Helena Stone

The first Always Connected PCs are here and they deliver practically 24 Hour battery life

An ultra thin laptop with LTE connectivity and nearly 24-hour battery life might seem like a pipe-dream, but that is all about to change. Today at the Qualcomm Summit, both Asus and HP unveiled their first Always Connected PCs which are both powered by the Qualcomm 835 mobile PC platform. The concept behind the Always …

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6 amazing iPhone X cases and why we love them

Your shiny new iPhone X is beautiful, but thanks to its all glass back and front construction, it’s also incredibly fragile. We’ve tested a whole slew of iPhone X cases and have put together a list of our favorite ones. All of the 6 cases listed below offer ample protection for the iPhone X, and …

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Kia Stinger test drive: This car will make your heart race

The Kia Stinger is a car that is practically 6 years in the making. It all started out as a Grand Turismo concept vehicle which evolved into a full-on passion project at Kia. The Stinger is actually Kia’s first high-performance focused vehicle, but you’d hardly believe it because they’ve managed to knock it out of …

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OnePlus 5T goes big with a larger display and improved camera

Today in New York, OnePlus revealed their new OnePlus 5T. With a large 6-inch Optic AMOLED display and an impressive spec list, the OnePlus 5T offers a compelling value at $499. The 6-inch display itself sports an 18:9 aspect ratio, and it has a new Sunlight Display that adapts automatically to harsh light. Most manufacturers get …

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Sonos can now be controlled directly from within the Pandora App

Back in October, alongside the launch of the Sonos One, Sonos told us about several forth coming software updates which would include the ability to control Sonos directly from additional partner apps. Making true to that promise, today Sonos announced that you can now control your Sonos system directly through the Pandora app. And for …

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New Minecraft hour of code tutorial + 4 ways Microsoft is changing the way our kids learn

Remember when the most sophisticated item in the classroom was a calculator and maybe a computer with a CD-ROM? Those days are long gone. But it’s not just about bringing devices and Windows 10 into the classroom anymore, Microsoft has been rethinking how we use technology to encourage our kids to learn. Here are 4 …

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G-SHOCK is working on a rugged watch made of sapphire crystal

On thursday at Madison Square Garden in New York City, G-SHOCK celebrated their 35th anniversary. But it’s not just 35 years that they were celebrating – they also celebrated the fact that they have now sold 100 million G-SHOCK watches worldwide. That’s a hell of a lot of rugged watches on people’s wrists! Speaking of …

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Samsung’s Chef Collection proves that the future of kitchens is customizeable

Samsung has been making a name for themselves lately by taking kitchen appliances and transforming them into essentially gigantic gadgets – for example, their Family Hub 2.0 smart fridge has a large touchscreen display at the center of it which helps transform the fridge into the center of the kitchen. Their new Chef Collection however …

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Samsung and ADT launch a DIY home security system with some extra tricks

Samsung and ADT have partnered to come out with an ADT-Monitored DIY Security and Home Automation Solution. The partnership brings together the best of both worlds – Samsung’s robust SmartThings smart home eco-system with ADT’s expertise in home security monitoring. Unlike ADT’s previous offerings, this new system is designed to be an easy DIY system …

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7 Surprising things you probably didn’t know about Huawei

Thanks to beautiful premium mobile devices like the Mate 10, P10 and Watch 2, Huawei has become a powerhouse with consumers overseas. Yet, the Chinese megacorp’s brand recognition and presence in the U.S. is still very much a work in progress. I got to visit Huawei last week and the experience surprised me in several …

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ZTE Axon M’s dual screen foldable smartphone will make you do a double take (Hands-on)

ZTE has a new Axon phone to show off, and while it’s not a follow up to last year’s Axon flagship, it is pretty much one of the coolest devices we’ve encountered so far in 2017. That is because the new Axon M is a foldable dual screen phone. Because two screens are better than …

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Windows 10 Fall Creators update brings mixed reality and 3D to the masses

If your Windows 10 PC isn’t up to date, you’re going to want to make sure you update your system with the Fall Creators Update. That is because the Fall Creators Update brings a slew of super cool new “tricks” and practical features. Specifically, on the creative front, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update helps …

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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 can replace your gaming PC (Hands-on)

The Surface Book was announced way back in October of 2015, so you might say that a Surface Book 2 has been long overdue. Fortunately, the Surface Book 2 has finally arrived and it offers fives times more graphics performance than the original. Not that the original Surface Book was a slouch by any means, …

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