Pear Cables Make It to Yahoo's Worst Tech Products of 2007 List

While sifting through the umpteenth Tech Products of 2007 lists, we stumbled upon this Yahoo! Tech list that contains most of the usual suspects, except one of the entries interested us: Voted one of the 10 worst tech products of 2007 were Pear Audio "Anjou" speaker cables, those pieces of wire that cost $7,250 and that… » 12/28/07 1:00pm 12/28/07 1:00pm

The Gadget Wars, Who Won/Lost Last Week?

Every week is a battle. And while in the gadget world there is seldom a good TKO or even the traditional flaming body slam off the top ropes, every week is a battle for the consumer mind and the consumer heart. So here's our version of what went down last week. » 10/28/07 12:40pm 10/28/07 12:40pm

UPDATED: Journalist Accepts $1 Million Challenge: Do $7250 Cables…

Click to viewPear Cable, makers of the $7250 audio cables we showed you a couple of weeks ago, has accepted debunker James Randi's (pictured at left) challenge, where the former magician's JREF (James Randi Educational Foundation) promised $1 million if anyone could prove the difference between Pear cables and their… » 10/15/07 6:10pm 10/15/07 6:10pm

Pear Cable CEO Calls James Randi's $1 Million Offer a Hoax

Last week, magician and paranormal debunker James Randi (pictured above left) offered the makers of Pear speaker cables $1 million if they could prove in double-blind testing there was a difference between their $7,250 cables and ordinary Monster Cables. Now, Adam Blake (pictured above right), CEO and co-founder of… » 10/05/07 8:26am 10/05/07 8:26am

$7,250 Speaker Cables Turn You Into a Dancin' Fool

If you thought Monster Cable was bad with its $80 HDMI cables, check out these Pear Anjou Speaker Cables, ringing up the cash register at an astonishing $7,250 for a couple of 12-footers. The most entertaining aspect of this sucker bait is the way the company got some gullible snob to gush about how he thinks he can… » 9/21/07 2:00pm 9/21/07 2:00pm