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  • 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe is Bowtie’s Best Yet

    22 July 2014, 7:40 pm by: David Goodspeed

    With each passing model year the field of fullsize SUVs has grown smaller as many automakers have chosen to go to a large crossover utility platform. Not so at GM. Chevrolet has redesigned the 2015 Tahoe inside and out looking to make the model more functional…
  • Moto X Is $100 Off for 16 GB & $125 off for 32 GB & 64 GB Versions Until July 23

    22 July 2014, 11:15 am by: Wayne Schulz

    Sure the Moto X Android smartphone seems like it’s perpetually on sale, so I cannot say if you miss this current “sale” of $100 off a 16 GB (no contract) or $125 off a 32 or 64 GB that the deal will be lost forever. What I can tell you is that this is…
  • The Narrative Clip, A Gadget I Really Wanted to Love

    21 July 2014, 4:00 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    When the Narrative Clip arrived I was excited. Sure, having a small 5MP wearable camera that takes a new picture every 30 seconds would have been great during my recent trip to Israel but it sadly arrived the day after I left. Still, I could see many ways this…
  • The Sims 4 Gameplay Preview Video Releases

    21 July 2014, 2:15 pm by: Michael Siebenaler

    Electronic Arts has released a The Sims 4 gameplay preview video featuring raw video footage to prime players for the worldwide September 2, 2014 release on PC and Mac computer. In the future, players might also likely see eventual The Sims 4 console…
  • Case Logic Berkeley Plus Backpack: From Babies to Books, It’s Got Your Back

    21 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: carly zektzer

    We were using a generic LL Bean backpack as a diaper bag, but when sent the Case Logic Berkeley Plus to review, we switched to it as our main backpack and never looked back. This is a backpack meant for a 15.6″ laptop, but we found it does an amazing job…
  • The Incipio OffGRID Thin iPhone Battery Case is the Total Package

    20 July 2014, 7:00 pm by: Perry Brauner

    I love iPhone battery cases. They’re convenient because they provide an extra boost when your phone’s battery inevitably wears down, but most battery cases are bulky and heavy. Introducing the Incipio offGRID, a thin battery case for the iPhone 5 and 5s…
  • IOGEAR Wireless Mobile and PC to HDTV With WiDi and Miracast Review

    20 July 2014, 4:00 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    Apple TV lets you access iTunes or view content from a Mac or iOS device on the big screen. The same holds true for Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV. Unfortunately, each only works with devices in that company’s ecosystem. Looking for something more…
  • These Optical Illusions Will Blow Your Mind

    20 July 2014, 12:15 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    We now live in a world where you cannot simply believe that a picture or video is real. After all, computer graphics have become so powerful that, in the right hands, technology can make things appear far different than they actually are. That noted, as these…
  • Sony Digital Noise Canceling Headset MDR-NC31EM Review

    19 July 2014, 1:00 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    I tend to avoid device-specific accessories these days. My reasoning is simple. You see, I find myself changing my phone and tablet frequently, and I want accessories that will outlast any specific device. The Sony Digital Noise Canceling Headset MDR-NC31EM is…
  • Panasonic Helps Preparation for Hurricane Season

    19 July 2014, 12:15 pm by: Travis Ehrlich

    Hurricane Season is upon us, and Texas eyes are closely watching the Gulf of Mexico. Chances of being affected may be slim, but Gulf Coast residents must always be prepared. Panasonic’s Bluetooth enabled phone system is designed to keep communication open…
  • Todd Pavlisko’s Richard Pryor Portrait Made of Hang Tags

    18 July 2014, 4:15 pm by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    One of the highlights of Kev’s and my recent visit to the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC was the huge Richard Pryor portrait by Todd Pavlisko made of plastic retail hang tags. Pavlisko is a contemporary pop artist known for his “partly facetious…
  • Amazon Announces Kindle Unlimited

    18 July 2014, 8:40 am by: carly zektzer

    Amazon has officially announced Kindle Unlimited, a $9.99 all you can read monthly ebook subscription. This was leaked earlier in the week, but now we have more details on this ebook and audiobook service! The killer feature here that could hurt other…
  • Kim Kardashian: Hollywood is Evil and Addictive, Which Is Why We Love It

    17 July 2014, 4:00 pm by: carly zektzer

    My name is Carly and I have a very shameful confession: I’ve become hooked on Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. I want to stop, but every time I think it’s over, I duck back in…one more chance to make the A-list. Worse, I’ve dragged Judie into my shame…
  • Disney Karaoke: Frozen App Review for iPad

    17 July 2014, 12:30 pm by: Michael Siebenaler

    You’ve seen all the different variations and spoofs of “Let It Go” by Idina Menzel from Frozen, Disney’s animated film remake of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen story. Now it’s your turn to perform, record, and share your musical…
  • The Peak Design Slide, Clutch and Anchor Links Must-Haves for Camera Folks

    17 July 2014, 11:30 am by: Daniel Cohen

    When Judie and I were at CES 2014, I kept my camera handy at all times thanks to the Capture Clip from Peak Design. (Read the review.) The Capture Clip started as a Kickstarter Project and quickly became a favorite way for me to carry my camera. Now the…
  • Amazon Kindle Unlimited – $9.99 – Coming Soon

    16 July 2014, 2:30 pm by: Wayne Schulz

    Amazon is reportedly testing a new offering named Kindle Unlimited according to a series of images posted on their site which have since been removed. For $9.99 per month, Kindle users could have access to over 600,000 Kindle eBook titles and thousands of…
  • Gear Diary Giveaway Winners Announced!

    16 July 2014, 2:15 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    We had two great contests running at the beginning of this month, and we have three big winners to announce. The items up for giveaway were the Monster 24K Over-The-Ear-Headphones (read the review), the Timbuk2 Aviator Pack (read the review), and the BlueAnt…
  • Soundsight Headphones Are Now Available for Preorder

    16 July 2014, 1:30 pm by: Perry Brauner

    Think of a mash-up between Beats headphones, Instagram, and GoPro, and you’ll have some sense of what the Soundsight headphones are about. Soundsight is a newly introduced product that will combine high-quality Bluetooth headphones with a 1080p camera to…
  • ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′ the Video Game Review on Wii U

    16 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Michael Siebenaler

    How to Train Your Dragon 2 The Video Game starts players with one of five familiar characters (with two more unlocked later) amid a mini-game-type format with nice multiplayer and Gamepad-only gameplay options. Players get a memorable open world experience in…
  • Kinivo Bluetooth Car Kit (BTC455) Review – My 2008 SUV Is So 2014 Now!

    16 July 2014, 11:00 am by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    A short while ago, I wrote about the Kinivo Bluetooth Car Kit; well, they’ve sent me one to review, and I like it so much that I will be ordering at least two more. Why? Because now my non-Bluetooth equipped SUV is now able to stream music and take…

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