A tech journalist (BA) with a background in international affairs (MA), Kannon's main interest is using technology to survive the global recession. Follow him at his firstname.lastname@example.org
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Want better laptop battery life? Hardware upgrades are much better than software tweaks for improving power efficiency. Unfortunately, not all mobile computers offer easy component upgrades. Most full-sized laptops are upgradeable though, and the process takes surprisingly little time or effort. Ultrabooks, on the other hand, require a bit more elbow grease to upgrade. Four components are […]
Having trouble connecting your Android device to your PC via ADB? We got you covered.
The $299 Muse One headband can read your brain – indirectly, through observing brain activity at the skin level.
Most manufacturers lie about battery performance.
Does the LG G Watch suck or does it manage to justify its $229 price tag?
When a Kickstarter launched for a nutritious slurry designed to replace normal food requirements, they laughed. After some reviewers praised Soylent (named after the eponymous film “Soylent Green”), they sat, dumb-struck. Before long, clones appeared. Now, user-sourced recipes are starting to take off – of these, my favorite is the home-brewed People Chow 3.0, the creation of Soylent.me user max. […]
An ancient Web technology beats the pants off news delivery from social media. In truth, Facebook and Google+ don’t deliver true news. Social media content arrives late and at random; it’s not tailored to your needs and lacks organization. Many denizens of Facebook don’t know that a better technology exists that absolutely thrashes social media […]
The $54.99 RAVPower RP-WCN11 provides a portable means of powering your gadgets — and it includes wireless, inductive charging using the Qi standard.
Learn how to make your mobile RSS reading setup just as quick and efficient as it is on the desktop.
The Infinite One’s sleek, angular profile makes it easy to toss in a purse, backpack or even your front pocket.
What’s the difference between a tablet and a dedicated e-reader? And what should you look for in an e-reader? The American e-reader market oversaturated itself with locked down Kindle Fires, Nooks and Kobos (read our reviews of the Fire HDX, Kobo Aura HD, and Kobo Arc). For inexplicable reasons, major manufacturers hobbled their wares with […]
Avantree, known for its Hive headphones, just released a stereo headset packed with uncommon features – the Audition.
Pay close attention this week to the $399 contract-free iPhone 5c from Microcenter, as well as an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Active for $264.99.
This week in tablets and smartphones, we’ve got a heavily discounted LG G2, a Nexus 7 2013 edition, a 5th generation iPad Air, and a 10″ tablet from HP and a great deal more!
For those with older gadgets, I bring great news: You can install Google Camera on any Jelly Bean device. It only requires a few extra special steps.