Apple AirPods review: wireless that wows, earbuds that don’t – The Verge

Share This: Wireless is the future.” That’s how Apple CEO Tim Cook justified removing the headphone jack from the newest line of iPhones. You won’t need a headphone jack in the future, Cook argued, because wires will be a thing of the past. To back up that vision, Apple announced four pairs of wireless headphones at this year’s iPhone event. Three were Beats-branded headphones. But it was the fourth that drew the most attention: truly…

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4 things Google Home can do to beat Amazon Echo in 2017 – CNET

Share This: Right now, the Amazon Echo has a stranglehold on the voice assistant market. Although Amazon won’t release numbers on its sales, estimates indicate that Echo is quickly approaching 10 million units sold. For Google Home — just released in November 2016, some two years after the Echo — Amazon’s dominance seems insurmountable. A recent VoiceLabs survey, however, indicates the Echo’s lead might not be quite so definitive as it seems. Plus, Google has…

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Google Pixel + Pixel XL review | Android Central

Share This: The Google Pixel and Pixel XL deliver what we’ve always wanted from a Google Android experience: an attractive design, lightning-fast performance and unique Google features you won’t find on any other phone. Meanwhile the Pixel nails the essentials, with good “all-day” battery life, cameras that go toe-to-toe with the high-end competition, and update support unrivaled in the Android space. Though expensive, and lacking water resistance, these are great phones with a long life…

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