LG G Flex 2: The Curved Smartphone That Made Me a Believer

Curved. Adjective: A sure indicator that a phone is designed around a gimmick. Sample sentence: "Hey, I bought a curved phone yesterday," said the dumb gadget enthusiast. At least, that's how it's been for the past couple years. LG's new G Flex 2 redefines the word. » 2/18/15 11:00am 2/18/15 11:00am

Sony 4K Action Cam Hands-On: Giving GoPro a Run for Its Money

It's been a hard fight for Sony (and everyone else) who is trying to get a slice of that action camera pie GoPro is so effectively hogging. Sony has had some solid cams that offered best-in-class audio, but they've always fallen just a bit short beating GoPro on image quality and ease of use. This week Sony brought me… » 2/09/15 1:45pm 2/09/15 1:45pm

Windows 8 Developer Preview Now Available For Download

Microsoft just opened the floodgates for its Windows 8 Developer Preview. Navigate here and start your download before the servers get overloaded. While you wait, check out our earlier coverage of Windows 8 and the first slate. [Windows Dev Center] » 9/13/11 8:43pm 9/13/11 8:43pm

Wow! New Blackberry Bold Looks a Lot Like... Old Blackberry Bold

A Blackberry 9900 prototype model turned up today, and our friends at Engadget took it for a spin. It's got a slick new carbon fiberish back piece and a decidedly iPhoney industrial design tweak, but mostly it seems like a standard Madden-of-smartphones Blackberry Bold refresh. [Engadget] » 6/24/11 3:38pm 6/24/11 3:38pm

Death Rally's Return Remains a Must Play

The original was released for computers back in 1996 and published by Apogee as a top-down perspective racing game with guns. In the original (now available for free) you started out with a $500-or-so VW Beetle and competed in armed… [ Kotaku » 3/23/11 10:30am 3/23/11 10:30am]

LG G-Slate Hands-On: All the Features But Still Empty-Feeling

On paper, LG's G-Slate (or Optimus Pad, in Europe), should convince me to finally buy a tablet. It's running Android Honeycomb—check! Dual-core Tegra 2 chipset—check! 3D camera for video and photo trickery—check! So why did my experience with it just leave me...kinda chilly? » 2/14/11 9:56am 2/14/11 9:56am

Sharp's Parallax Barrier Technology and 3D Camera Seen In the Flesh—and…

Glasses-less 3DTV sounds like the greatest invention ever, right? But secretly, I think we were all worried it would look quite rubbish. After a lengthy session with Sharp's parallax barrier technology, I can say chin up! It's not that bad. » 9/03/10 11:08am 9/03/10 11:08am

A Quick Look at Samsung's Galaxy Tab Shows It's a Lot Better Than I…

A limited look at the Galaxy Tab showed me all I needed to see: this thing is great. I'm no fan of Samsung phones, and worried it would feel cheap, with TouchWiz an albatross around Android's neck. I was wrong. » 9/02/10 8:26am 9/02/10 8:26am

Hulu Plus Preview Invites Now Arriving

We've received a few tips now from readers who have received their Hulu Plus preview invites. Hulu is asking for feedback, and so are we: How's it all going for you, should you be one of the lucky few? » 8/01/10 5:15pm 8/01/10 5:15pm

Motorola Droid Reviewed: "You're Going To Love It"

Boy Genius came away with a great first impression of the Motorola Droid, but their expanded review of a pre-release version of the handset reveals more about why it might have the right stuff to take on the iPhone. » 10/23/09 5:10pm 10/23/09 5:10pm

1 vs 100 Makes You the Star of a Game Show from Your Couch

The first of its kind where television meets video games meets social entertainment, 1 vs 100 is an interactive game on XBL that takes you from screaming at your TV to being on the show. » 5/06/09 9:00am 5/06/09 9:00am

DPReview Does a 12-Page "Preview" of Nikon's D300

Phil over at DP Review is previewing the D300, and although they call it a preview, without verdict, it is a 12- page affair with almost every detail of the new camera. That photo above is a representation of the camera's 51 AF segments. Nuts, huh? He also runs down the liveviewfinder LCD and the HDMI output, along… » 9/12/07 3:25pm 9/12/07 3:25pm

Office 2007 Online Preview

Microsoft has put up an online "Beta 2 Test Drive" for people who are on the fence about upgrading. In case you don't want to install the actual Beta for fears that it'll interfere with your older version of office, this preview lets you check out what's new—and what's not. All you need is IE 5.5 or later and the… » 6/27/06 5:10pm 6/27/06 5:10pm