Intel Enables Thinner, Lighter, Longer Lasting Ultrabook Convertibles

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Intel announced new low power Intel processors destined for Ultrabooks and Ultrabook convertibles at CES 2013, alongside new tablet and smartphone processor options. These new processors are part of the third-generation Intel Core i family of processors announced last year at CES, but mark a more efficient processor that can deliver a better user experience through thinner, lighter, longer […]

ThinkPad Helix Business Ultrabook Convertible (Video)

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Today at CES Lenovo introduced its newest Ultrabook convertible for business or users who want a 1080p tablet that also functions as a notebook, the ThinkPad Helix. The new Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is an 11.6-inch Windows 8 convertible Ultrabook with a 1080p “rip and flip” display and the latest Intel Core i processors with vPro […]

Lenovo Announces Wireless Mobile Touch Display with Pen Support

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The Lenovo ThinkVision LT1423p is a wireless mobile display that connects to the your notebook to deliver a second screen with touch and pen support for mobile users. The 13.3-inch display is small and light enough to take on the go for multi-monitor productivity. Lenovo offers a wireless model with 10 hours of claimed battery […]

A Phablet Owner’s Wishlist for Android 5.0: Forced Tablet UIs

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Over the last few years, Google has made great strides in bringing a great user experience to the smartphone and to the tablet. With the debut of the Motorola Xoom almost two years ago, Google debuted Android 3.0, which for the first time brought the Android OS to the big screen officially with a new […]

GottaBe Pre-Paid? Here Are Some Things to Consider

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With Christmas around the corner, thrifty technophiles may be eyeing the latest smartphones and tablets but are balking at lengthy two-year service agreements that are typical in the U.S. along with the required voice and data plans. Fret not, as there are a number of prepaid options to fit your needs, but you do have […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 920 Review

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The Lumia 920 is Nokia’s second attempt at a Windows Phone flagship with U.S. carrier partner AT&T, effectively succeeding and replacing the Lumia 900 that debuted earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show. On paper, the Lumia 920 is an attractive smartphone, carrying over the award-winning Lumia 900′s industrial design, boasting greater integration with […]

Windows Phone 8X by HTC Review (HTC 8X)

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Having been a long-time Microsoft partner in the Windows Mobile era, HTC is returning to the roots that made it big by once again being a major Windows Phone partner with the release of the Windows Phone 8X by HTC smartphone, otherwise referred to as the HTC 8X. The device catapults Windows Phone into a […]

Disposable Computers Become the Trend for Apple

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In recent years, Apple has made eco-friendliness the meme behind its design decisions, highlighting the use of highly recyclable materials such as metal and glass. However, the messaging isn’t without caveats as power users who find themselves outgrowing their purchases year after year may have to part with their purchases, rather than being offered a […]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Review: The Perfect Pocket Notebook Replacement

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With the release of the original Galaxy Note, Samsung became the leader in the phablet market with the 5.3-inch smartphone that controversially straddles the smartphone and the tablet market with its large but portable display. Now, with the Note II, Samsung is continuing to refine its presence in this market that it helped popularize. And while […]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Impressions & Detailed Preview (Video)

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Though Samsung had debuted the Galaxy Note II, the company’s second-generation smartphone with a screen that’s roughly 5-inch large, in Berlin at the IFA trade show, the company recently brought the phablet to the U.S. to show it to American media in San Francisco, California and New York. Not much was said about specifics for […]

Amazon Lights New Fire Under Tablet Market

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As of this writing, there are still a lot of things we don’t know about today’s Amazon announcements of new e-Readers and Tablets. That said, one thing we do know, or rather one thing that has been overwhelmingly confirmed, Amazon is playing for keeps in the Tablet market. If this was an arms race, Amazon […]

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S III Review

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Samsung’s third generation flagship is arguably one of the best and most powerful smartphones available today on Sprint’s network. The 4G LTE-equipped Galaxy S III is not only a device that looks good on paper with sheer specs, but one that is able to deliver a great user experience to consumers thanks to added software […]

The Nexus 7: Google Has a Game Changer

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Most folks who follow my mobile and Tablet blogging here know that I really enjoy the iPad experience. Some (including my wife) say I enjoy it far too much. I’ve owned every edition since the original. Contrary to what the platform zealots believe, I’ve always been eager to take a look at what else comes […]

Nexus 7 Review: The 7″ Tablet to Beat

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The Google Nexus 7 is the best Android tablet I’ve used so far. This 7″-tablet isn’t going to topple the iPad from atop its tablet throne, but there’s a lot of value in the $199 device and it’s much more portable than the iPad. The Nexus 7 is a solid device, paired with the best […]

Will Google’s Nexus 7 Grow or Cannibalize the Android Tablet Market?

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When Google had set out to brand its own smartphones under the Nexus moniker, it ambitiously did so with the goal of setting industry trends that other OEMs–like HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola, and others–could follow. Now, with the smartphone market maturing, Google is focusing its attention on the tablet market to compete against Apple’s market-leading […]

Five Years Later and the iPhone is Almost an Adult

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Leaving a path of transformation, creation, and destruction in its wake, the iPhone launched five years ago, forever changing the computing landscape. Still, revolutionary as it has been, the iPhone’s life has barely begun.

Sony Xperia Ion Camera Samples

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We’ll definitely have a full review of Sony’s latest and competitive Android offering on AT&T’s fast 4G LTE network up soon, and compare the Xperia’s performance against AT&T’s other leading handsets. In the meantime, we had a chance to take the Xperia Ion’s 12-megapixel camera with single LED flash out to test in Los Angeles, […]