YouTube Music Makes It Easier For Users To Switch Between Audio And Videos

One of the features of YouTube Music is that it allows users to not only watch music videos, but they will also be able to stream regular music as well. However, this is usually an either-or kind of situation, where you can either choose to watch a music video or stream its audio, but that will now change.


Spotify Launches A Special Hub For Disney Songs

Most of us grew up listening to songs from Disney’s various movies and cartoons. It’s hard not to, especially since Disney has played a huge part of our lives. If you’re someone who still loves all the Disney songs, you might be interested to learn that Spotify and Disney have teamed up to create a special hub in which you’ll be able to stream all manner of Disney songs.


Braun Announces Plans To Get Back Into The Audio Business

Braun is a company that many would be familiar with for its grooming and shaving products, but did you know that before that, the company was actually in the audio business? It has been nearly three decades since Braun pulled out of the audio business, but now it seems that the company is looking to get back into the game.


Amazon Music Is Growing Faster Than Spotify

At the moment, Spotify is the leader in terms of music streaming. Apple is catching up and last we heard, they had about 60 million subscribers. However, it seems that a dark horse that could be quickly catching up is none other than Amazon Music, where according to the Financial Times, Amazon Music is growing pretty fast.


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Amazon Working On Echo Speakers With Better Audio

Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo aren’t exactly known for their audio quality. Instead, their focus is more on its smarts and its connectivity where the idea is that it will help users connect with their smart home devices and help fetch information. However, who says that it needs to be mutually exclusive?


Apple’s Powerbeats Pro Now Available In 20 More Countries

Back in April, Apple announced the Powerbeats Pro. This was Apple’s “active” alternative to their AirPods for users who might need a pair of headphones that can withstand some moisture and also potentially sounds better. If you’re looking to get your hands on it, you’ll be pleased to learn that the headphones are now available in additional countries.


Samsung Could Unveil New In-Ear Noise-Cancelling Headphones Alongside The Note 10

Samsung is no stranger to audio products as in the past, we have seen the company launch a variety of headphones and speakers. However, it seems that the company could have a new pair of headphones in the works that could be debuting alongside the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10.


Logitech G Pro X Gaming Headset Launched

If you fancy yourself a serious gamer, then you might be in the market for some “serious” gaming accessories. If you are, then you might be interested to learn that Logitech has announced their latest gaming headset in the form of the Logitech G Pro X. This will be the company’s latest addition to their G Pro series of gaming peripherals.


Apple Music’s Student Trial Period Has Been Doubled To Six Months

Apple Music is currently a paid-only subscription, although they do offer subscribers a free 3-month trial before requiring them to pay for it. However, the good news is that if you’re a student, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Apple has since doubled the duration of the free trial period.


AirPods With Water Resistance Still Reportedly On Track For 2019

Earlier this year, Apple launched their second-gen AirPods. It offered up some improvements over its predecessor, although there were rumors that there could also be a water-resistant model in the works, which according to Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives is apparently still on track for 2019.


New Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Case Renders Confirms Missing Headphone Jack

One of the trends we’re seeing these days in terms of smartphone design is the removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack. This headphone jack been more or less the norm/standard since the early days of mobile phones, so as you can imagine it was quite disconcerting when companies started to remove the port in favor of Bluetooth, Lightning, or USB-C.


Sony’s WF-1000XM3 Noise-Cancelling Earbuds Launched

When it comes to noise-cancellation technology in headphones, we typically see it in over-ear and on-ear headphones, but in case such headphone designs are too bulky, then you might be interested to learn that Sony has announced their new WF-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling earbuds.


The Cassette Player Has Been Given A Modern Makeover With Bluetooth

Back in the day before the likes of the iPod and portable CD players, there were devices like Sony’s Walkman in which it allowed users to bring their favorite songs with them on the go through cassette tapes. Clearly the cassette tape format has more or less died out, but for those who still love the format and have some lying around, then the device “It’s OK” might be of […]


Spotify Will No Longer Allow Indie Artists To Upload Music Directly

One of the features of Spotify was that it allowed indie artists to upload music directly to its platform. Given that some indie artists are not represented by record companies, it can be tricky for them to get their music out there, which is why this feature was actually a welcome one as it made it easier for artists to take advantage of Spotify’s massive user base.