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Audio

Sonos Beam Sound Bar

Sonos Beam Sound Bar

Sonos‘ new Sound Beam is a smart sound bar that supports Alexa’s voice command system. It connects to your TV via HDMI ARC or optical audio. It provides great audio separation and clear bass. It can also be controlled via its app, AirPlay and Spotify.

Coleman 360º Sound & Light Lantern

Coleman 360º Sound & Light Lantern

Coleman’s new lantern is a great backyard accessory or camping centerpiece. Aside from providing 360º of dimmable light, the lantern also serves as a Bluetooth speaker. It lasts up to 20h while playing music, 40h while providing light, and up to 5h with both functions on.

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GT-R Planar Magnetic Headphones

GT-R Planar Magnetic Headphones

ADV.SOUND is competing with the likes of HiFiMan and Fostex in providing affordable planar magnetic headphones. The Advanced GT-R has an open back over-ear design and a 65mm planar magnetic driver, designed for crisp audio and an expansive soundstage.

Modern Record Player

Modern Record Player

Symbol Audio’s slick turntable has a built-in amplifier and speakers, which you can also use with wired and wireless sources. It also has an audio out and a concealed compartment for wireless adapters such as Sonos Connect. The optional base makes it an elegant centerpiece.

Native Union PR/01 Speaker

Native Union PR/01 Speaker

Native Union worked with audio specialist La Boite to create a speaker that’s timeless and futureproof. The PR/01 hides a patent-pending multi-amplified setup as well as audio inputs and charging ports inside its elegant cabinet. It has Bluetooth, optical, and two auxiliary inputs.

MW50+ 2-in-1 Headphones

MW50+ 2-in-1 Headphones

Master & Dynamic’s MW50+ is an elegant pair of Bluetooth headphones. Aside from luxurious materials, the MW50+ stands out with swappable memory foam ear pads. Choose the on-ears for a natural sound or go over-ear for more isolation and focus.

Marshall Major III Headphones

Marshall Major III Headphones

The latest version of Marshall’s handsome headphones feature improved ear cushions, hinges and headband. There’s a Bluetooth version, while the wired version has a detachable cable with a built-in microphone and a second 3.5mm port for sharing audio.

SoundCloud in the ’90s

SoundCloud in the ’90s

YouTuber Squirrel Monkey continues to build an archive of historical videos for modern applications had they existed back in the 1980s and 1990s. This time, music and podcast streaming service SoundCloud gets the CD-ROM and floppy disk installation kit.

Movie and TV ASMR

Movie and TV ASMR

(Headphones Recommended) ASMR is a phenomenon where whispers and hush tones produce a weird and wonderful sensation like fingernails gently running down your spine. Fun with Guru put together this supercut of movie and TV audio where the effect can be sensed.

Urbanears Lotsen Connected Speaker

Urbanears Lotsen Connected Speaker

Lotsen is the newest, smallest and most affordable member of Urbanears’ connected speakers. It has an output of 20W, a 4″ woofer and a 1″ tweeter. Like its bigger siblings, it supports all popular wireless streaming solutions and also has a 3.5mm input.

RetroTech: Recordable Paper

RetroTech: Recordable Paper

Mat from UK channel Techmoan loves to dig up obscure old technology and examine it in depth. Here, he checks out an old 1970s tech from 3M and Ricoh which allowed audio to be recorded and played back from sheets of paper which were backed with a magnetic coating.

HiBy R3 Hi-Res Music Player

HiBy R3 Hi-Res Music Player

A portable music player for true audio fanatics. It has support for DSD 128/256 formats and PCM up to 64-bit and 384kHz for the ultimate digital fidelity. Offers wireless Tidal streaming, Bluetooth, DLNA and AirPlay, and works with even the largest microSD cards for storage.

IFI Retro Stereo 50 Tube Amp

IFI Retro Stereo 50 Tube Amp

An premium sound system for audiophiles. IFI’s bamboo-cased receiver has a 2-channel amplifier, using six high-end vacuum tubes, can drive speakers or headphones, and works with analog, phonograph, digital, and Bluetooth audio sources.

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iXOOST Radial6 Speaker

iXOOST Radial6 Speaker

iXOOST specializes in speakers inspired by car exhausts, but the Radial6 was designed to look like an airplane engine. It has two 28mm tweeters, four 57mm mid cones, a 165mm extended range cone and a 200mm subwoofer. It has a Lightning dock and 3.5mm input.

Logitech G560 Lightsync Speakers

Logitech G560 Lightsync Speakers

Logitech’s G560 is a 2.1 sound system with Lightsync technology. Its two satellite speakers have RGB LEDs that can provide ambient lighting based on what’s on screen when the G560 is connected to your PC via USB. It also has 3.5mm and Bluetooth inputs.

