Review: 'Madden NFL 17' runs hard, plays it safe

(Electronic Arts) Every year, the developers at EA Tiburon have to invent reasons for you to plunk down cash on a new Madden game. Occasionally, they strike gold — last year’s Draft Champions mode was pretty awesome — but often they just hit the weight room, buff up and hope …

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Exoskeleton glove adds physical experience to virtual reality

Ever wish you could reach out and touch objects while immersed in VR? Thanks to Dexta Robotics, that may soon be possible. The Dexmo is a high-tech glove that allows you to explore the size, shape, and stiffness of objects in the virtual realm. The glove’s force feedback provides variable …

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This iBag locks up your wallet to control your spending

Looking for ways to curb your spending habits? This high-tech bag could do the trick. It’s called iBag2 and was created by Finder.com, a shopping comparison site. Once you program in the locations and stores you just can’t resist … … and the times of day you tend to visit …

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Here’s why email is still the best messaging app

Email is still king. My latest descent into messaging hell came two weeks ago, when I saw a notification for a friend’s message pop up in the growing list of notifications on my Android phone. I reflexively tapped the button to clear the list — and then realized I didn’t …

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Keep track of your stats while fishing

Have you ever wanted to bring some tech into your fishing game? The Anglr Tracker’s got you covered. The device attaches to your fishing rod … … and is able to keep tabs on your cast count, cast direction and reeling behaviors. It also tracks your catches and the time …

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Dell releases a 24-inch gaming monitor

Dell has released a new 24-inch gaming monitor, a smaller and slightly improved version of the 27-inch gaming display that was released last year — the first for the company. The two monitors are very similar: both feature 2560 x 1440 QHD resolution, 1000:1 contrast ratio, a DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4, four USB …

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