The Best Headphones of 2018

The truth is, the earbuds that come with iPhones and many new Android phones sound a lot better than they used to. Still, if you’re serious about your music, those plastic pods can only take you so far. The single best accessory upgrade you can buy for a new media player, smartphone, or tablet is […]

Open-Source PowerShell Now Available on Mac and Linux

Automating server tasks just got a lot easier for Mac and Linux users, thanks to Microsoft’s decision to open source its PowerShell automation platform and scripting language for Windows and Windows Server. PowerShell is a task-based, command-line scripting language built on the .NET Framework, which helps IT professionals control and automate the administration of servers. […]

Want to Save Trees? Print More, HP Says

You know those email signatures that say, “Please consider the environment before printing this email?” They’re actually not the best way to save the environment, at least according to printer giant HP. You know those email signatures that say, “Please consider the environment before printing this email?” They’re actually not the best way to save […]

KeepSolid VPN Unlimited

The Wi-Fi in hotels and coffee shops is convenient, but by no means secure. With a virtual private network (or VPN), such as VPN Unlimited from KeepSolid, however, you can rest assured that your browsing is encrypted and private. This service offers inexpensive, flexible subscriptions, as well as many of the advanced security features we […]

Nuclear (for iPad)

Nuclear, a free (with in-app purchases) iPad app , takes you on a journey deep into the subatomic world. The app lets you build chemical elements by adding protons, neutrons, and electrons–one at a time–to a wildly spinning virtual atom. There are in-app purchases, but even the basic version gives you plenty of room to […]

What Is 5G?

At the end of 2017, the wireless industry came up with the first official 5G standard. AT&T; plans to launch mobile 5G in the US this year, Verizon says it will launch 5G for homes , and T-Mobile is working on a network to launch next year. At the end of 2017, the wireless industry […]

BenQ CH100

Full HD projectors are no longer limited to showing video, but have made inroads into the business world as well. Like other 1080p data projectors, the BenQ CH100 ($999) does well in displaying sharp text and detail in graphics. Its relatively low brightness for a 1080p data projector makes it best for use in a […]