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This is what Skullcandy's unannounced wireless earbuds look like
This is what Skullcandy's unannounced wireless earbuds look like By Maggie Tillman

Truly wireless earbuds are the headphone trend this year, so of course Skullcandy is making a presumably affordable pair.... Read more

Best in-ear headphones: 12 great wired, wireless and wire-free earphones
Best in-ear headphones: 12 great wired, wireless and wire-free earphones By Cam Bunton

See our guide to the best in-ear headphones available to buy, whether you want wired or wireless. A selection of the best in-ears we've reviewed.... Read more

Best headphones available today
Best headphones available today By Hunter Skipworth

There is a set of headphones for just about every occasion. Be it running a marathon, sitting at home listening to your stereo or even taking a swim, there Read more

Pioneer's new S9 noise-cancelling headphones work with Google Assistant
Pioneer's new S9 noise-cancelling headphones work with Google Assistant By Maggie Tillman

Pioneer has added a new pair of noise-cancelling wireless headphones to its Scene Style range. And they support Google Assistant and hi-res audio.... Read more

New Apple AirPods 2: When will we get the second-gen earphones?
New Apple AirPods 2: When will we get the second-gen earphones? By Dan Grabham

Apple AirPods 2 are rumoured, but what will they offer and when will they be available?... Read more

Apple will supposedly launch AirPods 2 before the end of the year
Apple will supposedly launch AirPods 2 before the end of the year By Maggie Tillman

Apple's next version of AirPods, often referred to as AirPods 2, will supposedly launch before the end of the year, according to a prolific leaker.... Read more

Apple AirPods 2 undergoing Bluetooth certification, release imminent?
Apple AirPods 2 undergoing Bluetooth certification, release imminent? By Rik Henderson

There is evidence to suggest Apple will still announce its AirPods 2 soon.... Read more

Jaybird Tarah Pro aim to be the ultimate headphones for runners
Jaybird Tarah Pro aim to be the ultimate headphones for runners By Chris Hall

Jaybird has announced the new Tarah Pro, looking to offer runners the best possible headphones they can get for sport... Read more

Audio-Technica cuts the cable on its M50 studio headphones
Audio-Technica cuts the cable on its M50 studio headphones By Dan Grabham

There’s now a wireless version of Audio-Technica’s M50 closed-back studio headphones.While they don’t have active noise cancelling, they are well-priced... Read more

The best Lightning headphones 2018 for your iPhone
The best Lightning headphones 2018 for your iPhone By Max Langridge

Top headphones capable of handling lossless 48kHz digital audio from Apple devices.... Read more

Best USB-C headphones for Android phones
Best USB-C headphones for Android phones By Dan Grabham

We've rounded up the best pairs of USB-C headphones for you to buy for Android phones.... Read more

What is Google Fast Pair and how does it work?
What is Google Fast Pair and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Did you know Google has also been working on a way to simplify connecting Bluetooth devices to Android phones?... Read more

Mickey Mouse Beats Solo3 could be coolest special edition ever, but are they more expensive?
Mickey Mouse Beats Solo3 could be coolest special edition ever, but are they more expensive? By Rik Henderson

Beats has collaborated with Disney to create a special edition pair of Solo3 wireless headphones for the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse.... Read more

How real-time translation works on Google Assistant headphones
How real-time translation works on Google Assistant headphones By Maggie Tillman

Google's Pixel Buds are no longer the only Google Assistant headphones to support real-time translation via Google Translate.... Read more

Beats Skyline Collection adds luxury to Studio3 Wireless headphones range
Beats Skyline Collection adds luxury to Studio3 Wireless headphones range By Stuart Miles

Beats has released a luxury range of its Studio3 Wireless headphones, in four new, premium colour schemes.... Read more

Nokia True Wireless Earbuds initial review: Splashproof wire-free listening
Nokia True Wireless Earbuds initial review: Splashproof wire-free listening By Dan Grabham

Well designed, Nokia's True Wireless effort is actually rather good.... Read more

Nokia now makes its own headphones with True Wireless Earbuds and Pro Earphones
Nokia now makes its own headphones with True Wireless Earbuds and Pro Earphones By Rik Henderson

As well as the Nokia 7.1 smartphone, HMD Global announced a duo of headphones during its London launch event, both of which carry the Nokia branding.... Read more

Microsoft's new Surface Headphones support Cortana voice commands
Microsoft's new Surface Headphones support Cortana voice commands By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is holding "a moment of your time" event in New York City, where it is has announced... a pair of noice-cancelling headphones.... Read more

V-Moda Crossfade 2 Wireless Codex Edition review: Ace sound with added aptX
4.5 stars V-Moda Crossfade 2 Wireless Codex Edition review: Ace sound with added aptX By Mike Lowe

