Hardware

What Apple’s new job additions tell us about its product plans

Apple’s well known for its centralized approach, not just in terms of hardware and software, but also in geography. The company has previously pushed hard to locate as many of its non-retail employees as possible in its hometown of Cupertino, … Continue reading

Shure SE535-V+BT1 Bluetooth earphones review

Let’s not beat around the bush: $400 is, for most of us, an insane amount of money to spend on a pair of Bluetooth earphones. For that price, they’d best sound significantly better than anything else you’ve ever jammed into … Continue reading

Blu-ray breakdown: The best movies newly available on disc

These recent, notable DVD and Blu-ray releases offer up cheery and chilling entertainment alike.

Sennheiser CX 7.00BT in-ear wireless earbuds review

In North America, Sennheiser is best known for its professional-grade monitor headphones, microphones, and the sort of speakerphone hardware that you’ll find in an upscale office environment. While its consumer audio products are wildly popular in Europe and Asia, they’ve … Continue reading

Momentum Cori review: this budget-priced two-pack offers an instant security solution

Having a tight budget doesn’t mean you can’t have pretty good video surveillance at home.

Jaybird X4 wireless sports earphones review

If you were to ask me to suggest a pair that will please most people—no matter their musical tastes or how they intend to use them—I’d recommend Jaybird’s X4 wireless sports earphones. Waterproof, lightweight, comfortable to wear, and boasting an … Continue reading

The best Bluetooth earbuds of 2018

Bluetooth earbuds are the Goldilocks of the mobile audio world: not too fussy, not too expensive—juuuust right. As Bluetooth earbuds don’t need to be plugged into a smartphone or tablet, you’ll never have to worry about getting tangled up in … Continue reading

Audio-Technica Solid Bass wireless in-ear headphones review

It’s possible to find surprisingly decent Bluetooth earphones for well under $100. Aukey’s EP-B40 Latitude Wireless Earphones are proof positive of this. However, for every pair of great, inexpensive earbuds you’ll run across, you’re sure to discover 50 pairs that … Continue reading

Aukey EP-B40 Latitude wireless earbuds review

Not everyone wants to spend $100 or more on a pair of Bluetooth earphones. Perhaps you’d rather save that cash for dinner with your partner, or maybe you’re hard on your belongings and easily lose track of them. For that … Continue reading

V-Moda Forza Metallo wireless earphones review

For over a decade, V-Moda has worked hard to carve a niche for itself in the oversaturated world of personal audio. Sharp angles abound in its audacious headphone and earphone designs. The build quality of its products could be compared … Continue reading