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Outdoor Tech Rhinos: Rugged Headphones at CES 2017

Good audio isn’t just for indoor conditions. Outdoor Tech is a California based company making rugged lifestyle gear. We got to take a look at the Rhino Headphones, durable water resistant cans designed for an active lifestyle.

OnePlus 3T Real Audio Review: One step forward, one step sideways?

Taking a quick listen to this end of year refresh, OnePlus is making some exciting moves with this phone. More powerful, bigger battery, but what about audio performance? Do we see (hear) the same attention to refinement? Here’s the full scoop on what your ears will get with the OnePlus 3T!

Huawei Mate 9 Real Audio Review: BIG phone, small sound?

Pocketnow’s Real Audio Review gives you the full scoop on what our phones can do with headphone and speaker playback. The Huawei Mate 9 is a BIG phone, but does that mean we get BIG audio? Let’s take a listen!

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Google Pixel XL Real Audio Review: Not up to HTC standards…

When it was announced that HTC would be manufacturing Google’s newest phone, we smartphone audio snobs were all hoping we’d see (hear) the same great sound quality we’ve come to expect from HTC. We’ve been testing the phone, and we’re now ready to report what we’ve seen (heard) on the Pixel XL!

Comparing the Fiio K1 USB DAC to a smartphone

We recently produced our first Real Audio Review, and we got MANY questions and comments regarding our testing procedure. Let’s answer some of those questions, and look at a USB headphone DAC we’ll be using for future comparisons!

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#SGGQA25: BIG STORAGE, Bone Conduction Audio, and the New Years Contest is Wrapping Up!

I finally got off my butt and got a MUCH bigger back up solution for all my photos and videos. We’re also chatting about bone conduction audio, and we’re quickly wrapping up my New Year, New You fitness gear contest! Make sure you’re charged and ready! It’s Podcast Time!

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New Year, New You Contest: Fitness Accessories Giveaway! FitBit Charge and LG Tone Active Headphones!

Let’s work together to make our New Year’s resolutions happen! I’m giving away a FitBit Charge, an LG Tone Active BT Headset, and a CoolGear beverage infuser courtesy of my pals at AT&T! Check out the contest widget below for more details on how you can win some cool gear to get your 2016 started off right!

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New Year, New You Contest: Fitness Accessories Giveaway! FitBit Charge and LG Tone Active Headphones!

Deaf Youtuber Hears Music Better with AfterShokz Bone Conduction Headphones

I’m a big fan of AfterShokz headphones. Bone conduction is a terrific technology, and the Bluez 2 might just be the safest headphones you can wear outdoors.

vishal playing violinI recently got a message from a young Youtuber named Vishal who posts videos of himself playing piano and violin. He’s a remarkable young man, a talented musician who was born with a condition called Microtia and Aural Atresia, which means he was born without ear canals.

Doctors told his parents he would be deaf and mute, but Vishal’s father introduced him to music at a fairly young age, and thanks to bone conduction hearing aids, he participates in school much like a hearing child might.

After watching one of my reviews on AfterShokz headphones, his father thought they would be worth a try to see if they would be an improvement over the hearing aid he has worn most of his life.

They documented their unboxing and first impressions of the AfterShokz M3 Headphones which you can watch below.