Canon DSLR Video Compared: 1DX vs 5D Mark III vs T4i

Canon DSLRs are popular for video shooting, and you can pull beautiful footage from the low end Rebel series to the high end 1D series. But what is the difference in image quality in a price range from $1000-$7000? We've had a Rebel T4i, 5D Mark III, and 1DX all in ou possession, so we decided to take a closer look. » 8/16/12 12:40pm 8/16/12 12:40pm

Windows 8 on a MacBook Air: Beautiful and Kinda Broken

The MacBook Air is the most beautiful piece of computing hardware you can put in front of your face. Windows 8 is arguably the most exciting software counterpart right now—sorry, Mountain Lion. So what happens when you mix? Well, maybe not what you'd hoped. » 2/29/12 3:25pm 2/29/12 3:25pm

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 Test Notes: Worth the Wait?

This isn't the review of the BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 software. That comes tomorrow. Rather, these are just some early impressions and comparisons to the 1.0 software running through my head as I get acclimated with the thing. These opinions that may or may not change with time and familiarity. » 2/21/12 6:28pm 2/21/12 6:28pm

Test Notes: iPhone 4 Call Quality

The iPhone 4 is supposed to have better reception than prior generations. Its additional noise-cancellation microphone should result in better call quality and less distortion during chats. Our somewhat unscientific tests confirmed it—iPhone 4 is go for talk. » 6/24/10 7:08pm 6/24/10 7:08pm