Headphones

I've tested dozens of Bluetooth headphones in the past year, and this is the best pair I've tried yet

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><b>The PX is Bowers & Wilkins' first pair of noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones.</b>• <b><br>Its design is clean and compact, and it sounds better than</b> …

1MORE Quad Driver Earphone Review

Tonality8<p>Build & Fit8.5<p>Matchability9<p>Value For Money8<p>8.4<p>Our Score<p>$199<p>1MORE<p>I received a big ol’ box from 1MORE that included 3 of their IEMs: The Quad, …

Amy Winehouse

Daily Deals: Sennheiser Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones $300, Minolta 1080p Dash Cam $60, more

In today’s Daily Deals, Best Buy is offering the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless Over-the-Ear Noise Canceling Headphones for <b>$299.98 shipped</b>. That’s $100 off the regular price/ Amazon’s current listing and the lowest we can find for them. It features Bluetooth 4.2 technology and offer a lightweight, …

Dashcam

CanJam at RMAF2017: Klipsch Heritage HP-3 Semi-Open Over-Ear Headphones

Vlad Grodzinskiy and I chatted earlier this year at CES about their upcoming new Heritage series headphones. Of course, Vlad and the design team have …

Audiophile

iFrogz Impulse Duo Wireless Earbuds Review – Drop The Bass

There’s no doubting the power of wireless in 2017, with many brands now offering wireless options for some of their more esteemed products in their …

Wireless

Philips Over-Ear Headphones pack Hi-Fi sound quality at $50 shipped

Newegg offers the Philips SHP9500S Over-Ear Headphones in black for <b>$51.99 shipped</b>. That’s good for $23 off the regular going rate, is within $2 of the all-time low and the best offer currently available. Over 200 Newegg shoppers have left a 4.2/5 egg rating.<p>Philips Over-Ear Headphones Specs include:<p>…

Gear & Gadgets

Razer’s Electra V2 headset does virtual 7.1 surround sound on a budget

Gaming headphones and headsets can be a real crapshoot, with some of them being downright excellent and others, <i>the majority</i>, tending toward poorly engineered disappointment. I can’t yet speak for where on that spectrum Razer’s Electra V2 cans will land, but the good thing is that you won’t be …

Technology

Bose QuietComfort 35 II Review | Trusted Reviews

What are the Bose QuietComfort 35 II?<p>Hell is other people, and nobody shuts them up more effectively than Bose. Its QuietComfort headphones are …

Nintendo Switch now supports USB headphones

Turns out Nintendo rolled out another pretty useful feature with Switch OS version 4.0.0 but curiously kept it a secret. Some Reddit users have discovered that the update comes with support for USB devices, even wireless USB headsets like Sony's Gold Wireless headset for PlayStation and PC. You …

Technology

New Razer Electra V2 headset comes in 3.5mm and USB variants

<b>A little choice is never a bad thing, right?</b><p>Once upon a time, headsets only had one connectivity option: 3.5mm jack connectors. Usually this meant …

Laptops

Harman Kardon Invoke

<b>Pros</b><p>First smart speaker with Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant.<p><b>Cons</b><p>As a voice assistant, Cortana isn't as polished as the competition. Speaker woke …

Amazon

Jaybird’s Run totally wireless earbuds are wire-free wonders for everyone

The market for totally wireless earbuds is really maturing fast, with many entries from both new and established companies. Jaybird recently joined the crowd, with its own Run earbuds. The Logitech-owned company has long been a really solid competitor when it comes to Bluetooth headphones, and its …

Gear & Gadgets

5 Wireless Headphones Better Than Apple AirPods

Sorry, audio enthusiasts—it’s happening. Whether you like it or not, headphone jacks are a thing of the past. <i>The Verge</i> may have called this decision, …

Sennheiser IE 800 S Earbuds Launch This Month For $1,000

As well as unveiling their new Sennheiser headphones, the company has also unveiled a new set of earbuds in the form of the Sennheiser IE 800 S which …

Earbuds

Egads, You Can Now Use Wireless Headphones With Switch Thanks To The 4.0.0 Update

