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Is the low-cost version of Apple AirPods Pro already here?

08 Apr 2020

Is the low-cost version of Apple AirPods Pro already here?

Apple is gearing up to expand its range of audio products with a pair of new earbuds called the AirPods X and a set of premium over-ear headphones.

Samsung launches new truly wireless earbuds (not in India)

06 Apr 2020

Samsung launches new truly wireless earbuds (not in India)

As part of its premium audio products brand called AKG, Samsung has launched a pair of new truly wireless earbuds.

Sony launches WF-XB700 earbuds and ANC-equipped WH-CH710N headphones

04 Apr 2020

Sony launches WF-XB700 earbuds and ANC-equipped WH-CH710N headphones

Expanding its range of audio products, Sony has launched a pair of new earbuds and headphones.

Qualcomm introduces new chipsets and audio tech for wireless earbuds

27 Mar 2020

Qualcomm introduces new chipsets and audio tech for wireless earbuds

Qualcomm has introduced a couple of new processors and audio technologies that will improve the connectivity, sound quality, and battery life in some of the upcoming truly wireless earbuds.

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 v/s Apple AirPods Pro

23 Mar 2020

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 v/s Apple AirPods Pro

Sennheiser has drawn the battle lines as it looks to take on Apple's AirPods Pro with its upgraded Momentum True Wireless 2.

Sennheiser takes on Apple's AirPods Pro with ANC-enabled Momentum earbuds

15 Mar 2020

Sennheiser takes on Apple's AirPods Pro with ANC-enabled Momentum earbuds

As a follow up to its highly-rated Momentum True Wireless earphones, Sennheiser has launched the Momentum True Wireless 2 earbuds.

Samsung Galaxy Buds+ vs Apple AirPods Pro: Which is better?

14 Feb 2020

Samsung Galaxy Buds+ vs Apple AirPods Pro: Which is better?

Alongside the latest Galaxy S20 smartphones and the folding Z Flip, Samsung also introduced Galaxy Buds+, the upgraded version of Galaxy Buds.

Samsung to offer free Galaxy Buds+ with S20+, S20-Ultra pre-orders

26 Jan 2020

Samsung to offer free Galaxy Buds+ with S20+, S20-Ultra pre-orders

Samsung's latest S20 series flagship smartphones, arriving on February 11, will be available with an attractive pre-order offer.

AirPods Pro users report poor noise cancellation after software updates

19 Jan 2020

AirPods Pro users report poor noise cancellation after software updates

Some AirPods Pro users are experiencing degraded noise cancellation performance, which seems to have become more noticeable with subsequent firmware updates.

These Louis Vuitton wireless earbuds cost an eye-watering $1,090

19 Jan 2020

These Louis Vuitton wireless earbuds cost an eye-watering $1,090

French fashion house Louis Vuitton, known for its luxury products and accessories, has launched a pair of new truly wireless buds called the Horizon Wireless Earphones.

Apple AirPods Pro v/s Beats Powerbeats Pro: Which is better?

18 Nov 2019

Apple AirPods Pro v/s Beats Powerbeats Pro: Which is better?

With good battery life, ease of wireless charging, improved wearability, and great sound output, the newly launched Apple AirPods Pro seems to be a direct competition to the company's very own performance-oriented Powerbeats Pro earbuds.

Apple AirPods Pro now available in India at Rs. 25,000

13 Nov 2019

Apple AirPods Pro now available in India at Rs. 25,000

Apple AirPods Pro, which went official in the US last month, has finally become available in India starting today.

Apple AirPods Pro with Android phone: Good, bad and ugly

09 Nov 2019

Apple AirPods Pro with Android phone: Good, bad and ugly

With features like active noise cancellation, adaptive music equalizer, high-quality sound output, and great battery life, the Apple AirPods Pro is surely one of the best wireless earbuds you can buy today.

Apple AirPods Pro v/s AirPods: What has changed?

03 Nov 2019

Apple AirPods Pro v/s AirPods: What has changed?

Apple has quietly launched the AirPods Pro as an upgraded version of its popular wireless earbuds, the AirPods.

Apple's AirPods Pro charging case could look like this

26 Oct 2019

Apple's AirPods Pro charging case could look like this

The next-generation of Apple's wireless earphones, likely to be called AirPods Pro, have once again been leaked.

Apple to launch new AirPods Pro later this month: Report

19 Oct 2019

Apple to launch new AirPods Pro later this month: Report

The next-generation of AirPods, Apple's wireless earphones, could launch as soon as this month. According to China Economic Daily, the new AirPods "will be unveiled at the end of October" with a new "Pro" moniker.

AirPods 2 to feature an improved design, suggests iOS 13.2

06 Oct 2019

AirPods 2 to feature an improved design, suggests iOS 13.2

Apple's AirPods might be the most popular truly wireless earbuds, but they don't seem to fit everyone. However, the next iteration of AirPods (most likely to be called AirPods 2) may get some design tweaks to offer improved wearability.

Anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Mandela dies at 81

03 Apr 2018

Anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Mandela dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died on Monday, triggering an outpouring of tributes to one of the country's defining and most divisive figures.

I-T raids the controversial Gupta brothers' premises in India

07 Mar 2018

I-T raids the controversial Gupta brothers' premises in India

Less than a month after South African (SA) police raided the home of the controversial Indian-origin Gupta family, the Indian I-T department has now raided their premises in various locations.

400% rise in drug cases in Goa in one year

03 Mar 2018

400% rise in drug cases in Goa in one year

Amid a hard stance adopted by the Goa government, there has been a steep increase in registration of drug cases.

Mumbai: Three drug peddlers arrested; Rs. 2.1-lakh-worth drugs seized

03 Mar 2018

Mumbai: Three drug peddlers arrested; Rs. 2.1-lakh-worth drugs seized

The Mumbai Police's Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) has arrested three persons, including two foreign nationals, with drugs in South Mumbai.

South African Prez Jacob Zuma resigns amid corruption scandal

15 Feb 2018

South African Prez Jacob Zuma resigns amid corruption scandal

South African President Jacob Zuma resigned yesterday after years of battling corruption allegations.

South Africa's Zuma crisis: Indian-origin Guptas raided by police

14 Feb 2018

South Africa's Zuma crisis: Indian-origin Guptas raided by police

On February 14, the South African Hawks police unit raided the home of the controversial Gupta family based on allegations that they had inappropriate links with President Jacob Zuma. This was part of the corruption and influence peddling investigations against Zuma.

#DefenseDiaries: Why are the Andaman & Nicobar Islands strategically important?

25 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: Why are the Andaman & Nicobar Islands strategically important?

The Indian military conducted a major exercise in the Andaman & Nicobar (A&N) Islands from November 20 to 24.

South African SC: Corruption charges against Zuma can be reinstated

13 Oct 2017

South African SC: Corruption charges against Zuma can be reinstated

The Supreme Court of Appeal in South Africa has upheld a High Court ruling that paves the way to reinstating the hundreds of corruption charges filed against President Jacob Zuma.

Actor Koena Mitra gets obscene calls, files sexual harassment case

02 Aug 2017

Actor Koena Mitra gets obscene calls, files sexual harassment case

Bollywood actor-model Koena Mitra registered a sexual-harassment case after receiving obscene calls from a stranger.

Jacob Zuma survives another turbulent year

11 Nov 2016

Jacob Zuma survives another turbulent year

Jacob Zuma, the South African President, sailed through another no-confidence motion brought against his government yesterday.