AKG brings active noise cancelling headphones with 20 hours of performance

Samsung’s freshly-gotten audio division has actually put out three Bluetooth headphones, each with their own specialty form factor.

Samsung sells Galaxy Note 8, S8 and S8+ with bundled AKG on-ear headphones

Galaxy Note 8, S8 and S8+ retail boxes already include decent in-ear headphones tuned by AKG, but for a limited time, you can also get genuine AKG on-ear headphones at no extra cost.

Lenovo Smart Display and JBL Link View challenge Amazon’s Echo Show with Google Assistant

Four companies are officially partnering with Google on “smart displays” with integrated Google Assistant functionality, including Lenovo and JBL.

It’s raining Harman Kardon and JBL speakers and headphones at CES 2018

Made by Samsung subsidiary Harman International, the Allure Portable speaker, JBL Everest series of headphones, Reflect Mini 2, Contour 2, Endurance family and JBL GO 2 are invading CES 2018.

The 5 most-watched Pocketnow videos of 2017!

Pocketnow has covered a lot of ground in smartphones this year and a lot of that coverage came onto our video side. Which ones were the most popular? Time to take a look back.

Samsung-Harman AI product out next year, Harman CEO says

Harman just announced the Allure smart speaker and is already working to bring the Invoke Cortana speaker out this season. What’s going on now?

Harman unveils Allure speaker with Alexa, JBL Link Series with Google Assistant, and more

It’s not unusual for a company specialized in audio technology to release both Alexa and Google Assistant speakers. But Harman is Samsung’s subsidiary.

Samsung U Flex headphones work best with Galaxy S8, at least until Note 8 arrives

The bendable, lightweight and cable-free Samsung U Flex headphones are probably not made or “tuned” by Harman, but they still sound very nice on paper.

Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker with Cortana goes official ahead of ‘fall’ launch

Cortana’s standalone device is called the Harman Kardon Invoke, discreetly unveiled on the company’s official website as a premium Amazon Echo rival.

Microsoft’s Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker is likely around the corner, with Spotify and Pandora support

You’ll be able to “invoke” the Microsoft-endorsed Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker by talking to Cortana, and stream Spotify or Pandora music.

Samsung Galaxy S8 AKG Earbuds Review: Best phone accessory of 2017? (video)

You know those Harman-made AKG earbuds shipping alongside Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ at no extra cost? Here’s what they’re all about.

Surface Pro 5 may get outshined by Harman Kardon Cortana speaker

We are not sure when the event is happening… still… but Microsoft supposed has one cued up soon with change-ups and tweaks.

Best Buy and Sprint join Galaxy S8 and S8+ pre-order party: all the numbers and dates

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ pre-orders are officially underway nationwide, and here are all the pricing and availability details from Best Buy and Sprint.

Samsung closes HARMAN acquisition for approximately $8 billion

HARMAN shareholders wanted more money from Samsung, but the deal has gone through and 30,000 employees and a ton of audio know-how changes hands.

Samsung buying Harman? Not so fast, says a group of the latter’s shareholders

Premium sound system manufacturer Harman isn’t Samsung property yet, and it may never be, if a number of litigious stockholders get their own way.

Stereo speakers on Galaxy S8 rumored to be powered by Harman

Samsung is acquiring Harman for its connected auto and audio technology. It could be putting both to good use, especially the latter, with the Galaxy S8.

Samsung phones with high-end Harman audio tech coming in 2018, no car-making plans

We’ll probably have to wait for the Galaxy S9 or Note 9 to adopt premium Harman sound, with Samsung also still not considering its own car.

Samsung is ready to pay $8 billion for Harman’s automotive and premium audio expertise

In exchange for a whopping $8 billion, Samsung will soon be able to release Harman-powered phones, wearables and connected car solutions.