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High-End & High-Tech Comfort In Every(!) Room Of The House

Considering the high number of intensely personal activities performed behind their closed doors, it’s somewhat surprising that the bathroom is seen as the last high-tech-free bastion. But bathroom fixture and accessory suppliers are making up for lost time by creating a wide … Continue reading

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Top Products At IFA 2018

A roundup of top products from IFA for TWICE.com, which you can read here.

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How Will TV Makers Compete With VR?

For VR to go mainstream, there may need to be a non-helmet, group-sharing counterpart—wider TVs with paradigm-snapping viewing capabilities. Are there any on the horizon? Find out why or why not here.

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Smart LED Lights — Not the Brightest Bulbs Yet, but Getting Smarter

Light bulbs are a universal sign for a bright idea (pun intended), but are smart bulbs actually smart? I explored the smart bulb subject for re/code, which you can read here.

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The History of DVD

Back in 2007, just as Blu-ray was being introduced, I authored a history of DVD for the now-defunct magazine DVD Etc. Since the magazine is gone, I thought I’d rescue this history from publishing obscurity. So here is the story … Continue reading

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Philips Fidelio NC1 Noise-Canceling Headphones Review

Here are two associated posts from Techlicious concerning the new Philips Fidelio NC1 noise canceling headphones: first, a straight-up review of the new Philips’ phones, and an updated version of my “best noise canceling headphones” roundup in which the Philips … Continue reading

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Sharp Aquos UHD TVs Get Android TV OS

My Techlicious report on the new Sharp Aquos smart UHDs running Android.  

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What Are the Best ________ Headphones?

I did a series of categorized “best headphone” roundups for Electronic House magazine. These include: Best Noise Canceling Headphones Best Audiophile In-Ear Phones Best Sub-$150 Headphones Best Big Bass Headphones Best Audiophile Magnetic Planar Headphones Best In-Ear Bluetooth Phones Best … Continue reading

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The History of DVD (Part 1)

[Note: This story was written in 2007 and contains contemporary information and speculation that may no longer be accurate.] Panasonic, Philips, and Pioneer are marketing the bejesus out of their respective recordable DVD decks. There are likely ads for one, … Continue reading

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The History of DVD (Part 2)

[Note: This story was written in 2007 and contains contemporary information and speculation that may no longer be accurate.] In Part 1 of this History of DVD, we recounted the behind-the-scenes efforts of Philips and Toshiba to develop a next-generation … Continue reading

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