The Jaybird X4 Sport Wireless Bluetooth Headphones are designed for sport, fitness, or just any outdoor activity, and you can get a pair for $49.99 shipped, today only, originally $129.99. Aside from being sweatproof, the IPX7 waterproof rating means that these wireless headphones can handle any inclement weather you encounter: rain, snow or even accidental submersion down to one meter for up to 30 minutes. They feature new silicon fins and ultra-soft silicon tips in several different sizes, while Jaybird Comply Ultra foam tips boast thermo-reactive foam that conforms to your ear canals for a comfortable and secure fit. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
SOUNDPEATS TrueShift2 Wireless Earbuds are designed for active lifestyles, and you can get a pair for $30.09 shipped, today only, originally $39.99. Thanks to its IPX7 rating, these earbuds are designed withstand water and sweat, making them perfect for running, gym, jogging, yoga, fitness, travel, outdoor activities and more. The 3000mAh charging case doubles as a power bank for your mobile devices. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Anker’s Soundcore Motion+ Bluetooth Speaker packs enormous sound into a compact package, and you can get one for $69.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. For exceptional sound accuracy, it features an advanced DSP and dedicated power supplies for each individual woofer as well as tweeter. You can even pair two of them together to double the volume or for huge stereo sound. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Ultimate Ears (UE) unveiled today the UE FITS, the first-ever true wireless earphones with an instant custom fit. How does it work? Each earbud molds perfectly to fit individual ears in less than a minute with its patented Lightform technology. You won’t have to deal with the small, medium and large ear tips, but get to enjoy all-day comfort, all the while delivering an exceptional audio experience. They deliver up to eight hours of continuous listening on a single charge or over 20-hours with additional charges from the compact case. Read more for a video and additional information.
At first glance, this appears to be a typical portable cassette player from the 1980s, but upon closer inspection, you’ll realize that Pl8ty is actually a Bluetooth 5.0 speaker. That’s right, it doubles as a 3200mAh power-bank and uses your smartphone as a cassette. Features include real playback buttons, a volume knob, headphone jack, USB-C port, and an aux-in so you can connect the speaker to an external device. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Bose Sleepbuds II feature much better noise masking than its predecessor and introduce new categories of content to combat the other barrier to rest: the inability to relax. This model combines new acoustic as well as electronics design, a revamped enclosure that’s lighter than a dime, new proprietary ear tips for a secure, super-soft fit, and over 35 free tracks. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The Beats Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling On-Ear Headphones are touted as the best in the lineup yet, and you can get a pair for $199.95 shipped, today only, originally $299.95. This model builds upon Solo3 Wireless’ award-winning sound profile with an evolved acoustic platform, a refined driver with optimized diaphragm geometries, two beam-forming microphones, an updated speech-detecting accelerometer and Pure Adaptive Noise Cancelling (Pure ANC). Product page. Read more for a hands-on review and additional information.
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US Customs and Border Protection mistakenly seized a shipment of OnePlus Buds this past weekend at John F. Kennedy International Airport and touted them as counterfeit electronic goods. That’s right, CBP officers thought they had seized 2,000 counterfeit Apple Airpod Earbuds from Hong Kong destined for Nevada at an air cargo facility, and they went on to say that if “the merchandise were genuine, the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) would have been $398,000.” Read more for a hands-on video of the OnePlus Buds to see just how close they are to AirPods.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds have leaked, and they are almost ready to take on the AirPods Pro, or just anyone looking for an alternative. Originally called the Noise-Cancelling Earbuds 700, this device claims to offer 6-hours on a full charge and a perfect for taking phone calls, thanks to a custom-designed microphone array. Each pair also come with the company’s popular StayHear Max tips, complete with an integrated stability arc, that are both sweat and water resistant.Read more for the leaked teaser trailer and additional information.
Sony’s WHXB900N Noise Cancelling Headphones offer heart thumping bass, and you can pick up a pair for $148 shipped, today only, originally $248. In addition to Alexa voice control, Sony’s noise cancellation technology uses additional microphones to assist in isolating sound while talking on the phone, resulting in improved phone call quality as well as audio. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.