JBL unveils their newest collection of headphones for every lifestyle

Find the sound that fits your style




JBL is a household name for a good reason — tried-and-tested in terms of sound quality. For more than 70 years, JBL has always been the go-to audio equipment in delivering good music that lifts up our mood. That being said, you’ve most likely heard the signature sound of JBL speakers in concert halls, cinemas, clubs, party venues and your friend’s home.

The company just showcased their latest offerings of true wireless headphones with active noise cancellation technology. With these, you can enjoy listening to your favorite songs the way you want. Whatever you do and wherever you are, there is a JBL true wireless headphones that fits you.

JBL Reflect Mini NC TWS

Keep the adrenaline for workouts by blasting tunes that pump you up. With an IPX7 waterproof rating, these pair of true wireless in-ear headphones will endure your toughest workout sessions.

JBL Endurance Peak II

As the name suggests, this can be your companion for intense workouts.

UA True Wireless Streak

Crafted for athletes pushing the limits, this pair of buds features Sport Flex Fit ear tips that provide comfortable and secure fit.

JBL Live 460NC

Adaptive Noise Cancelling technology helps you focus more on what you’re listening. This pair of headphones is perfect for content creators and digital creatives.


JBL Live 660NC

Multi-task while getting motivated with the 40mm drivers that pack a punch to get you in the zone.

JBL Live Pro+ TWS

For professionals with a fast-paced lifestyle, the Live Pro+ is a reliable tool that connects you to your world.

JBL Live Free NC+ TWS

A pair that you can bring anywhere without having to worry about the weather. Just grab it and go.


The JBL Tune 510BT, JBL Tune 660NC, JBL Tune 225 TWS and JBL Tune 115 TWC are suitable for students and hobbyists looking for true wireless headphones that would allow them to move freely in their own personal space.

Whether you’ll use for accomplishing tasks or you just want to shut out the world, there is a pair of JBL headphones perfect for you.

All models, except for the JBL Endurance Peak II, are expected to be available in all JBL stores by the second week of June, 2021.


Qualcomm officially launches Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Coming first late 2021



A few days ago, Qualcomm officially confirmed a coming name change for its ubiquitous Snapdragon chipset series. Of course, though Qualcomm already announced the change, the company did not reveal the new naming scheme. Now, the mystery is gone. Welcome, the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.

Sporting a new coat of paint, the chipset touts an improved 5G modem, the X65 5G. According to the company, the modem can reportedly reach 10Gbps in download speeds. It can also connect to the emerging Wi-Fi 6 standard, allowing up to 3.6Gbps in download speeds. The upper limit won’t mean much in today’s still-young 5G global network. However, it does mean much for the chipset’s longevity.

In the camera department, the chipset sports an 18-bit processor which can supposedly process 4,000 times more data than its predecessor. It can support up to three 36-megapixel cameras simultaneously. It can shoot up to 8K HDR footage at 30 frames per second, UHD footage at 120 frames per second, or slow-mo 720p videos at 960 frames per second.

Qualcomm didn’t specifically indicate how much the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 differs from the Snapdragon 888 in the performance department. However, it will once again focus on the future of AI. Features that use AI will reportedly get a boost going forward.

According to the company, the first smartphones with the chipset will launch sometime by the end of the year. As expected, more smartphones will come out next year in 2022.

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Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

Successors named



Twitter’s Jack Dorsey has been as much of a staple for the social media network as Mark Zuckerberg has for Facebook. However, as followers of Apple and Microsoft can attest to, long-standing figureheads of tech can change in an instant. Twitter is suddenly undergoing just that sort of shakeup. In a surprise announcement, Dorsey has announced that he is stepping down as Twitter CEO.

On-brand for his eccentric personality, Dorsey tweeted out the internal email detailing his resignation from his post. According to the email, Dorsey now feels that it is time to transition the company from a “founder-led” system to something potentially greater. He, along with other members of the board, has already appointed successors for his position.

First, now-former Twitter CTO Parag Agrawal will serve as the company’s CEO effective immediately. Agarwal was formerly an engineer with Twitter but has since led the company through several key decisions beside Dorsey.

Secondly, Bret Taylor, a member of Twitter’s board, will eventually serve as the new chairman. Dorsey will still serve the rest of this term until around May. Between now and the end of his term, Dorsey will help both new leaders transition into their new positions.

Though Dorsey’s announcement has a sense of intensity, this isn’t the first time that the Twitter founder exited his position. Back in 2008, he left his post for a time before returning to helm the company again in 2015. Only time will tell whether this current resignation will stick and what role he will transition into now. Regardless, it’s a new era for Twitter.

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Dimensity 9000 will reportedly cost double its predecessor

Same with Snapdragon, reportedly



The end of the year often means the latest generation of smartphone chipsets. Qualcomm and MediaTek, two of the world’s top chipset makers, launch the latest flagship series that will power the following year’s slate of smartphones. Qualcomm already teased a rebranding with their upcoming launch. Now, we have a few more details about MediaTek’s recently launched Dimensity 9000.

Recently, MediaTek launched its next flagship chipset series. The Dimensity 9000 promises impressive performance that can allegedly topple its predecessor’s performance, the Dimensity 1200. However, a promise like that can come with its drawbacks.

Via GizChina, the Dimensity 9000 will reportedly cost double of its predecessor. Though the report does not give actual specifics, it is likely that a more expensive price tag for the processor also comes with an increase in price for the flagship smartphones that it will come with. Next year’s smartphones might come a lot costlier because of the chipset.

If anything, the report also states that the upcoming Snapdragon flagship chipset will also have a higher price tag when it launches soon. As such, most flagships might indeed have higher price tags next year.

Both chipsets have not made their ways to an actual smartphone yet. However, the Snapdragon and Dimensity series do have the most ubiquitous brands for a chipset. If the report does come to pass, we might have to bid our wallets adieu next year.

SEE ALSO: MediaTek announces new Dimensity 9000 chipset

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