The problem with using Bluetooth headsets is that sometimes it can be troublesome when you’re switching in between devices. For example, you could be listening to a pair of earphones paired with your smartphone, but if you wanted to use it with your laptop, you’d have to make the switch manually.
Many have been wondering when Apple might refresh its AirPods earphones. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, his latest report claims that the third-gen AirPods will only be launching in the first half of 2021. This is pretty much in line with Kuo’s earlier report that claimed that the AirPods 3 will only come in 2021.
Fake Apple products aren’t exactly new. Given their high-desirability, it’s not surprising that many counterfeiters are hoping to take advantage of that and profit off unsuspecting customers. Thankfully though, it seems that the US will now have slightly less fake Apple products in the market.
When it comes to headphones, there are many different types available out there, with some focusing more on audio quality, while others focus more on active use. If you’re looking for a pair designed and suited for the gym and physical activities, then you might want to take a look at Bang & Olufsen’s newly-launched Beoplay E8 Sports earphones.
For the longest time ever, it has been common practice for handset makers to bundle basic earphones with their devices. However, it seems that Apple could be moving away from that practice. This is according to Wedbush analyst Dan Ives who believes that with the iPhone 12, Apple will not be bundling the EarPods with the smartphone.
The problem with a lot of gaming gear is that they tend to look rather garish with bright RGB lights that apparently are appealing to gamers, or at least the gamer aesthetic. If you prefer something a bit more classy and understated, then you might be interested to learn that Bang & Olufsen are getting into the gaming market.
Not all headsets were made equal. You might have noticed that there are some headphones created for sports, where they might be water/sweat-resistant, then you also have headsets designed for gaming, where they might come with certain features catered towards gamers. However, headphones created for specific purposes do sometimes come with compromises.
A few years ago, headphone maker Master & Dynamic teamed up with legendary camera maker Leica for some specially-designed headphones. If you enjoyed that partnership, then you will be pleased to learn that both companies have decided to work together again for new wireless headphones and earbud designs.
It has been rumored that Sony could be working on a new pair of over-ear headphones in the form of the WH1000XM4. For those who are unfamiliar, this would be the successor to the company’s WH1000XM3 headphones, which are possibly one of the most highly-rated noise-cancelling headphones around at the moment.
Tile’s trackers are useful if you’re looking to locate misplaced items like keys, bags, and so on. However, in recent years, we’re starting to see more products get integrated with Tile’s trackers, meaning that you won’t need an external Tile tracker in order to keep track of them in the event you’ve misplaced it.
Headphones with built-in health monitoring features aren’t new, but it looks like Apple wants to get in on the action. This is according to a recent DigiTimes report in which they claim that Apple could potentially use ambient light sensors in a future pair of AirPods, but it stops short of actually mentioning why.
These days, we’re starting to see how more headphones are starting to feature touch-based controls, where users can swipe on the earcups to adjust volume, adjust playback, and in some cases, allow outside noise in. However, it seems that Microsoft is looking to take things further with fingerprint integration.
Ever since Apple ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack, the company first bundled EarPods but included an adapter. The company later changed this by including EarPods with a Lightning connector, but now with the iPhone 12, a report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that the device could finally see Apple ditch the EarPods for good.
Earlier this month, Razer announced a new pair of headphones in the form of the Razer Opus. However, the problem was that during the announcement, it was revealed that the headphones would only be available in China. The good news is that that has changed as Razer has since announced the Opus’ available in the US.