Nova True Wireless Headphones Review

If you’re in the market for a pair of those fancy true wireless headphones, say like the Apple AirPods or Samsung Gear IconX, you must surely know by now that they don’t come cheap – easily costing you upwards around $200 in most instances! At less than half the cost of its esteemed competitors, TRNDlabs’ Nova True Wireless earbuds seem like they’re a dream come true with its irresistible price of $79.00. That’s dirt cheap when it comes to true wireless headphone solutions, but when it’s priced that low, it makes anyone wondere if there any major drawbacks with them.

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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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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.

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Cricket Wireless chirps now to promote new offers that start this Sunday, November 5th

Pre-paid carrier Cricket Wireless, owned by AT&T, announced today some upcoming promotions that start this Sunday, November 5th. Starting on that date, Cricket’s $30 a month plan will come with 2GB of high speed data, twice the current amount. The $40/month plan will come with 25% more high speed data (5GB up from 4GB). In addition, Cricket Wireless is bringing back its Unlimited 2 plan.

The Unlimited 2 plan allows subscribers to sign up for two lines with unlimited high speed data, for $80 a month. Additional unlimited lines can be added (up to four more) for a rate of $25 a month per …

Samsung's new wireless earbuds are good, but they're no AirPods

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Even if you still have a phone with a headphone jack, chances are you’re interested in true wireless earbuds — they’re the ones without a cable connecting the two nubs that go into your ears — because who actually likes wires?

There’s a ton of wireless earbuds flooding the market this holiday season. Most are aimed at Apple’s AirPods, like Samsung’s new Gear IconX 2018.

At $199, they’re pricier than AirPods, too. So how do they stack up?

The IconX 2018’s are Samsung’s second stab at true wireless earbuds. The original ones took a fitness-first approach, cramming in a heart rate sensor inside. Read more…

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Business customers rate T-Mobile the number one U.S. wireless carrier according to J.D. Power

You might think that it is mostly younger consumers who flock to T-Mobile, attracted by its brash president and CEO John Legere. In addition, the carrier’s in your face ads and attitude would seem to be more suited toward those not old enough to remember a world without smartphones. Today, the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Business Wireless Satisfaction Study was released, and surprisingly it showed that large, medium and small businesses ranked T-Mobile the highest in wireless customer satisfaction.

According to the survey, employees working for a company that offers its workers unlimited data are …

Jabra Elite 25e wireless headphones Review

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The Jabra Elite 25e is one of many around-the-neck styled Bluetooth headphones in circulation, catering to both audio enthusiasts that want nothing more than to sit back and listen to music, as well as those busy bees who are always constantly moving around. You could say that it’s trying to strike a balance with its design and offerings! With so many options to consider, will this $79.99 pair of headphones offer consumers anything more compelling than the competition?

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Let’s not run around the bush, the design of the Jabra Elite 25e has been done countless times …

Apple buys wireless charging firm PowerbyProxi; Samsung profits on the transaction?

Apple, which has included support for wireless charging with the 2017 iPhone models for the first time ever, announced today that it is acquiring New Zealand based wireless charging firm PowerbyProxi. The latter designs wireless power products for consumers and the enterprise. Neither company would reveal the exact terms of the transaction. Apple has been slow to jump on the wireless charging bandwagon, but made sure this year that the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X had glass backs. This is required because the wireless charging signal is not conducted by metal.

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All you need to know about wireless charging on the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X

There’s this guy you might have heard of, Nikola Tesla. An inventor and scientist of legendary status, he established the fundamentals of modern-day supply of electricity, including the way power gets to your home right now. He also explored the potential of wireless energy transfer, dreaming of a world where power is available to all – wirelessly and at no cost. Alas, his ambitious idea did not materialize, but the principles behind Tesla’s wireless power distribution system are still in use a century later – in every smartphone that supports wireless charging, for instance. 
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Samsung patent reveals rival to Apple's AirPower wireless charger


A patent application filed by Samsung to the USPTO reveals a dual wireless charger that can charge more than one device at a time. In that regard, it would be considered a challenger for Apple’s AirPower wireless charger. The latter can charge multiple device at once by fitting an iPhone and an Apple Watch all together on a single charging pad. Actually, there are various combinations that will fit, including the charging of two iPhone models at one time.

According to Sammy’s patent, its dual wireless charger uses both magnetic resonance and magnetic induction charging in the same product. …