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The new iPad Pro is absolutely stunning

So you liked the iPad Pro, the super-powerful tablet from Apple, but felt the 12.9-inch one was way too big and the 9.7-inch model had a screen which …

Tablets

The iPad Pro 10.5 is so good it’s basically showing off

Apple extends its tablet lead, but iOS 11 might end up being a bigger deal<p>A little more than a year after Apple released the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, it’s replacing it with a new model, the iPad Pro 10.5. In that year, guess how many companies came within a million miles of matching the speed, power, …

Tablets

Apple's New iPad Is Changing the Affordable Tablet Game

The newcomer replaces the iPad Air 2 in the tech giant's tablet lineup.<p>4.5 1<p>The new Apple iPad is groundbreaking not in hardware and features, but in price. Starting at only $329, the tech giant's latest slate makes owning a 9.7-inch iPad more affordable than it has ever been.<p>As its price tag …

New iPad: everything you need to know

Apple has launched its new iPad. There's no fancy name, or incremental number attached to this slate though. It's simply just 'iPad'.<p>The Cupertino …

Apple could keep us waiting for 3 new iPads

Apple is expected to launch three new iPad models in various sizes in 2017, but we may have to wait until the second half of the year to get our hands on them.<p>Sources in Apple’s supply chain have confirmed earlier reports that three new models are coming — but they’re unlikely to arrive this spring …

A new kind of router turns your Wi-Fi network into a fortress

LAS VEGAS — Smart devices have a problem. Most of their magic requires that they connect to the internet, but the internet can be a dangerous place.<p>Malware is everywhere, and when it infects connected gadgets, it can be a problem for everybody.<p>But a new class of device is rising to combat this …

Wi-Fi

Apple AirPods finally go on sale after delays

Were you worried that Apple's delay in shipping AirPods would deprive you of a holiday gift? You can (probably) relax. Apple has quietly started selling its first self-branded Bluetooth earphones through at least its online store. If you order now, the $159 earpiece set should reach your door by …

Review: Updated: MacBook

Introduction and design<b>Update:</b> It's more than a year since Apple launched the 12-inch MacBook, so is a successor on the way? Check out our 12-inch …

Laptops

Logitech Create for iPad Pro (9.7 inch) review

<b>The Good</b> The Logitech Create has backlit keys, a Pencil-holding loop, connects via the iPad Pro's Smart Connector so it doesn't need recharging, and costs less than Apple's Smart Keyboard.<p><b>The Bad</b> The case feels a little bulky. There's only one keyboard angle. The case works well when typing, but …

Tablets

The best wireless exercise headphones

<i>By Lauren Dragan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>If we wanted a pair of wireless headphones for working out, we'd get the JLab Epic2 Bluetooth. After extensive research—we considered a total of 147 …

iPhone 7 Review: The Age of Fusion

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus fuse data, processors, even lenses, to bring us the best performance, battery life, and cameras ever — minus one headphone …

Why Apple Wants You to Believe iPad Pro Is a Computer

Apple really, really wants you to believe that its iPad Pro is a computer—and there's good reason for that.<p>The tech giant recently released an iPad …

Tablets

iPad Pro 9.7 review: Apple's best tablet, but it won't replace a laptop

The iPad Pro raised some eyebrows when it debuted last year, but it really shouldn't have. Although tablet sales as a whole have been tanking, sales of tablets with detachable keyboards have actually grown. Is it any surprise, then, that Apple built a 9.7-inch version of the Pro to try and regain …

Kokoon - Kokoon

AUDIO: RELAX NATURALLY<p>Recommended by sleep professionals<p>Audio is the perfect escape. Kokoon’s sleep-aiding audio technology helps you rest, relax and …

The new tech changing airport security

Queuing to be searched at the airport is a major downside of going on holiday. What is the airline industry doing to improve it? Katia Moskvitch investigates.<p>A young woman approaches airport security in a pair of stiletto boots, designer sunglasses, and a big wide belt that matches her fashionable …

