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myCharge PowerGear Sound review: Rugged charging case for wireless earbuds

Clamshell protection for Powerbeats or other wireless earbuds, along with an internal battery for recharging.

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Wacom Bamboo Slate review: Smartpad marries traditional note-taking to online output

Clipboard style smartpad bridges the gap between handwriting and keyboarding, but clunky software tarnishes the results.

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TrackR Bravo review: It’s like Find My iPhone for everything else you own

A slim, keychain-friendly disc made of lightweight, anodized aluminum that can be used to find lost or misplaced belongings.

Rapid review: Uno Noteband wearable

In this quick video review, CIO.com Managing Editor Al Sacco goes hands-on with the Uno Noteband wearable notification monitor and fitness tracker.

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Fiio X7 review: A portable digital audio player designed for high-resolution sound

The X7 provides access to files and formats that some players—incuding Apple's—don't support.

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HTC's Vive VR headset put me on Mount Everest, and I was utterly terrified

The Vive is the only VR setup I've tried immersive enough to trigger my incredible fear of heights during a demo at CES 2016.

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BoomStick makes your cheap Apple EarPods sound (almost) as good as Beats

Audio algorithms help make cheap earphones sound good and high-end headphones sound even better.