When it comes to audio performance, it’s usually the case that larger speakers sound better ...
The sad truth is that, as TVs have gotten slimmer, the speakers inside have gotten ...
With the Jaybird X2, the upstart audio company surprised us with a fantastic pair of ...
In just a short period of time we’ve gone from no Google Assistant speakers on the market to more than a half dozen. The most famous of these are the Google Home, Google Home Mini and Google Home Max smart speakers put out by Google itself, but the list includes the confusingly named Sony LFS50G, […]
If you work out with your headphones, they had better be made to withstand the abuse. A good pair of workout headphones should fit securely, be water-resistant, and be able to survive being tossed in a gym bag repeatedly. The JBL Endurance Sprint checks all of these boxes and offers good sound at an affordable […]
Damson’s S-Series speaker system stands out from the fast-growing hordes of convenient Dolby Atmos sound solutions in a couple of potentially exciting ways. First, it’s incredibly compact for a system that provides a genuine 5.1.2 speaker configuration. Second, every part of its speaker system, from the separate rears through to its subwoofer, centre/left/right soundbar and […]
The 1MORE Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones blew us away. Rather than letting a good thing grow stale, 1MORE now has a over-ear variant that follows the same formula that made the in-ears so great: combine excellent sound and build quality at an affordable price. After spending several weeks with the 1MORE Triple Driver Over-Ear, they’ve […]
The NuForce BE Sport4 wireless earbuds are that rare find: earbuds that are good for basically all situations. While over-ear headphones often struggle to compete with the portability of their smaller counterparts, earbuds face their own battle to provide sufficient audio quality in a design that's a fraction of the size. But with their focus […]
True audophiles often shun wireless headphones due to poorer sound quality than their wired counterparts. But that's not always the case. Bluetooth audio has come on in leaps and bounds over the past few years. That means there are plenty of wireless options to please even the most picky of music enthusiasts, with Hi-Res Audio […]
Jaybird broke its way into the headphone market about three years ago and has since succeeded in becoming a firm favourite among fitness and sports enthusiasts. The Jaybird X2 headphones are sweatproof, ruggedized and easy to recommend to anyone looking for a capable pair of headphones at an affordable price point of $117.95 (about £188, […]
Samsung’s 2017 QLED TVs were a showcase for what metallic quantum dots could do for 4K HDR TVs. And while we can all agree that those TVs were bright, bold and beautiful, they were missing some essential components that made rival sets perform even better in areas like contrast and off-axis viewing angles. Faced with […]
Philips is an audio brand going through something of a renaissance in the headphone market. We gave the Philips Fidelio X2 full marks a few years back, and while the Fidelio NC1 doesn't quite match the X2's eloquent sound performance, they are still a superb set of headphones for the money. That being said, there […]
When it comes to headphones, the general consensus is that you very much get what you pay for. Opt for the cheap earbuds packed in with your phone and your music is going to sound tinny, flat, and lacking in any kind of musical excitement. Move up to some high-end $1,000 cans such as the […]