Portable Electronics: Most Popular Articles
Visual guide to taking a screenshot with the LG G Flex smartphone.
As with many electronic devices that sport an operating system, there might come a time when your apps
A step-by-step tutorial/lesson on how to rip or copy music/tunes from a CD by using Windows Media Player.
Step-by-step instructions for updating the software of your Kindle Fire tablet
Backing up and restoring an iPad.
Tips and features to consider before buying a portable DVD player.
Setting Up Your iPad password. Portable Electronics.
How to remove the Nook's back cover. Page 2.
How to use either the Market App or Download Manager to cancel a frozen or stuck download on Android.
A list of recommended portable DVD players out on the market.
A list of top electronics devices for kids.
How to turn on Wi-Fi while disabling 3G, 4G or phone calls on Android.
Owners of an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch can easily edit videos in their device by using the iMovie app.
Removing the back cover of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is quite easy.
Push in the MicroSD memory card to unlock or lock it. Samsung Galaxy S Captivate. Page 6.
Removing the back cover of a Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant smartphone.
How to set up a new iPad without a computer.
A step-by-step guide on how to play PS4 games on the PS Vita.
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.
An explanation on how E Ink works.
How to borrow a free e-book for your Kindle Fire tablet through the Kindle Owners' Lending Library.
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.
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.
How to take off the battery cover of the HTC Inspire.
A tutorial on how to sync your Gmail contacts to your iPhone.
Samsung tries to one-up Apple’s iPad 2 with its sleek, new Android Honeycomb tablet.
Performance Designed Products’ Rock Candy Xbox 360 controller attempts to provide gamers with an affordable alternative.
A guide to everything you need to know about Amazon’s Kindle line.
A review of the Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro headphones.
A roundup of portable battery and charging options for electronic devices.
HTC Surround Back Cover, Battery and SIM Card Tutorial. Page 2.
Tips Before Buying an eBook Reader
A roundup of popular slate tablet PC's in the market and new ones that are on the way.
You can pick different wallpaper types for your Honeycomb tablet. Page 3.
Accessing the BlackBerry Torch SIM card.
A tutorial on how to open the SIM tray of the LG G Flex Android smartphone and positioning the SIM card.
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.
Ultimately, this headset’s biggest strength is being an all-around player.
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.
A review of the Yurbuds earphone cover and earbud adapters.
A review of the Sony DVP-FX930 portable DVD player.
A look at the features of Apple's iPad tablet.
A review of the Toshiba SDP93S portable DVD player.
A review of OrigAudio's Rock-It portable vibration speaker.
How does the first serious iPad competitor stack up? Here’s a look at the Verizon version of Samsung’s 7-inch Galaxy Tab.
A quick look at Amazon’s 4th-generation Kindle reader.
A quick look at the specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet.
Links to iPad-related news, views, tutorials, photo galleries, and general information.
Google fields its next entry in the tablet wars with Nexus 9.
A list of the top five portable devices to bring with you on a long plane flight.
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.
Apple and Google renew their rivalry with the release of the iPad Air 2 and Nexus 9 tablets.
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.
It's the clash of the phone titans. Here's the tale of the tape between Apple's iPhone 6 Plus and Google's Nexus 6 smartphone.
Skimming the Surface: Sizing up Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet against the iPad Air and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.
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.
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.
Review of the Philips PET7402 Portable DVD Player.
A review of the iRig Keys portable keyboard for PC, Mac, and iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).
A review of Coloud’s “The Boom” headphones with speakerphone and remote functionality for iOS devices and Android.
Swiping downward from the top bezel of the BlackBerry PlayBook while a picture is highlighted will bring up a drop down menu.
A look at Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android Honeycomb tablet.
Best eReaders? A roundup of the top popular eReaders on the market.
How to open the microSD tray of the HTC One M8 and access the memory card.
Rugged, compact Buckshot speaker from Outdoor Tech targets cyclists and outdoor lovers.
Affordable doesn't have to mean terrible. A look at some budget gaming headset alternatives that still serve up pretty nice sound.
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy.
A review of the 16GB version of Apple's new iPad Wifi slate tablet.
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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.
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.
A review of Performance Designed Products’ Afterglow Universal Wireless Headset.
A quick preview of Microsoft’s new Surface tablet.
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 the back cover of a Verizon HTC Thunderbolt smartphone to access the battery, microSD and SIM card. Page 5.
Review of the Panasonic DMP-B15 Portable Blu-ray Player
A quick look at Amazon’s first tablet, the Kindle Fire.
Amazon refreshes its Kindle Fire HD line with not one but two new tablets. Here's a look at how it compares to the previous model as well as Apple's iPad Mini.
Screenshots, screenshots, screenshots. Ever since I learned about the âPrint Screenâ function on Windows,
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.
At first glance, it seems like there's no way to put the battery into the Ouya console's controller. Here's how to do it.
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.
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.
Turtle Beach releases the successor to its PX21 headset for gamers on a budget.
Chop suey the undead through the ages in the sequel to the popular ‘Plants vs. Zombies’ game.
A look at the features of Amazon's new Kindle 3 lineup: the Kindle 3G and Kindle Wi-Fi.
