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My CES Bag - What I Need to Survive

By Roberto Baldwin on at

Here comes CES and it's no cakewalk, let me tell you. It's more often like a slow-moving mosh pit than a electronics show, so the gear we carry can mean the difference between a smooth expo experience and utter failure.

The Best Affordable Pro Compact Camera

By Mario Aguilar on at

You're ready for a camera upgrade. You've outgrown the best point-and-shoot cameras, but a DSLR is a little excessive. Luckily for you, there's a middle ground. Mirrorless, interchangeable lens cameras—even affordable ones—are getting really, really good.

I Hate Glossy Gadgets

By Adrian Covert on at

Gadget design is in a pretty good place these days. Even companies like Sony and Dell—known to commit many a design atrocity in their days—are starting to make devices that look pretty. But there's still one crutch companies and designers lean on when they want to make something they think people will lust after.

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Shows What Happens When Gadgets Go Spectacularly Wrong

By Bulent Yusuf on at

Warning, HERE BE SPOILERS. If you haven't had the chance to see the new Mission: Impossible film yet, best look away now. For the rest of you – pretty decent popcorn entertainment, don't you think? The thing that tickled us most was a running joke about the hi-tech gadgets and gizmos used by Ethan Hunt and his team of superspies. They had an alarming tendency to go on the fritz, leaving our heroes scrambling from one cliffhanging situation to the next.

WAHHHH! These Horrible People Didn't Get What They Wanted for Christmas

By Casey Chan on at

Christmas! A cheerful time, right? The spirit, the decorations, the gift giving, the time off, it's supposed to be happy! Not for these horrible people. Ungrateful punks and out-of-touch teens have all taken to Twitter to complain about what they didn't get for Christmas and how they now hate life and everything Santa Claus. It's a shit show.