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Jaron Schneider

Jaron Schneider

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Jaron Schneider is a former award-winning commercial filmmaker and long-time digital imaging expert across the field of both video production and traditional photography. Having transitioned from covering how content is created to now how it is consumed, Schneider is the Section Editor for A/V at Digital Trends.

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Audio-Technica ATH-GDL3 gaming headset review: Open-world gaming

Most gaming headsets are closed-back for a reason: It keeps sounds in. But the ATH-GDL3 make a strong argument for why your next headset should be open-backed.
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iPhone SE (2022) Review: Powerful and affordable

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The Roku Streambar is perfect for dorm-dwelling students

The Streambar is not Roku's first 2-in-1 player/speaker, but it's the most compelling one for college students wanting to make the most of dorm room spaces.
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Roku reveals 2-in-1 Streambar, new Roku Ultra with Dolby Atmos/Vision support

Roku has unveiled the tiny, 2-in-1 Streambar 4K HDR player/soundbar, as well as a faster and improved Roku Ultra that supports Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.
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Fauna audio glasses review: Don’t sound great, yet hard to hate

Despite subpar audio quality, Fauna audio glasses look great and feel comfortable, leaning on quality and aesthetics in a tough and evolving wearables scene.
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Audeze LCD-1 headphones review: Studio comfort

With a lightweight build and comfy cushions, the Audeze LCD-1 excel for the long critical listening sessions that audiophiles demand of their studio monitors.
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Tranya T10 earbuds review: Cheap, but crystal clear

It's another win for the little guy! The Tranya T10 are value-rich, with great sound reproduction, responsive touch controls, and excellent call quality.
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Edifier TWS NB2 earbuds review: Best in class

Edifier's faster-than-expected update of the TWS NB2 earbuds for the makes all the desired changes we needed to see from the original, for less.
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Apple Fitness+ vs. Peloton: Can Apple’s new fitness service defeat the champ?

Apple Fitness+ is a workout service that integrates the Apple Watch directly with an on-screen guided workout session, competing directly with Peloton Digital.
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The Sony A7C crams a full-frame camera in a svelte form factor

Sony has announced a new compact mirrorless camera that takes all the best parts of the popular A7 III and puts them in the small A6600 body.
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Montblanc MB01 headphones review: Bathe your ears in luxury

The Montblanc MB01 headphones have quality sound on top of incredible comfort, and therefore these $595 luxury headphones do a lot to earn their high price.
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AKG K371-BT headphones review: Quality portable studio monitors

AKG's closed-back K371-BT studio monitors function for critical listening, and can also be taken anywhere. They are a great value for their $180 asking price.
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Samsung Galaxy Buds Live review: A step backward

The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a slim profile and good battery life. But if sound quality and ANC performance are what you care about, we have bad news.
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Samsung Galaxy Buds Live vs. Apple AirPods Pro

The $170 Galaxy Buds Live compete on paper with the $250 AirPods Pro, but which is actually better? And which should you buy?
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Anker Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro Review: Studio detail, giant soundstage

The Liberty 2 Pro will drop your jaw with their quality. They punch way above their weight class, contesting – and beating – buds at nearly twice their price.
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Harman/Kardon Soundsticks 4 review: What’s old is new again

With impressive sound for $300, the Soundsticks 4 present excellent value -- despite a few quirks -- with a style that will take you back to the year 2000.
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Beats Solo3 headphones review: Style leads the way

Beats clearly emphasizes style, brand power, and compatibility with Apple products above all else, and average audio performance for $200 might be too steep.
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Pioneer DJ HDJ-CUE1BT-R headphones review: Solid sound, customizable style

Pioneer tries its hand at mixing style and function in a pair of on-ear cans and gets good results, making these $100 DJ-inspired headphones worth considering.
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Samsung adds remastered Baywatch channel to Samsung TV Plus

Baywatch, the popular TV series than ran from 1989 to 2001, will be available on Samsung TV Plus for free as part of the service's 120-plus channels.
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Pantheone I speaker review: Sonos smarts, superior sound

With outstanding audio reproduction, integration with Spotify Connect, and multi-room audio, Pantheone I is poised to unseat the king — if not for the price.
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Samsung TU8000 Crystal UHD HDR TV Review: Good design, good enough performance

Samsung makes some lofty promises for its budget-friendly TU8000 television, and it mostly delivers on those expectations.
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TCL’s 2020 5- and 6-Series QLED televisions boost performance, not price

TCL has announced its 2020 5- and 6-Series televisions, with both featuring QLED technology.
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Raycon E55 The Performer Review: Not worth the hype

Raycon’s marketing-heavy hype-machine does not reflect the reality, and its buds come up short of actually being a good recommendation in their price range.
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Debunked: Canon is not recalling or delaying shipments of the EOS R5

A rumor circulated claiming that Canon was recalling and intentionally delaying the EOS R5 -- it's not true.
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The office is a relic of pre-internet times. We don’t need it anymore

This working generation has proven that the office can take its place next to the rotary phone in the annals of history. It’s time to move past it
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Sony’s A7S III is the ultimate 4K video camera, five years in the making

After a five-year hiatus, Sony returns with a mirrorless video camera of unmatched low light and 4K video performance.
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Grado’s Hemp Headphones: An audio high you won’t soon forget

The material that Grado Labs' Hemp Headphones are made from might beg for laughs, but the top-tier audio performance to expect is anything but a joke.
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Bluesound Pulse Soundbar 2i: Great sound in a bad UI

Though it sounds great -- especially for music -- the Pulse Soundbar 2i is not winning any beauty contests and its user interface is confusing and convoluted.
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Klipsch’s McLaren Edition buds have a wireless charging pad for easy pit stops

Klipsch has updated its popular T5 true wireless earbuds with three new editions, with the flagship model styled after its partner, the McLaren F1 racing team.
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Klipsch The Fives review: Soundbar killers

The Fives by Klipsch are the first powered speakers that are HDMI ARC compatible, and they put soundbars to shame with their incredible audio quality.
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Pantheone’s gorgeous all-in-one speaker aims to make Sonos’ best seem mundane

If music is art, new audio company Pantheone contends that speakers from most every maker poorly illustrate that, and it is looking to change the status quo.
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Technics TWS EAH-AZ70W earbuds review: Best noise canceling

Technics, Panasonic's high-end audio brand, has finally given us an AirPods Pro and Sony WF-100XM3 competitor with incredible noise-canceling capabilities.
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LG’s new true wireless earbuds self-sanitize when you charge them. Really

LG's Tone Free HBS-FN6 buds offer specially-tuned Meridian audio and an unusual self-cleaning, antibacterial feature that activates when the buds are charged.
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Olympus has fallen: The camera maker chose its fate years ago

After defending its choices in camera design, but not selling many cameras, it's no real surprise Olympus has not seen a profit in three years.