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Beyerdynamic T51p review: Top-notch on-ear headphone - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The relatively compact <b>Beyerdynamic T 51 p</b> is sturdily built and offers a comfortable fit along with excellent sound. It also comes with a well-designed protective carrying case.<p><b>The Bad</b> Somewhat expensive; headphone cord isn't detachable, and you don't get an extra cord with an integrated …

Consumer Tech

A Quicker Way To Close All Tabs in iOS Safari

Ever find yourself with too many tabs open in Safari on your iPad or another iOS device? They do seem to accumulate pretty quickly for me over the course of a couple days of browsing.<p>Well, here’s a very handy reader’s tip for closing all open tabs more quickly, without even leaving the Safari app – …

Handy

INKredible: Tablet Handwriting App That’s As Good or Better than Paper?

It’s impossible to ignore an approach that’s as good as this one from the folks behind the <b>INKredible</b> app. This a free handwriting app, from the team that created Notes Plus, that claims to offer a handwriting experience that is ‘as good as, if not greater than, pen on paper’.<p>That’s a lofty claim, …

Apps

Lenovo YOGA Tablet 10 HD+ Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

The best thing about the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 and 10 were their impressively long-lasting batteries. As for performance and value, well let's just say the tablets struggled to justify their respective prices. The new Yoga Tablet 10 HD+, however, at least attempts to offer something better. At least …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 review: Premium small tablet for premium price - CNET

MSRP: $399.99<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4</b> packs a sharp pixel-dense screen, zippy performance, and oodles of software features inside a comfortable and lightweight slate.<p><b>The Bad</b> The $399.99 starting price is expensive. It's too easy to block the speakers and trigger the capacitive buttons …

Gear & Gadgets

Essential Education Apps for iPad: A High Schooler’s Take

Every so often there’s a revolution in education. The iPad and the boundless possibilities it brings with it are one of those revolutions.<p>Whether you’re an iPad aficionado or simply a recreational user, the iPad has the power to make your life easier. Regardless of age or specialization, these are …

Apps

5 iPad Apps for the Productive 21st Century Student

When I was at school, I struggled badly with random, un-filed bits of paper, leaky ink cartridges in my Parker Pen and terrible hand writing (as well as chronic laziness and an addiction to Cricket). I’m sure this approach to my organisation affected my school work. If I would have grown up in the …

Apps

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

First Look: PureGear PureTek Roll-On Screen Shield Kit for iPad Air + iPad mini

NA<p>Not Rated<p><b>Company:</b> PureGear<p><b>Website:</b> www.pure-gear.com<p><b>Price:</b> $30-$35<p><b>Compatible:</b> iPad Air, iPad mini<p>Share This Article:<p>Following a version for iPhone …

The best tech values today

Best tech values<p>JVC Flats: On-ear headphone<p>Panasonic RP HTX7 over-the-ear headphone<p>Panasonic ErgoFit RP-HJE120<p>Google Nexus 7 (2013)<p>Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7<p>Sony STR-DN840 AV receiver<p>Motorola Moto G<p>Google Nexus 5<p>Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player<p>Asus Transformer Book T100 Windows 8.1 tablet w/keyboard<p>Roku …

Consumer Tech

Build This Beautiful Concrete Bench

Concrete furniture lasts forever—especially when you build it like a pro.<p>Concrete furniture lasts forever—especially when you build it like a pro.

Samsung M5 Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

The Samsung Shape wireless audio system was clearly designed to take on Sonos, but when it launched back in October, there was only a single-speaker option -- the Shape M7.<p>Now the company is expanding the Shape lineup, with the newly-announced M5 speaker. The M5 will cost less than the $400 M7 but …

Smart Homes

Sony SRS-BTX500 Premium Bluetooth Wireless Speaker review: Classy wireless speaker excels - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Sony SRS-BTX500</b> is a sleekly designed Bluetooth wireless speaker that offers impressive sound for its size, and has a built-in rechargeable battery for on-the-go use, and speakerphone capabilities. A carrying case is included and there's a USB port for charging smartphones when the AC …

Gear & Gadgets

Best Bluetooth Speakers for 2018

$299.00 at Dell Home<p>See it<p>CNET's Rating<p>9 Design<br>• 8 Features<br>• 9 Sound<br>• 8 Value<p>In terms of sound and design, for a compact wireless speaker the Bose Revolve Plus is hard to beat.<p>$199.00 at Dell Home<p>See it<p>CNET's Rating<p>9 Design<br>• 8 Features<br>• 8 Sound<br>• 8 Value<p>The SoundLink Revolve doesn't sound quite as good as its …

Gear & Gadgets

The Grain Audio PWS Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Grammy® Award-Winning Technology | Cult of Mac Deals

