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iPod Classic

For music lovers, the iPod Classic’s demise is like a favorite band breaking up

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Jawbone Up24 review

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Even if you don’t buy an Apple Watch, it’s shaping the smartwatch you will buy

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How IFA 2014 reshaped the landscape for wearable tech

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Wearables don’t just let us compete with strangers, they let us peep on them too


7 upcoming wearables that make us laugh, cringe, and secretly covet

CarePredict Tempo

6 wearables that help regular people live with dangerous health conditions

Effective wearables are only now going mainstream, but there are already a number of devices targeting more serious health concerns.
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6 wearable gadgets that were ahead of their time (and not long for this world)

Fin Rings

6 smart devices that make Google Glass look downright normal

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Apple keeps blurring lines with OS X and iOS, but when do things get too hazy?

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Kindle Unlimited is like Spotify for books … so do authors get screwed?

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Startups like OnePlus may be the saviors of true smartphone innovation

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What do you want to listen to? Algorithms still can’t tell like humans can

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How does Google shake off failure? Owning it and moving on

White House Maker Faire

Maker Faires aren’t just the future of tech – they’re the future of America

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Amazon Music: Still far from Spotify, but a good start

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Dear B&N: We’ll miss your originality now that the Nook is just another Tab

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Can Beats get Apple back in rhythm with the music industry?

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If your company isn’t outraging users, you must not be keeping up

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Convenient? Yes, but it turns out Kinect was never essential for Xbox One

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Will Beats go on? Looking back at Apple’s other A-list acquisitions

LeapFrog LeapBand

Is a fit band for kids an atrocity, or just a necessary evil in 2014?

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Soon, the perfect device for you will be the one you design yourself

We still need BlackBerry

Don’t stop making phones, BlackBerry! We still need you around

Amazon Fire TV

Amazon might preach open pastures, but it’s not above a little herding

3D printing for living room

Is 3D printing finally ready for your living room? Not quite yet

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I gave up my phone for weeks and experienced the 5 stages of grief

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Gimmick or next big thing? The verdict is still out on curved phones