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C13Features will make fictional podcasts styled after theatrical movies

C13Features will make fictional podcasts styled after theatrical movies

Podcasting company Cadence13, which produces, publishes, and distributes a large number of notable audio shows, is launching a new brand called C13Features that aims to offer the equivalent of movies in audio format. The move comes amid the growing popularity of podcast shows, something that has also triggered notable deals including Marvel's decision to bring some of its biggest superheroes to audio.

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AirPods 3 release date tipped just before WWDC

AirPods 3 release date tipped just before WWDC

Today AirPods 3 were tipped for a release inside the first half of the year 2021 with a design similar to that of AirPods Pro. This would essentially negate the need for future AirPods Pro units, unless a significant set of upgrades were implemented in the next several years. It'll be a strange time, if both the AirPods Pro and AirPods were in stores at the same time, and the Pro units are... not quite as advanced as the non-Pro.

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Xbox One testers get DTS:X spatial sound for headphones

Xbox One testers get DTS:X spatial sound for headphones

Last week, Microsoft introduced the latest Alpha Skip-Ahead release for users participating in the program. With this version comes a number of bug fixes, as well as support for DTS:X spatial sound for headphones. The DTS Sound Unbound app isn't available on Xbox yet, but insiders can find an unreleased Xbox version in the Xbox Insider Hub.

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B&O Beoplay E8 Sport wireless earbuds focus on fitness

B&O Beoplay E8 Sport wireless earbuds focus on fitness

Bang & Olufsen has added a fresh pair of fully wireless earbuds to its range, with the Beoplay E8 Sport cutting the cord entirely as they take on AirPods and Pixel Buds. Focusing on fitness users, as the name implies, the Beoplay E8 Sport are IP57 certified against dust, sweat, and water.

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Grado Hemp headphones hide sustainability in their style

Grado Hemp headphones hide sustainability in their style

High-end audio kit maker Grado Labs has revealed its latest headphones, and they've looked to an unusual material to do it: hemp. The new Grado Hemp Limited Edition takes a wood more commonly associated with, well, burning and instead takes advantage of its density characteristics for a more distinctive sound.

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Sony WH-1000 XM4 wireless headphones leak with smarter sound cancellation

Sony WH-1000 XM4 wireless headphones leak with smarter sound cancellation

This week the folks at Walmart responsible for listing products at a specific time and date are... probably in trouble. A new model Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones were revealed early by a listing on the Walmart store website, well ahead of official release. This is before Sony acknowledges that they exist, much less that they'll be released soon.

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Sennheiser is surprising some HD 25 buyers with limited edition model

Sennheiser is surprising some HD 25 buyers with limited edition model

Sennheiser is celebrating its 75th anniversary by discounting its iconic HD 25 headphones and surprising some buyers with a special limited edition version of the model. Buyers will know if they've received the special edition because of the retro box it ships in; among other things, the limited version of the HD 25 features bright yellow earpads styled after the HD 414.

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Apple Powerbeats Pro released in 4 new colors: Hands-on with Lava Red

Apple Powerbeats Pro released in 4 new colors: Hands-on with Lava Red

Spring Yellow, Glacier Blue, Cloud Pink, and Lava Red are new colors revealed by Beats by Dr. Dre (Beats) today for Powerbeats Pro. These new colors will be released on June 9th, 2020, from Apple's online ship and through authorized resellers. The internal specifications have not changed from the original version of the Powerbeats Pro previously released in black, Navy, Ivory, and Moss.

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Skullcandy’s new line of true wireless earbuds have built-in Tile trackers

Skullcandy’s new line of true wireless earbuds have built-in Tile trackers

Skullcandy has launched four new true wireless earbud models, each of them packing built-in Tile trackers. Each model is designed with budgets in mind -- Skullcandy has priced them all under $100, making them among the cheaper true wireless earbuds on the market. With Tile tracking built-in, users can find their missing earbud using their smartphones.

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Apple Powerbeats Pro leaked in four new bright colors

Apple Powerbeats Pro leaked in four new bright colors

The next major Beats release was delivered in the form of a leak this week in four new colors. The Apple Powerbeats Pro wireless earbuds were leaked in Glacier Blue, Cloud Pink, Spring Yellow, and Lava Red. The images suggest that the company's ready to embrace optimism and a future full of vibrant tones and a sustained dedication to the Beats brand and logo.

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Razer Opus wireless headphones hands-on: One button to switch

Razer Opus wireless headphones hands-on: One button to switch

Today we've got a pair of Razer Opus wireless headphones in the house, rolling with THX certification, hybrid ANC, and a button that allows switching between modes. That's an oversimplifcation of what's going on here - it's radical. When you're wearing these headphones, you've got the option to switch between active noise cancellation and external sound enhancement, using four dedicated ANC microphones to make it happen.

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Nura NuraLoop review: The sound of custom earbuds without the price

Nura NuraLoop review: The sound of custom earbuds without the price

I'm cutting straight to the chase to flat out tell you that Nura's new NuraLoop earbuds are hands down the wireless earbuds I think you can buy right now. Superb sound quality across every type of music genre, long-lasting battery life on a single charge - making them ideal for long international flights, when we can take them again - and chock full of features to enhance your daily life. From the sound of it, you's be forgiven for thinking that the NuraLoop is the best thing since sliced bread.

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