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Here are the best Lightning-connected headphones that you can buy for iPhone 7 today

Wednesday’s Apple event brought a few surprises but was largely what we expected it to be. The removal of the headphone jack on the new iPhone 7/Plus has caused quite a stir, although Apple has defended its decision with vigor. So where does that leave us a few days after? Many consumers will turn …

Make your 'Halo 5' Spartan into a 3D-printed trophy

<i>Halo 5</i>'s campaign is hot garbage if you're playing through it solo, but the multiplayer suite is pretty much the opposite if you're into competitive shooters. It's a likely reason why Microsoft is shifting its latest ad and PR focus around the mode -- pre-release hype centered on the game's flaccid …

Sony's pricey noise cancelling PS4 headset launches next month

Sony already offers a varied range of official accessories for the PlayStation 4, but in-ear headphones have mostly been shunned in favor of on-ear headsets. The good news is that if you've been waiting for a pair of branded buds, the company is finally ready to step up to the plate. With its new …

27 Major Destiny Changes in The Taken King

Today Bungie held a steam showcasing a lot of the major changes coming to Destiny with Year 2. Year 2, if you were unaware refers to September 15th, …

Verizon nixes phone subsidies and simplifies its data plans

Following the lead of alternative carriers like T-Mobile and Google Fi, Verizon announced today that it will be doing away with phone subsidies (the precise opposite of what it said last October) and rejiggering its data plans beginning August 13th. Don't get excited just yet, though, since there's …

Plantronics new BackBeat Sense Bluetooth headphones are loaded with sensors

We’ve all been there, someone trying to get our attention while we are jamming out to our favorite tracks or intently listening to an audiobook. After removing our headphones and engaging in a conversation that we probably didn’t want to have, we return to find that our favorite song was over or …

Life with the Moto 360: has Motorola's smartwatch turned a corner?

When the Moto 360 first hit the scene, its reception was... mixed. That round display was eye-catching, but it couldn't make up for the smartwatch's all-too-short battery life and undercooked software. Times have changed, though. Motorola trotted out updates that addressed the 360's early problems, …

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Roundup: the best ultra tough Lightning cables for your iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPod, and iPad

Apple’s Lightning cable has been a thorn in side of Apple fans for a while now. Shortly after its debut alongside iPhone 5 in 2012, it became abundantly clear that Apple’s claims of ‘improved durability’ where specious at best. Apple-branded Lighting cables have failed time and time again.<p>Now it’s …

Now that you have iOS 8, here are 15 apps Apple thinks you should try

Now that you’ve bought your new iPhone 6 or have installed iOS 8 on your old iPhone, Apple has listed some apps on its App Store that it thinks you …

The best iPhone 6 and 6 Plus docks from Twelve South, Belkin, Henge Docks and more

<b>Update (12/17 2:45pm):</b> Amazon Lightning Deal! Belkin Charge and Sync Dock with Lightning Cable for <b>$13.65 Prime shipped</b> (Reg. $25).<p><b>(Update 5/19 10:30am):</b> The time has come. Apple has randomly announced a new Lightning dock for iPhone 6/Plus. However, you should still take a look at the numerous …

Motorola Moto 360 review: Motorola's round watch not a full revolution - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Moto 360's distinctive round design and premium materials look sharp. It's lightweight and comfortable, and it doubles as a bedside clock with its clever included inductive charging cradle.<p><b>The Bad</b> Its battery life is not good enough for a watch. Its Android Wear software is awkward and …

Moto Hint, a $150 in-ear wearable, hopes to make earpieces sexy (hands-on)

Totally hands-free communication with your Moto X, or one-touch with any other phone. Is the Moto Hint a hint of earbuds to come?<p>Motorola's newest wearable isn't a watch: it goes in your ear.<p>Sure, it's a headset. But the Moto Hint, a $150 (converted to £90) Bluetooth earpiece designed to be a …

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (unlocked) review: Customization champ, but middle-of-the-pack phablet overall - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Motorola Moto X Pure Edition lets you pick your design. It also has expandable storage, loud front speakers and charges quickly.<p><b>The Bad</b> The handset's bigger size may be unwieldy for some, its battery life is just average and it's hitting a market increasingly crowded with more …

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Mophie Releases 64GB Space Pack Battery Case for iPhone 5/5S

Mophie, a popular accessory maker, has released a 64GB Mophie Space Pack that doesn’t only provide users with additional storage, but also features a …

Hyper launches the first Made-for-iPhone/iPad USB flash drive w/ built-in Lightning connector

Hyper— we’ve reviewed some of its MacBook batteries and iPhone accessories in the past— is today announcing the first Made-For-iPhone/iPad/iPod touch (MFi) flash drive that includes a built-in Lightning connector. Unfortunately you can’t get your hands on one just yet, but you can preorder through …

Giveaway: Win a Prong PWR Case for Your iPhone 5/5s

- May 14, 2014<p><b>WE HAVE A WINNER!</b> Congratulations to MacTrast follower <i>@ZacharyDonovan</i>! He wins the Prong PWR Case! Thanks to all who entered, and keep …

The Vessyl smart cup knows how many calories are in your favorite Pinot

"How many calories are in this mojito?" you ask yourself three drinks in. Or maybe you don't -- but you should. (Those cocktails really add up.) If you want to get a handle on your beverage habit and make sure you're adequately hydrated, a sleek, 13-ounce container designed by Yves Béhar can help. …

Review: Is Logitech’s iPhone Case+ system really ‘the only case you’ll ever need’?

We were eager to get our hands on Logitech’s iPhone transforming Case+ system immediately following its announcement. The idea is that this system is so versatile that it’s up to nearly any task you could ask of an iPhone case. It allows you to switch between rugged protection, wallet …

Beats Powerbeats2 Wireless review: No bargain, but still among the top wireless sports earphones - CNET

<b>The Good</b> For an in-ear wireless headphone, the sweat-resistant Powerbeats 2 Wireless offers strong sound and a comfortable, secure fit that makes it an appealing choice for workouts.<p><b>The Bad</b> Doesn't automatically shut off when disconnected from your device; fairly expensive; battery life could be a …

Vessyl smart cup can tell Coke from Pepsi

The phrase smart cup may sound like yet another jargon-laden marketing ploy for a device that connects to your smartphone, but doesn't do anything groundbreaking. The creators of Vessyl, a new product from San Francisco-based startup Mark One announced Thursday, want to change this perception …

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Print wirelessly from an iOS device

Use AirPrint to send documents and photos directly to your printer over Wi-Fi.

Snow Lizard's SLXtreme May Just Be the Ultimate iPhone 5/5s Survival Tool

I've referred to Snow Lizard’s SLXtreme iPhone cases before as the case to use in a survival situation. If you’re an outdoorsy or military type, or an extreme adventurer or survivalist, the <b>SLXtreme for the iPhone 5/5s ($149.99)</b> is without a doubt a perfect case for you. Its rugged design, with its …

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8 off-contract smartphones compete without breaking the bank

This holiday season is shaping up to be the year that getting a solid new Android smartphone doesn't also mean signing up for 24 months of ever-increasing monthly fees at the same time.<p>The trend away from flagship phones that required such big commitments in order to lock down a quality device for …

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