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BTunes upgrades corded headphones to Bluetooth 4.0 aptX

Wireless anything is big business right now. The rise of smartphones and tablets over the past few years have spurred on the boom of cloud storage, media streaming services, and Bluetooth audio products. Especially Bluetooth audio products. You can find the latest wireless speakers and headphones in practically every size, shape, and color.

AmpliTube and iRig finally available for Android, musicians

Apple devices have long been a favorite for musicians looking to enhance, mix, or record music from instruments. The hardware and software technology has always been top-notch, delivering quality results in real-time. Attempting to do the same with an Android device has been little better than playing with a toy. That is, up until now with the latest from IK Multimedia.

TechnologyTell Review: V-Moda Faders VIP Tuned Metal Earplugs

Although I don’t get to see musicians live that often, I make it a point to go when I can. It’s an indulgence that everyone should do a few times a year, since music is so much more powerful and exciting that way. Aside from a potentially-packed venue, the only real drawback would be ringing in the ears due to lack of protection.

Blast music not ears, DUBS deliver safe audio experience

No matter how much you like listening to your favorite band through headphones or speakers, nothing quite compares to a live experience. I take every possible opportunity to see great performances at local venues whenever artists I follow pass through. I love my music loud, and they deliver.

TechnologyTell Review: V-Moda XS, Boompro, XS vs. M-100

V-Moda has been drumming up accolades over the past couple of years, namely with its renowned Crossfade M-100 headphones. They’ve been doing their own thing since 2004, which is melding tech fashion and performance together. V-Moda has been at it long before this recent, budding revolution of wearable tech. Although some may not prefer V-Moda’s more »

MaCO magnetic cable tie is perfect for headphones, mobile

Although technological advances have been marching us toward environments of wireless-everything, cables are still a reality. Even if you don’t mind how they coil about and criss-cross everywhere, wires still require management. Unless you really, truly don’t care. But the rest of us prefer to have a little organization and tidiness.

Megalo Mini is an extremely portable pocket charger seeking funds on Kickstarter

There are times when we run out of juice on our smartphone during important times, say during a business call. If you’re one of those people who come across a similar problem, take a look at Megalo Mini, a product seeking funds on the crowd funding website Kickstarter.

Creative launches DACs compatible with smartphones, tablet

Creative Technology loves audio, but they probably know that we consumers love audio more than they do. We do, dammit. So this is why they’ve taken such care to produce and support such awesome audio-related products over the decades. Speakers, sound cards, all of it.

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Technology Tell Review: The State of 808 Headphones Is Strong

We checked out the 808 Audio HPA89WHG and HPA89BKMBT headphones and liked what we heard.

GadgeTell Review: Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS

I’m always interested in the latest speakers and audio technology that comes about. Nothing expensive, though, but just in the typical consumer price bracket. What can I say, except that I have a budget for the equipment to create the soundtrack for my life.v

Nokia wearables to be unveiled before 2014 ends

We don’t know if Microsoft is joining the bandwagon but now were hearing Nokia is looking at wearable devices. Will we see a Lumia watch soon? Why not? A Nokia smartwatch just sounds about right.

GadgeTell Review: Amped Wireless BTSA1 Bluetooth Adapter

Although the number of Bluetooth speakers grows each month, there are so many more non-wireless speakers on the market. Many of these, arguably, present better and more detailed sound quality than some of the newer generations. It’s a shame to think that an excellent speaker could be considered obsolete simply due to the lack of wireless to complement the surge of mobile trends.