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    Plantronics Backbeat Pro+ Bluetooth Headphones Review

    Last year Plantronics released a pair of over-ear bluetooth headphones that, to date, has been one of our favorites and easily our most recommended pair of headphones. It had every feature imaginable, sounded amazing, and had an affordable price tag. Plantronics just released a new version, the BackBeat Pro+, which sports even more features. The […]

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    Sony and Best Buy Team Up to Create Hi-Res Audio Listening Centers

    Sony has been actively promoting the idea of hi-res audio since the re-release of the Walkman as a high-end audiophile product last year. Sony’s concept of hi-res audio includes high bitrate playback of uncompressed music files, along with more powerful amplifiers and digital-to-analog converters. They’ve made a couple players with that have earned the hi-res […]

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    JBL’s Everest Headphones Will Map Your Ear Canals

    We first listened to the new JBL Everest headphones at IFA in September, where we celebrated the high-end Everest Elite 700 wireless over-ear headphones as one of our favorites at the show. At the time, launch was limited to Europe, but JBL is announcing today that the new line of wireless headphones and earphones will […]

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    New Monster ClarityHD Earbuds Combine Durability and a Low Price

    For many in the market for new earbuds, cheap is the name of the game. Unfortunately, those cheap $15-$20 earbuds tend to break down pretty quickly, making them more expensive in the long run as you pay for replacements. Monster’s new ClarityHD earbuds aren’t quite that cheap, but they’re coming in at a fairly low […]

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    Sony’s Smart B-Trainer Review, Non-Runners Need Not Apply

    Somewhere, avid runners thought really hard and wished up their dream fitness tracker/headphones combo, and Sony’s Smart B-Trainer was born. It is a magical combination of Bluetooth earphones, a heart rate sensor, a curated built-in 16 GB MP3 player, an app, a fitness coach, a GPS tracker, and more. Size and Fit At about the […]

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    V-Moda Drops Audiophile and Workout-Friendly Zn In-Ear Headphones

    After about a year’s worth of buzz and a four-year layover from the release of their last pair of in-ear monitors, V-Moda is launching their new Zn earphones. The audio company has labored to make those four years worth it, too — these are earphones that try and, apparently, succeed at the notoriously difficult task […]

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    Cat Ear Headphones Are Purrrfect For Sharing Music

    We like to keep on top of cat ear technology around here, which, fortunately for us, is a pretty easy job. But it looks like we’ve been slacking, because these Cat Ear Headphones somehow sneaked past us, going from Indiegogo to the hallowed halls of Brookstone before finally catching our eyes. These feline headphones are […]

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    Doctor Who Headphones Rock the Tardis on Their Earcups

    Earlier this year, Massive Audio released their replica TARDIS and Dalek speakers, but it looks like they weren’t done. This week, they’re releasing something that belongs with the rest of our favorite Doctor Who fashion statements — wired and wireless TARDIS over-ear headphones. The headphones don’t look like cheap cash-ins, either — the wide headband […]

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    Helix Headphones Think They Are a Bracelet

    Ashley Chloe (noottt Madison) is a stylish new tech company that thinks every gadget should be fashionable — including earphones. We’ve seen our fair share of aspiring fashionable earphones over the past few years, but Ashley Chloe’s Helix earphones take a different approach by using a stylish bracelet to hold the Bluetooth dongle and earbuds, […]

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    V-Moda Headphones Finally Go Wireless

    For a long time, high-end audio brands sniffed at wireless audio gear because of the trade-off in sound quality. But, with Bluetooth audio codecs making huge leaps in the last few years, brands like Bowers & Wilkins finally got on board with wireless headphones and speakers. V-Moda is the latest company to go wireless, with […]

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    Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless Headphones Review

    We loved Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 headphones, and now Bowers has done us a solid by making them available as wireless headphones too. Like the wired model, the headphones sport a closed-back design with rigid metal faceplates crafted from aluminum that are complimented by supple sheep’s leather. To that effect, the headphones scream […]

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    Plantronics BackBeat SENSE Wireless Headphones Review

    After coming out with the impressive Plantronics BackBeat Pro wireless headphones, it was only a matter of time before Plantronics released Bluetooth headphones that don’t weigh your head down, and they are calling these the Backbeat SENSE. The BackBeat SENSE headphones have also been designed with a different consumer in mind – these headphones are […]

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    LSTN Wood Encore Headphones Review

    LSTN is only a few years young and already they have a pretty solid little headphone lineup. We just got our hands on their latest headphones, the LSTN Encores. The Encores are made of a beautiful blend of metal and real ebony wood. They scream premium retro. Not only that, LSTN is a headphone company […]

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    SMS Audio Star Wars Second Edition Headphones Review

    The force is strong with this one. SMS Audio is at it again with the release of the Second Edition of the Star Wars On-Ear headphones. What does that mean for Jedi younglings everywhere? How about the introduction of beautifully sculpted headphones featuring the personalities of Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2, and even a Tie Fighter. […]

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    808 Audio Performer BT Headphones Review

    Another day, another pair of headphones enters the marketplace. The latest contender is the 808 Audio Performer BT, a budget-friendly pair of over-ear headphones that can go wired or wireless. What makes the 808 Audio Performer BT stand out from the crowd, besides its affordable price point is its overall design. They are far from the typical […]

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    Philips Fidelio L2 Headphones Review

    It’s been a solid three years since the original Fidelio L1 headphones first appeared on the scene. A lot has changed in three years, but fortunately, the Fidelio over-ear headphones have only gotten better with the release of the next generation — the Fidelio L2. The design is still beautiful with a hat tip to the […]

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    Monster iSport Bluetooth SuperSlim In-Ear Headphones Review

    Monsters has spent years perfecting and improving their iSport lineup of fitness/exercise headphones. Their latest addition is the Monster iSport SuperSlim in-ear Bluetooth headphones. These svelte earbuds sport a minimalist design with a big punch. The iSports SuperSlims are so minimalist we’re not even sure what aspect of it is actually “super slim”. They’re definitely […]

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    Posto is the Headphone Stand We’ve Always Wanted

    Where do your headphones go when you aren’t using them? Mine go on the windowsill if they’re lucky. Usually they end up on the ground, mostly because I’m a horribly lazy person. Maybe you’re horribly lazy too, or maybe you just don’t have a good place to put your headphones, perhaps the most fragile of […]