Sony Launches New XB900N Headphones To Compete With Beats

Sony’s XB or Extra Bass lineup of headphones has long been viewed as a competitor to Beats headphones. As the name suggests, they provide deeper bass with great sound quality. The company today unveiled a new pair of wireless headphones, the XB900N, to further compete with similar products from Beats.


OnePlus’ Headphone Adapter Now Costs Nearly Twice As Much

OnePlus recently launched their new OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone and by all accounts, it is an excellent handset. However, it seems that OnePlus has decided that they will not give the phone a headphone jack as they have done previously, but to make it worse, OnePlus has stopped bundling the headphone jack adapter with the handset.


B&O Updates Its H9 Headphones With Google Assistant Support

These days with the rise of digital assistants, it seems that headphone makers are starting to throw more support behind them. For example, a couple of years ago, Bose launched a new pair of headphones that came with support for Google Assistant. If Google Assistant is your preferred assistant of choice, then you might want to check out B&O’s latest offering.


Why Google Didn’t Kill The Headphone Jack On The Pixel 3a

Recently, Google announced their latest Pixel smartphone in the form of the Pixel 3a and 3a XL. These are mid-ranged Pixel smartphones that come with affordable prices, but if there is one notable difference between these phones and the Pixel 3 is that it actually comes with a headphone jack.


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Skullcandy Challenges Apple’s AirPods With $80 Offering

Despite Apple’s AirPods not necessarily offering up the best battery life nor the best sound quality, they seem to be massively popular. Part of the appeal, we imagine, is how it can seamlessly pair with Apple’s iOS devices. This is versus regular Bluetooth headphones where sometimes the connection can just drop out of the blue.


Qualcomm Announces Smart Headset Platform At Google I/O

Qualcomm is rolling out the QCC5100 Series processor aimed at smart headsets at Google I/O to help hardware vendors build product faster and better.


Apple’s Powerbeats Pro Headphones Have A IPX4 Rating

While many have no doubt been using Apple’s AirPods headphones for their workouts, we should note that they are not waterproof in any way, meaning that if they were to get wet from excessive sweating, there is a chance you could ruin them. However, if you’d like the ease of use of the AirPods but with better water protection, the Powerbeats Pro could be worth your consideration.


AirPods 3 Could Come Later This Year With A New Design

Earlier this year, Apple launched the AirPods 2 which to be honest, wasn’t a particularly impressive launch. It is because for the most part, the AirPods 2 is still the same AirPods, except with better battery life and also support for wireless charging, but now it seems like a set of AirPods with a redesign could be launched later this year.


Master & Dynamic MW65 Noise-Cancelling Headphones Announced

The thing with more audiophile-friendly headphone brands is that they tend to stay away from more “gimmicky” features. There is a reason why quite a few brands have abstained from features like Bluetooth or noise-cancellation. This is because a lot of these brands would much prefer to focus on the sound and to be honest, we can’t fault them for that.


Man Accidentally Swallows AirPod, Poops It Out And It’s Still Working

In what seems like a rather bizarre and almost unbelievable story, a man in Taiwan fell asleep and woke up to find that he had accidentally swallowed one of his AirPods. He then tried to locate it using iPhone tracking feature, only to discover in horror that the sound emanating from the AirPod was coming from inside of him.


Powerbeats Pro Will Be Available For Pre-Order May 3

Following the launch of the second-gen AirPods, it was rumored (and later confirmed) that Apple would be launching a Beats-version of the AirPods. The headphones in question is known as the Powerbeats Pro and if you are interested in the headphones, you will be pleased to learn that it will be available for pre-order starting next month.


Logitech Wireless Zone Headphones Announced

If you’re looking for a set of headphones that can do everything and anything, then Logitech might have you covered. The company has recently announced the Logitech Wireless Zone headphones which will come with a host of features that should make it a more convenient and efficient set of headphones to use.


Amazon Wants To Challenge Apple’s AirPods With Alexa-Enabled Headphones

Despite being made fun of in terms of its design, price, and features, Apple’s AirPods have been flying off the shelves, so much so that companies such as Google decided to get in on the action with the Pixel Buds, and Samsung with the Galaxy Buds. Now in a report from Bloomberg, Amazon wants a slice of that lucrative pie.


Powerbeats Pro True Wireless Headphones Launched

The other day it was rumored that Apple could be working on a new set of Beats headphones that would essentially be the Beats equivalent to the AirPods. For those who prefer the sound signature of Beats headphones, you might be interested to learn that Apple has since launched the Powerbeats Pro.