Pedro Romero

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Did Apple Flub The Timing Of The Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch reviews are already in, and the verdict is pretty consistent: Apple’s long-awaited smartwatch looks great, but it’s slow, the interface is a little confusing, and too many of the apps are half-baked.<p>The decidedly mixed reviews are unusual for Apple, even for an entirely new product. …

Smartwatches

Three smartwatches way more affordable than the Apple Watch

Before you lose your head and drop at least $350 on Apple's first-gen wrist buddy, check out these low-cost alternatives.<p>In case you've been living in a bunker the last few weeks, the Apple Watch goes on sale today. I wonder if you can guess the Cheapskate's feelings about a wrist companion that …

Smartwatches

Inside New York’s Plan To Cover The City In Free, Super-Fast Wi-Fi

Goodbye pay phones, hello public screen-wrapped kiosks.<p>Instagram New York City’s nostalgic old pay phones while you can, because this fall, they’ll start disappearing across all five boroughs. In their place, tall, thin, screen-wrapped kiosks will line the streets. The pillars of technology, also …

Microsoft's new Surface 3 tablet runs full Windows, not RT

How many times have we said that the Surface would be great, if not for its OS? The truth is, the Surface RT and Surface 2 were lovely, well-crafted things, with great screens, solid build quality and long battery life. We just wished they could run the full gamut of desktop programs, in part to …

Alcatel OneTouch’s Cross-Platform Smartwatch Opens Pre-Orders For $150

The Alcatel OneTouch Watch, which got its debut at CES this year, is officially going on sale today with pre-orders starting at $149.99 directly from the company’s U.S. website. The smartwatch is unique among those from larger OEMs in that it works with both iOS and Android smartphones, packing in …

Samsung Galaxy S6 review

It’s not okay to make a cheap-looking phone anymore.<p>Now that Apple is finally making big phones, and even the cheapest Android phones feel nice, we all expect more from Samsung — and rightly so. A flagship phone has to be great or it’s going to get laughed out of the room. If the Galaxy S6 was …

Google's New Chromebit Computer Is Ridiculously Small

An inch or two longer than the typical USB drive.<p>Google's newest computer is about the size of an inhaler and could easily be mistaken for one were it not for its Chrome branding. It's called the Chromebit and it will be one of the smallest computers on the market when it ships this …

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