This horrifying, opera-singing robot will hunt for your orifices

What do you get when you pair a beautiful orchestra with a robot that looks like it’s trying to sneak into your body? Whatever this thing is. This wild robot, called an Alter, is part of the ScaryBeauty project. It’s designed to conduct an orchestra and even sing a bit.

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No highs, no lows, no stores: It’s Bose!

Bose is shutting all of its stores in North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia, leaving 130 stores in Asia and UAE open for now. The Bose stores have long been one of the first places consumers learned about Bose’s good-but-not-great products and it looks like online sales and the slow-moving retail apocalypse is taking down another niche player.

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Goodbye, Windows 7

What will you miss most? The Start menu that was actually a menu? The glossy, translucent windows? The escape from the nightmare of Vista?

After 11 years, Microsoft is officially pulling Windows 7 support. The OS, which launched in 2009, was aimed at bringing Windows users back to the platform. Hailed as an OS made for PC users, 7 tried mightily to right Microsoft’s missteps and, to a degree, achieved its goal.

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The Withings Scanwatch can detect sleep apnea

As a consummate snorer I’ve always wondered how much I’m killing myself/annoying my wife at night. I found out by going to a doctor but the folks at Withings might have a better way.

Their new Scanwatch can sense when you’re suffering from sleep apnea and watch for heart arrhythmia, two silent killers. From the release:

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Das Keyboard 4C Tenkeyless (TKL): My favorite keyboard now comes minimized

Right now I’m clicking away on a DasKeyboard that I’ve had for almost six years. It’s a wonderful keyboard, click as the day is long, and wildly comfortable. I’ve tried others – including a failed affair with a 60% keyboard that left me wanting – and I’ve always come back to Das.

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These graphene headphones are super light and super responsive

Graphene is great for audio. It’s a light material and offers exquisite audio performance when formed correctly. The folks at Ora-Sound have figured it out.

Their new GraphenEQ headphones look like fairly typical wireless headphones. They have a nice tapered design and spacious ear cups. But when you turn them on you find out what graphene headphones can really do.

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