Portable Electronics: Most Popular Articles
Visual guide to taking a screenshot with the LG G Flex smartphone.
The USB workaround for the iPad comes in the form of Apple's $29 official iPad camera connection kit.
A step-by-step tutorial/lesson on how to rip or copy music/tunes from a CD by using Windows Media Player.
This is what a Samsung Galaxy S Captivate with an unlocked back cover looks like.
Setting Up Your iPad password. Portable Electronics.
Step-by-step instructions for updating the software of your Kindle Fire tablet
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.
How to set up a new iPad without a computer.
How to turn on Wi-Fi while disabling 3G, 4G or phone calls on Android.
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.
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.
Pottermore.com finally brings Harry Potter e-books. Harry Potter e-books will be available exclusively through Pottermore.com. J.K Rowling announces Harry Potter e-books to be sold exclusively on Pottermore.com. Harry Potter website Pottermore.com to be exclusive source of e-books.
A quick preview of Microsoft’s new Surface tablet.
A list of top electronics devices for kids.
Removing the back cover of a Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant smartphone.
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 review of the Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro headphones.
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.
Prong PocketPlug comes with a built-in prong for easy charging via wall outlets.
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 borrow a free e-book for your Kindle Fire tablet through the Kindle Owners' Lending Library.
A review of the Belkin YourType Folio + Keyboard for iPad.
A roundup of portable battery and charging options for electronic devices.
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.
A review of the Sony DVP-FX930 portable DVD player.
A tutorial on how to sync your Gmail contacts to your iPhone.
A list of the top five portable devices to bring with you on a long plane flight.
A guide to everything you need to know about Amazon’s Kindle line.
All we know about the rumored Amazon tablet. Amazon tablet expected to take on NOOK Color and iPad. Amazon tablet expected to join Kindle lineup. Tablet from Amazon expected to muddy the e-reader waters.
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.
An explanation on how E Ink works.
A review of the Yurbuds earphone cover and earbud adapters.
A review of Coloud’s “The Boom” headphones with speakerphone and remote functionality for iOS devices and Android.
A review of the Toshiba SDP93S portable DVD player.
Looking for a present for your older child or teen? Then check out our gadget picks for potential ideas.
Review of the V-MODA Crossfade LP Headphones
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.
Tips Before Buying an eBook Reader
Accessing the BlackBerry Torch SIM card.
A review of OrigAudio's Rock-It portable vibration speaker.
A tutorial on how to open the SIM tray of the LG G Flex Android smartphone and positioning the SIM card.
A roundup of popular slate tablet PC's in the market and new ones that are on the way.
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.
A step-by-step guide on how to play PS4 games on the PS Vita.
Links to iPad-related news, views, tutorials, photo galleries, and general information.
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.
A look at the features of Apple's iPad tablet.
A quick look at Amazon’s 4th-generation Kindle reader.
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.
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.
HTC Surround Back Cover, Battery and SIM Card Tutorial. Page 2.
Review of the Philips PET7402 Portable DVD Player.
Samsung tries to one-up Apple’s iPad 2 with its sleek, new Android Honeycomb tablet.
How does the first serious iPad competitor stack up? Here’s a look at the Verizon version of Samsung’s 7-inch Galaxy Tab.
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.
Skullcandy SLYR delivers solid gaming headset on a budget if you don’t mind wires.
Best eReaders? A roundup of the top popular eReaders on the market.
A review of the iRig Keys portable keyboard for PC, Mac, and iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).
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.
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.
Rugged, compact Buckshot speaker from Outdoor Tech targets cyclists and outdoor lovers.
A review of Performance Designed Products’ Afterglow Universal Wireless Headset.
A look at iPad availability and pricing by model.
Review of the Panasonic DMP-B15 Portable Blu-ray Player
Skimming the Surface: Sizing up Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet against the iPad Air and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.
Ultimately, this headset’s biggest strength is being an all-around player.
Affordable doesn't have to mean terrible. A look at some budget gaming headset alternatives that still serve up pretty nice sound.
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 hub for ebook reader news, tips and information.
How to open the microSD tray of the HTC One M8 and access the memory card.
A review of GelaSkins protective skins for laptops, gaming devices and portable media players.
Amazon updates its 7-inch tablet to go toe-to-toe with Apple iPad mini and Google Nexus 7.
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 Acoustibuds earphone adapter wraps around iPod-style earbuds for a better fit. That sounds great on paper but how does it perform in the real world?
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.
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy.
A quick look at the specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet.
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.
Turtle Beach releases the successor to its PX21 headset for gamers on a budget.
Swiping downward from the top bezel of the BlackBerry PlayBook while a picture is highlighted will bring up a drop down menu.
