Marshall Headphones announces Major III Voice with Google Assistant

Marshall’s most popular headphone, the Major III Bluetooth, gets smarter with Google Assistant support on the new Major III Voice the company is announcing today

Sony introduces WF-1000XM3 wireless, noise cancelling headphones

Sony today introduced its next generation WF-1000XM3 wireless and noise cancelling headphones, joining the 1000X family of products.

OPPO in 2019: 5G, smartwatches, headphones in the works

The Chinese smartphone maker might not just be a smartphone maker in the near future as it continues gaining ground with different markets.

Jabra launches Elite 85h headphones and Elite Active 45e earbuds

Jabra has prepared a pair of great active noise cancelling headphones for CES 2019 with the Elite 85h. They also have active earbuds too.

Sony’s new WH-1000X Mark 3 take audio and comfort further

Learn more about the new Sony WH-1000XM3 that were just announced at IFA 2018, in addition to other products focused on audio.

Apple has ‘higher-end’ AirPods, over-ear headphones and a ‘new HomePod’ slated for 2019

There are two different AirPods upgrades in the pipeline, according to rock-solid tipsters, as well as “studio-quality” over-ear Apple headphones.

European Sony Xperia XZ2 pre-orders come with some valuable freebies

Early Sony Xperia XZ2 adopters in the UK can get a free PlayStation VR headset or PlayStation 4 console, while in Germany, you can choose from a list of five possible gifts.

Our Favorite Headphones from IFA 2017: Aftershokz, Jabra, Beyerdynamic, Sennheiser (Video)

IFA may be in our rear view mirrors, but we’re looking forward to cans and beans from Aftershokz, Jabra, Beyerdynamic and Sennheiser this season.

Google Assistant-powered headphones could be coming soon to rival Apple AirPods

Google seems to be legitimately cooking up an avalanche of hardware releases this fall, including mysterious headphones with built-in Assistant support.
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Bluetooth will be so much better with Android O

We don’t know if these APIs will be put into the initial version of Android 8.0, but the fact that we see them in AOSP code is encouraging.

AAA batteries in Apple headphones explode, company says it’s a “third-party” issue

Apple doesn’t make AAA batteries, did not include any with the headphones and did not specify any that should be used in the headphones, the victim claims.

Google employees appear to be getting a new pair of headphones

It’s not likely that we’ll ever see these headphones come to market, as indicated by one picture showing off an internal-use pair of headphones.

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.

Fitbit’s first ‘proper’ smartwatch needs more time to iron out production kinks

Similar in design to the fitness-centric Blaze, but with GPS support and extra smarts in tow, Fitbit’s full-on smartwatch isn’t ready for primetime yet.

Slice: AirPods have completely changed the dynamic of the US headphone market

Are Apple’s AirPods indeed a “runaway success”? Slice Intelligence certainly thinks so, attributing them a quarter of US wireless headphone revenue of late.

Top 5 Audio Smartphones of 2016: The best speakers and headphone jacks!

Wrapping up 2016, which smartphones were best for speaker and headphone performance? Here’s the Pocketnow Top 5 Audio Smartphones of 2016!

Google Pixel XL Real Audio Review: Not up to HTC standards…

If HTC is manufacturing the Pixel, that means it should have good audio right? Let’s Listen! Here’s our full Google Pixel XL Real Audio Review!

LG V20 Real Audio Review: The headphone king?

LG promised an audiophile experience built into its newest smartphone. Is the “quad DAC” hype? Here’s our LG V20 Real Audio Review!

Samsung Galaxy S7 Real Audio Review: Premium price, mid-pack performance

Shouldn’t a premium phone do well driving nice headphones? Let’s revisit one of the most popular phones of the year. Samsung Galaxy S7 Real Audio Review!

Fiio K1 USB Headphone DAC, and answering your Real Audio Review questions!

How can you improve the headphone quality on the iPhone 7? Use an external DAC. Here’s a quick look at the Fiio K1 USB Headphone DAC.

LG V20: Quad DACs, loud amps, and headphone beastmode…

The 3.5mm headphone jack might be really “old” technology, but manufacturers like LG are finding ways to make it smarter, like the LGV20 Quad DACs.

Apple iPhone 7 Real Audio Review: No headphone jack?

Apple removed the headphone jack, but how has the REALLY affected audio performance? Here’s our Apple iPhone 7 Real Audio Review!

Are Apple’s Lightning Earpods an example of fragmentation?

Apple’s greatest strength is a unified ecosystem of products. The iPhone 7 might irk some folks. Are Apple’s Lightning Earpods an example of fragmentation?

Apple iPhone 7: 24 hours later – Lightning Connector Headphone Quality

Apple removed the headphone jack from the iPhone 7. Does this new connection method improve your sound? Let’s look at Lightning Connector headphone quality!

The impending horror of USB Type C audio adapters

Apple followed Moto in cutting the headphone jack from the iPhone. We’re sure more companies will follow. The impending horror of USB Type C audio adapters.