Billy Steele

Associate Editor
A tech writer by day and a graphic designer by night, he was ushered in to the gadget world by an Atari and its vices: Frogger and Grand Prix. Little did he know that this was training for the undefeated seasons he would string together in NCAA Football (RIP). He covers the audio beat, spanning everything from headphones to streaming. He's also a Cheez-It expert.

Articles by Billy Steele

08.18.16
Spotify's first documentary recalls the early days of Metallica (updated)
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Spotify's first documentary recalls the early days of Metallica (updated)

The four-part "Landmark -- Metallica: The Early Years" is available for streaming today.

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08.16.16
DraftKings and FanDuel's group features make daily fantasy more social
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DraftKings and FanDuel's group features make daily fantasy more social

Private groups for contests between friends could lure more traditional fantasy sports fanatics.

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08.16.16
Grovemade and Joey Roth team up on wooden desktop speakers
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Grovemade and Joey Roth team up on wooden desktop speakers

The Portland-based industrial designer has moved on from porcelain to tackle maple and walnut.

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08.15.16
Jabra's latest sport headphones track more of your fitness regime
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Jabra's latest sport headphones track more of your fitness regime

New versions of the Sport Pulse and Sport Coach wireless headphones monitor VO2 Max levels and count your reps.

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08.15.16
Spotify revamps its kids category to help with early learning
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Spotify revamps its kids category to help with early learning

"Kids and Family" encourages parents to talk, read and sing along with young children.

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08.12.16
Reuters: Congressional leaders were briefed on DNC hack last year
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Reuters: Congressional leaders were briefed on DNC hack last year

Sources say the matter was kept secret while intelligence officials monitored the attackers.

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08.11.16
Arcano Systems' chiptune synth offers 80s video game nostalgia
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Arcano Systems' chiptune synth offers 80s video game nostalgia

Recreate Nintendo NES, Famicom and Commodore 64 sounds with this $80 gadget.

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