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Small heads, safe ears: The best headphones for kids

These days, kids need headphones, too. We looked at a slew of cans designed to fit your child's head while protecting their hearing.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Rockin' docks

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes several docks for charging and syncing -- and maybe even for putting it at the center of your home-entertainment system.

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Fix This App: Overcast for iOS

Overcast is an almost-perfect podcast manager for iOS, but adding a few key features would make it even better.

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iQ5 microphone review: iOS accessory delivers solid sound from a small package

Zoom's iQ5 is small Lightning connector microphone that offers good sound and flexible features.

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Capo touch 2.0 review: Use your iPad to learn how to play your favorite songs

Capo touch’s ability to slow down or speed up music, raise or lower the key, and loop regions can help musicians at all skill levels learn and practice new songs.

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These old-timey Radio Shack photos prove techies have been nerding out since 1931

Just as Radio Shack moves to reinvent itself for 2014, we look at the most adorable photos from the company's archives.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Making sweet music

This week's roundup of new iOS accessories includes gear for making music, listening to tunes, and sharing both with your friends.

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Reborn Walkman steals some of Pono's hi-res audio thunder

Neil Young's PonoPlayer arrives in a few months to deliver high-resolution audio playback to serious audiophiles. But you can get your hands on Sony's NWZ-ZX1 Walkman now -- if you're willing to pay up for this high-res audio music player.

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Turtle Shell waterproof Bluetooth speakers offer long battery life, durability

Short of being submerged, the speakers can handle a dousing and still crank out the music over Bluetooth.

How do Turtle Shell's waterproof Bluetooth speakers sound?

The real draw for these speakers is their durability. They're rated to IPX-5 standards so short of being submerged they'll continue playing your tunes.

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Soundhawk is a wearable for your ear that fine-tunes all the world's noises

When's the last time you actually heard a conversation in a noisy restaurant? SoundHawk wants to help you cut through the din to hear what matters.