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.
Using text-to-speech on your iPad. Page 2.
Step-by-step instructions for updating the software of your Kindle Fire tablet
Tips and features to consider before buying a portable DVD player.
Setting Up Your iPad password. Portable Electronics.
A list of recommended portable DVD players out on the market.
How to remove the Nook's back cover. Page 2.
Unlocking the Back Cover of a Samsung Galaxy S Captivate.
How to turn on Wi-Fi while disabling 3G, 4G or phone calls on Android.
How to set up a new iPad without a computer.
How to use either the Market App or Download Manager to cancel a frozen or stuck download on Android.
Removing the back cover of a Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant smartphone.
A list of top electronics devices for kids.
How to take off the battery cover of the HTC Inspire.
A tutorial on how to sync your Gmail contacts to your iPhone.
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 Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro headphones.
A guide to everything you need to know about Amazon’s Kindle line.
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.
Performance Designed Products’ Rock Candy Xbox 360 controller attempts to provide gamers with an affordable alternative.
A quick preview of Microsoft’s new Surface tablet.
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 the iRig Keys portable keyboard for PC, Mac, and iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).
A review of OrigAudio's Rock-It portable vibration speaker.
An explanation on how E Ink works.
A list of the top five portable devices to bring with you on a long plane flight.
A review of the Sony DVP-FX930 portable DVD player.
How to borrow a free e-book for your Kindle Fire tablet through the Kindle Owners' Lending Library.
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 tutorial on how to open the SIM tray of the LG G Flex Android smartphone and positioning the SIM card.
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.
Looking for a present for your older child or teen? Then check out our gadget picks for potential ideas.
A step-by-step guide on how to play PS4 games on the PS Vita.
A roundup of portable battery and charging options for electronic devices.
Links to iPad-related news, views, tutorials, photo galleries, and general information.
A review of Coloud’s “The Boom” headphones with speakerphone and remote functionality for iOS devices and Android.
A review of the Yurbuds earphone cover and earbud adapters.
Prong PocketPlug comes with a built-in prong for easy charging via wall outlets.
Navigating the Curve: Taking Screenshot, Cropping Images on LG G Flex
HTC Surround Back Cover, Battery and SIM Card Tutorial. Page 2.
Accessing the BlackBerry Torch SIM card.
A look at the features of Apple's iPad tablet.
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.
Review of the Philips PET7402 Portable DVD 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.
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 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 Performance Designed Products’ Afterglow Universal Wireless Headset.
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.
Chop suey the undead through the ages in the sequel to the popular ‘Plants vs. Zombies’ game.
How does the first serious iPad competitor stack up? Here’s a look at the Verizon version of Samsung’s 7-inch Galaxy Tab.
Amazon updates its 7-inch tablet to go toe-to-toe with Apple iPad mini and Google Nexus 7.
Ultimately, this headset’s biggest strength is being an all-around player.
Removing the back cover of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is quite easy.
Samsung tries to one-up Apple’s iPad 2 with its sleek, new Android Honeycomb tablet.
A quick look at Amazon’s 4th-generation Kindle reader.
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?
Swiping downward from the top bezel of the BlackBerry PlayBook while a picture is highlighted will bring up a drop down menu.
How to open the microSD tray of the HTC One M8 and access the memory card.
A review of the Swann Micro Lightning remote-controlled helicopter.
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 the. Portable Electronics.
To put together your video, you'll need to get your media into your timeline.
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.
Review of the Panasonic DMP-B15 Portable Blu-ray 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.
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy. Page 2.
Rugged, compact Buckshot speaker from Outdoor Tech targets cyclists and outdoor lovers.
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.
The Tablet Buying Guide: Things to consider when picking or choosing a tablet to buy.
Affordable doesn't have to mean terrible. A look at some budget gaming headset alternatives that still serve up pretty nice sound.
A look at the features of Amazon's new Kindle 3 lineup: the Kindle 3G and Kindle Wi-Fi.
A review of the Jabra Vox earphones.
