Tag: bluetooth

Deal: Pick up the Voyager 5200 Bluetooth headset for just $60

[embedded content] A Bluetooth headset not only makes you look important, it’s also extremely useful. You could be driving, typing, or generally just carrying stuff — the right headset lets you talk hands-free, even in this noisy old world. The Voyager 5200 Bluetooth headset from Plantronics is the ideal solution. Packed with clever technology, it ensures that […]

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Grab a factory refurbished UE Boom 2 for $57 ($30 off) from Woot

Bluetooth speakers are extremely commonplace these days, but one of the more popular brands is Ultimate Ears, aka UE. The cross-shaped volume buttons have become somewhat iconic, as well as instantly recognizable. Though a few years old, UE’s Boom 2 is still a solid choice for some portable beats and you can pick up a […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Buds coming March 8th for $129

Samsung is no stranger to true wireless earbuds, but its first attempt attracted widespread derision for the pitiful battery life. The second-gen IconX did better, but the price tag was high at $200. Now, the Galaxy Buds are launching alongside the Galaxy S10 with a surprisingly reasonable price. These earbuds are coming March 8th for […]

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Enjoy cordless music for less than $40 with Aukey’s True Wireless Earbuds

Apple popularized fully cordless audio with its AirPods, but other manufacturers also offer cheaper or better alternatives. A good illustration is Aukey’s in-ear buds, which are much more discreet than their counterpart — meaning they don’t look like toothbrush heads — and cost $100 less. The below coupons make them $20 cheaper and therefore one of […]

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Aukey’s popular Latitude EP-B40 Bluetooth earbuds are down to $18 (40% off) on Amazon

Even if your phone still has a headphone jack, Bluetooth earbuds are a lot more convenient when you’re out and about. The Aukey Latitude EP-B40 Bluetooth earbuds have been around for a while, amassing 1,500 Amazon reviews with an overall rating of 3.7 stars, and they’re on sale today for $18. That’s $12 off the […]

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Sony WH-1000XM3 ANC Bluetooth headphones drop to $290 for Rakuten members with coupon code

If you’re looking for a new pair of solid Bluetooth headphones, and you happen to be a Rakuten member (or considering becoming one), then this deal is one to pay attention to. Normally $339.95, Sony’s excellent WH-1000XM3 are now $289.95 with a coupon code, making them just a tad cheaper than we saw last week. […]

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Review: Soundcore Liberty Air true wireless earbuds are an incredible value

Article Contents Like it or not, headphone jacks are getting harder to find on smartphones, and that makes your wireless headphones more crucial than ever. There are some compelling true wireless options out there, but you have to spend big to get features like low-latency, Type-C charging, and long battery life. As the technology improves, […]

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Waze Beacons arrive in New York City tunnels

Solid concrete and GPS don’t get along all that well, as New York City’s bridge and tunnel crowd can attest. Commuters, couriers, bus attendants, cabbies, and sightseers driving between the Garden State and the Big Apple — or crossing from Manhattan into the city’s outer boroughs (or vice versa)  — […]

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The SteelSeries Stratus Duo controller is made for gaming at home and on the go

SteelSeries For the last three and a half years, the SteelSeries Stratus XL has been one of the best Bluetooth gaming controllers. At long last, SteelSeries is releasing a new controller called the Stratus Duo. The controller has been given the Duo name as it can be used with smartphones, Samsung Gear VR, and Oculus Go over […]

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Jaybird unveils the thoroughly unexciting RUN XT true wireless earbuds

Redefine Your Run with Jaybird RUN XT True Wireless Headphones Jaybird Introduces Waterproof Version of its Completely Wire-Free Sport Headphones PARK CITY, Utah — Jan. 29, 2019 — Jaybird, a leader in sport headphones for runners, announced today the Jaybird RUN XT True Wireless Sport Headphones, the next evolution of Jaybird RUN designed for runners and athletes. Now […]

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Portless phones: Dumb gimmick or inevitable future?

Meizu Meizu and Vivo, both of which recently announced phones with no ports, are seeking the answer to an age-old question: do people prefer function or form? The answer, as always, is “it depends,” but in this case Meizu and Vivo are asking consumers to vote with their wallets. Should they? In September 2016, Apple […]

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Bluetooth gains ‘direction finding’ for location accuracy to the centimeter

Bluetooth is already a key feature in billions of connected devices, serving as a wire-free way of transferring data over short distances. It is what has enabled smartphone makers to ditch their headphones jacks, while multi-million dollar companies have sprung up with novel businesses that leverage the technology — for […]

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Bluetooth will soon be able to pinpoint devices down to the centimeter

Bluetooth already knows how to find phones, and location accuracy is fairly decent. A planned update to Bluetooth, however, will give the short-range radio tech the power to pinpoint devices’ direction and location down to the centimeter. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group today announced a direction-finding feature that allows Bluetooth to determine the direction a […]

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Samsung Galaxy Buds pop up on Bluetooth SIG: Gear IconX to get a new name?

Bluetooth earbuds have become another trendy device category for mobile manufacturers, as the likes of Google, HMD Global and Samsung all now offer their own products. Today, it looks like the latter company is readying its next take, possibly called Galaxy Buds. A filing for “Galaxy Buds” popped up on the Bluetooth SIG website earlier, noting […]

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Cheap wireless workout buds: Anker’s aptX SoundBuds Slim+ are $22 with a coupon

You can spend hundreds of dollars on Bluetooth earbuds that sound great and don’t have any wires, but that’s overkill if you just need something to toss in your gym bag and eventually lose. That’s what the Anker SoundBuds Slim+ are all about. These are competent earbuds that usually only cost $30, and you can get them […]

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Deal: Take 60% off Cresuer Touchwave Bluetooth Earbuds

[embedded content] We know that great sound is important to you, so we’re always on the lookout for big deals on high-quality Bluetooth earbuds. The Cresuer Touchwave Bluetooth Earbuds fit the bill perfectly, combining minimalist design with state-of-the-art technology. Check out the video above to see what we mean.  Carbon nanotube diaphragms are the next generation of sound technology, allowing Cresuer […]

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Anker Zolo Liberty Air true wireless earbuds are $64 ($16 off) on Amazon with coupon

In the last couple of years, we’ve seen some real strides toward the truly wireless earbud dream — one that I do not share, but I digress. Doubtless, Apple kicked off the fervor with the Airpods, but that hasn’t stopped some other legitimately good options from popping up. We’ve looked at few here at AP, […]

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Review: Sony’s $350 WH-1000XM3 headphones live up to the hype

Article Contents In today’s $350 wireless, ANC-equipped over-ear headphones space, there are two primary competitors: Bose’s QuietComfort 35 II and Sony’s WH-1000XM3. Bose has long been championed as the king of the segment by many, but it seems impossible to talk about the QC35 II these days without someone butting in about how the identically-priced […]

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[Update: Pricing, release info] Brydge has made the first Bluetooth keyboard and touchpad for Chrome OS, and they’re beautiful

Historically, Brydge has released keyboards for iPads and Surface Pros, although we became more familiar with the company thanks to the ‘Made for Google’ Pixel Slate keyboard it recently produced. Brydge’s Google intentions don’t stop there, though, as it’s now announced the first-ever wireless keyboard and touchpad designed exclusively for Chrome OS. Styled in the […]

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