Quanta Reportedly Developing Next-Gen Apple Watch for 2016 Launch

Quanta Computer is reportedly working with Apple on development of the next-generation Apple Watch, according to Chinese-language website <i>United Daily News</i> [Google Translate].<p>The report is based on recent comments made by Quanta Computer chairman Barry Lam, who allegedly said development of Apple's …

PUGZ Wireless Earbuds Can be Charged Through Your Phone

We have seen many nice wireless headphones, some of them feature custom charging case, but the following PUGZ wireless earbuds don’t need a charging …

Shure intros swanky iPhone microphone, the Motiv MV88

LAS VEGAS -- Shure isn't showing off any new headphones at CES, but it does have a new plug-and-play microphone line "suited for individuals looking to capture high-quality audio for vocal/acoustic recording, podcasts, YouTube videos, field recording, and more."<p>The microphones fall under the new …

Gear & Gadgets

Smart necklace keeps you connected and looking fabulous

Some fashion and tech pundits have written that the Apple Watch is a little industrial looking or too geeky to appeal to women. Why can’t a woman be connected in feminine style?<p>A startup company says she absolutely can with a smart necklace that looks like a stunning piece of jewelry while equipped …

iPhone 6S announced: 3D Touch, 12-megapixel rear camera, rose gold finish, available September 25th for $199

Apple is introducing the iPhone 6S, an updated version of its flagship smartphone with an identical design and a bundle of new features. Chief among them is a pressure-sensitive display, enabling a feature that Apple calls 3D Touch. 3D Touch allows you to press down on the iPhone's screen to pull …

Phones

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus feature 3D Touch to revolutionize multitouch

With the announcement of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Apple went on to talk about the new experience on these smartphones, including a new way …

Apple is launching a new iPad mini 4 for $399

Apple's iPad line has typically been the star of its own October event in years past, but the company is changing things up and including iPad updates in its big iPhone event today. The big news is the new iPad Pro, but Apple is also releasing the new iPad mini 4, the first substantial update to …

The new Apple TV is finally here

The wait is finally over. After languishing more than three years without a significant update, Apple has finally shown us a new Apple TV.<p>Apple's new set-top box features completely redesigned hardware and software, including a new remote control and its own App Store for third-party apps.<p>"We …

Smart TV

iOS 9 content blocker will transform the mobile Web

iOS 9 comes with a major new feature called ‘content blockers’ which will allow users to install apps that block trackers, advertisements and other unwanted content for the first time.<p>Much has been written about the impending threat of ad blocking on iOS — it’s the first time blocking mobile …

iOS

iHome's HomeKit-Compatible 'iSP5 SmartPlug' Now Officially Available

Following an initial publicity push in early June for the first batch of devices working in tandem with Apple's HomeKit home automation service, iHome today announced that its iSP5 SmartPlug is now ready for a wider launch. The SmartPlug is one of the first official HomeKit-compatible products, …

Branto allows you to monitor your home, control your smart appliances and more

Branto has been in the making since late 2011. While we were geeking out over dual-core processors, these guys were already thinking about making what seems to be one of the most full-featured smart home products in existence. Branto really does it all, and now you can put your name to one of these …

Smart Homes

Lumos Is A Bike Helmet With Integrated Indicator Lights

We’ve seen bike helmets with integrated front and back lights before. But Boston-based hardware startup Lumos is hoping to go one better by packing a front light, wireless indicator lights and an accelerometer-powered backlight into an otherwise pretty standard-looking cycle helmet. Rechargeable …

Bicycle Helmets

Review: Ring Video Doorbell is a simple smart home accessory that puts security first

Today we’re taking a look at the Ring Video Doorbell. This may be familiar to some of you out there as it was featured in our Top Smart Home Tech of CES 2015 article a few months back, but we’ve finally got our hands on it and today we’re going to see what it’s all about…<p>As you’ve probably guessed …

Nest's home security camera comes to the UK

Last month, Nest unveiled two new products that could make your home a whole lot safer: a revamped Protect smoke alarm and a wireless Nest Cam security camera. Both quickly debuted in the US and now, they're available in the UK too. The new £159 Nest Cam is clearly inspired by Dropcam -- the …