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Stop trying to kill the headphone jack

Over a year ago, I wrote about how phone makers were starting to do away with headphone jacks. I’ve seen this unfortunate trend – which I hoped would just be a passing fad – continue to plague devices well into 2017, and it looks like we’re still in danger of losing one of the most essential features our phones have to offer today.We’ve tested a wide range of phones over the past year, and found that a number of premium handsets like the the iPhone 7, the Essential Phone and Xiaomi’s Mi 6...

Readers' Choice Awards 2017: Headphones and Speakers

Your speakers and headphones of choice may say a lot about you and your tastes. Do you choose the most basic, utilitarian option? Do you select one with a recognizable logo? If so, do you do so because of the sound quality or the prestige? Or is your choice purely about getting the best audio for your buck?Regardless of your motivations, this month's PCMag Readers' Choice Award survey will help you figure out which brands do the best job delighting their users and which leave them...

Beats by Dr. Dre Launches Its Most Advanced Headphone, Beats Studio3 Wireless, Delivering an Incredible Sound Solution for Noise-Canceling Headphones

[September 04, 2017] Beats by Dr. Dre (Beats), the leading global premium headphone brand co-founded by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, today unveils the new Beats Studio3 Wireless. With a host of powerful features and capabilities, Beats Studio3 Wireless brings the best audio experience to the noise-canceling headphone market. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: ...

Readers' Choice Awards 2017: Headphones and Speakers

Your speakers and headphones of choice may say a lot about you and your tastes. Do you choose the most basic, utilitarian option? Do you select one with a recognizable logo? If so, do you do so because of the sound quality or the prestige? Or is your choice purely about getting the best audio for your buck?Regardless of your motivations, this month's PCMag Readers' Choice Award survey will help you figure out which brands do the best job delighting their users and which leave them...