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Best For Music: PS4 or Xbox One?

Let's get one thing out of the way: Nobody buys a gaming console for music. Yes, modern consoles increasingly run all kinds of non-game apps — especially the entertainment kind — as the manufacturers of just about every type of consumer electronics aim to be the primary interface between people and their favorites 1s… » 11/29/13 4:00pm 11/29/13 4:00pm

No Third-Party App Support for You: How Apple iOS 7 Hoards Playlists

iOS users are delighted by the new iOS 7 rollout, available not only on the new iPhones, but on previous models as well. And unlike Android users, most of whom fail to upgrade to the latest operating system, iOS users tend to upgrade en masse, which means many, many people already have iOS 7 or will have it shortly. » 9/26/13 3:40pm 9/26/13 3:40pm

16 Classic Films that Got Future Tech Right

You can yell, "Beam me up, Scotty!" all you want, the only thing that will happen is you'll elicit a bunch of bemused stares from passersby wondering if you've bonked your head recently. The sad fact is human teleportation devices don't yet exist in 2013, and even if they did, the tremendous lag would make it… » 8/22/13 4:00pm 8/22/13 4:00pm

The Top 15 CES 2013 Celebrity Shills

At CES, the gadgets are supposed to be the star of the the show, but companies looking for an edge often turn to real-world stars to attract the maximum amount of attention to their products. This year in Las Vegas, everyone from Tim Tebow and Snooki to Carrot Top and Kelly LeBrock (yes, of Weird Science fame) will… » 1/07/13 7:20pm 1/07/13 7:20pm

What It's Like to Have a Nexus 7 As a Phone

Like most in the Android world, I've been steadily increasing my comfort zone on how big a screen I want. Back in the day, I was obsessed with getting my phone as small as possible, like Zoolander. Then I got my first smartphone in the Windows Mobile 6 days, and ever since then every device I get has a bigger screen… » 1/06/13 10:35am 1/06/13 10:35am