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Peter Cao

March 1, 2019

Every now and then, I’ll stumble upon a product that tries too hard to be different to the point where it’s not worth taking a look at. However, this isn’t the case for the nuraphone headphones by nura.

Originally a Kickstarter, the amount of technology and innovations made with the nuraphone have put it in its own category of headphone. But not everything is rainbows and daisies.

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January 21, 2019

As the headphone jack begins to disappear from more and more portable devices, Bluetooth, and more specifically, ANC headphones have become super popular. Right out of left field, Microsoft announced its first-generation Surface Headphones earlier this year which feature ANC, Bluetooth, and charging over USB-C.

So, how do they stack up against the competition?

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October 11, 2018

After admitting that Bluetooth was an okay standard for wireless audio, I’ve been on the hunt for a set of wireless headphones that work well, sound great, and are comfortable and versatile. Enter the Sony WH-1000XM3.

I’ve tried everything from the Bose QC35 II’s, Bang and Olufsen H9i, Bowers & Wilkins PX, and many more. Each of these claim to feature noice cancellation, which is something a lot of consumers are looking for when buying headphones. Most recently, Sony announced the third iteration in its WH-1000X series, the 1000XM3s (Mark III’s), and these are really close to being the headphones I’ve been searching for.

Head below to learn why.

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June 25, 2018

A few years back when the original 12-inch MacBook came out in 2015, people were clamoring for a monitor that could not only send video, but also audio, and power to the notebook all over a single USB-C cable.

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May 24, 2018

There are a wide selection of wireless chargers out there for your iPhone. They come in all different shapes and sizes to fit different tastes and uses. And one potentially untapped market when it comes to wireless charging for your iPhone, is compact, on-the-go charging.

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May 9, 2018

Steam announced today that it will be rolling out its Steam Link and Steam Video apps on the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Android soon.

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April 24, 2018

Starting and producing a podcast on your own can be expensive. You’ll need to get your own microphone, let alone a software suite that you’ll have to both learn and manage to use in a short period of time.

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April 11, 2018

expiredCoach offers up Apple Watch bands at a discount, including floral print, Rexy and more

While not greatly advertised at all, Coach does indeed sell bands for the Apple Watch. However, unlike most third-party band makers, Coach is willing to charge a premium for its bands. Today, the company is offering a sale on its Watch bands from $75 all the way up to $190 a piece. Pricing will vary between band types and even which color you decide to go with. Head below for more…

March 17, 2018

Behind the Screens is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Next up is Peter Cao, an editor at 9to5Mac.

Where do I start? I’ve gone through multiple moves in the past, each time completely remaking my desk setup. In January 2018, that started over again.

While my setup is very much a work in progress, it’s functional enough for my day to day responsibilities at 9to5, which is all that matters.

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