Portable Electronics: Most Popular Articles
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.
Tips and features to consider before buying a portable DVD player.
Visual guide to taking a screenshot with the LG G Flex smartphone. Page 2.
A list of recommended portable DVD players out on the market.
Step-by-step instructions for updating the software of your Kindle Fire tablet
Using text-to-speech on your iPad. Page 2.
How to turn on Wi-Fi while disabling 3G, 4G or phone calls on Android.
Push in the MicroSD memory card to unlock or lock it. Page 6.
A review of the Yurbuds earphone cover and earbud adapters.
Setting Up Your iPad password. Portable Electronics.
What to do when your app download freezes during an Android Market crash.
A tutorial on how to sync your Gmail contacts to your iPhone.
Removing the back cover of a Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant smartphone.
Performance Designed Products’ Rock Candy Xbox 360 controller attempts to provide gamers with affordable alternative.
How to set up a new iPad without a computer. Page 2.
A roundup of portable battery and charging options for electronic devices.
Which e-reader is best for summer reading on the beach. Which e-reader should you bring to the beach. List of the best e-readers for summer reading on the beach. Comparing e-readers for summer beach reading.
Replacing the battery of a Barnes & Noble Nook
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.
A review of the Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro headphones.
A list of top electronics devices for kids.
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 Sony DVP-FX930 portable DVD player.
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.
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.
A review of Performance Designed Products’ Afterglow Universal Wireless Headset.
A review of OrigAudio's Rock-It portable vibration speaker.
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. Page 3.
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.
A list of the top five portable devices to bring with you on a long plane flight.
Locating and taking out the HTC Inspire 4G SIM and MicroSD memory card. Page 3.
Turtle Beach releases the successor to its PX21 headset for gamers on a budget.
Samsung tries to one-up Apple’s iPad 2 with its sleek, new Android Honeycomb tablet.
Tips Before Buying an eBook Reader
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.
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.
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.
Skullcandy SLYR delivers solid gaming headset on a budget if you don’t mind wires.
Review of the V-MODA Crossfade LP Headphones
A review of Coloud’s “The Boom” headphones with speakerphone and remote functionality for iOS devices and Android.
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.
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.
A roundup of popular slate tablet PC's in the market and new ones that are on the way.
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.
Review of the Philips PET7402 Portable DVD Player.
A review of the Toshiba SDP93S portable DVD player.
Best eReaders? A roundup of the top popular eReaders on the market.
Skimming the Surface: Sizing up Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet against the iPad Air and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.
Sensu Artist Brush and Stylus tries to give the best of both worlds by providing two different tips in one package for digital artists.
Review of the iHome iBT4 rechargeable Bluetooth boombox.
A quick look at Amazon’s 4th-generation Kindle reader.
Accessing the BlackBerry Torch SIM card. Page 6.
A look at the features of Apple's iPad tablet.
Screenshots, screenshots, screenshots. Ever since I learned about the âPrint Screenâ function on Windows,
Apple iPad Central: A resource for iPad-related news, views and information.
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.
How does the first serious iPad competitor stack up? Here’s a look at the Verizon version of Samsung’s 7-inch Galaxy Tab.
Swiping downward from the top bezel of the BlackBerry PlayBook while a picture is highlighted will bring up a drop down menu.
Ultimately, this headset’s biggest strength is being an all-around player.
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.
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.
A review of GelaSkins protective skins for laptops, gaming devices and portable media players.
A guide to everything you need to know about Amazon’s Kindle line.
Review of the Panasonic DMP-B15 Portable Blu-ray Player
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.
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.
A quick look at the specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet.
A review of the 16GB version of Apple's new iPad Wifi slate tablet.
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?
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.
A review of the iRig Keys portable keyboard for PC, Mac, and iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).
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.
HTC Surround Back Cover, Battery and SIM Card Tutorial. Page 2.
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.
Unlocking the back of a Motorola Droid 2 to remove the cover.
Review of the Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400 gaming headset for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Sandisk Ultra Dual USB Drive doubles as a computer thumb drive and memory stick for Android phones.
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 guide to converting videos for portable devices such as the iPod, PSP and smartphones.
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.
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 Glass Project gives new meaning to portable electronics.
A review of Apple’s second-generation iPad 2 tablet, including its pros and cons.
Rugged, compact Buckshot speaker from Outdoor Tech targets cyclists and outdoor lovers.
Jason Hidalgo reviews the Hitcase Pro waterproof iPhone case by donning his swim shorts and heading to Schlitterbahn New Braunfels waterpark.
RHA ups the ante on its bud-based earphone lineup with its premium-looking MA600i headphones.
