Portable Electronics: Most Popular Articles
The USB workaround for the iPad comes in the form of Apple's $29 official iPad camera connection kit.
Step-by-step instructions for updating the software of your Kindle Fire tablet
Visual guide to taking a screenshot with the LG G Flex smartphone.
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.
Backing up and restoring an iPad.
A list of recommended portable DVD players out on the market.
A list of top electronics devices for kids.
How to use either the Market App or Download Manager to cancel a frozen or stuck download on Android.
Setting Up Your iPad password. Portable Electronics.
How to remove the Nook's back cover. Page 2.
Removing the back cover of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is quite easy.
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. Samsung Galaxy S Captivate. Page 6.
How to set up a new iPad without a computer.
Amazon releases a new version of its Fire tablet for little ones with the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition.
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.
Owners of an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch can easily edit videos in their device by using the iMovie app.
Samsung tries to one-up Apple’s iPad 2 with its sleek, new Android Honeycomb tablet.
Removing the back cover of a Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant smartphone.
An explanation on how E Ink works.
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 roundup of portable battery and charging options for electronic devices.
How to borrow a free e-book for your Kindle Fire tablet through the Kindle Owners' Lending Library.
A review of the Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro headphones.
How to take off the battery cover of the HTC Inspire.
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 step-by-step guide on how to play PS4 games on the PS Vita.
A review of the Sony DVP-FX930 portable DVD player.
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.
Tips Before Buying an eBook Reader
A review of the Yurbuds earphone cover and earbud adapters.
A list of the top five portable devices to bring with you on a long plane flight.
A tutorial on how to sync your Gmail contacts to your iPhone.
Review of the Philips PET7402 Portable DVD Player.
Skimming the Surface: Sizing up Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet against the iPad Air and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.
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.
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 tutorial on how to open the SIM tray of the LG G Flex Android smartphone and positioning the SIM card.
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.
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 OrigAudio's Rock-It portable vibration speaker.
A review of the Toshiba SDP93S portable DVD player.
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 review of Coloud’s “The Boom” headphones with speakerphone and remote functionality for iOS devices and Android.
A quick look at Amazon’s 4th-generation Kindle reader.
Best eReaders? A roundup of the top popular eReaders on the market.
Accessing the BlackBerry Torch SIM card.
Review of the Panasonic DMP-B15 Portable Blu-ray Player
A quick look at the specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet.
Motorola’s second-generation Moto X phone elbows its way into upper echelon of Android phones.
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.
A look at the features of Apple's iPad tablet.
A review of Performance Designed Products’ Afterglow Universal Wireless Headset.
Chop suey the undead through the ages in the sequel to the popular ‘Plants vs. Zombies’ game.
Ultimately, this headset’s biggest strength is being an all-around player.
A roundup of popular slate tablet PC's in the market and new ones that are on the way.
Links to iPad-related news, views, tutorials, photo galleries, and general information.
Skullcandy SLYR delivers solid gaming headset on a budget if you don’t mind wires.
HTC Surround Back Cover, Battery and SIM Card Tutorial. Page 2.
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.
A quick look at Amazon’s first tablet, the Kindle Fire.
Looking for a present for your older child or teen? Then check out our gadget picks for potential ideas.
A look at Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android Honeycomb tablet.
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.
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.
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.
A review of the iRig Keys portable keyboard for PC, Mac, and iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).
A quick preview of Microsoft’s new Surface tablet.
Swiping downward from the top bezel of the BlackBerry PlayBook while a picture is highlighted will bring up a drop down menu.
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy.
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.
A look at the features of Amazon's new Kindle 3 lineup: the Kindle 3G and Kindle Wi-Fi.
Turtle Beach releases the successor to its PX21 headset for gamers on a budget.
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.
Affordable doesn't have to mean terrible. A look at some budget gaming headset alternatives that still serve up pretty nice sound.
