What makes wearables wearable?

What makes wearables wearable?
“Acceptance is a big issue with wearables,” says Ichiro Amimori as he zips himself into a black compression top trimmed with a network of Tron-style silver lines, “but then again, in the 13th Century, people in Japan didn’t wear eyeglasses.” Amimori is the co-founder and CEO of Xenoma – a Tokyo-based firm specialising in wearable motion tracking tech.  He’s modelling... Read More

Apple HomePod isn’t an Amazon Echo rival – it’s a Sonos killer

Apple HomePod isn’t an Amazon Echo rival – it’s a Sonos killer
For months, analysts all over the industry foretold the coming of the Siri Speaker – a Wi-Fi audio device from Apple that had a home assistant baked right in.  They said it would be Apple’s answer to the Amazon Echo or the Google Home, and those who were close to it said those were the products Apple engineers looked to emulate. ... Read More

The best wireless headphones available today

The best wireless headphones available today
Wireless headphones can be polarizing. Not everyone loves the idea of dropping the stalwart 3.5mm jack. But, listen, it's possible to get that pristine audio quality that wired headsets provided along with the convenience of wire-free listening. All you need is a pair of awesome wireless headphones, and thankfully we've rounded up 10 of the best right here.  You might've... Read More

The best free alternative to Adobe Lightroom 2017

The best free alternative to Adobe Lightroom 2017
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom has two main functions: processing images, and organizing them (through tags, naming, rating, and metadata). It's hugely popular among professional and hobbyist photographers thanks to its ability to process photos in batches and optimize workflow, but it's not the only option – there are several superb free alternatives that are almost as powerful. Like Lightroom, all the... Read More