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RHA MA390 Universal In-Ear Headphones review

While wired headphones may be way of the dodo with disappearing headphone jacks, there are still plenty of reasons to go wired. Two of the biggest reasons is sound quality and price. While there are cheap wireless headphones out there, they sound much worse than wired headphones for the same price. In the budget in-ear headphone category, you usually sacrifice ...

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Sony announces new 1000X-series of wireless, noise-cancelling headphones

Sony has announced a new three-strong range of wireless noise-cancelling headphones. The new 1000X range is designed to build on the runaway success of Sony’s Award-winning MDR-1000X over-ears. The obvious place to start is with the upgrade to Sony’s surrent Award-winners. Called the WH-1000XM2, this over-ear design features noise-cancelling and wireless Bluetooth connectivity – and is certified hi-res capable too. Finishes are limited ...

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Here’s what the most expensive headphones in the world sound like

LAS VEGAS — It’s not every day that you get to try out a pair of $55,000 headphones, Sennheiser’s ultra-high-end “Orpheus” HE 1. But on Friday, I got to test an even more expensive pair: Onkyo’s $100,000 diamond-studded headphones — and I (almost) got to directly compare the two. Of course, other than the exorbitant price, there’s really no comparison: ...

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Turn it up: Your buying guide to Beats wireless headphones

For some, Beats are the only headphone option to consider, because they have that intangible “cool factor” other brands lack. If you’re in the market for your first pair of wireless Beats, we’re here to help. Beats headphones: Audiophiles need not apply As popular as Beats headphones have become, not everyone loves the iconic “b” logo. While many users praise ...

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SENNHEISER HD 640 VB HEADPHONES

The top HD range from Sennheiser is the brand’s home audiophile range, but the pivotal word is ‘home’. Open backed designs that need good upstream amps and DACs to drive them, the HD 500, HD 600, and HD 800 series are not really models for travelling and commuting: I do know someone who travels with a Chord Hugo powering a ...

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New Leaked Images of Apple EarPods headphones with Lightning

Rumors that the iPhone 7 will not have a separate headphone jack circulate about a year in the internet. Earlier this year leaked data that proved that Apple will switch to headphones with Lightning port and sketches of the iPhone 7 confirmed it. Now on the Chinese social network Weibo appeared the first images showing the new EarPods. From design ...

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Best Bluetooth Headphones in 2016

The next iPhone is rumored to ditch the 3.5mm audio jack. A few Android manufacturers have already done that. A debate is raging about the need for the standard headphone port on phones. It’s understandable, especially when you put Bluetooth headphones into the mix. At this point, Bluetooth headphones come in all shapes and sizes, and the sound quality satisfies ...

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THE Cat Ear Headphones give your music a feline twist

Selina Kyle is going to want a pair of these. Beats headphones are very nice and all, but do any of them come with light-up cat ears that double as external speakers? If this is a feature you feel you’ve been deprived of, you might want to check out Axent Wear’s Cat Ear Headphones, which begin shipping this week. Not ...

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Onkyo W800BT wireless in-ear headphones review – hands on

Completely wireless in-ear headphones seem to be the holy grail for music fans on the move. Commonly found in science fiction films, but frustratingly just out of reach in reality. There have been a few recent efforts to change this, most notably with high-profile Kickstarter campaigns, but Onkyo might gazump everyone with the W800BT. Dubbed TrueWireless, it’s the first set ...

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro: Wireless headphones you’ll actually want to use

Anyone who’s ever been to a tech expo such as IFA, where Plantronics first showed its BackBeat Pros, knows that the headphone market is an extremely crowded space. Choices abound: Prosumer and high-end headphones from companies such as Sennheiser, all-around, stylish cans like the ones from Beats Audio, and in-ear headphones which come in a zillion flavors. But there’s one space ...

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