The Sony Xperia Z1s is one of the first official US wireless carrier smartphones for Sony in recent times and it has some great features. It's unfortunate that a maker of excellent TVs can't seem to get mobile displays right.
LG launched their curved display phablet, but the premium price isn't justifiable given the low display resolution, mediocre camera performance, and odd button placement.
WaterField Designs make some of the finest mobile tech bags in the US and one of their latest models is the fantastic Staad BackPack. The Stout model is worth the $329 price and earns my highest praise.
The iPad is a great device for media and to fully enjoy it I prefer to prop it up with a case. STM Bags makes several cases for the iPad Mini with Retina display and I had the chance to test a couple.
Twitter users on Windows 8.1 should check out this app ASAP. Tweetium is one of the best Twitter apps on any mobile platform.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
In January the GameStick appeared as a Kickstarter project. It is available now for $80 and some games are fun, but more games are needed and the user interface could use more work.
Jawbone recently released its 3rd-generation UP band that brings wireless syncing capability to iOS devices. With its open UP platform the UP24 is one of the top activity trackers available today.
The Nokia Lumia 2520 is an excellent tablet alternative to the iPad with Windows RT 8.1 serving well in the tablet role. Even without a keyboard, the Lumia 2520 is a great tablet to consider for the holidays.
HP's latest Intel Haswell Chromebook is available now with free monthly LTE and available in bold colors. It's a rocking Chromebook that enables efficiency with the large display and keyboard.
Nokia's massive 6-inch Windows Phone is available this week and includes all the best specs allowed by Microsoft. However, AT&T made some design trade-offs that detract from the overall value.
HTC added a microSD card to the HTC One Max, but then threw on a cover that doesn't close all the way. The One Max is a monster of a phone, but doesn't include monster specs to match the size.
The $69 Apple Wireless Keyboard is fantastic and with the Nimblstand you can extend that experience to your iPad, Nexus, Samsung, or other tablet.
Apple's latest high end smartphone should always better than the last one and the iPhone 5s proves that with a better processor, improved camera, useful fingerprint scanner, and more.
I spent this weekend with the Google Nexus 5 and am impressed by the hardware and Android 4.4 KitKat operating system.