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We're here at the opening CES keynoted by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, and the parade of wearables has just begun. The firm's head honcho has just unveiled a pair of smart earbuds that can track your heart rate (and display it on a companion app), keep tabs on your running and get their power from yo...

January 6th 2014 at 9:57pm 0 Comments
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So you stood outside all night to be the first person in line at your local Apple Store just to get your hands on a gold iPhone 5s. Or maybe you dropped upwards of a thousand dollars on eBay because you couldn't track down a gilded Apple smartphone yourself. Either way, these 18-carat gold earbuds...

September 24th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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If you saw my post earlier today about Klingg, you might think that a new Kickstarter project -- Elroy -- is similar. Both hold onto your clothing, both have something to do with earbuds. But that's where the similarity stops. Elroy is a tiny Bluetooth device that's meant to do away with long e...

April 2nd 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Tangled earbuds may pass as artwork in Portland(ia), but in real life, they're nothing short of an irritating mess. Fortunately, that's where Bluetooth alternatives come into play, and there's a new set that combines style and intelligent functions. Meet Elroy, the brainchild of Timbuk2's founder,...

March 18th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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As if supersized sodas weren't a big enough target, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a new target in his quest to improve the health of New Yorkers -- the earbud. As reported in the New York Post, Bloomberg is kicking off an educational campaign to warn city dwellers about the dangers of pumping...

March 11th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

March 11th 2013 at 12:47pm 0 Comments
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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Brandon, who needs some earbuds that won't leave his head when he's on the treadmill. If you're looking to ask one of your own, drop us a...

December 15th 2012 at 10:38pm 0 Comments