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Billy Steele


Greensboro, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Billy:

Recommended Reading: Ted Lasso and the American decline

Recommended Reading highlights the week's noteworthy writing on technology and more. → Read More

Grado GT220 review: Stellar sounding wireless earbuds that cover the basics

Grado promises its trademark sound in the GT220, the company’s first true wireless earbuds -- and it delivers. → Read More

Razer reveals Hammerhead Pro earbuds with ANC and THX audio

Razer's latest true wireless earbuds offer active noise cancellation and THX-certified audio for $200. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy Buds Pro sports updated design in leaked images

Thanks to an FCC filing earlier this week, we know Samsung’s next true wireless earbuds are very likely called Galaxy Buds Pro. As previously reported, the Buds Pro design is more akin to the look of the Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Buds+ rather than the bean-shaped earbuds of the Galaxy Buds Live. → Read More

Spotify Wrapped chronicles your 2020 listening habits in a stories-style format

Spotify's annual year-in-review is primed to remind you of what you listened to most in 2020. → Read More

Bad Bunny is Spotify's most-streamed artist of 2020

Spotify has released its year-end charts for 2020, offering further proof that Bad Bunny is very popular. → Read More

Recommended Reading: Using AI to create alarmingly realistic fake people

Recommended Reading highlights the week's noteworthy writing on technology and more. → Read More

Recommended Reading: Apple's AR secret weapon is already in your pocket

Recommended Reading highlights the week's noteworthy writing on technology and more. → Read More

Beats unveils a glow-in-the-dark version of its sporty Powerbeats earbuds

Beats announced a collaboration with fashion brand Ambush: a glow-in-the-dark version of its Powerbeats earbuds for $199.95. → Read More

Kamado Joe unveils a WiFi-connected pellet version of its popular ceramic grill

Kamado Joe has combined the efficiency of ceramic grills with the ease of wood pellets in a new WiFi-connected model. → Read More

These are the headphones, speakers and audio gadgets to gift this season

Here's a list of the best headphones, earbuds, speakers, music equipment and other audio gear to gift this holiday season. → Read More

Mastbuilt's latest Gravity Series smart grill comes with a griddle insert

The Gravity Series 800 Griddle can manage high temperature searing and low-and-slow smoking just like its predecessors, but this grill also comes with a flat-top griddle insert. → Read More

Apple One subscription bundle launches on October 30th

Apple officially revealed its “Apple One” subscription bundle back at the Watch event in September. The Individual plan offers a combo of Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple TV+ and iCloud (50GB) for $14.95 (£14.95) a month. → Read More

Recommended Reading: The challenge of remastering 'Blade Runner'

Recommended Reading highlights the week's noteworthy writing on technology and more. → Read More

The best outdoor gear for the fall

We’ve compiled a list of items to help you make the most of your time on the porch, in the yard or out in the woods this fall. → Read More

Pit Boss adds WiFi to its latest Pro Series pellet grills

Pit Boss has added handy WiFi connectivity to its Pro Series grills without increasing the price. → Read More

Adobe's Fresco painting app is now available on iPhone

Last year, Adobe debuted Fresco: a powerful drawing and painting app that brought the realistic feel of watercolor, oils and more to the iPad and Surface devices. As is typically the case at its annual MAX event with Creative Cloud apps, Adobe is showing off a host of new features that are coming to Fresco. First, the company is adding font support through Adobe Fonts. → Read More

Adobe Illustrator arrives on the iPad

Almost a year after it was announced, Adobe Illustrator for iPad is ready to go to work. → Read More

Beats Flex review: The cost of $50 wireless earbuds

At $50, the Beats Flex covers the basics, including AirPods-quality quick pairing. Unfortunately, there’s one key element the Flex doesn’t do well. → Read More

Beats Flex earbuds offer 12 hours of listening for just $50

Apple is no longer shipping iPhones with a set of wired Lightning buds in the box, so as a consolation, Beats is offering a low-cost alternative. → Read More