Ian Bell

Ian Bell

I work with the best people in the world and get paid to play with gadgets. What's not to like?

Living microorganisms used to make video games

A professor and physicist at Standford University has figured out how to have single cell organisms imitate classic video games like Pinball and PacMan.


More than 4 million Honda and Acura owners e-mail addresses stolen

Silverpop, the company responsible for holding the e-mail addresses of 2.2 million Honda and 2.7 Acura owners has lost the valuable information through what looks like a site hack.


NIX Hu-Motion (12-inch) Review

Review: The Hu-Motion digital picture frame by NIX features a 12-inch display and motion detection, but also a hefty price tag.

  • Pros: Large screen , Motion detector technology
  • Cons: Poor build quality , Music and movie playback is awful…

Altec Lansing Octiv Stage MP450 Review

Review: Altec Lansing's Octiv Stage MP450 iPad dock manages to squeeze dual full-range speakers that help it pump out fine sound for its size.

  • Pros: Stylish design , Sturdy build quality , Decent sound…
  • Cons: Expensive , Limited controls on remote , Bass distorts at…

Logitech suspends Revue shipments, waits for Google app store

Logitech is halting all Revue shipments until Google gets their act together with the Google TV OS and marketplace.

Cool Tech

Microsoft may crack down on users that unlock Windows Phone 7

Microsoft could reportedly follow Apple in blacklisting users that unlock Windows Phone 7 to allow third party apps.


Nemesis electric sports car hits 170 MPH

Tesla has nothing on Nemesis, a UK-based electric sports car that can fly to 100 MPH in just 8.5 seconds.


NOCS NS200 Review

We review the NS200 headphones from Swedish manufacturer NOCS which feature a warm, bass heavy sound and Apple-like style.

  • Pros: Tight bass , Warm midrange , In-line controls and microphone
  • Cons: Sound leakage , Flat highs , Awkward bass

Jays t-Jays Three Review

The t-Jays Three earphones by Swedish manufacturer Jays offer outstanding sound quality, but feature an awkward design that may be uncomfortable for some users.

  • Pros: Wide, surrounding sound range , Deep, controlled bass , Long…
  • Cons: Awkward fitting , Thin cord

Tesla Motors unveils new car factory

Tesla has taken the wraps off their new car factory, courtesy of Toyota.


Sony Dash Review

We review the Dash, a personal internet viewer from Sony that delivers a wide selection of apps for music and video, but also functions as an alarm clock and digital picture frame.

  • Pros: Thousands of apps, thousands of features , Sharp, durable…
  • Cons: Slow , Light leaks from the edge of the bezel , Poor screen…

Thinksound ts02+mic Review

Thinksound's ts02+mic headphones feature an in-ear 8mm high-definition driver along with an integrated microphone and call control that works with Blackberry and iPhone models.

  • Pros: Strong bass , Warm, deep midrange , Well-balanced highs…
  • Cons: Inline controls are confusing , Missing some accessories

Ultrasone Edition 10

German headphones manufacturer has some ultra-cool, and pricey headphones available called the Edition 10. Watch out Sennheiser...

Cool Tech

Peugeot EX1 EV breaks records

The Peugeot EX1 EV is another electric supercar with more than 300 horsepower and has set world records for acceleration.


Jaguar C-X75 electric supercar scoots to 60 in 3.4 seconds

The Jaguar C-X75 concept supercar was shown off at this year's Paris Auto Show, and boy is it a winner.