A review of Apple’s second-generation iPad 2 tablet, including its pros and cons.
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.
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.
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.
A quick look at the. Portable Electronics.
Amazon updates its 7-inch tablet to go toe-to-toe with Apple iPad mini and Google Nexus 7.
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 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.
Skullcandy SLYR delivers solid gaming headset on a budget if you don’t mind wires.
Looking for a present for your older child or teen? Then check out our gadget picks for potential ideas.
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.
Remove the Droid 2 battery by lifting from the bottom.
Amazon releases a new version of its Fire tablet for little ones with the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition.
Good grip makes Yurbuds Ironman Talk ideal for exercisers who listen to music on their smartphones.
Uniquely designed CordCruncher serves up tangle-free earphones on a budget. Read on for our review of the former Kickstarter project.
A preview of Apple's second-generation iPad 2
Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet. Portable Electronics.
Sandisk Ultra Dual USB Drive doubles as a computer thumb drive and memory stick for Android phones.
On the top right of the Honeycomb home screen, youâll see the âAppsâ icon. Go ahead, touch it. You know
A hub for ebook reader news, tips and information.
Adding and removing apps or app shortcuts from the LG G Flex home screen.
A review of the 800 dpi wireless Car Mouse.
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.
With the introduction of iCloud and release of iBooks v1.3, Apple draws closer to Kindle features on iPad. iCloud and new iBooks release give iPad the equivalent to Kindle's Whispersync and Read-to-Me. iPad becomes a more compelling e-reader thanks to iCloud's Whispersync-like features and new iBooks read-aloud feature.
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy. Page 2.
Review of the Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400 gaming headset for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
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.
A review of SanDisk's Memory Stick Micro M2
Amazon unveils 2012 Kindle lineup with Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and Kindle Paperwhite.
The Rapoo E6300 wireless Bluetooth keyboard packs a premium feel in a small package.
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.
A review of GelaSkins protective skins for laptops, gaming devices and portable media players.
A guide to converting videos for portable devices such as the iPod, PSP and smartphones.
Jabra Revo melds wireless capability with plenty of features.
A look at the Google-branded Nexus 7 Android tablet by ASUS.
How does Amazon's 2014 Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 size up against its previous model and the iPad Air? Here’s a quick look.
Skullcandy serves up a wireless gaming headset on a budget with PLYR 2.
The iPad 10W USB Power Adapter. Portable Electronics. Page 20.
Amazon launched two new Kindle e-readers and three new Kindle Fire tablets, including a child-proof Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition.
A look at iPad availability and pricing by model.
Portable media players let you carry and enjoy digital audio, video and photos all at the same time. Portable media players are good for hauling around large amounts of these types of files so you can have hours of enjoyment. For more details on the best portable media player features to consider, check out this buying guide.
PDP’s Prismatic headset updates its original Afterglow design while maintaining solid audio quality, but setup for an HDMI connection remains tricky.
PDP’s EA Sports Football Club official controller is solid for a third-party device though a tad pricey for a wired gamepad.
Taking off the LG Quantum back cover. Page 2.
The new Toshiba SD-P1900 portable DVD player is one of Toshiba's first 2007 portable DVD players. This portable DVD player offers up features like a stylish look, nine-inch widescreen display, built-in speakers and support for a variety of disc formats besides standard DVD. For more details on this Toshiba portable DVD player, check out this first look.
A review of the Seidio Obex Combo waterproof case with holster for the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone.
What do you look for in a headphone? In ear design? High quality sound drivers? Noise cancellation? All of these? Some of the top headphones feature some, or all, of these features. Check out About.com's Top Headphones feature to help narrow the choices for that perfect listening experience.
SMS adds some greek cred to 50 Cent’s street cred with its Star Wars line of Street by 50 headphones.
Review: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
The Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit. Page 19.
PDP tries to step up its game from its regular budget controllers with the official Battlefield 4 gamepad.
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?
LG literally tries to get ahead of the curve with the uniquely shaped G Flex.
A first look at the Coby Kyros MID7015 Android tablet.
Apple forces Kindle, NOOK and Kobo apps for iOS to drop in-app purchases. Amazon blinks, Kindle app for iOS loses its Shop From Kindle Store button. Book apps on iPad and iPhone from Amazon, Kobo and NOOK lose in-app purchase capability.
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.
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.
Real Player 10 is one of the leading music management software applications. You can use Real Player 10 to copy (rip) CDs and convert them to MP3s which you save on your hard drive. To learn how to copy (rip) music CDs using Real Player 10, read my step by step how to tutorial on copying CDs using Real Player 10.
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.
Find out if buying e-books saves you money. Learn whether cheaper e-books means that e-reader pays for itself. Do e-books still cost less after you factor in the cost of buying an e-reader?
All the latest news, views and updates about the Apple iPad slate tablet.
A quick look at Amazon’s first touchscreen E-Ink readers.
National Sleep Foundation study blames illuminated screens for sleep woes. If you iPad is keeping you awake using an e-reader instead may help. Study says reading at night on your iPad may make your tired
Review of M-Edge e-Luminator reading light. Review of LED reading light for e-reader.