Razer launches Hammerhead USB-C earphones for the Razer Phone and iOS Mercury Edition

Just in time for the market release of its smartphone, Razer announced the immediate availability of the Hammerhead USB-C earbuds, the ultimate accessory for the Razer Phone. The new earphones are now available for purchase via Razer’s online store for $79.99/€89.99.

They aren’t compatible exclusively with the Razer Phone, as they can be used with just about any Android smartphone that features USB Type C port. The Razer Hammerhead earphones are made of highly durable aluminum and feature flat cables, as well as bi-flange ear tips for passive noise isolation.

The …


Soul ST-XS truly wireless earphones review

Growing competition in the truly wireless headphones segment is causing prices to fall, evident in some of the most recent offerings released this year. When true wireless headphones first started to infiltrate the market, they were accompanied with prices easily in the $200+ range – making them unreachable for most mortals! Thankfully, things have changed dramatically since then, resulting in sub $100 truly wireless solutions such as the one we’re checking out here. At a modest $99.99, the Soul ST-XS undercuts many of the other options out there, but are there any significant …

Wireless, ultra lightweight, HD dynamic sound: meet the Legato Arc earphones by Spigen

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Disclaimer

Bluetooth headsets have been around for awhile, but they seem to have been picking up in popularity over the past year. Yes, this does coincide with the fact that more and more manufacturers are making the decision to scrap the 3.5 mm headphone jack on their smartphones, but, to be fair, wireless earbuds also happen to be getting better and better.

As …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro doesn't have a 3.5mm headset jack, but comes with adapter and USB Type-C earphones


Officially unveiled earlier today, the Huawei Mate 10 Pro
and Mate 10 are both high-end, well-designed Android 8 Oreo handsets, but there
are plenty of differences between them. One of these differences – likely
important to some potential buyers – consists in the fact that the Mate 10 Pro does not
feature a 3.5mm headset jack, while the Mate 10 is a more conventional
device, thus it has a standard jack.

 

Fortunately, Huawei compensates for the lack of a 3.5mm jack
with a pair of USB Type-C earphones, plus a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter – both are
included in the retail box of the Mate 10 …

Pre-order the Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro in the US and get the U Flex earphones for free

Introduced earlier this week, Samsung’s Gear Fit 2 Pro is already available for pre-order in the United States. As expected, customers can purchase the wearable device for just $199.99, which is expected to hit the shelves on September 15.

Everyone who pre-orders the Gear Fit 2 Pro will receive the Samsung U Flex wireless earphones worth $79.99 for free. Those who decide to take advantage of the offer will have to redeem the free Samsung U Flex earphones starting September 14 via a dedicated website.

It’s also worth pointing out that the products will be …

Samsung's new Gear IconX wireless earphones could fix the first-gen model's biggest problem

Samsung’s first foray into the wireless earphone space wasn’t exactly a grand slam. The first-gen Gear IconX had a lot of features that remain unique to this day, such as a built-in music player for phone-free listening as well as an integrated fitness tracker and heart rate monitor. However, the biggest drawback of the wearable was its poor battery life, which, quite understandably, was a deal breaker for most consumers. 
Well, it looks like Samsung isn’t ready to give up just yet, as the tech giant just unveiled version …

Apple offers free Beats earphones to teachers and students buying a new iPad Pro

Apple is jumping in its yearly education discount program by offering free or discounted Beats headphones to teachers and students buying a new iPad Pro and/or MacBook. Purchasing a 10.5-inch or 12.9-inch iPad Pro will either net you a free pair of BeatsX earphones, or a $150 discount on the Solo3 or Powerbeats3. The Solo3 run for around $300, and the Powerbeats3 go for $200, so you’re still getting a very good deal on these.

Unfortunately, the iPad Pro student discount is only $20, but a MacBook can have $300 shaven off its price, so that becomes a fair deal. The …

Anker-backed startup to launch super-tough, fully wireless smart earphones

If you’ve been into smartphones for a while, you’ve probably heard of Anker. It’s a company that provides a wide array of phone accessories, from car chargers to protectors, stands, and even quality cables. It has also dipped its toes in portable audio in the past but now it seems to be going all out.

Anker has provided a business incubator for a startup called Zolo, which will be focusing on smart, wireless headphones — wearables, which the company endearingly calls “hearables”. The first product to come out from Zolo is the Liberty+ — a set of wireless earbuds …

Noise-cancelling feature on new HTC earphones works on HTC U11 only

Last week, HTC introduced its new flagship phone, the HTC U11. This year, the company made it a point to listen to the demands from some of its fans by including an IP67 certification rating on the device. That means that the unit can be submerged in as much as 3.2-feet of water for as long as 30-minutes, and emerge unscathed. One area where HTC fans would have liked to have seen more done is with the battery. After stuffing a 4000mAh cell into the mid-range HTC One X10, the hope was that HTC would include a similarly sized power source on the U11. Unfortunately, HTC went with a 3000mAh …

Deal: Samsung Level U Pro Bluetooth earphones get a huge 65% discount on Amazon

The Level U Pro Bluetooth wireless in-ear headphones made their debut in the United States last year in June. Ten months after their release on the market, Samsung’s earphones have been hugely discounted on Amazon.

Although they usually sell for $99.99, Amazon is now offering the Level U Pro wireless earphones for just $34.00. That’s a massive 65% discount off the retail price. However, you’ll have to pay for shipping since Amazon only offers this incentive on orders of over $35.

It’s also worth mentioning that while Samsung’s Level U Pro Bluetooth wireless …