Tom Brady's pricey PJs pack 'recovery tech' for athletes

Tom Brady's pricey PJs pack 'recovery tech' for athletes

Under Armour's new TB12 pajamas aren't cheap, but they promise to rejuvenate your body after workouts. And they just might work, according to a study from the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

01/05/17

New Balance RunIQ is Android rival to Apple Watch Nike+

New Balance RunIQ is Android rival to Apple Watch Nike+

New Balance this week announced at CES a run-focused smartwatch that's designed to go head-to-head with Apple's Nike+ fitness watch. The two high-end devices have a number of similarities — and some key differences.

01/05/17

Budweiser 'smart' beer fridge encourages drinking on the job

Budweiser 'smart' beer fridge encourages drinking on the job

The new 'Bud-E Fridge' IoT smart refrigerator automatically orders more beer for you and your coworkers when supplies get low, and it's available for a limited time for free, if you're located in Chicago, New York or Los Angeles.

12/06/16

Why Samsung should release a Note 8

Why Samsung should release a Note 8

Samsung denies reports that it's planning to release another Note smartphone, but it would be a major misstep for the company to do away with what is perhaps its most important smartphone brand. Here's why.

10/26/16

Google makes more than Samsung, Apple on flagship phone

Google makes more than Samsung, Apple on flagship phone

The price Google charges for its Pixel XL smartphone is closer to what it costs to make the phone than what both Samsung and Apple charge for the GS7 and iPhone 7, but Google still makes more money. Here's why.

10/25/16

Another very bad week for Samsung (with two bright spots)

Another very bad week for Samsung (with two bright spots)

Samsung's Note7 smartphones still might not be safe to use and Canada recalled hundreds of thousands of the company's washing machines. On the plus side, it acquired an AI startup and Samsung stock hit an all-time high … all in a...

10/06/16

'New Mac' scented candle smells nothing like a new Mac

'New Mac' scented candle smells nothing like a new Mac

What do you buy the Apple 'Fanboi' who has it all? A 'New Mac' smell candle, of course.

10/04/16

BlackBerry (finally) says it's done making smartphones

BlackBerry (finally) says it's done making smartphones

This week BlackBerry announced it has produced its last smartphone, though the company plans to partner with other hardware makers and continue to sell BlackBerry-branded phones.

09/28/16

Why didn't Apple release iPhone 7 sales numbers?

Why didn't Apple release iPhone 7 sales numbers?

For one of the first times since it introduced the iPhone, Apple didn't report initial sales numbers for a new phone. The company says it stopped sharing such numbers because they're no longer representative. But is Apple just doing...

09/27/16

Your local library is a treasure trove of free digital media

Your local library is a treasure trove of free digital media

Mobile applications such as OverDrive, Zinio and Hoopla provide free access to thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and movies — all you need is a public library card.

09/23/16

Is the Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod worth $300?

Is the Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod worth $300?

The new Hasselblad camera 'Mod' for Moto Z DROID smartphones is now available via Verizon and Motorola. This quick hands-on video review spotlights the expensive camera's strengths and limitations.

09/16/16

Samsung stops Note7 shipments on reports of battery fires

Samsung stops Note7 shipments on reports of battery fires

The Galaxy Note7 has received rave reviews from critics, but some early units reportedly have a very serious battery flaw, and Samsung already stopped shipping the new Note in South Korea.

09/01/16

Why gas stations want you to turn off your phone — but nobody ever does

Why gas stations want you to turn off your phone — but nobody ever does

Many U.S. gas stations print warning on their pumps that explicitly instruct drivers to turn off their phones. But no one does. Here's why.

08/24/16

Note7 iris scanner not quite ready for prime time (video)

Note7 iris scanner not quite ready for prime time (video)

The iris scanner in Samsung's Galaxy Note7 smartphone is a breakthrough in mobile biometric authentication. Unfortunately, it's also not reliable.

08/19/16

Android, iOS bug bounty biz is booming

Android, iOS bug bounty biz is booming

Hackers who identify and document proven critical software vulnerabilities in Android or iOS stand to cash in big time, thanks to new bug bounty increases from Apple, Google and at least one security firm.

08/11/16

Why you should water test your GS7 Active ASAP

Why you should water test your GS7 Active ASAP

Samsung reportedly acknowledged that some defective Galaxy S7 Active devices are susceptible to water damage, but the company isn't making it easy for consumers to tell if they bought bum phones.

08/09/16

What the designer of Samsung's sexiest phones thinks about your ugly case

What the designer of Samsung's sexiest phones thinks about your ugly case

The man who designed 'the world's best-selling Android smartphone' and Samsung's new Note 7 shares what it feels like to see consumers cover up all of his hard work with ugly phone cases.

08/03/16

At MGM casinos, you can stay in your room and still lose everything

At MGM casinos, you can stay in your room and still lose everything

Anyone connected to the Wi-Fi networks of nine MGM Resorts casinos in Las Vegas can now play online versions of slots, bingo and poker using a laptop or mobile device from wherever they're located.

07/14/16

BlackBerry Classic death marks end of key(board) era

BlackBerry Classic death marks end of key(board) era

BlackBerry this week announced that it will no longer manufacture the Classic smartphone, the company's only remaining — and possibly last — U.S. device available in the 'candy bar' form factor that once made BlackBerry THE name in...

07/06/16

The dirty little secret 'rugged' phone makers won't tell you

The dirty little secret 'rugged' phone makers won't tell you

A number of leading phone manufacturers, including Samsung and Motorola, 'ruggedized' some of their flagship products in an attempt to reduce screen shatters. But they overlooked another common area of display damage: scratches.

06/30/16

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