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The North Face Woven Ultra Fastpack III GTX

Not too long ago Danner Boots announced a new boot with an uncharacteristic feature – a woven upper material. Now, hot on their heels, legacy outdoor …

Shoes

The security gadgets and apps you need to keep your information safe

Protect your information.<p>With new data breaches constantly making headlines, you know about the need to secure your online accounts. But hackers aren't the only threat to your personal information. Burglars could steal sensitive papers from your home, snoopers could raid your trash, and companies …

Pro Mixing Tips

0<p>SHARES<p>There is no way around it: Mixing music is a craft that can only be learned through extensive hands-on experience. Over the years, we’ve …

The 6 Best Off-Road Trailers of 2018

<i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018.</i><p>There was once a time when exploring the great outdoors on wheels …

Jadis JA200 Mk.II monoblock power amplifier

"How <i>natural</i> the sound," wrote Jonathan Scull in March 1994, in his Follow-Up on the original Jadis JA 200 monoblock amplifier, which then cost …

Klipsch celebrates 75 years of Capitol Records with a special edition Heresy III loudspeaker

A celebration of sound and music.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>7<p>To celebrate 75 years of Capitol Records, Klipsch is putting together a …

Audiophile

Primephonic review: Classical music fans get a high-res streaming service to call their own

If you’re a classical music fan like me, mainstream music-streaming services such as Spotify don’t meet your needs. Tidal—even with its pricey …

IK Multimedia announce ARC System 2.5

arcs2_main_20170620.jpg Promises better room correction with new, more accurate microphoneIK Multimedia have announced that ARC System 2.5 with MEMS …

Audio Interfaces

Audio interfaces are an essential studio staple that can have a big impact on your sound and workflow.<p>Back in the day, the audio interface market had …

Dayton Audio Epique CBT24 Speaker System Review

<b>PRICE</b> $1,995 pr (assembled); $1,295/ pr (kit)<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Remarkable, panel-speaker-like stereo imaging<br>Neutral tonal balance<br>Complete absence of …

Audiophile

For 'Thomas County Law,' Iron & Wine's Sam Beam Presides Over His Own Funeral

On August 25, Iron & Wine will release <i>Beast Epic</i>, a new album that scales back the densely arranged grandeur of recent records like <i>Ghost On Ghost</i> and <i>Kiss Each Other Clean</i>. Though nowhere near as harrowingly spare as the bedroom recordings on which Beam first made his name, <i>Beast Epic</i> still feels …

Winamp’s woes: How the greatest MP3 player undid itself

15 years on, Winamp "still lives"—but mismanagement blunted its llama-whipping.<p>As many of us are busy crafting the perfect playlist for grilling …

Did Airbnb Kill the Mountain Town?

Brian Barker was living in Portland, Oregon, with a well-paying union job as a spokesperson for the fire department. But despite having “a job you don’t leave”—he had an itch. “I wanted to go live in the mountains,” he says. “I didn’t want to sit in traffic all the time. I was tired of living in …

USB 3.2 doubles your connection speeds with the same port

Your future computer or phone will be capable of stupidly fast transfer speeds. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group unveiled the USB 3.2 specification that effectively doubles the current USB 3.1 spec by adding an extra lane. As such, it will allow for two lanes of 5 Gbps for USB 3.0, yielding 10 Gbps, or …

5 reasons why you should use the Spotify desktop app

If you are like me, then your phone is your go-to music control device. Whether I'm using headphones or a Bluetooth speaker, I use Spotify on my iPhone and rarely touch the desktop app. After discovering playlist folders, however, when writing about 10 hidden features of Spotify, I wondered what …

Apps

This Week's Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned. We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from …

Hiking

Woman, dog survive six days in Washington wilderness

<b>(CNN) —</b> When her husband passed away several months ago, 71-year-old Sajean Geer wanted to honor his legacy in a special way: by scattering his ashes in one of his favorite places.<p>So, on July 18, Geer took her husband's ashes and her beloved Chihuahua-terrier mix, Yoda, and headed for Olympic …

National Parks

Taking your Camera on Trail with Ease

We all know that most smartphones these days take some pretty darn good photos, but if you’re really wanting to step up your game, then carry a …

National Parks

Kit List: Essential Adventure Travel Accessories

Packing for an active travel trip can be daunting, which is why we've made it easier for you by listing out some of our favourite gear from the past …

WOODS - Leaves Like Glass

Verizon keeps top spot as best-performing network

The return of unlimited data plans from the nation's big four wireless carriers hasn't hurt network performance, according to the latest report from RootMetrics.<p>For the first half of 2017, the testing firm reported that all four major wireless carriers improved their median network speeds in at …

Telecoms

Best rugged phones - these phones can take a drop and keep ticking

Owning a smartphone is almost a requirement for most folks, for both work and leisure. However, some people need something extra. Their phone needs to be ready to work even when its pouring down rain, or if it’s in a place with lots of dust or other threats, such as construction sites. This is when …

Mobile Technology

GoldenEar’s Triton Reference Arrives in Stores

GoldenEar Technology’s Top Pick-designated Triton Reference speaker has shipped to more than 100 of the brand’s authorized dealers in North America …

The Online Privacy Tool You Should Already Be Using

These days being without a VPN is like leaving your front door open. Windscribe hides your IP, encrypts your connection, and does not keep logs of …

Lovely Recordings Hosted by Andrew Short (Part 3)

This time around I have assembled a list of audiophile quality jazz from around the world.<p><b>Anthony Ortega:</b> <i>New Dance</i> (Revelation Records, 1967)<br>It …

How Do Speakers Work: Understanding Audio Reproduction [Infographic]

Every studio’s staple explained by the experts at ORA.<p>Look around your studio.<p>Chances are there’s a piece of gear that every other studio has as …

GoldenEar Triton Reference: A real reference speaker for under $10K a pair? Yes, please!

As I walked out of the GoldenEar Technology suite at CES 2014 three and a half years ago after hearing the company’s Triton One speaker, I thought to …

Audiophile

Roland SE-02 Analog Synthesizer Review

The Roland Boutique SE-02 is a new analog synthesizer, designed in collaboration with Studio Electronics...… Read More Roland SE-02 Analog …