Tag Archive: Headphones


Vinci 2.0 standalone smart headphones want to replace your smartwatch

Remember the Vinci headphones which most surprisingly included a virtual assistant on board? Well the startup behind them, Inspero Inc. is back with a new pair of wireless headphones with an intriguing design and smart features. The Vinci 2.0 are marketed as sports headphones reinvented and your personal fitness coach in your ear. So the […]

Google’s Pixel Buds are $159 wireless headphones with real-time translation

Google has announced its own pair of wireless earbuds, with Google Translate built-in.

At today’s Pixel hardware event, Google has combined its translation know-how with its love of good audio to create the Google Pixel Buds, it’s first retail pair of headphones.

The headphones themselves are like any standard wireless (though not truly wireless) pair of earbuds. Instead of having the controls somewhere on the wire, the right earbud has a gesture pad to control volume and  [Read More…]

House of Marley Smile Jamaica Wireless Headphones review

The Smile Jamaica Wireless Headphones are a $ 60 pair of Bluetooth-connected earphones and one of the latest models out of The House of Marley. A wireless take on an existing pair of in-ear headphones, they have the increasingly popular design which lets wearers drape them around the neck when not in use. We were sent […]

The first headphones with Google Assistant are now official for $349

Bose today pulled the wraps off the first Google Assistant-powered pair of noise-canceling headphones – the QuietComfort 35 II (QC35 II). As it has been previously rumored, the headphones rock a Google Assistant dedicated button on the left ear cup which, like in the case of the Bixby button on the Galaxy S8 can be […]

Best Wireless Headphones for Samsung Gear Sport, S3, or S2

Listen to your favorite tunes with your Samsung Gear with these great headphones!

Your Samsung Gear Sport, S3, or S2 are great for on-the-go productivity and pleasure. Whether you want to listen to your favorite tunes on your weekly jog, conduct phone calls using your smartwatch on the subway, or taking in a new audiobook while your significant other is sleeping next to you, a great pair of wireless headphones are essential to enjoying sound through your  [Read More…]

Bose QC35 II headphones will have Google Assistant built-in

Bose is synonymous with quality and expense, and with those come great features.

Bose’s QuietComfort 35 headphones are some of the most highly-recommended active noise-canceling headphones on the market. Modern Dad calls them the best headphones a traveler could ask for, and its successor, the Bose QuietComfort 35 II, are apparently packing a new feature that’ll be quite handy to Android users: Google Assistant.

Look what I found early …. Bose QC 35 II  [Read More…]

Ventura Wireless Headphones only $69 (Deal of the Day)

Wireless headphones and earbuds are some of our favorite accessories. Once we’ve become accustomed to cutting the literal cord, it’s hard to go back to something that’s physically tethered. To us, Bluetooth is the way to go. About As our Deal of the Day, the TRNDlabs Ventura Wireless Headphones deliver an audio experience that is crisp, […]

The $90 Plantronics BackBeat Fit headphones are perfect for runners who like quality sound

Our friends at Thrifter have a great deal on some excellent Bluetooth headphones for your workout!

The Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth headphones are down to $ 89.99 on Amazon. These headphones are normally $ 130 and have never dropped lower than $ 100 before.

The BackBeat Fit released back in 2014 and earned a lot of praise from critics, including 4 star reviews from CNET and PC Mag. They have only gotten better over the years because  [Read More…]

Aftershokz Trekz Titanium review: Wireless headphones you can wear everwhere

The Aftershokz Titanium headphones are excellent for workouts and let you hear your surroundings.

While I’ve been quick to lament the disappearance of the 3.5mm headphone jack from some smartphones, I converted to Bluetooth audio a few years ago with my first pair of Jaybird Bluebuds X. Charging them every few days was inconvenient, but it was well worth it to have a wireless pair of headphones for running or weight lifting.

Before this, I had an  [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…]