Friday, October 24, 2014

Clever cables for charging your phone

Balking at the idea of paying Native Union Night Cable $40 to tie a knot in your smartphone charging cable? There are plenty of other charging cables available for less that you should also consider.

Hero4 Silver is the best GoPro value

With excellent video quality, a long list of video, still and time-lapse options and a built-in touchscreen, the Hero4 Silver is the GoPro we'd pick to shoot with.

Silicon Power Armor A60 portable drive (pictures)

The Armor A60 is an affordable portable drive that can withstand rough handling and is water-resistant.

A classy in-ear headphone with killer clarity

The Secure Loop design may not be a perfect fit for every ear, but the Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 sounds better than the original and is one top in-ear headphones for less than $200.

A smarter Mr. Coffee that brews weakly and needs more connected-home links

The Mr. Coffee Smart Optimal Brew boasts some connected-home smarts but not quite enough.