Amazon unveils 2012 Kindle lineup with Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and Kindle Paperwhite.
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy. Page 2.
A review of Apple’s second-generation iPad 2 tablet, including its pros and cons.
You can pick different wallpaper types for your Honeycomb tablet. Page 3.
Changing the batteries of the Ouya controller. Page 2.
A guide to converting videos for portable devices such as the iPod, PSP and smartphones.
How to remove the back cover of a Verizon HTC Thunderbolt smartphone to access the battery, microSD and SIM card. Page 5.
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.
A quick tutorial on how to take a screenshot with your HTC One M8 Android smartphone.
Review of the Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400 gaming headset for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Amazon modernizes its entry-level Kindle with a touchscreen interface while keeping it priced below $100.
PDP tries to step up its game from its regular budget controllers with the official Battlefield 4 gamepad.
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 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 preview of Apple's second-generation iPad 2
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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.
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?
Rugged, compact Buckshot speaker from Outdoor Tech targets cyclists and outdoor lovers.
Adding and removing apps or app shortcuts from the LG G Flex home screen.
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.
Satechi’s compact humidifier works with water bottles and is designed for travelers.
Amazon updates its 7-inch tablet to go toe-to-toe with Apple iPad mini and Google Nexus 7.
Good grip makes Yurbuds Ironman Talk ideal for exercisers who listen to music on their smartphones.
A review of Hasbro's I-Dog Soft Speaker.
All the latest news, views and updates about the Apple iPad slate tablet.
Screenshots, screenshots, screenshots. Ever since I learned about the âPrint Screenâ function on Windows,
Review of the V-MODA Crossfade LP Headphones
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 look at the Google-branded Nexus 7 Android tablet by ASUS.
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.
Review of the Swann PenCam pen camera.
Review of the iHome iBT4 rechargeable Bluetooth boombox.
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.
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?
Front view of Apple iPad after unboxing. Page 13.
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.
Fitbit announces three devices: the Charge, Charge HR and Surge, as competition heats up in wearables space.
A hub for ebook reader news, tips and information.
A review of the 16GB version of Apple's new iPad Wifi slate tablet.
A list of top gadget and gift recommendations for portable electronics.
Unlocking the back of a Motorola Droid 2 to remove the cover.
Amazon launched two new Kindle e-readers and three new Kindle Fire tablets, including a child-proof Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition.
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.
Review of the iHome iD50 iPod, iPhone and iPad dock.
A review of Research in Motion’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.
Sizing up Google's second-generation Nexus 7 against Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX and Apple's iPad mini.
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.
A quick look the features and specs of the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime.
A review of Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader.
Satechi’s selfie stick features built in Bluetooth controls and iOS and Android compatibility.
A review of the LeapFrog Tag Junior reading system.
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?
To set up your BlackBerry PlayBook's Wi-Fi connection, access your Settings menu.
A review of the Auris Bluetooth 4.0 receiver.
A review of the 800 dpi wireless Car Mouse.
What's in the box of Apple iPad packaging. Page 12.
A review of the Moneual Rydis robot vacuum and dry mop cleaner.
Apple and Google renew their rivalry with the release of the iPad Air 2 and Nexus 9 tablets.
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.
Portable Electronics. Page 14.
Google Glass Project gives new meaning to portable electronics.
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.
350,000 books fill nine buses, e-book equivalent is 11 SD cards. 350,000 book library that fills nine buses would make an e-book library that fits in your pocket.
PDP’s Prismatic headset updates its original Afterglow design while maintaining solid audio quality, but setup for an HDMI connection remains tricky.
Sandisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive gives mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets extra memory in a pinch.
The Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit. Page 19.
Extendable stick and wireless remote from iStabilizer gives iPhone users lots of framing options and convenience, but isn’t fully compatible with other brands.
Skullcandy serves up a wireless gaming headset on a budget with PLYR 2.
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.
Quick and useful tips for Apple’s iOS 8 operating system.