Best Buy’s Black Friday Tech Deals


Best Buy is discounting a lot of gadgets on Black Friday, but the retailer is limiting the quantity of some items at each store. This means most shoppers, even those that skip Thanksgiving dinner, will have to pass on the doorbuster deals and look deeper into Best Buy’s Black Friday circular. Below is a look […]

Walmart’s Best Black Friday Tech Deals

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Walmart’s advertising more than 1,400 Black Friday deals in a massive 45-page Black Friday ad. But it might not be worth waiting for hours in line this Thanksgiving to score gadgets unless you’re zeroed in on specific items that are worth the wait. Walmart is opening at 10pm on Thanksgiving for its first round of […]

Nokia 808 Pureview: Nokia Pureview from the Best Camera Phone Yet


The Nokia 808 Pureview is simply the best camera-phone we’ve seen so far. Its more capable than many dedicated cameras and is something to look at if you’re serious about high-quality photos on the go. Unfortunately, the Nokia 808′s Pureview camera is about the only thing to love about the device since it runs on Symbian, […]

iPhone 5S, iPad 5 Rumored for Mid 2013

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Rumors are claiming Apple’s iPhone 5S and next-generation iPad will launch in the middle of 2013, a bit earlier than many observers expect considering Apple’s seemingly moved to a fall release schedule. Digitimes points to industry sources that say Apple’s component suppliers are expecting large orders from the iPhone maker in March and April of next year. […]

iPod touch Review (5th Generation 2012)

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The new iPod touch is the best iPod Apple’s ever built, emulating the iPhone 5 in several areas. Its $299 starting price will be a turn off for some users, but it’s still the cheapest way to get the full iOS 6 experience in your pocket. The new iPod touch (5th generation, 2012) is miles […]

5 Apple Black Friday Deals You Can Get Right Now


Black Friday 2012 is four days away, but you don’t have to wait that long to score good deals on Apple’s popular iPods, iPads and MacBooks. While Apple waits until the last-minute to announce its Black Friday discounts, other retailers are getting a jump-start. Apple doesn’t typically offer deep Black Friday discounts. The company does […]

Black Friday iPhone 5 Deals Missing in Action

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Black Friday shoppers hoping to score a deal on the newly released iPhone 5 will be out of luck. Black Friday 2012, the unofficial kickoff to the holiday shopping season, is just a few days away and there isn’t a single credible iPhone 5 deal on the horizon. Retailers and wireless carriers generally discount phones and […]

Apple’s iMessage and Facetime Down, No Estimate on Fix (updated)

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Apple’s iMessage and FaceTime services are down for some users as of 3PM Pacific Standard Time. The two services went down earlier this afternoon and Apple is not reporting when the services will be restored. FaceTime is Apple’s video calling service that can be used to connect users on iOS mobile devices and Macs running […]

Mercedes-Benz: How a Mobile Site Was Done Right

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Mercedes-Benz USA recently revamped its Web site for mobile devices to better serve its customers. The new mobile site ( isn’t just a pared down version of the auto maker’s full site. Instead, it feels more like a mobile app, presenting information to shoppers and owners that they’re most likely to need while on the […]

Apple Gives iPad mini Owners Free Dock…2 Min. of Labor Required

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Apple provides every iPad mini owner with a free dock, but there is of course a catch. iPad mini users will have to sacrifice their tablet’s box and put in a couple of minutes of labor to transform it into a very usable stand and charging station. Apple sells the Smart Cover for iPad Mini […]

iPad mini Smart Cover Review

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The iPad mini Smart Cover offers some protection and convenience, but it is relatively expensive and doesn’t offer as much protection as some iPad mini users need. Although we strongly recommend protecting buying the Smart Cover or another iPad mini case, cover or wrap right away, we hesitate recommending the iPad mini Smart Cover for those on […]

iPad mini Review: The New Default iPad


The iPad mini is the best iPad yet and will likely become the default iPad choice for both consumers and businesses. It is both affordable and portable, two traits that are important no matter who’s shopping.  Apple has a huge hit on its hands, though it may take some time for the iPad mini to […]

Size Matters: iPad mini vs iPad vs iPhone 5

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The iPad mini sits well between the full-sized iPad and iPhone 5, fitting in as Apple’s first truly mobile tablet. Some Apple customers have held off buying the iPad mini because they think that it’s too similar to their current iOS devices.The spec sheets and bullet points don’t do the iPad mini justice. It is […]

iPad mini 4G LTE: AT&T vs Verizon vs Sprint

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The new iPad mini will soon be available with 4G LTE service from AT&T, Sprint and Verizon in addition to a Wi-Fi only version. Consumers should carefully weigh their options before selecting an iPad mini to make sure they get a tablet that will deliver the best mobile experience possible and that won’t break their […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Point-and-Shoot Cameras


Buying a camera as a gift can be challenging since there are so many cameras and options to choose from. We’ve put together a list of point-and-shoot cameras that we recommend, and in some cases use on a regular basis. Smartphone cameras are getting better and better, but dedicated cameras are still far better at […]

GoPro Intros Hero3, Most Advanced Sport Camera Yet

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GoPro unveiled its new Hero3 camera today, along with an incredible demo video that features athletes using the device around the globe. The GoPro Hero3 will be available in time for the holidays in three editions, including a $399.99 Black Edition that can shoot video at up to 4k resolution. Go Pro’s wearable and mountable […]

Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx Convertible Tablet Announced


Lenovo introduced the IdeaTab Lynx convertible tablet today at an event in New York. The two-part Windows 8 device features an 11.6″ tablet and a keyboard dock. The Lynx tablet starts at $599, with the keyboard dock adding another $149. The IdeaTab Lynx is one of four Lenovo Windows 8 convertible tablets in the news today, including the […]

Lenovo ThinkPad Twist Convertible for SMB Announced

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Lenovo unveiled the ThinkPad Twist, a convertible notebook for small businesses, at an event in New York this evening. The convertible notebook PC meets Ultrabook standards and offers the flexibility of keyboard and tablet computing in a single device. The ThinkPad Twist features a single hinge that rotates and folds the display’s back onto the […]

Lenovo Intros Yoga 11: Windows 8 RT Convertible Notebook

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Lenovo introduced the Yoga 11 convertible notebook tablet at a press event in New York this evening. The 11.6″ notebook features a dual-hinge design that allows the display to fold back 360-degrees and convert into a tablet. Lenovo is refreshing its notebook product line just in time for Microsoft’s Windows 8 consumer release, which is […]

SCOTTEVEST Fleece 7.0 Review


The SCOTTEVEST Fleece 7.0 is the smartest garment we’ve ever seen. The fleece features a pocket designed to carry an iPad and a specialized design that makes it easy to use a smartphone while it’s still in a pocket. I’ve used and reviewed SCOTTEVEST clothing for the past four years to avoid carrying bags, organize […]