That cool Apple Watch battery charger band just got canceled
Apr19

That cool Apple Watch battery charger band just got canceled

The dream of charging your Apple Watch with a battery-powered band is officially dead, for now. This time last year, a third-party accessory maker discovered a hidden port on the Apple Watch and decided to create a product around the feature — a wristband that would power up your Apple wearable on the go. In fact, the company promised that the band would extend the battery life of the Apple Watch by a whopping 150%. However, Apple had...

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Sony’s new Xperia X phones focus on better photos and battery life
Feb22

Sony’s new Xperia X phones focus on better photos and battery life

BARCELONA — The sad reality is Sony’s Xperia smartphones just aren’t selling, despite having desirable features like a 4K display, long battery life and clean, minimalist designs. Even though its struggling, the company’s not giving up on mobile. At Mobile World Congress, Sony announced three new Android smartphones under the Xperia moniker: the Xperia X Performance, X and XA. All three smartphones run Android 6.0...

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Review: UE Megaboom
Feb02

Review: UE Megaboom

The UE Boom 2 is a tour de force in the Bluetooth speaker scene. First off, it’s one helluva good-looking device. Then, it keeps impressing with class-leading performance, waterproofing, and a unique set of features allowed by its free companion app. So, the only way to make it better is to give you more of it. With the UE Megaboom, that’s exactly what you get. The UE Megaboom is nothing more than a bigger Boom 2, and that...

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New battery tech offers a minute of charging for eight hours of play
Jan25

New battery tech offers a minute of charging for eight hours of play

The greatest advancement in video game technology isn’t an expanded online presence, digital downloads or streaming your inane comments to the detriment of tens of viewers. It’s wireless controllers. Rewind back to when you were a kid, and you had to deal with the tangled jungle of cords that would devour your hands when you were fishing for PS2 controllers out of a box. The misery of having to perch yourself close enough to a TV that...

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