Articles about Headphones

Second-Gen AirPods Pro Could Launch In First Half Of 2021
Apple’s first-gen AirPods Pro has been around for a couple of years now, which means that it seems like it might be time for a refresh. According to a report from DigiTimes (paywall), it appears that the second-gen AirPods Pro could arrive in the first half of 2021.

AirPods Max Teardown Finds It Surprisingly Serviceable
As companies move to create smaller and thinner devices, it’s not surprising that this results in components that are more complex and more difficult to remove, thus in some cases, making them near-impossible to fix. However, surprisingly enough, the AirPods Max has actually been found to be quite serviceable.

Netflix Testing Spatial Audio Support For AirPods Pro, AirPods Max
One of the problems with using headphones is that sometimes the sound can come across as being a bit one-dimensional. This is usually because of the size of headphones, where only so many drivers can be squeezed into such a small space, thus reducing its ability to create a soundstage that one might expect from a more traditional pair of speakers.

Apple Patents iPhone Case That Can Charge AirPods
Right now, the only way to charge the AirPods would be to put it inside of its carrying case, which also doubles as a charger. This means that you need to have the case if you want to charge the earbuds. However, a patent discovered by AppleInsider suggests that Apple is looking at alternate ways.

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V-Moda Announces Their First-Ever Wireless Headphones With Active Noise-Cancelling
V-Moda has been in the headphones game for a very long time and the company’s design is particularly striking and memorable. That being said, trends in the headphone market have been changing over time and it seems that V-Moda has finally adopted one of the more popular trends – wireless headphones with active noise-cancelling technology.

AirPods Pro 2 Expected To Launch In April 2021
The AirPods Pro earbuds were originally released back in 2019. Apple did not make any refreshes in 2020, which means that a successor is probably due this year. In fact, a report from Macotakara claims that the AirPods Pro 2 will be launching soon and that it could actually take place in April 2021.

Bose’s Latest Earbuds Don’t Actually Go In Your Ear
Earbuds are typically designed to go inside of your ear where it pipes music through. This has been pretty much the standard for as long as we can remember, but it seems that Bose is trying something different with their new Bose Sport Open Earbuds where instead of going in your ear, it sits above it.

Some AirPods Max Owners Are Finding Condensation In Their Earcups
Apple’s AirPods Max headphones are not rated to be water-resistant in any shape or form, which is why a recent issue plaguing some AirPods Max owners are a bit concerning. According to several reports, it seems that some owners are discovering that there is condensation in the earcups of their headphones.

Samsung’s Next-Gen Galaxy Buds Could Feature Spatial Audio
One of the features of the AirPods Pro and AirPods Max is spatial audio. It is not necessarily a new feature, but it’s one that the company has included with some of its audio products. Apple has described it as, “Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking brings theater-like sound that surrounds you from the movie or video you’re watching, so that it seems as if the sound is coming from […]

AirPods Pro Lite Expected In First Half Of 2021
Earlier this year, we heard the rumors that Apple could be working on a new set of AirPods that could be in the middle of the AirPods and the AirPods Pro known as the AirPods Pro Lite. It was initially rumored that it could be launching in the summer of 2020, but that obviously did not happen.

Replacing The AirPods Max’s Earpads Will Cost $69
Apple’s products have never really been known to be cheap, and neither are the company’s official accessories, even though there are better options in the market. Unfortunately if you are planning to buy Apple’s brand new AirPods Max headphones, then you might want to take this cost into consideration.

Apple’s AirPods Max Was Four Years In The Making
Just yesterday, Apple officially took the wraps off its own-branded AirPods Max over-ear headphones. Now the headphones have been a long time coming, or at least that’s what the rumors have been telling us. We’ve actually heard that Apple was working on a pair of over-ear headphones in the past, so the launch did not come as a surprise.

Apple’s AirPods Max Over-Ear Headphones Are Here
It has been rumored for a while that Apple is working on a pair of over-ear AirPods. It was initially referred to as the AirPods Studio, but it seems that the name might have been wrongly reported because Apple has since officially debuted the AirPods Max, the company’s first branded over-ears headphones.

Razer Hammerhead Pro Earbuds Launched With Noise Cancelling Features
Razer is no stranger when it comes to true wireless earbuds, but in case you felt that the company’s previous offering was a bit lacking in terms of features, then you’ll be pleased to learn that the company has since announced its latest pair of true wireless earbuds – the Razer Hammerhead Pro.

Apple Could Launch A New Product Next Week
There have been a couple of Apple-related accessories that have been rumored for a while now but have yet to make their appearance. This includes the AirTags tracking accessory and the over-ears AirPods Studio headphones. Now it seems that there is a chance that these products could be announced next week.

Amazon’s Echo Buds Will Be Able To Track Your Workouts
If you want to track your workout, your best bet would be to get a fitness tracker or a smartwatch. However, if you’d rather not wear a tracker and also a pair of earphones/headphones, then you might want to consider getting your hands on Amazon’s Echo Buds.

Apple Could Have One Last Announcement This Winter
Through 2020, we’ve been hearing that Apple has a couple of new accessories in the works in the form of the AirPods Studio, an over-ear style headphones, and also the AirTags tracking accessory. Neither of these devices have been announced yet, and with Apple’s supposed last event having already taken place, the question is when will these accessories make their official appearance?

This Device Beams Music In Your Head Without Headphones
If you want to enjoy a song or movie in private, the only way you can do so is through the use of headphones which prevents other people from hearing what you’re hearing. However, sometimes headphones aren’t comfortable for extended periods of time, and it also makes it harder for you to hear what’s going on around you.

Apple’s AirPod Studio Pictured In iOS 14.3 Beta
While the rumors about the new iPhones were pretty much spot on, when it comes to the accessories, those have been kind of all over the place. It was rumored that Apple could unveil a new pair of headphones at the iPhone event, but that did not come to pass. It was later rumored that the AirPods Studio has since been delayed to 2021.

Apple Announces Replacement Program For Some AirPods Pro Owners
If you have recently bought a pair of AirPods Pro from Apple, it seems that you could be eligible for a free replacement unit. This is according to a support document on Apple’s website in which they state that AirPods manufactured before October 2020 could fall victim to some sound-related issues.