Preorders for colorful Powerbeats Pro open Wednesday


Powerbeats Pro
These are all the colors Powerbeats Pro will be available in soon.
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Apple’s Powerbeats Pro wireless headphones have been available in any color you want, as long as it’s black. That’s going to change later this week when pre-orders finally start for ivory, moss, and navy options.

IQbuds Boost wireless earbuds also help you hear better [Review]


Nuheara IQbuds Boost
Beyond just music, IQbuds Boost make it easier to listen to friends and family.
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Nuheara’s IQbuds Boost work as Bluetooth headphones, but that’s only the start. They are really for people who need just a bit of help hearing. They aren’t true hearing aids, but might actually be better.

Take a listen to my review of these high-end wireless earbuds, along with an optional Bluetooth accessory that connects them to your TV.

Sony’s answer to AirPods boasts one big advantage


But they’re not cheap.
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Sony’s new wireless earbuds are ready to take on AirPods.

The horribly named WF-1000XM3 promise the same impressive audio quality as Sony’s best-selling headphones — but in an earbud form factor. And they boast one big advantage.

Here’s why you might want to avoid Apple’s hottest accessory and pick up these instead.

Powerbeats Pro will only be available in black at launch


Powerbeats Pro
When will yours turn up?
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Beats fans that are hoping to scoop up the colorful new Powerbeats Pro might be a bit disappointed with the color options when units arrive in stores in May.

Apple revealed the Powerbeats Pro wireless earbuds earlier this month with black, ivory, moss and navy color options. The ivory ones look especially sleek, but it appears that only the black ones will be available at launch.

Wireless earbuds, iPhone lenses and more in the best deals of the week [Deals]


The top deals of the week include an awesome AirPods alternative, a powerful task manager, and more.
The top deals of the week include an awesome AirPods alternative and a powerful task manager.
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Another week, another roundup of awesome deals on gear and gadgets. This round, we’ve got a truly attractive AirPods alternative, a powerful tool for blocking unwanted calls and texts, the ultimate time-management platform, and a set of camera lenses for your iPhone.

Snag one or all — at hefty discounts!

AirPod alternatives last 50 hours and cost less than $60 [Deals]


These wireless earbuds sport more than double the battery life of AirPods, but they're less than half the price.
These wireless earbuds sport more than double the battery life of AirPods, but they're less than half the price.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Seems like everywhere you go, you see people with the white ear fangs known as AirPods. Don’t expect that to change anytime soon – some analysts expect Apple to ship as many as 80 million earbuds next year, and up to 110 million in 2021.

Score premium wireless earbuds for a fraction the price [Deals]


These AirDops are the perfect budget wireless earphones.
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It’s amazing how quickly AirPods caught on. In just a couple years, they catapulted from slightly obnoxious accessory of the tech elite to essential part of the Apple experience.

Of course, they retail for about $159, so it’s also amazing how expensive they are. AirDops True Wireless Earbuds offer almost all the features of their expensive cousins from Cupertino — and they cost a whole lot less.

New Samsung Galaxy Buds try to steal AirPods’ thunder


Galaxy buds
Watch out AirPods, Galaxy Buds have arrived.
Photo: Samsung

AirPods have become the ultimate status symbol among Millenials, but Samsung is ready to steal some of the shine with its new line of Galaxy Buds.

Just like AirPods, the new Galaxy Buds give wearers a convenient, cord-free solution for listening to music on the go. However, Galaxy Buds pack some impressive features that AirPods don’t have and it could be bad news for Apple.

These iPhone cases don’t make you choose between style and protection


Three layers of protection in five colors.
Photo: Altigo

Start-up companies often introduce themselves to the market with a single product. Accessories brand Altigo launched in November with a colorful line of sleek headphones and iPhone cases.

Now two months later at its first CES, Altigo debuts more mobile lifestyle accessories to its growing product line.