The bold Alienware Alpha makes good on many parts of its promise to meld the gaming PC and living room game console, but there are still too many rough edges to make this a true console killer.
Before we celebrate 2014's greatest in gaming, let's revisit those titles that failed to live up to the hype.
The LG 55EC9300 lives up to the promise of OLED with the best picture quality of any TV we've ever reviewed.
Initially rolling out only for parts of Manhattan, Prime Now is the latest attempt by Amazon to compete with brick-and-mortar stores by offering speedy delivery of household items.
While it's massive overkill and cost-prohibitive for most general consumers, the Promise Pegasus2 is a great storage device for professionals, especially those who need to edit 4K videos in real time.
Having already blasted past its fundraising goal, this smartphone-controlled sleep aid is now working toward stretch goals.
The messaging-and-chat app maker's round was led by hedge fund Valiant Capital Partners and brings the company's total venture capital funding to $70.5 million.
Safer, chip-enabled credit cards are coming to the US before the end of 2015, but it will be years before tougher, PIN-based security will be used nationwide.
Move over, boats. You're about to be outclassed by the Quadrofoil, an electric personal watercraft that uses hydrofoil technology to zoom over the water. And looks like an alien spacecraft.
The electronics giant is projecting stronger-than-expected sales this holiday even after delivering better-than-anticipated revenue in the September quarter. The only negative was another drop in iPad sales.