Video games have been a staple in many American households since the mid 1970s when Atari's Pong console game became a hit. Now, whether you're a fan of Wii U, Xbox, or some 8-bit relic that's just a hair past the days of Pong, the question of which were the best video games of all time remains.
The recently-announced Motorola Moto X is being marketed as a new breed of Android smartphone that focuses on thoughtful design and usability features, rather than high-end specs. In many ways, it succeeds — and yet, it's still priced in line with other top-shelf phones like the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4.
Bartering for goods or services may seem like an old-fashioned concept, but with the power of the Internet, it's coming back in style. We've collected eight barter and trade services that help you get rid of things you don't want in exchange for things you do.
Many of us never lost our love for the two-wheeled bicycle adventures we first found as kids, and many folks have adopted biking as their major means of travel. If you have a yearning to pedal on in adulthood, we'll help you choose the right road bike.
The outdoor cookout season is just about here, and we can almost taste the flame-broiledness. But, if the warm spring has you drooling to buy a new grill, you may want to do your research first. To help you pick the perfect grill, we've explored the charcoal vs. gas grill debate, looked at the cost of both, and weighed a number of grilling variables.
Skip the gym and enjoy the fresh air a la a bicycling regimen. Of course, you'll soon find that cycling longer distances can present a physical challenge, manifested in sore feet and hands, a sweaty body, and a tender posterior. That's where the proper cycling clothing and equipment specially made for bicycling can come to the rescue.
It's been almost two years since Roku refreshed its set-top box. With minor UI and hardware improvements, is the new Roku 3 the only streaming device you'll ever need? Should you choose the Roku 3 over the Apple TV? Is it worth the upgrade from your current Roku box?
The Sony VAIO turns 15 this year, and the brand is still going strong. To celebrate the model's success, we've compiled reviews on four VAIO series that are consistently available at budget-friendly prices. Which Sony VAIO laptop is right for you?
Headphones and earbuds are our portal out of the present and into a world of music, podcasts, radio, and beyond. Dr. Dre, of all people, certainly knows that, and his line of Beats headphones have become ubiquitous with sound and style. Not sure which pair of Beats by Dre is right for you? Inside we look at the six latest models and discuss the pros and cons of each.
Despite Microsoft's image crisis, the PC maker still has some loyal followers, one of which runs a blog all about the company. ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley is a Microsoft user by choice and in this week's techie top five pays hommage to the purveyor of Windows with her favorite non-Apple gadgets.
If you've ever hired a moving service before, how did you do it? Did you take the time to price out all competitors, based on your very specific inventory and distance to be traveled, thus requiring each company to visit your home and give you a quote? Probably not, even though that would be the only way to ensure that you're paying the best price possible. Unpakt and Moveline, however, aim to streamline the moving process and make it more cost effective.
Tax season is upon us, and — according to the ads that we're inundated with — there are web sites and software packages that can turn filing your own returns into a day at the beach. ~Do they work as easily as they promise? How much should you plan to spend in order to earn all the refunds that they propose to uncover?
Ready to use your phone to save time, energy, and money? Several retailer apps have integrated novel features that help you shop more efficiently, like simulated home renovation and grocery lists categorized by store aisle. Start streamlining your life with our favorite, most useful retailer apps.
We love to pick the brains of our favorite tech writers, to see what electronics they simply can't live without. This week, we spoke to MacRumors Editor, Marianne Schultz, about her five favorite gadgets — and despite her Apple allegiances, only one iDevice made the list!
Having a portable generator is a great investment for dialing up the quality of your tailgate party with video and audio on a sumptuous widescreen TV, or just being prepared for winter power outages. But generators come in many shapes, sizes, and (most importantly) price points. Thus, we've created a helpful guide to picking the portable generator.
Now is a great time to begin an exercise regime, which should involve cardio: walking, jogging, or running. However, given the harsh conditions of winter, a treadmill is a wise way to go about achieving your fitness goals from the comfort of your own home. Plus, fitness deals abound this season! Here's what you need to know about buying a new treadmill.
Look all over cyberspace and you'd be hard pressed to find a writer with as much biting wit and journalistic daring as Chicago's own Fruzsina Eordogh. She calls herself "a weird luddite" even though she writes about technology, which makes her top five gadgets an unusual list.