Microsoft Band: 30 Minutes of “Wrists On” Impressions

Microsoft Band Microsoft Health

Microsoft's entry into the wearable technology space got off to a quick start Thursday when the company debuted the Microsoft Band at its stores nationwide. The Microsoft Band, part smart watch and part health monitor, dovetails with a new health-monitoring system called Microsoft Health. I had the chance to stroll down to the local Microsoft Store to check them both out yesterday so I could present to you Microsoft Band: 30 minutes of "wrists on" impressions. The Microsoft Band is about half an inch wide and comes … [Read more...]

Taking Your Game on the Road with Tasty Bingo

Tasty Bingo App

The Tasty Bingo app upgrade is here and players are licking their lips in eager anticipation. Tasty Bingo is more than an online bingo room; it's a food lover's paradise where every imaginable delicacy under the sun is displayed right before your very eyes. From chocolate-covered strawberries to candy canes and sumptuous entrees, this online bingo room is the tastiest in the business. The Juiciest Features on Offer The Tasty Bingo app was expressly designed for iPad and iPhone devices and it's free to download and … [Read more...]

Hexoskin Smart Shirt Looks To Rule All Fitness Trackers


I like to consider myself a sport-techy. You see, I run anywhere from 3-10 miles per day so once the handset OEMs started making smart watches that could replace my heart-rate monitor and integrate running apps into said devices I was all for it! I rocked the first Samsung Gear, Gear 2 and now the LG G Watch with Android Wear (using RunKeeper right now). At the same time I've gone thru 3 UP bracelets (for sleep tracking) so when I saw the announcement of the Hexoskin I was more than intrigued. I like how Hexoskin urges … [Read more...]

Xtreem QuadForce Video Drone Records 720p Video from the Air

QuadForce Video Drone

Now here's an interesting twist on remote-controlled helicopters. With the new Xtreem QuadForce Video Drone, R/C helicopters aren't just for entertainment anymore, but perhaps for personal security. Sans the guns, of course. The Xtreem QuadForce Video Drone has an on-board color video camera that records 720p video from up to 330 feet above you. The QuadForce Video Drone uses 2.4GHz frequency so it can be flown indoors or outdoors, giving sleuth-minded R/C enthusiasts a clever surveillance option. It also gives … [Read more...]

Thrustmaster Ships First Force Feedback Wheel for PS4

PS4 DualShock 4 controller

Ready to get your hands on DriveClub, a PS4 racing game that's part of the PlayStation Plus October 2014 free games lineup? How about really getting your hands on it -- and your feet? Thrustmaster has shipped the first force feedback wheel for PS4, the T300 RS, just in time for PS4 owners to race around the world of DriveClub with their friends. The force feedback wheel for PS4 also supports other racing games, including Ubisoft's The Crew, which is now in beta. Getting your hands on the PS4 force feedback wheel … [Read more...]

Play NHL 2K on your iPhone 6 and Android Phone Soon


The first games of the NHL season are still a few weeks out, but hockey fans can bide the time soon by getting familiar with a long-lost hockey franchise. 2K Games has announced NHL 2K will return as a mobile game "soon," allowing all you hockey fans out there to play NHL 2K on your iPhone and Android phone. The NHL 2K mobile game will be a premium-priced mobile game and be available for $7.99 from both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. 2K Sports is not working a Windows Phone version of NHL 2K. With the … [Read more...]

OnLive Installed on New Philips Android TVs

OnLive on Phillips TVs

No matter how quickly Sony and Microsoft sell their new PS4 and Xbox One consoles, respectively, there will always be people who question whether the end of the home console is nigh. One company that may be hoping for such a future is Phillips, which has announced a deal with OnLive installed on new Philips Android TVs. OnLive is a game-streaming service similar to the Gaikai service Sony purchased several years ago and turned into PlayStation Now. OnLive Game Service available on new models of Philips TVs powered … [Read more...]

Marshall Headphones Launches Two New In-Ear Headphones

Marshall Mode EQ Earbuds In-Ear Headphones

If you are like me, you grew up going to local music shows of high school bands, feeling cool, maybe doing a little slam dancing in the mosh pit. Long gone are those days but the one thing I remember is every band always rockin' Marshall speakers. Skip forward 20 years. Rarely do I get to go to concerts these days, and all my music is stored on my phone. What hasn't changed is Marshall's leading position in the industry. So to gain customers like us they introduced two new in-ear headphones. Launched at IFA in … [Read more...]

YEZZ Billy 4.7 with Windows Phone 8.1 Pre-Orders Launch

Windows Phone

It may sound like a crazy cowboy device, but the YEZZ Billy 4.7 with Windows Phone 8.1 appears to be much more modern than its "old west" name would suggest. With a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with quad CPUs at speeds of up to 1.2GHz, a 4.7-inch IPS screen with Asahi Dragontrail glass, 15GB of free cloud storage and a 2MP front camera and 8MP autofocus rear camera with flash, there's a lot to this funny-named device. And pre-orders for the phone just so happened to go live today. The YEZZ Billy 4.7 with Windows … [Read more...]

Sony Xperia Z3 Phone Can Stream PS4 Games

The Last of Us Remastered PS4

After getting off to a slow start, Sony's PlayStation Vita handheld has become a key part of its video-gaming portfolio. The company's PlayStation Plus free games for September 2014, for example, include four PS Vita games for paying PS Plus members, the latest example of the handheld playing a big role in Sony's gaming strategy. Then along comes a curveball nobody saw coming, a tidbit that makes one wonder whether the PS Vita will always have such a stout role. The news: the new Sony Xperia Z3 phone can stream PS4 … [Read more...]