Toshiba Encore 2 review

We review Toshiba’s Encore 2, a budget priced Windows 8 tablet with a nice LCD screen. Can its low price and reasonably good looks make up for its 1GB of RAM and a…

  • Pros: Nice IPS screen, Ships with one year of Office 365…
  • Cons: Only 1GB of RAM, No HDMI-out, Battery life could be better

Madden NFL 15 review

Like any annual release, Madden NFL 15 is a mix of familiar and fresh. The difference this year is the fresh stuff brings in some welcome elements that make the game much more…

  • Pros: Skills Trainer now teaches actual concepts and strategies…
  • Cons: Skills Trainer could do more to help new players, Not a lot…

Toshiba’s new robo-vacuum has a self-emptying bin

In addition to a host of advanced navigational sensors, Toshiba's newest robotic vacuum cleaner can empty its own bin when it gets too full


Yamaha expands its Blu-ray line with the sleek new BD-S477

Top audio/video player Yamaha today unveiled the latest addition to its 2014 lineup of Blu-ray Disc players, the $230 BD-S477. The announcement follows last month's release of the premium Aventage BD-A1040, which weighed in with a heftier $450 price tag.

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iWatch may debut on September 9 alongside both iPhone 6 models

Apple may unveil the iWatch at its September 9 event along with both iPhone 6 models. The iWatch will also reportedly work with HealthKit and HomeKit from iOS 8.


Rockstar adds 10 new verified jobs to GTA Online

Rockstar Games has verified 10 new player-created jobs for you to enjoy in GTA Online, from punishing technical races to deathmatches rife with opportunities for creative carnage.


Create your own photo filters with MIX for Android

The team behind Camera360 announces MIX, a photo editing app for Android devices that lets users create their own effect filters.


Ridley Scott says Blade Runner sequel might follow his next project

Blade Runner director Ridley Scott says a sequel to his iconic 1982 sci-fi film might go into production after his 2015 film The Martian hits theaters.


Commuting in a warzone? BMW’s bulletproof X5 has you covered

BMW is adding to the growing market of armored civilian cars with the X5 Security Plus. Featuring heavy armor plating, thick security glass, and upgraded seams and joints, the beefed-up X5 has the ability to absorb gunfire from an AK47.


Netflix waves the red flag, files formal FCC petition against Comcast/TWC merger

Netflix has gladly played the role of irksome gadfly in the ever-heated net neutrality debate, but this week the streaming service went to the greatest and most serious length yet in its tearing-down of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable.

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Rockstar Games says Lindsay Lohan sued for attention, wants her to pay

Rockstar Games, the studio behind the Grand Theft Auto games, has responded to Lindsay Lohan's defamation suit against them for GTA V, calling it a frivolous grab for attention.


September 2014 brings free arcade action to PlayStation Plus

Sony has shared the latest batch of free games that PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to download for their PS3, PS4, and Vita in September, including Hoard and Joe Danger.


Gauntlet delayed until September 23

Warner Bros. and Arrowhead Game Studio's reboot to the classic, multiplayer arcade dungeon crawler, Gauntlet, has been pushed back a few weeks from September 3 to September 23.


Gotham City Jail spotted in Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice set photos

A series of photos from the Detroit set of Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice offers an early peek at Gotham City Jail and the GCPD police force.


Lock in that heart rate with Jabra’s new Sport Pulse wireless headphones

Jabra's new wireless headphones are the latest to add heart rate monitoring to their arsenal, designed to integrate with the company's Jabra Sport Life app for Android and iOS to tailor your workout down to the last detail. But can they offer decent sound?