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Robert Triggs

Editor with a BSc (Hons) in Sound Engineering and years of experience using, repairing, and building gear. Audio is in my blood.

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Active noise-canceling (ANC) technology types explained

ANC headphones are everywhere these days, but they aren't all built the same. Here's everything you need to know about the different types of noise-canceling technology.
by Robert TriggsJanuary 20, 2020
 
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What is LE Audio and LC3, the latest in Bluetooth audio?

Bluetooth SIG announced a wave of new Bluetooth audio technologies as part of LE Audio, including an improved LC3 codec.
by Robert TriggsJanuary 13, 2020
 
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Best earbuds of 2019

If you're always on the move, earbuds are your best friend.
by Robert TriggsDecember 30, 201923
 
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What is a DSP?

A DSP or digital signal processor is at the heart of almost all modern audio equipment. Here's everything you need to know about DSPs.
by Robert TriggsDecember 20, 2019
 
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What is dither, and is it still relevant in the Hi-Res audio age?

Dither is probably a concept that few in the audio space, besides producers and audio engineers, understand too much about, but it's still super important.
by Robert TriggsNovember 8, 2019
 
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What you think you know about bit-depth is probably wrong

In the modern age of audio, you can't move for mention of "Hi-Res" and 24 bit-depth "Studio Quality" music, but does anyone understand what that actually means?
by Robert TriggsJuly 16, 2019
 
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The future of Bluetooth audio: Major changes coming later this year

Higher quality music, lower latency, and multi-channel speakers are the likely features of a next-gen Bluetooth audio architecture.
by Robert TriggsJuly 3, 2019
 
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What is MPEG-H?

Everything you need to know about this 3D audio standard
by Robert TriggsJune 21, 2019
 

Fnatic React Review

The Fnatic React gaming headset is the famous Esports organization’s first foray into gaming ready. Does it compete?

6 days ago
 

Teenage Engineering x IKEA Frekvens Speaker review

A modular speaker by the people who make modular synths.

1 week ago
 
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Best audiophile cables—facts and fictions explained

You've just bought a swanky new pair of headphones or speakers, but how to make the most of them? Would an expensive cable help?
by Robert TriggsJune 14, 2019
 
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Android’s Bluetooth latency needs a serious overhaul

Bluetooth latency for audio has been a long-running problem, but the Android ecosystem is largely to blame.
by Robert TriggsApril 5, 2019
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