Dolby’s Dimension wireless headphones can replace a roomful of speakers

Dolby’s Dimension wireless headphones can replace a roomful of speakers

Dolby Dimension $599 View Product The Good Really well-built and comfy to wear • Great sound with neat ambient listening mode • Snazzy magnetic wireless charging dock The Bad Expensive • Can feel heavy for long use • Audio lags for some streaming services like YouTube • Included pouch dumps dust and lint onto headphones The Bottom Line Dolby’s first wireless headphones ooze high-end, but audio latency for certain video services and a high price tag make them a hard sell. Mashable Score3.5 Cool Factor4.0 Learning Curve4.0 Performance3.0 Bang for…

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Stand out from the crowd with these cut-price laptops and tablets from Microsoft

Stand out from the crowd with these cut-price laptops and tablets from Microsoft

What are your priorities when it comes to a laptop or tablet? For some, it all comes down to power. Others only really care about how it looks. And then there’s the people who just care about how transportable it is. Nobody wants a heavy lump of a laptop after all. Hold on to your hats, because what if we said you could have it all? Microsoft has a range of laptops and tablets that are all about versatility. Some even blur the lines between a laptop and a tablet,…

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Viola Davis quit a 28-day cleanse after two days and we relate so badly

Viola Davis quit a 28-day cleanse after two days and we relate so badly

Viola Davis may be a famous, Oscar-winning movie star. But other than that, she’s just like the rest of us.  At least she was very relatable when she told Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show about a 28-day cleanse she was meant to carry out on the set of her new movie Widows.  The cleanse didn’t allow for neither chewing nor sucking, and Davis just didn’t have time for that.  “I lasted for two days […] I ate a hamburger,” Davis told Fallon and added she’d washed it down with…

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9 gifts for whiskey lovers that aren’t those damn whiskey stones

9 gifts for whiskey lovers that aren’t those damn whiskey stones

What do you get a whiskey lover for the holidays? Whether a distant uncle or your more-cultured-than-you older sister, if your loved one is a fan of whiskey, chances are they’ve been gifted countless weird stones over the years. How many whiskey stones can one person really use? At some point, they’re probably tired of getting literal rocks.  SEE ALSO: 11 gifts for fancy dogs with weirdly human names Here are 9 gifts that aren’t those whiskey stones to give the whiskey drinker in your life.  1A decanter with a…

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We’re obsessed with the latest royal family photo

We’re obsessed with the latest royal family photo

There’s one family we just can’t get enough of. No, no, we’re not talking about the Kardashians.  The younger royals — namely William, Kate, Harry, and Meghan — posed alongside their father Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall for a pretty adorable family pic.  SEE ALSO: Prince Charles reads ‘Harry Potter’ to his grandkids and he does all the voices For Charles’ 70th birthday, Clarence House released a brand new photo of the royal clan with its most recent additions to the fam’ — including Meghan Markle and baby…

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Migos dab away to Whitney Houston in their ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Migos dab away to Whitney Houston in their ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Hip hop trio Migos is DTD to some serious Whitney Houston. Down To Dab, that is.  Migos members Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff joined James Corden for a good old fashioned Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke, where they dabbed away to Whitney Houston’s hit song “I wanna dance with somebody.” Migos then shared the story of how they were the original creators of the word dab.  “Dab was a new word for swag,” Quavo told Corden. “And then people took that one word and […] made the word dab be a…

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Technology has changed the way we get high, forever

Technology has changed the way we get high, forever

This post is part of our High-tech High series, which explores weed innovations, and our cultural relationship with cannabis, as legalization in several U.S. states, Canada, and Uruguay moves the market further out of the shadows. If you want to imagine the future of marijuana in the 2020s, picture a 3-D printer.  Maybe it’s in a kiosk at your local legal recreational dispensary; maybe, if you’re a particular fan of greenery, it’s in your home. Either way, it’s pre-loaded with concentrated liquid forms of all  cannabinoids, the different kinds of…

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Kimmel tears into Trump over the next round of White House firings

Kimmel tears into Trump over the next round of White House firings

Listen, we all knew Donald Trump loved to say those two little words — “You’re fired” — during his time on The Apprentice. But, who knew this love of firing people would continue into his presidency?  Trump is reportedly gearing up to fire Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security Secretary, Chief of Staff John Kelly, and Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel.  Jimmy Kimmel offered up his thoughts on the rumoured departures. “Nielsen has done her best to please the president,” he said. “She strongly supported his policy of taking children…

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Samsung’s next flagship might come with new AI smarts, 8K video recording

Samsung’s next flagship might come with new AI smarts, 8K video recording

This time, it’s not a rumor. On Wednesday, Samsung officially unveiled its next-generation system-on-a-chip for smartphones, the Exynos 9820.  Highlights of the new chip, which is likely to be built into Samsung’s next flagship phone, include a new Neural Processing Unit (NPU), which will power the phone’s AI tasks, as well as video recording in 8K resolution.  SEE ALSO: Samsung says we’ll get new foldable phones every year The new Exynos 9820 is built with an 8-nanometer process and has eight CPU cores, coupled with an ARM Mali-G76 graphics processing…

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Shop Black Friday laptop deals a week early

Shop Black Friday laptop deals a week early

Looking for a laptop on sale? You’re in luckBlack Friday is almost here, and so are all those deals you’ve been anxiously waiting for all year. And though Black Friday doesn’t officially start until Nov. 23, there are already lots of laptop sales trickling in.  Whether you need a 2-in-1, a Chromebook, a gaming laptop, or something else, there are plenty of laptops on sale from from the likes of Dell, HP, Asus, and Alienware on sale at places like Walmart, Best Buy, Amazon, and more. SEE ALSO: Best Black…

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