Elmo Live Video Review (Verdict: Buy If You Love Your Children)

Yesterday marked the arrival of Elmo Live, the rapping, dancing and storytelling animatronic doll »10/14/08 7:00am10/14/08 7:00am that'll be burning up retail this holiday season, Great Depression or not. We got one of the little guys, and thoroughly evaluated his MC skills, jokes and hugging ability. He's a fun little dude, at least for a short…

Talking to the Magellan Maestro 4050, the First Portable Navigator With Voice Recognition

I was lucky enough to get my hands on the first production model of the Magellan Maestro 4050, that is, the very first portable navigation device with voice recognition. And while it doesn't hear everything I yell at it, and I can't control everything it does using only my lovely baritone, it's an amazing first… »6/05/07 9:56pm6/05/07 9:56pm