Tag: Audio

Amazon expands ‘Multi-Room Music’ speaker sync to third-party hardware

In addition to all the other hardware-related news today, Amazon is also rolling out its multi-room audio feature to third-party hardware. Called Alexa Multi-Room Music, the expanded support for other Alexa-powered devices will allow you to group third-party speakers, including offerings from companies like Bose and Sonos, together with Amazon’s Echo hardware for synchronized playback. This […]

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Amazon reportedly plans to release a bunch of new Alexa-enabled devices this year — including a microwave

Amazon is planning to release a whole bunch of new Alexa-enabled devices this year, including — naturally — a microwave oven, according to a report from CNBC. Per the report, the company intends to release at least eight new devices controllable by its digital assistant by year’s end. Other planned devices include audio components, like […]

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You’re probably almost out of time to get the best-selling Bluetooth speaker on Amazon for $20

We cannot emphasize enough how crazy you would have to be not to take advantage of Amazon’s current sale on the OontZ Angle 3 New Enhanced Edition Portable Bluetooth Speaker. This water-resistant beauty has been the best-selling portable Bluetooth speaker on Amazon’s entire site for years because it offers terrific performance at a price that’s […]

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Master & Dynamic MW07 are premium true wireless earbuds with beryllium drivers and USB-C for $299

Perhaps not that well known outside certain circles, New York brand Master & Dynamic creates audio products with a focus on high-end materials and expressive design. Such luxury does not come cheap, with their headline wireless speaker, designed by Sir David Adjaye, selling for an eye-watering $1,800. The MW07 are the company’s first true wireless earbuds, […]

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The hottest new Bluetooth headphones on Amazon are only $24 right now

When the TaoTronics TT-BH07 Wireless 4.2 Magnetic Earbuds were released this past summer, they became an instant hit. They combine great features like IPX6 water-resistance for workouts, great sound quality, impressive battery life, and a sleek magnetic design at a surprisingly low price point. Today, however, that low pricing gets even lower because they’re on […]

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Anker’s newest and best Bluetooth earbuds are on sale for under $30 today

Anker’s dedicated audio brand Soundcore might be new, but the company has been making headphones and speakers for years. In all that time, however, we’ve never come across headphones quite as impressive as the new Soundcore Arc Wireless Sport Earphones by Anker. These new earbuds feature a great design that’s lightweight and water-resistant, but nice […]

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Google Voice v2018.36 prepares Mark as Read in notifications, support for more attachment types, and a contact list fix [APK Teardown]

Article Contents Google Voice was once thought to be abandoned, but these days we’re seeing regular updates and improvements. The latest version bump hit yesterday with small fixes and tweaks to the UI, plus preparations for some future enhancements. What’s New Unofficial Changelog: (the stuff we found) Fix for the contact list Fix for contact […]

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aptX Adaptive takes Bluetooth audio up another level

A more in-depth article originally appeared on our sister site, SoundGuys.com At IFA in Berlin, Qualcomm unveiled its latest Bluetooth audio codec for smartphones and headphones: aptX Adaptive. This isn’t the 24-bit/96kHz codec from Qualcomm that some have been clamoring for, but don’t be disheartened. aptX Adaptive sets out to solve a number of the biggest […]

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Sony reveals new Google Assistant-enabled WH-1000XM3 headphones and smart speakers

It was only around a year ago that the general public first began hearing about Google Assistant-enabled headphones (codenamed “Bisto”). In short order, that ecosystem has expanded and now there are several products on the market that feature the voice assistant, including the Bose QuietComfort 35 II, JBL Everest 110GA, and Sony WH-1000XM2. At IFA today, […]

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Bose’s best wireless noise cancelling headphones are back down to their lowest price of 2018

There’s really no question whatsoever that the Bose QuietComfort 35 (Series II) Wireless Headphones are the best noise cancelling headphones Bose has ever made. There’s also no question that they’re expensive. The best always comes at a cost, but that cost is significantly lower than usual right now because the QC35s are back on sale […]

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Aukey just released new earbuds that give you 1 hour of playback with just a 15-minute charge

Popular gadget maker Aukey just released a brand new pair of Bluetooth headphones on Amazon and they’re destined to be best-sellers. Called simply AUKEY Sports Earphones, they offer a few notable new features. First, they have a water-resistant nano coating on the internal components that makes the sweat-proof and perfect for workouts. Second, they offer […]

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