It’s 2003. Outkast’s “Hey Ya” is playing on your Archos Jukebox as you take the train into work in the near dark. At your hip is strapped a Blackberry 7200, one of the first co
As we enter the second half of this, the Decade of 3D Printing, we are coming to a crossroads. On one hand the Rebel open source RepRap crowd are clamoring to keep 3D printing free, man, while the Imp
Samsung either plays it entirely safe – see most of the Galaxy Tab line – or entirely gonzo. Whether it’s the chimerical Galaxy K Zoom or their curved TV, it’s as if the compan
If any writer defined our collective nerd future and made computing cool it was William Gibson. As accessible as Raymond Carver and imaginatively dark as Philip Pullman, Gibson made it easy to dip int
The Fire HD 7 is the latest in the long-running Fire line of LCD ereaders. Amazon has taken great pains to make this new model lighter, smaller, and more robust and, for my money, I’d say that t
I love stringed MIDI instruments. After messing with the gTar two years ago I’ve been looking for the perfect portable MIDI device that allows me to meld my inability to play keyboards with my s
As we enter the era of the ubiquitous Big Phone, it’s refreshing to hold something like the slim and light second-generation Moto X. Priced at $500 unlocked and about $99 with a contract, this 5
One of the defining images of the cyberpunk movement of the 1980s and 90s was William Gibson's cyberspace decks. Although never explicitly described, they seemed to be something like a self-contained
There are wireless routers, and then there are wireless routers with a 1.2GHz dual-core Marvel Armada SoC processor and 256MB RAM that supports USB 3.0 drive transfer speeds and has four massive anten
With the rise of the cloud, external hard drives have nearly gone the way of the dodo. After all, who needs a fiddly, easily broken hard drive in an era of always on, high-speed Internet. But sometime
Garmin had the world by the tail. With their amazing in-car GPS devices and great sports watches, it looked like things could only go up. Until every phone on the market got a GPS chip and Google mapp
Customer reviews are the backbone of sites like Amazon (where they have turned into a platform for some of the most inspired comedic writing on the Internet), but it can be difficult for smaller retai
3D printer prices are falling steadily, something that shouldn't surprise anyone familiar with the vagaries of the electronics market. What cost a few thousand last year is now hovering at less than a
If you read one book this year about green pixelated monsters that were originally supposed to be malformed pigs, make it <a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/Minecraft-Unlikely-Persson-Chan
In the kennel of 3D printers, I'd equate the oddly-shaped and homegrown <a href="https://future.techcrunch.com/tag/RepRap">RepRap</a> printers to lovable mutts. The <a href="https://future.techcrunch.
When I was a kid I was amazed by advances technology. I went to a friend's house when I was in fifth grade and his father had a PC - an <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_Person
This weekend's watch review is focused on the Mondaine Automatic, an older model that hovers right about the $500 price point - a rare departure into the bargain section for this series. The model I t
Girard-Perregaux, to those not familiar with watch lore, is a watchmaker founded in 1791 and that now produces handmade, manufacture pieces in the mid- to high-level range. I've been a longtime fan of
As a quantified-self junkie and a huge slob, I enjoy attaching all manner of electronics to my body. That's why I was excited about the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.lumoback.com">LUMOBack</a>.
While we normally focus on flagship hardware on TC these days, I thought this new Olympus tough camera - an upgrade to the TG-1 released last year - was interesting enough to feature. Why? Because it'