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Review: Here One Wireless Earbuds

You always hear one of San Francisco’s BART trains before you see it. The ear-splitting squeal, like metal against metal against a thousand screeching cats Autotuned up three octaves, rattles your brain right out of your skull. The din is so horrible BART has spent five full years trying to ...

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Review: Panasonic Countertop Induction Oven

Panasonic gave a splashy introduction to its Countertop Induction Oven at this year’s CES, promising to get tasty dinners on the table in record time by blasting them with impressive-sounding technology. Panasonic Countertop Induction Oven 4/10 Wired Intriguing use of induction heat to power an oven that fits on your ...

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Review: Samsung Chromebook Pro

Over the last couple of years, Chromebooks have quietly infiltrated the computer market. Google’s affordable “just a browser” devices are the best-selling computers in schools, and they’re percolating around boardrooms and cubicles. Last fall, more people bought Chromebooks than Macs—and that’s not going to switch back anytime soon. Now Google’s ...

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Review: 2017 Lamborghini Aventador S

Of the 14 corners of Valencia’s Circuit Ricardo Tormo, the scariest is the hard left-hander at the end of the half-mile straightaway. That’s because by the time you hit it, you’ve had the space to accumulate a triple-digit velocity, and for me, the time to worry about how to drop enough speed and ...

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Review: LG Watch Style and Sport

I’ve worn almost every smartwatch worth the name, and I’m still waiting for that life-changing, never-going-back moment that leaves me incapable of imagining life without one. Instead, I’ve found that smartwatches excel at little things: Checking the weather, remembering where I’m supposed to be, switching songs on Spotify. The best I can say ...

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Review: Lenovo Flex 4

I was drawn to the Lenovo Flex 4 after seeing it in a showroom. On a floor full of laptops with mushy Chiclets for keys, the Flex 4 was a callback to the glory days of the IBM ThinkPad. The keyboard had full-size keys with actual travel! They even audibly ...

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Review: Dyson Supersonic

Hair dryers are the least glamorous part of looking glamorous. They’re cumbersome, their cords tangle easily, and they devour precious drawer space. The cheap $ 20 ones barely get the job done, while $ 200 “professional” models only provide marginal improvements on the same old technology. recommends 2017 Dyson Supersonic 8/10 ...

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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, only one thing is certain: the earphone industry is a racket. A very big racket. recommends 2017 KZ-ATE Hi-Fi Earphones 9/10 Wired Hi-fi sound ...

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Review: Thalia Capo 200

If you’re a guitarist, you’ve probably heard your instrument go slightly out of tune every time you clamp a capo onto the fretboard. A capo is the simple spring-loaded mechanism that raises the pitch of a guitar by pushing down on the strings wherever you place it on the neck. ...

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Become Your Very Own Coach With These 5 Athletic Gadgets

There was a time when your athletic coach showed up with a clipboard, a cigar, and an 8-cylinder burgundy Econoline. Now, however, athletes can employ a variety of wearable body sensors to get useful coaching advice, as companion apps provide on-screen analysis for tracking and improving their progress. And if ...

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