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How Sennheiser Designs Serious Headphones For A Smartphone Generation

How Sennheiser Designs Serious Headphones For A Smartphone Generation

For decades, German audio company Sennheiser has made some of the best headphones you can buy, regardless of whether you’re trying to keep it thrifty or splurge. In recent years, though, the legacy brand has had to adapt its technology to an era when how consumers listen to music has…

Build For Locals And Tourists Will Come: Vegas’ Plan For Its Downtown

Build For Locals And Tourists Will Come: Vegas’ Plan For Its Downtown

Between the Downtown Project’s area and the Arts District is the new Las Vegas City Hall, a gleaming mirage of a building surrounded by a forest of photovoltaics. This is where the city leadership moved after it leased its old City Hall to Tony Hsieh’s company Zappos — a move…

Do Regular People Actually Care About CES?

Do Regular People Actually Care About CES?

The past week at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show, we saw a ton of cool, crazy and downright unbelievable technology. Inevitably, in this orgy of tech nerdliness, some of what we saw will have a huge impact, while some will be doomed to vapourware status. But for the normal,…