Razer’s $100 Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds promise low-latency audio

Bluetooth headphones are convenient alternatives to wired options — especially if you’re using a newfangled smartphone that lacks a headphone jack. But there are some downsides. The batteries never run out on most old-school headphones, and I don’t typically worry about audio and video going out of sync when using a wired connection. Razer’s new […]

Amazon Music HD provides lossless streaming starting at $12.99 per month

Amazon has added a premium tier to its music streaming service: the new Amazon Music HD lets you stream lossless audio at up to 24-bit/192 kHz quality. The service is compatible with most iOS and Android devices launched since 2014, most Amazon Fire tablets, Fire TV devices, and 2nd-gen or later Echo devices), and many […]

Crowdfunded portable cassette player is the first with Bluetooth 5.0 (if that’s something you want)

Tape cassettes have been making a surprising (if small) comeback in recent years, with a growing number of musicians releasing albums in the format. Sure, they don’t have the same level of sound quality as CD, vinyl, or even Hi-Fi digital streaming. They’re not as convenient as digital, since you have to manually fast forward […]

AirLoop convertible earbuds are truly wireless… when you want them to be (crowdfunding)

Truly wireless earbuds are small, convenient, and maybe a little more likely to fall out of your ears than headphones or earbuds with a more traditional design. That could make them perfect for some situations, but less than ideal for others. So the folks at AirLoop came up with something a little different: a set […]

Beats PowerBeats Pro truly wireless earbuds coming in May for $250

Xiaomi may be selling truly wireless earbuds for as little as $15, but Apple continues to charge more than 10 times as much for its AirPods. Now Apple has an even pricier (although probably better) option. Apple subsidiary Beats is introducing its first truly wireless earbuds. The Powerbeats Pro are coming in May for $250. […]