• Hands On With The Galaxy S5 And The New Galaxy Gear Bands

    Hands On With The Galaxy S5 And The New Galaxy Gear Bands

    We came, we saw, we checked our heart rates. As Samsung moves into wearable territory with the new Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Gear 2 bands, including the Neo and the Fit, we found that the devices were less about taking photos, media sharing, and other frippery and more about active designs aimed at users who are running, hiking, and braving suburban environments. Read More

  • Acer Unveils Thinnest Ultrabook At 15mm: The Aspire S5

    Acer Unveils Thinnest Ultrabook At 15mm: The Aspire S5

    Just as we expected, the first of what I'm sure will be plenty of ultrabooks has just showed itself at the CES International show in Las Vegas. Acer just announced what they're calling the world's thinnest ultrabook: the Acer Aspire S5. Just 15mm thick at its thickest point, the 13.3-inch ultrabook sports a magnesium alloy cover, with all of the same requirements were seeing out of ultrabooks… Read More

  • Hands On With The Awesome New Sonos iPad Controller [Video]

    Hands On With The Awesome New Sonos iPad Controller [Video]

    Sonos stopped by our office in San Francisco today to show off their newest toy: the iPad controller app. Those familiar with the iPhone/iPod touch version of the controller will feel at home here, though obviously the larger screen allows Sonos to do some more creative music management things with the UI. It looks to be a pretty killer way to manage multiple Sonos systems throughout your home (it… Read More

  • The Viliv S7's battery gets tested in Korea

    The Viliv S7's battery gets tested in Korea

    Viliv went all official on the S7 a couple of weeks ago. The hot convertible tablet definitely sparked my interest, especially the 4700mAh lithium polymer batter that is said to have up to 9.5 hours. That's hot. Well, some folks in Korea got their hands on the portable and put that battery to the test. The results really aren't that surprising. Read More

  • Samsung S5 just may support FLAC: Can the iPod do that?

    Samsung S5 just may support FLAC: Can the iPod do that?

    Rumors from la France point to a Samsung S5 firmware update that will enable FLAC playback. I know that a grand total of seven of you have so much as seen an S5, but I bring it up merely to point out that, you know, there are other portable players out there beyond the iPod family. And for some people, the lack of FLAC support—no, Apple lossless doesn’t cut it—makes the iPod an… Read More