72 hours ago, “Chromecast” was just a good name for a podcast on hood ornaments. Now it’s the “it” item in the tech world, selling out online within a day (though I had no problems walking into Best Buy today and walking out with one — they had plenty in stock). In my “premature thoughts”… Read More Review: Google Chromecast — Google’s most Apple-like product yet?
It’s 2013. Consumer TVs with 3D built-in have only been on sale in the U.S. since 2010. But in just three years, 3D has gone from the whiz-bang “it” feature of the future to the black sheep of the consumer electronics family. There have been many post-mortems on the seeming demise of the technology, so… Read More Eric’s Adventures in the Third Dimension!
Still mourning the loss of your neighborhood Blockbuster? This might cheer you up. (Keyword: “might”)… Read More Redbox Instant by Verizon: Full of potential, light on everything else
Product: MartinLogan’s Motion Vision Soundbar Retail Price: $1500 Released this past summer, MartinLogan’s Motion Vision aims to fill a small-but-significant gap in home theater offerings: the “high end” soundbar. There are very few products in this category and understandably so. If you have over $1000 to spend on a sound system, why not just go… Read More Review: MartinLogan Motion Vision Soundbar
How do you surprise someone who wants to be surprised? That’s the problem I faced proposing to my girlfriend. If I did anything out of the ordinary, she’d be suspicious. I knew I wanted to do it around New Year’s — which would give us enough time to have a summer wedding — but as… Read More How does a techie-filmmaker-magician pop the big question?