New Trainer by Gibson Headphone Line Jumps Into the Fray with Usain Bolt

Trainer by Gibson headphones

Everyone seems to be getting into the active-headphone market it seems, including Gibson brands, which came out of the gates as CES by announcing its Trainer by Gibson headphones. While you may think of Gibson as a guitar brand, the company has a strong heritage in audio technology, and their Trainer by Gibson headphones are no exception. Trainer by Gibson is going to be a full-on health line for Gibson, not just a single headphone. However, to be sure the brand gets off on the right foot, it's hired Usain Bolt -- … [Read more...]

Yezz Billy 5S LTE Integrates Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Processor

Yezz Billy 5S LTE

Last September pre-orders launched for a new handset with a funny name: the Yezz Billy 4.7 Windows Phone. Far from just a silly name, the hardware packed punch, so at CES the manufacturer unveiled its Yezz Billy 5S LTE phone, a worthy successor under the hood and above it. Unlike its predecessor the Billy 4.7, the Billy 5S is capable of 4G LTE due to its integrated Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. And while Yezz showed a Windows Phone, Android phone and even a Firefox OS-based phone, the company gives a little … [Read more...]

Samsung Smart TVs Get PlayStation Now Game Streaming Service

Samsung TVs PlayStation Now

Sony's apparently sold enough PlayStation 4 consoles. It doesn't need to sell any more, and will instead focus on offering PlayStation videogames through competitors' devices. Competitors in the TV space, that is. At CES last week Sony announced that Samsung Smart TVs will be able to stream videogames directly via Sony's PlayStation Now service. Samsung and Sony have been bitter rivals in the TV battle, but the companies have come together to enable owners of a variety of 2015-model-year Samsung Smart TVs to play … [Read more...]

Puro Sound Headphones Offer First Studio-Grade Bluetooth for Kids

Puro Sound Bluetooth headphones

Fresh off of CES, a new set of Puro Sound headphones has surfaced that claims to be the first kids-focused model with studio-quality sound. The company's headphones have a contemporary design that may entice some parents as well, though their built-in volume optimization is designed with younger audiophiles in mind. The new Puro Sound headphones mark the company's debut in what it says will be a long line of products that balance quality and low price. Still, the headphones' $79.99 price tag may be great for … [Read more...]

Otterbox NFL iPhone 6 Phone Cases Now Available

OtterBox NFL Phone Cases

If the postponed Bills / Jets game due to snow hasn't reinforced the notion that winter and the holidays are upon us, maybe Otterbox's new NFL iPhone 6 phone cases will jog your memory. Phone cases, iPhone 6, NFL themes ... it all adds up to what could very well be a perfect stocking stuffer, no? The Otterbox NFL iPhone 6 phone cases follow in the footsteps of the company's preseason release of cases for iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy S4. The artwork looks almost identical, in fact, … [Read more...]

Sony Announces PlayStation Price Drop for Black Friday, Holidays

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With Black Friday 2014 sales now less than two weeks away, gamers have been waiting to see whether Sony would announce a special PS4 Black Friday deal, bundle or price cut. Sony did announce a PlayStation price drop today, though not fully what people were waiting for. Sony announced a special Black Friday and holiday price for the PlayStation TV, which is now $20 to $40 less depending on whether you pick up a bundle or a stand-alone system. The company also announced a PS3 price drop for some specific PlayStation 3 … [Read more...]

DirecTV 4K TV Support and Service Launching Friday

DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket

DirecTV 4K TV support is scheduled to launch Friday, November 14, the satellite TV provider announced. Support for 4K TV, also known as UltraHD TV, has been one of the most-requested features by DirecTV customers, particularly those who enjoy sports and movies. While the DirecTV 4K TV support and service will start this weekend, NFL Sunday Ticket fans shouldn't get too excited about watch their DirecTV 4K TV sports broadcast any time soon. DirecTV said its 4K TV service will begin will new-release movies, some "oldie … [Read more...]

Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Deals Highlighted by 4K UHD TV

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Microsoft is hitting the Xbox One Black Friday 2014 deals pretty hard, while Sony has remained mum on any Black Friday PS4 deals this year. That's not to say PS4 owners don't have anything to look forward to, but the most compelling Black Friday sales may be tied to upgrading your TV. Fortunately the Best Buy Black Friday 2014 deals have just been revealed, and Best Buy has included a 4K UltraHD TV in the mix. The PlayStation 4 video output supports 4K resolution. Seeing that 4K display at a full 60fps obviously … [Read more...]

Black Friday 2014 Walmart Ads Better Than Black Friday 2014 Early Bird Deals

Samsung Smart TV Gesture Controls

The Black Friday 2014 Walmart ad is one of the more in-demand deal sheets being sought right now. Just two weeks before Thanksgiving, Black Friday early bird shoppers are on the lookout for the best Black Friday sales so they can plan their shopping route the day after -- or in some cases on -- Thanksgiving. According to a Consumer Reports piece, some of that early bird shopping may not represent the best sales. For instance, the Black Friday 2014 Walmart early bird sale going on through November includes deals on … [Read more...]

PlayStation TV Getting New Adventure Time Game

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Sony's fledgling PlayStation TV has been a mixed bag to some, but the general consensus of PlayStation TV reviews is that the "console lite" is a great and inexpensive way to get your hands on a slew of PlayStation games. Speaking of which, a new Adventure Time game is set to release for PlayStation TV on November 18. The new Adventure Time game, Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom, will be published by Little Orbit. Little Orbit has a long history in licensed games, from Penguins of Madagascar to … [Read more...]