No matter how you slice it, keeping some extra battery power on your person can do wonders to affect how you move through the world. If you'd like to take some concentrated electricity around for emergencies, you've got two options:
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Whether you're trying to keep to a strict calorie count, or just get a handle on what kind of nutrients you're taking in, a good food logging app is a must. MyFitnessPal and Lose It are two of the app stores' most popular, and they're your favourites too. Let's see how they stack up.
In a world where people tell their stories on film from ideas that start on paper, there are two powerful platforms that provide all the tools budding screenwriters need: Final Draft and Celtx. One is the entertainment industry standard. The other is free for all to use. But this Sunday, only one can be the best in the biz.
Growing up, our family's rice cooker was a staple, just like the refrigerator or the kitchen sink. It never occurred to me to not have one. As an adult, I noticed my friends cooked rice in a pot on the stovetop. There's nothing wrong with that, but let's talk about which approach gets you the easiest and consistently best rice.
All year we've thrown turn-by-turn navigation tools, note-taking apps, file syncing software, and Google phones into the ring to see who would emerge victorious. Our Sunday Showdowns have been chock-full of fierce battles, but these were the most popular.
Google's new Pixel phones are here to replace the Nexus line. Normally, we wouldn't pit new phones against old ones but if you're shopping now, or looking to replace an explodey Galaxy Note 7, these are your two best options. Let's look at how the old guard stacks up against Google's new hardware play, and where the real value lies.
Whether you're a globetrotter, language student, or business owner, tools like Google Translate and Microsoft Translator make it easier for everyone in the world to understand one another. But while both can translate text, speech, and images, they still each have their own quirks. So all aboard the showdown train! Next stop: translation station.
The Raspberry Pi is the cheapest and smallest way to emulate the old video games you still love to play. You have a few different ways of going about making your own retro game console, but RetroPie and Recalbox are two of the easiest to use. Let's take a look at their differences, and pick the best one for you.
If you want the ultimate in desktop screen space, you have two options: Get a bigger monitor, or get a 4K monitor. Both options offer you more space to spread out and work, and more pixels to cram your windows into, but two are the focus of many monitor-buyers today: Ultrawide and 4K. Let's see how they stack up, practically.
Gunnar Optiks and Uvex computer glasses both promise to reduce eye strain, prevent computer-related headaches, and be comfortable to wear for long periods of time. But Uvex's basic frames, while not even remotely as visually appealing as the Gunnar line, are a fraction of the cost. Let's see who is victorious in this battle between beauty and the beast.
DIY electronics boards are getting cheaper and cheaper. Since the launch of the Raspberry Pi, the extremely popular, portable computer-on-a-board, countless new boards have shown up. Even so, few are cheaper and tinier than the $US5 ($7) Raspberry Pi Zero and the $US9 ($12) C.H.I.P. Let's take a look at how they compare.
There are more BitTorrent clients than we could possibly compare, but some of the most popular -- and best -- have been under the spotlight lately for sleazy ads and bad behaviour. It's time to check in on a few of our favourites to see how they fare, which deserves your downloads and which ones you can trust.
World of Warcraft's latest expansion Legion drops this Tuesday. The game set the standard for MMORPGs in 2004 and set the stage for the modern MMO. Its subscriber numbers have faltered, but most games still wish they had a fraction of WoW's success.. Today, we're taking a look at how the game has evolved over time and how it stacks up to the shadow of its former self.
When it comes to roleplaying games, there are two titans that dominate: Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. They have a lot of similarities, but both games bring something very different to the table. Whether you're an experienced gamer, or never touched a d20 before, here's everything you need to know to make the right choice for you.
If you're a cyclist, there's a good chance you've thought about getting a GPS cycling computer so you can see mountains of data at a glance and you don't destroy your phone's battery every time you track your rides. The Garmin Edge 520 and Wahoo Elemnt are two of the newest, most forward-thinking options available, so let's see how they compare.