Tag: headphones

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 noise-canceling headphones are cheaper than ever at $120

The hottest noise-canceling headphones come at a premium — big names like Sony’s WH-1000XM3 can cost more than $300. But there are more affordable alternatives! The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 are a good one, and right now, they’re just $120 — a sum our own Rita describes as “almost a steal.” When she reviewed the Pro […]

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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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How to use Google Assistant through your headphones

SoundGuys Google Assistant can perform a wide array of tasks, including reading notifications, answering questions, and reciting recipes. If you’ve never used Google Assistant through your headphones, consider this your guide on all you need to know for getting started. We’ll cover the differences between headphones with Google Assistant support and full integration, how to […]

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Oops. Samsung Turkey prematurely reveals Gear IconX update

According to Android Police, the FCC and Samsung Turkey inadvertently provided information about the presumed Gear IconX replacement, the Samsung Galaxy Buds, via its warranty page. Not only was the name temporarily public, but an illustration of the charging case’s underside is also available. See for yourself below: FCC The Samsung Galaxy Buds are the presumed […]

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Sony’s excellent WH-1000XM3 ANC Bluetooth headphones are $292 ($58 off) at MassGenie

Sony has been producing noise-cancelling headphones for some time now, and the WH-1000XM3 is its best offering in that category yet. Its biggest downside is price — at $350, I personally think these headphones are worth every penny, but there’s no denying they’re expensive. For those of you who’ve been waiting for a deal, MassGenie […]

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Everyone seems to be making high-end headphones except Google

Microsoft Microsoft released a set of high-end wireless headphones at the end of 2018. Now, both Apple and Sonos are reportedly also making premium over-ear headphones. Why don’t high-end headphones made by Google exist? In October last year, we found out that Microsoft had secretly developed a set of high-end over-the-ear headphones which eventually hit […]

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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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Audio-Technica announces high-end ATH-ANC900BT noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones

Audio-Technica is a fan-favorite manufacturer of comparatively reasonably priced, high-quality audio gear. The company announced a slew of new products at CES this year, including several pairs of new additions to its noise-canceling QuietPoint line. Among those are the ATH-ANC900BT, a pair of high-end wireless cans meant to compete with the likes of the Sony WH-1000XM3. The ATH-ANC900BT […]

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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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Jabra’s new Elite 85h noise-cancelling headphones have Alexa and Assistant built-in

Jabra Launches Elite 85h Headphones With SmartSound: Exclusive AI Technology for Intelligent Adaptive Audio Best-in-class headphones sets new standards with maximum battery life, custom engineered 40mm speakers and advanced six-microphone call technology for crystal-clear sound SmartSound technology: AI for adaptive sound environments Digital Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation for total calls and music immersion 100 percent […]

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