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AirPods Pro vs. Echo Buds: Do you need to spend $250 for true wireless bliss?

AirPods Pro vs. Echo Buds: Do you need to spend $250 for true wireless bliss?

Now that both Amazon and Apple have created noise-canceling true wireless earbuds, it's time to put them head-to-head. In an Apple AirPods Pro vs. Amazon Echo Buds matchup, which one has better design, sound and noise cancellation? Do you need to spend $249 for a decent set of earbuds? We've got the answers.
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Sennheiser Momentum Wireless 3 vs. Sony WH-1000XM3: Premium headphones shootout

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless 3 vs. Sony WH-1000XM3: Premium headphones shootout

We pit the latest flagship headphones from Sony and Sennheiser against each other in this head-to-head comparison to help you decide which pair of premium noise-canceling headphones is better for you. Here's how the Sennheiser Momentum Wireless 3 and Sony WH-1000XM3 stack up against each other.
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Sennheiser Momentum 3 vs. Bose Noise Cancelling 700: Over-ears, head-to-head

Sennheiser Momentum 3 vs. Bose Noise Cancelling 700: Over-ears, head-to-head

We pit the Sennheiser Momentum 3 over-ear headphones against the closest competitor from Bose, the Noise Cancelling 700. Which pair has better noise canceling, sound quality, fit, and features? We put them head-to-head in each category to find out. Here are the results.
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Bose Noise Cancelling 700 vs. Sony WH-1000XM3: Which headphones should you buy?

Bose Noise Cancelling 700 vs. Sony WH-1000XM3: Which headphones should you buy?

Sony's WH-1000XM3 were considered the high watermark in noise-canceling headphones when they came out last year, but now Bose is back with a new pair. How do the Bose Noise Cancelling 700 stack up against Sony's? We put them head to head in terms of design, features, noise-canceling, and sound.
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Muse Blocks gives you a physical way to play your digital music

Muse Blocks gives you a physical way to play your digital music

Ever since the disappearance of vinyl and CDs, music lovers have been nostalgic over the loss of physical media. German company Senic thinks it has the solution: Muse Blocks are custom-printed 7x7cm squares that use NFC chips to connect you instantly to your favorite streaming media, whether it's music or movies.
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V-Moda’s M-200 studio headphones promise reference-quality audio for $350

V-Moda’s M-200 studio headphones promise reference-quality audio for $350

Japanese headphone brand V-Moda has released its latest set of over-the-ear cans: The M-200 are a wired set of reference-quality headphones designed to please those with very discerning ears. Aimed at musician and producers, they're Hi-Res Audio certified and come with a new balanced analog audio cord.
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House of Marley Exodus ANC headphones review: Balancing act

House of Marley Exodus ANC headphones review: Balancing act

House of Marley Exodus ANC headphones check a lot of boxes. They're reasonably priced, made of sustainable materials, and offer up a balanced sound that most people will really enjoy. They're also super comfy. But there are a few drawbacks which might give you pause before buying. Here's our full review.
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House of Marley debuts $250 Exodus ANC, its first wireless ANC headphones

House of Marley debuts $250 Exodus ANC, its first wireless ANC headphones

There is no shortage of wireless noise-canceling headphones these days, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for one more. House of Marley's $250 Exodus ANC can now be added to that list. With active noise canceling, Bluetooth 5.0 wireless, and a sustainable choice of materials, they're a unique option.
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Elon Musk says he’s ‘not sure about Twitter’ and is ‘going offline’

Elon Musk says he’s ‘not sure about Twitter’ and is ‘going offline’

Tesla founder Elon Musk is “going offline,” or at least that’s what he posted online. On Friday morning. Musk tweeted “Not sure about good of Twitter” followed by “Reddit still seems good,” and then finally “Going offline.”
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Hailee Steinfeld reveals Apple TV+ deal: It’s free for students with Apple Music

Hailee Steinfeld reveals Apple TV+ deal: It’s free for students with Apple Music

Apple has announced the first of its Apple TV+ bundles via one of its marquee stars, Hailee Steinfeld. The actress who plays the lead role in the original production Dickinson detailed the deal, which gives students who subscribe to Apple Music a free Apple TV+ account.
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Huawei’s answer to the AirPods Pro have both comfort and noise cancellation

