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Leica’s $10,000 Black-And-White-only Camera Was So Popular They Built A Third Version

In 2012, Leica's inaugural Monochrom turned heads all around with its "limited" black-and-white functionality and astronomic price point. For a digital camera that was limited to black-and-white shooting, the Monochrom cost an astronomical USD 10,000. The Leica M10 Monochrom. Image: Leica This year, the Monochrom gets a redo based on

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Bose To Shutter All 119 Retail Stores In North America, Europe, Japan, Australia

Massachusetts-based upscale audio manufacturer Bose has announced plans to permanently shut down brick-and-mortar stores in Australia, Europe, Japan and North America. Most widely known for its popular QC-series of noise cancelling headphones, Bose has also eked out a solid reputation for hi-fi audio components like CD players and speakers. More

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Cool Tech of CES 2020: Mind-Reading, Modular Cameras, Booze & Beauty

We're still reeling from the sensory overload of CES 2020, attendants were swarmed by headline exhibits and launches. This year, we saw Sony's self-driving prototype that catapulted them into the automotive space, Nikon's new D780 DSLR, Withing's new wearable that would undercut and outdo Apple, and Shure's Aonic line that

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Withings ScanWatch Takes On Apple With ECG, Sleep Apnea Health Features At CES 2020

Withings, a health wearable company based in France, has announced the ScanWatch at CES 2020. Stylish and refined on the outside, the Withings ScanWatch is the first wearable to combine medical-grade single-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) readouts with sleep apnea detection - a health condition that affects about a billion people worldwide.

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Shure Launches Aonic True Wireless Earbuds, ANC Headphone At CES 2020

American professional audio heavyweight Shure has announced a brand-new line of premium wireless consumer products at CES 2020. Dubbed Aonic, the line premieres with the Aonic 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones and the Aonic 215 True Wireless Sound Isolating Earphones.  "The biggest legends in music - Elvis, The Beatles, Jimi

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Ten Pieces of Tech That Changed The Decade, Ranked (2010-2019)

Remember 2010? You might, but I don't think you do. Let's jog your memory: the birth of life-changing apps Instagram, Kickstarter and Flipboard. The very first iPad unveiled alongside the iPhone 4, and Team Android gets its very first Nexus smartphone - the precursor to today's Pixel smartphones. 4G starts

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Has Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 Caught Up With Apple’s A13 Bionic? Not Really.

It's comfortable at the top, and Apple's 2019 releases reflect that much. While the iPhone 11 Pro showcased huge leaps in display, camera and battery performance, the A13 chipset within had uncharacteristically single-digit improvements over its predecessor the A12. Image: Qualcomm Anecdotally, Qualcomm's best chipsets have been about two years

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VR Zone’s 2019 Christmas Gift Guide: Gadgets For Every Category & Budget

The holiday season has beset us yet again - the endless jingle of Christmas tunes a constant reminder that we've got limited time and a long list of friends and family to snag gifts for. Fret not: here's a comprehensive guide, arranged by category and price-points so you don't emerge

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Older Google Pixels Get On-Device Voice Processing & Other Upgrades

Owners of the Google Pixel 4 rejoice: the new update brings revolutionary new features to Singaporeans across different With the all new "next generation" Assistant, Google claims better response times to voice-based requests, with on-device speech processing eliminating the need to wait for processing to be done on the cloud. 

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