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We live in an ever-connected society. So it comes as no surprise that there's an abundance of devices that help us stay ‘always on,' no matter where we are. One such device is the MiFi 2 from Novatel Wireless, an easily pocketable mobile hotspot that can be used to get high-speed 4G connectivity virtually anywhere.
The Marketnews office recently became an airfield with the arrival of the Crimson Eye remote controlled helicopter by Swann. What makes this tiny chopper extra intriguing is its ability to shoot videos and snap photos while in-flight.
I've now had a full 24 hours to play with the BlackBerry Z10, the first smartphone to be released on the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. Will it convince me to switch over from my current iPhone?
A 12.4-megapixel camera with a magnesium-alloy body, Samsung's EX2F is one of a growing number of cameras with very sophisticated, reliable built-in Wi-Fi connectivity.
The Sennheiser MM 500-X sounds great; it's comfortable, it's easy to use, it's highly portable, and it's affordably priced at $330.
This tiny full-featured 10.1MP camera, with a mostly metal body, boasts several benefits over Panasonic's highly-rated Lumix DMC-LX5, which it replaces. Improved aspects include the LCD screen, sensor, and Venus Engine processor with multi-process noise reduction.
Created by acclaimed designer Philippe Starck, the ZiK has a slick touch-sensing control that lets you adjust volume and skip tracks with a swipe of your finger. Every physical aspect of the ZiK reveals thoughtful, polished industrial design. The controls work intuitively and, in my experience, flawlessly.
Surpringly small for a 20.2-megapixel camera with a large (13.2x8.8mm) sensor, the RX100 is made of metal and equipped with a large stabilized Carl Zeiss T* 28-100mm (equivalent) f/1.8-4.9 lens with four aspherical elements. The RX100 is definitely shirt-pocket size when the lens is retracted.
Harmony is known for developing intuitive universal remotes that are easy as pie for even techno-phobes to program. And there's no exception with the new Harmony Touch, which kicks the top-selling Harmony One up a notch with a sleeker design, more touch-based controls, gesture controls, and a redesigned online setup process.
Microsoft's new Windows 8 isn't sure if it's a tablet OS or a computer OS. But the Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T (about $700) has no such doubts: it comes with no keyboard. For better or worse, it's a true Windows tablet. And, as it turns out, a very good one.