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The Nord Buds complement the Nord 2T and Nord CE 2 Lite in Europe. (Image source: OnePlus)

OnePlus Nord Buds arrive in Europe for €49 with Black Slate and White Marble colour options

OnePlus has introduced the Nord Buds in Europe, where the earbuds retail for €49. Available in two colours, the Nord Buds features 12.4 mm titanium drivers, up to 37 hours of battery life and support Bluetooth 5.2. The OnePlus Nor...
Alex Alderson, 19 May 2022 17:48
The Sony LinkBuds S comes in three colour options. (Image source: Sony)

Sony LinkBuds S: 4.8 g earbuds launch for US$199 with ANC, Hi-Res Audio, LDAC and multipoint audio

Sony has introduced the LinkBuds S, available in three colours for US$199. While the LinkBuds S fall under the same series as the original LinkBuds, Sony's latest earbuds are much closer to the WF-1000XM4. The LinkBuds support ANC...
Alex Alderson, 19 May 2022 17:28
Apple's popular wireless headphones, the AirPods Pro, are now part of a lawsuit filed in California (Image: Ignacio R)

Apple's AirPods Pro have allegedly ruptured a boy's eardrum

The unsuspecting twelve-year-old boy supposedly suffered permanent hearing damage when an extremely loud warning notification was played through his AirPods Pro, which is why Apple is now being sued for damages in California.
Enrico Frahn, 18 May 2022 00:46
The Astell&Kern KANN Max is a compact portable music player. (Image source: Astell&Kern)

Astell&Kern reveals KANN Max portable music player with Quad-DAC

Astell&Kern has unveiled the KANN Max portable music player, the most compact model in the KANN series. The player has a Quad-DAC module and a variety of sound optimization features. LDAC and aptX HD are supported for high-quality...
Polly Allcock, 17 May 2022 17:13
The KEF LS60 Wireless speaker system has a 1,400 W total output. (Image source: KEF)

KEF LS60 Wireless all-in-one speaker system revealed with 1,400 W power

The KEF LS60 Wireless is an all-in-one speaker system celebrating the brand’s 60th anniversary. The dual speakers have a total output of 1,400 W with various technologies to enhance the sound. Plus, an HDMI eARC port enables a hig...
Polly Allcock, 17 May 2022 13:16
The Sonos Sub Mini is a cheaper subwoofer from the brand. (Image source: Sonos)

Sonos Sub Mini cheaper subwoofer for Arc and Ray soundbars confirmed

Rumors about the Sonos Sub Mini have been corroborated by The Verge. Reports of a more affordable subwoofer from the brand began following an app update last year. The gadget will pair wirelessly with Sonos soundbars like the newl...
Polly Allcock, 17 May 2022 10:50
The Sony LinkBuds S will be available in three colours. (Image source: Roland Quandt & WinFuture)

Sony LinkBuds S: #NeverOff hardware launch event confirmed as European pricing, specifications and entire colour options surface

More details about the Sony LinkBuds S have emerged, including its European pricing. In the meantime, Sony has teased a new hardware event, dubbed #NeverOff. The LinkBuds S will be available in three colours and are rumoured to of...
Alex Alderson, 16 May 2022 21:18
At least they come in multiple colors. From left to right: Coral, Lemongrass, Fog, and Charcoal. (Image source: Google)

Pixel Buds Pro: 4 features Google blatantly borrowed from Apple

At its annual I/O event, Google revealed the new Pixel Buds Pro. Available for preorder this July, take a look at what Google’s high-end headphones offer for US$199. Are the Pixel Buds Pro an innovative leap forward or simply AirP...
Brahm Shank, 16 May 2022 08:32
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Ray is the most affordable home theater speaker from Sonos. (Image source: Sonos)

Sonos Ray launches as a cheaper soundbar from the company at US$279

The Sonos Ray home cinema soundbar is now available to pre-order. The gadget has many features, such as Speech Enhancement for clear dialogue. You can connect the device to your TV via an optical audio cable, and the soundbar is c...
Polly Allcock, 13 May 2022 11:06
The new generation of WH-1000X headphones retails for US$50 more than the WH-1000XM4. (Image source: Sony)

Sony WH-1000XM5: Revised WH-1000X headphones arrive nearing the US$400 mark with better noise cancellation, more microphones and a bulkier design

