Tag: Android

CES 2014: Wearables will be the biggest tech trend of the year

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Wearable technology isn’t new, and its increasing presence at CES over the last few years fully symbolizes that, but this year’s show may be the last one that relegates it to just a current trend. Not only are the number of products growing but the innovation involved indicates that this is more than just a passing fad.

Review: Dropcam Pro offers a clearer picture of your home

By Ted Kritsonis

Home surveillance has come a long way in a short time, and the Dropcam Pro is a reason why, improving the optics and overall performance in such a way that you can get a very clear picture of what’s going on in your home no matter where you might be.

Gift Guide: Gadgets under $100

By Ted Kritsonis

You can be forgiven for thinking that buying a tech gift for someone special this holiday season might burn a hole through your bank account, but it doesn’t have to be that way. For $100 or less, you can find a quality gadget that would not only make a great gift, but would be easy to put to good use as well.

Does Lenovo have a winner with Yoga Android tablet?

By Ted Kritsonis

Actor Ashton Kutcher almost seems to have done an about-face, portraying the late Steve Jobs in a biopic about the Apple CEO’s life, and then joining Lenovo as an actual employee to help the company engineer and design great new products. The Yoga tablet isn’t a Kutcher creation but it signals that Lenovo is serious about making a quality Android tablet and building a brand around it.

Smartwatch Showdown: Pebble vs. Samsung Galaxy Gear

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla Pebble and Samsung’s Galaxy Gear are two of the newest devices aiming for the smart watch throne. While their functions are similar, their approach is wholly different.

Review: Sonos Play:1 pumps out great music in smaller package

By Ted Kritsonis

Sonos has become one of the best consumer brands for high-quality speakers, but its traditionally priced itself too high for much of the market. That may have changed now that the Play:1 has launched, making it possible to use a smaller speaker that fills a room with good sound at a more reasonable price point of $219.

Indigo looks to take on Amazon with new mobile app

By Ted Kritsonis

Indigo has released a free mobile app for iOS and Android today that aims to help draw in more customers, as a means to fighting off the increasing competition by Amazon. The app has been designed to “simplify the shopping experience” by incorporating browsing, ordering, gifting and sales prices into it.