ARTICLES BY Mike Carrall

Gadgets We Love
by on 03.03.15

Here’s a serious Bluetooth speaker that doesn’t skimp on specs. Featuring 60W power output, Kevlar woofers and silk dome tweeters, the Audioengine B2 earns our highest praise.

by on 02.12.15

It’s official. Android Wear is a flop. By why did Google miss the mark so badly?

What's Happening
by on 02.10.15 VIDEO

Stark Insider goes backstage to preview Disney’s ‘The Lion King’. Watch as Loni Stark tranforms into Rafiki! Plus: Broadway San Jose 2015-16 season line-up.

by on 01.15.15

Not only are Xiaomi’s new Mii Note phones lighter and thinnner than Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus, but they are priced over 50% cheaper. Apple and Samsung: hear them roar.

Auto Tech
by on 01.08.15

With BMW (i8) and the competition circling the wagons, Porsche would be near daft not to consider some form of hybrid 911 model.

Market watch
by on 01.07.15

Mobile gaming appears to take a bite out of the console market with the advent of the Apple iPhone in 2007, the last big year for video game console sales.

Mobile Tech
by on 01.06.15

A Swarovski wearable? CES is back! The show floor is awash in futuristic tech. But it’s these three products – all shipping in 2015 – that really stood out.

by on 12.17.14

Chinese tech companies are going direct. Huawei Honor 6 Plus is another example of low-cost mobile device being sold without a U.S. partner.

What's Happening
by on 12.05.14

“We are going to try to have a completely different feeling from night one to night two,” said Bono. The Innocence + Experience tour plays San Jose May 18 and 19, 2015.

Silicon Valley
by on 10.28.14

Facebook beats analyst expectations, reports $3.2 billion in top line revenue for Q3. “I see nothing wrong with any of these numbers,” said one prominent analyst.