A tutorial on how to open the SIM tray of the LG G Flex Android smartphone and positioning the SIM card.
PDP tries to step up its game from its regular budget controllers with the official Battlefield 4 gamepad.
PDP’s Prismatic headset updates its original Afterglow design while maintaining solid audio quality, but setup for an HDMI connection remains tricky.
A review of the Divoom Bluetune Solo rechargeable speaker with Bluetooth 2.1.
How to remove the back cover of a Verizon HTC Thunderbolt smartphone to access the battery, microSD and SIM card. Page 5.
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy. Page 2.
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.
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.
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?
: What is EPUB? : EPUB, short for âelectronic publication,â is an open standard format for eBooks. As
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.
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy.
A look at the features of Amazon's new Kindle 3 lineup: the Kindle 3G and Kindle Wi-Fi.
Amazon.com press release says Kindle e-books now outsell print books. Kindle e-books are now outselling hardcover and paperback versions combined on Amazon.com. Amazon.com CEP Jeff Bezos says customers choosing Kindle e-books over print versions. E-book sales now surpass printed books on Amazon.com.
Adding and removing apps or app shortcuts from the LG G Flex home screen.
Skullcandy serves up a wireless gaming headset on a budget with PLYR 2.
Sandisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive gives mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets extra memory in a pinch.
The Rapoo E6300 wireless Bluetooth keyboard packs a premium feel in a small package.
A step-by-step guide on how to play PS4 games on the PS Vita.
A quick look at Amazon’s first tablet, the Kindle Fire.
A review of Joby’s Gorillapod Focus and its Ballhead X attachment.
A Review of Edifier’s E3350 Prisma speaker.
Good grip makes Yurbuds Ironman Talk ideal for exercisers who listen to music on their smartphones.
Leef eschews going big and decides to go small with its Supra 3.0 thumb drive.
Scosche’s boomSTREAM doubles as both a portable Bluetooth speaker and charger.
A review of the 800 dpi wireless Car Mouse.
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 the Seidio Obex Combo waterproof case with holster for the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone.
A look at Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android Honeycomb tablet.
Review: Korg microKEY25. Portable Electronics.
ECOXGEAR’s rugged ECOROX portable speaker is dunkable in water and can be clipped on bike handlebars.
A review of the In Scene Disney Princess Flix Video Camera.
A preview of Apple's second-generation iPad 2
A list of official and third-party Apple iPad accessories, including docks, cables, chargers, keyboards, cases and skins.
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?
A review of Nintendo’s Slide Pad/Circle Pad Pro peripheral.
What's in the box of Apple iPad packaging. Page 12.
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.
The SteelSeries Stratus adds console-style precision to your iPhone and iPad games but at a price.
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.
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
A Review of Arctic Cooling's Arctic Sound E361 headphones.
A review of the Auris Bluetooth 4.0 receiver.
A review of the Sony Reader Pocket Edition. A review of the Sony PRS-350. A review of Sony's latest Pocket Reader. Sony's smallest e-reader reviewed.
A look at Acer’s Iconia Tab A200.
Seidio Obex waterproof case protects iPhone 5 from falls and the elements.
With its Ear Force i30, Turtle Beach attempts to leverage its gaming headset know-how to create a solid wireless headphone for daily use.
An overview of the differences between E Ink and E Ink Pearl e-reader displays. An overview of the differences between E-Ink and E-Ink Pearl e-reader displays. Is E ink Pearl superior to original E ink displays. Why upgrade to an E Ink Pearl e-reader.
A review of Hasbro's I-Dog Soft Speaker.
A review of SanDisk's Memory Stick Micro M2
A quick look at Amazon’s first touchscreen E-Ink readers.
A review of the LeapFrog Tag Junior reading system.
A hub for ebook reader news, tips and information.
Review of M-Edge e-Luminator reading light. Review of LED reading light for e-reader.
Chop suey the undead through the ages in the sequel to the popular ‘Plants vs. Zombies’ game.
On the top right of the Honeycomb home screen, youâll see the âAppsâ icon. Go ahead, touch it. You know
Lending and borrowing e-books still a hassle. DRM makes it difficult to lend e-books or borrow e-books. E-book file formats make it difficult to borrow e-books or lend e-books. Still too tough to borrow or lend an e-book.
How to remove the cover from a Kindle 3. Removing Kindle cover in 3 easy steps.
Jabra Revo melds wireless capability with plenty of features.
Review of the iHome iD50 iPod, iPhone and iPad dock.
Amazon's new Kindle Daily Deals program offers heavily discounted Kindle book prices for one title each day. E-Book bargain hunters have something to look forward to every morning thanks to Amazon's Kindle Daily Deals.
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