front camera, 2GB of storage and runs Android 4.3. I have the original Yoga tablet and love the design. Check out Judie’s pictures and see if this should be your next tablet.
With a new smartphone announcement comes the inevitable stream of new smartphone accessories. Such is the case with the new Samsung Galaxy S5 introduction at Mobile World Conference. Proporta, a British accessory purveyor has announced a new line of Galaxy S5 accessories, featuring collaborations with Quiksilver and Barbour. Check out Proporta’s full line of Galaxy S5 accessories at their website.Read more
If you’re an OS X 10.9 user and have not done so – now is the time to hit the “Software Update..” button. Apple just pushed out release 10.9.2 which is a critical security update that patches a vulnerability which could allow a third party on a shared wired or wireless network to intercept your bits and bytes. Additional infoRead more
One key new feature announced with the Samsung Galaxy S5 was the heartrate sensor. Located below the camera on back, the sensor grabs data from your fingertip and analyzes it to give heartrate feedback. The sensor – also in the Gear Fit, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo – is powered by Heartbeat Analytics by Firstbeat, and they’ve provided more details!Read more
There is a large number of people excited about the Samsung Galaxy S5 recently announced at Mobile World Congress. With a new phone comes new cases and accessories. X-Doria has announced three cases and a screen protector. The products will be available from X-Doria’s Amazon Marketplace and for pre-order from the X-Doria website. Prices range from $24.99 to
Samsung announced the Galaxy S5 this week at Mobile World Congress, so naturally it is time to start seeing some accessories for the new phone. iLuv has introduced a line of cases that promise to be stylish, protective and functional. There are also three screen film options ranging from $9.99 to $19.99. The cases retail from $19.99 to $69.99. Preorder at the iLuve website.Read more
Sony knows not every consumer is on the bleeding edge of technology, but they still want a great smartphone experience. The Sony Xperia M2 is a mid-range Android product with big-time specs, from a 4.8″ screen to an 8 megapixel camera with various Sony apps to perfect every shot. Check out the hands-on video below for all the details!
Sony is showing off the accessories for their new Sony Xperia Z2 Smartphone and Tablet. Among them are a quality XY microphone, a noise canceling headset that uses the smartphone as the brains of the cancellation, a waterproof SmartBand fitness band, and a totally cool tablet remote that doubles as a handset for making calls via tablet. Check the videoRead more