Huawei’s answer to the AirPods Pro have both comfort and noise cancellation

Huawei has taken the Apple AirPod design, refined it, stuffed a special new chip inside, then added active noise cancellation to create the Freebuds 3. The result is an uncanny level of isolation for open-air true wireless headphones while maintaining great comfort. The true wireless earbuds use the new Kirin A1 chip.
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Apple AirPods Pro finally debut at $249 with active noise cancellation

Apple AirPods Pro finally debut at $249 with active noise cancellation

After months of speculation, Apple has released its latest AirPods, the $249 AirPods Pro, which feature active noise cancellation and an IPX4 sweat and water-resistant rating. The new true wireless earbuds have a 5-hour battery life and go on sale today, and are expected in retail stores by October 30.
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Deezer launches Sony 360 Reality Audio with a new stand-alone app

Deezer launches Sony 360 Reality Audio with a new stand-alone app

To highlight the addition of Sony's 360 Reality Audio format to its catalog of music, streaming music service Deezer has created a new stand-alone streaming app for iOS and Android that creates a single experience for its Hi-Fi tier subscribers who want to focus on the new surround-sound music option.
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Get an Echo Dot for $1 with an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription

Get an Echo Dot for $1 with an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription

Amazon has a killer deal for you if you'll subscribe to Amazon Music Unlimited for one month for $8 with auto-renewal. The bonus is a third-generation Amazon Echo Dot for just $1 more. That's right, less than an extra buck to get a Dot with an Amazon Music Unlimited first-month subscription.
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How to score a free Google Home Mini if you’re a Spotify Premium subscriber

How to score a free Google Home Mini if you’re a Spotify Premium subscriber

Following up on its super-popular Google Home Mini giveaway from 2018, Spotify is back with another freebie, this time giving away free Google Home Minis to all of its U.S.-based Spotify Premium members, while quantities last. Want to know how to get your free smart speaker? We have all the details.
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You’ll soon be able to stream songs in Sony’s 360 Reality Audio format

You’ll soon be able to stream songs in Sony’s 360 Reality Audio format

The next big thing in music is coming sooner than we thought. Sony has announced that its 360 Reality Audio immersive music format is coming to Tidal, Amazon Music HD, and other services this fall. All you'll need to experience it is a set of headphones and a compatible streaming app for your phone.
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What to expect at the Made by Google Pixel 4 event today

What to expect at the Made by Google Pixel 4 event today

October is the spookiest month around, but there's nothing scary about the impending launch of the Google Pixel 4. Google's made no secret of its intentions for the October 15 event, but there's more than just the Pixel 4 smartphone. From a new Nest Wifi to a Pixelbook Go, here's what to expect.
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The best car songs for 2019

The best car songs for 2019

Is there a better road trip companion than good music? To aid you on this journey, we've compiled a list of the top 55 best songs about cars.
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Amazon Music now has an app for Apple TV. Here’s how to use it

Amazon Music now has an app for Apple TV. Here’s how to use it

Amazon Music is now available on the Apple TV platform thanks to a new version of the app designed specifically for the media streaming box. It gives users access to all of the same content as on their phones, including the scrolling lyrics function. Could this be a sign that Amazon Music is heading to Apple's HomePod?
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A.I. musicians are a growing trend. What does that mean for the music industry?

A.I. musicians are a growing trend. What does that mean for the music industry?

The most prolific musical artists manage to release one or two studio albums in a year. A.I. company Auxuman plans to put out a new full-length album every single month. Welcome to the world of machine creativity. Here's why Auxuman's founder is so confident he's onto a winner.
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From AirPods to Surface Earbuds, why are big tech’s earbuds so ugly?

From AirPods to Surface Earbuds, why are big tech’s earbuds so ugly?

Distinctive, sure. Pretty? Absolutely not. From Apple's AirPods and Google's Pixel Buds to the brand new Microsoft Surface Earbuds, why does it seem like big tech brands are incapable of creating a pair of true wireless earbuds that are both functional and easy on the eyes?
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Pandora revamps its mobile apps with more personalization and unique content

Pandora revamps its mobile apps with more personalization and unique content

Pandora has a new mobile app experience for iOS and Android that puts a heavier emphasis on personalization, discovery, and the company's unique content and features. It leans heavily on its podcasts and SiriusXM shows while giving users new ways to tweak what they hear on the app's Stations.
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Spotify now lets you mix tunes and talk with podcast playlists