Sony has introduced the WH-1000XM5, a long-awaited upgrade over the WH-1000XM4. With a new look and improved hardware, the WH-1000XM5 should be a decent upgrade over the WH-1000XM4, were it not for its US$50 higher price tag and i...
Alex Alderson, 12 May 2022 18:54
Sonos has released the Roam portable speaker in three new colors. (Image source: Sonos)

Sonos Roam portable speaker is compatible with Sonos voice assistant and available in three new colors

The Sonos Roam portable speaker has been released in three new colorways: Sunset (orange), Wave (blue) and Olive (green). The speaker has many features, including Trueplay tuning technology, to adapt the sound based on your surrou...
Polly Allcock, 12 May 2022 18:30
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The Pixel Buds Pro will launch in four colours for US$199. (Image source: Google)

Google Pixel Buds Pro: Premium earbuds revealed for $199 with ANC, Bluetooth multipoint and automatic audio switching

Google has announced the Pixel Buds Pro, a premium answer to the Pixel Buds A-Series. Launching this summer for US$199, the Pixel Buds Pro will be available in four colours, all with ANC and Bluetooth multipoint. The Pixel Buds Pr...
Alex Alderson, 11 May 2022 22:13
1MORE EVO TWS (Source: 1MORE)

1MORE unleashes the top-of-the-line EVO TWS earbuds

As promised, the 1MORE EVO TWS earbuds are now available with SGS-certified adaptive ANC, support for the LDAC codec that delivers an excellent level of acoustic detail, SoundID personalized sound, wireless charging for the case, ...
Codrut Nistor, 10 May 2022 23:06
The nuBoxx AS-225 max has voice focus and Dolby decoder technologies. (Image source: Nubert)

Nubert nuBoxx AS-225 max soundbar released with voice focus and Dolby decoder features

Nubert has released a new soundbar, the nuBoxx AS-225 max. The speaker has many features, like voice focus and Dolby decoder, to optimize the soundtrack for the content playing on your connected TV. You can connect to the soundbar...
Polly Allcock, 10 May 2022 19:57
The Soundcore Motion Boom Plus has up to 20 hours of playback time. (Image source: Soundcore)

Anker Soundcore Motion Boom Plus is now available to pre-order with discount

The Anker Soundcore Motion Boom Plus can now be pre-ordered with a US$38 discount. The portable speaker has up to 20 hours of playback time and a PowerIQ feature that enables you to charge other devices from the gadget. Plus, Part...
Polly Allcock, 10 May 2022 17:07
Apple fans are crossing their fingers for a slimmer charging case and lossless audio support. (Image source: Unsplash)

AirPods Pro 2: 3 rumored features that will bring music to your ears

This fall will mark three years since the AirPods Pro launched back in late 2019. While early adopters of the premium wireless headphones are surely suffering from the downsides of aging batteries, a second-gen model of AirPods Pr...
Brahm Shank, 10 May 2022 10:18
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The AirPods Max debuted in five colours, including Sky Blue. (Image source: Ervo Rocks)

Apple to refresh the AirPods Pro this autumn alongside the AirPods Pro 2

According to reports, Apple is looking to bring new versions of the AirPods Pro and AirPods Max to market this summer. Reputedly, next-generation AirPods Pro will also come in new colourways, potentially building on the five that ...
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The LinkBuds S will bear the model number WF-LSN900 and will be available in two colours. (Image source: @_snoopytech_)

Sony LinkBuds S: US pricing and availability leaks for ANC-capable earbuds

Availability and pricing for the LinkBuds S have leaked. Reputedly, the earbuds will arrive less than a week after the WH-1000XM5 and will cost slightly more than the original LinkBuds. However, the LinkBuds S will also undercut t...
Alex Alderson, 06 May 2022 16:09
Jon Prosser expects the WH-1000XM5 to retail for US$50 more than its predecessor. (Image source: Sony)

Sony WH-1000XM5: Launch date confirmed as US pricing leaks with WH-1000XM4 set to remain at $349.99

Sony has started teasing a new product, dubbed #YourWorldStartsHere. To be revealed on May 12, the products appears to be the WH-1000XM5, Sony's next premium pair of over-ear headphones. In the meantime, pricing has been revealed ...
Alex Alderson, 06 May 2022 15:05
Willen and Emberton II are two new portable Bluetooth speakers from Marshall. (Image source: Marshall)

