Its high price and imperfect voice control and TV integration keep the Xbox One short of must-have territory, but the inclusion of Titanfall for free (for new purchases) helps Microsoft's console hold the line against Sony's compelling PS4.
Though staggeringly expensive, the Voodoo F-Class F510 gaming PC would be perfect if not for the loud graphics card.
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The company's next console will also allow for cloud-based gaming and, possibly, the ability to play games with people on other platforms.
Sony's distinctive, midrange VAIO TP1 Living Room PC trades performance and features for its cutesy appearance. Unless you really like the looks of this Roomba-like PC you can find a much better deal from a variety of standard desktop PCs.
Your Android KitKat refuses to accept some words exist -- at least in polite company. Indeed, there are 1,400 unacceptable words. Including "lactation."
This week, we debate the ongoing PlayStation Network outage, guesstimate the arrival of new iMac desktops, and salute AMD for grabbing a solid share of the low-end laptop market.
The Asus Transformer Book T100 revives the Netbook value proposition (and Netbook usability issues) in a budget-price 10-inch laptop that doubles as a tablet. You won’t love it, but for sheer bang for the buck, it’s hard to beat.
This week: In celebration of Valentine's Day, we look at some of the candy-covered press swag that has turned up in our office. Scott talks about his visit to Toy Fair, and we play some more tech trivia with the chat room.
The Sony VAIO XL1 DLS breaks some new ground for the living-room PC, but the wonky 200-disc changer hurts its overall appeal.
AMD announces new Radeon HD 5800 series 3D graphics cards.