Category Archives: Tech Reviews

2018 Hyundai Kona Release Date, Price and Specs – Roadshow

After months of rumors and sneak peeks, Hyundai has finally unveiled its Kona subcompact SUV. The boldly designed small crossover goes on sale this month in Korea, with North America and Europe coming online shortly thereafter. Named after a Hawaiian coastal region, the Kona slots under Hyundai’s popular Tucson, entering the burgeoning B-SUV segment where […]

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Motorola Moto E4 Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

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The Moto E4 has a removable battery and front flash. Motorola The Moto E4 is Motorola’s back-to-basics phone, even more so than the recent budget Moto G5 and G5 Plus. It’s the kind of handset you’d want to get if you’re sticking to a budget, shopping for a second phone or looking for a device […]

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WD My Passport SSD review – CNET

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The WD Passport SSD is arguably the best in the WD’s popular My Passport family of portable drive. The drive is fast, rugged, versatile and features strong encryption as an option. The fact that it works with both Windows and MacOS right out of the box doesn’t hurt, either. At the current street price of […]

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Motorola Moto Z2 Play review – CNET

The more time I spend with the Moto Z2 Play, the more I like this midrange phone. It’s certainly the most interesting handset in its price range. Those magnetic Moto Mods and a ton of software features and shortcuts take it way beyond what most $500 phones can do. The hardware gets the job done, […]

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Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 review – CNET

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With a street price ranging from $320 to more than $400, Asus’ ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 is expensive for a reason. It’s the only router on the market that combines powerful hardware specs, eight Gigabit LAN ports and a ton of features geared toward gaming.  If online games are what you care deeply about, this is […]

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Logitech Slim Combo for iPad Pro Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

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Logitech New iPad Pros mean new accessories. And Logitech is one of the first companies out of the gate — after Apple, that is — with an updated keyboard case. The new Logitech Slim Combo incorporates a protective case with an adjustable kickstand and a detachable keyboard. The kickstand adjusts to one of four set […]

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Apple iPad (9.7-inch, 2017) review – CNET

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Editors’ note, June 8, 2017: At its Worldwide Developer’s Conference, Apple unveiled a new iPad Pro. Starting at $649, £619 and A$949, the new model replaces the original 9.7-inch iPad Pro, packing a bigger screen — a 10.5-inch Retina display — into a footprint similar to that of the cheaper, 9.7-inch, non-Pro model Apple debuted in […]

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Samsung C49HG90 Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

I dislike the cavalier way monitor and TV makers have been tossing “immersive” around to market their curved displays. But if you plonk me in front of Samsung’s new 49-inch curved QLED monitor with any game, I might forget to eat or sleep. The company launches its new line of gaming monitors with a few […]

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Microsoft Project Scorpio Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

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The shiny new Xbox One S was just a taste. Microsoft’s Project Scorpio — coming in the fourth quarter of 2017 — will be the main meal. According to Microsoft, it’s both the future of Xbox and the most powerful game console ever made. The catch: It doesn’t play any new games. Instead of trying […]

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6 lesser-known browsers: Free, lightweight and low-maintenance

Mainstream Web browsers such as Edge, Firefox and Chrome provide a huge set of browsing and configuration features that make these browsers highly customizable. However, these features can have have a negative impact on the browser’s speed and memory footprint. In fact, many users do not require all those features — especially developers, who want […]

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