Apple has ‘higher-end’ AirPods, over-ear headphones and a ‘new HomePod’ slated for 2019

There are two different AirPods upgrades in the pipeline, according to rock-solid tipsters, as well as "studio-quality" over-ear Apple headphones.

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“No dongle this year” for iPhones as headphone jack hopes fade to Bluetooth

Barclays forecasts that there will be no Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter in the box with new iPhones this fall. We may see harder evidence once components supplier Cirrus Logic forecasts business outlooks for the summer.

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LG G7 ThinQ brings more noise, more screen, more AI

The speakers sound like a Boombox, the screen is actually a Super Bright Display and the AI CAM is more intelligent than ever before. LG officially makes the hard sell to consumers on the LG G7 ThinQ.

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Sony’s new USB-C headphone dongle (with extra charge port) provides bare convenience

Sure, you can listen to music with a standard pair of cans AND charge your phone at the same time, but you can't charge it quickly nor transfer data to your phone.

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In-Depth: Pixel audio faults now subject of class action lawsuits

Issues with the soldering to the audio codec screwed up the user experience of the original Pixel and Pixel XL. Now, the suits are coming for Google.

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Best Buy to drop CD sales July 1 while Target may only pay labels per sale

Two of the last bastions of physical media for music are reportedly loosening their grips on the CD as the downloads era gives way to streaming.

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Honor View 10 Party Mode feature syncs music across phones for max amplitude

Don't have speakers, but have a few V10s instead? Connect them up and blast tunes, Honor says. We're sorta more interested in this gaming network optimization feature...

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Will Sony Xperia XZ Pro lose headphone jack? Dongle pictured in FCC docs

Users of smartphones without headphone jacks have complained about not being able to charge and listen to music at the same time. Sony may finally give a damn about their concerns.

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Groove Music dies and so does Cortana’s music identifying skill

Microsoft's attempt at a streaming service for its niche audience has been shut down. One of the side effects of this is the loss of one of Cortana's skills.

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