Tag Archive: Audio


USB-C audio: Everything you need to know

The port on the phone isn’t the only difference, but some things are the same as they have always been.

There’s a good chance the next phone you buy will support USB-C audio, even if it still has a “regular” 3.5mm headphone jack. That means we’ll soon be seeing more headphones that have a USB-C connector because that’s how this circle works — support a thing and companies will make the things. But there’s a lot of  [Read More…]

Ascape Audio Ascend-1: These sweat-proof, wireless earbuds are 40% off

The wireless earbuds give deliver audio the way it was meant to be heard: clearly and free or cords. What’s more, your favorite digital assistant is one button push away.

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Audio controls for PlayStation 4: What you need to know

Trying to figure out how to adjust your audio settings on PS4? We have you covered.

We are living in a post manual world. Long gone are the days where you would pull a phone book sized document out of the packaging of your new piece of technology and read it in its entirety before you even thought about plugging in your device. If you’re anything like me, if there is a manual it gets immediately tossed  [Read More…]

Qualcomm’s high-res Bluetooth audio codec aptX HD is now on over 60 devices

Qualcomm announced that more than 60 devices use its aptX HD codec, bringing more detailed music over a wireless connection.

As more and more manufacturers turn towards ditching the headphone jack, more and more users are turning to Bluetooth headphones and speakers to get their jam on. This used to mean compressed, horrible sounding music, but no so: with features like aptX, your songs sound much better than they used to with older headphones.

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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…]