22014Aug

A big leap in home Wi-Fi performance

Editor’s note, August 1, 2014: The router was reviewed using a firmware with known issues, and will be reaccessed when the new firmware is released later this month. The AC2400 RT-AC87U Dual-band Wireless Gigabit Router is big leap in home Wi-Fi performance. The new router has everything the previous model, the RT-AC68U, has to offer…

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22014Aug

Tech comes cheap in new Toyota Yaris

When you hit the lowest trim level in a model line, you are usually faced with seedy-looking monochrome displays for 1980s level cabin tech. Toyota bucks this trend in the 2015 Yaris, fitting every model, from lowly L up to the top SE trim level, with a 6.1-inch touchscreen and Entune Audio head unit. Toyota…

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22014Aug

A worthy contender to the Bose SoundLink Mini

Mini Bluetooth speakers continue to get better, but it’s still hard to find ones that qualify as being exceptional. The Sony SRS-X3, one of the smaller models in Sony’s 2014 lineup of portable Bluetooth speakers, stands out as one of the better minis out there and is a likable wireless speaker for its compact size…

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22014Aug

A tempting LED, thanks to the slimmed-down price point

The lighting aisle’s LED section is getting more and more crowded with legitimate values, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that manufacturers are looking for new ways to stand out. Enter the Philips SlimStyle, a low-cost LED that sets itself apart with an unusual, flattened design. This two-dimensional spin on modern, high efficiency lighting…

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22014Aug

A solid e-mail app, but nothing that sets it apart

MyMail (iOS|Android) is a free e-mail client available on both Android and iOS that — in addition to incorporating popular e-mail services — lets you also create a free My.com account with unlimited storage. The app has all the basic features of an email client, but unless you plan on switching your e-mail provider to…

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22014Aug

A unique hybrid with less hassle

There are many 10-inch and 11-inch hybrids to choose from right now if you’ve got about $400 to spend and realistic expectations of performance and storage capacity. Recent versions from Lenovo, Dell, and HP all offer Atom or Pentium-powered ultraportable bodies that convert to Windows 8 tablets, although none are ready to take the place…

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12014Aug

Infografic: Unul din trei europeni sfideaza restrictiile legate de retelele sociale la locul de munca

Angajatii europeni ignora restrictiile referitoare la folosirea aplicatiilor de mesagerie si a retelelor sociale impuse la locul de munca, arata un studiu realizat in randul a 4.500 de persoane de catre Samsung Electronics. Cercetarea People-Inspired Security arata ca doi din cinci angajati (40%) care lucreaza in birouri au accesul restrictionat sau nu au acces…

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12014Aug

Planurile BlackBerry, date peste cap – Germania, atenta la telefonul lui Merkel

Germania va examina planurile companiei BlackBerry de a achizitiona Secusmart GmbH, o companie germana de securitate, a carei tehnologie de criptare a datelor protejeaza telefoanele mai multor oficiali, inclusiv pe cel al Angelei Merkel. (Sursa foto: TheNextWeb) BlackBerry, care vrea sa se reinventeze sub conducerea noului director executiv, John Chen, vrea sa…

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