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Sony MDR-1000x Review

Move over, Bose: Sony's noise-canceling MDR-1000X are the new gold standard.

Google is about to shut down legacy versions of its Drive apps suite

If you're running old versions of Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides on Android or iOS, you'll need to update soon -- Google is shutting down legacy versions of the apps, and won't let you keep using them for much longer.

Microsoft delays the Windows 10 My People feature until after Creators Update 6:35

The new My People feature, intended to make it easier to share with your most important friends and family, was to arrive in the Windows 10 Creators Update. Unfortunately, Microsoft announced that the feature is being delayed…

You can help the planet on Inauguration Day by purchasing Sunski sunglasses

This year, in celebration of Inauguration Day, Sunski want to help us help the planet. As part of an "Oath of Action," the eyewear producer will be donating 100 percent of its online sales to 1 Percent For the Planet.
Social Media

Snapchat will soon use ‘creepy’ ad targeting on you, but here’s how to opt out

Despite publicly denouncing an abundance of ads as “creepy,” Snapchat is now embracing ad-targeting in the vein of Google, Facebook, and Twitter via its new deal with Oracle Data Cloud to obtain offline purchasing data.
Social Media

It takes a team to make Zuckerberg’s Facebook page look better than yours

If Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page looks better than yours, it's probably not just because he's the social media site's CEO -- he also has a team of people managing his page, from writing the posts to taking the photographs.

Microsoft Garage shuttering experimental Cache app at the end of February

The experimental nature of Microsoft's Garage projects was demonstrated by the team's Cache app and service, which is being shut down. The app will receive no further development, and the service will cease on February 28.

Asus details two more slim ZenBooks with 7th-generation Intel processors

Asus announced its ZenBook UX430 and ZenBook UX530 laptops packing seventh-gen Kaby Lake processors from Intel and Nvidia graphics. Arriving in the second quarter of 2017, they are the company's thinnest ZenBooks, measuring 0.62 inches.

Parlor makes ordering custom skis as easy as ordering custom Nikes

There is no such thing as a set of one-size-fits-all skis, which often makes shopping retail an exercise in acceptable compromises. Ski maker Parlor can make skis fit just for you – not only according to your physical attributes, but also…
Cool Tech

Soft robot sleeve will help hearts to beat when they’re failing

An innovative soft robotic sleeve will keep a failing heart beating by wrapping around it and mimicking its natural rhythms through a combination of twisting and compressing movements.
Movies & TV

Dwayne Johnson will finally get his own DC Comics movie

Dwayne Johnson might finally get his chance to play DC Comics antihero Black Adam, according to a new report indicating that he'll get his own solo movie in Warner Bros. Pictures' cinematic universe.

To make its furniture stronger and easier to build, Ikea creates wooden wedge dowel

Ikea's introduction of a wooden wedge dowel not only helps dramatically improve its user's construction experience but it also makes the Scandinavian manufacturer's popular wooden furniture lines increasingly durable.