Tag Archive: Audio


Using Google Chromecast Audio as a whole-house audio alternative to Sonos

Great-sounding music is made easy with a Chromecast Audio. And you’ll save a fistful of dollars, too.

If you’re thinking about setting up a whole-house (or even just a single-room) streaming audio solution, Sonos systems are pretty much what you’ll find recommended by folks on the internet. They are easy to set up and the Sonos service offers a decent choice of streaming content providers. But the price tag — you’ll be spending hundreds per room for  [Read More…]

Nokia 8 is now official with “Bothie” camera, OZO audio and liquid cooling

After months of waiting, Nokia’s come back flagship is finally here. HMD – the Finnish company licensing the right to produce Nokia phones – unveiled the Nokia 8 during a press event hosted in London. The phone arrives to compete with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8. But even if the […]

HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap: Should you buy it?

What is this Deluxe Audio Strap all about, anyway?

The first of many accessories slated for the HTC Vive this year has shipped to those who pre-ordered, and it’s all about adding audio and structure to the Vive experience. It’s called the Deluxe Audio Strap, and HTC is asking $ 100 for this upgrade to what is already the most expensive — though also most feature complete — virtual reality kit you can buy today.

Is this  [Read More…]

LG G6+ arrives with 128GB storage, premium audio and new colors

Last month we told you LG was gearing up to launch two new variants of the LG G6, the G6+, and the G6 Pro. Well, today the Korean tech giant pulled the veil off the LG G6+. Compared to the regular LG G6, the new version brings in 128GB of built-in storage, 6GB of RAM, […]

Gear Up: 808 Audio wants to power your summer playlists

808 Audio is an audio brand known for releasing quality products at an affordable price. We’ve reviewed a number of products over the years and are always interested in checking out new models. As the summer season gets in full swing, it’s the time of year we find ourselves outside, riding bikes, taking walks, and […]

Grab a 3.5mm audio splitter for just $4.75 today

Headphone splitters are a great way to allow two people to listen to the same music using their own headphones, but not many people own them. Right now you can pick up NoiseHush’s AS10 audio splitter for just $ 4.75.

Video compares OnePlus 5’s and OnePlus 3’s audio capabilities

Another day, another OnePlus 5 feature gets detailed. A few days ago, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei shared a YouTube video which compares the audio quality on the OnePlus 3 to the OnePlus 5’s. As users commenting on Reddit on the topic have point out, the OnePlus 3 left a lot to be desired in terms […]

How to install the Deluxe Audio Strap on your HTC Vive

Adding a Deluxe Audio Strap to your Vive is easy, but a little nerve wracking.

HTC’s Deluxe Audio Strap, which as the name suggests adds headphones to the actual headset, is finally available to purchase. If you’re planning on picking on up, there’s a few things you need to know about how to attach this accessory to your Vive without doing any damage to the headset or your new strap. Here’s a quick guide for removing the  [Read More…]

Where to buy the HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap

Can I buy the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap?

The HTC Vive’s Deluxe Audio strap delivers a significantly different VR experience, both in how the Vive fits on your head and how everything connects together to deliver sound. Now that the new strap has hit the market, you might be wondering exactly where you can pick one up.

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You won’t empty your wallet for studio-grade headphones with the Status Audio HD One’s at $25

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time bringing you studio-grade headphones for much less!

Wireless headphones have grown in popularity lately, but wired headphones are still invaluable for many since they don’t need to be charged, offer a more reliable connection and more. Over-the-ear headphones can range in price from around $ 10 to over $ 300, depending what you are looking for. If quality is the main concern for you, but you don’t want to go  [Read More…]