Archive for the ‘Gear’ Category

The Colorful, Costly World of Custom Keyboard Enthusiasts

June 8th, 2021

Hobbyists spend hours building their own personalized rigs, while others drop thousands of dollars on a bespoke board. The hype is only getting bigger.

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This Plastic Phone Case Could Biodegrade Within 2 Years

June 8th, 2021

Most plastics take hundreds of years to decompose. This one, from case maker Pivet, harnesses the power of hungry microbes.

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All the Top Features Coming to Your iPhone This Fall

June 7th, 2021

Apple just previewed iOS 15, the latest version of its mobile operating system. Here’s what’s new.

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Everything Apple Announced Today: New iOS, Privacy Updates

June 7th, 2021

The 2021 edition of WWDC began Monday with a keynote address. Apple used the occasion to show off a whole bunch of enhancements to its software and services.

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4 Tips to Send (and Receive) Better Texts

June 7th, 2021

Sure, hitting send is easy. But these tips can help make sure everyone’s messages are coming across loud and clear.

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How to Watch Today’s Apple WWDC Keynote

June 7th, 2021

The annual event starts at 10 am Pacific with news about software updates coming to iPhones, iPads, and Macs. Here’s how to tune in.

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RevAir’s Hair Dryer Is a One-Stop Blow Out Shop

June 6th, 2021

This expensive hair vacuum quickly dries and smoothes kinks out of your hair. It’s impressive, if you can afford to pay for it and can store it.

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Google’s $99 A-Series Earbuds Are AirPods for Android

June 6th, 2021

The company’s more affordable version of last year’s Pixel Buds cut some perks for a much better price.

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Black Barbecue Gets Its Due in an Inspiring New Cookbook

June 5th, 2021

The first book from renowned pitmaster and chef Rodney Scott puts a long-neglected keystone of Black American culture on the table.

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This Kids Speaker Is Adorable, Screen-Free Fun

June 5th, 2021

Like on game consoles of old, children can insert physical cards into this cute pixel-art cube to listen to audiobooks, podcasts, and soundscapes.

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