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Master & Dynamic MH40 wireless headphones cut cord on a fan-favorite

Master & Dynamic MH40 wireless headphones cut cord on a fan-favorite

Master & Dynamic is turning five years old, and because of that milestone, it's releasing a wireless version of its MH40 headphones. The original MH40 is one of Master & Dynamics more successful models, so it shouldn't come as much of a surprise to see it get a wireless version. The headphones are launching today, but if you want a pair for yourself, you'll need to plop down a fair amount of cash.

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Every brand has “true wireless” earbuds now: what are the important differences?

Every brand has “true wireless” earbuds now: what are the important differences?

It seems like every other tech brand is developing its own “true” wireless earbuds. Since the success of Apple AirPods, companies have quickly jumped on board the bandwagon, offering their renditions of these tiny audio devices, housed in a small charging case.

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Tile Sticker, Slim, Pro, and Mate leave no object un-tracked

Tile Sticker, Slim, Pro, and Mate leave no object un-tracked

Tile's tracker range is getting a full refresh for 2019, with new Tile Sticker and Tile Slim designs joining revamped Tile Pro and Tile Mate models. The Bluetooth beacon line-up has come a long way from its early days, now with more choice in form-factor, how you can fix it to things you really don't want to lose, and how Tile's crowd-powered locator network will help you track those items down.

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Sonos Move on sale now: Here’s why you want one

Sonos Move on sale now: Here’s why you want one

If you're one of the many who have been waiting for Sonos to make a Bluetooth speaker, then here's some good news: the Sonos Move is available to purchase beginning today. The Move bucks some of the trends established by many Bluetooth speakers out there. For starters, this is no sub-$100 Bluetooth speaker that's meant to be more of an impulse purchase, but rather a wireless speaker with a premium price of $399.

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Bowers & Wilkins wireless headphones promise hi-fi soundstage with aptX

Bowers & Wilkins wireless headphones promise hi-fi soundstage with aptX

Thanks to Apple's retirement of the headphone jack, the wireless headphone market has seen a significant boost in interest, sales, and especially development. Once regarded to be far inferior to wired accessories in terms of quality, wireless headphones have quickly stepped up to the challenge of a future where 3.5 mm ports are but a fading memory. The latest to make that jump is famed speaker maker Bowers & Wilkins whose new line of cable-free headphones promise to deliver audio as if it were being played in a studio.

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Windows 10 20H1 will make the Bluetooth pairing process faster

Windows 10 20H1 will make the Bluetooth pairing process faster

Microsoft already made it know not to expect big new features in the Windows 10 update later this year. That will be focused on polishing the user experience and fixing bugs. Look to version 20H1, instead, if you want to hear about new features and it does seem like Microsoft is packing quite the features based on Insider Previews. The latest drop might not have big changes but they can be life-changing for users that constantly pair Bluetooth devices or, better yet, take a lot of screenshots.

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Sonos Move hands-on: $399 Bluetooth speaker cuts all cords

Sonos Move hands-on: $399 Bluetooth speaker cuts all cords

Pretty much from day one, Sonos customers have been asking for a portable speaker and one which can be taken outside: the new Sonos Move delivers both. As you might expect from the company pioneering streaming audio long before Spotify and Apple Music were even born, though, the Move is no ordinary wireless speaker. Yes, Sonos has made a Bluetooth speaker, and an expensive one at that, but it did so as only it could.

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Sennheiser MOMENTUM Wireless joins the always-on, always-connected age

Sennheiser MOMENTUM Wireless joins the always-on, always-connected age

Up until recently, the big names in the audio equipment industry shied away from wireless, partly because of concerns with wireless audio quality. Things have fortunately changed for the better and these companies are now bringing not just their brands but also their expertise to help push the technology and the market forward. Just like Sennheiser who has designed its third-gen MOMENTUM headphones to be ready for an age without wires and with very little breaks from music and audio, especially on the go.

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YSL CIT-E backpack is Google Jacquard’s next piece of smart fashion

YSL CIT-E backpack is Google Jacquard’s next piece of smart fashion

On October the 15th there'll be a new piece of Google Project Jacquard smart clothing on the streets. It's the CIT-E Backpack in Canvas with Jacquard by Google, and it's been released by Yves Saint Laurent, aka YSL, or just Saint Laurent, the high-end fashion brand. This smart backpack will have been purchased by its wearer for approximately 795 Euro (right around $876 USD).

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Bluetooth security flaw has a silly name but serious consequences

Bluetooth security flaw has a silly name but serious consequences

A critical Bluetooth security flaw has left millions of devices potentially at risk of data eavesdropping, forcing companies like Apple and Microsoft to patch their products in order to protect users. The Key Negotiation of Bluetooth Attack, or KNOB Attack, relies on poorly designed or implemented wireless security during the Bluetooth communications process, which a hacker could exploit if presented with the right conditions.

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Card skimmer app spots hacked gas pumps – but there’s a catch

Card skimmer app spots hacked gas pumps – but there’s a catch

An app which can spot credit card skimmers secretly installed on gas pumps has been developed, but don't go looking in the App Store to try to download it. Bluetana tackles the growing issue of credit and debit card theft, where tiny scanners are installed on the card reader and used to surreptitiously clone its details when customers go to pay for their gas.

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Portable Sonos speaker brings Bluetooth to the table

Portable Sonos speaker brings Bluetooth to the table

At one point in time, Sonos was the household name in wireless connected speakers. It has since lost its distinction to other connected speakers and especially to smart speakers. While it does have a loyal following, Sonos speakers lag behind the competition in one crucial thing: Bluetooth streaming. That may soon be a thing of the past with Sonos gearing up for a large event that, if rumors are correct, will see the launch of its first Bluetooth speaker.

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