Chromecasts Get Speaker Group Support On Google Home

These days we’re starting to see companies create connected speakers with support for multi-room audio. Being able to group these speakers and control them in a group makes a lot of sense, but for some reason, Google would not allow Chromecasts could not be grouped together, at least until now.


V-Moda’s BassFit Wireless Headphones Announced

In this day and age where handset makers are starting to remove the headphone jack from their devices, what this means is that more users are turning towards wireless headphones. Now there are plenty of wireless headphones in the market today geared towards fitness enthusiasts, and it looks like V-Moda has decided to toss their hat into the ring.


Tidal Music Now Available On Amazon’s Echo

Chances are when someone buys an Amazon Echo speaker, they are most likely buying it for Alexa and the various skills and connectivity options the digital assistant offers. However if you’d like to use your Echo speakers for more than just a medium between you and Alexa, you might be interested to learn that Tidal has launched for the Echo speakers.


Microsoft’s Surface Headphones Now Available For Pre-Order

Last month Microsoft announced that they will be launching their own pair of noise-cancelling headphones under the Surface brand simply called the Surface Headphones. The company had also confirmed that pre-orders would be going live on the 15th of November and if these are a pair of headphones you are interested in, pre-orders are now live on Microsoft’s website.


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Essential’s Audio Adapter Is Now Available For Purchase

The Essential Phone was launched without a headphone jack, much like quite a number of smartphones these days. However the company later announced that they would be launching an audio adapter which is basically an external accessory that brings back the 3.5mm headphone jack.


Apple Now Selling Refurbished HomePods

As far as smart speakers are concerned, Apple’s HomePods are priced at the higher-end side of things, which isn’t surprising considering that Apple products are usually priced at a premium. However if you are hoping to get your hands on the HomePod but don’t want to pay full price, you’re in luck.


JBL Revives A Classic With The ‘L100 Classic’

Speakers are a dime a dozen and chances are you’ve been through a couple of them over the years. For those who grew up in the 1970s, JBL’s L100 might have been the speaker of your dreams, but maybe you could never quite afford it. However if you are now enjoying adulthood with a source of disposable income, maybe it’s time to revisit the past.


Bang & Olufsen Detail Rollout Of AirPlay 2 Support To It Speakers

While most speakers and most companies tend to use Bluetooth to connect devices wirelessly, like a set of speakers to a phone, Apple has instead opted to use its own technology in the form of AirPlay, which admittedly does offer up more features compared to Bluetooth. For those who actually do appreciate the use of AirPlay, then you might be interested to learn that Bang & Olufsen will be rolling […]


Apple Wants To Make Sure You’re Wearing Your Headphones Properly

Putting on a pair of headphones is simple enough. You either stuff the earbuds into your ear, or you slip the headphone cups over or onto your ears. However according to a recently discovered patent, Apple seems to have developed a system that wants to help ensure that you have your headphones put on correctly.


Judge Orders Amazon To Hand Over Echo Data In Homicide Case

While smart devices like the Amazon Echo are great for controlling your smart home objects, finding information online using your voice, and so on, there are some who might also be concerned regarding their privacy, where such smart speakers are typically always-listening which has led some to be worried about having their conversations recorded.


Tidal App Launched For Samsung’s Smartwatches

Music is a great way to keep ourselves entertained or focus when we’re exercising, and if you’re the owner of a Samsung smartwatch, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Tidal has officially launched its app on Samsung’s smartwatches (via Engadget) where users will be able to use the app to play music on their wearables.


AirPods Were Best Buy’s Top-Selling Item In October

When Apple announced the AirPods, many made fun of the company, especially given how Apple was known for their design, the AirPods did look a bit silly as it looked like regular earphones with their cables cut off. However much like how Apple won over customers with the iPad, they did the same with the AirPods.


Trademark Filings Hint At Potential New AirPod Features

A recent Bluetooth database listing has revealed that Apple might have new AirPods in the works. However details about the new models are scarce, and exactly what kind of new features they might have remains unclear, but thanks to new trademark filings spotted by Patently Apple, we might have an idea.


Study Finds Apple Is Apparently Leading The Headphone Market

When you think of headphones, you might think of brands such as Bose, Sennheiser, Audio Technica, Sony, and so on, and chances are that Apple is probably a brand that almost never comes to mind. However according to a study by MIDiA Research (via MacDailyNews), Apple is apparently leading the headphone market.