Apple patent could make it impossible to put headphones on wrong

It's been rumored that Apple has been working on a pair of over-ear headphones for some time now. While the company hasn't revealed any details, a recently approved patent may provide a glimpse into Apple's plans. The patent, titled "System and metho...

Trump will reportedly spare Apple products from latest China tariffs

If you were scrambling to buy the latest Apple Watch out of concern that Trump's next round of tariffs could lead to price hikes, you can likely relax. Bloomberg sources have claimed that the new tariffs don't affect a technology category that cover...

Apple’s HomePod speaker will make and receive phone calls

We haven't heard much about Apple's HomePod speaker since it added multi-room support in May, three months after it launched in the US. Up until then, the device hadn't received much flair due to the lack of features that other smart speakers have ou...

Galaxy Home is Samsung’s Bixby-powered smart speaker

Samsung has been developing a speaker based on its own digital assistant, Bixby, for a while. But today, we're getting our first look at it. During its Galaxy Note 9 event in New York City, the company finally revealed the Galaxy Home smart speaker,...

The nine speakers we recommend in our back-to-school guide

Though our back-to-school guide includes plenty of headphones, we threw in just as many speakers. Whether you intend to host a few parties or just want the convenience of a smart speaker, we found a number of models that we feel earn their space in y...

AirPlay 2 makes Sonos the best audio option for most iPhone owners

For a long time, Sonos was only capable of streaming music to its speakers through a proprietary app, but that's changed in the last few years. After working with music services like Spotify and Pandora, users can stay in those apps and stream music...