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How to Take a Screenshot and Crop It with LG G...
Visual guide to taking a screenshot with the LG G Flex smartphone.
Quick and Easy Apple iPad Tips
As with many electronic devices that sport an operating system, there might come a time when your apps
How to Use Windows Media Player to Rip CDs
A step-by-step tutorial/lesson on how to rip or copy music/tunes from a CD by using Windows Media Player.
Save Your Data by Backing Up Your iPad
Backing up and restoring an iPad.
Step-by-Step Directions for Updating Your...
Step-by-step instructions for updating the software of your Kindle Fire tablet
Secure Your iPad by Setting a Passcode
Setting Up Your iPad password. Portable Electronics.
What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Portable...
Tips and features to consider before buying a portable DVD player.
The Top 4 Portable DVD Players on the Market
A list of recommended portable DVD players out on the market.
The Correct Way to Travel with Your Android Phone
How to turn on Wi-Fi while disabling 3G, 4G or phone calls on Android.
How to Change the Battery on Your Barnes and...
How to remove the Nook's back cover. Page 2.
Take Five: Amazon Launches Five New Kindle...
Amazon launched two new Kindle e-readers and three new Kindle Fire tablets, including a child-proof Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition.
How to Cancel a Frozen App Download on Android
How to use either the Market App or Download Manager to cancel a frozen or stuck download on Android.
How to Remove Samsung Galaxy S Captivate Back,...
Push in the MicroSD memory card to unlock or lock it. Samsung Galaxy S Captivate. Page 6.
Kids' Gift Guide: Top Electronics for Kids
A list of top electronics devices for kids.
Sync Gmail Contacts to Your iPhone in 7 Easy...
A tutorial on how to sync your Gmail contacts to your iPhone.
Setting Up an iPad Without a Computer
How to set up a new iPad without a computer.
How to Remove the Back Covers of an HTC Inspire...
How to take off the battery cover of the HTC Inspire.
Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant Tutorial: Removing...
Removing the back cover of a Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant smartphone.
Review: Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro Headphones
A review of the Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro headphones.
Tutorial: How to Play PS4 Games on PS Vita with...
A step-by-step guide on how to play PS4 games on the PS Vita.
E-Mail on Kindle: How to Use the Kindle For...
How to use the free 3G on Kindle to access e-mail on the go. How to use a Kindle for free e-mail. How to use a Kindle as a free e-mail device. Hack a Kindle for free e-mail anywhere in the US.
All You Need to Know About the Amazon Kindle
A guide to everything you need to know about Amazon’s Kindle line.
A Solid 3rd-Party Xbox Controller for Gamers on...
Performance Designed Products’ Rock Candy Xbox 360 controller attempts to provide gamers with an affordable alternative.
How to Replace the Battery/SIM/MicroSD on...
Accessing the BlackBerry Torch SIM card.
The Top 4 Portable Satellite Radios on the Market
XM and Sirius satellite radio are extremely popular these days. Satellite radio is a great way to get your favorite music crystal clear and commercial free and now there are ways to enjoy your favorite satellite radio via portable devices. XM and Sirius both offer portable satellite radio devices so you can listen to music, sports and talk radio almost anywhere. We offer advice here on some of the top picks for portable satellite radios.
Yurbuds a Great Fit For In-ear Earphones
A review of the Yurbuds earphone cover and earbud adapters.
What is E Ink?
An explanation on how E Ink works.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Tips and Tricks
Removing the back cover of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is quite easy.
Slate PC's: The Slate Tablet PC Roundup
A roundup of popular slate tablet PC's in the market and new ones that are on the way.
Review: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
Samsung tries to one-up Apple’s iPad 2 with its sleek, new Android Honeycomb tablet.
HTC Surround Back Cover, Battery and SIM Card...
HTC Surround Back Cover, Battery and SIM Card Tutorial
Apple iPad Central
Links to iPad-related news, views, tutorials, photo galleries, and general information.
These Are the Best Ultra-Low-Cost MP3 Players
MP3 players for those on a tight budget can be a reality. Cheap MP3 players may not have all the same features as their more expensive kin, but budget MP3 players still offer a lot for the dollar. Many cheap MP3 players are flash memory based. For more details on some of the best cheap MP3 players on the market today, check out this list.
Before You Buy an eBook Reader
Tips Before Buying an eBook Reader
Review: The Sony DVP-FX930 Portable DVD Player
A review of the Sony DVP-FX930 portable DVD player.
