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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...

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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...

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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...

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By now, you're probably familiar with Apple's latest earbuds. But are they an improvement over their arguably disposable predecessor, you ask? You bet. Still, they're not going to win out over high-end or even mid-range audio options. That's to be expected, though -- the EarPods do sound better, a...

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Yes, finally -- finally -- Apple's years-long headphone debacle may finally be at an end, with the introduction this morning of redesigned earbuds. Their new name: "EarPods." Like so many things from today's Apple press conference, the new earphones look an awful lot like a leak we saw earlier thi...

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The last we saw some colorful headphones from Klipsch was when it introduced the purple Lou Reed X10i in-ears last holiday season. Just in time for the summer, the headphone maker is unleashing a rugged version of its S4i earbuds -- and in four vibrant finishes, no less (red, yellow, orange and bl...

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In the interest of keeping cool this summer, we've put together a list of the hottest products out right now. From smartphones to e-readers and everything in between, there's no time like the present to re-up that post-spring-cleaning stash. So grab a popsicle or a cold one and dive in -- the water...

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You've seen earbud zombies before -- they're the people who are walking or riding around with noise-isolating earphones plugged into their ears, totally oblivious to traffic noise, people talking or yelling at them, or the sound of screeching tires just before they get hit by a car. A few weeks...

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While the world seems to be beating a path to the door of manufacturers of noise-canceling earphones, inventor Tammy Erdel has a much better idea that could save some lives. AIRbudz replace the removable earbuds on your favorite set of earphones and allow the sound around you to mix with the ...

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Sometimes we don't even need a reason to do a giveaway of some fun swag. Our friends at Wicked Audio were in the giving mood, so we teamed up with them to give away three pairs of their new Metallics earbuds. The Metallics (US$12.99) are noise-isolating earbuds that are extremely lightweight ...

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