Remember when game consoles took a second place seat to going to the arcades? I won’t say that I miss losing the quarters, but there’s a certain thrill to standing in front of a screen and gripping a joystick with everything on the line. One that can’t be matched by tapping a touch-screen, no how. That's why I was so excited to try out the new iCade, an arcade 'controller' for iPads. Read our review after the jump!
Everyone is looking for an affordable speaker that you can really rock out to on the go. Sure, you can plug in one of those portable Radio Shack-type speakers that runs off a few "AA" batteries and listen to all of 1 watt of power that's lower volume than a flushing toilet. Alternatively, you could cop a SuperTooth Disco and party anywhere. I'd suggest the latter. I own one, so I know. Check out our review after the jump!
Ever wish you could afford one of those home security kits that protects your doors and windows and all that good stuff? And doesn't take any time to set up? Or maintain? And that doesn't have wires that you have to string all over the place? Oh, and cheap too? Read our resident tech expert's opinion on how this Swann Wireless Security System responds when you need it the most. Review after the jump!
What good is TV if you can’t watch it from everywhere in your house? Instead of being stuck in front of a TV in your living room, knock one out of the park by installing HDHomeRun. Dual tuners connect to a HDTV antenna or a digital cable (unscrambled) to stream live digital TV to your Mac or PC -- with the ability to watch two channels simultaneously. Before you ask, yes it offers 1080 HD. We wouldn't be talking about it if it didn't. Check out our full review after the jump.
Jun 23, 2011
Deciding which smart phone to buy is like being asked whether you think your friend’s sister is hot - whatever you say, you’re screwed. No matter how objective you try to be about what it has to offer your emotions will kick in. Your brain (without consulting you) will see some color or price break or another perk that it really, really likes. There is, however, a way to determine what makes a smartphone smart enough to consider as your next phone. It’s called your 'education' and this guide will hopefully walk you through the important factors one should think about when buying a new phone. Check it out after the jump!
May 25, 2011
We all love action movies, especially when the big screen is filled with huge explosions and people being blown to smithereens. You’d think with all the action movies released over the years that screenwriters, directors and movie studios would have gotten the message by now: don’t mess with the classic formula. But they don't seem to get it; instead opting to change what doesn't need changing. So, in the interest of helping out these doofuses, here are the 6 steps to making an action movie that guys will love. Check 'em out after the jump!
May 18, 2011