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Pebble Time Review

What’s wrong with Pebble Time? Sadly, too much (Review) – Updated

Facing tough competition from the Apple Watch and improved Android Wear watches, Pebble Time cuts its own path. Still the best smartwatch for outdoor readability, and battery life. But is this new smartwatch good enough?

Audioengine B2 a serious speaker, for serious listeners (Review)

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.

Ecorox Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Review

ECOXGEAR delivers a tossable, sturdy, and waterproof speaker that works well with iOS and Android tablets, and smartphones.

Mobile Gear: Ogio All Elements Waterpoof Pack (Review)

Ogio. Reportedly here to protect and serve your legions of mobile gadgets.

Life with Pebble – There’s no going back

The last time I was this excited about a watch it was 1985, I was sporting a skinny white leather tie, dancing to Duran Duran's The Reflex, and wearing a Swatch.

Mobile App of the Week: News Republic for iOS, Android

One of our favorite news readers gets even better.

Beat’s So Lonely: Beats Music on Android

Hands-on the Android version of Beats Music, the new $9.99 streaming music service by Dre. Can it dethrone Spotify and Google All Access?

Yahoo Gets it Right with News Digest App (Review)

Marissa Meyer demonstrates she knows mobile. It might be a small step, but the News Digest app helps keep the Yahoo brand on our mobile devices, and front of mind.

Carbon v2 Twitter App for Android looks the part

I've found that Twitter apps typically fall into one of two camps: (1) Those with deep functionality targeted at power users; and (2) Those with pretty interfaces aimed at casual users. The refreshed Carbon (v2) Twitter app for Android falls into the latter camp.

Cover App for Android – Give your lock screen some smarts

The three devs behind Cover obviously have a penchant for slick design. This is a gorgeous app.