Jake Garcia

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​Is That a VR Headset In Your Pocket?

Oh, it <i>is</i> a VR headset. How the hell did you fit that in your pocket? It's <i>collapsible</i>? Okay, we need to talk about this.<p>There's been a lot of talk …

Numark iDJ Live II Lightning DJ Controller for Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone $67 shipped (Reg. $100)

Amazon is offering the Numark iDJ Live II DJ Controller for <b>$66.99</b> shipped (matched at Best Buy). That’s up to $83 under the original listing, $33 under the average selling price, $23 below the next best listing and the lowest we can find.<p>It works with your Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch with …

New Arcade Games On Show At The 'Japan Amusement Expo'

Despite the recent troubles at SEGA and the never-ending predictions of doom via the Western games press for Japan’s arcades, at this year’s Japan Amusement Expo (or just JAEPO) things seemed rather upbeat and even buoyant.<p>It’s worth clarifying that Japan has still retained its arcades and there is …

HTC One M9: The Android Central wishlist

What do we want to see from the next HTC flagship?<p>We're reaching the time of year when new phones start to become available, and the first wave of …

Cicret Bracelet Will Turn Your Arm Into a Touchscreen

There was disbelief. There was debate. But now, there's a prototype. Forget the days of touting around phones with giant screens; now, all you need …

Tickets to attend the 2015 Call of Duty Championship go on sale Feb 17th

Activision has announced that, for the first time ever, fans can purchase a ticket to attend the Call of Duty Championship eSports event. The 2015 …

This case transforms your iPad's screen to make typing easier, and it looks like magic

Touch screens are designed for tapping and swiping, but typing has not been their strong suit. A startup called Tactus Technology is looking to change that.<p>Tactus is getting ready to release its Phorm accessory for the iPad mini — a combined case and screen protector that enables small "finger …

HTC Targets Apple With With Two iPhone 6-like Smartphones

HTC’s upcoming One M9, which will be launched at this year’s Mobile World Congress, could be joined by another, more powerful handset according to a new leak.<p>Blogger, Evan Blass, posted a new image on his Twitter account today which seemed to reveal renders of two new handsets that look very …

Xiaomi Mi 4 Review: China's iPhone Clone Is Android's Magical Flagship

In the world of smartphones, building up a brand name is one of the most important steps. While the Shenzen-based Xiaomi is still predominantly a Chinese manufacturer with some sales in adjoining countries, it has built up both a romance and a notoriety in those watching the company’s progress from …

Found Someones iPhone? Help Return a Lost iPhone to the Owner with Siri

Losing an iPhone is a terrible feeling, so if you ever happen to be in the position of finding a random iPhone somewhere, maybe in a coffee shop or …

OS X

6 beastly phones you can buy for less than $400

The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus might be the best-selling phones currently available in stores, but there are also plenty of other options …

Windows 10 goes mobile, what does it mean for Android?

Microsoft made a few huge announcements yesterday, primary of which was the introduction of Windows 10. One huge feature stood out for us, the fact that Windows 10 will work across all of your available platforms, from the PC to your tablet, and even on your phone.<p>Microsoft has been struggling a …

Windows 10

SONICable will charge your iOS or Android phone in half the time

Having to put off important stuff while your device is on charging can be quite an uncomfortable feeling; you feel like the most helpless person …

PLAYBOX, A Combination of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Video Game Consoles in a Single Laptop

Fort Myers, Florida-based engineer Edward Zarick of EdsJunk has used his skills to create the PLAYBOX, a combination of the Xbox One and PlayStation …

Xbox

Review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro

<b>The scoop:</b> Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, by Lenovo, about $470 ($499 MSRP)<p><b>What is it?</b> Lenovo calls this model the “Home Entertainment Tablet”, aimed at the user …

Gear & Gadgets

New Leak Seemingly Confirms Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs

Snippets of information about Samsung’s Galaxy S6 have slowly trickled out over the last few months, and now mentions are popping up on the company’s …

Xiaomi Mi Note review: Xiaomi's latest flagship dazzles with quality design - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Xiaomi Mi Note's refined aluminum and glass design is as good as any. Impressively, Xiaomi crams a 13-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization into the slim chassis without showing a bulge.<p><b>The Bad</b> Limited 4G LTE support for non-Asian markets and no microSD slot curb its …

Swapping smartphone modules with Google's latest Project Ara prototype

Google's modular phone concept is one step closer to reality. With today's announcement of the latest updates to Project Ara and an upcoming pilot program in Puerto Rico, Google has made serious strides in bringing the unique swappable-module phone idea to market. Today, we had a chance to take a …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy S6 details to mirror Galaxy S5 and Note 4 Edge

Imagine a world where Samsung takes the successes of its past releases and makes a phone with a combination of winning elements. That’s the world …

New Samsung Windows Phone Handsets May Launch This Year

We have not seen a new Samsung Windows Phone smartphone for a while now, although according to a recent report, the company is considering launching …

Windows Phone

Samsung Packs An 8-Core Processor Into Its New 5.5-Inch Galaxy A7 Smartphone

Last year Samsung released an eight-core version of the Galaxy S5, and now it has outed a dedicated octocore smartphone in its own right: the Galaxy A7.<p>Korean firm teased the phone in 2014 and showcased it last week, according to a report, but now it is official with dual 1.8GHz and 1.3GHz …

The two-screened YotaPhone 2 is finally coming to America!

Yota unveiled the YotaPhone 2 at a London event in late 2014, after teasing a prototype way back in February the same year. The second-generation …

NES Computer

GamePi Zero - the Favorable Emulation Station<p>Mario Kart 8: B Dasher 1:6 Scale Model<p>Wooden Kazoo<p>Minecraft Class<p>Hey i am definitely going to build thid …

CES 2015: Hands on With the L.Y.N.X., a $300 Controller From Mad Catz

A high-end enhancement to the Android gaming experience.<p>If I paid $300 for a controller, I’d sure want it to feel as good the L.Y.N.X. from Mad Catz. …

What comes after Google Glass? It was at CES, just in pieces

LAS VEGAS — Smartwatches were the wearable darling of CES 2015, but they're easy to create. Start with fitness tracking, throw in some notifications, …

21 Earbuds That Can Handle the Bass

When your earbuds aren’t busy getting tangled in your pockets and purse, they’re probably helping you drown out the noise on your commute to work or they’re letting you quietly watch your Netflix shows during your lunch break. Despite our frustrations with untangling the darn things, we feel like …

Predicting When 'Call of Duty' Will Head Back To World War II

Despite being an annual series, Activision likes to keep its Call of Duty plans pretty close to the vest, and is usually better than most than preventing leaks about their upcoming titles from slipping out. Mostly. But with Advanced Warfare winning the fall (and the entire year), it’s already time …