Comcast's X1 OS Can Now Stream Video From Smartphones to Your TV

Comcast's X1 entertainment OS is getting a big update which will improve features across the platform's services, and also introduces a slew of new ones to the mix as well. The result will change how you use Comcast services across your TVs, mobiles devices, and computers. » 4/29/14 9:30am 4/29/14 9:30am

NASA's Inventing In Style with Awesome Robot Pants

You already have NASA to thank in part for everyday, Earthly wonders like memory foam and water filters, but a new one is coming to the list: powered exoskeletons. » 10/13/12 12:07pm 10/13/12 12:07pm

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review: What the Future of Laptops Should Be

The Lenovo X1 Carbon does the impossible. It makes a business laptop—a business anything—cool. Cool because it looks good, sure, but also because it works the way it's supposed to. And somehow, that's become one of the bigger compliments in tech. » 8/17/12 2:40pm 8/17/12 2:40pm

Lenovo X1 Carbon: Holy Crap

The Lenovo X1 Carbon arrived at our office a few days ago, and while the full review will be up early next week, we wanted to give you our first impressions of Lenovo's ruggedized ultrabook. So far: Really good. » 8/10/12 2:00pm 8/10/12 2:00pm

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon: The Ultralight, Semi-Rugged Carbon Fiber…

Tablets may be the next big thing in mobile computing, but don't count out ultrabooks just yet. At least not until you've given Lenovo's Thinkpad X1 Carbon—a feather-weight, carbon fiber workhorse a closer look. It's tough, it's light, and you don't have to be an office drone to crave it. » 5/15/12 12:01am 5/15/12 12:01am

Everything You Need if You're a Total Klutz with Your Gadgets

Do you break every gadget you buy, no matter how beautiful or expensive or great, or how careful you pretend to be? Yeah, same here. But that doesn't mean you've got to be relegated to a life of broken everything and empty bank accounts. Here's some gear that'll stand the test of your crippling irresponsibility. » 4/20/12 7:00pm 4/20/12 7:00pm

Lenovo X1 Hybrid Laptop Hands On: Half Android, Half Windows, All…


I just got some mitts-on time with Lenovo's new notebook, the X1 Hybrid. What's interesting about it is that it can boot into a battery-doubling low-power mode that runs off of a Snapdragon processor and custom software based on a certain kernel we all know. » 1/08/12 8:17pm 1/08/12 8:17pm

Lenovo ThinkPad X1: The Thinnest Core i7 Laptop Money Can Buy

Lenovo refers to their ThinkPad X1 as a crossover computer. Made for the business set, the Intel Core i7 processor packed into its 0.67-inch body will appeal to a more consumer crowd as well. This wants to go mainstream. » 5/16/11 5:00pm 5/16/11 5:00pm

This Is Either the Best Mouse or Worst Controller Ever

The Shogun Bros. Chameleon X-1 Mouse is just like a regular mouse with 7 buttons and a scroll wheel. Well, until it's not. Once you flip the mouse over, there's a full-fledged, Playstation-like game controller underneath. Best of both worlds? » 12/11/10 4:00pm 12/11/10 4:00pm

X-2 Housing GIves You a (Relatively) Compact View 250 Feet Underwater

It looks complex, but put Inon's X-2 housing in perspective and you will appreciate its grace. Meant for Panasonic's micro four thirds GF1, the X-2 adds bulk, but only enough to make your camera around the size of an SLR. » 8/11/10 5:25pm 8/11/10 5:25pm

The 5 Best HDTV Deals Under $1000

We teamed with HD Guru Gary Merson again, this time to find the best TVs under $1000. This economy has really shocked prices. Forget the off-brands. You can now get a top-name good-looking 50" TV for $700, and more... » 11/25/09 1:00pm 11/25/09 1:00pm

Leica Debuts 18-Megapixel Full-Frame M9 Rangefinder, X1 Compact for…

Last week's leak couldn't have been more on: Leica's officially announced the their full-frame followup to the retro-fabulous M8, as well as some chum for more mainstream users, in the form of the APS-C-sensored X1 compact, for new Leica recruits. » 9/09/09 9:51am 9/09/09 9:51am

Is This the Full-Frame 18-Megapixel Leica M9 and Mysterious Leica X1?

A supposed shot of Leica's M9—expected to be announced 9/9/09—complete with specs, was found on this Flickr page that's now locked, and it looks way interesting: a full-frame 18-megapixel CCD sensor. Oh, and what's this, the Leica X1? » 9/02/09 9:39am 9/02/09 9:39am

Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 Specs Leaked and Laid Bare

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 spyshots we saw earlier this month got a little more meaty today as someone has allegedly leaked the mobile's official specifications. » 6/07/09 2:30pm 6/07/09 2:30pm

Panasonic's 2009 HDTV Lineup, De-Mystified

With Pioneer out, Panasonic is licking their chops in the plasma department (with some decent LCDs too). Either way, they make some of the best sets available: here's a guide to their 2009 lineup. » 3/12/09 6:05pm 3/12/09 6:05pm

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Review

The Gadget: The Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 is the new flagship smartphone for the electronics giant. Packing the new "Panels" interface, a full QWERTY keyboard, 3G data and 800x480 touchscreen in a full metal body, is the Xperia X1 poised to challenge the top smartphones? » 11/14/08 10:00pm 11/14/08 10:00pm

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 To Drop Black Friday For $800

Sony's Win-Mo 6.1 Xperia X1 finally has a firm U.S. release date set: November 28, better known as Black Friday. Although unlike most things on sale on that fateful day of darkness, the Xperia will not be a particularly awesome deal at $800 for an unsubsidized, unlocked X1. It'll work on AT&T's 3G network here in the… » 11/12/08 9:05am 11/12/08 9:05am

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1a Coming to Best Buy Next Month

According to inventory spy shots obtained by BGR, the North American version of the Sony Xperia X1 » 11/10/08 12:08pm 11/10/08 12:08pm is expected to finally hit store shelves in the States via Best Buy stores starting on December 7th. If you were eager to get your hands on one, be prepared to fork over a whopping $800 for what appears to be an unlocked…

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Cleared by FCC

The highly-anticipated Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 smartphone has been approved by the FCC and helpfully posted on their website » 10/04/08 11:00am 10/04/08 11:00am so I can spend my Saturday mornings combing through confusingly bureaucratic PDF files looking for announcements like this. The specific model vetted by the fatcats in Washington probably isn't…