Tag: Audio

You can still get Sony’s insanely good $350 wireless noise cancelling headphones for $199.99

Bose makes terrific noise cancelling headphones, and you really can’t go wrong with the QuietComfort 35s. We also love Bowers & Wilkins’ PX wireless noise cancelling headphones. There can only be one king, however, and the consensus among most reviewers is that Sony’s top-of-the-line headphones are as good as it gets. There’s only one problem, […]

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Best audio of CES 2019

This article originally appeared on our sister site: SoundGuys.com. Another CES is in the books, and the SoundGuys team has scoured the show for the latest and greatest sound technology. While we only looked at completed products available for purchase in the near future, 2019 is going to be absolutely bananas for audiophiles when it […]

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Where are the true wireless earbuds that use Qualcomm’s TrueWireless Stereo Plus?

Plenty of neat new products have been unveiled at CES this year, kickstarting a number of new trends for 2019. One unfortunate absentee from the list are Bluetooth earbuds sporting Qualcomm’s TrueWireless Stereo Plus technology. We did spot the Mavin Air-X brandishing support, but that was essentially it. Don’t miss Android Authority’s CES Top Picks 2019 Awards: Our […]

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Sol Republic comeback includes true wireless, noise cancelling earbuds

Sol Republic Sol Republic enters 2019 with a running start by debuting a five-product wireless audio lineup. Sol Republic’s brand revival includes five new wireless audio products. The Amps Air + includes IPX5 noise cancelling earbuds and will retail for $199.99 in October. Sol Republic’s partnership with Tile facilitates Tile tracking integration in the Shadow […]

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House of Marley Google Assistant speaker reduces, reuses, and recycles

[embedded content] House of Marley, an audio company recognized for its direct ties to Bob Marley and kin, focuses on sustainability. It kicked off CES 2019 with a wide array of environmentally friendly products. The company’s focus on wireless follows its competitors, only reaffirming the mobile audio transition to wireless listening. Get Together Mini with […]

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Alexa, what’s new with Edifier’s latest smart speakers?

Edifier The matte black panels joining the lateral wooden siding make for a sophisticated a a great-looking design. Edifier’s latest bookshelf speakers and smart home theater system support Amazon Alexa for ultimate at-home convenience. While the company traditionally provides listeners with no-frills setups, its transition toward smart home speakers seems a safe, calculated move. Edifier […]

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My favorite end-of-year tradition: the Bullseye podcast standup comedy special

When I was in Berlin last month, I stopped into the offices of Netzpolitik (previously), the outstanding German digital rights activist group, where I recorded an interview for their podcast (MP3), talking about science fiction, utopianism, dystopianism, how we can change the world, and why my kid has so many names. READ THE REST Composer […]

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