audio

Overcast can skip podcast intros and outros

Sponsored Links Jon Fingas/Engadget Don’t like drawn-out podcast introductions, or just don’t want to hear the same closing credits every episode? If you’re invested in the Apple ecosystem, you might not have to endure them. Marco Arment has updated his Overcast app for iOS, iPadOS and Apple Watch with an option to skip intros and …

Overcast can skip podcast intros and outros Read More »

Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Buds+ leak together in official-looking shots

Sponsored Links Evleaks/Samsung, Twitter At this rate, you may know exactly what to expect at Samsung’s February 11th event. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has shared a flurry of apparent official images for the Galaxy S20 family, including one for a promo that offers a free set of Galaxy Buds+ for people who pre-order the S20+ …

Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Buds+ leak together in official-looking shots Read More »

What we’re listening to: Big|Brave and Beloved

In this installment of our audio IRL, managing editor Terrence O’Brien sings… er, types the praises of a band and a genre that isn’t for everyone. Senior news editor Billy Steele gets nostalgic for his glory days as one of his favorite bands is back together. Big|Brave Terrence O’BrienManaging Editor Big|Brave traffic in a particular …

What we’re listening to: Big|Brave and Beloved Read More »

Apple Music partnered with the NBA for its latest curated playlist

Sponsored Links While Apple Music has dipped its toes into year-end reviews and the like, it’s fair to say playlists haven’t been as much of a focus for the platform as say Spotify and YouTube Music. You won’t, for example, find an algorithmically-generated soundtrack tailored to your pet’s tastes on Apple Music. But if you’re …

Apple Music partnered with the NBA for its latest curated playlist Read More »

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds+ will reportedly lack active noise cancellation

Sponsored Links Samsung’s Galaxy Buds are nearing a year old, so naturally rumors about the next version have started circulating. Supposedly, the Galaxy Buds+ will not have active noise cancellation (ANC), sources tell SamMobile. They may come with a larger battery (85mAh), which could give them a 12-hour battery life, double that of their predecessor. …

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds+ will reportedly lack active noise cancellation Read More »

Korg made a feature-rich set of DJ headphones that block out the club

Sponsored Links Korg NAMM doesn’t start for a few days, but Korg has begun to announce new gear in advance of the show. Today, the company revealed a set of active noise cancelling (ANC) headphones designed for DJs. More specifically, Korg says the new NC-Q1 can offer distortion-free ANC even in “extremely loud environments.” Obviously, …

Korg made a feature-rich set of DJ headphones that block out the club Read More »

Behringer’s latest synth clone is based on the Octave Cat from the 70s

Sponsored Links Behringer/YouTube Behringer hasn’t been shy about its plans to clone some of the most iconic synthesizers ever made. In November alone, the company debuted the Poly D based on the Minimoog Model D, the Wasp Deluxe based on EDP Wasp and the TD-3 based on the Roland TB-303. Not wanting to let the …

Behringer’s latest synth clone is based on the Octave Cat from the 70s Read More »

Master & Dynamic MW07 Plus review: Improved, but still pricey

MW07 Plus Get more info Get more info 86 Scores Engadget 86   Critic 3 Reviews 8.3   Users Not yet scored   Key Specs Type  Earbud Channels  Stereo Drivers per ear  1 Active noise cancellation  Yes Connections  Wireless Inline controls  Yes Sponsored Links In 2018, Master & Dynamic joined the true wireless fray. The …

Master & Dynamic MW07 Plus review: Improved, but still pricey Read More »

Sonos buys an AI startup to improve voice control for its speakers

Sponsored Links Nathan Ingraham/Engadget Sonos might just be less reliant on third-party assistants for voice control. The company has bought Snips, a Paris startup that helps create “tailored voice experiences” through its AI voice platform and tools. No, Sonos isn’t planning to take on Alexa or Google Assistant — rather, the company said in a …

Sonos buys an AI startup to improve voice control for its speakers Read More »

Apple’s AirPods Pro are on sale just weeks after their release

Sponsored Links Engadget Less than a month after Apple released its AirPods Pro, they’re on sale for $235 on Amazon. That $14 savings is a little surprising. It’s unusual to see these things go on sale so soon, and it might irk some of the folks who bought them at full price a couple weeks …

Apple’s AirPods Pro are on sale just weeks after their release Read More »