Android Auto is an awesome car infotainment system (though I’m sure many people would disagree) but it requires the device being plugged into the car at all times. Plugging your phone in every time you get into the car can be annoying, and it takes away the ability to use ... Read More »
The new Damson S-Series is a home theater series with a twist. Damson partnered with Dolby to bring an Atmos-supported system to your living room, but the company took it a few steps further to make the system that much better.
The main components of the $799.99 package are the S-Bar sound bar, S-Atmos attachment, S-Woofer, ... Read More »
Essential’s accessory connector is an interesting one. It uses two physical power pins and wireless data transfer. Unfortunately, a previous potential partner is suing the company over that wireless data transfer tech.
Essential was in talks with Keyssa (backed by Tony Fadell, an ex-Google employee just like Andy Rubin) over its wireless ... Read More »
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Master & Dynamic MW60 on the Twelve South Fermata stand
Master & Dynamic is known for its over the top build quality and materials. Seriously, hold a pair and you’ll understand. The MW60 is the highest end model in its lineup and it takes what is so great about the wired MH40 and takes it to ... Read More »
Bluetooth version: 4.1 Range: 20 metersRated battery life: 3-4 hours Charging time: 1.5 hours Dimensions: 11.5 x 15.2 x 4.0 cm Price: $39.99 Where to buy: Amazon
The Tronsmart Encore S5 fully wireless earphones are a spin on the regular fully wireless design. On top of the regular small in-ear bud there is ... Read More »
Fender is known for making guitars and amplifiers that are easily recognized by nearly anyone. So it’s no surprise that the company is getting into Bluetooth speakers. The Newport is the cheaper of the pair, offering the classic guitar amp look paired with most of the Bluetooth basics.
Price: $199.99Battery: 12 hoursConnectivity: Bluetooth 4.2 with ... Read More »
Motorola’s latest accessory is a set of fully wireless earphones called the Stream. They’re actually made by Binatone but Motorola has licensed its name for the product.
Battery life with true wireless earphones is usually not very good, but the Motorola Stream is particularly subpar. A single charge will get you two hours of listening time, ... Read More »
The Wearhaus Arc headphones started off on Kickstarter, and despite the site’s iffy reputation, this project launched and is now for sale. It attempts to bring unique features like music sharing to the world of Bluetooth headphones.
Drivers: 40mm neodymium dual diaphragm Impedance: 28.5 ohms Bluetooth version: 4.0 with AptX Battery life: 16 hours, 1200mAh ... Read More »
There is a whole world of high end audio products that make a far bigger difference than you’d think. Truly good audio is special and can’t be compared to cheaper products on the market. Spending hundreds on a single set of headphones is the norm.
The Master & Dynamic MW50 wireless on-ear headphones aim to bring ... Read More »
The 3.5mm jack is endangered. Two major devices have already gotten rid of it, hoping for a future where wireless audio is king. We may not be there quite yet, but the future looks bright. Phiaton’s BT 110 Bluetooth earphones aim to take on the likes of the Apple AirPods.
Bluetooth version: 4.0 Battery life: ... Read More »