iPad Mini: Impact on health, environment and your pocket
7 Mar 2013 - By Omar Mariño

If you hop on any flight or grab a cup of coffee at your local Starbuck’s, it’s clear to see that tablets have become ubiquitous. And when Apple announced the release of the iPad Mini last fall, many consumers were excited to get their hands on this smaller and, of course, more affordable version of an already popular product. A recent video posted by InsuranceQuotes.org reviews the hidden costs of the iPad Mini by looking at three categories: health, environment, and economy.


Useful gadgets for cold days – Winter 2012
6 Oct 2011 - By Omar Mariño

A few more weeks and many regions situated in the North Hemisphere will be covered by snow, facing low temperatures. For that reason, I will show you some useful gadgets for those days that are coming. That way, maybe you could enjoy a more practical… and funny winter.


Philips ThinkLink: All-in-one DECT + Mobile Phone is Available
14 Sep 2011 - By Omar Mariño

Philips came up with an interesting gadget in a category where, honestly, it’s not very easy to innovate: DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) phones. The product was first introduced at the IFA 2011 in Berlin (Germany).


Japan: Pioneer launches Steez Headphones, Speakers, and MP3
12 Sep 2011 - By Omar Mariño

Pioneer, the well-known Japanese brand, has just launched their new Steez audio line in the Asian market, which reflects a young spirit with well designed and very attractive products. Among the launched products, we can find portable speakers, headphones, and a MP3 player with a very peculiar look.


Klipsch Mode M40 Wireless Headphones: Active Noise Cancellation
10 Sep 2011 - By Omar Mariño

Good music lovers always demand more and more. They don’t want just some cheap, minimalistic, and basic headphones that only give off sound. Instead, they prefer advanced technologies such as the trendy noise-cancellation. And certainly we are not talking about the passive way that consist of the basic isolation of our hearing sense from external noise; no,  we are talking about the active noise-cancellation: Having an electronic system that counteracts external noise.


3 Peripherals for your Smartphone, Game Console, and Laptop
23 Jul 2011 - By Omar Mariño

It’s been a while since we did a roundup of good peripheral devices for your smartphone, game consoles, laptops, and other assorted tech gadgets, so let’s get right to it. This time around, we’ll be looking at a mouse that looks more like modern art, a gaming peripheral that’s absolutely ridiculous (and not aimed at the Wii), and some really cool speakers.


gScreen’s Dual-Screen SpaceBook is Now Up for Sale (Pre-Order)
16 Jul 2011 - By Omar Mariño

The creators of gScreen’s latest contraption (the SpaceBook Dual-screen laptop) knew it was getting harder and harder to shock the jaded technophile community when they went into the brainstorming sessions that eventually gave birth to this beast. Rather than just being comfortable with faster processors and more RAM or Super AMOLED screens, gScreen decided to double down and give users two screens on one machine. Read more >>

The Toshiba Thrive hits Best Buy Shelves
12 Jul 2011 - By Omar Mariño

Maybe the Toshiba Thrive is not one of the most revolutionary tablets to hit the marketplace this year but it is certainly one of the newest. While display models have been on store shelves for quite some time, the official retail release date for Toshiba’s little Android-powered tablet wasn’t until yesterday (July 10th). In addition to having some sleek and useful styling, the tablet is also extremely functional with full-sized ports for those of us who really don’t like having micro USB and HDMI cords that only fit one digital accessory. So what do you get for your $480 when you go to your local Best Buy store? Read more >>

Lenovo’s Honeycomb IdeaPad K1 Coming to the US
8 Jul 2011 - By Omar Mariño

Lenovo’s IdeaPAd K1 is quite an impressive machine but, unfortunately, it isn’t yet available for sale in the United States. That means you have to go through some serious back channels to get your hands on one of these little 10.1 inch machines—or wait. That’s right, it looks as though Lenovo is actively seeking permission to sell the IdeadPad K1 in the United States. In fact, the machine has been submitted to the FCC and is currently awaiting approval! Read more >>