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Virtually there: How Google is readying VR for you

The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.

By May 29, 2015

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How a 3D-printed titanium bike points the way to products custom-fit for you

Design firm Industry has developed a bike that demonstrates how the lines are blurring in design, engineering and manufacturing. This shift will ultimately allow companies to tailor products to individuals.

By May 28, 2015

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Google wants to bring touchscreen controls to your clothing

Google's experimental hardware division talks smart textiles, and controlling them just by the touch of your hand.

By May 29, 2015

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Cheap and crazy-expensive audio components comingle at the New York Audio Show 2014

The Audiophiliac can't cover even a tiny percentage of the audio shows sprouting up all over the world, but when there's one in his hometown, he's on it!

By October 1, 2014

Video

Upgraded Google Cardboard brings VR to more phones

The latest version of Google Cardboard works with iOS and supports 360-degree video.

By May 28, 2015

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Have mobile operating systems stalled out?

Commentary: My biggest takeaway from Google's Android M announcement was how underwhelmed I was by the new features. But that may well be the new normal for all mobile operating systems.

By May 30, 2015

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Virtual reality wants to rule video games. Here's who will rule VR

Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.

By May 22, 2015

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'We tell Spotify no, YouTube does it anyway': The music industry's love-hate relationship with YouTube

At Liverpool's Sound City conference, record business insiders discuss the world's biggest music platform and its "big scary lawyers".

By May 22, 2015

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How Xiaomi is able to sell its smartphones at a cutthroat rate

The Chinese smartphone vendor's global head spells out the company's business plan -- and talks about why it hasn't sold a smartphone in the US yet.

By May 28, 2015

Review

Creative Sound Blaster X7

The Creative Sound Blaster X7 offers a ridiculous number of features for the money and sound quality is generally very good, but its appeal is limited.

By May 14, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 14, 2015