The Codex Edition adds aptX Bluetooth codec and, well, that's all. Still, these are mighty sounding industrial-style over-ear headphones nonetheless.... Read more

Master & Dynamic MW07 review: Wire-free wonderment
4.5 stars Master & Dynamic MW07 review: Wire-free wonderment By Cam Bunton

The M&D MW07 wireless in-ears are a premium, bass-heavy listen with 3hr battery life (12hrs with the included carry case) an they sound ace.... Read more

Samsung trademarks Samsung Buds: Could new earbuds be imminent?
Samsung trademarks Samsung Buds: Could new earbuds be imminent? By Maggie Tillman

The company has trademarked the name “Samsung Buds” in Europe... Read more

Huawei Freebuds 2 Pro is an AirPods rival that can be charged from a Mate 20 wirelessly
Huawei Freebuds 2 Pro is an AirPods rival that can be charged from a Mate 20 wirelessly By Rik Henderson

Huawei will reportedly unveil a new pair of wireless earbuds during its 16 October launch event.While the event in London will primarily focus on the Huawei... Read more

B&O Beoplay H9i review: Pricey but near perfect over-ear headphones
4.5 stars B&O Beoplay H9i review: Pricey but near perfect over-ear headphones By Mike Lowe

The top-end Bluetooth wireless over-ears from B&O Play, the Beoplay H9i headphones combine style with capability, active noise-cancelling and big bass... Read more

Samsung releases new AKG wireless headphones and neckbuds
Samsung releases new AKG wireless headphones and neckbuds By Maggie Tillman

Unveiled at IFA 2018 earlier this month, the Y100 are neckbuds, while the Y500 are on-ear headphones, and the N700NC are over-the-ear headphones.... Read more

OnePlus announces £16 USB-C Bullet earbuds - see them here
OnePlus announces £16 USB-C Bullet earbuds - see them here By Maggie Tillman

Android users who own smartphones with no headphone jacks have been clamoring for a pair of high-quality USB-C buds that won't break the piggy bank.... Read more

Beats headphones to come in colours matching iPhone XS and XR
Beats headphones to come in colours matching iPhone XS and XR By Rik Henderson

Headphone brand Beats has announced that it will be releasing a couple of its products in colours to match the new iPhones.You can now get the Beats Solo3... Read more

Plantronics BackBeat Fit 3100 true wireless headphones head huge range refresh
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 3100 true wireless headphones head huge range refresh By Rik Henderson

Plantronics has completely refreshed its headphone line-up with the launch of several new models for travellers, runners and gamers.There are new headsets... Read more

B&O Play Beoplay E8 wireless in-ear review: Premium styling and sound
4.5 stars B&O Play Beoplay E8 wireless in-ear review: Premium styling and sound By Cam Bunton

There are lots of wireless in-ears available now, but the E8 briging B&O style and finish to the plate. Great sound and great design are a given.... Read more

JBL Endurance Peak are true wireless earphones that last a marathon, if you’re fast
JBL Endurance Peak are true wireless earphones that last a marathon, if you’re fast By Andrew Williams

JBL has announced a new pair of true wireless earphones, the Endurance Peak.These might be the sportiest true wireless earphones around.... Read more

Sony MDR-Z7M2 may be some of the finest closed-back headphones you can buy
Sony MDR-Z7M2 may be some of the finest closed-back headphones you can buy By Andrew Williams

Sony has updated its high-end MDR-Z7 headphones in a second-gen version, the Sony MDR-Z7M2.This new pair looks like its predecessor, with a moody black... Read more

Sony WF-SP900 wireless in-ears can even be worn when swimming in the sea
Sony WF-SP900 wireless in-ears can even be worn when swimming in the sea By Rik Henderson

Sony has expanded its line of truly wireless in-ear headphones to include a pair that are designed specifically for the rigours of all types of workouts... Read more

Sony adds Alexa control to soundbar and headphones
Sony adds Alexa control to soundbar and headphones By Rik Henderson

Sony is pushing a firmware update to several of its audio products that give them Alexa compatibility.You will be able to ask Alexa-enabled devices to... Read more

Sony WH-1000XM3 wireless headphones take ANC to yet another level
Sony WH-1000XM3 wireless headphones take ANC to yet another level By Rik Henderson

Sony has refreshed its award-winning noise cancellation headphones again, with an all-new ANC but retaining the comfort and style we already know and love.... Read more

Sennheiser’s Momentum True Wireless earphones look great, and cost a packet
Sennheiser’s Momentum True Wireless earphones look great, and cost a packet By Andrew Williams

Sennheiser has finally announced its first true wireless earphones, the Momentum True Wireless.... Read more

Jaybird X4 are wireless sport earphones you can dunk in the bath
Jaybird X4 are wireless sport earphones you can dunk in the bath By Andrew Williams

The Jaybird X-series of sport headphones has been around for half a decade, and the latest Jaybird X4 pair levels them up with the best water resistance... Read more