Turtle Beach releases the successor to its PX21 headset for gamers on a budget.
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.
Screenshots, screenshots, screenshots. Ever since I learned about the âPrint Screenâ function on Windows,
Review of the V-MODA Crossfade LP Headphones
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.
Changing the batteries of the Ouya controller. Page 2.
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.
Mimoco’s Mimobot line gives the Star Wars universe’s favorite wookie his own USB thumb drive.
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.
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 of the iHome iBT4 rechargeable Bluetooth boombox.
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.
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 quick look at the specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet.
How to remove the back cover of a Verizon HTC Thunderbolt smartphone to access the battery, microSD and SIM card. Page 5.
A review of the Belkin YourType Folio + Keyboard for iPad.
Pikmin returns with some new helpers and a new cast as well as off-TV play via the Wii U tablet.
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.
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.
Amazon launched two new Kindle e-readers and three new Kindle Fire tablets, including a child-proof Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition.
A hub for ebook reader news, tips and information.
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.
A guide to converting videos for portable devices such as the iPod, PSP and smartphones.
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.
Bem Boom Box tries to differentiate itself from competitors with 10-hour rechargeable battery, lower price.
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 look at several gadget gift recommendations for humanity's other half (i.e. guys).
Skimming the Surface: Sizing up Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet against the iPad Air and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.
A review of the Verbatim Wireless Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard.
A roundup of portable speakers reviewed by About.com’s portable electronic site.
Review of M-Edge e-Luminator reading light. Review of LED reading light for e-reader.
A review of GelaSkins protective skins for laptops, gaming devices and portable media players.
Elgato’s latest game capture device ups ante with 1080p capture at 60 frames per second.
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.
Wren’s V5AP definitely has style, but does it have substance?
A review of the Pico Freeloader solar charger
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.
Amazon unveils 2012 Kindle lineup with Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and Kindle Paperwhite.
A review of Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader.
A review of the Auris Bluetooth 4.0 receiver.
Review: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
PDP’s Prismatic headset updates its original Afterglow design while maintaining solid audio quality, but setup for an HDMI connection remains tricky.
Adding and removing apps or app shortcuts from the LG G Flex home screen.
All the latest news, views and updates about the Apple iPad slate tablet.
Swann’s security camera features solid build and day and night capability but the user interface can be unwieldy.
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.
A review of the 800 dpi wireless Car Mouse.
The Rapoo E6300 wireless Bluetooth keyboard packs a premium feel in a small package.
A review of the Divoom IFIT-1 rechargeable speaker.
A review of the 16GB version of Apple's new iPad Wifi slate tablet.
To set up your BlackBerry PlayBook's Wi-Fi connection, access your Settings menu.
Tiny iFrogz Tadpole packs a lot of punch in a small frame at expense of bass and battery life.
Good grip makes Yurbuds Ironman Talk ideal for exercisers who listen to music on their smartphones.
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.
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 Life N Soul BE501 full-size headphone aims for versatility with multiple preset settings and the option for both wireless and wired audio.
A preview of Apple's second-generation iPad 2
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.
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.
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.
Supertooth’s Disco Twin Bluetooth speaker set doesn’t have the oomph of bigger systems but compares well with Jambox-style speakers.
A quick look at Amazon’s first tablet, the Kindle Fire.
Dungeons & Dragons meets glorious, hand-drawn 2D action in this old-school-style hack and slash game.
Barnes & Noble Nook Wi-Fi eBook reader review.
Game is a charming celebration of monsters, heroes and childhood.
Samurais battle demons in the latest installment of the Shin Megami Tensei series for the Nintendo 3DS, Shin Megami Tensei IV.
Owners of an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch can easily edit videos in their device by using the iMovie app.
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?
Autography solution for electronic book signing. Book Signing with e-books a reality with Autography. Authors able to sign e-books electronically with Autography. Signing a book now possible for e-readers.
A review of Apple’s second-generation iPad 2 tablet, including its pros and cons.