The North Face’s High-Tech FutureLight Fabric Set to Revolutionize Outwear

Clothing isn’t normally considered high-tech, but The North Face applied advanced technologies to create and weave a new type of fabric that is set to change the way we exercise outside. Called FutureLight, this revolutionary fabric does the seemingly impossible — it breathes, letting out moisture, while also being fully waterproof and windproof.

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The Best Sleep Tracker

Sleep trackers come in four basic varieties: apps that use sonic feedback via your smartphone’s microphone to track your sleep-related vitals; wearable sensors for your wrist, finger or forehead; under-mattress sensor pads; and, smart beds with built-in sleep tracking technology. Over the last couple of months, I’ve been experimenting with these various sleep-tracking solutions, and five criteria emerged as the best way to choose the best sleep tracker.

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How To Overcome Consumer Smart Home Compatibility/Security Concerns

Just how private are voice-activated smart speakers? Just how secure is footage captured by Wi-Fi cameras? Just how compatible – and smart – are smart homeproducts? 

These are just a few questions retailers trying to sell fancy new smart home products face from consumers on the sales floor.

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dCS Launches HiRes Audio Campaign With 1st Legends Award

Surrounded by his recording engineer peers, master mastering engineer and 11-time Grammy winner Bob Ludwig was presented the first dCS Legends award at an event Tuesday night during this week’s annual Audio Engineering Society confab in New York.

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Nest Aware Makes Whole Home DIY Security Affordable

Google is adding audio monitoring to its Nest Aware video security monitoring service next year to let you know if something is amiss at home. So you’ll be able to use one of the new Nest Mini smart speakers to listen for an alarm from any smoke alarm you own, not only Nest’s, and send you an alert when it does. 

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11 Attractive Cases to Protect Your iPhone 11

We confront our annual iPhone paradox: we buy Apple’s latest gleaming, immaculately designed phone, then we rush to wrap and hide this beauteous object inside a plastic or leather case. While encasing your new iPhone 11 makes little aesthetic sense, it obviously makes economic sense – that new phone is pricey. And, if you keep it in good condition, you can trade in your iPhone for hundreds of dollars. 

So if you have or are planning to purchase in a new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max, here’s a collection of 11 high-quality cases to protect your investment. 

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11 Things to Try in iOS 13

It is not a matter of if but of when you upgrade your existing iPhone to the new iOS 13 operating system. There are so many changes to so many apps, it’ll feel as if you actually got a new iPhone 11. Except you don’t have to buy a new iPhone – all iPhones dating back to the iPhone SE and 6s, as well as the 7th generation iPod Touch, which came out this past May, can be upgraded to iOS 13 to take advantage of a wealth of new features and functions…

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20 Awesome Things We Saw at the IFA Tech Show

IFA, Europe’s biggest consumer electronics show is always a hotbed of new products introductions. This year’s show was especially rich in innovative, unique, and even eye brow-raising new gear. After walkiing the two-dozen-plus buildings that house IFA on the Messe Berlin fair grounds for a few days last week, we found 20 awesome products that we’d love to own.

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Personalized sound for every concert goer: Today Aerosmith, tomorrow at a venue near you

Imagine perfect sound quality at every live show. Dream on, you say? It’s real: THX and Mixhalo are democratizing live audio so Steven Tyler’s screeching vocals will follow you around — and every seat in the house will be the best seat in the house.

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Apple Debuts Lackluster iPhone 11 and 11 Pro iPhones

There’s not a lot that’s new for Apple’s latest iPhones, the 6.1-inch iPhone 11, 5.8-inch iPhone 11 Pro and the 6.5-inch iPhone 11 Pro Max. Yes, there is a bump in processing power, better battery life and some camera upgrades, but no new must-have features for iPhone X or Xs owners, including no support for 5G networks, which deliver 1Gbps speeds while you’re on the go. 

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