Astell & Kern Kann: A supercharged music player

If you crave uber clarity you’ve come to the right place: the Astell & Kern Kann will take your music to the next level. The company has dominated the high-quality portable music player market for years, and when you hold the Kann in your hands you’ll start to understand why. Measuring a tidy 1 by 2.8 by 4.6 inches (26 by 71 by 115 mm) … Continue reading Astell & Kern Kann: A supercharged music player

Here are the best photo gear to come out of CES 2018

This year’s CES wasn’t the biggest in terms of photography announcements, but a few companies paved the way, launching new and exciting products. Pocket cameras, which once inundated the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center in CES past, have given way to drone, 360-degree, and AR/VR cameras. Here’s a look as some of the best photo gear we came across at this CES 2018. Panasonic … Continue reading Here are the best photo gear to come out of CES 2018

The unlikely partnerships that are shaping the car industry

Peter Campbell and Patti Waldmeir in Detroit and Kana Inagaki in Tokyo January 18, 2018 On the outskirts of Detroit is a facility for testing driverless vehicles. The American Center for Mobility prides itself on secrecy, with tall green barriers flanking its roads to keep prying eyes from the latest creations being trialled. Yet as they embrace new technology, the carmakers that use the site … Continue reading The unlikely partnerships that are shaping the car industry

Our guide to slim styles and designer options

If we had tried to compile a collection of the best smartwatches for women 18 months ago, it might have consisted of a string of angry emojis and not much else. Times have changed, the industry is starting to catch up and we are in single digits for the number of smartwatches our female editors and writers wouldn’t hastily cover up with sleeves in public. … Continue reading Our guide to slim styles and designer options

YouTube yanks videos showing dangerous ‘Tide Pod challenge’

Teens are eating Tide Pods on purpose and filming themselves doing it. Procter & Gamble YouTube is taking steps to shut down a viral video trend in which people post recordings of themselves purposely ingesting laundry detergent. The so-called Tide Pod challenge, which involves people eating the brightly colored laundry detergent packs known as pods, reportedly began last year as a joke on the internet. … Continue reading YouTube yanks videos showing dangerous ‘Tide Pod challenge’