Critical.
Authoritative.
Strategic.
Subscribe to CIO Magazine »
consumer electronics

consumer electronics - News, Features, and Slideshows

Most popular

consumer electronics in pictures

News about consumer electronics
Tutorials about consumer electronics
  • How to change the voice on your Android phone

    By Nick Barber | 14 May, 2014 02:20

    Changing the voice used for navigation on an Android phone from robotic to something more natural is easy, but buried in the menus.

  • 3 Free Alternatives to Windows for Desktop PCs

    By John Brandon | 24 March, 2014 12:56

    It's an increasingly mobile world -- and the mobile future of Windows is dubious. To better accommodate end users, CIOs would be wise to consider these three alternatives to Windows on the desktop -- Chrome, Android and Ubuntu.

  • 10 Back-to-School Laptop Buying Tips

    By James A. Martin | 07 August, 2013 12:50

    Today's students need a good dose of technology to do their best work. But the market for consumer tech is both crowded and confusing. Before you invest in a laptop--and, yes, you should get your student a laptop--here are 10 important considerations.

  • Control your TV with your smartphone, tablet

    By Nick Barber | 22 January, 2013 18:49

    Using your smartphone or tablet to control your Tivo box is easy and offers a lot of flexibility in recording shows and channel surfing.

  • Digitize your music

    By Jon L. Jacobi | 03 March, 2011 01:59

    In my lifetime, music has been delivered on vinyl, cassettes, eight-track tapes, CDs, and audio DVDs. How do I listen to it now? Usually with a PC or a smartphone, and occasionally with an MP3 or other media player. I downloaded much of that music or ripped it from CDs, but the rest of it came from LPs and cassettes.

Features about consumer electronics