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.
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Ain't nothin' going on but the event.
Huawei reveals the Watch 2 at MWC 2017
It's been two years since the company released its first Android Wear device.
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Amazon's delivery drones could drop packages with parachutes
What could go wrong?
GoPro's troubled Karma drone is back on sale today
A revised battery clasp and several test flights later, Karma's back in stores.
Hip-hop's most influential sampler gets a 2017 reboot
The MPC series from Akai is back with two new standalone models.
Pioneer takes on Korg with its first analog synthesizer
Korg kinda has the mini-synth thing locked down, at least it did.
Teenage Engineering's next synth wirelessly syncs with Basslet
The portable OP-Z will have tactile bass without an ugly dongle (if you have a Basslet).
Technology helped me through the emotional roller coaster of CES
It was a stressful week in Las Vegas, but gadgets came to the rescue.