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Recent articles by Billy:

Master & Dynamic's MW07 Go is a $199 AirPod alternative

Apple wasn't first to produce true wireless earbuds, but the company's AirPods sit atop the sales charts. In order to compete in terms of cost, companies have i... → Read More

Master & Dynamic's MW07 Plus are much-improved true wireless earbuds

Master & Dynamic has a stellar reputation for great-sounding headphones, and its set of first true wireless earbuds, the MW07, was no exception. Despite tha... → Read More

Beats' Solo Pro headphones feature Pure ANC and always-on Siri

If you wanted active noise cancellation (ANC) on a pair of Beats headphones, you had one choice: the Studio3 Wireless ($349.95). That changes today. The Solo Pr... → Read More

The Pakt Coffee Kit is a nearly perfect pour-over solution for travel

For the last three years, I've tried in vain to put together a travel coffee kit for CES. Because we're in Las Vegas for so long, I really want the comforts of... → Read More

ESPN+ was already an insane deal, now it has the Bundesliga

The dust had just settled from Bayern Munich's 7-2 thumping of Tottenham when ESPN made arguably its biggest ESPN+ announcement to date. Starting with the 2020... → Read More

How to buy a soundbar in 2019

It's no secret that the built-in speakers in most TVs are trash. They don't project enough sound out to the front so you can hear well -- especially s... → Read More

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC block noise while you feel the bass

At $319.99, the Skullcandy Crusher ANC isn't the bargain you'd expect, but it does fill a void in the company's lineup. → Read More

Popular podcast app Pocket Casts is now available for free

We're big fans of Pocket Casts here at Engadget. The podcast app is arguably the best option for listening to the regular episodic content, keeping them all org... → Read More

Blue's Yeti X microphone comes with everything you need to sound like a pro

Blue's latest USB mic makes things easy for streamers and podcasters. It ships next month for $169.99. → Read More

Recommended Reading: The redesigned WWE Network

WWE Network 2.0: How WWE rebuilt its streaming service after a split with Disney Chris Welch, The Verge After a flashy reveal at CES a few years ago, the WWE... → Read More

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless review

Sennheiser nailed the audio on the new Momentum Wireless, but other areas needed more attention. → Read More

Now is the time to buy true wireless earbuds

Almost four years ago, Bragi burst on the scene with what seemed a crazy idea: true wireless earbuds that also had on-board storage, activity tracking, heart... → Read More

Audio-Technica's $99 true wireless earbuds sound amazing

Audio-Technica is no stranger to the true wireless game, and at IFA this week, the company debuted two new models. For me, the $99 ATH-CK3TW is the more compell... → Read More

Sony's WI-1000XM2 wireless earbuds caters to the neckband crowd

Sony's 1000XM3 duo offers stellar sound and powerful noise cancellation in both over-ear and true wireless options. The 1000X line also includes a set of neckba... → Read More

Sony’s headphone app will soon analyze your ears for 360 audio

Back at CES, Sony unveiled 360 Reality Audio, a new standard/format/ecosystem for immersive sound on headphones and speakers. The headphone demo at CE... → Read More

The first Braun speakers in 28 years are unexpectedly modern

The design won't please everyone, but Braun returns with Google Assistant, Chromecast, AirPlay 2 and more. → Read More

Jabra's Elite 75t true wireless earbuds are smaller and last longer

I haven't been shy about my affinity for Jabra's Elite 65t. They're solid all-around true wireless earbuds and they cost significantly less than a lot of the co... → Read More

Sennheiser's new Momentum headphones are improved, but still pricey

The third generation of Sennheiser's over-ear headphones are available now for $399.95 (€399). → Read More

Watch ASUS' IFA 2019 event in under 10 minutes

ASUS hosted its IFA 2019 press event at 7AM ET this morning. We don't blame you if you were still sleeping, or on your way to work, and missed it. Lucky f... → Read More

Plantronics' new headphone lineup includes three true wireless options

Plantronics' latest BackBeats headphones offer true wireless, sport and traditional wireless models. → Read More