Gadgets & Gear

Seriously people: Maybe it’s time you switched to Mac or Linux

Seriously people: Maybe it’s time you switched to Mac or Linux

Microsoft sucks. How many times have we heard people say that? Well, they’re saying it again even louder now after a major security flaw has been announced in the Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser. Is this deja vu or just a bad nightmare? Seriously, how many of these security breaches have we had from Microsoft? […]

Netflix to raise prices

Netflix to raise prices

The battle between cable TV programmers like Comcast and streaming providers like Netflix has just sharpened, with Netflix announcing a pretty steep price increase as it very publicly declared its opposition to Comcast’s planned acquisition of Time Warner’s cable operations. As smart TVs, Wi-Fi and the proliferation of Internet-connected tablets and smartphones over fast 4g […]

Once You See UHD 4K TV, You’re Hooked

Once You See UHD 4K TV, You’re Hooked

Television imaging has achieved a new pinnacle with a new technology called UHD, for Ultra High Definition. Also known as 4K, it provides four times the picture resolution of 1080p Full HD – eight million pixels compared to two million pixels. If you’ve ever seen a 4K TV – and they are now on display […]

It’s cheaper to replace then repair an LED TV

It’s cheaper to replace then repair an LED TV

For a guy who earns his living on television, I watch surprisingly little of it. But still, when my nine year old Samsung 46-inch LED went on the fritz this weekend, I suddenly felt unconnected. But what to do. First, the bad news. Not many places repair them. Parts are hard to get. Everything is […]

Google Glass available to anyone in U.S. for one day only April 15

Google Glass available to anyone in U.S. for one day only April 15

Save your money. That’s my advice. As one who shelled out $1,500 to be part of the Google Glass Explorer program for its controversial wearable tech glasses, I can say that once the novelty wears off, Glass just isn’t that exciting or useful. That said, if you can’t stand being out of the loop, Google […]