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Apple AirPods upgrade: Two reasons 2nd-gen AirPods are worth it - SlashGear

Apple's new AirPods are here, and while there are several obvious reasons to upgrade, for me it's the small - but important - details that have my finger

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The best true wireless earbuds for 2019

If you can't stand the tangle of cords, or you're just excited about completely wireless earbuds, you're going to need some help separating the wheat from the chaff. Our list serves up the best in true wireless earbuds, from sweatproof work

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Samsung Galaxy Buds last an hour longer than AirPods on a single charge

In addition to the Galaxy S10, Samsung announced Galaxy Buds. The new wireless earbuds last an hour longer than Apple's AirPods on a single charge.

Music | Music

Crosley to unleash tiny, three-inch record player for Record Store Day

Crosley Radio has come out with another trend-setting record player. However, this one is tiny. So that means it’s cuter.

Music | Music

The best wireless powered bookshelf speakers

By Brent Butterworth This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutte...

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Blue Microphones sells to Logitech for $117 million

As the market for equipment needed by podcasters, streamers and other content creators grows, Blue Microphones has become a trusted and well-known name. Now Log...

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This guy uses old vinyl records to make gorgeous Bluetooth speakers

Industrial engineer Jeff Davis is selling customizable Bluetooth speakers made from old records — you can even submit your own artwork or request an album.

Music | Music

The best smart speakers for music fans

If you're a music fan, the first wave of smart speakers was probably a disappointment. While Alexa and Google Assistant have definitively proven they have a pla...

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RokBlok Wireless Record Player Gets Wrecked on Reddit

Redditors are destroying a Kickstarter-backed wireless record player after one user posted a video demonstrating its laughably terrible quality.

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The 15 best new turntables of 2017 for every budget

Best turntables 2017? Whether you're after an entry-level deck or an audiophile performer, here's your guide to the best budget, mid-range & high-end decks.

Music | Music

The Third Man Records x Beats Headphones Are A Rock Lover's Dream

Third Man co-founder and spokesman Ben Blackwell discusses the unique and incredible teaming up of two modern technological trailblazers.

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10 Turntables for Every Vinyl Enthusiast

As vinyl continues to drive music sales, here's a list of 10 turntables that cover any listening need, no matter your record player budget.

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A LEGO Record Player Could Become a Reality | Mental Floss

To provide LEGO fans with a double dose of nostalgia, LEGO Ideas community member Speederrider has designed a working record player constructed from the tiny childhood toys.

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Looking for New Headphones? Try a Set From Across the Pond

When asked to point out the hotbeds of audio innovation on a map, the casual headphone buyer probably wouldn't finger the United Kingdom.

Music | Vinyl Records!

How Do I Convert Vinyl LPs to Hi-Res Audio? | Sound & Vision

Are there any devices I can connect to my turntable to make hi-res transfers of my record collection?

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Reel-to-Reel Tape Matures as a Viable Format at RMAF 2016 | Analog Planet

This short video makes the point that reel-to-reel tape has finally become a viable playback format if you have the cash to play. The refurbished machines are costly and the tapes @15 IPS are pricey at more than $400 each. But now that the majors are open

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Spiral Groove’s Revolution turntable offers ultra high-end sound and a price to match

With its Revolution Turntable, shipping now, Spiral Groove is offering a combination of premium build and materials along with a price tag to match.

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What I Learned Visiting Elite Audio Systems In San Francisco | Analog Planet

"Why would you fly to San Francisco for one day?" friends asked when I told them recently that I was visiting Elite Audio Systems for a one day in-store appearance and flying home the next day.

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7 Ways to Up Your Streaming-Music Game

Products to help you get the most out of your digital sound – no matter which service you use

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#Silence is Important to the #Brain

A 2013 study on mice used differed types of noise and silence and monitored the effect the sound and silence had on the brains of the mice. The silence was intended to be the control in the study but what they found was surprising. The scientists discover

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These headphones mold to your exact ear shape in 60 seconds

Audiophiles will lose their minds over these custom-fit Revols earbuds.

Science & Technology | Tech

Sony video teases new wearable wireless audio device

In an apparent attempt to regain some of the innovation cachet it enjoyed in decades past, Japan's Sony has announced its Future Lab Program.

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Crosley’s First Direct Drive Turntable Doesn’t Disappoint

The C200 is Crosley's first direct drive turntable, and it doesn't disappoint.

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Samsung's new 'ring' speakers pipe sound in every direction

Samsung has tackled just about every kind of speaker you can imagine, but it hasn't had an answer to hot-selling 360-degree speakers like the UE Boom. We

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Six of the best noise-cancelling headphones to silence the commute | Technology | Observer.co.uk

With so many choices, picking a new set of noise-cancelling headphones for the train, plane or car journey without over- or under-paying, is difficult. Here’s a guide to a few solid options. By Samuel…