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Beoplay E8 3rd Gen true wireless earbuds boost battery life

Beoplay E8 3rd Gen true wireless earbuds boost battery life

Bang and Olfusen has introduced the third-generation version of its Beoplay E8, a pair of true wireless earbuds offering longer battery life over the previous generation. Depending on how often they're used, the company says that some users can go up to 'several' weeks recharging the earbuds with the battery case before they'll need to recharge the case itself.

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Harman Kardon FLY headphone series is made for ‘savvy’ commuters

Harman Kardon FLY headphone series is made for ‘savvy’ commuters

Among the other audio products it launched at CES 2020 is Harman Kardon's new FLY product line, the company's first headphone series launched since 2014. At this point in time, the FLY series features a total of three models: the FLY TWS true wireless headphones, the FLY BT Bluetooth model, and the FLY ANC, a model that features active noise cancellation.

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Sennheiser HD 450BT and 350BT headphones boast 30hr battery life

Sennheiser HD 450BT and 350BT headphones boast 30hr battery life

Audio company Sennheiser has introduced two new wireless headphones models, the HD 450BT and the HD 350BT. These two models are nearly identical, the only difference between the two being the HD 450BT's inclusion of active noise cancellation. Among the models' many features is one particularly notable offering: incredibly long battery life.

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Jabra Elite Active 75t, Elite 45h earphones drown out the CES 2020 crowd

Jabra Elite Active 75t, Elite 45h earphones drown out the CES 2020 crowd

There are times when you want or even need to take in all the sights and sounds around you, like the CES 2020 showroom floor in Las Vegas. Other times, you'd want to just listen silently to your music and podcasts no matter where you are. Jabra has got your ears covered, both figuratively and literally, with two new audio accessories that block out the noise when you want to immerse yourself in sound whether you're out for a jog or sitting at your desk.

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AirPods dominate earbuds market like iPad leads tablets

AirPods dominate earbuds market like iPad leads tablets

With AirPods, Apple has the largest presence in the wearables market today, by a long shot. Unit shipment tracking in the wearables market for Q3 of 2019 showed Apple ahead of the pack, by a long shot. According to the IDC, Apple had 35% of the entire world's wearables market, with the closest competitor coming in with just 14.6% (that's Xiaomi, Samsung was 3rd with 9.8%). It's like Apple created the product to which all other products are compared - which should seem familiar if you've been watching tech news for the past decade.

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JBL Reflect Eternal headphones use solar power for ‘unlimited’ playback

JBL Reflect Eternal headphones use solar power for ‘unlimited’ playback

JBL has introduced what it calls 'self-charging' headphones: the new JBL Reflect Eternal. This model features a solar panel built into the headband, enabling the headphones to passively charge throughout the day. With this design, JBL aims to make manual charging sessions a rarity or, at least, to increase playback time before an outlet is needed.

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iOS 13.3 reveals details on Apple’s upcoming Powerbeats4 earbuds

iOS 13.3 reveals details on Apple’s upcoming Powerbeats4 earbuds

Apple is preparing to launch a new Powerbeats4 model of wireless earbuds, at least based on a discovery found in the recently released iOS 13.3. The Powerbeats 4 would be the next iteration in the line following the Powerbeats3 model, which Apple currently sells for $199.99 USD. Based on the iOS 13.3 discovery, the Powerbeats4 will probably feature Apple's H1 proprietary chip.

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Sony WF-1000XM3 ANC earbuds update fixes our 2 big frustrations

Sony WF-1000XM3 ANC earbuds update fixes our 2 big frustrations

Sony has pushed out an update to its WF-1000XM3 noise cancelling earbuds, addressing two of our small but lingering frustrations with the otherwise excellent headphones. Launched earlier this year, the in-ear sibling to the WH-1000XM3 headphones was early to the table with active noise cancellation.

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Lifelike AirPods sticker prank strikes a chord in SF

Lifelike AirPods sticker prank strikes a chord in SF

Apple AirPod users found themselves on the wrong side of the prank this week as art director Pablo Rochat struck! According to Rochat, he simply "made life-size AirPod stickers and stuck them on the ground, all over the city." He made his project known on November 17, 2019, and already 5-figure amounts of likes and retweets and shares have pushed him into the realm of viral prank hit.

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These custom AirPod Pros cost over $67k

These custom AirPod Pros cost over $67k

A pair of AirPod Pro earbuds were customized by the same folks who brought you several diamond-encrusted iPhones. They've suggested that the "Caviar AirPods Pro Gold Edition" is an extravagant package the likes of which only one person will ever own. They've suggested that the body of each of the AirPod Pro buds is "one-piece 750-content gold."

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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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V-MODA M-200 over-ear studio headphones can be customized

V-MODA M-200 over-ear studio headphones can be customized

High-end audio company V-MODA has launched M-200, its new pair of studio headphones. The model packs an over-ear design and a level of quality that'll appeal to audiophiles and anyone who works with audio at the professional level. The M-200 packs 50mm drivers and what the company calls 'clear and neutral' audio quality that makes it easy to pick out the smallest sounds.

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