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Apple's Beats brand might launch truly wireless Powerbeats in April
Apple's Beats brand might launch truly wireless Powerbeats in April By Maggie Tillman

Apple-owned Beats might launch its first truly wireless headphone product next month, according to a new report.... Read more

Apple AirPods 3: Release date, rumours, specs and price
Apple AirPods 3: Release date, rumours, specs and price By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced the second generation of its wireless earphones, the AirPods, in March 2019 with a new chip, Hey Siri control, 50 per cent more talk time... Read more

Best noise-cancelling headphones: The best 'phones to block out external sounds
Best noise-cancelling headphones: The best 'phones to block out external sounds By Mike Lowe

These are the best noise-cancelling headphones, noise blocking earbuds and wireless earphones to block out external sound. Read more

How to use Apple AirPods with an Android phone
How to use Apple AirPods with an Android phone By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's wireless earphones aren't just compatible with iOS. Here's how to connect your Apple AirPods to an Android device and what features they offer.... Read more

New Apple AirPods 2 features, specs, price, wireless charging and more
New Apple AirPods 2 features, specs, price, wireless charging and more By Dan Grabham

The second generation of Apple AirPods 2 are here, but what do they offer, how much are they and when can you buy them?... Read more

Apple's new Wireless Charging Case works with your old AirPods too
Apple's new Wireless Charging Case works with your old AirPods too By Rik Henderson

If you already have a pair of the original AirPods and don't fancy upgrading, the company has released the case separately.... Read more

Apple AirPods 2 are official: 'Hey Siri, give me longer battery life and a wireless charging case'
Apple AirPods 2 are official: 'Hey Siri, give me longer battery life and a wireless charging case' By Chris Hall

Apple has announced the next-generation AirPods 2, the long-expected update to its trendsetting true wireless headphones.The new AirPods are now powered... Read more

It looks like OnePlus will announce True Wireless buds alongside the OnePlus 7
It looks like OnePlus will announce True Wireless buds alongside the OnePlus 7 By Dan Grabham

OnePlus is set to announce True Wireless earphones alongside the forthcoming OnePlus 7.... Read more

Denon's GC travel headphone range has noise cancelling and wired/wireless options
Denon's GC travel headphone range has noise cancelling and wired/wireless options By Dan Grabham

Denon’s latest GC travel headphones come in three versions, two of which feature Active Noise Cancelling (ANC).The high-end AH-GC30 features aptX HD... Read more

Custom Neymar Beats Studio3 Wireless headphones add a little Brazilian flair
Custom Neymar Beats Studio3 Wireless headphones add a little Brazilian flair By Rik Henderson

The Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones - Neymar Jr. Custom Edition are available now on Apple's online store.... Read more

It looks like we have an AirPods 2 release date
It looks like we have an AirPods 2 release date By Dan Grabham

It looks like we have an AirPods 2 release date - Friday 29 March, four weeks from today.... Read more

New Beats X earbuds were redesigned by Sacai with magnetic jewelry beads
New Beats X earbuds were redesigned by Sacai with magnetic jewelry beads By Maggie Tillman

Apple-owned Beats by Dre have teamed up with Japanese fashion brand Sacai to launch a new pair of earbuds.... Read more

MyKronoz ZePods are Apple AirPods rivals but remarkably cheap
MyKronoz ZePods are Apple AirPods rivals but remarkably cheap By Rik Henderson

MyKronoz is more synonymous with its stylish smartwatches but has turned to headphones for its major MWC launch this year.... Read more

Lenovo Yoga ANC Headphones bring noise cancellation and Dolby tuning for €158
Lenovo Yoga ANC Headphones bring noise cancellation and Dolby tuning for €158 By Rik Henderson

Lenovo has announced its own-branded on-ear headphones with active noise cancellation and Dolby-tuned drivers.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Buds take on AirPods with Bluetooth 5.0 and Bixby
Samsung Galaxy Buds take on AirPods with Bluetooth 5.0 and Bixby By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced new wireless earphones. They come with a wireless charging case you can even power off the back of a Samsung Galaxy S10.... Read more

Apple painted its Beats Studio 3 wireless cans in these stunning NBA colours
Apple painted its Beats Studio 3 wireless cans in these stunning NBA colours By Maggie Tillman

Apple-owned Beats by Dre has launched a fantastic new collection of headphones specifically for pro basketball fans.... Read more

Hold your horses, AirPods 2 might not be available until fall
Hold your horses, AirPods 2 might not be available until fall By Rik Henderson

A new report claims that the next generation wireless earbuds might not make it to market in spring at all.... Read more

Apple's AirPods 2 and AirPower will be with us in the coming weeks
Apple's AirPods 2 and AirPower will be with us in the coming weeks By Dan Grabham

We already knew that AirPods 2 would be coming soon, but now we've heard new rumours that they'll launch alongside the much-delayed AirPower charging mat... Read more

