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HyperX Cloud Flight S wireless headset also charges wirelessly

Wireless headsets, those bulky over-the-ear cups you put on your head, are a dime a dozen these days. Almost all of them, however, aren’t completely wireless. When it comes to recharging the batteries that power their wireless audio connectivity, they suddenly become enslaved once more to the inescapable power cable. HyperX, however, wants to break free with the Cloud Flight S, the first wireless…

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LG G8 ThinQ Boombox, Crystal Sound OLED speakers get muted DxOMark score

LG has definitely seen better days and has been largely outpaced by its rivals in many key aspects of the mobile market. It has, however, still held strongly to a few traits, like its ability and courage to make risky innovations short of foldable phones and its audio acumen. Unfortunately, those may no longer be enough to keep it from sliding down even further, especially when its most prized…

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iHeartMedia is turning its most popular podcasts into books

iHeartMedia, the company behind iHeartRadio, has teamed up with Flatiron Books to establish a new imprint for podcasts turned into books. The new imprint is called ‘Stuff You Should Read: An iHeartBook,’ according to Flatiron, which reports that it will kick things off with four books based on popular podcasts from the iHeartPodcast Network. ‘Stuff You Should Know’ is among the first podcasts to…

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RBH Sound Rocks 2020 Florida Expo with Active SVTRS Speaker System

Spotify’s redesigned podcast show pages add featured trailers

Spotify has ‘refreshed’ its Podcast Show page with new tools to help users find the content they’re most interested in. In addition to the new category tags that simplify finding similar content, the Podcast Show page also now features show trailers, which are exactly what they sound like. With these, users can get a quick preview of the show before deciding whether to stream or download.

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Marshall Monitor II headphones pair ANC with retro design

Marshall has released an updated version of its Monitor headphones, a model that brings the same retro design we’ve seen with the company’s other products. Users can expect ultra-long listening sessions from the headphones’ built-in battery; there’s also active noise cancellation and the same gold control knob found on some of the company’s other earphones.

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New Pandora Apple Watch app released with iPhone-free experience

A new version of the Pandora app for Apple Watch was launched that requires no assistance from an iPhone or iPad or smartphone of any sort. This app is what’s called a “standalone” app for Apple Watch, meaning Pandora’s claim for “on the go” functionality is about as true as it’s ever going to get. This app allows music and podcasts to be played on Apple Watch devices right out the gate.

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Study finds binaural beats probably aren’t helping your mood

Binaural beats have been popular for well over a decade at this point in time; you can easily find thousands of videos on YouTube featuring these tones at various frequencies alongside big claims about raising your vibrations, elevating your mood, and supercharging your memory. Though some past research has found certain small benefits potentially caused by listening to these beats, a new study…

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Legacy Audio Unleashes Audiophile High Powered Class D Amplifiers @ Florida Expo 2020