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  • Yoga 3 Pro
    Yoga 3 Pro - thinner than Air and meant to flex
    Can we keep a secret here? It’s a bit of a love affair. You know, the kind your wife just wouldn’t understand. It actually started two years ago when I first laid hands on this sweet little orange cutie called Yoga. It started in Vegas...
  • AARP RealPad
    AARP Real Pad - a tablet with built-in suppport
    AARP has entered the computer tablet market with their own version – the AARP RealPad. With a 7.85” HD display and at only about 5/16” thick, this looks and feels like a quality piece of hardware. Designed as an entry level...
  • Rick's Favorite Bathroom Gadgets
    Rick's Picks: Gadgets for the bathroom
    It's one of my favorite columns of the year.My annual look at the best gadgets and tech for our bathrooms.According to, the average American spends 1.5 years of their life in the bathroom. It is said we enter a bathroom about...


  • Dragon Age: Inquisition
    ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ gives fans a well-crafted epic experience
    One of the biggest changes that BioWare wanted fans to know would be coming to the third installment of the Dragon Age franchise is that the newest entry of series would feature a huge world for players to explore. Now that Dragon Age: Inquisition...
  • ‘Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire’ Review: Stellar
    ‘Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire’ Review: Stellar
    Although it’s impossible not to draw comparisons to “Pokemon X & Y,” “Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire” takes the game’s previous engine and tweaks it just enough to draw out its finer qualities, while...
  • Force of the Breaker booster pack
    Booster pack history: Force of the Breaker (FOTB)
    Force of the Breaker, the twenty-third expansion pack in the YU-GI-OH! Trading Card Game, was released as a 69 card set in North America on May 16, 2007. This set introduced Crystal Beast monsters as well as Volcanicmonsters.Notable cards...


  • Call of Duty: Heroes
    Call of Duty: Heroes is a smart RTS for dumb gamers
    Call of Duty: Heroes is suppose to be a new take on the iconic shooter by bringing the action to the mobile device within the context of a Real Time Strategy game. Instead it's nothing more than a mediocre RTS developed to make casual gamers...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in white
    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 compared to iPhone 6 Plus: A look at the big phones
    Samsung launched its fourth generation "phablet," the Samsung Galaxy Note 4,this fall. Reviewers are doing a great job of comparing it to iPhone 6 Plus, including articledated Nov. 21. The Note 4 is the 5.7-inch display...
  • Une Bobine, iPhones are better at eye level
    Une Bobine, the charge dock for the ultimate multitasker
    For many people, the workspace consists of a laptop, ipad and iphone. All these devices are laid out on a desk or table within easy access. The constant switch, grab, swap is a part of any typical work day. The Une Bobine is the new device that...


  • 15 Simple Secure Home Holiday Travel Tips
    15 Simple Secure Home Holiday Travel Tips
    The holidays are here, and burglars are ready for you. Are you ready for them? One of the best ways to deter home robbery is to make the burglar think you’re inside the house. Here’s how to do that:The first thing to do is enforce the...
  • 10 Tips to avoid Scams when traveling
    10 Tips to avoid Scams when traveling
    Vacationers and tourists provide a vast feeding ground for all sorts of crooks: from the simple pick-pocketing specialist to the hotel room burglar to the e-thief: credit card skimming and computer crimes. You can even have your identity stolen...
  • Cybercriminals love the holidays
    Don't be a victim to cyber theft during holiday shopping season
    With Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday looming, shoppers are thinking about bargains and getting the most for their dollars. They should also be thinking of protecting the dollars they don't spend, as well as their...