Is a Crappy Wi-Fi Signal Ruining Your Netflix Streams? Hy-Fi Routers…

The nerdiest thing our Matt Buchanan ever wanted was an awesome powerline router. I'll see your nerdiness, Matt, and raise you one. Hy-Fi Routers crossbreed Wi-Fi, ethernet, powerline, and MoCA to give you a mutant baby of ultimate internet reliability. The dream of consistently fast 100Mbps internet all over my… » 1/14/12 12:20am 1/14/12 12:20am

The Best Everything at CES

Well that about does it for CES. We managed to escape Las Vegas with our lives, most of our belongings, and almost none of our dignity intact. But for all our bellyaching, CES is fun. We saw some amazing things out in the desert this year. Here's a quick rundown of the best: » 1/13/12 8:00pm 1/13/12 8:00pm

Finally, Thunderbolt Stuff You Can Actually Buy Is on the Way

Thunderbolt is fast. Acutally, that's a simplistic view. It's incredibly fast (10Gbps bi-directional speeds!) and can handle multiple protocols. You can use Thunderbolt to attach a monitor, external drives, video capture devices, and hubs that support USB and Firewire. Real products are finally arriving, so we thought… » 1/13/12 7:20pm 1/13/12 7:20pm

For the First Time in Years, Your Next PC Will Be Amazing

By now you're maybe sick of hearing about ultrabooks, the best chance Windows rigs have to catch up to Apple laptops in design, usability, build quality, and general good-and-wantable-product-ness. Don't be. What's coming from PC manufacturers in 2012 isn't the inevitable, dreary sameness that's made laptops so boring… » 1/13/12 1:48pm 1/13/12 1:48pm

The World Needs More GIFs of Sam Biddle Dancing With CES Booth Babes

Sam already posted a video of his antics involving booth babes and a giant iPod dock. But a pack of admirers over at one Kanye West fan forum were so impressed with his, um, skills, that they GIF'd and meme'd to their hearts' content. You can find all the goodness right here. [Kanye To The] » 1/13/12 11:20am 1/13/12 11:20am

Okay, Nope: This Is the Best Booth at CES

I'm sure whatever booth Robbie checked out at CES is great, but the best booth at CES didn't come from an ultrabook or smart TV manufactuer. Nope, it came from Audi. I am steadfast in my belief that it is BETTER. Like OMGDONTEVENTRYTOARGUEWITHME better. What makes it so great, exactly? Um, have you looked at the photos … » 1/13/12 10:00am 1/13/12 10:00am