The PS Vita never came close to fulfilling its massive potential, and with scant attention to the portable at this year's E3, it looks like Sony has all but given up on it as the system it was originally meant to be. But that doesn't necessarily mean it isn't still worth a look – as Sony has succeeded (with some asterisks attached) at reinventing the Vita as a modern streaming console.
Thanks to a combination of vision, savvy deal-making and the dawn of music piracy, Apple changed the music industry with iPod and the iTunes Store. Can it follow its own footsteps with a new service that, with a few exceptions, looks a lot like many that already exist?
The Batman: Arkham series did for superhero games what Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy did for superhero movies. As Rocksteady's third – and supposedly final – installment in the series, does Arkham Knight give this storyline the send-off it deserves?
It's possible we'll see a Surface Pro 4 launch alongside the Windows 10 release next month, but Microsoft hasn't finished yet with the Surface Pro 3. Today the tech giant released a new tier for the popular 2-in-1.
The first two Gear VRs are trying to straddle two sides of the fence: on one hand, they technically aren't full consumer products, branded instead as "Innovator Editions" for developers and early adopters. But on the other hand, the Gear VR has a paid app store, makes appearances in Samsung ads and is sold in Best Buy stores. What can Samsung and Oculus do to differentiate the upcoming "full consumer" version?
You might expect a rugged, outdoorsy version of a flagship smartphone to require compromises everywhere else. But Samsung's Galaxy S6 Active gives you almost everything from the standard Galaxy S6, along with amazing battery life and some protection that Bear Grylls would approve of.
The Surface Pro 3 is already one of our favorite mobile PCs, but if there's anything to criticize, it's its dual-natured Windows 8.1 software. But what happens when you replace that with the upcoming Windows 10? Based on our time with the latest previews, we think it could transform the Surface into the futuristic mobile productivity device that Microsoft has been trying to build for years.
Pebble has been something of a pioneer in the smartwatch space, becoming a Kickstarter darling in 2012 and following through with what was arguably the first successful wearable. But with heavy hitters Apple, Google and Samsung now leading in the space, is there still room for the crowdfunded underdog? Let's take a look, as Gizmag reviews the new Pebble Time.
What if you like the idea of having a smartwatch, but just want something simple at a lower price point? Well, that's a niche Pebble has filled for the last couple years, and it's trying to keep that role with the new Pebble Time. Starting today, you can pre-order the smartwatch.