Gary Dell'Abate

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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Apr 22, 2013 0 comments

I now consider myself a veteran of CES. The good news is that I know exactly how to navigate the floor. The bad news is that it gets harder each show for me to be wowed by anything.

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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Jan 05, 2008 0 comments

I wasn't sure why the guys at S&V asked me to have a listen to Acoustic Research's AWD510 wireless 5.1-channel headphones ($350; audiovox.com). They looked big and clunky compared with many of today's much smaller 'phones and earbuds.

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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Dec 02, 2009 0 comments

If you're a follower of this column, you know that two of my recurring themes are 1) gadgets are fun and 2) they make my life easier.

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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Sep 18, 2012 0 comments

I remember preparing for a flight to Los Angeles in the late ’90s. I was packing my carry-on and laboring over what books to bring. I didn’t want to carry more than two. Then I packed my portable DVD player. I also packed an extra-bulky battery because the one that the DVD player came with only lasted 2 hours. Finally, I threw in a pile of magazines.

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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Sep 02, 2007 0 comments

Hey, everybody. As I write this, I'm getting ready to go on vacation with my next gadget, an HD camcorder that I'll tell you all about in October. Until then, I wanted to use this month's space to update you on the next step in my home theater plans.

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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Mar 05, 2009 0 comments

The first thing I noticed about the new Blackberry Bold ($300 with a 2-year AT&T contract and rebate; blackberry.com, att.com) when I took it out of the box was how good-looking it is.

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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Mar 26, 2012 0 comments

I hate to say it, but there were no real “wow” things this year. What gear and gadgets caught my eye? These items:

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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Jun 07, 2013 0 comments

Yes, I readily admit it: I I am a TV junkie. I watch a ton of shows, and I go through  different phases of what I'll binge on.

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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Jan 27, 2009 0 comments

I usually get the gadget I review for this column about 3 to 4 weeks before I have to write it up. That's a relatively short time to really get to know a product, so I like to live with some of them beyond the deadline. Here are a few things that have truly stood the test of time.

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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Sep 19, 2011 0 comments

My 13-year-old son is an avid skier, skateboarder, and longboarder. From time to time, he’ll document his activities with a Flip camera.

There are two issues with the Flip, however. First, you have to hold it in your hand. Second (and more important), Flip is out of business.

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