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  • Mike Osborne – ‘Dawn’ Celebrates a Jazz Great and a Life Cut Short

    17 April 2015, 6:00 pm by: Michael Anderson

    A year ago when I reviewed the previously unreleased album ‘S.O.S.’, I didn’t single out each player for their amazing contributions because the album was more about bringing together three amazing musicians for an even more amazing outcome. Now with the…
  • Star Wars Battlefront Launches November 17th, Check Out the Trailer

    17 April 2015, 4:30 pm by: Michael Anderson

    The Star Wars Battlefront games released for PC and consoles back in 2004-5 were a big hit with fans, and the fun online play kept players engaged for several years. I also loved the PSP games Battlefront II, Renegade Squadron, and Elite Squadron. Now in time…
  • Spiderweb Cancels Avernum 2 HD After Launch, Halts All iOS Development

    17 April 2015, 3:30 pm by: Michael Anderson

    In January I reviewed Avernum 2, noting the iPad version Avernum 2 HD was set to release on April 15th. April 15th arrived, the game made it through Apple’s release process, but unfortunately iOS 8.3 arrived and broke the game. Rather than fix the game,…
  • Harman Kardon Soho Wireless Cut Cords for Music on the Go

    17 April 2015, 3:00 pm by: Dan Cohen

    I don’t want to even try to count the number of headphones that, between the two of us, Judie and I own. And when she reviewed the Harman Kardon Soho Headphones I’ll admit I was a bit jealous. We both have the Harman Kardon Soho Wireless Headphones and I…
  • HydraDock Rids You Of The Single Port Issue On Your New MacBook

    17 April 2015, 2:00 pm by: Greg Alston

    When you purchased that new MacBook, I’m sure you weren’t too thrilled to learn you’d only have one USB port, right? Sucks to be you right? But that may not be the case for too long as a startup by the name of KickShark is raising funds via Kickstarter…
  • Uiee is the World’s Smallest, Stylish Portable Charger

    17 April 2015, 1:30 pm by: Greg Alston

    You can never have enough charge for your device, no matter what anyone tells you. Having a decent battery life on the go is a necessity these days now that phones seem to get larger and more powerful. Luckily thanks to Kickstarter, there’s a new all-in-one…
  • Lunatik’s Epik is a Kit for Your Apple Watch That’s Stylish and Protective.

    17 April 2015, 12:00 pm by: Greg Alston

    If you ever held an iPad Nano on your wrist hoping it could one day be a watch, I’m pretty sure you’ve heard of Lunatik. If you haven’t, it’s worth noting that the company raised over $900,000 to turn the nano into a makeshift watch five years ago in…
  • Recon Instruments Now Shipping Jet Smart Glasses

    17 April 2015, 11:30 am by: Greg Alston

    Earlier this week, Canada-based Recon Instruments finally announced the launch of their Jet Smart Glass sports eyewear, after redesigning the device and delays to its release two years ago.   The Recon Jet Glasses are for those athletes that have a thing for…
  • Breaking News! The Alcatel IDOL 3 Is Available for Pre-Sale $199

    17 April 2015, 11:29 am by: Greg Alston

    Some exciting news arrived in our mailbox this morning! The Alcatel IDOL 3, their new 5.5-inch flagship smartphone announced back at Mobile World Congress, is now available for limited time early pre-sale for $199.99! “We’ve always differentiated…
  • Check Out Star Wars The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer #2!

    16 April 2015, 3:45 pm by: Michael Anderson

    Its hard to believe we’re so close to getting another glimpse into the Star Wars universe, as Star Wars The Force Awakens is set to arrive this Christmas. And to get all of us even MORE excited, as part of Star Wars Celebrations we get a new teaser trailer…
  • Amazon Having Another ‘Free App of the Day Bundle’ Sale!

    16 April 2015, 2:30 pm by: Michael Anderson

    Amazon is having another one of it’s amazing app deals, this time featuring 26 apps and games with a full retail price of $105 for FREE! Called the ‘Free App of the Day Bundle’, all of these games spent a day as a Free App, and are now all being…
  • Jawbone Rolls Out the UP2 and UP4 Fitness Trackers

    16 April 2015, 2:00 pm by: Carly Z

    Jawbone is quite busy these days. In addition to finally launching the UP3 Fitness Tracker that’s been delayed for months, they decided to get ahead of themselves and release two more trackers at the same time: a fairly simple UP2 device, and a high-end UP4…
  • The UAG Case for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Offers Great Protection

    16 April 2015, 1:30 pm by: Greg Alston

    UAG makes one of the most rugged cases for the iPhone, so I was excited when I received two different UAG cases for my iPhone 6 Plus to review.   Urban Armor Gear is a popular accessory company that makes tough yet featherweight cases for smartphones and…
  • 5 Reasons I Love the Garmin VivoActive SmartWatch & 3 Reasons I Don’t

    16 April 2015, 1:00 pm by: Michael Anderson

    Just as Apple Watch opened for pre-orders, the Garmin VivoActive arrived in stores and the hands of runners and athletes everywhere. I had written up announcement at CES, so I was thrilled to get one in my hands to play around with. Now after a week, I want to…
  • Roland Unveils JD-XA and Other Great Music Tech at Musicmesse 2015!

    16 April 2015, 1:00 pm by: Michael Anderson

    This week is the Musicmesse Festival in Frankfurt, Germany. This event, along with January’s NAMM, are the biggest events for the music industry and the place for new gear announcements. We won’t cover everything, but Roland has some new gear that simply…
  • Synology Announces New DS1515 and RS815 Network Attached Storage Devices

    16 April 2015, 10:15 am by: Perry Brauner

    On Tuesday, Synology announced the launch of two new NAS systems: the DS1515 for home and business and the rack mount RS815 for businesses. The DS1515 is a 5-bay system with a quad-core processor and the RS815 sports 4 bays and is only 12” deep. The DS1515…
  • Native Union’s JUMP Is a Cable/Battery Combo I Don’t Leave at Home

    15 April 2015, 1:00 pm by: Greg Alston

    One thing I end up dealing with often when out at happy-hour is my phone mysteriously dying. I don’t use my phone frequently when out, but over the course of the night, I keep bluetooth and Wi-Fi on, which obviously drains the battery. So when I was…
  • Bayan Audio soundbook GO Sounds Great on the Go and at Home

    15 April 2015, 1:00 pm by: Dan Cohen

    The portable Bluetooth speaker market has exploded in recent years and it is more and more difficult to stand out in such a crowded field. Bayan Audio has found a way to do just that with the soundbook GO, however. This small speaker sounds great, has a…
  • The Gear Ball Helps Me Keep My Mental Edge: A Review

    15 April 2015, 12:30 pm by: Greg Alston

    One thing I haven’t given up from my childhood is my love for puzzles. I’ve used Lumosity, and other third-party apps on my phone, but I wanted something more. So as a huge fan of Rubics cubes, I was happy to review Meffert’s Gear Ball puzzle. The Gear…
  • ‘Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser’ to Go Straight to Crackle

    15 April 2015, 9:15 am by: Joel McLaughlin

    Does anyone remember direct to video?  Yeah I do.  Usually that means the movie sucked so bad that it wasn’t worth the studio putting it in theaters.  Well it looks like direct to streaming seems to be a thing now that the mullet sporting David Spade…

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