Oculus Rift review: High-end VR is here — if you can pay
Mar29

Oculus Rift review: High-end VR is here — if you can pay

The Rift requires lots of hardware and a big investment, but it’s worth it. Phones and tablets are getting boring. And the excitement around smartwatches was, to put it kindly, short-lived. And then there was virtual reality. What used to seem like a science fiction pipe dream has, in the span of a few years, become the next potentially groundbreaking technology platform. So saying that the Oculus Rift has a lot to prove is an...

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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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The 7 New Fitness Trends You Need To Know About For 2016
Feb09

The 7 New Fitness Trends You Need To Know About For 2016

Already struggling with your New Year body transformation? Don’t worry – we’ve got the fat-burning, muscle-making solution that’s going to guarantee a new, slimmer, stronger you. Embracing the new training trends below won’t just make the gym more enjoyable, but you’ll also see better results; a University of Florida study found that mixing up your exercise sessions is an effective way to keep you motivated all the way through each...

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Samsung will lend you a free Galaxy Note 5 while you’re in Korea
Feb03

Samsung will lend you a free Galaxy Note 5 while you’re in Korea

South Korea really, really wants you to know that it’s a technology hub, and it’s willing to offer some unusual perks to tourists to underscore that point. The Korea Tourism Organization is teaming up with Samsung and SK Telecom to offer free Galaxy Note 5 phones to “select” visitors coming through Seoul’s main airport (about 250 per week) for up to five days. The hope, of course, is that you’ll be...

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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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