Audeze Mobius Gaming Headset

Audeze Mobius Gaming Headset

Audeze’s Mobius planar magnetic headphones have built-in sensors that track your head’s movement and emulate sound coming from and bouncing off your walls. These result in an immersive and room-filling effect. It works via USB, 3.5mm or Bluetooth.

SoundBoks 2 Bluetooth Speaker

SoundBoks 2 Bluetooth Speaker

The world’s loudest portable Bluetooth speakers are now 40% louder. The Soundboks 2 is powered by three 72W amplifiers, and pushes out up to 122dB of volume. It also has a new all-black durable case. Its battery is still removable and lasts up to 40h per charge.

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Sony’s Xperia Ear Duo are wireless earphones that keep your ear canal open, so you can still hear the outside world even while the earphones are on. They have touch controls and microphones for playback and your mobile device’s personal assistant.

Massdrop x NuForce EDC3 Earphones

Massdrop x NuForce EDC3 Earphones

Massdrop and audio specialist NuForce collaborated on a pair of in-ear monitors that focus on affordability and comfort. The EDC3 has three balanced armatures per ear with a slight focus on the mids. It comes with two cables and five sets of ear tips.

Retro Tech: SANYO Micro-Pack 35

Retro Tech: SANYO Micro-Pack 35

Techmoan takes a look at another fascinating bit of retro technology, an alternative approach to portable audio tapes that was being developed by Sanyo at the same time that Philips was working on the cassette tape. We love the heft of that old player.

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Seeing Sounds

Seeing Sounds

Beyond the Press got their hands on a nifty bit of gear – Noiseless Acoustics NL camera, a device capable of creating a visual record of sounds based on their location, volume, and frequency. It uses a video camera and dozens of directional microphones to work its magic.

ZuperDAC-S Portable DAC

ZuperDAC-S Portable DAC

Smaller than a stick of gum and weighing less than 0.4oz, Zorloo’s ZuperDAC-S might be the most portable digital-to-analog converter (DAC) ever made. It’s based on the ESS Sabre 9018 and comes with three cables for all sorts of mobile devices and computers.

Nebula Capsule Portable Projector

Nebula Capsule Portable Projector

The Nebula Mars’ little brother. Anker’s Nebula Capsule is a pico projector and speaker that’s the size and shape of a soda can. It can project an 854×480 display at up to 100″. It has a microUSB port and an HDMI port, and can also mirror the screen of mobile devices.

Sennheiser HD 820 Headphones

Sennheiser HD 820 Headphones

Sennheiser claims that its new flagship closed back headphones come close to achieving the naturally wide soundstage of open back headphones. Concave Gorilla Glass ear cup covers and sound chambers minimize resonance to create a transparent sound.

Razer Nommo Pro Speakers

Razer Nommo Pro Speakers

Razer’s funky looking new THX-certified gaming speaker system is designed to push out big sound thanks to its Kevlar fiber midrange and silk woven tweeters, and powerful companion subwoofer. They support Dolby virtual surround, and have Razer Chroma lighting built in.

LG SK10Y Soundbar

LG SK10Y Soundbar

New for 2018, the SK10Y soundbar is a 550-watt, 5.1.2 sound system with Chromecast built-in, so you can use your voice to search and play songs. It supports Dolby Atmos and Meridian Height Elevation tech to make it seem like dialogue is coming from the screen.

Samsung Sound Ray Concept

Samsung Sound Ray Concept

The Sound Ray or S-Ray concepts are Samsung’s small and affordable takes on directional speakers, which send sound in a narrow path so that only its target can hear it, even from a distance. There’s a neckband, a handheld and a smartphone cover.

Q Acoustics M2 Soundbase

Q Acoustics M2 Soundbase

Amp up your living room audio with this affordable system that sits underneath TVs weighing up to 55 lb, and provides room-filling sound that blows away built-in TV speakers. It also doubles as a Bluetooth speaker for music. Full review on Technabob.

Meters OV-1B Headphones

Meters OV-1B Headphones

Renowned amp maker Ashdown Engineering now has a Bluetooth version of its one-of-a-kind active noise cancelling headphones. Like the original, the OV-1B has VU meters that react to the audio being played. It also adds phone and playback buttons on the left earcup.

Samsung NW700 Soundbar Sound+

Samsung NW700 Soundbar Sound+

The Samsung NW700 Soundbar Sound+ is an upcoming wall-mountable soundbar. Its slim, narrow and monochrome style makes it a perfect match for today’s slim HDTVs. It also has a built-in woofer and has active distortion-cancelling.

Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 58X Jubilee

Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 58X Jubilee

Sennheiser and Massdrop pay homage to the predecessor of its beloved HD 600 series. The HD 58X Jubilee will be the audio specialist’s most affordable professional headphones yet, and can be enjoyed even without amplification.

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