IFA 2016: Samsung’s third Gear smartwatch

Samsung sure loves doing its massive mic drops. At this year's IFA in Berlin, Germany, the South Korean tech company did it again, revealing to the European (and global) market an entire range of curved TVs and...

IFA 2016: ASUS unveils the ZenWatch 3

We love keeping a close eye on big overseas technology events like IFA; don't get us wrong. But with a trove of new products unveiled within a given number of days, and more making it out of the gate even befor...

A short checklist for solo travelers

Of course it's always fun to go somewhere new with your family, significant other, and/or friends. However, there's a different kind of thrill in exploring the world all by your lonesome. You get to do what you...

The newbie’s guide to Netflix

January 7, 2016 started out like any other work day. But everything changed a couple of hours later, and in quite a fashion. Netflix, one of the big video-on-demand (VOD) services in the U.S., had just become a...

Newbie’s Guide to Apple Music

As everyone began buying music online, I was one of the holdouts, sticking to my mp3s and CDs in defiance. When I finally went digital in 2013, I sided with the biggest player (and the only existing legal optio...

Sony’s X’s: The launch of the Xperia X line

Yep, this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) is officially in full swing — and so far many of the tech brands we know and love have really been piling it on. Guess that'll be enough to satiate us until the next...