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Billy Steele


Greensboro, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Billy:

Jabra Elite 85h review: Noise cancellation to rival Bose and Sony

Jabra gives Bose and Sony a run for their money in some ways, but where it really matters, it comes up short. → Read More

Spotify's latest playlist combines music and news for your commute

It's no secret Spotify wants to know more about what you do in your car, and today the company is officially debuting a new playlist for your commute. "Your Dai... → Read More

Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists

The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the back of streaming... → Read More

Fox Sports will stream every Women's World Cup game in 4K

Fox says it plans to add 4K livestreams to more streaming devices in the future. → Read More

iTunes isn't dead

I'll admit it. I had an emotional response to the idea that iTunes, the app that shaped my digital music habit, could be on the way out. With every iPod I owned... → Read More

All you need to control your Mac or iOS device is your voice

Apple's latest accessibility tool is powerful voice control. → Read More

Apple Watch can help save your hearing and track your menstrual cycle

It wouldn't be WWDC without new features for Apple Health. We knew the company had big plans for the app this year based on Tim Cook's comments in January, but... → Read More

Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more on the web. → Read More

Teenage Engineering started a record label for songs made with its synths

Teenage Engineering is well-known for doing things its own way. The Stockholm-based synth company's latest project isn't another compact instrument, it's a reco... → Read More

Master & Dynamic MW65 review: Almost the perfect headphones

Master & Dynamic has been making some of the world's best-looking headphones since 2014. The company uses premium materials like leather and anodized alumin... → Read More

Bose adds Google Assistant to its smart speakers and soundbars

As promised, Bose adds Google Assistant to its line of voice-enable speakers and soundbars. → Read More

PicoBrew's new kits let you homebrew beer with your ingredients

A complete DIY approach on a PicoBrew device is no longer limited to the pricey Pico Z. → Read More

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more on the web. → Read More

Korg is working on a new DIY digital synth, no soldering required

When it comes to tiny synthesizers, Teenage Engineering's Pocket Operators immediately come to mind. Korg may give the company more competition later this year... → Read More

Recommended Reading: Google Duplex still confuses restaurants

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more on the web. → Read More

Korg's Volca Nubass is a vacuum tube analog synthesizer

Korg's Nutube tech has a new home: the latest Volca mini synth. → Read More

Skullcandy's take on Apple's AirPods will only cost you $80

If I've learned anything in the time since Apple's original AirPods debuted, it's that there are a lot of people who don't mind wearing earbuds that extend down... → Read More

The best streaming apps for kids

If you're looking for a more controlled streaming environment for your little ones, we've got the answers. → Read More

How to manage your child’s screen time

Managing your kids screen time is hard, but important. Here's how to do it. → Read More

Master & Dynamic's MW65 are its first noise-cancelling headphones

Last year, Master & Dynamic filled a gap in its headphone lineup with the MW07 true wireless earbuds, but the company was still missing one key feature: noi... → Read More