Klipsch R5 Wireless earphones are tiny and tight fitting, designed for an active lifestyle
Klipsch R5 Wireless earphones are tiny and tight fitting, designed for an active lifestyle By Rik Henderson

Audio brand Klipsch has entered the wireless earphones market with a svelte pair designed to fit comfortably and securely.... Read more

The new AirPods will feature hands-free 'Hey Siri'
The new AirPods will feature hands-free 'Hey Siri' By Dan Grabham

It seems certain we're going to get new AirPods soon and that they'll have onboard speech recognition, too.... Read more

Sonos is talking to manufacturers about making Sonos wireless headphones
Sonos is talking to manufacturers about making Sonos wireless headphones By Maggie Tillman

The company has reportedly contacted overseas manufacturers about producing the headphones, signaling it is taking this idea rather seriously.... Read more

Apple might launch its own pair of wireless over-ear headphones soon
Apple might launch its own pair of wireless over-ear headphones soon By Maggie Tillman

Apple is reportedly planning to release its own brand of over-ear headphones, and they could arrive as early as the second half of 2019.... Read more

True wireless headphones for under £100 in the line-up for a reinvigorated Philips Audio range
True wireless headphones for under £100 in the line-up for a reinvigorated Philips Audio range By Chris Hall

For those who keep track of audio brands, you might know that Gibson had the license to Philips Audio. When Gibson filed for bankruptcy in 2018 that obviously... Read more

Audio-Technica debuts three pairs of noise cancelling headphones
Audio-Technica debuts three pairs of noise cancelling headphones By Dan Grabham

Audio-Technica has launched a bunch of new products here at CES 2019 including three sets of noise-canceling headphones.... Read more

Sony adds Amazon Alexa to its WH-1000XM3 noise-cancelling headphones
Sony adds Amazon Alexa to its WH-1000XM3 noise-cancelling headphones By Adrian Willings

Sony has announced today that firmware updates coming at the end of January will bring the power of Amazon Alexa to its superb WH-1000XM3 noise-cancelling headphones.... Read more

Technics enters the world of noise-cancelling with EAH-F70N headphones
Technics enters the world of noise-cancelling with EAH-F70N headphones By Mike Lowe

Technics introduces its first noise-cancelling headphones, the EAH-F70N. Here's what to expect.... Read more

NuraLoop brings the NuraPhone's awesome personalised sound tech to the in-ear market
NuraLoop brings the NuraPhone's awesome personalised sound tech to the in-ear market By Cam Bunton

The follow up to NuraPhones has been announced, and it's an awesome sounding pair of in-ears.... Read more

Jabra Elite 85H headphones coming with ANC and mighty 32 hours battery life
Jabra Elite 85H headphones coming with ANC and mighty 32 hours battery life By Rik Henderson

Jabra will soon introduce new active noise cancellation headphones that promise up to 32 hours of battery life, even when the ANC is activated.... Read more

Klipsch T5 True Wireless headphones have the coolest case we've seen
Klipsch T5 True Wireless headphones have the coolest case we've seen By Chris Hall

Klipsch has unveiled a pair of truly wireless headphones with a great case... Read more

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 buds refreshed with new wireless charging case
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 buds refreshed with new wireless charging case By Rik Henderson

Bang & Olufsen has enhanced its Beoplay E8 wireless earbuds with a new wireless charging case that includes longer battery life.... Read more

Nuraphone Boxing Day deal gives you £70 off unique headphones, now just £279
Nuraphone Boxing Day deal gives you £70 off unique headphones, now just £279 By Rik Henderson

There's a £70 saving this Boxing Day on the Nuraphone Bluetooth headphones. It's now available for £279, reduced from £349, offering a massive 20 per cent off a pair.... Read more

Skullcandy launches $130 Push, its first pair of truly wireless earbuds
Skullcandy launches $130 Push, its first pair of truly wireless earbuds By Maggie Tillman

Truly wireless earbuds are the headphone trend this year, so, of course, Skullcandy now offers its own option.... Read more

Amazon and Google AirPods coming 2019, both said to rival Apple
Amazon and Google AirPods coming 2019, both said to rival Apple By Rik Henderson

Amazon and Google will have their own versions of AirPods next year, according to renowned industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.... Read more

Apple AirPods 3 to get new design but AirPods 2 still coming early 2019
Apple AirPods 3 to get new design but AirPods 2 still coming early 2019 By Rik Henderson

Apple AirPods 2 are still expected to become available soon. Albeit early next year now.... 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

Sony WH-1000XM2 Black Friday price of £199.99 is the cheapest deal you'll find
Sony WH-1000XM2 Black Friday price of £199.99 is the cheapest deal you'll find By Chris Hall

Black Friday is getting serious about its discounts and slashing the price of the Sony MDR-1000XM2 saves you serious money.... Read more

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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