One of the biggest complaints about the Switch is the lack of any kind of support for wireless headphones beyond wangling something together with an …

Nintendo

Nintendo Switch Includes Wireless Headphones Support

The Nintendo Switch's latest 4.0.0 update came with surprise functionality not listed in Nintendo's official notes — the ability to use wireless …

Gaming

Here Is Everything You Need To Make Your Conference Calls Not Suck

Follow these steps if you want to stop shouting “Can you move closer to the mic!?”<p>The phrase many remote workers dread the most: “Let’s jump on a conference call.”<p>That’s because for most, conference calls can be a frustrating and awkward experience. Despite having their mobile or headset pressed …

Bose QuietComfort 25 NC Headphones for Apple devices now $170 (Reg. $270)

The official Bose eBay store offers its QuietComfort 25 Noise Cancelling Headphones for Apple devices in white for <b>$169.95 shipped</b>. For comparison, it has a $300 list price but usually sells for $250 or more online. Today’s offer is nearly $100 less than the Amazon all-time low. Rated 4.2/5 stars by …

Gear & Gadgets

Now that the Google Pixel 2 is available, how do you feel about losing the headphone jack? [Poll]

Earlier this year, we reported that Google was going to forgo the headphone jack on the Pixel 2. Naturally, that tidbit was met with some pretty negative reactions at first. In a poll, we asked if the lack of a headphone jack be a dealbreaker and almost 60% of you said yes. Despite this, it appears …

Google Pixel

Chunky wireless headphones have working VU meters on the outside

The functioning VU meter on the outer face of each earcup is a design nod to the legacy of Ashdown Music, from which Meters Music sprouted earlier …

Wireless

Sennheiser's new IE 800 S is designed for audio purists on-the-go

Sennheiser is introducing a new version of its IE 800 headphones with the IE 800 S. The new model gets a big upgrade in the acoustics department with …

'Pink Noise' Is The Most Millennial Secret To Getting Those 8 Hours Of Sleep

Listening to 'pink noise' could be the latest way to get a good night's sleep.<p>We've all heard of white noise and the black and grey fuzzy tv screen …

Sleep

10 Best Microphone for Youtubers 2017 - #4 is Highly Recommended !

There is no point in recording HD videos if you cannot process the sound properly. For any YouTuber, it is a must to have a good microphone. Thanks …

Filmmaking

CanJam at RMAF2017 People I Love - Mike Moffat and his Gadget

Hooo boy, welcome to a rabbit hole. A good sounding one, but still...<p>Back in the days of Stradivarius, says Mike, instrument makers would tune middle …

Audiophile

Nintendo adds wireless headphone support in Switch firmware 4.0.0

Nintendo quietly added wireless headphone support to the Switch with the 4.0.0 update. Its omission from the patch notes might indicate that the …

Wireless

FCC filing for Google Pixel Buds reveals Chinese maker also behind PlayStation headphones

Google Pixel Buds won’t be available until next month, but in the meantime the Assistant-enabled headphones passed through the FCC. Notably, the filing was not made by Google, but rather a Chinese company that has a history of audio products and an assortment of Sony PlayStation accessories.<p>Unlike …

Technology

Beats by Dre Taps World’s Biggest Artists & Athletes for Studio3 Wireless “1 of 1” Campaign

On October 20, Beats by Dre celebrated over 100 of the top athletes and artists in the Beats family with customized Studio3 Wireless headphones for …

Wireless

AI workout headphones help keep track of your vitals and more: $180 (Reg. $250)

Amazon currently has the Vi A.I. Fitness Tracker with Heart Rate & Real-Time Audio Coaching sport headphones on sale for $199.98 shipped, with an on-page coupon brings that down to <b>$179.98 shipped</b>. Normally priced at $250, this is the lowest we’ve seen the headphones. Bringing Harman Kardon premium …

Gear & Gadgets

Borofone BE10 Transformer Wireless Earphones

Change the way you take in audio with the Borofone BE10 Transformer Wireless Earphones. This set has a 2-in-1 design that lets you switch between …

Wireless

These award-winning Bose headphones are nearly half off right now

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