Tag Archive: cancellation


Sony’s takes on the AirPods Pro with $200 noise cancellation earbuds

They offer 9 hours of playback with noise cancellation and 13 hours without.

What you need to know Sony is introducing yet another pair of noise-canceling earphones to the market. The WF-SP800N earbuds are aimed at the fitness market with a combination of active noise cancellation and water/sweat resistance. They’ll cost you $ 199.

Sony’s WF-1000XM3 earbuds are seen by many as among the best active noise cancellation earbuds out there, but they lack one crucial feature  [Read More…]

Huawei debuts an affordable AirPods rival with active noise cancellation

Huawei claims the earbuds can bring down ambient noise levels by up to 32dB.

What you need to know Huawei has launched new truly wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation, called FreeBuds 3i. The company’s new AirPods Pro rivals use 10mm dynamic drivers and have IPX4 water resistance as well. They have been priced at £90 ($ 112) in the UK.

Huawei launched the FreeBuds 3 true wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation at IFA last year,  [Read More…]

Samsung’s next-gen, bean-shaped earbuds will have active noise cancellation

We could see an official announcement in August, alongside the reveal of the Galaxy Note 20.

What you need to know A report out of Korea suggests the company’s next-gen wireless earbuds will, indeed, feature active noise cancellation. The unique, bean-shaped earbuds were leaked late last week. The report also suggests that the earphones will cost under $ 150.

When they were leaked to the world last week, we didn’t really know much about the technology inside  [Read More…]

Ubisoft may host a digital E3 conference in wake of E3’s cancellation

More and more developers are announcing digital-only events.

What you need to know E3 2020 was officially canceled this morning. Ubisoft looks to be exploring alternative methods to announce its games this year. It may take the form of a digital-only conference or some type of digital experience.

After E3 2020 was officially canceled by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) this morning due to rising COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns, publishers took to Twitter to assuage fears that this  [Read More…]

Galaxy Buds+ to skip active noise cancellation in favor of larger battery

There will also be two more microphones on the Galaxy Buds+, aimed at improving call quality.

What you need to know Samsung is expected to reveal the Galaxy Buds+ alongside the Galaxy S20 on February 11. According to new leaks, the wireless earbuds will not feature active noise cancellation, a highly requested feature. The only changes to their design seem to be a larger battery and additional microphones.

The folks at SamMobile have a new bunch of  [Read More…]

Huawei’s updated AirPods clone adds active noise cancellation

With a puck-shaped case, the new Huawei FreeBuds 3 bring some potentially useful features.

What you need to know Huawei’s updated FreeBuds earbuds feature active noise canceling. The new Kirin A1 chip uses both Bluetooth 5.1 and BLE 5.1. Color options are going to be black and white. Battery life is to be four hours listening and 20 hours worth of charging from the case.

As we all know, headphone jacks are essentially done for good from  [Read More…]

FIIL IICON wireless headphones review: Trading noise cancellation for sound quality

A fantastic pair of noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones that doesn’t push the bar forward.

With the proliferation of phones without headphone jacks, it’s no surprise that Bluetooth headphones have become incredibly popular lately.

But there was a category of headphones that, while perhaps more niche until recently, always extracted plenty of divisive opinions: noise-canceling. Thank Bose’s incredibly popular QC25s, which gave way to the wireless QC35s, and inspired a category of imitators trying to get in on the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fires, recall, cancellation, and rebirth: Everything you need to know

Here’s all the information you need about the Galaxy Note 7 fires and recall — the events that led to the phone being discontinued — and eventually reborn as the Galaxy Note Fan Edition.

After almost a year of twists and turns since September 2016, the Galaxy Note 7 story has (effectively) come to an end. As is well known by now, Samsung faced battery quality issues in the handset, leading to personal and property damage. In  [Read More…]

Intel is getting out of the smartphone market with cancellation of SoFIA and Broxton chips

Intel has confirmed that it has canceled plans to release its SoFIA and Broxton chips that were being made primarily for smartphones. This means that Intel currently has no chips that will be used in future smartphones.

Intel’s shift away from the smartphone market was first announced by analyst Patrick Moorhead, via Forbes, and later confirmed by Intel itself in a statement from a spokesperson to AnandTech:

I can confirm that the changes included canceling the  [Read More…]

HTC working to fix automatic cancellation issues for Vive pre-orders

HTC says that it is working to resolve issues that cropped up with Vive pre-orders earlier this week, when customers saw orders cancelled after the $ 800+ charge was declined by some financial institutions. HTC says that they have already reinstated some orders that had been cancelled due to these issues.

In a statement, an HTC spokesperson said:

While fulfilling this week’s orders for HTC Vive, a limited number of individuals were affected by auto  [Read More…]