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 email@example.com
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The XPS represents the pinnacle of laptop design in 2015, and it’s the best bang for your buck out of any laptop we’ve ever seen in the $800 price range.
One of the best Android wearables comes with a hefty $300 price-tag and an equally oversized name: LG’s G Watch R. LG’s second Android Wear smartwatch costs around $150-200 more than the original LG G Watch. While it improves on build quality and aesthetics, do the improvements justify the price tag? Read on to find […]
Basis Science, a fitness wearables firm, entered a new phase under Intel’s ownership in 2014. Its first product developed with Intel’s guidance: The $200 Basis Peak – the 2014 update on its 2012 smartwatch, the Basis B1. So did Basis improve on the already excellent Basis B1 or is there room for improvement? (Note: In the […]
With Android Wear over six months old, one might wonder how the $199 Samsung Gear Live stacks up to its newer competition. To date, we’ve seen the $249.99 Sony SmartWatch 3, $249.99 Moto 360, the ~$120 LG G Watch, the $299 LG G Watch R and now the $199.99 Asus ZenWatch. What’s surprising is that the […]
Want a smartwatch with longer battery life? Check out the $199 Samsung Gear 2 Neo – little brother of the Samsung Gear 2, which omits the camera and smartphone independent data capabilities.
With the season of giving bearing down on us, consider a gift for that special technophile in your life. Some of the latest in early-adopter tech includes smart home accessories, wearable techonology and even Bitcoin. But out of the thousands of tech products what’s worth buying and can you actually get your hands on it before […]
The latest entry in the Nexus devices comes with a $650 price tag, along with outstanding specs, the latest version of Android and touchless controls – but does the ginormous phablet size warrant a purchase?
The Nexus 9 just landed, and it’s hot – both in terms of newness, and temperature. It offers the beefiest specs in the Android world, along with a near doubling of prices over yesteryear’s models – but does the $399 HTC Nexus 9’s cutting-edge components justify its steep price increase? Competition In the tablet world, […]
According to the United States Defense Department, zapping your brain with electricity can make you smarter – a process known as transcranial Direct Current Stimulation. And now you can try it at home, too.
Many of us have never even touched a soldering iron – but making things can incredibly rewarding. Here’s ten of the most basic DIY electronics skills to help you get started.
Killing your SSD only requires a bit of laziness. You can preserve your warranty and extend your SSD’s lifetime by turning off hibernation. We show you why & how to do it.
The $250 Motorola Moto 360 Android Wear smartwatch fuses beautiful and sleek design with functionality.
Wearable tech, in its many shapes and forms, changes human-machine interaction.
The $249 Foc.us device shoots an electrical current into the brain – boosting one’s cognitive abilities.
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 […]