Review: Coloud Brings ‘The Boom’...
A review of Coloud’s “The Boom” headphones with speakerphone and remote functionality for iOS devices and Android.
First Look: The Apple iPad Tablet
A look at the features of Apple's iPad tablet.
The Pros and Cons of the Rock-It Portable Speaker
A review of OrigAudio's Rock-It portable vibration speaker.
The Top 5 Portable USB Chargers
A roundup of portable battery and charging options for electronic devices.
How to Change the LG G Flex SIM Card
A tutorial on how to open the SIM tray of the LG G Flex Android smartphone and positioning the SIM card.
How Amazon Kindle Owners Can Loan eBooks for Free
How to borrow a free e-book for your Kindle Fire tablet through the Kindle Owners' Lending Library.
Preview: Amazon’s 4th-Generation Kindle
A quick look at Amazon’s 4th-generation Kindle reader.
How To Turn Your NOOK Color Into An Android...
How to install Android Honeycomb on NOOK Color. How To Upgrade NOOK Color To Honeycomb. Installing Android HoneyComb On NOOK Color. Honeycomb Makes NOOK A Cheap Android Tablet.
The Takeaway on Samsung's Android-Powered...
How does the first serious iPad competitor stack up? Here’s a look at the Verizon version of Samsung’s 7-inch Galaxy Tab.
Review: iRig Keys
A review of the iRig Keys portable keyboard for PC, Mac, and iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).
Kindle Software Update Version 3.1
Learn about Kindle Software Update Version 3.1. What's new in Kindle Software Update Version 3.1. Features of Kindle Software Version 3.1. Features of Kindle Software Update Version 3.1.
Review: The Toshiba SDP93S Portable DVD Player
A review of the Toshiba SDP93S portable DVD player.
Review: Afterglow Universal Wireless Headset
A review of Performance Designed Products’ Afterglow Universal Wireless Headset.
From Screenshots to Memory Cards: HTC One M8...
How to open the microSD tray of the HTC One M8 and access the memory card.
The 5 Best Portable Devices for a Long Plane...
A list of the top five portable devices to bring with you on a long plane flight.
What's The Best E-Reader For School?
The best e-reader for school is Amazon's Kindle DX. E-textbooks, big screen, free 3G and advanced notes make Kindle DX the top choice for students. Kindle DX beats out iPad and smaller e-readers as our top pick for students seeking an e-reader.
Black, White and Read All Over: Kindle Voyage...
Amazon banks on e-ink loyalists with its new premium e-reader, the Voyage.
How to View eBooks from a Public Library on...
How to borrow e-books from library. How to borrow e-books from the library. How to download books from your library to your e-reader. How to borrow a digital book from your library.
Review: Philips PET7402A Portable DVD Player
Review of the Philips PET7402 Portable DVD Player.
Go-Go Gadget: Best Portable Electronics for Kids
Looking for a present for your older child or teen? Then check out our gadget picks for potential ideas.
Best eReaders: A Roundup of the Most Popular...
Best eReaders? A roundup of the top popular eReaders on the market.
Quick Look: Samsung's Galaxy Tab Android Tablet
A quick look at the specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet.
What's the Best E-Reader for Beach Reading?
Here's a list of the best e-readers for summer reading on the beach. Compare them and find out which one is best for you.
How to Convert Video for Portable Devices
A guide to converting videos for portable devices such as the iPod, PSP and smartphones.
On The Surface: Microsoft Surface 2 vs. iPad...
Skimming the Surface: Sizing up Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet against the iPad Air and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.
Review: Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About...
Chop suey the undead through the ages in the sequel to the popular ‘Plants vs. Zombies’ game.
What to Expect from Kinivo BTH240 Bluetooth...
Ultimately, this headset’s biggest strength is being an all-around player.
Is the Skullcandy SLYR Worth Your Money?
Skullcandy SLYR delivers solid gaming headset on a budget if you don’t mind wires.
Review: The Panasonic DMP-B15 Portable Blu-ray...
Review of the Panasonic DMP-B15 Portable Blu-ray Player
Amazon Updates Its Large Tablet With Kindle...
With the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, Amazon updates its 8.9-inch tablet in time to go head to head with Apple's iPad Air.
How to Remove Motorola Droid 2 Back Cover,...
Remove the Motorola Droid 2 MicroSD memory card by gripping on its edge and pulling it out.
Tablet Buying Guide: Tips Before You Buy a...
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy.
