With a 14-hour battery, these new sports earbuds go the distance [Review]

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Tarah Pro sports earbuds are up to almost any adventure.
Tarah Pro sports earbuds are up to almost any adventure.
Photo: Jaybird

Tarah Pro earbuds, the latest wireless sports headphones from Jaybird, take adventure audio to new extremes. With smart new features and an astonishing 14 hours of battery life, these sweat-proof earbuds can go the distance — even if you’re a marathoner.

If you’re a fitness fanatic who constantly crushes your Activity goals during epic outdoor adventures, these might be the perfect Bluetooth earbuds for you.

Crazy iPhone case stows and charges earbuds

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Stowing and charging earbuds in an iPhone battery case.
Photo: Ascape Audio

Wireless earbuds are great but with this statement comes a couple of asterisks. Careful stowage is critical or risk losing one. Remembering to charge Bluetooth buds is not quite second nature.

Ascape Audio aims to remove the asterisks with an earbuds/smartphone case combo called SoundFlow.

5 ways to liven up your iPhone game [Deals]

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These five add-ons will make any iPhone better.
These five add-ons will make any iPhone better.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Picking up an iPhone means putting an amazing device in your pocket. But there are plenty of ways to make it even better. We’ve rounded up five deals on peripherals and lessons that can enhance anyone’s iPhone experience. That includes wireless charging batteries, a robust car mount, truly wireless earbuds, lessons in iOS coding, and more. Each is discounted massively, some by more than 90 percent. Read on for more details:

Get a sneak preview to Cult of Mac Deals Cyber Monday exclusives

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Stay charged with this ultra-thin power bank
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Skip out on the usual online rabbit hole that ends up being Cyber Monday shopping — the Internet is vast, and your time is precious. That’s why we’ve already found a roundup of deals floating around on the web — and it’s not all big screen televisions or massagers (don’t worry): we’ve scoured and searched for the everyday carry itmes, software, VPNs and tools to keep you extra productive as you head into the new year.

Google Pixel Buds bring wireless audio — and instant translation

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Pixel Buds bring Google's AI smarts to your ears.
Photo: Google

The most impressive feature of Google’s new Pixel Buds might not be their audio quality. As demonstrated during the Pixel 2 event today, they work as a real-time translation tool when combined with one of Google’s new phones.

“With Pixel Buds, I can use real-time Google Translate to have a natural conversation in 40 languages,” Google hardware product manager Juston Payne said during the event. “We’re letting you connect with the world around you in a more natural way, by rethinking how a headphone should work, connecting it to cloud-based machine learning and giving you access with the touch of a finger.”