Acer Chromebook 11 C740 Review

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Chromebooks can be impressive laptops. We’ve seen some excellent options come from Samsung, ASUS, and even Acer. Some might be on the pricey side, but Acer recently introduced the Acer Chromebook 11 C740, a Chromebook for those who want a small form factor and are on a budget.

In my time with the C740, it’s been an impressive machine, even at its low price point.

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Batch of Android Wear smartwatches ready for IFA 2015

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Despite quickly taking over the top spot for smartwatches, the Apple Watch has not been the roaring success some may have hoped for. Manufacturers of Android-based smartwatches have already discovered this truth, that the wearables market has not yet caught on fire, as shown by poor results for 2014 sales when only 4.6 million units were shipped. Nevertheless, several companies are preparing to introduce a new wave of smartwatches at the IFA 2015 show next week in Berlin, including ASUS, Huawei, LG and Motorola, with a heavy focus on the use of Android Wear for the operating system. Read more

Devices from Binatone and Hubble to appear at Pet Fair Asia

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For pet owners who worry about leaving their critters, whether for a day at work or a longer, extended vacation, may be interested in some new Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices to be shown at the Pet Fair Asia conference schedule for later this week in Shanghai. Binatone, in partnership with Hubble, will be showcasing some new products from Motorola to help pet owners keep track of their furry friends. Read more