HP Debuts Skinniest Laptop Ever

HP on Tuesday unveiled its latest challenger to Apple's laptops at the International Luxury Conference in Versailles, touting it as the thinnest laptop in the world. At 10.4 mm, the HP Spectre's chassis is as thin as a triple-A battery, the company noted. The Spectre is powered by Intel Core i5…


You can now ask Google's mobile app (almost) anything

Frankly, it was always possible to ask Google anything, but for slightly more complicated questions, the answers were a bit...wanting. Now, Google has updated its mobile app to better understand complex queries. In a blog post Monday, Google product manager Satyajeet Salgar explains some of the…


Cat Phones announces Cat S40 rugged Android smartphone for the US market

Our smartphones are often the computer we use the most and when you are out in the mud, snow, or water you still need a device to perform. The Cat S40 is designed to go into these environments with you. As a professional engineer and ship designer, I often find myself out on shipchecks crawling…


Aspire Switch 10 Special Edition puts Windows under Corning Glass

Acer has released an edition of the popular Switch 10 2-in-1 that can stand up to the bumps of the workplace and schoolroom. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 resonated with customers when released due to its dual personality. A capable laptop, the detachable 10-inch display is ready for tablet use when…


Google preps its latest Nexus phones: Is pure Android overrated?

Google's latest Nexus devices land Sept. 29 and a big part of the pitch will revolve around the pure Android experience. That experience isn't what it used to be. Google next week will unveil its latest Nexus phones and you can expect two versions with partners LG and Huawei. These devices are…


Galaxy Note 5 review

It's no surprise that Samsung launches new Note devices at the end of every summer, but I honestly wasn't really considering buying one this year. With all of the new sub-$450 Android smartphones, likely new Nexus, iPhone 6S Plus, and flagship Lumia devices I figured I would save up my PayPal phone…


Sony Xperia Z3v: The waterproof smartphone that does it all

Quick: When was the last time you saw a Sony-made Android smartphone stocked by U.S. carriers? Having trouble recalling it? You're not alone. Sony’s Android smartphones are quite popular in Asia and Europe, but they’ve never received any real love in the U.S. Despite the Xperia Z series phones…


Xiaomi Mi 4i review

The Xiaomi Mi 4i packs some fairly impressive hardware, including a 5-inch full-HD display, a 13-megapixel rear camera and a solid compact build while still sticking very close to the lower end of the cost spectrum. It's an impressive device for sure; however, the lack of optical image…


Apple Watch hands-on: Release date April 24, prices range from $349 to $17,000

Back in September, Apple officially unveiled its smartwatch line, simply called Apple Watch, but omitted some crucial details, leaving them to be answered at a later date. Well, that date has finally arrived and now Apple has filled in some of the blanks at its March 9 media event in San……


The Huawei Watch is the most watch-like Android smartwatch yet

BARCELONA — There's an old mantra that if a chair looks and feels sturdy, you're likely to think it's worth more than a lighter one. We rely so much on determining quality by holding something in our hands and if it doesn’t feel right, why even bother? While smartwatches have been the budding belle…