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Something from Nothing: the new brand teases semi-transparent wireless earbuds

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei’s new company is called Nothing. And in recent months the company has been grabbing headlines by raising money from investors, acquiring the assets of Android founder Andy Rubin’s defunct Essential Products, and announcing it would be working with design company Teenage Engineering. One thing Nothing hasn’t done yet? Released any products. […]

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Lenovo’s new ThinkBook laptops available with Intel or AMD (and integrated wireless earbuds)

Lenovo plans to launch 8 new ThinkBook laptops in the next month or two, with starting prices ranging from $549 to $939 depending on the model. Five of the new laptops will be available with 11th-gen Intel Core “Tiger Lake” processors, while the other 3 are powered by AMD Ryzen 4000U “Renoir” chips, and Lenovo […]

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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. […]

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Huawei’s next smartphone may also be a wireless charger (for earbuds)

Huawei’s expected to launch the Mate 20 smartphone on October 16th. It’ll be powered by the company’s new Kirin 980 processor, and it may have at least three cameras, arranged in a square-shaped pattern for some reason. But one of the most surprising things about the phone? Not only will you probably be able to […]

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Qualcomm QCC5100 chip for wireless headphones to bring better battery life, performance

Qualcomm is introducing a new system-on-a-chip designed for wireless headphones that the company says offers twice the processing power of its predecessor while using less energy. The end result is that the devices using the Qualcomm Low Power Bluetooth SoC QCC5100 should offer longer battery life and better performance. It also adds supports for new […]

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Fuse wireless earbuds fit inside a bracelet, necklace when you’re not using them

A number of companies have released “truly wireless” earbuds in the last year or so. The tiny earpieces connect to your phone via Bluetooth and stream music without wires… and that means there’s not even a wire connecting the left and right earbuds with one another. But there are a few potential down sides to […]

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Apple AirPod replacements cost $69 (per ear)

Apple’s AirPods are a set of completely wireless earbuds: place one in each ear, connect to your phone via Bluetooth and start listening to music (or podcasts, or whatever). But since there’s no cable connecting on AirPod earbud to the other, a lot of folks have wondered what happens if one falls out of your […]

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Apple’s AirPods wireless headphones now available for $159

Apple is now selling its AirPods for $159, a little later than expected. When the company first introduced the wireless earbuds in September, the plan had been to begin shipping AirPods to customers in October. But the company delayed the launch for unspecified reasons. This is the first set of truly wireless earbuds from Apple: there’s […]

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$10 strap makes Apple’s AirPods wireless earbuds a little harder to lose (and a little less wireless)

Apple’s AirPods are a $159 set of wireless Bluetooth earbuds designed for use with Apple products (although they can also be used with any device that supports Bluetooth audio). While Bluetooth headphones are nothing new, the AirPods are one of a handful of “truly wireless” earbud products that don’t have any wires at all. There’s not […]

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Samsung Gear IconX earbuds are completely wireless

I picked up a set of Bluetooth earbuds last year when I realized what a pain it is to use wired earphone while exercising. The model I use sells for about $24 and offers pretty good battery life and decent, but hardly spectacular audio. But Samsung is hoping you’ll spend $200 on its Gear IconX earbuds when […]