If Batman had to bring a PDA/Smartphone with him everywhere he went, would he have been a better superhero? And what happens to Gotham when the PDA runs out of battery?
Until now, Bluetooth headsets have been good for phone calls but not much more. That's all changing, however-the Plantronics Pulsar 590A and IOGear GBMHKIT are part of a new breed of stereo Bluetooth headsets designed for listening and talking on the go.
We take a look at two portable MP3 players: one from SanDisk, which lets you view pictures in a clear 1.7" screen (we kid you not) and another from Transcend that purports to be the iPod Shuffle beater.
Our Barry Gerber doesn't like the iPod because he thinks it's a shallow, overly expensive piece of crap. Our Aaron McKenna on the other hand thinks that the iPod and, more importantly, iTunes are the best things since sliced bread. Watch two editors maul one another. Well, watch one of them maul the other one while he's not looking...
We look at two headsets designed for very different applications. While the SteelSound 5H is intended for the gamer set, the Icemat Siberia's designers had VoIP use in mind.
Question: Is a loud MP3 player or your choice to self inflict damage by cranking the device up responsible for making you go deaf? Aaron McKenna looks at the iPod and hearing loss controversy and asks whether or not we really want to open that can of worms.
In this FAQ, we answer some of the most pressing questions about Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Our goal is to arm you with the knowledge you need in order to go out there and save on your telephone bills. Hey, there are worse missions to have in life...
Speed-Link's $28 mid-range headset offers more oomph than you might expect in the category. And when it comes to bass, you won't find any better for the price, whether you want to watch a Star Wars DVD or frag all night with Doom III.
Alienware is moving into the peripherals business, and true to form, everything is premium quality - for a premium price. But is the Ozma 7 worth it, for either audiophiles or high-end gamers?
Desktop replacements, laptops that weigh more than a brick with desktop computer components in them, are posing some interesting questions to those looking to buy a new high-end machine. They're portable, but what are the drawbacks?
Forget about the Zen and iPod-how about a cube-shaped MP3 player so small that you can actually lose it on your desk?
Creative's answer to the video iPod is on shelves, but is it worth the asking price? We take a look to see if it passes muster in a range of areas, from screen quality to battery life.
Find out what happens when THG's UK Managing Editor Aaron McKenna's portable computer goes south. See how our feisty Irishman finds a replacement and adapts to his new Dell Inspiron 6000 notebook.