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    V-Moda Forza Metallo Wireless Review

    In November of last year, we heard about three new headphones coming from V-Moda, including the V-Moda Forza Metallo Wireless. The Milan-based premium audio firm excels in sound, but exercise buds usually sacrifice audio quality to be lightweight, using tiny and often tinny drivers. Given that they’ve got a reputation to keep up, we figured […]

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    Beats Goes for the Gold with Trophy Gold Powerbeats3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

    The first wave of post-Apple acquisition Beats headphones included the Powerbeats3, the updated version of Beats’ exercise-focused in-ear headphones. They ended up being almost the same as the Powerbeats2, with the addition of Apple’s new W1 chip and fast charging. That wasn’t a bad thing — they retained the same great, surprisingly balanced sound of the […]

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    Creative Outlier Sports Bluetooth Headphones Review

    The brand new Creative Outlier Sports Bluetooth headphones must just be the gym companion you’ve been waiting for. These IPX-4 water resistant buds come with a number of fit options to ensure a comfortable fit that never falls out of your ears. Outliers feature an impressive 11 hour battery, 6mm neodymium drivers, inline ControlTalk with […]

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    HyperX Cloud Revolver S Gaming Headset Review

    BANG BANG! Say hello to my HyperX Cloud Revolver S. Coming in at $150, the Cloud Revolver S is HyperX’s premier high-end gaming headset, and is ready for anything you can game on — PCs, consoles, and mobile devices. This headset still features HyperX’s signature memory foam cushions with leatherette and looks almost identical to its […]

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    LifeBeam Vi Headphones Are One Tough Personal Trainer

    We’ve seen a lot of fitness tracking devices, and some of them have even managed to work in some personalized training features. But, we might not have seen any built around a single, smart AI personal trainer who can communicate with you even when you’re not wearing the headphones. That changes with Vi, who lives […]

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    V-Moda Crossfade Wireless 2 Over-Ear Headphone Review

    Crossfades have been V-Moda’s iconic over-ear headphones and it wasn’t until last year that they released a wireless model. Going wireless was an instant win, delivering high fidelity freedom with a lot of comfort and a lot of battery. Now, the new Crossfade 2s deliver an even more impressive 14+ hour battery, even comfier cushions, […]

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    HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset Review

    A challenger has arrived! Kingston’s HyperX line has been putting out some quality products for quite some time now and the HyperX Cloud Stinger gaming headset is no exception. During unboxing, I found the packaging of the Cloud Stinger and the color scheme of all black with only a splash of red in the HyperX […]

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    Pair of Wireless Headphones Explodes In-Flight, Injuring One Woman

    As we were reminded during the “hoverboard” era and the Galaxy Note 7 saga, lithium-ion batteries are extremely dangerous when not used properly by the companies that build them into their products — and even without a fault, there’s still an element of risk. They’re volatile, and when damaged they can and do explode violently. It’s concerning […]

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    Rock the Slopes With These Detachable Helmet Headphones

    Speaker helmets and aftermarket add-ons are nothing new to snowsports, but they’ve never been particularly convenient. In-line remotes and their tiny buttons aren’t the greatest match for snow gloves, and having a separate audio component can be annoying when putting the helmet on or taking it off. If that’s not a ready-made pitch for a […]

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    BeatsX Wireless In-Ear Headphones Review

    Beats has been killing it lately. Their Powerbeats3 and Solo3 wireless headphones both earned Chip Chick Picks for being top notch wireless headphones in their respective categories. After a delay, their lightweight BeatsX in-ear headphones are finally here, and we consider them to be a superior alternative to Apple’s AirPods. First of all, kudos to […]

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    Audeze iSine10 In-Ear Headphone Review

    These are not Star Wars headphones. But, they may have come from a galaxy far far away. The Audeze iSine10 are a high-fidelity pair of in-ear lightning headphones. Outside of their Millenium-Falcon-esque build, their claim to fame is that they’re the first to include planar magnetics into in-ear headphones. Large 30mm planar magnetic diaphragms are […]

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    Jabra Elite Sport True Wireless Earbuds Review

    In short order, we’ve been hit with a huge number of true wireless earbuds — wireless earbuds that lack even a cord to connect the two buds. Generally, true wireless earbuds are one of two types. The first are purely for audio, and tend to be smaller and and more stylish (Earin, Skybuds, and the Sol […]

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    Crown Jewel Headphones Are Fit for a Queen

    Want headphones that have been given the royal treatment? It’s not going to be easy. Lit Headphones have been on fire for a year now, selling out of their lavishly handmade crown headphones on the regular. These headphones are no pretenders to the throne, either — depending on the model, the earcups and headband can be […]

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    Fashion-First Wireless Earbuds Are Stored in Bracelets and Necklaces

    In 2015, a new company called Ashley Chloe took to Kickstarter to fund Helix, a pair of Bluetooth in-ear headphones stored in bracelets. Their crowdfunding campaign was a success, and it’s helped them create something even more in need of storage — true wireless earbuds. True wireless earbuds — think AirPods, Skybuds, Earin, Samsung IconX, Sol Republic Amps […]

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    Utopia Diamond Encrusted Headphones Cost More Than a Tesla

    Focal gives a new meaning to high-end headphones with Utopia by Tournaire. Amidst other jaw-dropping features, the headband has a trilogy setting that is made of 18-karat gold encrusted with a whopping 6.5 karats of diamonds, all done by hand. This luxury item can be yours for $120,000. Focal’s Utopia by Tournaire is built off […]