How to Delete Photos on Your Blackberry Playbook
Swiping downward from the top bezel of the BlackBerry PlayBook while a picture is highlighted will bring up a drop down menu.
Sony D-NF400 CD Walkman Review
Sony's D-NF400 CD Walkman is a well thought out CD player which supports standard audio, MP3 and Sony's ATRAC3 CDs. It offers long battery life, good button layout, a very useful LCD information display and a variety of control choices to enhance your listening experience. Uninterrupted playback via a memory buffer is offered for those times when the player takes a bump. It also can tune to FM, AM, TV and weather stations, with the ability to program 51 total presets.
How to Change the Ouya Controller Battery
Changing the batteries of the Ouya controller. Page 2.
NOOK Color Receives Update, App Store
NOOK Color receives Android 2.2 upgrade with App Store. Nook Color system update 1.2 brings tablet functionality including app store and Flash support. Barnes & Noble upgrades the NOOK Color. NOOK Color becomes an inexpensive Android tablet thanks to firmware update.
What is EPUB?
A quick look at the. Portable Electronics.
No Wires: Rapoo 8900P Wireless Keyboard and...
Rapoo 8900P combines a full-size wireless keyboard and ergonomic mouse in one package. We put it through the paces in our latest gadget review.
Review: GelaSkins Protective Skins
A review of GelaSkins protective skins for laptops, gaming devices and portable media players.
Review: Outdoor Tech Buckshot Bluetooth Speaker
Rugged, compact Buckshot speaker from Outdoor Tech targets cyclists and outdoor lovers.
Top 5 Hard Drive MP3 Players
A hard drive based MP3 player provides you the ultimate in the ability to take your music collection on the go. Capable of holding up to and over 15,000 songs, hard drive based MP3 players provide a wide variety of features for song lovers. For details on some of the best hard drive based MP3 players out there, such as the Apple iPod, check out this list.
What is the Kindle 3G and Kindle Wi-Fi?
A look at the features of Amazon's new Kindle 3 lineup: the Kindle 3G and Kindle Wi-Fi.
Review: V-MODA Crossfade LP Headphones
Review of the V-MODA Crossfade LP Headphones
That Was Cheap, Dude: The Budget Gaming Headset...
Affordable doesn't have to mean terrible. A look at some budget gaming headset alternatives that still serve up pretty nice sound.
X Factor: Amazon Updates its Entry-Level Tablet...
Amazon updates its 7-inch tablet to go toe-to-toe with Apple iPad mini and Google Nexus 7.
10 Reasons to Buy an E-Reader for Your Kids
10 reasons why buying your kid an e-reader is a good idea. Why buying an e-book reader for your kids makes sense. 10 reasons why you should buy your kids an e-reader. Why parents should consider an e-book reader for their kids.
Portable Video Editing: Importing Media into...
To put together your video, you'll need to get your media into your timeline.
Preview: Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet
A quick look at Amazon’s first tablet, the Kindle Fire.
Sideloading: What Is It?
What is sideloading an e-book. What is side loading an e-book. What does it mean when you sideload an e-book. What does it mean when you side load an e-book.
First Look: Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition
Amazon releases a new version of its Fire tablet for little ones with the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition.
E-Readers: Is It Worth Buying Used?
What you can expect to pay for a used e-reader. Guide to buying a used e-reader. B&N Nook tops our list of best value used e-readers. Buying an e-reader on e-Bay.
What to Consider Before Buying a Portable CD...
Portable CD players give you the option to take your shiny silver discs with you on the road or to the gym. What are the best things to consider when shopping for that perfect portable CD player? Check out our buying guide to portable CD players to help you make an informed decision.
Review: The WikiReader Portable Wikipedia...
A review of the WikiReader portable Wikipedia encyclopedia.
4 Amazing eBook Readers You Didn't Know About
Alternatives to the top e-book readers. E-readers from Aluratek, Pan Digital, Velocity Micro, iriver and other alternatives to Kindle or NOOK. A list of e-book readers from manufacturers other than Amazon, Sony and Barnes and Noble.
Perfect Gadget Gift Ideas for Men
A look at several gadget gift recommendations for humanity's other half (i.e. guys).
Review: Apple iPad Delivers Solid Multimedia...
A review of the 16GB version of Apple's new iPad Wifi slate tablet.
