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Has Luxury Fashion Priced Itself Into Extinction?

Big-name high-end brands like Burberry, Prada, and LVMH are in difficult financial times: The public simply doesn’t covet their once-desirable labels …

This cute little robot can teach your kid (and you) how to code

Teaching kids to code is probably something that will be part of school curriculum in the not-so-distant future or at least it should be. Being able to code is an invaluable skill and learning at a young age leaves time for ample discovery and exploration.<p>However, as anyone who has ever tried to …

WeChat breaks 700 million monthly active users

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Mobile Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>WeChat is quickly catching up to Messenger and WhatsApp as it races to reach 1 billion monthly active users (MAU).<p>The massively popular Chinese chat app surpassed 700 …

This electronic guitar will let even the most musically-challenged learn to play

Some people are just not born to be musicians, but you can’t blame us for at least trying to learn to play an instrument. For most adults, it immediately becomes clear that without hours of daily practice, there’s little chance you’ll ever get good.<p>That’s why Magic Instruments‘ Brian Fan came up …

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Facebook is playing a dangerous game with Apple

It's a big moment for chatbots, which tech luminaries like Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and former Evernote CEO Phil Libin praise as the next big thing in computing. And investors are pouring cash into startups that promise to ride the wave.<p>Which makes it even weirder that Facebook's introduction of …

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Nike Dropped a Black Woven Version of the Air Force 1 High

Despite being originally designed as a basketball sneaker, the Nike Air Force 1 has grown into one of the most popular lifestyle silhouettes of all …

Charlize Theron: Hollywood’s Humble Heroine

This month, we’ll see Theron reprise a familiar role, as the evil queen Ravenna in <i>The Huntsman: Winter’s War,</i> a follow-up to 2012’s <i>Snow White & the Huntsman.</i> It also marks unfamiliar territory for her—the first sequel of her two-decade-long career and one in which she plays a character obsessed …

Meet the Women Behind Seoul’s Coolest Concept Shop

In a secluded pocket of Seoul’s Cheongdam, removed from the hustle of Rodeo Street, lies a glimmering jewel box of a shop that’s a full-on fashion dream: lemon yellow Vita Kin <i>vyshyvankas</i>, their tassels embroidered with black thread; a butter-soft Forte Couture leather jacket, the words <i>Mr. Fringe</i> …

There's a New "Multicolor" Air Force 1 Flyknit Available Right Now

The Nike Air Force 1's Flyknit makeover has already produced a few "Multicolor" looks, and now the latest colorway has washed ashore overseas.<p>This …

One of the world’s most notorious hackers just revealed his identity to me

The man behind Team GhostShell — the hacker collective behind some of the biggest cyber attacks in recent memory, including attacks on the FBI, NASA and the Pentagon as well as a leak that saw 2.5 million Russian “government, educational, academic, political and law enforcement” accounts …

Hands on with a set of unusually designed Yamaha-made headphones

SINGAPORE — There are a mindboggling amount of different headphone types to suit user habits, but this could be by far the most unusual design we've …

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DJI is the world's biggest drone-maker, but it has bigger plans

<i>This article was first published in the April 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Nike's Holding a Raffle for the "Safari" Air Max 1 Retro Next Week

After making its grand return on last weekend's Air Presto release, the "Safari" colorway made famous by the 2002 atmos x Air Max 1 collaboration …

Nike Created the Perfect Air Force 1s for Summer

Every sneakerhead should have at least one pair of Air Force 1s in their collection. Aside from the sneaker being a must have, the low top version is …

Eero bathes your home in super-charged Wi-Fi

If you have cable, then it’s a good bet your Wi-Fi comes courtesy of the cable producer’s incredibly average modem. Most of them are one or two …

DJI’s second flagship store looks even better than the first

As with the company's Shenzen store, customers will be able to watch experienced pilots demonstrate DJI's drones. And as the renders below suggest, it looks like the Seoul store will have an an enclosed wind tunnel-like structure to allow indoor test-flights — just like Shenzen. The new store will …

Here's What Apple Investors Should Do Now

Just looking at the numbers Apple unveiled earlier this week you’d never imagine that a multitude of skeptics are calling the iPhone maker a colossus …

Check out Fluance's new insane-looking beast of a Bluetooth speaker

The Fluance Fi70 is being billed as the first speaker to house dual 8-inch woofers. It's a sculpted 81-pound monster.<p>Canadian audio company Fluance, known for making high-performing speakers at modest prices, has something new and slightly unusual for sale: the giant $500 Fi70 Bluetooth speaker. …

A Complete Guide to This Weekend's Sneaker Releases

Some of the biggest sneaker releases so far this year are set to go down this weekend, with Don C's second Jordan Brand collaboration, the Just Don x …

Fender now makes in-ear headphones as well as guitars

Fender, best known for making a big sound with its classic guitars and amps, is now also making music on a smaller scale. The company yesterday announced its first ever series of Fender-branded headphones, five new wired in-ear models that start at $99 for the cheapest pair, and rise to $499 for …

Hoverboard unboxing video ends in a fail of fire

In case you haven't heard, there seems to be a problem with some self-balancing scooters. The trendy gadgets, popularly known as hoverboards, involve two wheels and a platform for the rider to stand on. This seems like a benign mode of transportation, but there have been reports of the batteries …

Siri can beatbox, but it's not very good

What do you do when you want to drop a sick freestyle but your beatboxing buddy isn't on hand for accompaniment? Turn to your iPhone, apparently. The internet has recently discovered that Siri is capable of laying down a rudimentary beat. Ask Apple's digital assistant to beatbox and it will spit a …

Robotic 'glove' will allow the blind to see with their hands

A team of researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno and the University of Arkansas, Little Rock announced on Thursday that they are developing a robotic wearable which will enable the visually impaired to "see" what they're reaching for.<p>"We will pre-map the hand, and build a lightweight …

Amazon has pulled most hoverboards from its US and UK websites

Anyone looking to buy a two-wheeled personal transportation device known as a “hoverboard” for a Christmas gift is about to find it a lot harder—Amazon has suspended sales of most devices on its websites in the US and the UK.<p>Following a rash of explosions and house fires connected to hoverboards, …

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Sony's FES Watch is a slick new take on the wristwatch (hands-on)

While the likes of Apple and Samsung are bringing out high-tech smartwatches, this Sony device goes the opposite way, stripping the wristwatch down to its essentials.<p>The era of the smartwatch may be upon us, but it seems there's always a place for paper. Sony's e-paper FES Watch is part of the …

Vibram Sole Factor

Since 1937, the fine folks at Vibram have been building the best rubber outsoles on the market, and before today, you had to actually purchase a pair …

See Every Gorgeous Look from the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2015

While the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is <i>technically</i> about the lingerie, it's turned into quite the fashion spectacle over the years, chock full of diamond-encrusted bras...

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Meet the 44 Women Walking the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Meet the 44 Women Walking the Victoria's Secret Fashion ShowAlessandra AmbrosioLONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Alessandra Ambrosio walks the …

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Apple: You'll get a similar battery life regardless of which chip your iPhone has

Just when a new controversy surrounding the iPhone started brewing, with some users claiming iPhone 6S phones get different battery lives depending …

4K video shootout shows iPhone 6s outperforming $3k’s worth of Nikon DSLR

Fresh from showing how an iPhone 6s and a few cheap accessories can enable you to do a great photoshoot, Fstoppers’ Lee Morris has now put the iPhone 6s video capabilities up against a semi-pro Nikon D750 DSLR. The results are actually quite shocking, the iPhone 6s delivering much sharper results, …

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