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.
Bang & Olufsen’s speakers are pretty well-known, and if you are in the market for a new set of Bluetooth speakers, then you might want to check out the company’s Beosound A1. If this sounds familiar, it is because the A1 was originally launched back in 2016, but this particular model is the second-gen model that comes with some changes and improvements over its predecessor.
For those who have been following the rumors, you might have heard that Apple could be working on a pair of over-ear headphones called the AirPods Studio. One of the alleged rumored features include the ability to swap out parts like the headband and the earcups themselves.
For a while now, we have been hearing rumors that Apple could be looking to develop their own brand of over-ear headphones, and now according to the latest rumor from Jon Prosser, he claims that these headphones will be known as the AirPods Studio and that they could cost as much as $349.
There are many wireless earbuds in the market today, and it seems that Sony is pushing out products rather aggressively. The company already has a couple of wireless earbuds in the market, such as the high-end WF-1000XM3 and the lower-end WF-XB700, but if you wanted something somewhere in the middle, Sony has you covered.
Last year, Microsoft announced the Surface Earbuds which are a pair of true wireless earbuds that came with features like Office integration. However, the company later delayed the launch of the earbuds to 2020, but the good news is that if you were looking forward to finally being able to get your hands on it, you now can.
Sonos is no stranger when it comes to soundbars, but it an announcement by the company, they have revealed their latest offering in the form of the Sonos Arc, which they are calling a “premium” soundbar where it comes with support for Dolby’s Atmos, which in theory should give listeners a better home theater sounding experience.
Now that we’re on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, life as we know it is definitely not what it used to be. We have seen how the lockdown has resulted in us doing things differently from normal, such as getting used to working and studying from home, maybe ordering more delivery food than before, or maybe cooking more than ever.
Razer’s products tend to have a more gamer-centric design, which typically means rather bold designs with a ton of RGB. However, if you don’t really like such flashy designs, it seems that the company has opted for a more subdued approach with its latest pair of headsets in the form of the Razer Opus.
There is without doubt that Spotify is currently the leader in music streaming. While Apple Music has been doing extremely well for itself, despite the relatively late start, it’s starting to feel like the company could have a hard time closing that gap. This is because according to Spotify’s Q1 earnings, the company is now boasting that they have 130 million paid subscribers.
We’re sure that you can come across CDs and songs on streaming platforms that have been labeled as having explicit content, usually to indicate if a song has swear words that might not be appropriate for underaged listeners. These labels are either suggested by the label or the artist or a human would have to manually go through them to put a label on it.