As loveable toy dinosaur Pleo gets both hugged and strangled in the name of science, two studies suggest that we're hardwired to sympathize with them. But how deeply can people feel for robots?
Despite having a decent price tag and zippy processor, the Lenovo IdeaTab A2109's screen is just too drab to consider.
To many, "Little Drummer Boy" is a fun, or at least innocuous, Christmas song. But to many people on Facebook, Twitter, e-mail lists, and blogs, "LDB" is something to avoid at all costs.
A slider smartphone with a tabletop QWERTY? Bummer, dude. Thankfully the rest of the phone performs well and the price doesn't hold you at gunpoint.
Did you go to an Apple Store and leave empty handed? Brian Tong talks to customers who were hoping to get their hands on the new iPhone 3G.
For all its stumbles, Facebook has shown a willingness to experiment and become transparent. The same can't be said for the staggering newspaper industry.
Free hosted Web mixtape solution Mixwit is closing its doors next week. There's light at the end of the tunnel, though. Its creators may donate the source code to the OpenTape project.
Keep an eye on your iDevice's battery level and get alerts when it's time to charge using a free app and your Mac.
A battery-powered Super Mario Kart toy car speeds its way from the video game realm into your home, ready to take young Marios for a spin.
These normally sell for upward of $100 apiece, so this is almost like getting two for one. These dart-firing RC spiders are insanely cool and tons of fun.