Sony is offering discounts on its popular wireless headphones and earbuds. The flagship WH-1000XM5 is down to $348, and the previous-generation WH-1000XM4 can be purchased for $278. In-ear headphones, the WF-1000XM4, are priced at $198, and the LinkBuds S is worth a look at $128.
💸 The flagship WH-1000XM5 is on sale for $348, $50 off the noise-cancelling pair’s typical price. The XM5s have a powerful active noise cancellation, 30-hour battery life, and come with useful software features like “Speak-to-Chat.” 💸 The previous-generation WH-1000XM4 is available at its current deal price of $278, which is $70 less than usual. The XM4s have most of the same features as the XM5s but are a little bulkier and have a worse mic for phone calls.💸 The WF-1000XM4 in-ear headphones are down to $198, $70 off the list price for the top pick in the best wireless earbuds guide. The LinkBuds S, which are smaller and lighter, are also worth a look at $128.
Uber will start showing video ads up to 90 seconds long in its apps, which will be muted by default, within the next week. Ads will be displayed while waiting for a ride, during transit, after placing an order in Uber Eats, and in search results. Tablets with ads will also be placed in some Uber vehicles. Users will be able to opt out of ad targeting based on demographic data and activity within the app, but not ads altogether.
Volkswagen’s redesigned Tiguan SUV will feature a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model that offers up to 62 miles of all-electric range, thanks to the automaker’s new MQB evo platform. It also boasts a large infotainment screen, digital instrument cluster, and ID-series EV-inspired drive modes.