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[Update: Launched in India] FreeBuds 3 are Huawei’s newest wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation and wireless charging

Huawei is taking the stage at IFA 2019 to announce some important devices in its portfolio. First up was the Kirin 990 and Kirin 990 5G flagship SoCs, one of which comes with an integrated modem, and which will find their way inside the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 series smartphones. Next up was the Huawei...

The Huawei FreeBuds 3i and Honor Magic Earbuds are affordable true wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation

Late last year at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Huawei announced the FreeBuds 3 — its latest truly wireless earbuds featuring active noise cancellation, wireless charging, bone conduction for voice, and 4 hours of music playback (up to 20 hours with the case). The FreeBuds 3 packed in Huawei's HiSilicon Kirin A1 chipset, which...

Tronsmart Spunky Pro Review — Weird Name, Good Bluetooth Earbuds

Thanks to Apple's 2016 decision to remove the headphone jack, omitting the beloved port is now standard practice. That's great for some manufacturers since they can charge extra for dongles and first-party Bluetooth earbuds. Coincidentally, OEMs have introduced their own wireless buds at the same time they release smartphones without a headphone jack (I'm looking...

Noise launches Shots X3 Bass truly wireless earphones with Bluetooth 5 in India for ₹3,999

With more and more smartphones getting rid of the trusty 3.5 mm headphone jack, the accessory market is running to keep up in India. While wireless headphones and earphones were popular on their own prior to the demise of the headphone jack, they have recently started becoming a priority purchase for many users despite their...

Google and Amazon may launch truly wireless earbuds in 2019

According to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, we can expect to see truly wireless earbuds like the Apple AirPods released by both Google and Amazon going into the second half of 2019. This was in a note seen by Business Insider written by Kuo himself. "We believe that AirPods' success has drawn Google and Amazon's attention and these...

New Bullets Wireless earphones show up, could launch with the OnePlus 6T

The OnePlus 6T is beginning to pop up a lot on our radar. After first hearing the device will launch on T-Mobile, which is a very big deal, OnePlus confirmed the device will have an in-display fingerprint scanner. The hype train is rapidly picking up steam. The next bit of information has to do with...

Google Pixel 3/Pixel 3 XL appear on FCC with Band 71 support on T-Mobile

It's that time of the year again: Google is preparing to launch their next generation of Pixel devices this October. This time around, the Google Pixel 3 and the Google Pixel 3 XL will appear, though sadly the Pixel Watch has been delayed. We already know pretty much everything about the larger Pixel 3 XL...

AptX Adaptive is Qualcomm’s new Bluetooth audio codec which compresses audio at a variable bitrate

Almost all of the manufacturers have been rushing to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from their devices since 2016. While some of us may agree that wireless is really the future of technology, it still has a big flaw: quality isn't as good and as consistent a wired connection. Users of wireless headphones often encounter...

How to use a wired Android Auto head unit as a wireless Android Auto unit

Android Auto has a lot of shortcomings, but it's currently one of the best car head unit systems available today. XDA Recognised Developer Emil Borconi set out to fix one of its shortcomings - make an Android Auto head unit wireless. They're going to be wireless in the future, but for now, the only way...

Developer turns a wired Android Auto head unit into a wireless one

Although Android Auto is one of the most used software for modern car head units (alongside Apple's CarPlay), it has a lot of shortcomings. One of the biggest ones being that most Android Auto-powered head units don't have the ability to connect to your device wirelessly. This is set to change, but in order to get...

J&L 100 Wireless Bluetooth Earphone Review + Community Discount Code

If you are like me, you probably use earphones extensively on a daily basis. Whether be at the gym, while travelling through public transport or simply at home for a personal media experience, earphones are perhaps my most used phone accessory. My personal preference for earphones since long have been small and discreet in-ear earphones, which...