Two new viewing options for your collection

| Nov 28, 2012

Two new viewing options for your collection

by Rick Martin

With so many different types of screens to choose from, it’s a wonderful time for home entertainment these days. Whether you opt for the latest HDTV, or a shiny new tablet computer as your second screen, there’s something for everybody depending on your specific ...

The return of Furby; Minnie sleeps over

| Nov 14, 2012

The return of Furby; Minnie sleeps over

by Jess Mantell

Takara-Tomy has a habit of producing or distributing weird and wacky toys that incorporate interesting uses of technology, and two of its most recent releases are no exception. New Furby If you were one of the millions of people who owned a Furby back ...

Three new toys look back to the analog days

| Oct 10, 2012

Three new toys look back to the analog days

by Jess Mantell

Remember when all the cool tech was lightning-fast and fit-in-your-pocket small? These days, our gadgets have become so impressive that the novelty of power and size has somehow lost its shine. Which is perhaps why the appeal of clunky, single-purpose retro gadgets is growing. ...

Get ready to broadcast video live online

| Sep 26, 2012

Get ready to broadcast video live online

by Rick Martin

Japan-based Cerevo has carved out an interesting business niche for itself as a provider of live-video-streaming hardware, most notably its Live Shell device released last year. That device enabled aspiring Internet broadcasters to stream live video directly from a camera to the Web without ...