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10 Gadgets You'd Be a Fool to Buy Right Now

In the '80s, you had a shiny new Betamax player, a couple of years after VHS came out. In the '90s, you spent top dollar for a Sega Dreamcast, only to watch the platform crumble.

10 Best Places to Disconnect

Do you hear phantom smartphone ringing? Does a blinking light send your pulse through the roof? Do you feel anxious if you go 15 minutes without checking your email? It may be time for an e-tox break....

7 Reasons Android Beats the iPhone 5s

Did you hear? The s in the name of Apple's new iPhone 5s smartphone stands for same as in more of the same limitations and drawbacks we saw on the iPhone 5 and all of its predecessors. S...

12 Dumbest PC Default Settings (and How to Change Them)

If you bought a new car that came with the seat tilted all the way back, the air conditioner going at full blast in the winter and the radio volume turned down to inaudible levels, you'd immediately m...

6 Things Microsoft's Next CEO Should Do

Moments after Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced he would be retiring within 12 months, the company's stock shot up 8 percent. That probably didn't make the extremely animated and passionate tech l...

12 Surprising Things Your Android Phone Can Do

When Benjamin Franklin wrote that those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety, he was clearly referring to smartphone oper...

6 Best Steve Ballmer Replacements

Steve Sinofsky, Bill Gates, blah. Microsoft doesn't need an old-guard insider taking over the reins as Steve Ballmer retires. It needs someone with the right mix of energy, experience and creativity...

10 Worst Tech Predictions of All Time

In the technology world, bold predictions abound, and they should. Placing big bets in one direction or another is how this industry works. Some pundits try to make educated guesses about where tech i...

6 Ways Android Mini PCs Beat Google Chromecast

Users are intrigued by Google's Chromecast TV stick for seemingly good reasons. The tiny, $35 device is no bigger than a USB flash drive, plugs right into the back of your TV and lets you watch your f...

The 10 Best Bargains in Tech Today

From a $900 tablet that lasts just 4 hours on a charge to a $30 HDMI cable that's really worth $2.99, the gadget world is filled with overpriced rip-offs. Fortunately, there are also many devices th...