The last update that the Nextbit Robin received had some unintentional side effects: the audio improvements ended up being hugely detrimental to its speakers. The minimum volume setting was far too loud, and audio was generally distorted.
Nextbit recently announced June’s update, which claims to have fixed all audio bugs. The lowest volume ... Read More »
It seems the market for Bluetooth headphones is quickly growing as the headphones themselves get lighter and more affordable. This offering from 1byone is a pretty basic one, but it’s also pretty surprising.
Bluetooth version: 4.1 Supported profile: Apt-X Battery life: 7 hours Price: $32.99 Where to buy: 1byone, Read More »
A phone company partnering with an audio company isn’t anything we haven’t seen before. HTC has partnered with both Beats and Harman Kardon, and Samsung had Wolfson Micro hardware in the Galaxy S (though this wasn’t advertised by Samsung, which is a shame). Now LG is stepping into the game with a partnership with B&O ... Read More »
It took a while, but Android Auto is finally spreading. A few car manufacturers have already adopted it, including Ford, more and more people are gaining access to the feature. And now, Fiat Chrysler has announced that many cars with Uconnect will be getting Android Auto ... Read More »
A few weeks back, we reviewed Lumoid, a try-before-you-buy service for wearables, drones and photography equipment. We came out of it impressed with the excellent experience and the opportunity that Lumoid provided. Today, Lumoid is launching a new branch of service, Lumoid Listen. ... Read More »
Bluetooth earphones are a new thing for me. I never really thought about it, but the concept of having no cords to get tangled in while jogging or doing chores sounds absolutely fantastic. But they have had significant drawbacks in the past, like battery life and weight. How do a budget pair of earphones stack ... Read More »
When you see something like swappable filters in a pair of earphones, you can’t help but be intrigued. The Trinity Audio Delta is a pretty high-end product, made of aluminum and featuring swappable filters that can change the tone of your audio to fit your preference. I couldn’t help but be excited to give them a ... Read More »
The Inateck MercuryBox didn’t leave me particularly impressed in the audio department, though every other aspect was pretty fantastic. With brilliant battery life and build quality, I was sad to dislike the audio performance. But the MarsBox is supposed to sound far better, so I was looking forward ... Read More »
I don’t usually review earphones, but it’s an Android accessory many of us use daily. Everything from media consumption to phone calls are handled by the earbuds we carry every day, and price/durability is a balance that’s hard to strike.
Microphone: Yes Button compatibility: Android/iOS/Windows/Blackberry Price: $49.99 Where to buy: Read More »
I’ll admit it. I’m a bit of a Bluetooth speaker snob by now. My rave review of the $250 Grain Audio Bluetooth speaker should explain to you how much I value sound quality. But that doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy cheap Bluetooth speakers, provided they sound good. ... Read More »