The Gadget Guru

Emmet Ryan on tech: Let’s hear it for brilliant Pixel Buds Pro

Another great set of earbuds, a USB microphone and a portable oven that can reach over 500 degrees in ten minutes get the once-over this week

Google Pixel Buds Pro: these buds are comfortable and secure to wear, and the sound quality is up there with the best

Google Pixel Buds Pro, price €219, rating *****

The standard of in-ear buds has improved significantly over the past three years to the point that it’s rare in the current era to find a set that doesn’t impress.

An arms race between tech giants such as Google, Samsung and Apple, along with the creativity coming from smaller companies such as OneSonic and Cambridge Audio, has created an abundance of choice for consumers.

As such, it’s ...