Preview: Apple’s Second-Generation iPad 2
A preview of Apple's second-generation iPad 2
NOOK Color Review
Review of Barnes & Noble NOOK Color. NOOK Color tablet e-reader reviewed. NOOK Color rates 3 stars in review. How good is the Barnes & Noble NOOK Color e-reader.
How to Set Up Your Wi-Fi Connection on a...
To set up your BlackBerry PlayBook's Wi-Fi connection, access your Settings menu.
How To Take Screenshots on a BlackBerry...
Screenshots, screenshots, screenshots. Ever since I learned about the “Print Screen” function on Windows,
Review: Turtle Beach PX22
Turtle Beach releases the successor to its PX21 headset for gamers on a budget.
Online Shopping Tips: 7 Ways to Avoid Online...
7 tips to avoid auction fraud and scams when shopping online.
Review: The I-Dog Soft Speaker
A review of Hasbro's I-Dog Soft Speaker.
Removing HTC Thunderbolt Back Cover to Access...
How to remove the back cover of a Verizon HTC Thunderbolt smartphone to access the battery, microSD and SIM card. Page 6.
Apple iPad Unboxing: Package Contents
What's in the box of Apple iPad packaging. Page 12.
Review: Four Door Media's Road Mice Wireless...
A review of the 800 dpi wireless Car Mouse.
10 Reasons Why You Should Buy An E-Reader For...
10 reasons why school e-books plus an e-reader are a winning combination. E-textbooks one of the 10 reasons for buying an e-reader for school.
To USB Or Not To USB: Is Wi-Fi An E-Reader Must...
Does NOOK WiFi or Kindle beat Sony Reader because of wireless connectivity? Is WiFi a must have feature for e-readers? Does the best e-book reader have to offer WiFi connectivity?
Review: iHome iBT4 Rechargeable Bluetooth Boombox
Review of the iHome iBT4 rechargeable Bluetooth boombox.
iPad 2 Review
A review of Apple’s second-generation iPad 2 tablet, including its pros and cons.
Grudge Match: Sizing Up iPad, Nexus, Kindle...
When Apple’s iPad first released in a not-so-crowded field in 2010, choosing a consumer-friendly tablet was pretty easy. Fast forward to today, however, and you’re looking at a tablet landscape that’s far more diverse. Here's a comparison between between the iPad Air, iPad mini, Nexus 10, Nexus 7, Surface 2, Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.
Review: Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400
Review of the Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400 gaming headset for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Review: Kobo eReader Touch Edition
Kobo Touch review shows a decent e-reader with display issues that keep it from NOOK Simple Touch level. Review of Kobo eReader Touch shows decent device that's hurt by display issues. New e-reader from Kobo is compact and light but touchscreen needs improvement.
Apple iPad Unboxing: Front View
Front view of Apple iPad after unboxing. Page 13.
Review: SuperTooth HD Voice In-Car Bluetooth...
Answering calls on your smartphone while driving is a bit like playing Russian roulette. Does the Supertooth HD Voice Bluetooth speakerphone make phone conversations safer for road warriors?
What do I look for in a MP3 player?
Hard drive or flash memory? PC or Mac compatible? FM tuner or not? Not sure what features to consider for your digital audio player? Check out our digital audio player buying guide and let us help you sort out the best player for your needs.
Review: Seidio Obex Combo Waterproof Samsung...
A review of the Seidio Obex Combo waterproof case with holster for the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone.
Review: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
Review: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
eBook Reader Central
A hub for ebook reader news, tips and information.
Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HD...
Amazon unveils 2012 Kindle lineup with Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and Kindle Paperwhite.
Buying a Tablet: From Travel to Business
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy. Page 2.
Tutorial: How to Add or Remove Apps From LG G...
How to add an app or app shortcut to the LG G Flex home screen. Page 2.
Battle of the Compact Touchscreen E-Readers
Which is the best e-book reader when it comes to compact, touchscreen models? The latest NOOK, Kobo and a veteran Sony compared to determine which is the best e-reader. We compare models from Sony, Kobo and Barnes & Noble to find the best e-reader among compact touchscreen devices.
Apple iPad Accessories
A list of official and third-party Apple iPad accessories, including docks, cables, chargers, keyboards, cases and skins.
Review: EA Sports Football Club Official Wired...
PDP’s EA Sports Football Club official controller is solid for a third-party device though a tad pricey for a wired gamepad.
Creative Labs MuVo V100 : In-Depth Review
The Creative Labs MuVo V100 offers a strong combination of functionality,capacity, and value in a compact package, but is the MuVo V100 your best option?
