Chromebooks have become the computer-of-choice for many kids, for a number of reasons. They’re relatively inexpensive. They’re lightweight. And they’re easy to maintain.
Chromebook choices abound: 3 top picks for kids
Instant photos, from Polaroid, with Zink technology
Polaroid’s been synonymous with instant photography forever, and now the company is using a new technology, from a company called Zink (as in “zero ink”), to bring a instant photos to a new generation.
Headphones cost $549, but at least they look stylish
Headphones come in lots of varieties. You can buy cheap ones at the drugstore or office-supply chain, and you can buy very—very!—pricey ones elsewhere. Consider Master & Dynamic’s wireless MW60 headphones.
Jawbone UP 24 tops list of activity trackers
What’s the best activity tracker out there? The Times likes the Jawbone UP.
Wirecutter names Panasonic RP-TCM125 the best cheap in-ear headphone
In considering in-ear headphones under $30, the Wirecutter tested 40 (after evaluating about 150). That’s a lot of listening.
NY Times: Xbox One or the PS4?
Molly Wood, of the New York Times, offers a thought-provoking take on the game console debate: Do you go for the Xbox One or the PS4? Her conclusion? The PS4 prevails.
Engadget: Roku plans streaming-ready TVs
Roku already makes easy-to-use set-top boxes, but now Roku plans to introduce streaming-ready TVs.
Parental controls for Chromebooks: the right computer for your kids?
New parental controls for Chromebook computers may make these a suitable choice for kids.
Sony cameras aim to revolutionize mobile photography
Imagine this: You have something resembling a lens, but it’s a camera, and you’re able to attach it to your smartphone or else control it remotely from your phone. That’s the idea behind two new cameras from Sony, the QX10 and the QX100.
Business Insider names the 100 greatest Android and iPhone apps
What are the best apps? That’s a subject for lots of debate, but Business Insider has named what it thinks are the top 100.