The turntable revolution is upon us

At CES 2016, the tech industry’s biggest trade show, we didn’t quite anticipate a full-on embrace of a retrograde, once-upon-a-time technology. But that’s exactly what we saw. Yes, vinyl is back, and CES attendees didn’t flinch when three companies with well-established reputations opted to showcase their latest innovations in turntable tech. Each of three turntables we saw showcased a different approach to bringing the retro device into today's market, which means they each cater to a distinct

Sequel to most popular mirrorless camera is a step up

Sony has finally revealed the long-awaited follow-up to its mega-popular A6000 mirrorless camera, the new Sony Alpha A6300 (MSRP $999 body-only). The A6000 scored points with users thanks to its combination of small size, big performance, and affordable price. While Sony has billed the A6300 as the successor to the A6000, we think it's more like a big brother–largely due to the improved performance and, subsequently, the inflated price.

$20 Marley earbuds: Redemption for cheap headphones

We’ve all been there before: Your headphones just broke and you’re at the store looking for some replacement in-ears. You just want good, basic earbuds and the salesperson seems only interested in pushing the $200 models. Ask about the $20 'buds on the lower rack and you'll probably be told something along the lines of "you get what you pay for." But while that's true most of the time, the House of Marley Smile Jamaica (MSRP: $19.99) in-ear headphones are the exception to that rule.