Nextbit’s New Robin Phone Gets Close to the Cloud

Optimal storage capabilities with integration of the cloud into the OS

Mobile phones have come a long way since the 2000s (just take a look at our hands-on review of the Nokia E70 in 2006). More than a decade later, as smartphones have undeniably become daily essential tool in our lives, it feels like we’re reaching the point of diminishing returns in terms of software and hardware from the major tech behemoths, with focus on incremental …

Digital Photo Storage Made Easy with Bevy

All your images from all your devices in one safe, organized place

As much as technology is (by definition) meant to make our lives easier, there’s no doubt that it can also make for a few headaches. With so many camera-clad digital devices, our daily visual diaries and precious memories can become a jumbled and daunting collection of images that can easily spiral out of control. Throw in a family of five or so—all with smartphones and …

Microsoft Office 365

The old dog learns new, cloud-centric tricks for the modern user

By Evan Orensten and James Thorne We’ve been trying out Windows 8 for a while now—not to mention testing the new generation of tablets and notebooks that has sprung up around the OS. Our overall impression is that it addresses the market’s demand for content on-the-go, cross-platform syncing and the versatility of touch screens matched with the power of a mouse and keyboard. With the …