Tag Archive: Headphone


Essential Phone gets new 3.5mm headphone jack module and MQA certification

Essential’s also giving its customers three free months of TIDAL.

One of the big selling points with the Essential Phone was supposed to be a magnetic accessory system that would allow for all sorts of fun modules. The only one that’s actually come to market so far is the 360-degree camera, but now Essential’s confirmed its next accessory is a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Similar to the 360-camera, this headphone jack adapter will snap onto the back of  [Read More…]

Fiio BTR1 Portable Wireless DAC Review – No headphone jack, no problem

It’s been a year and a half since we’ve first seen the idea of a headphone jack-free smartphone implemented, with the iPhone 7. For fans of wired audio, it’s been a war we’ve been losing since that time. Several major Android players, like HTC, Motorola, and Sony have unapologetically followed in Apple’s footsteps. Fortunately, Samsung […]

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Gear Up: iFrogz has five wireless headphone options for under $35

In the market for some new headphones? Check out the latest models from iFrogz, which include five designs for under $ 35. Choose from in-ear and on-ear and a variety of colors.

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Best overall Samsung Galaxy S8

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The Galaxy S8 has slick hardware with tiny bezels that let it have a big screen in a relatively small body, but inside it still offers everything you want: a high-end processor, lots of storage, an SD card slot, full waterproofing and a top-end camera.  [Read More…]

Google’s Pixel 2 headphone adapter costs $20, and a part of your soul

Wait. What. Why.

Good news, everyone! The Pixel 2 (and Pixel 2 XL) don’t have a headphone jack. Instead, you’ll use USB-C.

Oh. You wanted a headphone jack. OK, well GOOD NEWS, EVERYONE! There’s a 3.5mm to USB-C adapter in the box.

Just don’t lose it, because a new one costs $ 20 from Google.

Enjoy the future, folks.

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IFROGZ launches five new wireless earbuds and headphone models, all under $50

Accessory maker, IFROGZ recently announced it was expanding its wireless audio product portfolio to include five new models, all coming with accessible prices. The new accessories include three in-ear wireless earbuds models (not 100% wireless) and two over-the-ear wireless headphone solutions that are designed to be thrown in the bag without the owner having to […]

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL could see 3.5mm headphone jack removed

In what seems as a trend in the industry right now with manufacturers removing the headphone jack from smartphones, it seems Google may be following suit with the Pixel 2. Yesterday we saw leaks of the rear of the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL. The renders were only the back of the devices […]

Master & Dynamic promo: All headphone orders receive free ME03 Earphones ($159 value)

Premier audio brand Master & Dynamic is currently offering a limited time promotion which should certainly appeal to those of you looking for new headphones. Available now through Labor Day (September 4) is a back-to-school BOGO deal for anyone who orders some new cans. Master & Dynamic, in conjunctions with Audible, is throwing in a set of […]

New in-hand Google Pixel 2 leak confirms design elements, missing headphone jack

This is Google’s new phone.

We got our first look at the Google Pixel 2 last week, and now we have a fresh pair of photos showing both sides of the phone that corroborate with the first set. The photos show an early development unit — laden with barcodes, naturally — but in much better lighting with the context of being in-hand.

There’s nothing particularly new or shocking about the hardware here, but it does help  [Read More…]

No headphone jack: dealbreaker or no big deal?

Phones are increasingly arriving without headphone jacks. Is the future unfriendly to music listeners?

The headphone jack — or lack thereof — has become a point of contention for many people since Motorola removed it from its flagship Moto Z in mid-2016. The conversation got even louder when Apple did the same later in the year, and now we have devices like the HTC U11, arguably one of the best phones of the year, and the Moto Z2 Force,  [Read More…]