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The Honda Fit: the perfect back-to-school special

Keep your boat. My financial goal is to get my twin girls through college, though hell bar the way. After that, I expect there will be a lot of …

Honda

Apple just obsoleted the Mac and nobody noticed

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple is finally showing us its idea of how we’ll compute in the future. Perhaps not surprisingly, this pristine vision of our computing destiny — unveiled after years of secret, patient and painstaking development — aligns perfectly with how we currently use our …

The 7 things I learned about the 2015 Honda Fit

10 percent is just enough.<p>Yoshinori Nakamura is one hell of a foosball player. His laptop bears a sticker that says 'CO2 Minimize.' His job title, as best I can figure it, isAssistant Large Project Leader/Body Design. He's the very image of a Honda company man, and he's the guy responsible for …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Honda Fit

Famous for its innovative flat-folding “magic” rear seat, the Honda Fit has been a practical choice in the compact hatchback segment. Riding on a new chassis, the redesigned 2015 Honda Fit hatchback is shorter than the outgoing model, while riding on a longer wheelbase contributing to more …

Sin

How-to: Setup and start using Evernote

Evernote is one of the most popular and talked about apps in the App Store. In this article, you’ll learn how to install and configure the app, gather and organize notes, and review workflows that include sharing and advanced features. You’ll also learn about Evernote’s accessories and “baby apps” …

iOS 7 Roundtable

iOS 7 is a major change to the operating system that runs iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. Not only is it a thorough rethinking of how the iOS user …

Opinion: As Siri makes it out of beta, is it time to give it another chance?

Poor old Siri doesn’t seem to get much love from many users. When I recently mentioned it as the reason I upgraded from the iPhone 4 to the 4S, quite a few disparaging comments were made about the service. Our finding this weekend that Apple now considers Siri good enough to lose the beta tag …

iOS: A visual history

In what is widely regarded as his greatest presentation ever, Apple's Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world on January 9th, 2007. In the five-plus years since then, the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch have literally redefined the entire world of mobile computing. That world is moving so …

[UPDATED] Crunching The Numbers: Can Intel's Haswell Graphics Run Your Favorite Video Games?

I fired up Codemasters’ new racing game <i>GRID 2</i> this weekend, and the usual barrage of splash screens was preempted by Intel‘s iconic 4-note chime and the words “Intel HD Graphics” emblazoned on my screen. It’s clear that with their fourth-generation Core processors (code-named “Haswell,” the …

Are you suffering from smartphone fatigue? (Poll)

There are days when it's so challenging to be a technology writer, I can only imagine what it's like to be a technology consumer.<p>For example, and I'm just ballparking here, there are some 37,000 smartphones you can buy today. Whoops, hang on, just got a press release from HTC; make that 37,001. Oh, …

My 'One Week Later' Review Of The Samsung Galaxy S4

Last week I started to review the Samsung Galaxy S4. Rather than take notes and build up a view of the device in a few weeks time, I’m going to review my usage of the device as I go along. Rather than a formal review process, I’ll simply look back on how the latest Android device is working out …

How to Manage Your Photos When Traveling with an iPhone & iPad

I recently enjoyed an all too brief two-week vacation to my native Italy. Normally, I like going once every year or two. But this time, I let the …

Razer's outspoken CEO slams HP and Dell, says he 'loves Apple'

Min-Liang Tan builds a MacBook for Windows gamers<p>The PC industry is in the midst of a dramatic decline. Desktop and laptop sales have been steadily falling for years, and PC makers are scrambling to figure out how to reshape their businesses in this so-called post-PC era. But Min-Liang Tan, the …

GadgetellSolutions Media

26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

Customers

iOS 7 wants: Actionable notifications and push interface

Notification Center debuted in iOS 5 and began transforming Apple's old, unscalable, modal alert system into something less obtrusive and more …

Two Neat New Backlit iPad Mini Keyboard Cases From Zagg

Two new iPad mini keyboard cases from Zagg today: A super-thin magnetic cover and a thicker stick-on “folio” case, similar to the Pro Plus case for the regular-sized iPad only with a top cover too. And both, amazingly, are backlit.<p>For me, it’s a shootout between Zagg and Logitech when it comes to …

iPad Mini

Apple Depot Earbuds: Perfect For The Active Lifestyle [Deals]

If you’re active you know how many pairs of headphones you can blow through in a given year, so a nice extra set is always needed. This Cult of Mac Deals offer has just what you’re looking for – and at price you’re looking for as well.<p>These headphones combine high quality sound output with …

Google Voice Search Coming To Chrome For iOS In A Few Days

Google started rolling out voice search functionally for Chrome on the desktop earlier today, and now the company has revealed that the same feature is headed to iOS. Chrome for iOS will be receiving voice search in the App Store in the next few days.<p>You can now speak your searches into the …

Google

Easily Open A Second Finder Window From The Same Folder [OS X Tips]

Typically, when you hit Command-N while you’re in the Finder, you’ll get a window for the folder you have set in the Finder’s Preferences dialogue. But what if you want to open two copies of the same folder on your Mac, to move stuff around in sub-folders when in icon view, for example? If you want …

Operating Systems

Olloclip’s Quick-Flip Case May Be Essential For Serious iPhoneographers [Review]

Without the Pro-Photo adapter the case is also as small and thin enough to be left on all the time.<p>I only have one thing against the Quick-Flip case: the flip itself.

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Apple Confirms WWDC Keynote for June 10 at 10AM PT

- May 23, 2013<p>In an unsurprising confirmation, Apple has officially announced to AllThingsD that their WWDC keynote will take place on June 10th – …

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Laptop Week Review: The Toshiba Kirabook

<b>Features:</b><p>Ships with Windows 8 64-bit<br>• 13.3-inch display running at 2560 x 1440 (221ppi)<br>• 256GB SSD<br>• 2GHz Intel Core i7-3537U Processor<br>• 8GB of RAM<br>• MSRP: Starts at $1,599, model reviewed costs $1,999<p><b>Pros:</b><p>An incredibly high-res display for a Windows laptop<br>• 2 years of free premium support<br>• Respectable battery life<p>…