Samsung app confirms new earbuds will be called Galaxy Buds Live and feature noise cancellation

Patrick

We’ve seen plenty of pictures of Samsung’s new bean-shaped earbuds, but an early update to Samsung’s Galaxy Buds companion app has confirmed nearly all the details about the upcoming headphones, including the official Galaxy Buds Live name and support for active noise cancellation.

The app also shows a brief guide on how to wear the uniquely shaped earbuds and shows that the earbuds will have touch controls (set to toggle active noise cancellation by default), which can also be disabled if you don’t like touch controls. The app shows off a Find My Earbuds setting and equalizer options —

We should talk about Halo Infinite’s not quite next-gen premiere

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Enlarge / Does this fight between Master Chief and new character “the pilot” bear any resemblance to quarrels between Microsoft and Halo Infinite‘s development team?

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On Thursday, I quickly consumed and reported on the first “gameplay” reveal of Halo Infinite, the long-awaited sequel slated to launch this holiday on Xbox Series X. I’ll admit, I really liked what I saw at first blush. Its combat, movement, and weapon impact struck a clever balance between the glory of Halo 3 and the uneven-but-ambitious experiments of later sequels. (At least, as much as a five-minute sequence

OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 review: A sequel done right

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The OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 afford huge improvements over the first-gen wireless earbuds, and are more premium than the new Bullets Wireless Z. Sound quality is phenomenal thanks to the updated drivers and aptX HD support. Let’s see how the Bullets Wireless 2 stand compared to the rest of the OnePlus earphone line.

Editor’s note: This OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 review was updated on July 24, 2020, to make note of how the neckbuds compare to the OnePlus Buds true wireless earphones.

What is the OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 like?

OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2: The shortcut button and lit LED.

The shortcut button sits next to the LED indicator,

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