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.
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 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.
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy. Page 2.
A quick look at the. Portable Electronics.
Unlocking the back of a Motorola Droid 2 to remove the cover.
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.
Remember when back-to-school shopping was all about pencils and notebooks? Not these days. Here are gadget ideas for students headed back to class.
Review of the Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400 gaming headset for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
A review of the 16GB version of Apple's new iPad Wifi slate 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.
Review of the iHome iBT4 rechargeable Bluetooth boombox.
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 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.
A guide to converting videos for portable devices such as the iPod, PSP and smartphones.
A review of the Verbatim Wireless Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard.
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 look at the features of Amazon's new Kindle 3 lineup: the Kindle 3G and Kindle Wi-Fi.
A review of Hasbro's I-Dog Soft Speaker.
A look at several gadget gift recommendations for humanity's other half (i.e. guys).
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.
College textbooks made more affordable thanks to Amazon's Kindle rental program. Kindle textbooks are now cheaper thanks to Amazon rental option. Rent Kindle books for school to save money. University textbooks cost much less when you rent the Kindle version from Amazon.
A review of the 800 dpi wireless Car Mouse.
What's in the box of Apple iPad packaging. Page 12.
Sandisk Ultra Dual USB Drive doubles as a computer thumb drive and memory stick for Android phones.
Skullcandy serves up a wireless gaming headset on a budget with PLYR 2.
Good grip makes Yurbuds Ironman Talk ideal for exercisers who listen to music on their smartphones.
Wondering about how you can take a screenshot with your Samsung Galaxy S5? How about replacing the battery, SIM or microSD card? Check this tutorial to find out.
Getting the HTC Thunderbolt cover off.
Wonderful 101 serves up a refreshing experience for fans of technical beat-em-up games. The question now is, will gamers buy it?
Water-resistant speaker fits plenty of extras in a small package, such as Bluetooth and the ability to charge portable devices.
Chop suey the undead through the ages in the sequel to the popular ‘Plants vs. Zombies’ game.
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.
Screenshots, screenshots, screenshots. Ever since I learned about the âPrint Screenâ function on Windows,
To set up your BlackBerry PlayBook's Wi-Fi connection, access your Settings menu.
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.
The Rapoo E6300 wireless Bluetooth keyboard packs a premium feel in a small package.
With its Ear Force i30, Turtle Beach attempts to leverage its gaming headset know-how to create a solid wireless headphone for daily use.
Did the first part of the Back-to-School Gadget Guide leave you thirsting for more? Here are more gadget ideas for students headed back to class.
Review: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
Features and technical specs of Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet
To put together your video, you'll need to get your media into your timeline.
7 tips to avoid auction fraud and scams when shopping online.
A review of the Divoom Bluetune Solo rechargeable speaker with Bluetooth 2.1.
Amazon unveils 2012 Kindle lineup with Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and Kindle Paperwhite.
Review: Korg microKEY25. Portable Electronics.
A preview of Apple's second-generation iPad 2
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?
Front view of Apple iPad after unboxing. Page 13.
A review of the Mini Luggage Scale from Balanzza.
A review of the Sansa Clip+ MP3 player.
A first look at the Coby Kyros MID7015 Android tablet.
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.
JVC tries to serve up a light yet tough all-weather camera at an affordable price. So how does its video performance stack up to its ruggedness?
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 description of the Archos AV400 Pocket Video Recorder, a portable video player which can record scheduled programming off of a television ala Tivo. It can also playback hours of music and video, as well as displaying photos.
Review of M-Edge e-Luminator reading light. Review of LED reading light for e-reader.
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.
When you're jogging on the treadmill, you need a sports MP3 player which can take the licking and keep on ticking. You also want a sports MP3 player which offers features which can help you track your athletic prowess. It should also pump out plenty of tunes as well. Need some tips on the best sports mp3 players for the athletic set? Check out About's list.
PDP’s Prismatic headset updates its original Afterglow design while maintaining solid audio quality, but setup for an HDMI connection remains tricky.
Leef eschews going big and decides to go small with its Supra 3.0 thumb drive.
E-readers are ideal for special needs readers. E-books are ideal for special needs readers. E-books can replace large-print books. E-Books can replace audiobooks. E-Books are great for people with poor eyesight.
BlueAnt’s Pump HD headphones feature an offbeat yet sticky design as well as waterproof capabilities.
MiCorder lets you record from any analog or digital source with a headphone jack, including cassete, vinyl, CD and MP3 players.
A review of the Auris Bluetooth 4.0 receiver.
A review of Joby’s Gorillapod Focus and its Ballhead X attachment.