September 2012  Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for September 2012. If you are looking for an article on a particular day or on a particular topic, you can use the menu on the right to narrow your search

Articles for September of 2012

Below are the 42 articles for September of 2012

Horn for iOS Review: This Game Will Blow You Away

Horn is the iOS game that serious gamers have been waiting for. It draws heavily from previous iconic adventure titles such as the Legend of Zelda Series, Fable and ICO[...]

Apple vs. Samsung II: It\’s Not Over Yet

You know you\’re watching an epic battle when the action continues after the final bell. Such is the case with the bitter slugfest in which Apple and Samsung have been[...]

OfficeSuite Pro Review: Great Office Compatibility

OfficeSuite Professional (OSP) 6 from MobiSystems has some huge shoes to fill, with big rivals out there like Documents to Go (DTG) and Quickoffice Pro. However, by featuring an elegant[...]

Download Two of These and Call Me in the Morning

Today, a visit with the doctor is often followed by a trip to the pharmacy. In the not too distant future, a visit to the doctor may also be followed[...]

Nokia Lumia 920 Official, Here\’s What\’s New and Exciting

The new Nokia Lumia 920 is official, and one thing is for sure, both Nokia and its software partner Microsoft are both serious about the mobile market and appealing to[...]

Alienware M17x R4 Review

The Dell Alienware brand is the Cadillac of gaming notebooks. Alienware laptops consistently earn high praise for both performance and design, and they are some of the most stylish devices[...]

Amazon Outs Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch, Kindle Paperwhite eReader, & More

Speaking from an Airplane hangar in Santa Monica, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled its latest generation of Kindle products, including the new Kindle Paperwhite eReader and the high-end Kindle Fire[...]

OKI MB471w Review: Competitive Class Addition

You might not have realized it because you were blinded by the war of the Smartphones (Android, iPhone and BlackBerry), but there is a competition going on in another sector[...]

Tablets, Ultrabooks and 4K TVs, The Most Innovative Products from IFA 2012

IFA 2012 marked the complete transition from what was a home entertainment showcase to a full-on electronics and gadget tradeshow, complete with the latest and greatest tablets, Ultrabooks, and HDTVs.[...]

Are You Ready to Turn Your Smartphone Into Your Wallet?

The tech savvy vacationer knows that French McDonald\’s locations typically serve as free Wi-Fi hotspots, but they may not know that the Golden Arches is also a major mobile payment[...]

The Apple iPhone 5 is Coming, Here\’s What You Need to Know

Once again, the world is a stir over the impending release of the iPhone 5. With a press conference scheduled to take place in San Francisco on September 12, the[...]

Acer Aspire V3-571G-9435 Review

The Acer Aspire 571G-9435 offers an interesting mix of impressive components for a cost friendly mid-sized notebook, however the craftsmanship of the device is far more questionable. The first thing[...]

You Don\’t Own That: Music, Movies, Books and Death in the Digital Age

Just as the rumors of Morgan Freeman’s death have been greatly exaggerated, so have the rumors that action flick icon Bruce Willis is suing Apple for the right to bequeath[...]

iPhone 5 Announced: Bigger Screen, 4G LTE, and Faster Processor

Apple announced its new iPhone 5 at its Cupertino headquarters today with Tim Cook stating, \”This is the biggest thing to happen to iPhone since the iPhone.\” Rumors of potential[...]

Brother HL-6180dw Review: Less Frills, More Skills

In the ever growing race to capture the single function monochrome laser-class market share (no, I am not making that up), Brother has introduced two new players to its already[...]

Nintendo Wii U Hitting Shelves November 18 in the US

Nintendo announced that two configurations of its newest gaming console, the Wii U, will be available in the US on November 18. The Wii U is a unique gaming system[...]

The Apple iPhone 5 is Boring, But Only Because Smartphones are Boring

Smartphones are boring. Nearly everyone reading this has one, and uses it on a daily basis. Smartphones are standard. Smartphones are ubiquitous. According to ComScore, more than 110 million people[...]

Indulge In This: Technology to Help You Lose Weight

There\’s a ballooning segment of the population turning to social media, digital gadgets and a smorgasbord of apps for weight loss. But, does all the score keeping, calorie counting, meal[...]

Backblaze Cloud Backup Review: Worth It at the Low Price?

Backblaze is a cloud backup service that provides unlimited storage for $3.96 a month per computer, is less expensive than some of its competitors, such as Carbonite. Backblaze will back[...]

Ford Focuses on App Integration for 2013

2013 brings major enhancements to Ford\’s SYNC in-car telematics product offered in the all-new 2013 Ford Focus. The all new Focus is intended to be a technological tour-de-force, offering capabilities[...]

