Sony A7s Review: The New King of Full-Frame Video

Sony's moves in the field of consumer electronics can seem genius at times, and baffling at others. Its new full-frame mirrorless camera, the A7s, is a little bit of both. It's a camera that looks and functions exactly as previous A7 models, but with a few very specific, and exciting, features especially suited to… » 7/16/14 11:26am 7/16/14 11:26am

Structure Sensor Review: A Tiny 3D Scanner With Huge Potential

Structure Sensor, the world's first iPad 3D scanner, is the sixth highest-earning project ever funded on Kickstarter and one of the most highly-anticipated gadgets of the year. Does it deliver on the promises that made thousands of backers feel like they were seeing the technology of 2020? It definitely feels like a… » 7/09/14 12:00pm 7/09/14 12:00pm

VapeXhale Cloud Evo Review: Putting the Zen Back in Home Vaporizing

With their flashing lights, roaring fans, and Blade Runner-esque designs, a lot of tabletop vapes these days place more emphasis on maintaining hyper-precise temperature gradients than in providing a relaxing and enjoyable user experience. The new Cloud Evo takes a refreshingly zen approach. » 6/30/14 4:20pm 6/30/14 4:20pm

The Internet's Own Boy: Why Aaron Swartz's Story Matters More Than Ever

Aaron Swartz's story is a complicated one, with many moving parts—it's no easy task to do them all justice with a single film. But The Internet's Own Boy, a new documentary that chronicles the late 26-year-old's internet activism, fight against the feds, and ultimate death, manages to sew them up into one seriously… » 6/26/14 5:20pm 6/26/14 5:20pm

Sharp Aquos Q+ HDTV Review: Not 4K But Pretty Darn Close

Those of us currently in the market for a new television are faced with a difficult choice: Pay through the nose for a 4K set or spend a fraction of that on another HD television that will be obsolete sooner than later. However, Sharp offers a third option: the Aquos Q+, an almost UltraHD TV with a mid-range price to… » 6/20/14 4:40pm 6/20/14 4:40pm

Leica T Review: A Camera Should Not Be a Luxury Object

When Leica, the German company synonymous with design and quality, announces a new camera, people pay attention. The announcement of the Leica T, its new mirrorless camera system, was no exception. But when you're paying this kind of money, substance should be right there with style. » 6/19/14 4:12pm 6/19/14 4:12pm

Your Yelp Complaints Are Being Used to Track Food Poisoning in NYC

You wake up and there is definitely something wrong with your stomach. Could it be the tacos last night? Oh man, it was definitely the tacos at that dirty joint. So what do you do? You whine about your diarrhea on Yelp as a warning to would-be taco eaters. And now, the health department might call you up. » 5/22/14 7:00pm 5/22/14 7:00pm