Jabra Announces Major Updates for Elite 8 Active and Elite 10 Wireless Earbuds at CES 2024
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Jabra Announces Major Updates for Elite 8 Active and Elite 10 Wireless Earbuds at CES 2024

At CES 2024 this week, Jabra unveiled several new feature updates for two of its latest flagship wireless earbuds – the Elite 8 Active and Elite 10 models. The updates are set to roll out in two phases over the coming months and will significantly improve the functionality, audio quality and usability of these already…

Soundcore Launches Open-Ear AeroFit Series Earbuds
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Soundcore Launches Open-Ear AeroFit Series Earbuds

Soundcore, Anker’s audio brand, has announced the launch of its first open-ear earbuds – the AeroFit Pro and AeroFit. The new lineup promises unmatched comfort, exceptional audio quality, and situational awareness. Key Features of the AeroFit Series Comfort-Focused Design Both models feature a non-intrusive design with soft-touch coatings for gentle skin contact. They utilise 0.7mm…

Edifier NeoBuds Pro 2 True Wireless Earbuds Review
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Edifier NeoBuds Pro 2 True Wireless Earbuds Review

The Edifier NeoBuds Pro has been out for a few years and is one of the best earbuds that Edifer make. and frequently recommended on Reddit with many people regarding them as better than popular options like the Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, Liberty 4 and the 1More Evo. Edifier have now launched their successor, the…

H20 Audio Snowpro Headphones Review – Waterproof Bone Conduction Headphones with a Built-in MP3 Player
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H20 Audio Snowpro Headphones Review – Waterproof Bone Conduction Headphones with a Built-in MP3 Player

The H20 Audio Snowpro with Playlist+ headphones are a unique pair of bone-conduction headphones designed specifically for winter sports enthusiasts. As the name suggests, they are completely waterproof and can be fully submerged, making them ideal for activities like skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and more. The open-ear bone conduction design allows you to listen to music…

Creative Zen Hybrid Pro SXFI Headphones Review
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Creative Zen Hybrid Pro SXFI Headphones Review

The Creative Zen Hybrid Pro is the latest wireless headphone from Creative. It comes in three versions: The key specs are otherwise the same across the models in terms of driver size, battery life, Bluetooth connectivity etc. The bundles add functionality through the transmitters. Creative Zen Hybrid Pro vs Classic vs SXFI Specification Design The…

Creative Zen Air Dot Review – Budget Open Fit Earbuds
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Creative Zen Air Dot Review – Budget Open Fit Earbuds

The Creative Zen Air Dot was announced a few months ago and is the most affordable true wireless earbuds Creative has at a bargain price of just £30. These differ from the Creative Zen Air by having an open-fit design without silicon ear tips, similar to the Apple AirPods. At just 7g per earbud, they…

Creative Outlier Free Pro Plus Headphones Review – Are they better than the Shokz OpenSwim bone conduction headphones?
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Creative Outlier Free Pro Plus Headphones Review – Are they better than the Shokz OpenSwim bone conduction headphones?

Shokz, formerly Aftershocks, may be the dominant brand in the world of bone-conduction headphones, but they are facing growing competition and the Creative Outlier Free range of headphones could be the best alternatives on the market. The new Creative Outlier Free Pro Plus are a particularly compelling choice as these are suitable for swimming thanks…

Tozo OpenBuds Review – On-ear Open-Fit Earbuds to Rival Oladance & SHOKS OpenFit
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Tozo OpenBuds Review – On-ear Open-Fit Earbuds to Rival Oladance & SHOKS OpenFit

Following on from my review of the excellent Tozo Golden X1, I have been checking out their new OpenBuds. These are an open fit style of earbuds where the earbuds sit on top of your ear and are held in place with hooks that go around your ear. This design is a good alternative to…

Guide to the Best Headsets for PS5 and PS4 (2023/2024)

Guide to the Best Headsets for PS5 and PS4 (2023/2024)

In the realm of immersive gaming, the importance of high-quality sound cannot be overstated. The perfect headset doesn’t only enrich your gaming experience, but can also be the determining factor between a win or a loss. Sony’s PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 are both incredible consoles that deserve headsets capable of capturing every audio nuance….

Bluetooth Codec Comparison: LDAC vs aptX Adaptive & Variants vs LHDC vs LC3 vs SCL6 vs SBC vs AAC
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Bluetooth Codec Comparison: LDAC vs aptX Adaptive & Variants vs LHDC vs LC3 vs SCL6 vs SBC vs AAC

Following on from my previous Bluetooth guide, this article covers the main Bluetooth codecs used by various wireless earphones today. Lossy vs Lossless Audio Codecs Bluetooth earbuds currently use lossy audio codecs as the bandwidth available to Bluetooth can not accommodate lossless audio. Codec Comparison Table Bluetooth Codec Overviews SBC The Low Complexity Subband Coding…

Bluetooth Guide – Bluetooth Versions & Factors Affecting Quality of Bluetooth Codecs
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Bluetooth Guide – Bluetooth Versions & Factors Affecting Quality of Bluetooth Codecs

I would say most people know roughly what Bluetooth is and use it regularly. But how much do you really know about this wireless technology that’s now over 25 years old? When buying a new phone or earbuds, are you aware of all the different technologies that can affect the performance of Bluetooth? This is…

1MORE Penta Driver P50 Review – Wired Earbuds with DLC Dynamic Driver & 4 Planar Diaphragm Drivers
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1MORE Penta Driver P50 Review – Wired Earbuds with DLC Dynamic Driver & 4 Planar Diaphragm Drivers

I originally reviewed the 1MORE E1001 triple drive earbuds back in 2017 when wired earbuds were much more common. While true wireless earbuds dominate the market, many audiophiles refuse to give up on their wired earbuds due to the improved audio quality that a wire provides vs the compression of Bluetooth. 1MORE is one of…

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