Searchers find more bodies from AirAsia ...
Searchers find more bodies from AirAsia plane crash
Search teams bring in more bodies from the AirAsia crash to a military base in Indonesia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Can a case boost your iPhone 5's WiFi? Check the Linkase
The Linkase for iPhone 5 boasts up to a 50 percent boost in Wi-Fi signal strength thanks to a small electromagnetic waveguide extension. Does it work? See for yourself in these mobile speedtests where Wi-Fi is usually terrible.
High def video gaming on the Chromebook Pixel: Thank you Steam!
While the Chrome browser takes full advantage of the Chromebook Pixel's hardware, I thought it would interesting to see how video gaming works on the device. Quite well, with just a few small issues, it turns out.
Multitasking with Chrome OS and Linux on the Chromebook Pixel
Google's Chromebook Pixel is quite versatile after all. I can run Chrome OS and Linux at the same time, and switch between the two, allowing me to use Skype and other third party apps!
How impressive is the Chromebook Pixel? Very!
I've been using a Chromebook Pixel for the past two days and a single phrase comes to mind: blown away. Is it worth $1,299 or more? Take a look to see and then stack it up against your mobile computing needs.
Is the Acer W510 Windows 8 tablet better than Windows RT?
Can a Windows 8 tablet running on Intel's Atom be a good middle ground between Windows RT and more expensive devices? Take a look at Acer's W510: great battery life and full Windows 8.
This is Z10, the first BlackBerry 10 handset
Research In Motion is no more! BlackBerry is the new company name and the Z10 is the first BlackBerry 10 handset. Here's a quick overview of the new phone.
How sensors make your phone "Star Trek smart"
Can your current smartphone be any smarter? Sure it can, if the device knows how to better understand its surroundings with the help of internal sensors. Qualcomm's Project Gimbal does just that for app developers. Here's a peek at how Paramount is using the technology.
Benchmark's Bill Gurley on network effects and local commerce
What the VC firm learned from eBay.
We ride along with the Nokia Drive
Ride-along and interview Nokia's Aaron Dannenbring
Benchmark's Bill Gurley on writing "Above the Crowd"
Gurley explains the through process of his writing and what he hopes to achieve with it.
Benchmark's Bill Gurley on Opportunities for venture capital
What are the trends shaping VC investment right now.
Benchmark's Bill Gurley on surviving downturns
Do today's entrepreneurs have the muscle memory for busts?
Benchmark's Bill Gurley on the role of venture captial
When it's easier than ever to lauch a company, what is the role of traditional VC?
Benchmark's Bill Gurley on what it takes to be a VC
It's a young man's game, and what truths do you need to break?
Which Zagg keyboard is right for your iPad mini?
I tested both of Zagg's iPad mini keyboard cases and either is a nice accessory. There's a difference in typing, however, due to the two sizes. That means you'll have to figure out if you value portability or a better typing experience when choosing.
Can the Brydge turn your iPad into a laptop?
That's the premise behind Brydge, a Kickstarter project that I backed months ago. I opted to add Bluetooth speakers to my Brydge; take a look at how this setup works.
Getting started with NFC on the phone and in the home
Don't think that wireless NFC tags are just for mobile payments. You can do practically anything with them if you know how to program them with small bits of data. Some free apps make this easy and I'm already on the NFC bandwagon at home.
Moo's NFC business card: The last one you may ever need
Tired of carrying hundreds of business cards? What you only needed to carry one? That's the idea behind this Moo card with embedded NFC tag inside it. You just tap it to a phone with NFC-capabilities and it share just about any information you want.
For $199, is Acer's C7 Chromebook worth it?
Google surprised many with the launch of a $199 Chromebook this week. So what's the Acer C7 like? Overall the quality and performance is better than I expected for the price and it even has a 320 GB hard drive for those who want local storage.
iPad mini: Big experience in a small package
Apple's iPad mini is here, but does it offer a big experience in a small package or is this just a useless device for many? I like the form factor and it turns out that the lower resolution display isn't all that bad!
Hands on with Microsoft's sexy Surface RT
Along with Windows 8, Microsoft's Surface RT tablet is here. The slate uses chips that typically power smartphones but Windows runs quite well on it and the hardware is extremely well made and -- dare I say it -- sexy? See for yourself in this early look.
Video hands-on with Google's new $249 Chromebook
Google’s newest Chromebook, made by Samsung, only costs $249 and offers the same general performance of ChromeOS is a smaller, lighter package. How’d they do it? This model uses the same chip type that powers smartphones and tablets. Take a look at my hands-on thoughts.
Galaxy Note 2: Phone, tablet or both?
It's hard to classify what Samsung's Galaxy Note 2 is because it generally requires two hands to use and has a 5.5-inch display. But it fits in a front pants pocket and makes voice calls. Here's our first look!
Hands on with Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite
Backlight screen and faster performance are a couple of perks of this new e-reader.