Articles about Headphones

This Tiny Washing Machine Will Clean Your Nasty Earbuds
True wireless headphones are all the rage these days. While they’re small and portable, one of the problems with them is that because they go into your ear, they can sometimes get crusted with your earwax and other dirty things, which is really gross if you think about it. So how do you clean them?

THX Debuts A Small And Portable Headphone DAC
For a lot of people, listening to music on their phone through headphones is as simple as plugging it in (or connecting wirelessly). For the most part, it just works because usually consumer-grade headphones have everything they need built into them, and that is true for your phone as well.

Samsung Teams Up With Adidas For Special Version Of The Galaxy Buds Pro
If you love special or collector edition products, then you might be interested to learn that Samsung has recently teamed up with Adidas over in South Korea. This team up has resulted in a special edition of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, where as you can see, they have been packaged to look like you’re buying a pair of sneakers, plus the carrying case has also been designed to look […]

Bang & Olufsen Gets Into Gaming With The Beoplay Portal Headphones
Bang & Olufsen is no stranger when it comes to consumer headphones and audio products. The company has been making them for years where they are usually marketed and styled as lifestyle products. However, it seems that the company is now exploring a new market segment with its first pair of headphones designed for gaming.

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Don’t Expect The AirPods 3 At Apple’s April Event
It has been a while since Apple refreshed the AirPods, and if you were hoping that Apple could announce the new model at their rumored April event, think again. This is according to leakster Jon Prosser who during a Genius Bar podcast, revealed that the AirPods 3 would most likely be skipping the event.

Google Could Be Working On New Pixel Buds
A few years ago, Google launched the first ever pair of Pixel Buds which were a pair of earphones that were wireless, but still connected via a cable. Google later followed up with its second-gen Pixel Buds that adopted the true wireless earphones design, and now it looks like we could be looking forward to a third-gen model.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay HX Noise-Cancelling Headphones Announced
If you’re shopping for a pair of noise-cancelling headphones, you’re kind of spoilt for choice. There are so many options available in the market today that it can be a bit overwhelming. However, if style is important to you, then maybe you might be interested in taking a look at Bang & Olufsen’s latest offering.

Master & Dynamic MW08 True Wireless Earbuds Launched
The main appeal of true wireless earbuds is their portability. If you want audiophile grade earphones or headphones, you’ll have to look for something bigger. This is largely due to physics, where smaller headphones can only accommodate smaller drivers, which for the most part means less than stellar sound (we’re talking about consumer grade stuff, there are exceptions to this).

AirPods 3 Might Only Launch In Second Half Of 2021
We have been hearing that Apple could be planning on launching a new pair of AirPods, but whether or not this will be the AirPods 3 or the AirPods Pro Lite remains to be seen, but if you were hoping for the third-gen AirPods, you could have to wait until later in the year, at least that’s what analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says.

Marshall Announces New Mode II Wireless In-Ear Headphones
Marshall has been making a name for themselves in the consumer audio space and if you’re looking for a pair of true wireless earbuds, then you might be interested to learn that the company has since announced their new Mode II true wireless in-ear earbuds, although they don’t necessarily come cheap.

Alleged AirPods 3 Photo Leaked
Apple’s AirPods lineup currently consists of the regular AirPods and the AirPods Pro that comes with noise-cancelling technology. However, there have been rumors suggesting that Apple could actually be developing a third model that would sit between the regular AirPods and the Pro model and has been tentatively referred to as the AirPods Pro Lite.

Future AirPods Max Headphones Could Feature Glass Earcups
Apple launched the AirPods Max headphones back in December of 2020. While they are expensive, they do have a rather premium feel thanks to the use of materials like aluminum. Unfortunately, the use of aluminum has also created a pair of headphones that are kind of heavy.

Microsoft Just Launched A Pair Of Xbox Branded Wireless Headphones
When it comes to headphones, Microsoft might seem like an odd brand to think about, but over the years, the company has launched several audio products such as headphones and wireless earbuds. Now it looks like they’re back with a new pair of headphones, except that these have been designed for gaming in mind.

Sennheiser Might Be Looking To Step Back From The Consumer Audio Business
Sennheiser is an audio brand that many audiophiles are familiar with. The company has created more than a few memorable and somewhat legendary headphones over the decades, but it now looks like the company might be looking to call it quits on the consumer audio business as they explore potentially selling it off.

Man Accidentally Swallows His AirPod In His Sleep
There are a lot of people who like wearing headphones/earphones when they go to bed. Given that now we live in the age where we have wireless earbuds, it has become even more convenient than ever, but it also turns out that maybe it could be a health and choking hazard waiting to happen.

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.

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.