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A closer look at LG's circular G Watch R (hands-on)

LG was one of the first out of the gate with an Android Wear smartwatch and, well, let's just say there was room for improvement. The original G Watch suffered from short battery life, a high price and a homely design. Now, just a few months later, LG is back with the G Watch R, the first …

Smart Watches That Do the Thinking for You

Wearable tech is more advanced and sexier than ever. But is it here to stay?<p>There’s no denying that over the last half-decade, our relationship to consumer electronics has gotten more and more intimate. Recent reports on internet trends suggest that we’re checking our smart phones 150 times a day. …

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Microlab FC60BT Wireless Speaker System Packs Some Punch

When it comes to speakers, I have relatively simple needs. They need to sound good. They need to look good. They need to cost less than a year of education at an Ivy League college. The Microlab FC60BT wireless speaker system meets all of those requirements.<p>I love music. I have about 10,000 songs …

Google's Nest Is Switching On A Dormant Sensor In Its Smoke Detector

The new world of internet-connected hardware is always watching, and it’s always changing, too.<p>Google-owned Nest, best known as the maker of the shiny learning thermostat, is giving a fresh update to its $100 connected smoke and C0 detector, the Nest Protect. The 2.0 update will introduce a few new …

Dyson's incoming robot vacuum is called the 360 Eye and it looks like this

That robotic vacuum cleaner that Dyson teased a few days ago? It's arriving -- and soon it's here! Thanks to a kind tipster, we were able to get a quick look at the device called the Dyson 360 Eye, which will apparently be revealed in earnest later today. As the image above suggests, it's a similar …

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 1: Packers vs. Seahawks

It's football season! A big game kicks off (football term) the 2014 NFL season.<p>FOOOOOOOOTTTTTTTBBBBBBBAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL<p>There, it's out of everyone's system.<p>FOOOOOOOOTTTTTTTBBBBB...<p>Crap, I was wrong.<p>Anyway, Thursday night is the start of the season. The defending champion Seattle Seahawks host the …

Lenovo's ThinkPad Helix laptop / tablet hybrid is now thinner and cheaper

The Lenovo Helix was one of the more interesting concepts we've seen in the ongoing effort to merge tablets and laptops, but it suffered from some design implementation issues and a high price point. Lenovo's trying to fix both of those issues with the a newly-updated Lenovo Helix model — while the …

New Streaming Media Blog Coming in 2018

New Streaming Media Blog Coming in 2018<p>New blog will be the go-to destination for opinion, analysis, and insights into the entire online video …