Items tagged with Audio

LG Electronics has expanded its Tone Free true wireless earbuds family today. A new flagship design appears in the form of the LG T90 earbuds, which feature several advances, including the headlining head tracking functionality from Dolby, improved active noise cancellation (ANC), better ergonomics, and  graphene... Read more...
Here's a deal that some of you will quite literally find to be music to your ears. Straight to the point, Apple is gifting eligible students who sign up for a discounted Apple Music student subscription with a free pair or Beats Flex earphones. Technically these are wireless earbuds, as they don't plug into your... Read more...
A premium set of earbuds can set you back hundreds of dollars. Whether they ultimately live up to the price tag is debatable, and obviously depends on the specific model. On the opposite end of the spectrum, however, OnePlus is shooting lower (much lower) in price while claiming to still deliver a premium audio... Read more...
A group of MIT engineers have developed a paper-thin loudspeaker that can be used to turn just about any surface into an audio source. The new technology, referred to as the thin-film loudspeaker, produces sound with little distortion while utilizing minimal energy. Imagine being able to wallpaper your room with... Read more...
Hey musicians and DJs, do you ever feel like your mixer is just a bit too bulky? Do you ever feel like you need to lay down that mix as soon as inspiration strikes, but you're not in the studio? Well, Teenage Engineering has an admittedly pricey but beautiful, petite and elegant solution for you. The new... Read more...
Do you live in a constant state of fear? Are you terrified of the world around you? Someone who'd really rather stay home, yet must venture out into the horrifying real world? First, make sure you remember your Xanax. Once that's taken care of, check out Dyson's new "Dyson Zone" wearable air purifier and... Read more...
Those of us "Elder Millennials" and Gen X can easily harken back to the days of pencils fixing our music. Gen X has at least a few years more of experience of doing so, though. Well, Cabbage Patch Kids & Teddy Ruxpin owners, the days of your music being eaten by your tape deck look to finally be over! Before you go... Read more...
Noise-canceling headphones have become increasingly popular over the last few years, especially as more people work from home. One of the downsides to these kinds of headphones is that it can be a little too easy to ignore the outside world. There may be a happy medium between immersing yourself in work and returning... Read more...
This past Summer, LG created a new product category with its UltraGear Gaming Speaker (GP9), though not entirely from scratch. The GP9 combines aspects of a soundbar with a portable Bluetooth speaker, and also serves as an external USB soundcard with a built-in Hi-Fi Quad DAC (ESS9038 Pro) to bring your headphones to... Read more...
When it comes to music, delivering high-quality sound to your ears can make listening experience much more immersive. If you decide to stream music from Spotify, that quality can vary from song to song depending on several factors. To combat this, Spotify will begin offering Premium subscribers the option to upgrade... Read more...
When watching movies and television shows, bad audio can take viewers out of the moment in an epic battle scene or the final romantic moment between Romeo and Juliet. When it comes to TVs and sound systems, there is a certain level of hardware quality to be expected. However, when it comes to Android devices, your... Read more...
LG on Thursday launched two sets of wireless earphones, one of which comes with a slim "UVnano" charging case that zaps germs and bacteria away with ultraviolet (UV) light, as its name implies. According to LG, this eliminates 99.9 percent of E. coli and S. aureus from the non-toxic, hypoallergenic silicone ear gel... Read more...
Lots of folks are working from home these days, and that means endless WebEx, Zoom, Skype, or other online meeting sessions. When you're not optimally equipped to work from home, especially if you don't have a dedicated workspace, that can be a bit of a mess with lots of background noise happening while you're in a... Read more...
Apple has an obviously vested interest in audio, with its Apple Music service, pricey Beats acquisition, and HomePod speaker. So, it is not surprising to learn that the Cupertino company is planning to launch a new line of wireless, over-the-ear headphones. What's interesting, however, is the modular approach Apple is... Read more...
It would appear that Google is awfully close to launching its revamped Google Buds 2 earphones. After being announced in October 2019 and then spied at Bluetooth SIG in January of this year, the latest cameo for Google's second generation Pixel Buds took place at an online retailer, where the earphones (and full list... Read more...
Sometimes at the end of a long work week, you just need to kick back and crank up the tunes. Whether you choose to fire up a rocking playlist to get the adrenaline pumping or prefer smooth jazz music, that's up to you. If you are looking for a deal on some great sounding speakers, though, we can help. Bose's Home... Read more...
The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is right around the corner, and that means a bevy of product announcements are incoming. Ahead of the event, LG announced it plans to roll out an "impressive lineup of soundbars" with premium quality audio, easy connectivity, smart functionality, and "AI room... Read more...
At some point in our educational careers, we all used calculators that had solar panels. Those panels provided all the power that the calculator needed to run, be it light from the indoor fixtures or sunlight from a window. JBL has unveiled a new prototype product on Indigogo called the JBL Reflect with similar... Read more...
You may have noticed that audio in is now quieter in some games after applying the latest round of cumulative updates to Windows 10. The good news is, Microsoft is aware of the issue and is planning to roll out a fix, though it might be a couple of weeks before it arrives. In the meantime, there is an official... Read more...
Roku just made it easy to upgrade your television's audio and add streaming capabilities in one fell swoop. The new Roku Smart Soundbar is notable because not only is it the company's first soundbar, but it also comes with a built-in Roku Ultra streamer, allowing users to stream videos in up to 4K Ultra HD with HDR... Read more...
Fans of Sonos audio systems and wireless speakers that can be moved around the home will appreciate the new leak that shows off the design of the Sonos Move Bluetooth speaker. The leaked images appear to be for marketing materials and show off all aspects of the device, including its charge base. Reports indicate that... Read more...
As most of you are probably aware, Creative Labs, is one of the Founding Fathers of PC Audio and has manufactured sound cards and other audio-related hardware for 30 years. The original Sound Blaster was the de facto standard for DOS gaming audio almost right from its release in 1989. As high-profile PC games like... Read more...
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