Spotify now lets you mix tunes and talk with podcast playlists

Playlists have always been a big part of Spotify, and now they're set to become even bigger with the ability to create podcast-based playlists. It's a mobile-only feature for now, but users can create huge lists of podcast episodes for listening on-the-go, or they can add podcasts to existing playlists.
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The best new music this week: Sturgill Simpson, Tegan and Sarah, and more

The best new music this week: Sturgill Simpson, Tegan and Sarah, and more

Every week, there are countless new records hitting the airwaves, and it's just too much for you to handle. That's why we scour the internet to find the best sounds. This week: Sturgill Simpson, Tegan and Sarah, John Coltrane, Moon Duo, The New Pornographers, and Wild Nothing.
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YouTube Music replaces Google Play Music as default app for tunes in Android 10

YouTube Music replaces Google Play Music as default app for tunes in Android 10

Google has announced that YouTube Music will now come pre-installed on Android 10, essentially replacing Google Play Music as the default music-streaming app on Android. The service will also now come pre-installed on new devices sold with Android 9.
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Sennheiser Momentum Wireless 3 review: Your ears will love it

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless 3 review: Your ears will love it

The Sennheiser Momentum 3 noise-canceling headphones skirt the line between business and pleasure, offering an intuitive and accessible interface and gorgeous sound for listening both at home and on the go. While their noise-cancelling can't beat the best, it's hard not to fall for these gorgeous cans.
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Rare Leica camera designed by Andy Summers of The Police has matching guitar

Rare Leica camera designed by Andy Summers of The Police has matching guitar

The special-edition Leica M Monochrom Signature designed by guitarist Andy Summers will have a matching Fender guitar. The camera, designed by Summers, is partially inspired by the Fender Signature guitar. The rare special edition doesn't come cheap, however, at $15,000.
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Digital Trends Live: Pixel 4 launch date, Amazon HD music, and more

Digital Trends Live: Pixel 4 launch date, Amazon HD music, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Ryan Waniata break down the biggest trending stories in tech, including the Pixel 4 launch date, Amazon’s new HD music service, Seinfeld coming to Netflix, more Volocopter news, and more.
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Tidal vs. Spotify: Which music streaming service has the features you need?

Tidal vs. Spotify: Which music streaming service has the features you need?

Spotify may be king of the streaming music world, but that doesn't mean it's the best music service for everyone. Though less popular than Spotify, Tidal has unique features that make it worth a look. Which of one of these two services should get your monthly music allowance? We'll help you decide.
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Apple may debut over-ear headphones with advanced noise cancellation

Apple may debut over-ear headphones with advanced noise cancellation

The internet is awash with rumors claiming that Apple is working on a set of high-end, over-ear headphones, and there's a (50/50?) chance we could see them unveiled at the company's event at its Cupertino, California headquarters on September 10. Here's everything you need to know about them.
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How to upload music to Spotify

How to upload music to Spotify

Ever wondered if you can add your private music collection to your Spotify account, so you can listen to it on-the-go? It's possible, using a feature called Local Files. It works differently than uploading music to other streaming services, but we've got a step-by-step how-to for those who want to make it happen.
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Apple Music takes a peek at what people are Shazaming for new weekly playlist

Apple Music takes a peek at what people are Shazaming for new weekly playlist

Taking on Spotify isn't easy, but Apple Music is making great strides, especially in the U.S. Now the streaming giant is hitting Spotify where its users live: A new weekly chart/playlist has been added to Apple Music and it's powered by the company's Shazam music identification app. Will it attract even more users?
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Beats Powerbeats Pro vs. Bose SoundSport Free

Beats Powerbeats Pro vs. Bose SoundSport Free

Bose and Beats have each taken aim at workout enthusiasts with their first true wireless in-ears. Both feature secure, oversized designs and large charging cases. So which company makes the better workout earbuds? We put the Beats Powerbeats Pro and Bose SoundSport Free head-to-head to find out.
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Battle of the best workout buds: Beats Powerbeats Pro vs. Jabra Elite Active 65t

Battle of the best workout buds: Beats Powerbeats Pro vs. Jabra Elite Active 65t

Jabra's Elite Active 65t have become some of the most universally acclaimed true wireless headphones on the market since their launch in 2018. From fit to functionality, here's how the new Powerbeats Pro from Apple-owned Beats compete with our favorite wireless workout earbuds.