Wireless charging: Are we doing this or not?

The world is going increasingly wireless, with hardware manufacturers left and right eschewing physical ports and cables for digital handshakes and gigahertz connections. Just look at Apple’s infamous headphone jack-eliminating AirPods, for example. However, one plug that device makers have continually struggled to remove is the one that supplies the gadget with power. The era […]

The new iPhone XS and XS Max support faster wireless charging speeds — and so do these 3 wireless chargers

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Getty The new iPhone XS and XS Max have several hardware improvements over last year’s models, but one a big one is that they can be wirelessly charged faster, which […]

Vive’s wireless adapter gives the best VR experience lots of money can buy

Any consumer-grade VR headset you buy these days has its share of compromises. Buying a self-contained or phone-based headset (e.g. Oculus Go or Samsung’s Gear VR) means giving up the power of a full-scale PC GPU and, usually, the freedom of full-scale head and hand motion tracking. But buying a tethered headset (e.g. Oculus Rift […]

Verizon Wireless suffers massive outage across US

Published time: 25 Sep, 2018 19:06 Edited time: 25 Sep, 2018 19:37 The largest mobile telecommunications provider in the US, Verizon Wireless, has been experiencing massive outages. East Coast and south of the country have been reportedly hit the hardest by the disruption. “Verizon Wireless is currently experiencing an intermittent voice, text and data services […]

Plantronics’ updated headphone lineup includes true wireless earbuds

Plantronics has lately made a point of delivering solid wireless audio for relatively little cost, and that’s particularly evident this year. It’s releasing a refreshed headphone lineup that sees it both push into uncharted territory and lower prices. The centerpiece for the fitness crowd is the BackBeat Fit 3100 you see above. It promises true […]

Summit Wireless enables home theater sound for wireless speakers

Summit Wireless has been a quest to turn high-resolution, like the kind you find in a fancy home theater, to wireless speakers. And now that quest is turning into a reality as high-end audio companies like Harman Kardan are beginning to announce products. San Jose, California-based Summit Wireless is a publicly traded company that makes […]

Under Armour’s latest wireless buds stay in your ears during workouts

Wireless earbuds are wonderful for the gym… when they stay put. And Under Armour and JBL are keenly aware of that — they’ve introduced two sets of Bluetooth earbuds, the over-ear Sport Wireless Pivot (above) and in-ear Sport Wireless React (below), that are designed for stability during workouts. They’re lightweight and IPX7 water-resistant, but the […]

It can be hard to find affordable wireless headphones that actually sound good — but this $100 pair fits the bill and then some

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. RHA I don’t like dealing with complicated tech or specs. But I do really like these simple, affordable wireless headphones by RHA that cost $ 99.95 on Amazon (side note: the […]