The Walking Dead Episode 2 and 3 Review: Dark Days

The Walking Dead video game is a five-episode video game experience, it takes place in the same world as the comics and television show, yet offers a different storyline revolving[...]

Netgear R6300 Review: The World\’s Fastest Router?

Still being developed at the time of the review, the new IEEE 802.11ac standard is the future of wireless networking technology and is making waves in the world of wireless[...]

QR Codes Pose Security Risk, Becoming Obsolete Experts Claim

QR codes have pre-dated their most common usage cases by decades, and just as we are getting to know them, some pundits are predicting the demise of the blocky scanner[...]

What Is Nintendo Thinking? The Wii U Looks Like a Dud

The Nintendo Wii was an amazing console. It revolutionized gaming, opening the console experience to the masses, because if you could do something in real life, chances are you could[...]

Microsoft Office 365 Review

Microsoft has introduced a new service that allows users to essentially rent a license for Microsoft Office 2013. For $8.33 per month ($99.99 per year) users can license up to[...]

Microsoft SkyDrive for Android Review

Microsoft SkyDrive for Android lets users store files in the cloud; allowing them to download, upload, and share across devices. As Microsoft\’s answer to Dropbox and other cloud storage services,[...]

BYOD the New Cost-Effective Norm, But There are Considerations

Bring your own device, or BYOD, is one of the hottest – and most important – trends of the year.  However, the word \’trend\’ doesn\’t really begin to describe what\’s[...]

Apple iOS 6 for iPhone Review

The release of Apple iOS 6 brought many welcome changes for compatible Apple devices. Performance notably increased; apps launch faster and the touch screen is more responsive. Updates were made[...]

The iPhone 5 Is Here!

Apple added four significant changes to the new iPhone, with the larger 4-inch display perhaps being the most salient. Apple also changed the display aspect ratio from 4:3 to 16:9,[...]

Cirago UDA-3000 USB 3.0-to-HDMI-Adapter Review

It\’s been a long time since DisplayLink introduced the concept of running another display off of one of those tiny USB ports. For some users, it\’s a godsend, letting them[...]

Amazon Sales Tax Debate: Could Bring Shorter Shipping Times and Jobs

On September 15, California joined the small yet growing list of states where consumers will now be forced to pay sales tax for purchases made through the online retail giant,[...]

Photokina 2012: The Five Most Buzz-worthy Cameras

Three key market trends dominated Photokina 2012, the biggest global camera and camera technologies showcase, which is biannually held in Cologne, Germany. The chief trend can be summed up in[...]

IT Execs Cautious About the Cloud, But Compelled By Cost-Saving Benefits

In this presidential election year, consumers and business people alike may claim that the candidates and their respective followers may have their head in the clouds when it comes to[...]

3D Printing: Express Yourself…Literally

You may never look at your inkjet printer in the same way again. In university laboratories and start-up companies, biomedical engineering pioneers are working on printing living tissue, aka body[...]

Apple iPhone 5 Review: Bigger and Better

Prior to its release, there was no doubt the Apple iPhone 5 would be a hit. Preorders sold out in hours, and lines formed outside Apple Stores days before it[...]

Fujitsu Stylistic M532 Review

The Stylistic M532 is Fujitsu\’s attempt at successfully integrating an Android tablet into the enterprise market. Featuring a 10.1-inch, 1200 x 800 Gorilla Glass display, a svelte form factor, Android[...]

Making Car Crashes Obsolete: National Highway Traffic Safety Admin Testing Car Communication Collision Avoidance Systems

Since August, 2012, the US Department of Transportation\’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a road test of connected vehicle technology, which allows cars to actually communicate with each[...]

The Return of MySpace: Will The Site\’s Redesign Bring Back Users?

Don’t call it a comeback, MySpace has been here for years. You might give your calendar a double take, thinking its 2008 again, when you hear MySpace will be overhauling[...]

Canon Pixma MG3220 Review: A Basic AIO for Less

We covered the announcement of the Canon Pixma MG4220 Wireless Photo All-in-One and the Canon Pixma MG3220 Wireless Photo All-in-One earlier this summer and if you read that story, you\’ll[...]

Vintage iPhone Cases: A Nostalgic Spin for Your Modern Device

Gadget design has evolved dramatically since Mr. Belding scolded Zack Morris for ordering pizza delivery on his Motorola DynaTAC during class at Bayside High. In the late 80s, \”mobile tech\”[...]

ASUS ZenBook Prime UX32 Review

The ASUS ZenBook Prime UX32 is very similar to the ZenBook UX32VD that earned some praise from NotebookReview. However, while that ZenBook has a 1080p display and Intel Core i7[...]

High Tech, No Touch: Are Virtual Doctor Visits in Your Future?

Coming down with the flu, a fever, pink eye or a sore throat is bothersome enough and then there\’s the dreaded trip to the doctor\’s office where you get to[...]