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Sony’s new noise-canceling headphones are great traveling companions

By | audio engineering, Bluetooth, electrical engineering, Gadgets, headphones, noise reduction, Sony, TC

I’ll admit that I’ve been caught up in the Bose hype. I’ve worn Bose headphones for years, going through set after set just to get some of their excellent noise canceling magic. Now, however, I’ve found the Sony WH-1000XM3, a pair of wireless/wired cans that truly give everything else I’ve tried a bad name. These […]

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Casio adds modern tech to the classic G-Shock watch

By | Bluetooth, Casio, Clothing, g-shock, Gadgets, smartphone, smartwatches, Technology, watch, wearable devices

Casio released the first G-Shock watch in 1983. The original set the bar for tough watches with incredible shock resistance to protect the quartz module. It’s a classic and still available for purchase in several forms in 2018. Recently, Casio released an all-metal version of the watch that features the iconic design but with modern […]

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Review: The Marshall Woburn II packs modern sound, retro look

By | aptx, Bluetooth, electrical engineering, electronics, Gadgets, headphones, marshall, Speaker, wireless, wireless headphones

Marshall speakers stand out. That’s why I dig them. From the company’s headphones to its speakers, the audio is warm and full just like the classic design suggests. The company today is announcing revisions across its lines. The new versions of the Action ($249), Stanmore ($349) and Woburn Bluetooth ($499) speakers now feature Bluetooth 5.0, […]

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Everyday home gear made smart

By | Android, Assistant, Belkin, belkin wemo, Bluetooth, Column, electronics manufacturing, Gadgets, Google, Home Automation, iRobot, kwikset, Nest Labs, Roomba, smart thermostat, smartphone, Speaker, wi-fi, Wirecutter

If you only have one smart home device, it’s likely something simple and fun like a voice-controlled speaker or color-changing LED light bulb. As you expand your smart home setup, you can begin to swap out gear that isn’t as flashy but you still use everyday.

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Kegel trainer startup Elvie is launching a smaller, smarter, hands-free breast pump

By | Amazon.com, Bluetooth, breast pump, breastfeeding, Elvie, Gadgets, Hardware, Health, Pumps, smart technology, Startups, Tania Boler, TC, Wearables

Elvie, a London-based startup known best for its connected Kegel trainer, is jumping into the breast pump business with a new $480 hands-free system you can slip into your bra. Even with all the innovation in baby gear, breast pumps have mostly sucked (pun intended) for new moms for the past half a century. My […]

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The JBL Eon One Pro is a powered sound system for speakers and performers

By | audio engineering, Bluetooth, electrical engineering, Gadgets, in-car entertainment, JBL, mobile device, rca, Speaker, subwoofer, TC

As a speaker I often find myself mumbling into a microphone with little thought about the sound system powering it. While most PAs are massive affairs requiring a soundboard operator and lots of wiring, I’ve also had to hoot into portable PAs, a practice I rarely relish. But who was I to judge the quality […]

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Anker Mars II projector promises solid summer fun

By | Amazon, Android, AV, Bluetooth, bluetooth speaker, chromecast, computing, DLP, Gadgets, HDMI, Netflix, smartphones, TC, wi-fi

Anker, a popular if battery and cable company, recently announced the Mars II projector under its Nebula brand. The company, which primarily sells via Amazon, is expanding out of batteries and cables and is now creating audio and other portable AV gear. This compact, battery-powered DLP projector is their latest creation and it has found […]

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The SteelSeries Arctis Pro lineup is a new high-water mark in comfort and quality

By | Bluetooth, Computer Hardware, computing, controller, dts, Gadgets, Gaming, Headset, mac, microsoft windows, oled, player, PlayStation 4, Reviews, sound cards, SteelSeries, TC, Turtle Beach, wireless, Xbox One

SteelSeries has two new Arctis Pro gaming headsets out, and they pack a lot of tech and versatility into a comfortable, visually attractive package. The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless and Arctis Pro + GameDAC are both incredibly capable headsets that deliver terrific sound, and depending on your system needs, should probably be your first choice […]

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Anker’s Nebula Capsule portable projector is a pocket powerhouse

By | Amazon, Android, Bluetooth, bluetooth speaker, capsule, coke, computing, Gadgets, Hardware, HDMI, indiegogo, Netflix, Remote Control, Reviews, Speaker, Streaming Media, TC, Technology, usb, wi-fi, wireless

Anker is a device maker that’s rapidly become a go-to brand for affordable, quality accessories include cables, chargers and backup batteries. More recently, it’s started to branch out into additional areas, including projectors through its Nebula brand. The Nebula Capsule is the latest product from that line, a super portable projector with an Android-based OS, […]

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