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Recent articles by David:

Sony WH-1000XM4 noise-canceling headphones review: The best gets better

The much-anticipated new version of Sony's top noise-canceling headphone has finally arrived, and it makes small improvements to an already top-notch product. → Read More

Galaxy Buds Live aka 'Galaxy Beans': Noise-canceling wireless earbuds for $170

Nicknamed the Galaxy Beans after images leaked in recent weeks, Samsung's new open earbuds feature active noise cancellation. → Read More

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are $170 earbuds with a unique bean shape

Nicknamed the Galaxy Beans after images leaked in recent weeks, Samsung's new open earbuds feature active noise cancellation. → Read More

AirPods vs. AirPods Pro: Should you spend the extra $100?

Should you buy the standard AirPods or the AirPods Pro? Here's how Apple's truly wireless earbuds stack up. → Read More

OK, Google: Pixel Buds 2 are the real deal

After underwhelming with its original Pixel Buds, Google's new true wireless earbuds stack up well against the competition, with a comfortable fit and strong performance. → Read More

Best true wireless earbuds under $50

There are some surprisingly decent true wireless earbuds that still don't cost a lot. Some are really cheap. Here are the current best of the bunch. → Read More

Bose's unreleased AirPods Pro competitor pops up on YouTube

While we can't confirm these actually are Bose's Noise-Cancelling 700 Earbuds -- or when they'll be released -- they certainly look real. → Read More

AirPods Pro, 9 months later: These headphones still rock

Their winning design and fit, improved bass performance, effective noise cancellation and excellent call quality make these earbuds a top true-wireless choice -- even months after their release. → Read More

Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 deliver more for less

The Surface Headphones 2 may not be a major upgrade over the original, but they offer some small but notable improvements and cost less. → Read More

Best back-to-school gear under $100 for 2020

Going back to school in 2020 might involve home-based learning, a social-distanced on-campus experience or something in between. But however the students in your life return to the classroom, they're definitely going to need gadgets to help them work -- and play. And to help, we've assembled some of our favorite gear in the $50 to $100 price range. → Read More

The best wireless earbuds and headphones for your Samsung phone

Looking for a new wireless headphone for the Galaxy Note 10? Here are CNET's top picks. → Read More

Best true wireless earbuds for 2020: Apple AirPods, Google Pixel Buds and more

True wireless earbuds are all the rage. Here are the top wire-free models you can buy right now. → Read More

Nab these decent true wireless earbuds for a mere $20

Tribit's new FlyBuds 3 true wireless earbuds, normally $36, are on sale at Amazon for 45% off for the next week. → Read More

The best-sounding wireless earbuds: Sony, Sennheiser and more

Many people are looking for cheap true wireless headphones, but if you're looking for something with top-notch sound, this is the list for you. → Read More

The best headphones of 2020

With many different headphones to choose from, which ones are the best of the best? Here's a look at CNET's top picks -- from full-size models to tiny wireless earbuds. → Read More

Best external hard drive and SSD in 2020 for Mac, PC, PS4 and Xbox

Need a backup option -- or just more space? Here are our top picks for external storage options. → Read More

Best PS4 gaming headset for 2020

Looking for a new headset for your PS4? Here are our current top picks, from basic budget models that cost less than $50 to high-end feature-packed powerhouses. → Read More

The best wireless car charger and mount for 2020

Looking for the best wireless car charger for your phone so you can drive your way to a full battery? Here are our top picks. → Read More

Best wireless earbuds and Bluetooth headphones for phone calls

Looking for a wireless headphone that's great for voice calling? Here are our current top picks. → Read More

9 great Father's Day gifts under $50

When it comes to Father's Day gifts, some folks are more frugal than others. But that doesn't mean you can't get something good for not too much dough. → Read More