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Sony teardown reveals hot new features due for upcoming WH-1000XM4 headphones

Sony teardown reveals hot new features due for upcoming WH-1000XM4 headphones

Sony’s WH-1000XM3 headphones are pretty much the gold standard for over-ear Bluetooth noise-canceling headphones, topping the recommendation lists everywhere, including here. Building upon everything Sony’s accomplished (including the derpy name), details surrounding the upcoming WH-1000XM4 have leaked courtesy of a teardown of Sony’s Headphones Connect app. Sony WH-1000XM4 Info from Headphone Connect 7.0.1 Looks identical to the...

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Google’s Sound Amplifier app now works with Bluetooth headphones (APK Download)

Google’s Sound Amplifier app now works with Bluetooth headphones (APK Download)

Google’s Sound Amplifier takes sound picked up by your phone’s microphones and pipes it directly into your earbuds. It’s a great idea, but its utility has historically been limited by the app only working with wired headsets. Version 3.0, rolling out now, lifts that restriction, finally letting users listen through Bluetooth headphones. The ability to...

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Microsoft releases companion app for its new Surface headphones and earbuds

Microsoft releases companion app for its new Surface headphones and earbuds

Microsoft is well-known for making the Windows operating system, but it’s increasingly interested in physical hardware products as well. Earlier this month, Microsoft announced the release dates for its new Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Earbuds. Now the Surface Audio companion app has shown up in the Google Play Store, allowing owners to customize their...

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Microsoft’s Surface Headphones 2 and Earbuds will be available May 12

Microsoft’s Surface Headphones 2 and Earbuds will be available May 12

Microsoft has been slowly expanding its first-party hardware lineup over the past few years, and today the company announced several new products. The Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3 were the main attractions, but for those of you not interested in Windows laptops, there are audio products on the way as well. First is...

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Anker’s Soundcore Life 2 ANC headphones are just $40 on Newegg

Anker’s Soundcore Life 2 ANC headphones are just $40 on Newegg

Noise-canceling headphones are gaining in popularity during lockdown, as they isolate from unwanted noise and help remain focused on work. Sadly, many of these cost at least $150, which can be too steep for most people, especially if they seldom need to use them. Thankfully, Anker’s Soundcore Life 2 headphones are currently available for just...

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Great noise-cancelling headphones for under $200

Great noise-cancelling headphones for under $200

Sony makes some of the best noise-canceling headphones around, especially the WH-1000XM3 (which is overdue for a replacement). The WH1000XM3 is a premium set of headphones that regularly goes for around $300, and competing products like the Bose QuietComfort 35 II and Jabra Elite 85h aren’t far behind. While Sony doesn’t have a sequel to...

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Great noise-cancelling headphones for under $200

Great noise-cancelling headphones for under $200

Sony makes some of the best noise-canceling headphones around, especially the WH-1000XM3 (which is overdue for a replacement). The WH1000XM3 is a premium set of headphones that regularly goes for around $300, and competing products like the Bose QuietComfort 35 II and Jabra Elite 85h aren’t far behind. While Sony doesn’t have a sequel to...

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Get a refurbished pair of Bose 700 noise cancelling headphones for just $280 ($120 off)

Get a refurbished pair of Bose 700 noise cancelling headphones for just $280 ($120 off)

Before Sony got into the active noise-cancellation game with the WH-1000XM3, Bose was the brand to go for, with its popular QuietComfort 35 headphones. The company has recently released the overhauled noise cancelling 700 headphones, which traditionally cost a whopping $400. Thankfully, you can grab a refurbished model for $120 less from the manufacturer’s site. The headphones...