Noble Audio Kaiser 10 review

Noble Audio is only a few years old, but it already has a committed following and a strong reputation that puts it alongside Ultimate Ears, JH Audio, and Westone as a maker of high-quality IEMs. Each of these companies has products nudging close to and past the $1,000 mark — …

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First Click: Is silver the new boring beige?

You probably don’t remember it, but there was a time when laptops were fun. When they were whimsical. Now everything’s so damn drab. If you want to buy a laptop today then you basically have three color options: black, silver, and sometimes gold. This week Apple added a pink (yeah, …

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A reported drone collision with a plane 'may have been a plastic bag'

Earlier this week, police in the UK reported that a passenger plane landing in London’s Heathrow airport collided midairwith an object believed to have been a drone. These reports may have been blown out of proportion though, with the UK’s transport minister Robert Goodwill telling The Telegraph that the collision may actually …

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AI researchers get ready for a deathmatch with Doom gaming challenge

Artificial intelligence made short work of Go, a 3,000-year-old Chinese board game with more possible moves than atoms in the observable universe, so how it will fare taking on a video game classic like Doom? AI researchers are going to find out, and have announced a new challenge looking for computers that know how …

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We can now use dogs to sing Linkin Park songs

They call dogs humanity’s best invention. We took wild, dangerous pack animals from the forests where they menaced us and our families, and domesticated them over years, turning them into tireless shepherds, keen hunters, and faithful companions. We’ve already taught them to do so much for us, but it’s only …

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The Ford Raptor will be the first full-size American pickup in China

Ford is bringing its F-150 pickup to China, the first full-size American pickup to be officially available in the country. But it’s not bringing just any F-150: it’s bringing the 400-plus horsepower off-road racing F-150 Raptor. Moving more than a half-million units each year, Ford’s best-selling vehicle is the F-150 pickup. …

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Chinese authorities shut down Apple's iBookstore and iTunes Movies

Apple is no longer able to sell ebooks and movies in China after a government regulator reportedly demanded the services’ closure. The New York Times reports that China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television is behind the shutdown, which happened only six months after Apple first launched the …

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