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Audio-Technica launches ATH-CKS5TW and CK3TW AirPods competitors

Audio-Technica launches ATH-CKS5TW and CK3TW AirPods competitors

Renowned audio company Audio-Technica has launched two new true wireless earbuds models, the ATH-CKS5TW and the ATH-CK3TW. Both pairs have been showcased at IFA 2019 ahead of their launch starting later this month. The company is targeting general consumers with these earbuds, offering them at reasonable prices while offering a large array of notable features.

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Jabra Elite 75t wireless earbuds offer 28 hours of battery life

Jabra Elite 75t wireless earbuds offer 28 hours of battery life

As part of its newly unveiled IFA wares, Jabra has taken the wraps off its new Jabra Elite 75t. The truly wireless earbuds have been updated to offer longer battery life, smaller earpieces, and what the company says is a more comfortable design. Users get a variety of notable features, including up to 28 hours of battery life before needing to recharge and USB-C support.

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Sony’s WI-1000XM3 neckband headphones get its amazing noise-canceling

Sony’s WI-1000XM3 neckband headphones get its amazing noise-canceling

Sony's well-reviewed 1000X series of wireless headphones is gaining a third model, with the WI-1000XM2 offering a neckband-style alternative. Unveiled at IFA 2019 today, it slots in-between the original WH-1000XM3 over-the-ear headphones and the newer WF-1000XM3 Bluetooth earbuds.

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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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New Beats Powerbeats Pro colors arrive for preorder this week

New Beats Powerbeats Pro colors arrive for preorder this week

The Beats Powerbeats Pro wireless earbuds revealed in early April and initially released in May will be arriving in new colors starting this week. The three new color options will go up for preorder on Apple's website starting on August 22, giving consumers a chance to nab a unit ahead of the planned shipping and store rollout on August 30.

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Review: Optoma NuForce BE Free6 truly wireless earbuds

Review: Optoma NuForce BE Free6 truly wireless earbuds

Optoma is back with a new pair of truly wireless earbuds with its $99 NuForce BE Free6. This isn't the company's first AirPods competitor, but it is the best model Optoma has offered to date, at least when it comes to audio without wires. The BE Free6 feels like a premium product without the premium price tag, but how does the model hold up against competitors?

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Sennheiser reveals its first Bluetooth earbuds made for audiophiles

Sennheiser reveals its first Bluetooth earbuds made for audiophiles

Sennheiser has unveiled its new IE 80S BT, the company's first Bluetooth earbuds designed specifically for audiophiles. The product was unveiled today at the Hong Kong High End Audio Visual Show where Sennheiser said its new offering produces a 'breathtaking' soundstage alongside the promise of high accuracy and support for high-resolution audio formats.

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So, headphone jacks are dead, time for more iPods?

So, headphone jacks are dead, time for more iPods?

Let's assume for a moment that making new smartphones with no headphone jack was a super good idea. Let's assume that every company that decided to move forward with this plan, did so to benefit the consumer. What are the practical benefits of separating the headphone jack from the phone? Could it be time that we stop treating the smartphone like a one-stop shop?

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What this Galaxy Note 10 leak means for your pocketbook

What this Galaxy Note 10 leak means for your pocketbook

There's been what might seem like a super miniature leak this afternoon, thanks to Samsung. The leak shows a dongle. This is the sort of dongle that connects a USB-C port to a headphone jack. This can mean only one thing for the Galaxy Note 10 - at least one of the two expected models coming from Samsung soon. It means that the Galaxy Note 10 will be the second major mobile device to ditch a feature we've been taking for granted for far, far too long.

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Jaybird Vista earbuds take the fight to Apple AirPods

Jaybird Vista earbuds take the fight to Apple AirPods

Jaybird has another pair of wireless earbuds on deck, and the company is making some pretty hefty claims about functionality. Dubbed the Jaybird Vista, these earbuds are Jaybird's "lightest, smallest, and most durable earbuds to date." For the most part, Vista seems like a souped up successor to the Jaybird Run family, boasting weather resistance and what sounds like a decent battery life.

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Sony WF-1000XM3 Review: Wireless Noise-Canceling Earbud Heaven

Sony WF-1000XM3 Review: Wireless Noise-Canceling Earbud Heaven

The Sony WF-1000XM3 wireless earbuds have some pedigree to live up to. Named - and designed, for that matter - to draw obvious connections with Sony's WH-1000XM3 headphones, the promise is industry-leading active noise cancellation in a Bluetooth earbud, without stinting on musical performance.

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Apple AirPods’ 5 secret sauces of sales success

Apple AirPods’ 5 secret sauces of sales success

Before we go any further, I want you to know that this is not an advertisement, and nobody at any company (especially Apple) compelled me to write what you're about to read. I noticed today that several blogs had written about some AirPods discount or another - and passed it off as news. Besides the obvious affiliate angle, how did a discount about AirPods become news - and why do so many people care? Here are five reasons why Apple AirPods are so bonkers-level popular.

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