Oh, sure, everyone’s got their personal pick for best smartphone of 2015. Maybe it’s for this reason, that reason, all the reasons. As demonstrated with our daily driver editorial last month, however, we all have our personal desires and requirements. To say that we should put down one another’s wants and needs would be rude at best. But when we take ourselves out of the equation … whew. Forums and comment sections become prothletising auction blocks.
The taco emoji. That’s it, thanks for reading.
In any year, you’ll get to see some major projects or startups put to bed. You’ll get products that come out of the factories just fine (at least with the quality assurance staff) and then up conking out in your face seconds after you open the box. And there’s always the unforced error. You know, the consumer flop that an R&D team somewhere thought would be a big hit.
We don’t take pleasure in exploiting hapless manufacturers through news and opinion pieces. But it wouldn’t be fair of [...]
When you’re just four days out from the new year, you know it’s time to whip your head over your shoulder and give a longing look at what you’ve been through before you close the door. We do it all the time since we’re nostalgia freaks, but especially this week.
We have today our top three wearable picks of 2015. While all of them are smartwatches (as opposed to, say, VR wear or fitness bracelets), the ones we chose are quite disparate in the look-and-feel department as well as software. And it’s not that we’re recommending these devices for [...]
Warning to our crew headed over to Las Vegas: pack light if you’re headed onto the floor. After terrorist attacks on several soft targets around the world and a going rate of more than one mass shooting event every day in the United States, it seems that the Consumer Technology Association wants to play it extremely safe running CES this year.
That means mandatory bag checks by hand, security scan queues, bomb-sniffing dogs and police armed to the nines while the show is going on January 6-9.
Further, visitors are limited to two bags measuring less than 12 x 17 x 6 [...]