Tag: Android

Review: Sonos Play:5 is a bold successor

By Ted Kritsonis

Sonos is back, and it has brought a new-and-improved Play:5 speaker to market that promises to deliver bigger, bolder sound in an elegant package that could fit in almost anywhere. The results are highly encouraging, and may be good enough to woo both current Sonos users and newcomers.

Affordable mid-range smartphones to choose from

By Ted Kritsonis

Smartphones are pretty expensive when looking at the higher end of the scale, but the majority of handsets available are either in the mid-range or lower. Despite not having the hype or specs of more popular models, their sophistication has grown to a point where they are not only serviceable, but also reliable and robust.

What the carriers offer for smartphone replacement and repair

By Ted Kritsonis

A broken and damaged smartphone is less an annoyance and more an imposition on daily life, given the impact handsets have nowadays. The top carriers have expanded their warranty programs in covering these cases, and here is how they compare.

Hands-on: Google spreads out with new Chromecast devices

By Ted Kritsonis

The original Google Chromecast was the little HDMI stick that could. Bridging compatible mobile devices with TVs for a very low price, the device struck a chord with many who used it, despite its limitations. Now, there are two new Chromecasts, one for video and another for audio, with better specs inside and improved support on the software end.

5 best mini tablets for back to school

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Tablets have become smarter in the past few years and the more compact 7-inch to 9-inch devices are ideal for back-to-school.