Bose’s QuietComfort Earbuds II automatically customize sound and ANC

Apple wasn’t the only company with new true wireless earbuds to debut today. Bose also has a new model on the way, the QuietComfort Earbuds II. As the name suggests, this set is an update to the first QC earbuds the company debuted in 2020. This time around, the company has retooled the design, tweaked […]

Apple AirPods Pro 2: what we’re expecting from Apple’s next wireless earbuds

Apple’s best wireless earbuds — the AirPods Pro — have been with us since 2019, which is a long time in the tech world. But now that we’re only days away from Apple’s upcoming September iPhone 14 event, the interwebs are overflowing with talk of the AirPods Pro 2, or whatever the heck Apple ends […]

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 […]

RHA’s high-end planar magnetic earbuds sound incredible

Planar magnetic headphones don’t use the magnet-and-coil driver typical to most cans. Instead, they use a fixed but flexible diaphragm that undulates to create sound. RHA is the first company to concentrate this technology into wireless earbuds (the kind that are tethered to a Bluetooth collar that hands around your neck). The CL2 Planar earphones […]

Assistive hearing is the next big thing for wireless earbuds

The number of companies that sell true wireless earbuds has exploded in the last year. B&O, Bose, Sony and Samsung all joined the craze Bragi started back in 2014. Thanks to a bill signed into law last year, some hearing aids and assistive audio devices will be available over-the-counter without the need for a prescription. […]

These are the best Bluetooth earbuds you can buy for under $30

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. instagram / @symphonizedaudioWhen Symphonized Audio sent me a pair of their NRG Wireless earbuds I had slightly tempered expectations.  Quality isn’t necessary synonymous with a a product’s price […]