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The Rock’s latest headphones are earbuds with bold battery claims

Under Armour / JBL Gyms might be closed in some parts of the US and across the globe, but that’s not stopping Under Armour and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson from releasing a new pair of true wireless earbuds. The UA Project Rock True Wireless X – Engineered by JBL (that’s a mouthful of a name, …

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Here’s everything Apple announced at its iPhone 12 event

Apple Apple made us wait to get a glimpse of its 2020 iPhone lineup, and now it’s easy to see why. All told, it announced four new iPhone models on Tuesday. Add that a more affordable HomePod mini speaker, and it was a jam-packed event. iPhone 12 Apple Apple didn’t lead off with the iPhone …

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Here’s everything Apple announced at its ‘Time Flies’ event

Apple didn’t announce any new iPhones at its latest keynote but it still had plenty of new devices to share, including two new Watch models, and an iPad Air that features a new design. The company also detailed its new Apple One subscription bundles and Fitness+ service. Apple Watch Series 6 Apple Apple started Tuesday’s …

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Arturia’s KeyStep 37 is a $199 MIDI controller with scale and strum modes

Arturia Arturia’s KeyStep family is getting a bit bigger with the announcement of the KeyStep 37. The new $199 controller fits in between the $149 KeyStep and $449 KeyStep Pro. As you might have guessed from its name, it features 37 velocity-sensitive slimkeys with aftertouch, giving it five more keys than the already hefty KeyStep. …

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Samsung’s Galaxy Fit 2 can run for two weeks on a single charge

Samsung When it comes to fitness trackers, consumers are spoiled for choice. Between devices from Fitbit, Garmin and now even Amazon, there’s probably a device out there suited for everyone, no matter their specific needs. But that same amount of choice can make it difficult for some trackers to stand out. Samsung’s Galaxy Fit is …

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The Mate 40 will feature Huawei’s final high-end Kirin processor

Huanqiu.com via Getty Images When the Mate 40 comes out later this year, it will be the last Huawei phone to feature one of its own high-end Kirin processors. Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer business, shared the news during a speech he made at the 2020 Summit of the China Information Technology Association. …

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The nostalgic Intellivision Amico console is delayed until 2021

Intellivision The Intellivision Amico will miss its October 2020 release window (via Polygon). Intellivision CEO Tommy Tallarico announced the delay during a livestream the company hosted on Wednesday to show off gameplay footage of games coming to the console. As you might have guessed, the delay is due to various challenges caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. …

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Dreadbox’s portable Typhon analog synth is loaded with effects

Dreadbox It’s not hard to find portable synths, but they typically have one or two effects at most — even larger models (with some exceptions) tend to only have a few. You won’t have that issue with Dreadbox’s just-introduced Typhon, however. As Synth Anatomy notes, the USB-powered analog mono synth includes 12 DSP stereo effects, …

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Apple is removing Force Touch from watchOS 7

Chris Velazco / Engadget When Apple releases watchOS 7 later this year, users can look forward to new features like sleep tracking. However, they’ll also have to make do without one of the wearable’s signature gestures. Not mentioned in yesterday’s keynote is that the company is moving away from Force Touch. If you’re not familiar with the …

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Save $199 on Apple’s latest 13-inch MacBook Pro at Amazon

Sponsored Links Dana Wollman / Engadget Apple’s 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro is less than a month old, but you can already save on some models. Amazon has discounted the 8th-generation Core i5, 512GB model to $1,300, down from $1,499. The company has also reduced the price of the 10th-generation Core i5, 1TB variant to $1,800, down from …

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