Comcast has confirmed that it's going to buy Time Warner Cable to form a huge, tangled monster of awfulness. Hooray! You want out? Lucky for you there are some alternatives to doing business with your monopolistic cable-internet master if you try hard enough. Here are your options, and good luck making your escape. Read more...
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
The HAV304 took the crown of “world's longest aircraft” with its inaugural flight today. The gargantuan spans a football field and towers just over two stories in height, owing its construction to pure metal. It sacrifices little in being the world's longest, as it still reaches 100 mph, which is triple that of the dwarfish Goodyear blimp.
It's now officially spring -- that wonderful time of the year that leaves you feelingguiltyfor not going outside. Why not take a small, portable computing device with you? A selection of modestly discounted Android, iOS and Windows 8 slabs await your frugal whims after the break. Abhor reading LCDs in the great outdoors? No worries, we tossed in a more traditional e-reader for good measure.
Last fall, we told you about the Oyster ebook lending service that gave you unlimited access to ebooks on your iOS devices. At the time, they had 100,000 books in their lending library. Now, they have more than 500,000 titles available.
It's a tiny box that plugs into your television. Amazon says it delivers high-quality, fast performance with a quad-core processor and two gigabytes of RAM.It costs $99.99, and it's shipping today.Fire TV streams video from Amazon, Hulu, ESPN, Netflix, and many other sources.But it does more than just stream videos. It's also a gaming machine.
If you've been thinking about picking up an Amazon tablet, the internet retailer could well force your hand with its latest deal. For today only, the company will sell you the7-inch Kindle Fire HDXat an £80 discount, meaning you'll be able to grab the 32GB model for just £149 or the 64GB model for £179. Surprisingly, the low-cost 16GB model isn't included, nor is the 8.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day 2014, Amazon has discounted the price of its popular tablet, the Kindle Fire HDX . Effective immediately, and for a limited time, you can score the Kindle Fire HDX 7 for $199.99, a savings of $30 off the normal asking price. The larger Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 has a temporary price cut, down $40 to $339.99 while the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is listed at $189.99.
Looking to pick up an Amazon Kindle Fire HD or Kindle Fire HD X tablet? There’s no time like the present! Amazon has slashed the price of the 16GB Kindle Fire HD from $169.99 down to $129.99, a savings of $40 off the normal cost. For what it’s worth, the 8GB model is $119.99 today. The newer 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX is only $199.
The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those hooked into the Amazon ecosystem. The Kindle range runs Android, albeit a very customised Android to a point where it is almost unrecognisable.
Samsung has fired another volley of not-so-subtle criticisms against its rivals and this time it is not leaving anyone out. It's latest ad for its Galaxy Pro line of tablets try to make sure that everyone knows that Samsung's offering makes you more productive than any iPad or Surface or Kindle Fire will ever do.
5.4″ X 2.3″ X 0.8″ and weighs about a half pound. It’s made with what Lumsing describes as “original Samsungcells and premium microchips and a high quality Li-ion battery”.When you have a lot of mobile devices that you use constantly throughout your day, you’re eventually going to find yourself with a drained battery. If you are at home or in the office, you can plug up your device before it dies, but what if you aren’t near a power source? There are a lot of portable backup batteries on the market, but it seems most of them have small capacities – just enough to charge up a phone until you can make it to a power source. There aren’t many that have enough power to charge a tablet, and there are very few that can charge two devices simultaneously. And it seems those that can charge twoare very expensive.
Cyanogen has release the latest in the "M" series of builds. This time around we are seeing the CyanogenMod 11.0 M4 release, which naturally, is a follow-up to the M3 release we saw around this time last month. All the CM11 M4 builds should be live and available from the official download portal at this time.
If you've taken a look at ourwinter 2014 tablet buyer's guide, you now have a good idea of what slates you should be buying. With many purchases, pricecanbe a sticking point, but thanks to our pricing tools, it doesn't have to be.
Amazon is once again offering discounts on its Kindle Fire HD and Fire HDX line of tablets, this time for Mother’s Day. You do love the woman who brought you into the world, don’t you? Show that beautiful lady how much she means by scooping up a tablet.