Marshall unveils Willen and Emberton II speakers with Stack Mode feature

Marshall has revealed two new portable Bluetooth speakers, Willen and Emberton II. The latest gadgets are compatible with Stack Mode, which allows you to connect multiple speakers for amplified sound, and you can control the devic...
Polly Allcock, 05 May 2022 18:05
The Porsche Design Soundbar PDB90 will be available to pre-order from June 1st. (Image source: Porsche Design)

Porsche Design Soundbar PDB90 with integrated subwoofer has been unveiled

Porsche Design has revealed the Soundbar PDB90, which will be available to pre-order from June 1st. The surround sound speaker has Dolby Atmos and DTS:X technologies for an immersive 3D experience. The device has 16 drivers, inclu...
Polly Allcock, 05 May 2022 17:12
The Sony WH-1000XM5 will launch in black and silver, latter pictured. (Image source: u/Chez5160)

Sony WH-1000XM5: Hands-on photos emerge confirming packaging and design change but only battery life on par with the WH-1000XM4

Hands-on photos with the WH-1000XM5 have leaked online, not long after marketing images appeared. While design changes extend to Sony's packaging, the WH-1000XM5 will in fact retain its predecessor's battery life.
Alex Alderson, 04 May 2022 22:50
The Pixel Buds 2. (Source: Editorial el Pirata)

Google Pixel Buds Pro set to take on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 2

A year after launching the mid-range Pixel Buds A, Google looks set to bring yet another TWS earbud device to the market. Supposedly, it will be branded as the Pixel Buds Pro and is coming soon—likely as a rival to the upcoming Ga...
Ricci Rox, 04 May 2022 21:36
A research team at MIT has developed an ultra-thin loudspeaker. (Image source: MIT News)

Paper-thin loudspeaker developed at MIT could be used as wallpaper

A team of researchers at MIT has developed a loudspeaker as thin as paper. The ultra-thin film can turn any surface into a loudspeaker, requiring little power to produce a high-quality sound. The researchers suggest many applicati...
Polly Allcock, 03 May 2022 16:50
The Chroma projector. (Source: VAVA)

The VAVA Chroma 4K UHD ALPD-enabled short-throw projector is now listed on Best Buy

The VAVA Chroma triple-laser projector became the most-funded product on Indiegogo in 2021. Now, it is available as a retail unit via its brand's own website. Alternatively, it will be available through Best Buy in some markets. T...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 02 May 2022 17:40
The Smart TV X Full HD. (Source: Realme)

Realme debuts its new Smart TV X Full HD in India

Realme has rounded its major Indian product event of today (April 28, 2022) with its latest smart TV. This new X Full HD variants boast Dolby Atmos-tuned stereo speakers and support Bluetooth 5 and 5GHz Wi-Fi and come in 2 sizes. ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 29 Apr 2022 19:16
The mighty, mini Realme Pad. (Source: Realme)

The Realme Pad Mini and Buds Air 3 debut in India

Realme India has made the Pad Mini official today (April 29, 2022). The OEM has brought the Unisoc Tiger T616-powered, 8.7-inch HD+ display slate to its new market in both Wi-Fi only and 4G/LTE-enabled forms. It has landed alongsi...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 29 Apr 2022 18:15
The new HiTune T3 earbuds. (Source: UGREEN)

UGREEN updates its HiTune T-series of TWS earbuds with ANC and Bluetooth 5.2

UGREEN has announced a new addition to the HiTune line of truly-wireless (TWS) earbuds. The T3s are placed on the more budget and AirPod-mimicking end of this spectrum - although they also feature active noise cancellation (ANC) f...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 29 Apr 2022 16:08
The Nord Buds. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus announces the first-gen Nord Buds, an affordable set of TWS earbuds with Bluetooth 5.2

The OnePlus Nord Buds have launched in India with a more original take on the typical AirPod-clone form-factor. They contain large "titanium" dynamic drivers, feature IP55 ingress-protection and have an estimated 30 hours of batte...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 28 Apr 2022 20:55
Bose QuietComfort 45 Review - Proven Headphones Now Even Better

Bose QuietComfort 45 Review - Proven Headphones Now Even Better

Balanced product care. The hallmarks of the Bose QuietComfort headphones are balanced sound and, above all, excellent noise suppression. Bose does a lot of fine-tuning with the QC 45 but fails to tackle an important area.
Daniel Schmidt, 27 Apr 2022 16:34
The impending EVO flagship earbuds. (Source: 1More)

