Headphones

Best Earbuds With Microphone Under $20

Cheap can be good and these earbuds prove it.<p>A headset — earphones or earbuds (or even a single earbud) with a microphone and controls — is a …

AudioQuest NightOwl Carbon Headphones Sweepstakes

Register to win a pair of AudioQuest NightOwl Carbon Headphones ($699.00 Retail Value) we are giving away.<p>According to the company:<p>A direct …

Audiophile

Doppler Labs wants to put two extra brains in your ears

I sit down across from Laura Cisneros, Doppler Labs’ resident Spanish speaker, and put in the company’s early-prototype earbuds. Between us is a landscape of open circuitry—Bluetooth transmitters and circuit boards. Under the table sits a suitcase packed with two computers and a nest of wiring. …

Software Development

Sony MDR-1000X Bluetooth Headphones

<b>PRICE</b> $399<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Excellent noise cancellation<br>Clever environmental awareness modes<br>Sony’s LDAC streams hi-res audio over Bluetooth with …

Sony

Master & Dynamic MW50 wireless on-ear headphone review

There is a whole world of high end audio products that make a far bigger difference than you’d think. Truly good audio is special and can’t be …

Batteries

Apple’s AirPods are a no-brainer — if you have the latest iPhone

REVIEW:<p>When Apple introduced the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in September, it presented consumers with a sort of problem: most headphones and earphones wouldn’t work with these smartphones, because they don’t have a headphone jack. (“Courage”!)<p>But at the same event Apple proposed a solution: new wireless …

Apple News

Review: Urban Ears Knows the Best Workout Earbuds Need to Stay in Place

During a recent workout, I had the opportunity to try <b>Reimers Earbuds ($49.00)</b> from Urban Ears. These workout earbuds are well-suited for active users because they have not one but two clips to attach to your clothing. Plus, most importantly, the earbud component, dubbed "EarClick" stays put and is …

CES 2017: That's a Wrap!

Word on the street—the high-end audio street—is that CES was a bust. The Venetian had 40 less high-end audio exhibitors than last year...and last …

Audiophile

MGCOOL Whisper Review: Isolates you from the world with its noise cancelling tech, but meets tough competition

If you are out looking for a pair of good quality earphones, you'll find a plethora of options. It is common to be confused in the process. But if you have narrowed down your list to a select few, MGCOOL's Whisper might be worth considering.<p>In fact, if your preference is a pair of noise-cancelling …

Upset you still can’t find AirPods? These $14 wireless earbuds will tide you over

Are you wealthy? If so, then you can afford to spend an extra $130 and buy Apple AirPods right now on Amazon. Of course if you’re not rich, you’ll …

CES - Blue Microphones Introduces Three New High-End Headphones

At CES in Las Vegas, <b>Blue Microphones</b> and Director of Public Relations <b>Hillary Money</b> surprise us with three new headphones for 2017. Sadie is designed …

CES

Teenage Engineering's next synth wirelessly syncs with Basslet

The portable OP-Z will have tactile bass without an ugly dongle (if you have a Basslet).<p>I love a good collaboration. So when I spotted a Teenage Engineering representative jamming on the (as yet unreleased) OP-Z while wearing a Basslet wearable subwoofer at this year's NAMM convention, I was …

Beoplay H8 & H9 Headphone Review - My Fiancée Literally Cried Listening to These

Beoplay H8 & H9 Headphone Review – My Fiancée Literally Cried Listening to These<p>on 20 January, 2017 at 10:23 am<p>The title of this post isn’t even …

Sony unveils new members of the EXTRA BASS series

Sony has unveiled a slew of new products in the EXTRA BASS lineup, designed to deliver the heavy-hitting bass for maximum enjoyment of today’s …

Wireless

Review: iHome's Feature-Packed Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

When searching for a Bluetooth speaker, it's hard to get all of the features you want, at the price you want. Usually you have to compromise when it comes to price, build quality, battery functionality, water resistance, and other functionality. So it was nice to see the <b>iBT84 Color Changing</b> …

Bluetooth

Syllable Truly Wireless Earbuds: Two Syllables, OK - GeekMom

After upgrading to the iPhone 7, I was in need of some wireless earbuds and when Syllable approached me about their product, I felt it would be a …

Review: Luxury & Precision L3PRO DAP - Mmmmusic

<i>Disclaimer: The Luxury & Precision L3Pro was sent to us free of charge in exchange for our honest opinion. It doesn’t need to be returned to L&P. All</i> …

Audiophile

Faro offers two new headsets perfect for student pilots

There have never been better options for premium aviation headsets, as companies like Bose, Lightspeed, David Clark and AKG battle to make the …

Music For Sonic Installations In The Cavern Of Your Skull

Your mind is just a canvas; your life – projected film. Your skull is a museum of memories; your ego – a neurotic guard. Your consciousness is …

Cover Art

Genius HS-G680 Surround Sound Gaming Headset

Genius has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of surround sound gaming headsets with the launch of the new Genius HS-G680, offering a …

Technology (UK)

These $40 in-ear headphones sound miles better than their price tag suggests

Despite the tech world's sudden aversion to headphone jacks, traditional 3.5mm headphones are still the best source of value. Bluetooth and USB-C will eventually be the norm, but for now, taking the jack away mostly gives audio companies a way to drive more revenue. It also gives them less …

Audio-Technica LP60-BT review

The LP60-BT is a fine buy if you need to take vinyl playback wireless, but we found the feature more novelty than anything else.<p>The LP60-BT is a fine …

Bluetooth

QCY Q29 Wireless Earbuds Review: AirPods on a budget

Apple’s AirPods have made untethered Bluetooth earbuds mainstream, but the design itself — that is, two untethered wireless ear pieces — has been …

Bluetooth

Thinksound rain3 & ms02 IEM Review

The rain3 and ms02 By Thinksound<p>Tonality rain37<p>Tonality ms027.5<p>Build & Fit7.5<p>Matchability rain36.5<p>Matchability ms026.5<p>Value For Money7<p>2017-01-18<p>7Our …

Audiophile

Deepfocus Mixes Ambient Background Noise With Music

Some people work or study better in silence, and silence drives other people nuts. If you like background noise, Deepfocus helps you mix music with …

Lifestyle

Apple released its next big thing and nobody noticed

It seems pretty clear by now that 2017 is going to be the year that Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant really begins to hit its stride, going from a fast-growing niche product into a mainstream must-have.<p>While Microsoft and especially Google have made their competitive strategies pretty clear by now, …

Apple News

Razer Kraken Pro V2

The Kraken Pro V2 is Razer's follow-up to its straightforward wired Kraken Pro gaming headset. Besides a slightly less bulky design, this new model …

Mad Max

The Best Wireless Earbuds You Can Buy

Wires are <i>so</i> 20th century. In 2017, we prefer all our gadgets without cords, if possible. Bluetooth technology has freed our hands from their …

Okay Plantronics RIG 500E gaming headset just take all my money

There’s no beating around the Macbook when it comes to the latest offering from Plantronics – for I have in my hands (<i>or on my head</i>) the Plantronics …

Virtual Reality

Save up to 70% on a new pair of headphones or speakers

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