The Interesting Bits ... and Bytes
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Old-fashioned landlines (also known at POTS, for "Plain Old Telephone Service" -- yes, really) allowed two (or more) people to speak at the same time, with all the sound (and occasionally, let's face it, fury) audible to both parties. Sometimes I miss that.

July 07, 2014 3:01 PM EDT

The Native Union Jump Cable is small, nicely designed and a good way to keep your battery topped up when needed.

July 02, 2014 4:16 PM EDT

Samsung is  trying its best to become, if not the sole purveyor of Android devices, certainly the top source. With all the usual sound and fury, the company has announced its latest tablet: the Samsung Galaxy Tab S, a new high-end device with sleek lines, an impressively light weight and a very bright, sharp screen.

June 12, 2014 8:01 PM EDT

While, as a technology journalist, I try to maintain a certain objectivity about the products and companies I cover, I can't help regretting it when a company that had a good idea and a well-implemented product doesn't make it. 

June 02, 2014 9:39 AM EDT

The LG G3 appears to be designed for the professional who wants something that offers good looks, powerful features, a long-lasting battery and software that you don't have to study to understand.

May 28, 2014 9:46 AM EDT

With the Surface Pro 3,  Microsoft may be finally going after its true audience -- business and creative professionals.

May 20, 2014 3:39 PM EDT

While it's not the top of the tablet line, the Acer Iconia One 7 is a solid choice for users who want a good-enough device for Web surfing, social networking and the occasional video without breaking their budget.

May 08, 2014 12:51 PM EDT

Acer CEO Jason Chen did his best today to convince an audience of international journalists that his company was on its way to a turnaround by introducing a variety of products at reasonable prices. 

April 29, 2014 4:04 PM EDT

HTC's new flagship phone, the HTC One M8, has been described in such flowery language that you're not sure whether you want to buy it or date it.

March 25, 2014 3:12 PM EDT

Plantronics will be introducing the Voyager Edge, a reasonably priced ($130) headset in April. It is a lightweight well-designed device with some very nice features.

March 21, 2014 12:08 PM EDT
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