headphones

Apple AirPods upgrade: Two reasons 2nd-gen AirPods are worth it

Apple AirPods upgrade: Two reasons 2nd-gen AirPods are worth it

Apple's new AirPods are here, and while there are several obvious reasons to upgrade, for me it's the small - but important - details that have my finger hovering over the buy button. A perennial success since they first launched in 2017, AirPods epitomize Apple getting things right when it comes to convenience and simplicity. Question is, if you're a happy first-generation AirPods owner, should you be upgrading?

Continue Reading

Razer Kraken 2019 released with price chop reboot

Razer Kraken 2019 released with price chop reboot

The folks at Razer adjusted the way they're delivering several accessories for gamers, in headphones, keyboards, and mice. The headphones part of this equation is the 2019 edition of the Razer Kraken. This set of headphones - a headset, as it were - rolls with a look that's very similar to the more expensive Kraken Tournament Edition, but comes with slightly lesser features in order to deliver a less expensive piece of hardware.

Continue Reading

Denon adds premium noise-cancelling headphones to Global Cruiser line

Denon adds premium noise-cancelling headphones to Global Cruiser line

Audio company Denon has unveiled three new headphones models in its Global Cruiser series, the AH-GC30, AH-GC25NC, and AH-GC25W. Two of the models feature noise cancellation technology, and two of them are also wireless, enabling users to choose the pair that best suits their listening needs. The products will be available starting this month.

Continue Reading

Samsung Galaxy Buds Review: AirPods lessons learned

Samsung Galaxy Buds Review: AirPods lessons learned

Samsung is no stranger to wireless earbuds, but the Galaxy Buds' predecessors have never quite aced the experience in the way that this new model does. Arriving alongside the Samsung Galaxy S10, the Galaxy Buds promise the convenience of AirPods but with the sort of customization Android fans love. With a $129 price tag, though, is this all too good to be true?

Continue Reading

Lenovo Yoga ANC Headphones combine noise cancelling tech in one

Lenovo Yoga ANC Headphones combine noise cancelling tech in one

Microsoft's introduction of its own Surface Headphones may start a new trend of PC OEMs launching their own noise cancelling cups with a twist. At MWC 2019, Lenovo is doing just that with the X1 ANC Headphones for business customers and the consumer-oriented Lenovo Yoga ANC Headphones. The latter's value proposition? The use of hybrid noise cancellation that brings the best of both ANC and ENC worlds together.

Continue Reading

Lenovo X1 ANC Headphones with USB-C are one of a kind

Lenovo X1 ANC Headphones with USB-C are one of a kind

It's no secret that Lenovo has a hit with its X1 business laptop lineup, and now it is back with an audio product uniquely tailored to those devices. If you own an X1 Carbon or one of the related models, you now have the chance to pair it with headphones that feature the same clean design and prominent X1 logo. Even better, the model packs USB-C connectivity for digital audio.

Continue Reading

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds have features Apple needs to copy

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds have features Apple needs to copy

The Samsung Galaxy Buds aren't the company's first ride on the wireless earbud rodeo, and it shows. Successor to the Gear IconX earbuds last year, the new set is easier to carry, to charge, and to use. In fact, as an avid AirPod fan, there's a whole lot here that Samsung got right which Apple could learn from.

Continue Reading

Nuraphone G2 Review

Nuraphone G2 Review

Rarely do you need to review a product twice, even electronic devices that receive occasional or regular software updates. There are rare times, however, when an update changes the game so significantly that it almost feels like you’re using a completely different and newer product. That’s the miracle that Australian startup Nura tried to pull off with the G2 update to its already groundbreaking wireless headset. But does the nuraphone G2 leave up to the company’s own high standards? We prick up our ears to find out.

Continue Reading

Focal Sphear Wireless premium earbuds offer two listening modes

Focal Sphear Wireless premium earbuds offer two listening modes

Focal has unveiled a wireless version of its Sphear premium earbuds, the Sphear Wireless. This new model targets discerning on-the-go audiophiles, promising 'excellent tonal balance' alongside overall precise audio and 'explosive' bass. The earbuds offer a variety of features, including two different listening modes that accommodate various ambient environments.

Continue Reading

Apple’s AirPods’ big 2019 upgrades are reportedly staggered

Apple’s AirPods’ big 2019 upgrades are reportedly staggered

Apple's AirPods 2 are coming, but expect a mid-cycle revamp of sorts before the second-generation wireless headphones arrive, at least according to the latest leaks. Though initially a subject of ridicule by many, AirPods have gone on to be a legitimate accessories success story for Apple.

Continue Reading

Apple AirPods 2 changes are on the inside, not outside

Apple AirPods 2 changes are on the inside, not outside

For months now, we've been hearing rumors that claim a refreshed set of AirPods are on the way from Apple. The AirPods we have now were released way back at the tail end of 2016, so it wouldn't be surprising if Apple - which has a habit of releasing yearly refreshes for many of its devices - decides its time for a new model. Today, details about AirPods 2 have leaked out, and though it sounds like Apple's wireless earbuds will go through some significant changes, none of those will be outwardly obvious.

Continue Reading

Skullcandy Vert sports earbuds have a remote control puck

Skullcandy Vert sports earbuds have a remote control puck

Skullcandy has revealed a new wireless earbuds product called Vert and they're designed specifically for action sports athletes. The model features Bluetooth connectivity and a design that can fit under a helmet, but the key feature is a remote control disk that brings direct audio control to whatever item happens to be most convenient. The disk can be attached to a helmet, bag, or other object.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 Next