1More claims its upcoming flagship TWS earbuds will become its most advanced yet on their launch

1More has now set a date for the launch of its next TWS earbuds, which, as the OEM claims, will challenge enthusiast-grade wired headphones for audio quality. The EVO buds are touted to debut with an upgraded internal design for h...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 27 Apr 2022 14:54
Android 13 gets its first Beta. (Source: Google)

Android 13 Beta 1 is now available to the public

Google has now officially confirmed that Android 13 has moved along the path to a full release to the point at which its first public beta is now available. Those who own eligible Pixel-series devices can install it to enhance the...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 27 Apr 2022 00:21
The POCO Buds Pro Genshin Impact Edition is only available in one colour. (Image source: POCO)

POCO Buds Pro: POCO introduces Genshin Impact Edition earbuds with 9 mm drivers and up 28 hours of battery life

The POCO Buds Pro Genshin Impact Edition has launched globally with plenty of features, despite its compact size. Not only do the earbuds support up to 28 hours of battery life, but they also offer multipoint connectivity, 9 mm co...
Alex Alderson, 26 Apr 2022 14:50
Sennheiser has released the Momentum True Wireless 3 in three colours. (Image source: Sennheiser)

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3: Premium earbuds launch with up to 28 hours of battery life and Hybrid Adaptive ANC for US$249.95

Sennheiser has unveiled the Momentum True Wireless 3, a premium alternative to the Sport True Wireless. The Momentum True Wireless 3 retails for US$249.95 and is available in three colours. Sennheiser's latest Momentum True Wirele...
Alex Alderson, 26 Apr 2022 12:14
Roccat Torch in detailed hands-on: Entry-level microphone for gamers and streamers with a mixer panel

Roccat Torch in detailed hands-on: Entry-level microphone for gamers and streamers with a mixer panel

For just under 100 Euros, Roccat promises a micro all-in-one package for gamers and streamers. All important functions can be controlled via the stand, the manufacturer speaks of studio quality, many RGB options are available, an integrated pop filter is installed and there is even gesture control. Is the Torch the "carefree" package for all creatives?
Christian Hintze, 25 Apr 2022 19:29
The POCO Watch is a re-branded Redmi Watch 2. (Image source: @OnLeaks & Digit.In)

POCO Watch: Renders of Xiaomi's first POCO smartwatch leak as POCO Buds Pro design also emerges

Renders of the POCO Watch and POCO Buds Pro have leaked, confirming their similarities with existing Xiaomi Redmi devices. The pair will launch on April 26 alongside the POCO F4 GT and should be available in multiple markets.
Alex Alderson, 23 Apr 2022 15:13
The Leviathan V2 comes with Razer Chroma RGB lighting, naturally. (Image source: Razer)

Razer Leviathan V2: Razer Chroma soundbar launches with a subwoofer for US$249.99

Razer has released the Leviathan V2, a 50 cm-wide soundbar that comes with a subwoofer. The Leviathan V2 supports THX Spatial Audio, among other features, and retails for US$249.99.
Alex Alderson, 23 Apr 2022 14:41
The LinkBuds S resemble a cheaper alternative to last year's WF-1000XM4. (Image source: @_snoopytech_)

Sony LinkBuds S: Design of upcoming earbuds leak bearing more than a passing resemblance to the WF-1000XM4

A leaker has shared many images of the Sony LinkBuds S WF-LSN900. While the earbuds will arrive under the LinBuds brand, they share their design with the WF-1000XM4. The same leak also introduces a few technical details about the ...
Alex Alderson, 22 Apr 2022 18:52
The Denon DHT-S217 has six drivers and supports Dolby Atmos, among other features. (Image source: Denon)

Denon DHT-S217: 2.1 Ch soundbar presented with Dolby Atmos support for US$249

Denon has unveiled the DHT-S217, a 2.1 Ch soundbar that features six drivers and supports Dolby Atmos. Available from next month, the Denon DHT-S217 also has plenty of I/O and comes with a bundled remote.
Alex Alderson, 22 Apr 2022 14:47
70mai's Saphir Watch. (Source: 70mai)

