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If You Want Earbuds With a Cord, the Powerbeats 4 Are the Ones

Sometimes it feels like we went from using wired earbuds plugged into a smartphone headphone jack to wearing completely wire-free Bluetooth ‘buds overnight. But between the two eras were corded Bluetooth earbuds, which some still prefer because it’s tougher to lose an earbud when it’s strung to its partner. For those folks, Apple’s Beats brand just launched new Powerbeats. Read More >>

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Jabra’s New Workout Earbuds Are Perfect

Jabra just made the perfect workout earbuds. Read More >>

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Apple’s Powerbeats 4 Are Finally Here and They’re the Cheapest Ones Yet

After being rumoured for months and even being spotted on shelves a couple days early, Apple has finally announced its new Powerbeats 4 semi-wireless headphones. Read More >>

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Sennheiser’s New Wireless Earbuds Up the Ante with Active Noise Cancellation

Sennheiser’s Momentum True Wireless earbuds delivered one of the best audio experiences around when they debuted. But that was 2018. The competition to offer a premium audio experience in a pint-sized, long-lasting package has increased exponentially since in the year and a half since, with even Apple levelling up with active noise cancellation and sweat resistance in its newest AirPods Pro. Now Sennheiser is back with the Momentum True Wireless 2, which iterates on the original Momentum earbuds with lengthier battery life, slightly smaller size, and active noise cancellation in addition to the passive noise isolation we loved in the original Momentum earbuds. Read More >>

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How to Choose Between Wired, Bluetooth, or Wifi for Your Home Speaker Setup

You’ve got more choices than ever when it comes to building a home speaker setup. But the real question is: Should you buy wired speakers, wifi speakers, or Bluetooth speakers? What about a mix of the three? Here we’ll outline the different approaches these three standards take in terms of audio, and what the benefits and drawbacks of each one are. Read More >>

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Am I Blind or Does This £1,750 Speaker Kind of Look Like a Lamp?

Bang & Olufsen is no stranger to crafting stylish and wallet-breaking gadgets. Well, the Danish company is at it again with this...lampy looking speaker, the Beosound Balance. It’s designed in conjunction with Layer, a London-based design agency, and costs £1,750. Also, it looks like the base for an artsy lamp. Read More >>

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That Is One Big Portable Bluetooth Speaker

I am not a loud party person. At bars or social gatherings, I’m more apt to leave early if the host or venue has music on so high that I have to constantly yell “WHAT?” at my friends. But if that’s your thing, then Ultimate Ears’ latest speaker, the Hyperboom, is the company’s loudest portable Bluetooth speaker yet. Read More >>

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Huawei Just Ripped off the HomePod and iPad Pro

Today is the day of what should have been Huawei's big MWC press conference, but now that the show is cancelled it's just a regular press conference. It's a conference with plenty of announcements to speak of, and among them are some gadgets that are remarkably similar to what Apple has to offer. Specifically there's a tablet that looks like an iPad Pro and a speaker that looks an awful lot like a HomePod. Read More >>

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The Best AirPods Tips and Tricks to Boost Your Listening

The Apple AirPods and their successors have been huge hits for Apple – but are you making the most out of your pair? We present to you some of the tricks and features you might not have come across yet – from using your AirPods as a remote listening system to sharing audio between two pairs of earbuds, here’s how to make the most of your hardware. Read More >>

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Libratone’s New Speaker is an Adorable Little Birb

Audio brand Libratone is celebrating its tenth birthday, and instead of getting themselves a present, they've given us one in the form of the incredibly cute BIRD speaker. Read More >>

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The ‘New’ Galaxy Buds+ Are Barely Any Different From the Old Galaxy Buds

When a new phone comes out we're all pretty clued in on what happens. The specs don't change that much, and you only end up with tiny incremental updates each time a new device is released. We don't like it, but we're used to it. Now, though, the problem is that those incremental updates are creeping out into other devices, and the new Galaxy Buds+ are the prime example. Read More >>

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Sony’s First Android-Powered Walkman Is Damn Compelling

Why would anyone want a Walkman in the streaming age? That’s the question I asked myself when I first fiddled with the small Sony NW-A105. One month later, I’ve learned enough about the music player to answer that question and many more. Sometimes its good to cut out the distractions of texts and phone calls and just embrace a tiny device that pumps out high-quality tunes. As the first Walkman device from Sony with Android built-in, the Sony NW-A105 isn’t just good for music though, it’s also a great alternative to your phone for long vacations. Read More >>

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LG’s First Truly Wireless Earbuds Come With a Bacteria-Killing UV Light

Just in the last year, we’ve seen a bunch of big names announcer their first truly wireless earbuds including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and more. And now it’s LG’s turn to give it a try with its new Tone Free earbuds. Read More >>

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CES 2020: The Biggest Problems With Bluetooth Audio Are About to Be Fixed

Although used for everything from lightbulbs, to video game controllers, to RC toys, audio remains the most popular use for Bluetooth, powering the endless array of wireless headphones flooding the market. So as we move into the next decade the Bluetooth Special Interest Group is introducing some key upgrades to the Bluetooth spec that promise to dramatically improve its performance with wireless audio gear. Read More >>

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Harman’s New Audio System Lets You Create Music With Your Car

Consider yourself musical? Does that stretch to actually making music rather than merely singing in the shower? If so then you might like the sound of Harman’s bright new idea: The Ultimate Sound Machine. Although it’s really more of an innovative concept than a production reality right now, the experiment involves turning the whole interior of your car into a musical instrument. It sounds bonkers because it is. Read More >>