• Microsoft's new Surface Pro 6 is the best hybrid laptop you can buy - but there's a catch that's a deal breaker for some people

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Microsoft has been building itself up as a serious competitor in the PC hardware business, and so far it's been doing a pretty great job.
    The Surface Pro 6 is the latest and greatest in the company's Surface Pro line, but does it really live up to the name?
    We tested out the tablet and were impressed with the impressive specs, including a strong core processor and a lot of storage space, though we think the design could still be...
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  • The North Face now makes its popular ThermoBall winter jackets out of recycled materials

    The North Face now makes its popular ThermoBall winter jackets out of recycled materials

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    The North Face is making its popular ThermoBall jacket in recycled materials now.
    You can buy the ThermoBall Eco as early as November 14, 2018 in six colors and two styles.
    The ThermoBall line is best-known for its no-compromise jackets that have the lightweight warmth and compressibility of down jackets, but the wet-weather performance of synthetics. It's especially good for hiking.
    If you haven't heard, The North Face is going...
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  • The best iPads you can buy

    The best iPads you can buy

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    You can't go wrong with any of Apple's iPads, but the 2018 9.7-inch iPad is the best deal for most people with its sharp screen, fast processor, support for Pencil, and low $330 price tag.
    Apple is the uncontested king of tablets. The word iPad is synonymous with the word tablet. Chances are if you own a tablet at all, you have an iPad.
    Apple's tablet lineup is more varied than ever before, and a brand-new iPad just joined the...
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  • Watch out Converse! Allbirds just dropped some high tops

    Watch out Converse! Allbirds just dropped some high tops

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    These are the first shoes that carry Allbirds' new sole, made from sustainably sourced sugar.
    Allbirds-the tech world's favorite shoe brand-is expanding its shoe styles beyond its sneaker, loafer, and skipper silhouettes. Today, it drops a new style called Tree Topper. This new pair will go for $115-slightly more expensive than Allbirds' other shoes, which all cost $95. In keeping with the rest of the the company's collection, these new shoes are as minimal as possible. The designers stripped out all unnecessary seams and other superfluous elements, focusing on creating clean lines.
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  • Unicorn shoe startup Allbirds debuts a high top sneaker

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Allbirds, the shoe startup that entered the unicorn club last month following a $50 million funding round , has unveiled its latest feet holders. Dubbed the Tree Topper, the high top sneaker marks Allbirds' fifth shoe style. The Tree Topper, which retails for $115, features merino wool knit, eucalyptus tree fiber fabric and sugarcane-based foam.
    “The Tree Topper is a true representation of our approach to design and sustainability,” Allbirds Head of Design Jamie McLellan said in a press release. “With just the right amount of nothing and comfort as a non-negotiable, the Tree Topper is a...
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  • Allbirds, the buzzy sneaker startup that's now reportedly worth $1 billion, just released its most expensive shoe yet

    Allbirds, the buzzy sneaker startup that's now reportedly worth $1 billion, just released its most expensive shoe yet

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Allbirds has released its newest shoe. Called the Tree Topper , it's a high-top sneaker that retails for $115.
    The new sneaker is the first to incorporate all of the company's sustainable materials, including its new soles that are made out of a foam derived from sugar. It's also Allbirds' most expensive shoe so far.
    This comes after Allbirds scored a $50 million Series C investment that reportedly valued the company at more than $1 billion.
    Allbirds, the lovable comfy sneakers made from sustainable materials, have a new big brother.
    Called the Tree Topper , it's the largest shoe Allbirds...
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  • Allbirds, the buzzy sneaker startup that's now reportedly worth $1 billion, just released its most expensive shoe yet

    Allbirds, the buzzy sneaker startup that's now reportedly worth $1 billion, just released its most expensive shoe yet

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Allbirds has released its newest shoe. Called the Tree Topper , it's a high-top sneaker that retails for $115.
    The new sneaker is the first to incorporate all of the company's sustainable materials, including its new soles that are made out of a foam derived from sugar. It's also Allbirds' most expensive shoe so far.
    This comes after Allbirds scored a $50 million Series C investment that reportedly valued the company at more than $1 billion.
    Allbirds, the lovable comfy sneakers made from sustainable materials, have a new big brother.
    Called the Tree Topper , it's the largest shoe Allbirds...
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  • The best MacBooks you can buy

    The best MacBooks you can buy

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Apple's MacBook series offers its amazingly-designed macOS software combined with top-of-the-line hardware.
    Of all the MacBooks, there's no better choice than the 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar .
    If you're in the market for a new laptop, it's likely that you already have a pretty good idea of what you want. There are a ton of great options out there, but those used to a particular operating system - like Windows or macOS...
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  • I tested The Farmer's Dog, a meal plan service that sends your dog fresh food for as little as $3 a day - here's what it's like

    I tested The Farmer's Dog, a meal plan service that sends your dog fresh food for as little as $3 a day - here's what it's like

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    The Farmer's Dog offers real food for dogs, delivered fresh to your door.
    Each package is customized to your dog's individual profile and pre-portioned in easy pour bags.
    It's significantly more expensive that regular kibble, but the health benefits are worth the cost.
    When it comes time to feed your dog, you probably head to the pantry and open up a bag of dry kibble or a can of wet food. While there are plenty of high-quality...
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  • Popular online bedding startup Brooklinen has launched a new baby collection - and we wish these sheets came in adult sizes

    Popular online bedding startup Brooklinen has launched a new baby collection - and we wish these sheets came in adult sizes

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    Brooklinen's baby line, Brooklittles , is too adorable for words, but we found some to describe just how perfect it really is for your baby or toddler.
    With sheet sets made for kids aged 0 to a few years old, these offerings are constructed with high-quality cotton, bamboo, and alpaca wool for the ultimate in cozy comfort.
    While some sets are a bit pricey, they're well worth it for keeping your newborn safe and warm, especially in...
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  • Allbirds has dropped a brand-new high-top sneaker made with a sustainable foam sole - here's how it feels in person

    Allbirds has dropped a brand-new high-top sneaker made with a sustainable foam sole - here's how it feels in person

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Allbirds makes the "world's most comfortable shoes" out of soft, machine-washable merino wool.
    The startup followed its cult-favorite Runner with two releases of equally "smart" and eco-friendly materials: sneakers made out of tree fiber , and flip-flops made from the world's first-ever sugarcane EVA foam.
    Allbirds just released Tree Toppers that combine all three Allbirds materials into one high-top sneaker.
    We tried them out...
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