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Wet, Warm, Glorious: I Tried The Atomizing Shower That Wooed Tim Cook

Instead of a normal shower, imagine standing up every morning inside of a storm cloud: The shower curtain bucking and bellowing in the wind; the air, hot and humid as a heavy mist envelopes you, washing away soapy suds. That’s what it’s like to use a Nebia, the shower system that’s won over the biggest…

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Huawei's Mate 10 Pro Is a Valiant Attempt to Slay the iPhone With AI Smarts

A few months ago, Huawei passed Apple to become the second largest smartphone maker in the world, (Samsung’s number one). Yet you don’t see Huawei ads on TV in the United States, and its phones are seldom sold in any of the big carrier stores. Even when they are, they are often hidden behind a…

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Microsoft’s Giant Surface Book 2 Is Very Powerful, Very Fast, Very Pretentious

Typing at work on Microsoft’s new 15-inch Surface Book 2 , I can’t shake the feeling that this thing’s not for me. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a powerful laptop, it’s beautiful, and the workspace its giant screen affords made me completely forget I wasn’t seated at my desk with my usual 34-inch extra-wide display….

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Google's Pixel Buds Aren't Even Close to Being Good

There was always something off about the Pixel Buds . Google released the smart, wireless headphones a full year after Apple released the AirPods. But the Pixel Buds aren’t exactly wireless, and they’re not exactly smart, either. In fact, after spending a few days with the product, I’m prepared to say it: the Pixel… Read…

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Sony's Truly Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds Are a Vision of the Future

When I first heard the pitch for the Sony WF-1000X , I thought I was hearing it wrong. Sony made a new set of wireless earbuds that aren’t just completely wireless—they also employ active noise-cancelling tech. This is a first for the wireless earbud industry, and let me be the first to tell you: It’s…