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The best bluetooth headsets

<i>By Marianne Schultz and Nick Guy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>If …

Consumer Tech

Beats X bring Apple’s wireless headphone tech to a tethered form factor

It’s hard to say precisely what took Beats X so long to arrive. Unlike Apple’s own house-branded AirPods, the company didn’t really start from scratch. Sure, it’s a somewhat new form factor, but the wireless earbuds don’t stray all that far from the company’s existing lines.<p>But nearly six months …

Denon brings its audio expertise to a new wireless sport headphone

A new wireless option for active audiophiles.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>13<p>13<p>SHARES<p>Wireless headphones are as big as ever and one of the …

10 wireless headphones that don't disappoint

Whether your tired of tangled cords or decided to invest in the iPhone 7, these top notch wireless headphones will not disappoint. From sweat-resistant headsets perfect for your workouts, or simply for anyone who loves listening to music, shop the best 10 headphones below for a wireless …

Are these ridiculous headphones the way forward for music tech?

As someone who listens to multiple albums’ worth of music each day, I thoroughly enjoy discovering new sounds and artists. But what I like more is connecting with people because of a shared interest in tuneage.<p>Between a ton of records collected over the years, YouTube’s ever-growing library of …

Scientists are making genetically modified cyborg dragonflies

A biomedical solutions company called Draper is developing a technology that can turn a dragonfly into a living drone. They call it the DragonflEye project, and the technology's main component is a tiny backpack equipped with solar panels to harvest energy. It also has integrated guidance and …

Organisms

First hydrogen metal created on Earth draws critical doubt

Scientists from Harvard University say they've ended an 80-year quest by compressing hydrogen into a potentially superconducting metal. Using a diamond-tipped anvil, the team squeezed a hydrogen gas sample to 71 million PSI, more than the pressure at the Earth's core. "It's the first-ever sample of …

Harvard

Review: KZ-ATE Hi-Fi Earphones

In a world full of fake news, spin, obfuscation, and brazen lies, where facts are mutable and doubt seeps into the crevices of life like rainwater, …

Audiophile

Apple has already cornered over 40% of the wireless headphone market

The wireless headphone market is starting to look a lot like the early smartphone market.<p>Between Apple’s AirPods wireless headphones, and its subsidiary Beats Audio, the company has accumulated 41% of the wireless-headphones market, based on revenue, according to a report released today by market …

AirHooks Designed To Keep Your New Apple AirPods In Place (video)

If you have just purchased a pair of the new Apple AirPods earbuds, but are finding them tricky to keep in your ears. You might be interested in a …

V-Moda Forza and Forza Metallo review: The most comfortable in-ear headphones I've ever used

Article Contents<p>Wireless headphones may be the craze these days, but manufacturers are still producing plenty of wired headphones, and for good …

Consumer Tech

Apple’s only W1-equipped wireless earbuds that aren’t AirPods are still $50 off on Amazon

Apple’s AirPods are going to be difficult to get your hands on for at least another month. In fact, new orders placed on Apple’s website right now …

‘Artificial Intelligence’ was the Fake News of 2016

Putting the 'AI' into FAIL“Fake News” vexed the media classes greatly in 2016, but the tech world perfected the art long ago. With “the internet” no …

Artificial intelligence isn't the scary future. It's the amazing present.

The year 2017 arrives and we humans are still in charge. Whew! The machines haven't taken over yet, but they are gaining on us.<p>Google's DeepMind AlphaGo computer program recently beat the world champ at Go, a complex board game, while Japanese researchers plan to build the world's fastest …

Artificial Intelligence

AI was everywhere in 2016

At the Four Seasons hotel in South Korea, AlphaGO stunned grandmaster Lee Sodol at the complex and highly intuitive game of <i>Go</i>. Google's artificially intelligent system defeated the 18-time world champion in a string of games earlier this year. Backed by the company's superior machine-learning …

Artificial Intelligence

Humans Will Be Marrying Robots By 2050 Says AI Expert

Had a child recently? Well, here’s something you might want to prepare yourself for. By the time wedding bells are ringing your new son- or …

Deep-Learning Machine Listens to Bach, Then Writes Its Own Music in the Same Style - MIT Technology Review

Johann Sebastian Bach is widely considered one of the great composers of baroque music. Bach lived and worked in Germany during the 18th century and …

Flute

Teardown might just reveal why the AirPods were delayed for so long

After lengthy delays to AirPods, Apple fans were finally able to purchase a set of the wireless headphones this week. Gift givers everywhere breathed …

How Japan's Radically Different Approach to AI Could Lead to Wild New Tech

Thanks to artificial intelligence, the automobile — that most American of possessions — is being remade. Self-driving cars from Google’s new Waymo …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple Publishes AirPods User Guides for New Owners

- Dec 18, 2016<p>If you’re expecting your new AirPods to be delivered, or plan on trying your luck in stores on Monday, you might want to read up on how …

Tech Trends

Visualizing Mixed Reality UI [Concept] – ART + marketing

While virtual and mixed reality experiences are trending right now (we’ve seen a lot of cool examples in movies), I feel that there’s a lack in …

If you lose one AirPod, you can get a new one for $69

When Apple first introduced its wireless earbuds, the AirPods, the internet was swarmed with jokes about losing them.<p>Yes, they do come with a handy …

Over the course of a year, our tester tried several pairs of cable-free earbuds. Fledgling technology with plenty of flaws – are any worth your money?<p>Completely wireless earbuds are the future of in-ear music, freeing us from the shackles of cables even between the ears. But while many have tried …

Consumer Tech

Apple AirPods finally hit the Apple Store: Reviews, price and everything you need to know

After months of anticipation and delays, the Apple AirPods have arrived — sort of.<p>Apple's wireless Bluetooth earbuds officially went on sale Tuesday …

Review: Apple AirPods Are Pretty F--king Cool

Can we all agree not to get too jaded about tech? Sure, there are a lot of superfluous gadgets out there, but there’s also a fair amount of stuff …

Tech Trends

Apple's AirPods are now available for purchase

If you want to take full advantage of Apple's new W1 wireless chip and you don't mind looking a bit peculiar you're in luck because Apple's new AirPods are finally available for purchase from Apple's online store. These truly wireless earbuds were first announced back in September at Apple's big …

Apple AirPods should come in sets of three

Anyone who wears earrings will understand<p>Today, the last—and somewhat controversial—piece of Apple’s iPhone 7 launch finally went on sale. The $159 AirPods are available online now and will be in stores next week. The earbuds are identical to the ubiquitous EarPods, save for one notable exception: …

Apple publishes ‘Use your AirPods’ guide for new owners

Following this morning’s release of the delayed AirPods, Apple has published a new usage guide for the Apple AirPods. The guide drills down into the basics of setting up and using the new AirPods out of the box.<p>With iOS 10, Apple introduced a new system of pairing their Bluetooth headsets that …

This little robot can jump three feet in the air

But it can't stick the landing yet<p>In the future, flocks of small, one-footed robots may bound across areas too dangerous for humans to traverse, carrying out search and rescue operations. They’ll be able to leap across rubble like monopodal kangaroos. Today, their predecessor prototype tends to …

Artificial intelligence and the evolution of the fractal economy

Nikolas Badminton Contributor<p>Nikolas Badminton is a researcher and futurist based in Vancouver, Canada, and provides opinions about humanity, the future of work and life with technology. His opinions and thoughts on the future can be seen at nikolasbadminton.com.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>2017: …