Sat, 03 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400After a day with the iPad, senior technology editor Glenn Derene weighs in on the product, warning about syncing troubles with older computers, the problem with non-iPad specific apps and the real revelation coming from the new tablet.
Fri, 02 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400With new gadgets come new questions about etiquette, and the iPad will be no exception. Here, we've compiled a list of common situations in which an iPad is likely to make an appearance, and how appropriate it will likely be in each.
Wed, 31 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Sun loses her ability to speak English, which Jack blames on aphasia, a disorder that affects the language center of the brain. Popular Mechanics talks to experts to find out if knocking your head on a tree could really cause the condition.
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Wed, 24 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Sprint just announced its first Wimax phone, the HTC Evo. And boy is it a duesy. Yes, it has Wimax, but it also beams out a mobile WiFi hotspot to up to 8 devices, can run flash and has an 8-megapixel(!) cameraphone that also shoots 720p HD video.
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400This week, the Wachowski Brothers set out to redeem themselves for Speed Racer with the over-the-top Ninja Assassin, while Breaking Bad: The Complete Second Season show's the dark side of chemistry.
Mon, 15 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400God of War III's colossal enemies answer one long-standing question in video games: Is bigger always better?
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Tue, 09 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400This week, the economic downturn means big business for George Clooney in Up in the Air, while two long overdue sequels, The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day and Demonic Toys 2, are finally released on DVD.
Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400This week, three very different, but equally personal films drop in the form of Where the Wild Things Are, Gentlemen Broncos and Cold Souls. Meanwhile 2012 and Ninja thrill.
Fri, 26 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0400While it's small, Greener Gadgets' focus on sustainable design brings in some interesting, energy-efficient, long-lasting and low-impact gadgets. Here are four of our favorite products from Greener Gadgets 2010.
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0400Verizon's Motorola Devour is a slightly lesser version of the Droid, with a slightly lesser price tag that keeps most of its older brother's key features intact.
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0400The lawn dart is back-albeit as the Sky Dart, a cushy, weighted projectile that can barely be compared to the dangerous, but ever-so-fun game of the 1970s and 1980s. Here, we look back at the most dangerous toys of all time.
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Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0400In last night's episode of Lost, our favorite Island mommy, Claire, is capturing and killing Others because she believes they have her son. Unfortunately for Jin, he ran right into one of her steel jaw bear traps, which snapped around his ankle.
Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0400Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly creeps us out with The Box, while Matt Damon plays it straight in The Informant. Nazi zombies, an evil Justice League and Superjail! round out this week's releases.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0400Never be caught without a charge again-the YoGen Universal Mobile Device Charger promises an endless stream of energy to virtually any mobile device. But does it work? We put it to the test.
Tue, 16 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0400Microsoft's new cellphone operating system, Windows Phone 7 Series, shows a lot of promise, especially compared to its predecessor, Window's Mobile. Can Phone 7 compete with the iPhone or Google's Droid OS, or is it already too late?