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In defense of the Chromebook Pixel

In defense of the Chromebook Pixel

Nothing about Google’s Chromebook Pixel makes sense. Maybe that’s intentional… It’s a) silly, and b) gorgeous. The only logical question about Pixel is “why would a successful company build a product that is entirely illogical and entirely unsellable”? I can think of three reasons… The fridge Back in January I spent a...

LED LCD vs. plasma vs. LCD

LED LCD vs. plasma vs. LCD

Debating on what HDTV technology to buy? Debate no longer. OK, not too much longer.  For me, personally, I have always liked the Plasma TV better – for me, the deeper blacks and image consistency win over everything else.  For you though, there may be other thing that could sway you to choose another technology. In this television technology trifecta,...

Should you buy an iPad mini, a Kindle Fire HD, or a Nexus?

Should you buy an iPad mini, a Kindle Fire HD, or a Nexus?

Credit to and written by David Gewirtz for DIY-IT You might think the big decision is about which has the best hardware, but you’d be wrong. In fact, the big decisions are all about price and ecosystem. David Gewirtz has the details inside. The tablet market is moving at warp speed. Back in July, I wrote How to decide: should you buy the Nexus 7 or the...

Top 5 smartphone picks for the holiday season

Top 5 smartphone picks for the holiday season

There are some very compelling smartphone choices as we reach the end of 2012. It’s easy to pick five great phones, but a bit tougher to put them in order. Heading into the holiday season, there are once again some excellent smartphone choices and you really can’t go wrong with any of them. Here are my top five smartphones to end 2012. Number 1:...

I like the iPad Mini more….than 1, 2 or 3!

I like the iPad Mini more….than 1, 2 or 3!

I wasn’t expecting much, to be honest, but the iPad mini is a great device. Along with many other gadget fans, I watched as it was unveiled and compared to the iPad 2, instead of the latest generation iPad. I was surprised to hear that there would not be a retina display, so I figured I’d buy it just so I could play and write about it. Well, I got...

Like Apple, Google Now Has Devices That Come in Three Sizes

Like Apple, Google Now Has Devices That Come in Three Sizes

    From top: the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. With the addition of its new iPad Mini, Apple offers touch-screen devices in three sizes. Now Google is matching that by introducing a tablet that is meant to compete directly with the larger iPad. Google on Monday unveiled the Nexus 10, a 10-inch tablet it developed with Samsung, and a new phone, the...

2011 Smartphone Top 10 – Gift Guide

2011 Smartphone Top 10 – Gift Guide

Summary: Apple’s  iOS and Google Android are the two clear leaders in the smartphone market here  in the U.S. so it was easy to pick the top two devices from these platforms.   The next eight were not as easy in such a competitive market. The beginning  of the year always starts with a bang with smartphones being revealed at CES,  Mobile World Congress and...

Holloween Tech – Electro Screamery!

Holloween Tech – Electro Screamery!

Halloween is about fun, candy and costumes — but it is also about crippling, blood-curdling fear. If you have forgotten about the true meaning of Halloween, the following gadgets should be scary enough, creepy enough and just plain weird enough to remind you. Electronic serial killer shower curtain Showers are invigorating, but after showering with the...

APPLE iOS 5 Update – Due TODAY!!

APPLE iOS 5 Update – Due TODAY!!

Midnight came and went as many Apple users were disappointed at the no-show of iOS. From Apple’s usual release time, however, it’s highly possible that iOS will roll out Wednesday at 1 p.m. EDT. For the next four hours, you may not want to waste your time by constantly hitting the update button oniTunes.  Dubbed a major and incredible...

STEVE JOBS – REST IN PEACE!!!

STEVE JOBS – REST IN PEACE!!!

Here’s to your 56 years of truly innovative life Mr. Jobs! Thanks for all that you brought to his world. You will be missed!