The Impending Death of the Password

Thanks to companies like MobileIron, device passwords (believed to date back to the 1960s, thanks to an MIT time-shared computer) may be on their way out once and for all. Since most people use weak passwords for most of their logins and companies oftentimes offer flawed storage and security systems, the default security option isn’t the most intelligent one anymore. Instead, companies are beginning to …

Native Union’s New PR/01 Speaker

Created in collaboration with French acoustics specialists La Boite Concept, retro design meets elevated sound quality

As tech home speakers become more and more connected to apps and virtual assistants, Native Union is taking a different route with their creations. The new PR/01—made in collaboration with French audio experts La Boite concept—is still state-of-the-art, but it’s somewhat pared back. With no virtual assistants or WiFi, it’s been built to last through all tech waves and fads. That means those options can …

Holiday Gift Guides 2017: Fast Shipping

Last-minute ideas for those panicking about presents

Each year the holidays sneak up and oftentimes you have just a few days to buy gifts for someone—or everyone. Thankfully many online retailers offer two-day or overnight shipping. It might come at an additional cost, but that’s the price for being busy or a little disorganized. If you’re in the midst of a present panic, take a look at our Fast Shipping Gift Guide …