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Here are the coolest things we saw at IFA 2018

IFA has come and gone, and we’ve had a few weeks to settle in and collect our thoughts on everything that was shown off at the conference. It’s not always a mobile-heavy event, but that doesn’t mean you don’t see companies pull …

AptX Adaptive is Qualcomm’s new Bluetooth audio codec which compresses audio at a variable bitrate

Almost all of the manufacturers have been rushing to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from their devices since 2016. While some of us may agree that wireless is really the future of technology, it still has a big flaw: quality isn’t as good and as consistent a wired connection. Users of wireless headphones often encounter

Google Won’t Add Support for aptX on the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

With Android O, Google added support for more Bluetooth audio codecs such as Sony’s LDAC as well as Qualcomm’s aptX and aptX HD to enable high-quality bluetooth audio streaming on supported devices. If you’re on an Android O Developer Preview, you can find an option to choose between various Bluetooth audio codecs under Developer Options.