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Which portable speakers are worth buying?

While some people like to listen to their favorite music on a quality sound system with a set of high-end speakers or headphones, most people are just fine listening from a cheap headset or the built-in speakers on their phones. But what if you're somewhere in the middle, and want your music to be …

Pre-diabetes, diabetes rates fuel national health crisis

Americans are getting fatter, and older. These converging trends are putting the USA on the path to an alarming health crisis: Nearly half of adults have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, raising their risk of heart attacks, blindness, amputations and cancer.<p>Federal health statistics show that 12.3% …

Beartooth Keeps You Connected With Your Friends When The Cell Network Can’t

I can’t imagine that there’s anyone reading who hasn’t been in this situation: you’re at a conference, or a concert, or some other big event where you’re surrounded by way, <i>way</i> too many people. Your cell phone’s signal meter <i>promises</i> that everything is okay… and yet, nothing actually works.<p>The …

Emancipate Yourself: House of Marley's Liberate XLBT Over-Ear Bluetooth Headphones

Back in January, the House of Marley Liberate XLBT Bluetooth Headphones <b>($199.99)</b> won <i>iPhone Life Magazine's Best of CES 2014</i>, and with good reason. Their premium 50 mm drivers and support for advanced Bluetooth profiles make them an excellent sounding pair of headphones. Their plush ear cushions and …

Spotify headed to Harman's ritzy JBL wireless music docks

Want to listen to that back-to-school playlist with a bit of <i>panache</i>? Harman International's chi-chi JBL Authentics L16 and L8 wireless streaming docks now support Spotify Connect streaming, letting you control songs from your phone while not actually <i>streaming</i> from it. On top of improving Bluetooth …

Polk and Definitive Technology Launch DTS Play-Fi Multi Room Audio Gear

Polk and Definitive Technology, sister companies under the Sound United umbrella, a have both announced multi-room audio systems that use DTS’s Play-Fi technology. Similar in function to Apple’s AirPlay, Play-Fi and these speakers will let you stream music throughout your house with minimal …

How the Michigan State-Oregon series has already changed college football

While the 2014-2015 series between the Ducks and Spartans has already altered one season, one incredible play in 1999 stands as a nearly impossible moment to top.<p>Sixteen years ago, back when Nick Saban was just another struggling football coach in danger of losing his job, his Michigan State …