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Oppo Find X review: Finding space

by David Imel June 19, 20180 comments
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Pop-up cameras: Which does it better, the Vivo Nex or Oppo Find X?

by Oliver Cragg 7 hours ago0 comments
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After a week with YouTube Music, my heart is still with Spotify

by Duncan Elder 4 hours ago0 comments
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Spec showdown: Oppo Find X vs the competition

by Mitja Rutnik June 20, 20180 comments
18 articles

The OnePlus 6 boasts nifty Dirac audio enhancements

Not only does the OnePlus 6 have a headphone jack, but it has under-the-hood audio enhancements to boost both speaker and headphone quality too.
by Robert TriggsJune 14, 2018

Qualcomm brings Broadcast Audio to the Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm is bringing its one-to-many Broadcast Audio system to its Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, in addition to its range of wireless audio SoCs.
by Robert TriggsFebruary 21, 2018

What you need to know about Dolby Atmos sound

Dolby Atmos promises superior surround sound audio for commercial and home cinemas, but what benefits does it have for compatible smartphones?
by Robert TriggsJanuary 17, 2018

Why having no headphone jack is a good idea

The day when the headphone jack disappears may be sad for some, but lead tech writer Rob sees a beautiful USB future for audiophiles.
by Robert TriggsOctober 14, 2017
 
 

Does the future of audio remain tied to mobile?

The smartphone may have replaced the MP3 player, but are phones about to be made obsolete my new audio technologies or will they stick around?
by Robert TriggsSeptember 15, 2017

LG V30 – what’s new in Audio?

The LG V30 sports a number of impressive premium features, but the company has paid extra attention to the quality of the phone's audio setup. Here's the breakdown.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 1, 2017

AptX HD – what is it and why should I care?

Qualcomm's aptX HD technology is appearing in more smartphones, so what differences does it makes to Bluetooth audio quality?
by Robert TriggsAugust 30, 2017

How Oreo is better than Nougat: Audio

Android 8.0 Oreo is here boasting plenty of changes, and here's how the audio situation has been improved over Android 7.0 Nougat.
by Robert TriggsAugust 23, 2017

What you need to know about Sony’s LDAC

Sony's LDAC Bluetooth codec boasts three times the speed of SBC, while supporting 24-bit 96 kHz Hi-Res music files. Here's how Sony is doing it.
by Robert TriggsAugust 22, 2017

What’s the situation with Bluetooth audio?

Bluetooth audio gets a bad rep for offering inferior quality sounding music and suffering from questionable connection problems. But is this reputation fairly deserved?
by Robert TriggsMarch 8, 2017
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