Tag Archive: Computer


Chromebook vs Laptop in 2018: Can it replace your Windows Computer?

Chromebooks are better and more productive than ever, but can one replace your current laptop?

More people than ever use a smartphone as their only computer. That makes sense; you have the web, apps for any service you want, entertainment via music and video, and it’s all shown on a reasonably large screen. All in your pocket, all the time.

But a lot of people still need or want a laptop. Maybe a smartphone isn’t ideal for  [Read More…]

The best way to improve your Google Home experience is to stop talking to it like a computer

Talking to computers just doesn’t feel natural.

In case you haven’t heard, voice control interfaces are the future. Whether it’s Google Assistant on your phone, an Amazon Echo in your kitchen, a microphone-filled remote for your TV or whatever, more and more of technology nowadays expects you to talk to it. And in the cases of some of these tools, talking is the only way to interact with the system. The problem is, it doesn’t always feel natural to  [Read More…]

Planet Gemini PDA Review: A tiny computer with big ideas

Normally when I review a product, the question I’m trying to answer is whether it’s worth the asking price. But the Planet Gemini PDA was crowdfunded, willed into existence by almost 6,000 people pooling over $ 2 million on Indiegogo so that Planet Computers could build a modern version of the classic Psion PDA.

Not ringing a bell? That’s okay; the Psion only achieved wide popularity in Europe, and that was a long time ago. (In fact  [Read More…]

Add 4TB of storage to your Xbox, computer and more with this $80 drive

Keep all your important files and documents protected with Western Digital’s Elements hard drive.

Western Digital’s 4TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive is now on sale at Amazon for just $ 79.99. Since Black Friday this drive has sold for $ 99.99, and prior to that, it sold for as much as $ 139.99. Today’s price drop marks the lowest price it’s ever sold for, bringing the cost per terabyte down to just $ 20.

This hard drive  [Read More…]

Complete Computer Science Bundle: 78 hours of coding and design for $19

In the eyes of many, a college education is the obvious step for heading off towards a career in a field of interest. Unfortunately, life gets in the way for a lot of people and things don’t go as well as they’d like. Time constraints, cost, and prerequisite education can stand in the way of a […]

How to browse and add Alexa skills from any computer

How can I control Alexa from the web?

While the Alexa app on phones and tablets is the default for setting up and managing an Amazon Echo, you can do quite a bit with Amazon’s website if you prefer. Just like shopping for anything else on Amazon, you can search for Skills to add to your personal Alexa and take advantage of the larger screen in the process. All you really need is the ability to log  [Read More…]

Build your own computer maker Kano now lets kids build their own cameras

Kano wants to teach kids how cameras work next!

My favorite pieces of kid tech over the last two years have come from the folks at Kano. This team is dedicated to teaching kids how electronics work through a combined hardware and software approach, and the results in my household are undeniable.

This week at CES the Kano team is showing off their next big kid, the Camera Kit. Like the computer kits, this new setup is  [Read More…]

Build your own custom PC with the How to Build a Computer Bundle

Have you ever wanted to build your own custom PC but didn’t know where to start? Most individuals tend to buy their own PCs rather than build them, but you’ll be able to pull off some pretty impressive performance with a DIY project that brings your own creative flair to the table. The How to […]

Power PC Systems Optimization Bundle finely tunes your computer for just $19.99

Our Deal of the Day is a two-part software package that will get your computer back on the right track. Clean up files, protect yourself from viruses and malware, and safely updating drivers.

Save 97% on this Ultimate Computer Science Bundle (Deal of the Day)

If you look at life as some sort of rat race or mundane routine that never changes, then perhaps you’re not in the right line of work. Perhaps you need a new career or help jump-starting your current one. If you’ve ever had an to try something out in the field of computer science, we’ve […]