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 […]

Kaspersky Safe Kids

Editors’ Note: We are aware of the allegations of Kaspersky Labs’ inappropriate ties to the Russian government. Until we see some actual proof of these allegations, we will treat them as unproven , and continue to recommend Kaspersky’s security products as long as their performance continues to merit our endorsement. Editors’ Note: We are aware […]

The Best Projectors of 2018

Projectors have come a long way from the days when the most useful way to categorize them was by their weight class. Today, there are any number of more meaningful kinds of categories, including intended use (business presentations, home theater, and gameplay), technology (LCD, DLP, and LCOS), throw distance (how close to the screen you […]

Aston, Rolls spar over visions of tomorrow’s superluxe sedan

The genteel world of ultraluxury auto sales erupted into mudslinging this month at the Geneva auto show as Rolls-Royce and Aston Martin clashed over interpretations of the future of the superluxury sedan. It started when Aston’s design chief, Marek Reichman, declared in an interview with Britain’s Autocar magazine that Rolls-Royce and Bentley were “ancient Greece” […]


We all know that the recording and transcription process requires a lot of hard work. That’s why many people turn to transcription services for their needs. Otter takes an innovative approach to the task, offering real-time transcripts of conversations and meetings as they occur. It also integrates other features such as cross-conversation speaker identification, good […]

AOC I1659FWUX USB Monitor

When we reviewed AOC’s E1659Fwux portable USB monitor back in 2015, we were impressed with its color accuracy and sharp 1080p picture, but its viewing-angle and grayscale performance left something to be desired. With the new I1659FWUX ($199.99), AOC has resolved the viewing-angle issue by outfitting the display with a 15.6-inch In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel […]