Sennheiser HD820 review: too closed for comfort

In the imagination of every audiophile, there’s a pair of “endgame” headphones that finally ease our worried minds. Headphones that transcend technical nitpicking and just make us want to listen. Call them zero-FOMO headphones. I have reviewed only two such examples: Focal’s $3,400 Utopia and Sennheiser’s $1,700 HD800 S. This …

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Bing’s support for Google AMP just took a big step forward

Microsoft is now supporting Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) directly from Bing’s mobile search results. Although Microsoft has supported AMP since 2016, previously it was limited to the dedicated Bing app. Compatible AMP web pages will display a small lightning bolt next to the website name in the news carousel …

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GoPro Hero7 leaks with three new versions

B&H Photo has spilled the beans on the new GoPro Hero7 lineup: The top-end Hero7 Black, the mid-range Hero7 Silver, and the Hero7 White entry-level camera. Hero7 Black is the flagship action camera with the ability to stream live video. Its 12 megapixel sensor can shoot 4K video at 60 …

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Why it matters that Bert and Ernie are gay, which they are

Can puppets have a sexual orientation? It’s a question you probably didn’t expect to be debating this week, but here we are. In an interview with Queerty earlier this week, long-time Sesame Street writer Mark Saltzman said that he wrote Bert and Ernie’s relationship — long a subject of fond, …

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YouTube’s trending tab is there to lure in new users, not views

How important is YouTube’s trending section for getting views? According to YouTube chief business officer Robert Kyncl, it has less of an impact than people might believe. In an interview posted today, creator Caspar Lee and Kyncl discuss everything from monetization and YouTube’s trending section to memberships, echo chambers, and …

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