Bose SoundSport Free Review

Bose Soundsport Free

While splurging for a pair of true wireless in-ear headphones sounds like a great idea, it’s harder to find a good experience when you actually get to testing buds out. Wouldn’t you know it, but it’s difficult for manufacturers to pack excellent audio equipment with a Bluetooth receiver into a small earbud casing.

This is an even harder balance to appreciate for earbuds for athletes. These buds have to be comfortable and functional, all without ballooning in size.

The Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Earbuds are the latest attempt to balance all of these aspects. Though they’re pricey they do have a lot of excellent qualities to justify every dollar. While there’s nothing revolutionary about the earbuds, all of its features have been designed with intent.

JBL Xtreme 2 Review

JBL Xtreme 2 Styling

The original JBL Xtreme released in 2015 was a smash hit and became JBL’s most popular portable Bluetooth speaker. It sounded great, it was versatile, and it was super durable.

It’s for good reason then that it’s sequel — the JBL Xtreme 2 — has been hotly anticipated. But is it as good as the original Xtreme and should you consider upgrading to the new version?