Poco Watch and Poco Buds Pro officially announced to launch globally on April 26

Xiaomi's sub-brand, Poco, has now officially announced the launch dates of its two latest products, the Poco Watch and Poco Buds Pro. Both devices will launch globally on April 26 alongside the Poco F4 GT.
Ricci Rox, 22 Apr 2022 14:35
The WH-1000XM5 will arrive in black and silver colourways, mirroring previous WH-1000X headphones. (Image source: Technik News)

Sony WH-1000XM5 leaks with a major redesign, longer battery life and new drivers

The Sony WH-1000XM5 has leaked again, confirming that the WH-1000XM4 successor will feature longer battery life and a significant redesign. Purportedly, Sony has also made other changes, such as new drivers and ANC improvements.
Alex Alderson, 22 Apr 2022 14:35
The Sennheiser Sport True Wireless is IP54 certified. (Image source: Sennheiser)

Sennheiser Sport True Wireless earbuds arrive for US$130 with Qualcomm aptX and Bluetooth 5.2 support

Sennheiser has released the Sport True Wireless earbuds, a pair of premium earbuds that retail for US$130. The earbuds come with multiple ear tips and fins for maximised comfort, plus up to 27 hours of battery life.
Alex Alderson, 22 Apr 2022 00:14
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX earbuds have adaptive active noise cancellation. (Image source: Bang & Olufsen)

Bang & Olufsen launches the Beoplay EX earbuds with 9.2 mm drivers

The latest wireless headphones from Bang & Olufsen, the Beoplay EX earbuds, will go on sale next month. Each headphone features a large 9.2 mm driver and adaptive active noise-cancelling technology. The gadget has six microphones ...
Polly Allcock, 21 Apr 2022 11:38
The Harman Kardon Citation MultiBeam 1100 Soundbar is now available to pre-order in Europe

The Harman Kardon Citation MultiBeam 1100 Soundbar is now available to pre-order in Europe

While Harman Kardon has not officially released it, the Citation MultiBeam 1100 Soundbar is now available to pre-order in Europe. The device is designed for streaming and is the first in the Citation range to have Dolby Atmos and ...
Polly Allcock, 19 Apr 2022 12:11
The OnePlus Nord Buds will debut in India on April 28. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus Nord Buds details revealed with active noise cancellation seemingly missing

OnePlus will bring the OnePlus Nord Buds to India on April 28. The Nord Buds looks to be a rebadge of the OnePlus Buds N scheduled to debut in China on April 21, and most major details of the TWS earbuds have now been leaked.
Ricci Rox, 18 Apr 2022 11:42
The Beats Studio Buds are now available in six colours. (Image source: Beats)

Beats Studio Buds: Apple introduces three new colours as Android app receives more features

Apple has released three new colours for the Beats Studio Buds, a cheaper alternative to the AirPods Pro. The Beats Studio Buds now come in six colours, including Sunset Pink. Simultaneously, the Beats app for Android has received...
Alex Alderson, 12 Apr 2022 23:46
The new S522W soundbar. (Source: TCL)

TCL unleashes its new flagship soundbar with second-gen RayDanz technology on the European market

TCL has introduced 3 of its latest soundbars to European customers, each of which comes with its own subwoofer and Bluetooth for wireless streaming. The highest-end of this new line-up also features the latest generation of in-hou...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 12 Apr 2022 15:53
The OnePlus Nord Buds are expected to be considerably cheaper than the OnePlus Buds Z2. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus Nord Buds, OnePlus 10R, OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite to launch on April 28

OnePlus has now officially announced a launch event scheduled for April 28 in India. The company only claims an "array of OnePlus devices" will debut at the event, but all available information points towards those being the Nord ...
Ricci Rox, 11 Apr 2022 12:46
TCL's latest Red Dot award winners. (Source: TCL)

TCL announces a launch for its latest, Red Dot award-winning 4K miniLED TVs and soundbars

TCL has set a date on which its newest 4K TVs and soundbars will be unleashed on the international market. The OEM has revealed that there will be at least 2 products from either product category to preview during the show ahead o...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 10 Apr 2022 16:41
Apple's AirPods Pro offer quite a few features and are 30% off today. (Image via Apple)

Deal | Grab Apple's AirPods Pro for $75 off at Amazon (or Beats Studio Buds for $30 off)

Apple's AirPods Pro are on sale over at Amazon for US$75 off, a 30% discount. You can snag a pair for US$174. If your budget is a bit smaller, The Beats Studio Buds are also on sale for US$120.
Sam Medley, 09 Apr 2022 18:47

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