Tag: Wireless Headphones

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Google's Pixel Buds Aren't Even Close to Being Good

There was always something off about the Pixel Buds . Google released the smart, wireless headphones a full year after Apple released the AirPods. But the Pixel Buds aren’t exactly wireless, and they’re not exactly smart, either. In fact, after spending a few days with the product, I’m prepared to say it: the Pixel… Read…

Gadgets

Guidemaster: Finding good wireless headphones in a sea of compromises

Enlarge (credit: Jeff Dunn) Even as Bluetooth headphones continue to skyrocket in popularity, the state of wireless exercise headphones remains a bit hairy. Though the benefits of Bluetooth seem perfectly suited for the gym, and while there’s no shortage of demand for an uncompromised set of wireless workout headphones, the ideal pair always appears to be just out of reach….

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Sony's Truly Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds Are a Vision of the Future

When I first heard the pitch for the Sony WF-1000X , I thought I was hearing it wrong. Sony made a new set of wireless earbuds that aren’t just completely wireless—they also employ active noise-cancelling tech. This is a first for the wireless earbud industry, and let me be the first to tell you: It’s…

Mobile

Google brings fast wireless headphone Bluetooth pairing to Android

Google today announced a new feature called Fast Pair to quickly sync a pair of headphones with an Android smartphone. Fast Pair requires you to simply place a pair of headphones in Pairing mode near an Android device. This triggers a push notification on the phone screen. According to a demonstration in a post by…

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Sorry Bose, the Best Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones Are Now Made By Sony

It’s rare to see a company make an almost perfect product. It’s even rarer to see one improve an almost perfect product. And yet, here we are. Sony’s already incredible MDR-1000X wireless, adaptive noise-cancelling headphones got an upgrade earlier this year and dropped the price to $350. I’ve been testing the new… Read more… Read…

Tech

These wireless earbuds made me want to wear headphones all the time

New York City is never quiet, but most of the city’s residents prefer to walk around with their own private soundtrack blaring in their ears. Nearly everyone you see on the street is perpetually in an aural bubble, separate from the outside world. Wireless headphones make those bubbles even more pronounced without tethers to a…

Tech

Pre-order Samsung's Gear IconX headphones and the Gear Sport watch

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The pre-order period for the new Samsung Gear Sport watch and Gear IconX headphones is finally here. This may be the most important two-week window of your life. Both are available for pre-order from October 13th through October…

Gadgets

Optoma’s NuForce BE Free8 wireless headphones are a smart AirPods alternative

 Optoma has released new fully wireless headphones under its ‘NuForce’ audio sub brand, the BE Free8 earbuds. These are like Apple’s AirPods, requiring no wire to connect them, and they connect via Bluetooth to any device. The charging pod they ship with even has a similar design to the AirPod case, and carries three backup…

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The Best Beats Headphones Are Getting Better, Bit by Bit

Here’s a bold statement: Beats headphones have gotten better since Apple bought the company. They’re still kind of a trick, fueled by premium marketing from the tech company that invented premium marketing. The new Beats Studio3 Wireless headphones are no different. They’re better! But they’re still Beats. Read more… Read full post on Gizmodo.com