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The Big Bass On Sony’s New Cheap Earbuds Is Incredible

The Big Bass On Sony’s New Cheap Earbuds Is Incredible

When headphone makers claim their devices offer boosted bass performance, it often means they’ve tweaked the sound through software to artificially emphasise low-end frequencies. Sony’s new WF-XB700 wireless earbuds do it the right way, with drivers twice as large as what you’ll find in most other earbuds. They’re loud, they thump,…

The 2020 Google Pixel Buds Feel And Sound Great, But There’s A Problem

The 2020 Google Pixel Buds Feel And Sound Great, But There’s A Problem

The original Pixel Buds were a strange product. They came out a full year after the AirPods, and despite having the same $250 price tag, they weren’t very comfortable, they weren’t very smart, and they weren’t even truly wireless, as they still had a cable connecting the left and right…