After finally landing on a solid product with its Buttons in-ears, Will.i.am's tech company I.am+ revealed at CES that it has acquired wireless earbud company Earin, which produced some of the first "true wireless" earbuds.
Chinese audio brand 1More shows off a brilliantly designed wireless version of its popular Triple Driver earbuds, as well as an intriguing new pair of gaming headphones that bring the boom. And as usual, they're both extremely affordable.
Facebook users can now use music from Sony/ATV artists without legal penalty, thanks to a new agreement that also includes Instagram and Occulus. Artists will earn royalties, which means it's okay to add that song to that homemade video.
Meet the new JBL Link View, an 8-inch touchscreen that has Google Assistant built-in to answer all your pressing questions and control all your household appliances. It's one of Google's answers to Amazon's Echo Show.
Alexa is great, but could she be even better if she could listen more accurately, and respond more intimately? Cleer Audio is betting yes, and hopes its Space 360-degree smart speaker is all the proof you'll need.
Anker is expanding its portfolio of devices. Now under the umbrella of Anker Innovations, it sits alongside four other key brands including Eufy, for smart home, Roav, for in-car products, and Zolo, for audio devices.
Upgraded IQbuds and two all-new IQ products make up the Nuheara intelligent hearables suite introduced at CES. Nuheara unveiled LiveIQ active noise-cancellation earbuds and IQbuds Boost, with higher levels of personalization.
Beats, the headphone company originally founded by Dr. Dre, scored a major victory in its ongoing legal battle with Monster. There may be more to come, however, as Beats has another $100 million lawsuit pending.