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GoPro Plus now offers unlimited uncompressed video storage

When GoPro launched Plus -- it's subscription service for cloud storage -- it was a modest offering. For $5 a month, you could store a bunch of your photos and... → Read More

Now there's a handheld filter to kill your massive vape clouds

If you made the switch from "analog" tobacco to e-cigarettes, congratulations, you've likely done your lungs a solid. The rest of the world? Not so much. Despit... → Read More

Native Instruments’ Traktor DJ 2 breaks free from the iPad

Last fall, Native Instruments gave its DJ and production hardware a significant refresh, especially at the entry level. Today, the company is introducing a seco... → Read More

Akai Force is for DJs and producers that want to ditch the laptop

Akai made its name around the early 90s thanks to its line of relatively affordable S-series samplers and the (now legendary) MPC. Since then, the company has c... → Read More

GoPro's Nick Woodman is happy he gave away a million dollars

​​​​GoPro's Nick Woodman is happy that there's nothing to report. After an eventful few years, 2018 was pretty much back to business as usual. That doesn't... → Read More

Eargo Neo is a hearing aid you might actually want to wear

Six years ago I faced a choice: Risk facial paralysis, or potentially lose some hearing in my left ear. I opted for the latter, and two surgeries later, my abil... → Read More

PAX Labs CEO on how technology will demystify cannabis

PAX makes some of the most popular cannabis vaporizers around. By fusing technology, with innovative software, the company hopes to take the mystery out of... → Read More

Samsung's 'Bots' and exoskeleton hint at the future of care

At Samsung's press conference, the day before CES officially opened, there was the usual parade of smart home gadgets and appliances. Then right at the end,... → Read More

FightCamp is a home boxing gym for the fitness tracking generation

​​​​​​The first rule of FightCamp? According to the enthusiastic trainers on hand here at CES: always talk about FightCamp. And, for good reason, because i... → Read More

Kohler's Alexa-enabled Sensate faucet quenches thirst on command

In 2019, more than ever, we're expecting to see Alexa in everything. The Sensate faucet from Kohler is the latest example of where Amazon's voice assistant can... → Read More

Whill's next personal electronic vehicle drives itself

Whill released its first personal electric vehicle in 2016 (in Japan, it came west the following year). Since then it has released new models with different aud... → Read More

NuraLoop packs personalized sound into wireless buds

Nura's first headphones were certainly a conversation starter. The hybrid design mixed over-ear design, with in-ear buds. The wireless headset's main trick, how... → Read More

Unagi's high-end electric scooter is a mix of design and power

I place one foot onto the narrow deck and briskly push with the other. As I press a lever with my right thumb, the handlebars I'm gripping jolt forward. Fortuna... → Read More

Kindle Paperwhite review (2018): A classic, updated

Until now, the Kindle Paperwhite had three mortal enemies: water, airplane seatback pockets (just me that keeps leaving them on planes?) and book snobs. While t... → Read More

GoPro Hero 7 Black review: An action camera for the social age

The Hero 7 Black adds live streaming a smooth stabilization. → Read More

Native Instruments’ latest performance controllers do beats on a budget

For DJs and producers, the holidays have come early. → Read More

DJI Mavic Pro 2 and Mavic 2 Zoom: Everything you need to know

If you are a fan of DJI's Mavic Pro, today is a good day. Or a bad day, depending on your perspective. Why? Because, as rumored, the drone behemoth didn't just... → Read More

Pro drone racing confronts its amateur roots

"The drone racing league is a sport. We are a league. We do an annual season. We have a clear rule system and scoring system," Nick Horbaczewski, founder and CE... → Read More

Nuraphones update adds noise-cancellation and 'transparency' mode

When I reviewed the Nuraphones, I was impressed. The unusual in-ear/over-ear design might look weird, but it actually works very well -- and the personalized au... → Read More

Sonos Beam review: Smart features trump minor audio compromises

Sonos has earned itself a dedicated army of enthusiasts. And with good reason, too: The company pretty much defined the multiroom/connected speaker space, b... → Read More