Beoplay E6 is Bang & Olufsen's premium take on the Beats X, for a price of course
Beoplay E6 is Bang & Olufsen's premium take on the Beats X, for a price of course By Rik Henderson

Bang & Olufen's biggest IFA 2018 announcement was the mighty Beosound Edge speaker, shaped like a massive pound coin and costing around 3,000 of them to... Read more

Audio-Technica debuts true wireless buds, plus Bluetooth headphones that last 70 hours
Audio-Technica debuts true wireless buds, plus Bluetooth headphones that last 70 hours By Dan Grabham

Japanese audio giant Audio-Technica is debuting its first true wireless earphones at IFA 2018 this week, among other gear.... Read more

RHA CL2 Planar is world's first pair of wireless planar magnetic earphones
RHA CL2 Planar is world's first pair of wireless planar magnetic earphones By Cam Bunton

RHA has launched a brand new £799 pair of wireless in-ears.... Read more

LG's latest neckbuds come with a dedicated Google Assistant button
LG's latest neckbuds come with a dedicated Google Assistant button By Maggie Tillman

Similar to the LG G7 smartphone, the new Tone Platinum SE neckbuds have a button that you can tap to awaken Google Assistant.... Read more

Denon reveals next-gen AH-D5200 wooden earcup headphones
Denon reveals next-gen AH-D5200 wooden earcup headphones By Dan Grabham

Denon has revealed its latest AH-D5200 headphone with the company's distinctive wooden earcup styling coupled with an aluminum headband.... Read more

Bragi Dash Pro review: All the smarts, now with individual audio profiles
4.5 stars Bragi Dash Pro review: All the smarts, now with individual audio profiles By Cam Bunton

Bragi has addressed all the issues we found with the first generation Bragi Dash, and fixed them. Audio is improved, as is reliability.... Read more

Nuraphone review: Clever, unique, brilliant... and totally weird
4.0 stars Nuraphone review: Clever, unique, brilliant... and totally weird By Cam Bunton

The world of over-ear headphones can be an interesting place. There are so many different variations in design, materials and styling that each recognisable... Read more

Marshall Major III Bluetooth review: These on-ear headphones turn it up to 11
5.0 stars Marshall Major III Bluetooth review: These on-ear headphones turn it up to 11 By Max Langridge

The rock giant's Bluetooth on-ear headphones also offer a 3.5mm headphone jack for wired or wireless listening. Oh, and they sound brilliant too.... Read more

Is Apple making a new AirPods case? The iOS 12 beta suggests so
Is Apple making a new AirPods case? The iOS 12 beta suggests so By Maggie Tillman

It's not unusual for Apple to update its devices on an annual basis, and with that said, it looks like we can expect a new AirPods case soon.... Read more

Libratone Track+ review: Exceptional wireless in-ear headphones
4.5 stars Libratone Track+ review: Exceptional wireless in-ear headphones By Chris Hall

The Libratone Track+ are a fantastic pair of wireless in-ear headphones. Our full review reveals why these are some of the best headphones around.... Read more

Sony's next major ANC headphones appear in FCC listing, IFA launch likely
Sony's next major ANC headphones appear in FCC listing, IFA launch likely By Rik Henderson

IFA 2018 will play host to some of the biggest consumer electronic launches at the end of next month and a new pair of active noise cancelling headphones... Read more

Second-gen Apple AirPods said to get noise cancellation once more
Second-gen Apple AirPods said to get noise cancellation once more By Max Langridge

Apple may release a new set of AirPods in 2019 with noise-cancelling, according to Barclays analysts and Bloomberg.... Read more

RHA MA390 Wireless in-ears take on Beats X for just £60
RHA MA390 Wireless in-ears take on Beats X for just £60 By Rik Henderson

The RHA MA390 Wireless are in-ear headphones with a neck strap and Bluetooth connectivity for less than half the price of Beats X.... Read more

Samsung Gear Icon X review: Wire-free wonder or cableless calamity?
4.0 stars Samsung Gear Icon X review: Wire-free wonder or cableless calamity? By Cam Bunton

Samsung was among the first to join the wire-free revolution with its Gear Icon X wireless in-ear earphones. The product didn't exactly set the world alight,... Read more

Denon AH-D1200 headphones offer style and substance on-the-go
Denon AH-D1200 headphones offer style and substance on-the-go By Max Langridge

Denon has a new pair of over-ear headphones that not only look good, but have some serious audio might to keep you company on your daily commute.  Denon... Read more

Live Listen with AirPods: How to turn your iPhone into a remote mic
Live Listen with AirPods: How to turn your iPhone into a remote mic By Maggie Tillman

Imagine you're in a noisy restaurant or bar and can’t quite hear the person speaking across the table from you.It's an annoying problem that many people... Read more

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