Details & Requirements<p>7"L x 2.38"W x 3.13"H (180mm x 60mm x 80mm)<br>• 2"L x 2”H proprietary loudspeakers<br>• Proprietary passive radiator<br>• Rechargeable LiN battery<p>Includes<p>1 Grain Audio PWS<br>• 1 5V AC adapter<br>• 1 36” USB cable<br>• 1 60” 3.5MM cable<br>• Carrying Pouch<br>• Documentation & Handbook<p>Compatibility<p>Any Bluetooth-compatible …

Asus VivoBook V551LB

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Asus VivoBook V551L</b> is a thin, attractive, and seemingly well-constructed laptop. Its midrange discrete graphics card and 4th-gen Core i7 processor give it overall very good performance and battery life. And it has a 1TB hard drive and DVD burner.<p><b>The Bad</b> For the V551LB's near-$1,000 …

Computer Hardware

Google's Moto G is contract-free

Google's new smartphones pack in features at low prices, Jawbone Up24 wristband adds a new twist, and PlayStation 4 gets reviewed before its Friday launch.<p>CNET Update ditches the contract:<p>In this episode of Update:<p>- Check out Google's new cheap Motorola phone, the Moto G. The phone's $180 price …

Google Drive

Get an Adapt Bluetooth Headphone Adapter for $24.95 shipped

Normally $39.95, this handy little gadget turns wired headphones into wireless ones and adds an in-line microphone for hands-free conversations.<p>When it comes to tuning out the world, nothing beats a good pair of headphones and your favorite playlist. Of course, any wired pair necessarily keeps you …

Consumer Tech

G-Project G-Boom review: Big sound for a $100 portable Bluetooth speaker - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>G-Project G-Boom</b> is a solidly built wireless Bluetooth speaker with a built-in rechargeable battery (and handle) that delivers decent sound with strong bass for an affordable price. It has an integrated USB port on back for charging smartphones.<p><b>The Bad</b> Not everybody's going to like the …

Audiophile

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 review: Sturdy design can't make up for subpar screen - CNET

MSRP: $299.00<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10’s</b> superslim, unique design makes it easy to hold. It’s also only $300.<p><b>The Bad</b> The tablet’s low-resolution screen looks fuzzy and oversaturated, and the heavily modified operating system is downright ugly.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Though it feels well-built and …

Gear & Gadgets

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 review: Unique, sturdy design can't match subpar screen - CNET

MSRP: $249.00<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8</b>'s super-slim, unique design makes it easy to hold. It’s also only $250.<p><b>The Bad</b> The tablet’s low-resolution screen is dull and the heavily modified operating system is downright ugly.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Though it feels well-built and has a handy kickstand, …

Gear & Gadgets

An under-$100 headphone for bass-loving audiophiles

It's more than just the bass. The House of Marley Liberate headphones score decisive wins in comfort, build quality, and well-balanced overall sound.<p>The House of Marley Liberate headphones don't look or feel like any other $100 pair. Most are flimsy plastic things, while the Liberate's metal, wood, …

Consumer Tech

DOCKr offers six iPad accessories in one device

The six accessories DOCKr includes are as follows: a case, battery, speakers, keyboard, viewing dock, and changeable styling. Calling style an …

The Universal Hands-Free Car Kit: Sync Your Smart Device To Your Car Stereo [Deals]

Cult of Mac Deals is offering an elegant, simple solution to put an end to “station frustration” once and for all, courtesy of the team at Bazaared. This device allows you to share any audio output (including Pandora and Spotify) from your iPhone, iPod, or any other device with a 3.5mm audio socket …

Roku 1 review: A solid Roku box with a limited audience - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Roku 1 offers nearly the full Roku experience for $50. More than 1,200 channels are supported, including Netflix, Amazon Instant, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, Pandora, MLB.TV, Amazon Cloud Player, Vudu, and Showtime Anytime. It also has cross-platform search that scours several major TV and …

Televisions

Stylus, evolved: Evernote upgrades handwritten note app Penultimate for its custom stylus

It’s been a long time coming, but Evernote has finally managed to marry its digital note-taking tools with traditional handwriting.<p>A month after introducing the Adonit Jot Script Evernote Edition stylus, unique for its fine pen-like 1.9 millimeter tip, Evernote announced today that it has updated …

iPad case, power backup

Name: Flight Case iPad Keyboard and Power Case<p>What it is: Hammacher Schlemmer's durable ABS plastic case for the iPad (second through fourth generations) with a 2.4G Bluetooth keyboard designed for touch typists and a backup battery. The case features a lithium battery that can power the keyboard …

Shock and awe: The M-Audio M3-8 speakers

The Audiophiliac gets bowled over by M-Audio's affordable, yet feature-packed, self-powered speakers.<p>I didn't know the price of the M-Audio M3-8 when I first started listening, I just assumed it was $900 to $1,000 for the pair of speakers. No, the street price is closer to $600 for a pair, around …

Audiophile