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Top 5 Benefits of Lightning Cable Headphones

Yes, it is NOT all doom and gloom when it comes to the new lightning headphones. Sure, from the cynics perspective, removing the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 is just another way for Apple to lock users into it’s ecosystem of expensive aluminum-finished products. Now it turns out the iPhone 8, X, XS, XS Max and XR all are

Kingston Bolt 3

Kingston Bolt 3.0 USB and Lightning Memory Stick

Memory…it’s something none of us can ever get enough of. From internal device storage to cloud storage to the trusty, if not all too often misplaced memory stick. Well, perhaps “stick” isn’t the best word to describe Kingston’s Bolt 3.0 thumb drive. Because the Bolt 3.0 does double duty as both a traditional USB-memory stick as well as a Lightning-tipped

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Belkin BoostCharge USB-C to Lightning Cable

CES has always been a heck of an event, as CES always is. From Samsungs tidal wave of curved ultra HD screens to other smaller, more humble, yet equally impressive tech, like the Belkin’s all new BoostCharge USB-C to Lightning cable. Yes, Belkin has released a MFi (that’s official Apple manufacturer approved) cable that on one end is a USB-C

qi options reviewed

Best Qi Wireless Chargers for New Apple Products

Wireless is the way of the future. We’ve already said a painful goodbye to wired headphones when we lost our old friend the 3.4mm headphone jack. Now how we charge our iPhones, watches, Airpods and iPads is changing as well. Instead of having to dig out your old frayed Lightning cable you can simply put your Apple device on top

Apple W2 Chip

One Chip To Rule Them All: Understanding Apple’s W1 Chip

Apple uses many different types of chips for their various mobile devices. Chips are categorized by a single letter. A-series chipsets are designated “Systems on Chip” or SoC for short and are ARM-based processing cores (CPUs). These form the brain of iPhones, iPads, iPod Touch and Apple TVs. S-series chips are “System in Package” or SiP processors. System refers to

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Why The Dongle Shouldn’t Be The Best Selling Apple Accessory

Big waves were made in the tech sphere this week when Joshua Fruhlinger and Andrew Thompson from Ceros released a very beautiful visual report announcing that Apple’s much-hated Lightning-to-3.5mm headphone adapter (dongle) was actually their best selling product. Which is odd, because if you weren’t told as much you’d assume people absolutely hate the headphone dongle… The dongle isn’t the

Q Adapt Review

Best Headphone Options For iPhone XS, Max & 11 Pro

Well, another year and another incremental evolution for Apple’s iPhones. Whether you are blown away or disappointed, there is no denying the new 2019 iPhone XS, Max, and 11 Pro are solid upgrades from last years first every X model. This is a common theme in technology: the first iteration is rarely the best. The 2017 iPhone X featured a whole

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Apple Pushing Headphone Jack Into Extinction With New iPad Pro, iPhones

It’s been a few years now since Apple took the “brave step” to remove the much beloved, and much mourned 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.. but we still don’t have a great audio solution outside of Bluetooth… Since the dropping of the much loved 3.5mm jack, manufacturers have responded by releasing a

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How To Make Wired Headphones Wireless With Bluetooth Transmitters

Whether you have already dropped a big pile of cash on your expensive earphones or you just don’t like any of the Lightning connected options currently on market, getting a Bluetooh headphone adapter helps you bridge the awkward transition time between headphone jack iPhones and the headphone jack-less iPhone 7. What is a bluetooth headphone adaptor exactly? Well, they are

AudioQuest Dragonfly

Audioquest Dragonfly Series: Best Micro-DACs?

Do you love high quality audio? Do you work a lot from a laptop? Do you hate big bulky amplifiers and DACs? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then the Dragonfly USB DAC might be just the thing for you. The All-Time Champion Of Laptop Micro DACs Lightning Cans is dedicated to the pursuit of a purer

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Nuraphones Reviewed – World’s Smartest Lightning Cans?

We are a little obsessed with headphones, in case it wasn’t already obvious. The difference between stock Apple earpods and a pair of quality headphones can mean the difference between life and death, for your ears! Apple dropped the ball big time by removing the analog headphone jack and thinking “Airpods” were a satisfactory replacement. They were wrong. Fortunately for

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Revolutionary Vinci Smart Headphones Compared

As we predicted immediately after the news that rocked the world that Apple was dropping the headphone jack, the world of headphones is getting quite interesting. With a fragmented connector type market and new advances in “smart headphone” technology there are an every increasing dazzling variety of new headphones to review. Well, tech startup Vinci, which in Italian translates roughly

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New Report: People Still Unhappy About Loss of Headphone Jack

  A new report published by Phonearena would seem to indicate that over a year since Apple took the “brave” step of removing the 3.5mm headphone jack people are STILL quite disgruntled. Phonearena.com asked people “Which current smartphone trend to you hate the most? Out of nearly 3,000 people who completed the poll over 52% said that would be “The

isine LX

iSINE LX is Audeze’s Most Affordable Planar Magnetic In-Ear Yet!

Audeze, the company whose biggest claim to fame is being one of biggest headphone companies high-end to offer planar magnetic technology, not just in over-ear form but in in-ear form as well. While we’ve been fascinated by previous offerings from Audeze, specifically the Audeze Sines, which are some of the most impressive and stylish lightning-capable headphones on the market. Audeze

Capri lightning cable

Lightning Gear from Advanced AcousticWerkes

For those who don’t know, Advanced AcousticWerkers, more commonly just referred to as AAW, is a Singaporean-based high-end audio company famous for their high-end IEMs and innovative, crowdfunded Capri cable. The Capri is a Hi-res lightning cable with built in DAC and amplifier that connects lightning-only Apple devices to IEMs and CIEMs via MMCX/2Pin ports. In short, AAW makes it