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2015 Jabra Sport Coach Bluetooth Earphones Update & Warranty Claims In Asia

I noticed some strange behavior in the last week or so with the Jabra Sport Coach. They would mysteriously disconnect from my phone. Reconnect some time later. The charge would last about an hour instead of five. The volume buttons weren’t responsive anymore.

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2015 Jabra Sport Coach Earphones Review

After my last promo pair of earphones crapped out, and I decided that it was too tedious to go through a replacement policy, I went and finally got myself some Bluetooth earphones. I wanted good ones, but not too expensive. I settled on the Jabra Sport Coach Earphones. They were available locally for $105.

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Smartphone Stories: iPhone 6 Plus First Impression & Review

I’ve had bad luck with Android phones. Granted, my 2013 HTC One M8 lasted until last year, when I lost it while riding on my scooter in an unfamiliar place while it was raining. It got run over a few times by cars. I reported it lost at the nearest police station, and after a few days I got it back. Surprisingly enough, it was still running, even though the screen looked completely messed up.

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2015 KTM Super Duke 1290 R & Quick Shifting

I was a bit sad to realize that the Super Duke’s engine cannot support any kind of quick shifter. There have been reports of engine blowouts once these have been used with quick shifters, and the warranty is voided once you fit one on your SDR. BMW, Ducati, and MV Agusta have models that come with quick shifters that will do up and down shifts without needing to use the clutch. BMW started it on a S1000R, then they disseminated it amongst the models of their line, including the S1000RR and the R1200 GS. The Ducati Panigale 1299 also comes with one, as does the MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800 RR.

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Apple Watch Event “Spring Forward”

Just like almost everyone in the technology world and beyond, I spent time watching the liveblog of the Apple Watch event a few days ago. First things first, the new 12″ MacBook looks great. It fits in great with the current product line, and it will be a great replacement for my MacBook Pro 17, when combined with an iMac 27 Retina.

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Chinese Star N9500 Phone Comes Pre-Installed with Malware

Plenty of phones comes with bloatware, but most of the time, manufacturers tend to limit the scope of these and won’t include malware. Well, the Chinese seem to have taken it up a notch, and will deliver you a phone that comes standard with malware!

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Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/06/19/chinese-star-n9500-phone-malware/#ixzz36PTioKpQ

Damson Headbones: Bone Conduction Headphones to Rock Your Brain Box

I seem to remember there being some bone conduction headphones on the market a few years back, but these are the first that I’ve come across in a while. These headphones look like an interesting middle ground between headphones and earphones.

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Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/06/19/damson-bone-conduction-headphones/#ixzz36PT6uuK9


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