Samsung Dials In SRS for Better Audio on Its Phones
Samsung has licensed technology from SRS Labs that should improve the quality of audio and video playback on its mobile phones. Specifically, Samsung licensed SRS Circle Surround Headphone, SRS WOW HD and SRS VIP+. The licenses will allow Samsung to offer simulated 5.1 surround sound through headphones, as well as better bass response and clarity of high frequencies. Samsung will also use SRS' voice and noise-cancellation technology to improve the clarity and quality of phone calls.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Jun 21, 2017
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
OnePlus Intros USB-C Bullets Headphones As It Prepares to Drop the Headphone Jack
Sep 13, 2018
OnePlus today announced a new pair of wired headphones for its smartphones. The Type-C Bullets have been re-engineered to produce the right balance between in-ear comfort and high-quality sound.
Sony's Xperia Ear Duo Headphones Up for Preorder for $280
May 1, 2018
Sony Mobile said U.S. consumers can preorder its Xperia Ear Duo wireless headphones beginning today for $280.
LG Promises the V30 Will 'Delight Ears Everywhere' with New Hi-Fi Powers
Aug 28, 2017
LG today said its forthcoming V30 flagship handset will be its most advanced device yet when it comes to audio reproduction and recording. To start, the phone adopts a 32-bit advanced hi-fi quad DAC from ESS Technology.
JBL Headphones First to Use USB Type-C with HTC 10
HTC and JBL today announced a pair of headphones optimized for the HTC 10 smartphone. What's unique about these headphones is they are among the first to use the USB-C connector, rather than standard 3.5mm headphone jack, to connect with the HTC 10.