Category : Computer

The future of iPhone: An iPhone in every size?

Every few years since its inception, the design of Apple’s iPhone tends to go through some major changes. The first three iPhones are all similar to each other; the iPhone 4 brought sharper corners and glass backs; the iPhone 5…

Comments Off on The future of iPhone: An iPhone in every size? / 5 View / October 28, 2017

Smartphone-controlled paper airplanes prove everything is better with Bluetooth

Adding Bluetooth, a propeller, and steering to a paper airplane is the future we always dreamed of. A Kickstarter project, PowerUp Dart, is a Bluetooth-enabled paper airplane kit that makes the 12-year-old in all of us smile. And so far, it’s raised…

Comments Off on Smartphone-controlled paper airplanes prove everything is better with Bluetooth / 5 View / October 22, 2017

Oculus Go is VR’s biggest milestone, and its greatest compromise

It’s easy to dismiss Oculus Go. Not unlike Gear VR or Daydream, Go offers the world yet another headset that’s stripped of everything that makes VR so promising. It’s not attention grabbing, certainly isn’t sexy, and it doesn’t offer anything others don’t, at least…

Comments Off on Oculus Go is VR’s biggest milestone, and its greatest compromise / 2 View / October 13, 2017

HOW TO SIDELOAD APPS ON YOUR FIRE TABLET

When you bought your Kindle Fire, maybe you knew that you were entering a world without the Google Play Store, and did it anyway. Or, perhaps you were surprised to find out that you weren’t able to find apps like…

No Comments / 6 View / September 29, 2017

ASUS VIVOBOOK W202NA REVIEW

THE PROS Durable design ; Long battery life ; Bright display ; Excellent sound ; Solid performance THE CONS Display could be more colorful ; Poor webcam ; Creaky trackpad ; Windows 10S limitations VERDICT The Asus VivoBook W202NA is…

No Comments / 10 View / September 28, 2017

Does the S Pen keep you coming back to the Galaxy Note line?

One of the more common reactions to the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 8 recently was that it looked a lot like the Galaxy S8+, and, even more so, was basically the same phone with a slightly larger display. There are a…

No Comments / 4 View / September 2, 2017

HTC U11 owners, are you using Edge Sense?

Gimmicks are a means to an end for many smartphone manufacturers. They need a way to have their device stand out in a crowded smartphone market, and one easy way to do that is to offer a new feature, or…

No Comments / 11 View / August 28, 2017

Uber and Lyft are losing their fight against unionization

A federal judge has dealt a blow to ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, after dismissing an appeal to block legislation that would allow their drivers to unionize. US District Court Judge Robert Lasnik rejected the lawsuit filed by the US…

No Comments / 8 View / August 20, 2017

All Apple had to do to sell iPads was make them cheaper

It’s been about a year and a half since Apple introduced the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. It was a great device, but it also made Apple’s tablet lineup more confusing than ever. I wrote at the time that Apple seemed to be just throwing…

No Comments / 6 View / August 16, 2017

Fitbit CEO says its first smartwatch will be ready for the holidays

Looks like Fitbit’s new smartwatch will arrive before the holiday season, according to the company’s CEO. In its second quarter earnings report, he noted that the wearable is “is on track for delivery ahead of the holiday season and will drive a…

No Comments / 12 View / August 11, 2017