Monster Is Making Gaming Headphones for EA Sports

Monster, after having tried to replace Dr. Dre with anything they could think of last year, is now trying its hand at making gaming headphones. Called MVP Carbon, Monster teamed up with EA Sports to create a giant Monster made headset complete with a microphone. Read More >>

Trojan Is Handing Out Free Vibrators Again — This Time to All the Nerds at CES

Maybe you heard Trojan was handing out free vibrators in New York this summer, and Washington DC this Autumn? It was a really popular giveaway. The next step, it seems is giving tech nerds some tools for love. Read More >>

This Kind of Ignorance Is What Gives Gadget Guys a Bad Name

At CES last week, in addition to all the gear and gadgets, there was something else on display: women. As with many trade shows — especially ones aimed at a male audience — CES was rife with booth babes. Read More >>

Finally, Thunderbolt Stuff You Can Actually Buy Is on the Way

Thunderbolt is fast. Actually, that's a simplistic view. It's incredibly fast (10Gbps bi-directional speeds!) and can handle multiple protocols. You can use Thunderbolt to attach a monitor, external drives, video capture devices, and hubs that support USB and Firewire. Real products are finally arriving, so we thought we'd make a list of the best ones. Read More >>

Is a Crappy Wi-Fi Signal Ruining Your Netflix Streams? Hy-Fi Routers Promise to Fix That

The nerdiest thing our Matt Buchanan ever wanted was an awesome powerline router. I'll see your nerdiness, Matt, and raise you one. Hy-Fi Routers crossbreed Wi-Fi, ethernet, powerline, and MoCA to give you a mutant baby of ultimate internet reliability. The dream of consistently fast 100Mbps internet all over my apartment is so close I can almost taste it. Read More >>

Gibson Firebird X Hands-On: The First Digital Guitar You Won’t Hate

The Gibson Firebird X is the first digital guitar that even the most fervent analog luddite won't write off as a gadgetar. Lots of guitar technology claims to offer you infinite sounds and disappoints. This is what infinity feels like. Read More >>

Presenting: The Worst Booth Band at CES

I have no idea how many other booth bands were at CES, but none could have been worse than this. Let it serve as a friendly reminder that no amount of CES exposure is worth your dignity. Read More >>

The Best New Vaporware

It's the product that will never be. Like that sixth season of The Wire, we hope that it happens, but we know deep in our hearts that it won't. Intel's Nikiski ultrabookand its see-through-trackpad-display falls into that category. Read More >>

Nikon D4 Hands-On: The Photographer’s Newest Deadly Weapon

If you're used to shooting with an everyday DSLR, the Nikon D4 is like holding fully-automatic machine gun for the first time. Read More >>

Okay, Nope: This Is the Best Booth at CES

I'm sure whatever booth Robbie checked out at CES is great, but the best booth at CES didn't come from an ultrabook or smart TV manufactuer. Nope, it came from Audi. I am steadfast in my belief that it is BETTER. Like OMGHOLYSHITDONTEVENTRYTOARGUEWITHMEONTHISONE better. What makes it so great, exactly? Um, have you looked at the photos yet? Read More >>

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Ericsson Just Zapped a Rockabilly Song Through My Body

I think I can still feel my fingers tingling after I played with a stereo hooked up to Ericsson's new capacitive coupling technology, which uses the water in the human body to transmit data instead of cables or radio waves. Read More >>

How to Cover a Ginormous Show With a Million Gadgets in the Middle of the Desert and Not Die

Covering something as massive and amazing and crushing and utterly divorced from reality as CES is half art, half science, and if you want to do it well, all heart. Read More >>

Sharkfin Promises Custom-Fitted Earbuds For Just £5

Having customers build their own cheap furniture helped IKEA build an empire. So a Canadian company hopes the same approach will work when it comes to custom-fitted earbuds. Read More >>

CaseMate’s Phallic Snap Case Harnesses the Awesome Power Of Slap Wrap

There are literally more iPhone cases on the show floor than CES attendees, but only one that uses the same bracelet technology that made the 90's easy to forget. Read More >>

The Best Looking 3D Glasses Are From a Company You’ve Never Heard Of

If you're lucky enough to get a pair of 3D glasses with your fancy new 3D TV, chances are good that they're hideous. So this year, I decided to scour CES for 3D specs that weren't embarrassingly awful. And I found them, in a place I never would have expected. Read More >>