Our Favorite Laptops, Cameras, Light Bulbs, and More

T.S. Eliot didn't know what the hell he was talking about—August is unquestionably the cruelest month. With only four more sweet weeks of summer left, every day that passes is just another reminder that we're about to be back in the lifeless dregs of fall. And what do we do when something upsets us? That's right;… » 8/02/13 10:00am 8/02/13 10:00am

Everything You Need if You're a Total Klutz with Your Gadgets

Do you break every gadget you buy, no matter how beautiful or expensive or great, or how careful you pretend to be? Yeah, same here. But that doesn't mean you've got to be relegated to a life of broken everything and empty bank accounts. Here's some gear that'll stand the test of your crippling irresponsibility. » 4/20/12 7:00pm 4/20/12 7:00pm

Razer Blade Review: Sharp, But...

» 3/01/12 11:46am 3/01/12 11:46am

There's something fundamentally broken in the world of PC laptops: Machines designed nearly four years ago still provide the basic model for how to build one correctly today. The Razer Blade is, in some ways, one of the best Windows laptops I've used in a long time. But I can't decide if it's merely ironic or… » 3/01/12 11:46am 3/01/12 11:46am

Our Favorite Laptops, Phones, Gadgets, Gear, and More

It's been another month, and an amazing batch of gadgets has once again piled up on our doorstep. If we were being honest about which we've loved the most the past few weeks, this list would be nothing but air conditioners. But apparently we're not allowed to do that. So here are the other gadgets that captured our… » 7/31/11 8:00am 7/31/11 8:00am

Sony Vaio Z: The Lightest Full-Horsepower 13-Inch Notebook Has a Heavy …

We worried about Sony. We gnashed our teeth and pounded our fists and wondered what had happened to this titan of tech. But between this sleek 2.5-pound full-voltage speed racing laptop and this morning's tablet wünderkinds, well, welcome back Sony. » 7/13/11 4:00pm 7/13/11 4:00pm

Intel's Wooing Companies Into Creating Ultra-Thin Ultrabooks

Running on Ivy Bridge, loaded with Thunderbolt ports and costing under $1,000, Intel's Ultrabook laptop segment is expected to be big news in late 2012—if you believe what Intel's saying, anyway. Digitimes claims Intel's attempting to lure 40 per cent of laptop manufacturers into creating Ultrabooks, but until Intel… » 7/04/11 10:40am 7/04/11 10:40am

The Best Gadgets (So Far)

The year's half over and summer is upon us. That can only mean one thing: it's time for the young among us to sit in a dark room and stare at a backlit screen for 18-20 hours a day (and for the rest of us to be jealous of them). Here's the newest batch of Bestmodo gadgets to keep you an unhealthy shade of alabaster and … » 7/01/11 11:00am 7/01/11 11:00am