music

Fake AirPods vs Real AirPods: SCAM or BOON?

Let’s talk Fake AirPods vs AirPods Being a music enthusiast, the device I listen from matters the most. I was honestly surprised when I first

Mark Levinson’s No. 5101 Plays SACDs Like It’s 1999!

Executive Overview At last year’s Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, Mark Levinson previewed the No. 5802 and No. 5805 integrated amplifiers, the first products in the company’s

This cheeky hack is changing AirPods owners’ lives

Apple’s true wireless AirPods earphones are already sitting comfortably in the ears of millions of users around the world, but we wonder how many have

The 10 Best UE Speakers for 2019

Here are the best Ultimate Ears (UE) speakers that deliver superb sound quality and are designed to be fully waterproof with long battery life. These

Best Sonos speaker 2019: Which Sonos should you buy?

Sonos’ multiroom audio system is a great way to get music playing everywhere in your home, but which speaker is right for you? Sonos has

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users

Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who’s speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes,

Best Digital Audio Players of 2019: Portable perfection.

Remember the very first iPod from seventeen years ago? No? Damn, we’re old. Anyway, it sold around three hundred and sixty million units. It changed

Best Marshall Speakers for 2019

In this review we feature the best Marshall speakers that provide superb audio performance and feature classy vintage retro designs from Marshall. The speakers are

Denon AVR-S750H review

Last year, not one but two receivers unseated CNET’s long term favorite, the Sony STR-DN1080 ($448 at Amazon), and one of them was Denon’s AVR-S740H

Best Headphone Amps of 2019

Your cans are good. These amps will make them better. You wouldn’t expect headphones to need any special equipment to work. You plug them in,

RME ADI-2 DAC Review: Give your music some German engineering.

RME have been quietly making nerdy audio equipment since 1996. The German manufacturer might not be a household name stateside, but they’ve become very good

Samsung Galaxy Watch and Spotify: How to download, connect and listen to your music

Everything you need to know about playing music from the wrist The Samsung Galaxy Watch has a brilliant and fully-featured version of the Spotify app,

Best noise cancelling earbuds 2019 : Get rid of excess noise — The best of a small pool

Whether you travel for work, commute to work, or just like listening to music while you drink your morning coffee, noise cancelling headphones are great, but

Sony PS-LX310BT review

For many music lovers, the prospect of shelling out for various bits of highly involved and potentially incompatible kit can turn the happy notion of

Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC Headphones Review: Great Sound On-The-Go or in the Office

When you think of Plantronics—a company best known for call center and aviation headsets—music may not be the first thing that comes to mind. These

Top 10 Best LG Bluetooth Headsets in 2019

In this review we feature the best LG headphones that allow you to listen to music and take calls on the go with wireless Bluetooth

The Victrola VS-140 is a Bluetooth speaker and a coffee table

Fancy sipping some coffee and enjoying your music after a hard day? Well, the Victrola VS-140 speaker may be of assistance. It’s a wood coffee

Zaap Aqua Darkstar Bluetooth speaker review: The matte black beauty

Zaap is a relatively unknown brand which makes accessories like Bluetooth speakers, Selfie Sticks, Power Banks, Air Purifiers and headphones etc. One of the few

High End Munich 2019: Show report and pictures

From the sublime to the ridiculous… If you can imagine it, you can probably find it fully-formed and blaring out Paul Simon at the High

macOS Music Rumors: What to Expect, What We Want

While some will cheer the death of iTunes — the once-grand, now-bloated media app that was necessary for iPods and iPhones — others, such as myself, look to

AirPods vs. Beats Powerbeats Pro: An Apple earbuds showdown

One of the biggest scores in Apple’s billion-dollar acquisition of Beats by Dre was the company’s streaming service, which was later transformed into Apple Music.

Garmin Forerunner 245 versus 235: Do maps and music make the step up worthwhile?

Garmin refreshed its Forerunner lineup, introducing five new fitness smartwatches. Among the new watches is the Forerunner 245, an upgrade to the popular Forerunner 235.

JBL GO 2 review

For every portable music scenario life can sling our way, JBL appears to have it covered. Of its current Bluetooth models, five check in at

Naim offers evolution with the 2nd gen Mu-so music system

British hi-fi specialist Naim has taken the covers off its new Mu-so wireless music system. With upgrades to the feature-set, functionality and sound, the new

Top 10 Bluetooth Sound Systems in 2019

In this review we feature the best Bluetooth sound systems that provide high quality Bluetooth wireless sound streaming for home, office or bookshelf applications. These

Best Garmin watch faces 2019: Our top picks to download

Our faves for the Fenix, Forerunner and others in the Garmin wearable collection There are a lot of Garmin sports watches out there, and many

And finally: Garmin discounts, Wear OS losses and Fitbit gains

We look at the week’s wearable tech happenings Welcome to And finally, the last word on the week in wearable tech. It’s been a pretty busy

Best Wireless Headphones 2019: Sennheiser, Sony, Bose and more

In this review we feature the best wireless headphones that provide the best sound performance suitable for audiophiles and music lovers. These wireless headphones come

Best Headphone Brands 2019: Sony, Audio-Technica, Skullcandy & more

In this review we feature the best headphone brands that top the list of 2019 for acoustic sound performance and high-fidelity sound. These top brands

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music Review: The Best Running Watch You Can Buy

For years, I’ve ran with a Garmin Forerunner 235. This GPS watch has seen me through half marathons, full marathons and countless 5Ks, dutifully tracking