Mieke Harjanto

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Why You Don't Need a lot of Money to Travel

<i>Note: Since I originally wrote this article, I have booked a flight from Dallas to Dubai for 300 bucks using a resource mentioned below.</i><p>I often hear people say the reason they don't travel as much as they would like is because "it's too expensive."<p>Hearing this gets me excited because:<p>A) Challenges …

A First Look at LG's 79-inch 4K Ultra HD TV with WebOS

The first 4K TV was 84″ in size and the price tag was just as big as the picture. Since then, all the TV manufactures making 4K TVs have fallen into …

6 of the "Coolest" Desktop Fans 2014 (list)

With summer practically knocking at our door, get ready for some insane temperatures! Yup, it’s about to get hot. But the heat isn’t always welcomed …

Legion Meter Can Charge Your Device 92 Percent Faster

Are you sick and tired of the slow charging of your smartphone and tablet? If the answer to this simple question is yes, then you may want to look at …

Nissan 370Z Nismo Is A More Mature Sports Car

The original Z was one of the first, and best, arguments for Japanese sports cars. A country better known for cost-effectiveness than style finally …

Tablo Wants To Be A New Kind Of DVR

The DVR has gone from luxury to necessity over the last few years. As more and better TV is put on the air, it becomes harder and harder to keep …

BenQ GP20 Ultra-Lite LED Projector Review

A digital LED projector has a number of advantages over the more conventional bulb-based model, chief among them being ease of use, near-instant …

4 Reasons The Edelkrone Pocket Rig Is Indispensable (List)

There aren’t many items one sees as a filmmaker or photographer where you think “Holy crap, I have to have that.” But the Edelkrone Pocket Rig …

Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS Review

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]aving a pair of headphones connected to the computer was once commonplace: people used to use it for listening to music on a …

7 Reasons Why Retro Gamers Will Love The RetroN 5 Console (list/video)

I’m from a different era of gaming. Particularly the Duck Hunt and Super Mario Bros. days. I think I still even have my old school Nintendo …

Gefen Wireless Extender for HDMI 60 GHz Review

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here was a time when a living room made space to accommodate the TV — now it’s the other way around. Flat panel blend into walls …

Martian G2G Blue Watch Review

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]earable devices are proliferating the culture, but nothing continues to garner more attention than that of a “smart” watch. Maybe …

14 iPhone 5C Cases for 2014 (list)

Apple’s iPhones aren’t exactly known for color, but all that changed when they released their 5C case that’s made of plastic and comes in five color …

Attack of the Rebel Bass

Yo Chewy drop the bass, I’m about to take a rockin’ (Han) solo. If this Falcon’s rockin’, Storm Troopers are sure to come a’knockin’. UK based …

Charge 4 USB Devices at Once...In Your Car

With today’s on-the-go lifestyle, we are using more and more power hungry devices everywhere- including our cars. This Automobile’s Four Device …

Press Render of LG G3 for Sprint Leaked

LG G3 is expected to see the light of the day in less than 24 hours from now, but this doesn’t mean the leaks will stop. They will continue until LG …

Moto E review: Where very good meets very cheap

After Motorola released the well-received Moto X into the world last year, most of us had just one question: What's Google's expensive mobile division doing next? Then-chief Dennis Woodside was surprisingly forthcoming for a tech CEO -- he said Motorola wanted to reinvent the experience of using a …

LG G3 detailed as metal flagship outed prematurely

LG just can’t keep the wraps on the LG G3, and with less than a day to go until the new Android flagship makes its official debut in London, the …

HP Unveils a Budget-Friendly HP 7 Plus for $99

The competition in the budget tablet market is increasing day-by-day. Recently, HP unveiled its budget-friendly HP 7 Plus, targeting the …

Look in on the future of motorsport with Formula E

We'll admit, the idea of the Formula E is an exciting one to us – all-electric, open-wheel racers silently zipping around on the streets of the world's greatest cities should appeal to any futurist/racing enthusiast. As the series approaches the start of the inaugural, ten-race season in Beijing, …

Carbon Fiber In Cars: More Energy To Make, Lower Lifetime Emissions

While its light weight helps raise fuel economy in vehicles, carbon fiber has its critics.<p>An often-long supply chain has led some to question the …

Mansory Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6: No More Wheels, Much More Power

Follow Antony<p>When Mercedes-Benz showed off the G63 AMG 6x6, many declared it the ultimate iteration of the venerable "G-Wagen"--more wheels, more …

2015 Hyundai Sonata, Invasion Of The CVTs, Lamborghini 5-95 Zagato: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Hyundai revealed the extensively updated 2015 Sonata at the New York Auto Show, and now it has released pricing and option packaging for the mid-size …

Alfa Romeo 4C vs. Porsche Cayman and Lotus Elise

Alfa's comeback sports car is super-focused, but is that enough to beat England and Germany?<p>Alfa Romeo divorced itself from the US so long ago that we now only remember the sweet moments, not the overwhelmingly bitter reasons for the marque's departure. Twenty years have passed since the last 164 …

Lamborghini dispatches Huracán Polizia

After the Dubai Police, there is perhaps no law-enforcement agency with a better-stocked garage than Italy's Polizia di Stato. And on 22 May in Rome, the long arm of the law got a little longer, thanks to Lamborghini.<p>In a ceremony attended by Lambo CEO Stephan Winkelmann and Italian State Police …

Sports Cars

2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk V-6

We share our feelings on Jeep's sensitive modern man.<p>Jeep is nothing if not tough. The brand originated from the vehicle that helped the Allies win World War II, and its modern-day customers gather by the thousands every year to spend Easter weekend driving through the desert outside Moab, Utah. …

2014 Toyota 4Runner 4WD

Not fixing what ain't broke, Toyota stays the course with its stalwart off-roadable SUV.<p>When Toyota introduced its 4Runner in 1984, it was on the leading edge of what became known as the SUV craze. Thirty years later, with the heyday of the SUV shrinking in our rearview mirror, competitors such as …

Renault brings touch of F1 to your grocery shopping

Have you every been in the grocery store after watching an exciting race on TV and you started sliding the shopping cart around corners and clipping apexes, until you scared an old lady buying flour? That could be just us, but apparently Renault understands the feeling.<p>The company has a new ad …

Top Gear's James May To Buy 2014 BMW i3 REx Electric Car

You know Top Gear, right? The UK car show with a trio of presenters who hate fuel-efficient cars, think electric cars are useless and like to scream …

Tesla Model S