video reviews

Google is bringing video reviews to Google Maps

We’re still very far away from real-time Google Street View or satellite imagery on Google Maps, but Google is, for the first time, introducing video in parts of its mapping service. Users who a

Video Review: Samsung SyncMaster XL2370 23-inch LED backlit monitor

Short Version: Samsung’s SyncMaster XL2370 is a 23-inch LED backlit monitor that retails for around $300. At under eight pounds and less than two inches thick, there’s a lot to like here.

Two Minute Review: Ford GT40 Series Car Mouse

<img src="">The Ford GT40 Series Car Mouse from is a $50 wireless mouse stuffed in a replica Ford GT. This is defin

Review: Guitar Hero: Metallica (Xbox 360)

<img src=""><strong>Short Version:</strong> If you're a Metallica fan, this may quickly become your new fa

Video Review: Vestalife Butterfly Dock for iPod

<img src="">The Vestalife Butterfly is an $80 iPod dock with no remote control and so-so sound quality. The build quality is okay, but

Video Review: Batter Blaster pancakes in a can

<img src="">I took a deep personal interest in Batter Blaster when I first covered it way back in October of 2007.

Video Review: Acoustibuds Earphone Adapters

<img src=""><strong>Short Version:</strong> Promising to stay in better, sound better, and feel better than the earpieces on your stand

Video Review: Snuggie Blanket

<img src="">The Snuggie Blanket – as seen on TV!!! – is a miracle of modern technology. See, it’s a blanket except it has arm holes. You stick your

Video Review: Philips Prestigo SRT 9320 fancy-pants touchscreen remote control

<img src="" />There's an episode of Seinfeld (“<a HREF="">The Slicer</a>”) where George and J

Video Review: Argosy HV675 MediaPlay

<img src=""><strong>Short Version:</strong> The HV675 walks the line between ease of use and speed when it comes to getting video cont

Review: Health Energy Potion

<img src="">Health Energy Potion is a tiny 1.69-ounce energy drink that resembles a health vial from a video game. And sure enough, the

Video Review: FyreTV

<img src="">FyreTV is a set top box that streams on-demand video (perhaps not the kind of video you’re thinking of) for

Review: EOS wireless audio system

Short Version: The EOS wireless audio system is dead simple to set up and use, although a high price tag and so-so sound quality might keep some people away.

Review: Clarity C900 cell phone for seniors

Quick Version: The idea behind the Clarity C900 mobile phone is sound – big keys, bright display, loud ringer, emergency call button – but the interface might be a bit feature-heavy and confusing

Review: Medis 24/7 Power Pack fuel cell charger

Short Version: The Medis 24/7 Power Pack makes for a good, easy-to-use emergency charging kit to keep in the car or for use anywhere without access to conventional power. At $30 to $50, it’s relativ

Review: Logitech Pure-Fi Anytime for iPhone/iPod

Quick Version: The $99.99 Pure-Fi Anytime is a good choice as an alarm clock and single-room speaker system. If you’ve got your life on your iPhone, you’ll appreciate this gadget as it pulls doubl

Review: Motorola Renegade V950 (Sprint)

Quick Version: The Motorola Renegade V950 is a good choice for people who want a rugged phone with excellent call quality and push-to-talk capabilities. What’s more, Motorola and Sprint-Nextel manag

Review: Penguin Home Soda Maker

You probably don’t need an entire review to help you decide whether or not you want a soda -making machine, but if you’re at all interested in making your own carbonated beverages then the Penguin

Review: Microsoft Lifecam Show webcam

You’ll like it if you’re looking for a high-quality webcam with decent software, autofocus, and good low-light performance. But not if you’re a Mac user or you can’t justify spending $100 on a

Review: Samsung SC-MX20 digital memory camcorder

At $249, the Samsung SC-MX20 falls delicately between cheap flash-based camcorders and more expensive hard drive-based camcorders. It strips down some features that may not be necessary in the first p
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