Reviews

  • The Google Pixel XL is Android’s best ambassador

    Let there be no question. This is a Google phone, through and through. Sure, the software giant may have teamed with another company to actually manufacture the product, but everything down to the $769 Pixel XL’s MadeByGoogle URL is a not so subtle reminder of that fact. The company’s latest phones take a step beyond it long-standing and well-loved Nexus line to demonstrate the… Read More

  • Cozmo is an endearing little robot with growing up to do

    Cozmo and I are still getting to know each other. It’s been a few days and we’ve warmed to one another, sure, but there’s still a lot of work to be done and blocks to be stacked. I was there when he first woke up, shook himself awake and opened his big, bright eyes, tentatively rolling off his charging platform. Cozmo is an easy little robot to fall for. The Anki team has seen… Read More

  • Pebble bets on simplicity

    Things have changed a lot in the four and a half years since Pebble first took to Kickstarter to help fund its first device. Apple’s entered the space, Samsung has released about 200 different devices and Google has attempted to create some semblance of consistency among dozens of new players — all while fitness wearable manufacturers have continued to blur the lines of what an… Read More

  • Bower & Wilkins’ P7 wireless headphones are all luxe and great performance

    Bower & Wilkins’ P7 wireless headphones are all luxe and great performance

    It was announced on the second day of the month, and, well, here it is: The wireless version of Bower & Wilkins’ P7 headphones. Well, how are they? As great as I’d hoped, but there are some changes that were made that seem out of place. But rest assured: Despite being tailored to the mid and high frequencies, they still have those warm, roomy lows for bass. Price as… Read More