Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Review: Hardware Triumph, Software Facepalm

Last year, the original Xperia Z Tablet was one of our absolute favorite tablets. It was so wonderfully thin and light, plus waterproofiness? Fantastic. But the laggy software Sony put on top kind of knee-capped its potential. This year, the hardware is even better. Bordering on masterful! But some lessons Sony just… » 4/21/14 5:26pm Monday 5:26pm

The Best Action Camera: Spring 2014 Edition

You can't just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren't all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best. » 4/17/14 1:00pm 4/17/14 1:00pm

So, this story they told the Daily News is cute and all, but that's just not how twitter works. Obviously someone their copied that pic.twitter.com link to their clipboard to send to a friend or something, then forgot they'd done that, and accidentally used that instead of the normal link they paste in at the end of… » 4/15/14 8:48pm 4/15/14 8:48pm

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: Less Is So Much More

If you can say one thing about Samsung's Galaxy S line of smartphones, it's that they consistently pair some of the best hardware with inexplicable software. The S5 scales back Samsung's bells and whistles, which helps make it easily the best Galaxy phone yet. If only they'd gone even further. » 4/15/14 10:20am 4/15/14 10:20am

Inside Jim Henson's Creature Shop: Where Gadgets and Dreams Collide

It's not often that you get a chance to see the place where your childhood memories were literally built. It's kind of like peeling back the curtain on your dreams and finding the architects of them busily at work, pulling the strings, painting the scenery, and creating the characters you will vividly remember decades… » 4/14/14 3:00pm 4/14/14 3:00pm

I mean, I guess the question is "'close enough' for what purpose?" I think the image quality on the Hero 3 Black is better. If it's the 3+ Black the difference is even greater. Plus, you'll always be able to upgrade the camera (for example when the Hero 4 comes out later this year). That said, you don't get the same… » 4/14/14 2:11pm 4/14/14 2:11pm