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Everything Samsung Announced at Galaxy Unpacked in Paris

It’s IP68 and 10 ATM water resistant, so you can use it while in the shower or doing the dishes. It pairs with any Android phone through the Samsung Health app, but it won’t work with iPhones. You do not need a subscription to access the full suite of features; all of the available features […]

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Beats Solo Buds Review: Great Price, Greater Compromise

That’s not to say the Solo Buds sound bad. They certainly lean toward the brighter side in the treble and midrange, but their sound is accessible and never got excessively sharp in my testing. The dynamics feel rather flat, but there’s some decent detail here, and they wholly avoid the kind of muddled lower register

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SteelSeries Arctis Nova 5X Wireless Review: The Best Universal Gaming Headset

Eons ago, I worked a retail job selling gaming headsets (among other things) during the PS3 era. Even back then, I was annoyed that most headphone manufacturers had virtually identical versions of the same headset, distinguished solely by whether they were compatible with the Xbox or PlayStation. The SteelSeries Arctis Nova 5X Wireless may not

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Our Favorite Headphones for Working Out (2024)

“You’re always mooooving,” a parent friend once said in my direction, as he rapidly disappeared over the horizon. As the working parent of two kids, I … don’t disagree. Luxurious over-the-ear headphones are great if you primarily use headphones at work or for meetings, but for the rest of your life—working out, traveling, or puttering

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The Best Kids Headphones of 2024—With Features to Protect Your Kids Hearing

As writers and testers for WIRED, we spend all day immersed in personal technology of all kinds. It’s probably no surprise that if we work on a computer during the day and enjoy gaming in our downtime, our kids do, too. Reviewer Adrienne So has a 7-year-old and a 9-year-old who attended school remotely and

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The Best OTC Hearing Aids (2024): Tested and Reviewed

If you’re spending hundreds or thousands of dollars buying an OTC hearing aid, make sure you’re getting a product that offers a sustainable long-term solution to your hearing loss needs. Aside from the obvious things like sound quality, take a few minutes to look into these specs. What size and style works best for you?

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We Spent Thousands of Hours Listening to Find the Best Wireless Headphones (2024)

Wireless headphones are the default these days, and there are roughly one gazillion of them (and counting). We do our best to test them all, but not everything can make the big list. Here are some other great options worth trying. Sonos Ace for $449: The Sonos Ace (8/10, WIRED Recommends) are a pricey but

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Jabra Elite 10 Gen 2 Review: A Fond Farewell to a Friend

I’ve got a soft spot for Jabra earbuds. In the early days of fully wireless buds, Jabra’s nascent Elite line helped prove the concept. Like Apple’s first AirPods, Jabra earbuds worked at a time when most rivals struggled with the basics. But more recently, Jabra hasn’t quite kept up with the competition. While its workout

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The Best Hearing Aids of 2024, Reviewed by Experts

for those with hearing challenges, there’d long been just one option for dealing with it: an expensive, bulky hearing aid prescribed by a doctor. That changed in 2022 when the US Food and Drug Administration approved over-the-counter hearing aid devices, giving consumers access to a vast and growing array of alternatives. Today, there are more

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Linner Mars Review: Great Hearing Aids for Streaming Media

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a hearing aid that looks quite like Linner’s Mars devices. Depending on your point of view, that’s either a good or bad thing. Let’s start by getting the appearance out of the way. The Mars hearing aids are in-ear devices designed to look and feel like an earbud, and

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