Tag Archive: Audio


Get the HTC Vive, the Deluxe Audio Strap, and a $100 gift card for just $599

The worlds might be fake, but these savings aren’t!

This bundle on Amazon includes the HTC Vive, the Deluxe Audio Strap, and a $ 100 Amazon gift card all for $ 599. The HTC Vive alone is $ 599 at most retailers, including Best Buy and Amazon. So you’re essentially getting the audio strap, which retails for $ 100 by itself, and the gift card for free.

The HTC Vive is one of the most popular virtual  [Read More…]

Qualcomm’s new USB-C DAC aims to bring Hi-Fi audio to smartphones

During its Tech Summit this week, Qualcomm unveiled more than just the high-end Snapdragon 845 chipset for smartphones. In an attempt to cure the missing 3.5 headphone jack blues, the chip maker also announced its first dedicated USB-C Hi-Fi DAC, titled the AQT1000. Qualcomm already makes DACs and audio codes, but this is its first […]

Amazon announces second-gen Echo with better audio, new design, and lower price

Amazon just revealed its second-generation Amazon Echo with newer, better sound and a whole new design.

At a surprise press event on Wednesday Amazon revealed a new and improved Amazon Echo smart speaker. The device features an upgraded audio system and an updated design.

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The second-generation Echo touts immersive sound thanks to an all-new speaker architecture that packs in Dolby processing, a dedicated tweeter, and a 2.5-inch down-firing woofer. It also has Amazon’s second-generation  [Read More…]

Upgrade your computer’s audio with this slim soundbar for just $22 today

Odds are the speakers that came with your computer or built into your monitor aren’t that great. Today is a perfect day to upgrade them by adding ELEGIANT’s USB-powered soundbar to your setup for just $ 22.49. This is the lowest price the soundbar has ever sold for, and about $ 8 less than its average selling price.

For $ 29.99 you can pick up the wireless version of the soundbar, which is probably worth the extra few dollars.

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Play audio through your car stereo with this $13 Bluetooth FM Transmitter

Listening to the radio and its countless commercials regarding products you hardly ever care about can be such a waste of time. Ditch the controlled playlists and songs you don’t want to hear over and over for Otium’s Bluetooth FM Transmitter which is now available at Amazon for just $ 12.99 when you enter promo code Y2RJCO6I at checkout to save $ 5 off its regular price.

Plug Otium’s FM Transmitter into your cigarette lighter socket and tune  [Read More…]

Listen to studio-quality sound at its lowest price ever with the $63 Status Audio CB-1 headphones

Our friends at Thrifter have a great deal on the Status Audio CB-1 headphones!

Amazon has the Status Audio CB-1 over-ear headphones for $ 63 today. The street price for these headphones is $ 80, and this drop to $ 63 is a match for the lowest price ever.

The CB-1 headphones are perfectly made for the audiophile who cares more about sound than about design. In most of the critic reviews for these headphones, the biggest  [Read More…]

How to fix out-of-sync audio on your NVIDIA Shield

How do I fix out-of-sync audio on the NVIDIA Shield Android TV?

If there’s one thing that’s frustrating with watching streaming digital content it’s when the audio is just off from the video. Once you notice it you can’t not notice it.

And for whatever reason, it’s an issue that’s been affecting my NVIDIA Shield Android TV for the past few months — and I’m not the only one. It’s a common enough issue that it keeps  [Read More…]

LG V30 arrives with impressive audio and video features

After months of leaks and teasers, the LG V30 is finally official. It’s the first smartphone from the V-series to come without a secondary ticker display which has been replaced by a more elegant floating bar software solution. Visually, the LG V30 looks quite stunning. It features the same edge-to-edge FullVision display with 18:9 aspect […]

LG V30’s advanced audio features set to bring delight to ears everywhere

With only a few days to go before the official unveil, LG sent out another press release this time detailing the audio capabilities of the upcoming V30 flagship. LG says to expect “next-generation audio functions unseen in a smartphone before.” Building upon the V20’s legacy, the V30 will come boasting an upgraded Hi-Fi Quad DAC […]

LG V30 will offer audio features ‘unseen in a smartphone before’

The V30 will feature a 32-bit Quad DAC with digital filters and sound presets.

LG is continuing to serve up information regarding its upcoming flagship ahead of its release at IFA. The company is now talking up the audio prowess of the V30, saying that the phone will feature “next-generation audio functions unseen in a smartphone before.” LG rolled out a 32-bit Quad DAC in last year’s V20, and its successor will feature a “32-bit Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC”  [Read More…]