Review: Padfone X combines tablet, smartphone
Most of my friends who own iPads also own iPhones. Apple bet that users would find enough differences between those devices that consumers would want both - and Apple was right.
Gift Guide: Plenty of laptops, even on budgets
There's no shortage of laptop computers to pick from this holiday season, even for shoppers on tight budgets. A Chromebook optimized to run Google's Internet services can be bought for as little as $200, ...
Review: Button location sets LG's G2 apart (Update)
LG's flagship mobile gadgets—the G2 smartphone and the G Pad 8.3 tablet—are great mobile devices that have fantastic screens, top-end cameras and ample processing power.
New Surface expected from Microsoft at NYC event (Update)
Microsoft Corp. is expected to announce new Surface tablet computers, including a version with a smaller screen to compete with Google's Nexus 7 and Apple's iPad Mini.
Hi-tech world awaits Samsung's smartwatch in Berlin
Gadget geeks from all over the world are converging on Berlin this week for the IFA consumer electronics fair where Samsung will unveil its hotly anticipated smartwatch later on Wednesday.
Review: 'Mega' phone is huge, with limited appeal
Please turn off all electronic devices, the flight crew instructs as we approach Los Angeles. With a small phone, I might have gotten away with ignoring safety regulations. Samsung's new Galaxy Mega phone ...
Windows 8.1 set for October 18 release
A tweaked version of Microsoft's Windows operating system which restores the "Start" button missed by users and updates other features will be available on October 18, the company said Wednesday.
Practice at 'guesstimating' can speed up math ability
A person's math ability can range from simple arithmetic to calculus and abstract set theory. But there's one math skill we all share: a primitive ability to estimate and compare quantities without counting, like when choosing ...
Samsung seeks smart watch trademarks in US, SKorea
Samsung Electronics Co. has applied for U.S. and South Korean trademarks for a watch that connects to the Internet in the latest sign that consumer technology companies see wearable devices as the future ...
Skype makes monsters of us all
When God saw that our egos needed deflating, he invented Skype. Skype is the 21st-century invention that sci-fi movies had been predicting for decades: phonavision. Actually it's "computavision," with a tiny ...
Designer has DIY kit for turning objects into UAVs
PCs out as Senegal opens world's first tablet cafe
Among the washer women, carpenters, busy waiters and squabbling children sweltering under the midday sun on this dusty Dakar street an Internet revolution is taking place in the world's first tablet cafe.
Facebook, Twitter announce apps for Google's Glass
Google says it's still figuring out the best ways to use Glass, but the company announced Thursday that Facebook, Twitter and several other media firms have built their own applications for the futuristic-looking wearable ...
Reading the unreadable
Pioneering X-ray technology is making it possible to read fragile rolled-up historical documents for the first time in centuries.