All in the Details: Elgato Game Capture HD 60...
Elgato’s latest game capture device ups ante with 1080p capture at 60 frames per second.
Review: Sandisk Ultra Dual USB Drive
Sandisk Ultra Dual USB Drive doubles as a computer thumb drive and memory stick for Android phones.
Review: Pico Freeloader Solar Charger
A review of the Pico Freeloader solar charger
Review: Grovemade iPhone Bamboo/Wood Case
The Grovemade bamboo and wooden case adds touch of nature to the iPhone’s modern design.
Preview: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android...
A look at Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android Honeycomb tablet.
Review: Mimoco Mimobot Chewbacca USB 2.0 Drive
Mimoco’s Mimobot line gives the Star Wars universe’s favorite wookie his own USB thumb drive.
Review: Rapoo E6300 Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard
The Rapoo E6300 wireless Bluetooth keyboard packs a premium feel in a small package.
Belkin YourType Folio + Keyboard for iPad Review
A review of the Belkin YourType Folio + Keyboard for iPad.
Finding the Settings Menu of Your BlackBerry...
The easiest way to bring up the Settings Menu of a BlackBerry PlayBook.
Is Kindle App For iPad Toast?
Apple App Store Still Offering Kindle App, day after deadline to remove in-app purchase option. Amazon and Apple spat buts Kindle e-books on iPad in jeopardy. Kindle on iPad at risk because of Amazon's Shop in Kindle Store button. Apple and Amazon butt heads over Kindle app for iPad.
Review: Swann PenCam
Review of the Swann PenCam pen camera.
Review: Verbatim Wireless Bluetooth Mobile...
A review of the Verbatim Wireless Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard.
Review: Swann Micro Lightning RC Helicopter
A review of the Swann Micro Lightning remote-controlled helicopter.
Review: Auris Bluetooth 4.0 Mini Receiver
A review of the Auris Bluetooth 4.0 receiver.
Amazon Kindle Ebook Reader Review
The Amazon Kindle ebook reader is an amazing ebook device with only a few minor flaws. The Kindle from Amazon lets you read hundreds of ebooks, download ebooks wirelessly, download newspapers wirelessly and read your favorite blogs. The Kindle is a solid ebook reader worth checking out.
Review: The SanDisk 16GB MicroSD HC
A review of the SanDisk 16GB MicroSD HC.
Never Mind New Nook and Kobo, Amazon Introduces...
New Nook and Kobo e-readers followed by Amazon.com announcement of Kindle 3G With Special Offers. Amazon.com tries to steal spotlight from new Nook and Kobo e-readers with discounted Kindle 3G. Amazon extends Special Offers with ad-based Kindle 3G at $25 savings.
Review: Divoom IFIT-1 Rechargeable Speaker
A review of the Divoom IFIT-1 rechargeable speaker.
Top Gaming Headsets with a Mic
Looking for a good pair of headsets to accompany your gaming fix? Then check out our list of gaming headsets with mics to help you with your decision.
Review: Yurbuds Ironman Talk Earphones
Good grip makes Yurbuds Ironman Talk ideal for exercisers who listen to music on their smartphones.
Preview: The Coby Kyros MID7015 Budget Tablet
A first look at the Coby Kyros MID7015 Android tablet.
Apple iPad Unboxing: Brushed Aluminum Case
Portable Electronics. Page 14.
Beyond the Bend: LG G Flex Phablet Review
LG literally tries to get ahead of the curve with the uniquely shaped G Flex.
Review: Pikmin 3 for Nintendo Wii U
Pikmin returns with some new helpers and a new cast as well as off-TV play via the Wii U tablet.
What Is Kobo?
An overview of kobo books and kobo e-readers. Kobobooks.com, the kobo e-reader and information about the company. Information about kobo e-books and kobo e-readers. Listing of Kobo details including e-readers up to the new kobo Touch.
Review: Arctic Sound E361 Headphones
A Review of Arctic Cooling's Arctic Sound E361 headphones.
Review: SwannSecure All-in-One WiFi HD...
Swann’s security camera features solid build and day and night capability but the user interface can be unwieldy.
Review: Snow Lizard SLPower 7
It only charges newer iPads halfway but the Snow Lizard SLPower 7’s dual ports makes it ideal for juicing up multiple phones and other gadgets on the road.
Google’s Nexus 10 vs. iPad Air, Kindle...
Google second-generation Nexus 10 goes head to head against the iPad Air, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 and Surface in the large tablet space.
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