James began writing for music magazines in the UK during the '90s. After a few failed attempts at a DJ career, he carved out a living reviewing DJ and music production gear. Now he lives in the Bay Area, covering drones, fitness tech and culture, though he keeps his DJ gear plugged in and on show. You never know.
GoPro Hero 7 Black review: An action camera for the social age
Live streaming and smooth video make the new GoPro a winner for those who love to share.
Native Instruments’ latest performance controllers do beats on a budget
Newbie DJs and producers have plenty to get excited about.
DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom: Everything you need to know
Optical zoom or Hasselblad camera? No one said choosing a drone was easy.
Pro drone racing confronts its amateur roots
Can the fledgling sport overcome its "flying toy" image?
Nuraphones update adds noise-cancellation and 'transparency' mode
Nura's quirky Nuraphones are getting a lot smarter at no extra cost.
Sonos Beam review: Smart features trump minor audio compromises
Bringing the soundbar into the smart home era.
PAX’s ‘Session Control’ helps you control your vape high
Don't get me wrong it's not a new method.
A closer look at Sonos Beam: Smaller, smarter and more connected
Equal parts soundbar, smart speaker and music center.
Sonos Beam is a smart soundbar with HDMI and AirPlay 2
Smell you later Playbar.