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    Beats Powerbeats3 In-Ear Headphones Review

    When Apple made their big iPhone 7 announcement in September, they managed to carve out the smallest sliver of time to introduce three new Beats products — the first set to directly benefit from the Apple’s acquisition of Beats. The Solo3 Wireless on-ears, Powerbeats3 in-ears, and the lighter BeatsX in-ears all have Apple’s new W1 chip, which enables […]

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    JBL Celebrates Turning 70 With Platinum Edition Headphones

    Harman has a good many audio brands under its belt (which will all soon be under Samsung’s), but one of their oldest predates even Harman itself. JBL was founded as an independent company in 1946 by James B. Lansing, once of Altec Lansing, and was acquired by what would become Harman in 1969. This year […]

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    Skybuds True Wireless Earbuds Review

    2016 has been a big year for true wireless earbuds. Bragi and Earin got the ball rolling in 2014, crowdfunding competing earbuds that cut all cords — both the one between headphones and device and the one between the two buds. Both Bragi and Earin shipped this year, alongside products from bigger names like Jabra, Samsung, […]

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    Even H1 Over-Ear Headphones Review

    Last month, we took a look at a different sort of headphones. MeQ’s Even in-ear headphones were part of a new trend in audio products — one that’s seeing the convergence of consumer audio and hearing impairment technology. We’re seeing this trend manifested in a few ways — the way true wireless earbuds connect and the potential […]

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    Optoma NuForce BE Sport3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones Review

    Earlier this year, we checked out the Optoma NuForce BE6i wireless Bluetooth in-ear headphones and came away impressed with the build quality and the performance of Optoma’s 10 mm dynamic drivers. But, when we think of this kind of wireless in-ear headphones — ones with the buds connected to each other with a cable — we usually […]

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    V-Moda Forza In-Ear Headphones Review

    We’re not surprised that V-Moda has stayed away from fitness-focused in-ear headphones for so long. V-Moda tends to emphasize design, materials, and audio quality — things that usually need to be sacrificed to make a good pair of fitness in-ears. Housings need to be lightweight to stay securely and comfortably in ears while running, and usually […]

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    SteelSeries Arctis 5 Review

    The SteelSeries Arctis line of gaming headsets is the latest release in a string of gaming peripherals that have moved away from loud, ugly design and toward something more sleek and modern. When the line launched, we noticed that it also had some gaming-specific features that made the headsets look like better buys than competing […]

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    Beats Solo3 Wireless Review

    Beats are back. It had been a while since we’d seen new products from Beats! Fortunately, there are a whole bunch of wireless headphones coming our way that were announced during the iPhone 7 launch. Now that Beats has been fully integrated into Apple, all of these newly announced headphones have Apple’s new W1 chip, […]

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    JBL Reflect Aware Noise Cancelling Lightning Headphones Review

    Is it time to start buying lightning headphones? If you have an iPhone 7 or will, then maybe! JBL just released their Reflect Aware in-ear headphones with built-in lightning connector. There’s no regular headphone plug, but the lightning plug allows these headphones to do some incredible things. Most notably, these sleek in-ear headphones feature noise […]

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    Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless Headphones Review

    It was way back in 2013 that we reviewed Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones. The headphones exuded luxury and they sounded great. Here in 2016, Bowers & Wilkins has finally taken the plunge into wireless with the P7 — the company ended its long abstinence from wireless in 2014, and has slowly been rolling out […]

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    Under Armour Sport Wireless Heart Rate Headphones Review

    Harman is entering the heart rate headphones fray this year with the help of Under Armour. Created under Harman’s JBL brand, the Under Armour Sport Wireless Heart Rate headphones are the duo’s next generation of in-ear wireless headphones, coming after their first set of wireless in-ear headphones, which lacked heart rate monitoring. The new model is built […]

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    Even In-Ear Headphones Review

    It’s pretty rare that we get an audio company that does something truly different, but here we are. Using over $1 million in funding, MeQ set about making headphones that could tailor themselves to individual ears. They created the Even in-ear headphones, which promise to adjust sound to each person’s individual hearing. MeQ compares what […]

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    Beats Gets Back on the Air in a New Ad Featuring Pinocchio

    Beats has been much quieter since getting acquired by Apple in 2014, but that changed during the iPhone 7 announcement, when Apple announced three new Beats products — updated Solo on-ears and Powerbeats in-ears, plus the new lightweight Beats X in-ears. All three are wireless and use Apple’s new W1 chip, which helps sync the headphones […]

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    Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 Headphone Review

    Bowers & Wilkins is a brand that takes great pride in premium devices and premium audio. The recently just released a new pair of lightweight on-ear headphones that most definitely fits their premium requirement. The Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 Headphones are a wired pair of headphones that feature heavy bass, an inline microphone […]