Robert S Carlson

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The Best Laptops of 2018

Shopping for a laptop is more than just poring over spec lists. Whether you want a simple budget PC, a productivity workhorse, or a screaming machine …

Computer Hardware

The Best Ultraportable Laptops of 2018

Need a featherweight laptop that lasts all day on a single battery charge? Thin, light, and power-efficient, these ultraportables are our top …

Consumer Tech

THIS MADE MY DAY. Vijendra holding the current issue of Afar Magazine -featuring our Herringbone scarf in light indigo- while two members of our printing coop hold a finished scarf in front, mid-process scarf with dabu (mud and bark resist) in back. Everyone in Bagru village is so excited to see their beautiful work celebrated in such a gorgeous American travel magazine- thank you Afar! We are all so proud! #blockshoptextiles #afarmagazine @hstockman

BlackBerry: No BBM for iPad app at cross-platform launch

BlackBerry’s BBM client for iOS and Android, due for release this summer, will not support the iPad at launch, the company has revealed, focusing …

Samsung responds to Galaxy S4 storage woes, part two

About two weeks ago, Samsung issued a response for all those who expressed concerns over the Galaxy S4’s then burgeoning storage issue. It said that users should learn to deal with the situation, considering that the Galaxy S4’s storage space was being put to good use through all of the extra …

Windows Phone overtakes BlackBerry to claim third place in 2013 smartphone shipments

It's still a two-horse race, with Android and iOS accounting for over 90 percent of the market<p>Market research firm IDC just released its latest quarterly look at the smartphone market, and for the first time Windows Phone marketshare has eclipsed BlackBerry. During Q1 2013, Windows Phone devices …

Rumor: HTC One coming to Verizon

The oft-rumored Verizon HTC One has again reared its head today. It seems this is one rumor that simply won’t die, but today, we have some new information to share with you. But first, if you would like to know more about the HTC One, click on over to our review.<p>A new HTC smartphone received Wi-Fi …

Pebble smartwatch apps are finally smart, can now talk to iOS and Android apps

Apps for the Pebble smartwatch are about to get a whole lot smarter. Today the company is releasing a new developer toolkit that will allow Pebble apps to fully communicate with a paired iOS or Android app. Until now, existing apps have been limited to the watch's basic functions, but this won't be …

Samsung Galaxy Note III hopes dashed: Plastic body and no flexible display tipped

It seems that Samsung will be sticking with their usual ways with the third iteration of the Galaxy Note. While it’s been rumored that the …

Donovan McNabb to retire as Eagle

Although he had a messy exit from Philadelphia in 2010, Donovan McNabb said Monday he intends to retire as an Eagle in September.<p>"I will retire as an …

SI: Floyd Mayweather highest-paid

NEW YORK -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-earning athlete in American sports for the second straight year.<p>The boxer is projected to make $90 …

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Dwyane Wade starting for Heat

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat had Dwyane Wade in the starting lineup for Wednesday night's Game 5 of the playoff series against the Chicago Bulls.<p>Wade, who …

Packers hope for Brett Favre reunion

Green Bay Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy said Tuesday that the team hopes to have Brett Favre "back involved in the organization soon."<p>Murphy …

Tiger at TPC: More marshals dispute

The Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia flap has taken another turn, as two marshals who were working the second hole at the TPC Sawgrass on Saturday dispute …

Coach calls Nick Saban 'the devil'

A Florida assistant has become the latest SEC coach to compare Nick Saban to the devil.<p>Tim Davis, the Gators' offensive line coach, made the remarks …

College Football

Samsung Series 5 UltraTouch review: a solid, if slightly overpriced, mid-range Ultrabook

If you read our latest laptop buyer's guide, you may have noticed we included a lot of high-end PCs. Which makes sense: we've been quite busy reviewing flagship devices since Windows 8 went on sale last fall. We're talking the best Microsoft's partners have to offer: twisting screens, dual screens, …