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Jony Ive had one wacky idea for Apple's mixed reality headset

A new report details Apple's internal conflicts over its long-rumored mixed reality headset and the odd features it might ship with.

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Asus’s wild new Evangelion collab lets you anime your whole PC setup

We initially thought the collab was a few pieces of hardware, but it turns out Asus is releasing Evangelion-themed computer peripherals and clothing.

Design

Leaks show DJI wants to conquer the indoor FPV drone market too

Corroborating information from two reputable drone leakers say that DJI has an indoor FPV drone in the works.

Tech

The $130 Sennheiser Sport wireless earbuds are gym bag champs

The Sennheiser Sport wireless earbuds make for weak daily drivers, but their fitness-focused design is perfect for workouts.

Reviews

Aura Strap 2 adds body fat, muscle, and water-tracking to Apple Watches

The sensors built right into the Aura Strap 2 add a wealth of body-tracking information that you can’t with the Apple Watch’s default Fitness app.

Tech

EcoFlow’s portable AC makes summer camping suck less

The EcoFlow Wave portable air conditioner blasts 4,000BTU into your tent, RV, or car, and can run up to eight hours in its timed mode.

Tech

Teenage Engineering packed 100 features into its $2,000 synthesizer

The OP-1 Field follows up on its popular portable synth from 2011, but upgraded with a ton of modern features.

Tech

Input remembers the iPod

Apple brought an end to the iPod this week, so the staff of Input decided to eulogize the iconic music player — and its competitors.

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Sony's Xperia 1 IV has camera features other phones can only dream of

The latest Android phone from Sony can handle serious photography, live streaming, and heavy 3D gaming. But is it worth $1,600?

Tech

Mark Zuckerberg plays Pokémon-like AR game using Cambria headset

Mark Zuckerberg showed off one of the big improvements of Meta's next headset: full-color video passthrough.

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Sony's WH-1000XM5 have slimmer, lighter design and even stronger ANC

The best-in-class ANC over-headphones finally get a much-needed makeover, inside and out.

Tech

Reliable Apple leaker says iPhone 15 will ditch Lightning port for USB-C

A report says that Apple will abandon Lightning for USB-C for its iPhone coming out in 2023. This is what everyone wants, right?

Tech

Google’s pitch for AR glasses: live, universal translation

In a short demo video at its developer conference, Google showed off prototype AR glasses with live Google Translate built-in.

Google I/O 2022

Google’s Pixel 6a seems like an unbeatable value

Google’s latest 5G Android smartphone costs $449 and packs so many features. It might just be the best phone value of the year.

Google I/O 2022

Google previews Pixel Tablet, says it cares about tablets again

The tech giant teased a new Pixel Tablet at Google I/O 2022 that's supposed to be a "perfect companion" to your Pixel phone. But it's not coming until 2023.

Google I/O 2022

Google’s Pixel Buds Pro look like a respectable AirPods Pro alternative

The Pixel Buds Pro will have active noise cancellation and transparency mode, and Google is planning to add spatial audio support later this year.

Google I/O 2022