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    These Cat Ear Headphones are Purrfect

    So, we’ve seen cat era headphones around these parts before, but these new ones on sale at Urban Outfitters are maybe not as (literally) outgoing as the last ones we looked at. Hey, sometimes you want to show off your affection for the feline kind without going all out! You might want to treat these […]

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    BoomStick Makes Cheap Headphones Sound a Lot Better

    One of the more intriguing audio products at CES 2016 was the BoomStick, a dongle that does some pretty impressive things to the cheapest of headphones and earphones. But, as the people at BoomCloud 360 made clear, this is no mere headphone amplifier, and after giving it a try for a few weeks, they’re right. […]

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    Maroo’s GEM and ICE Earphones for Women Bring the Bling

    It’s about time earphones got the Tiffany treatment. While it may not be real ice, Maroo’s GEM and ICE earphone collections for women glimmer all the same. These in-ear headphones not only glitter with feminine appeal, but they also are built especially to fit our ears. There are five selected sizes to choose from with […]

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    Monster and Fatal1ty’s Gaming Headphones Will Bring You Pwnage

    The FXM 100 and FXM 200 high-performance gaming headphones are the brainchild of Monster and twelve-time world champion gamer Jonathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel. At very reasonable prices ($80 and $120), these gaming headphones offer an awesome haul of features for the win. Designed for marathon gaming comfort, both the FXM 100 and FXM 200 provide immersive […]

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    JBL Everest Elite 700 Bluetooth Headphone Review

    JBL recently released a new pair of premium headphones, the Everest Elite 700, and they’re loaded up with features! The Everest Elite 700s are over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphones that boast a 15 hour rechargeable battery, noise cancelling, EQ tuning, fantastic portability, and more. The Everest Elite 700s are over-ear headphones with large oval earcups that […]

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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 […]