The Best Wireless Routers of 2018

With the gaggle of connected home products, smart TVs , smartphones , and other mobile devices ruling our lives, it’s more important than ever to outfit your home or business with a wireless router that can handle the increased demand for Wi-Fi connectivity. When choosing a new router, you should consider the size of your […]

Alexa Is Randomly Laughing, But Nobody’s in on the Joke

Amazon’s Alexa apparently thinks something is pretty funny, but isn’t letting anyone in on the joke. As The Sacramento Bee reports, some Alexa users have heard random giggles from the virtual assistant in recent weeks. Moreover, people are saying that the laugh they’re hearing isn’t in Alexa’s usual voice, which makes the experience even creepier. […]


Comixology, the digital comic book arm of the almighty Amazon, is a standout service that brings titles from a wide array of publishers, including DC, Image, and Marvel, to web browsers and Android and iOS mobile apps. Comixology has an excellent Guided View mode that makes reading a pleasure, digital comics that release on the […]

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9

Panasonic has sized down the sequel to its GX8 . The DC-GX9 ($999.99 with 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 lens) is built into the same chassis as the slimmer GX85 , but has a more modern image sensor and adds a tilting EVF and a dedicated EV control dial. We haven’t yet had a chance to test the […]

SimCity BuildIt (for iPad)

I didn’t bother buying 2013’s disasterous, online-only SimCity reboot, even after developer Maxis introduced an offline mode. I figured that its creators had decided to follow their own agenda, even though that meant alienating and losing much of its fan base, including myself. The game soon exited my consciousness, but it has returned–this time as […]