27 Results for

blackbird

Review

Aries BlackBird X10 Quadcopter

The Aries Blackbird X10 has the makings of a good ready-to-fly quadcopter for aerial photos and video at a reasonable price. The performance is just too inconsistent to give it a full recommendation, though, especially for novice pilots.

By August 2, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating August 2, 2015
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Aries Blackbird X10 quadcopter is OK, when it works

Its price is good for its feature set, but its overall performance makes it less of a deal.

By August 2, 2015

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Amazon's kid-first subscription service grows up

The Freetime Unlimited Service, available on Fire and Kindle tablets, now has content for older kids and a filter to help sort through it all.

By April 26, 2016

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Alpine Blackbird

The Alpine Blackbird is a feature-rich vehicle GPS system and entertainment device all rolled into one sharp-looking package, but it hits a couple of roadblocks with its short battery life and sluggish route calculation.

By June 1, 2006

3 stars Editors' rating June 1, 2006

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HP Blackbird 002

HP's Blackbird 002 earns the highest rating this editor has ever given a desktop PC. Its design rivals the Apple Mac Pro, it takes risks that benefit your upgrade path, it's fast, and it's competitively priced. If you can afford it, and you want a high-end gaming PC, buy this one. End of story.

By September 5, 2007

5 stars Editors' rating September 5, 2007

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Lockheed envisions Mach 6 successor to SR-71 Blackbird

Over at the Skunk Works, aircraft designers are hard at work cooking up a hypersonic scion to the legendary SR-71, the superspeedy recon jet of the Cold War.

By November 1, 2013

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Alpine PMD-B200 Blackbird II

The Alpine PMD-B200 is a decent portable navigation system, with good Bluetooth integration and traffic services. But the lack of text-to-speech functionality and inefficient route recalculations doesn't make it worth the high price tag.

By October 30, 2007

3 stars Editors' rating October 30, 2007
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Secrets of Area 51: The history and technology of Area 51

Some of America's most famous and enduring technologies were developed at Area 51, from the U-2 and SR-71 Blackbird spy planes to the ancestors of today's Predator drones.

By June 10, 2011

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Rahul Sood on Blackbird's long upgrade path

Rahul Sood explains why HP's Blackbird doesn't offer the latest and greatest hardware components.

By May 20, 2008

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Blackbird: Segregation makes a comeback

Is it a good idea to have 14 percent of the U.S. population separate itself from the rest, even through a browser?

By December 10, 2008