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Bowers & Wilkins Launches Px7 S2 Bluetooth Headphone, Upcoming Wireless Flagship Px8

— June 29, 2022 12:00

Bowers & Wilkins Launches Px7 S2 Bluetooth Headphone, Upcoming Wireless Flagship Px8

Bowers & Wilkins demos new wireless Bluetooth headphones in Px7 Series2 successor to the Px7 and a newly designed flagship luxury wireless headphone in Px8, and all-new integration with B&W; Music App

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Hifiman Ananda-BT: Audiophile Bluetooth Headphones Review

Steve Church — August 25, 2021 00:20

Hifiman Ananda-BT: Audiophile Bluetooth Headphones Review

Hifiman recognizes the lack of “audiophile” grade Bluetooth headphones and has decided to change that with their Ananda-BT offering. Read our review to see if they’ve pulled it off.

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Bowers & Wilkins Px7 S2 ANC Wireless Headphones Review

— August 15, 2022 00:55

Bowers & Wilkins Px7 S2 ANC Wireless Headphones Review

Px7 Series2 is Bowers & Wilkins latest NC wireless headphones, an overhaul of Px7. In our review, we discuss a list of updates and improvements over its predecessor including sound quality and comfort.

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Focal Clear Over-Ear Headphone Review

— October 06, 2017 09:00

Focal Clear Over-Ear Headphone Review

Focal, the high-end speaker manufacturer out of Saint-Étienne, France has expanded its high-end headphone line with a new entrant, Clear.

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Monolith M1000ANC Review: Dirac Virtuo 3D-Sound in a Budget Bluetooth Headphone

— May 26, 2022 00:20

Monolith M1000ANC Review: Dirac Virtuo 3D-Sound in a Budget Bluetooth Headphone

The Monolith M1000ANC headphones we reviewed include Dirac Viruo DSP, memory foam pads, 40-mm drivers, Active Noise Cancelling, 60-hour battery life, unique gesture touch-control UX for only $130!

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JBL Everest Elite 700 Wireless Headphones Review

— February 08, 2017 10:00

JBL Everest Elite 700 Wireless Headphones Review

JBL launched a new “platinum” variation on one of their finest wireless headphones. We review the JBL Everest flagship over-ear, Bluetooth wireless noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones.

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beyerdynamic MMX-100 and MMX-150 Gaming Headset Review

David Pritchard — May 09, 2022 00:25

beyerdynamic MMX-100 and MMX-150 Gaming Headset Review

beyerdynamic wants a piece of the gaming pie with their MMX-100 and MMX-150 gaming headsets. For $100 and $150 respectively, the beyerdynamic headsets are in a crowded field. Read on.

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OSSIC X - Your True 3D Audio Headphones

— August 22, 2016 17:00

OSSIC X - Your True 3D Audio Headphones

OSSIC is a new headphone developer founded by veterans of respected hi-fi company Pioneer and computer peripheral company Logitech. Their new OSSIC X promise to bring a true 3D audio experience.

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Helm Bolt + DB12: Wins the Portable DAC-Amp Combo

— April 21, 2022 01:30

Helm Bolt + DB12: Wins the Portable DAC-Amp Combo

HELM Bolt portable DAC/Amp and DB12 inline amplifier with your favorite headphones all add up to portable hi-fi jam session that's so much more than the sum of its parts.

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V-MODA Zn In-Ear Monitor Review

— March 02, 2016 00:00

V-MODA Zn In-Ear Monitor Review

With Zn, V-MODA has brought an injection of style and reasonably priced high-quality IEMs to the industry. Color us impressed with these earphones as you can read in our review.

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Denon Enters the Earbud Game With Noise Cancelling and Wireless Earbuds

— January 07, 2022 00:45

Denon Enters the Earbud Game With Noise Cancelling and Wireless Earbuds

Denon released information on their first-ever lineup of true wireless in-ear headphones- The Denon Noise Cancelling Earbuds: AH-C830NCW and Denon Wireless Earbuds: AH-C630W. For more info read on.

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RBH Sound HP-2 Noise Isolating Headphones Review

— February 23, 2016 06:00

RBH Sound HP-2 Noise Isolating Headphones Review

The RBH HP-2s are lightweight over-ear noise-isolating headphones featuring space-age 45mm beryllium-coated drivers and sound quality beyond their price class. A great alternative to Beats? Read on.

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Noise Cancelling Headphones Comparison: DALI IO-6 vs Shure Aonic 50

Dua Rashid — December 14, 2021 00:00

Noise Cancelling Headphones Comparison: DALI IO-6 vs Shure Aonic 50

In this review, we compare the DALI IO-6 ($500) and the Shure Aonic 50 ($300) headphones. This comparison review will help you decide which noise-cancelling headphones are right for your needs.

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PSB M4U 2 Noise Cancelling Heaphones Review

Steve DellaSala — February 15, 2016 08:30

PSB M4U 2 Noise Cancelling Heaphones Review

The PSB M4U Noise Cancelling headphones have good sound quality but fall short on the effectiveness of its active noise cancelling and especially on ergonomics and durability. Read on to find out why.

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Dan Clark Audio’s Stealth: The First Metamaterial Headphone

— September 12, 2021 22:00

Dan Clark Audio’s Stealth: The First Metamaterial Headphone

Dan Clark Audio’s new flagship headphone is the Stealth ($4,000). This closed-back planar magnetic headphone is the first in the world to use metamaterial technology. To find out more, read on.

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RBH EP3 Noise Isolating Earphones Review

— October 12, 2015 08:00

RBH EP3 Noise Isolating Earphones Review

RBH has introduced the mid-range EP3 Noise Isolating Earphones that showcase just how good affordable, portable audio can be. RBH’s EP3 earphones clearly hit the sweet spot in value. Check them out!

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EPOS Sennheiser Game Zero Gaming Headset Review

Dua Rashid — July 09, 2021 23:20

EPOS Sennheiser Game Zero Gaming Headset Review

Looking for a new set of dedicated gaming headphones? Check out our review of the $180 EPOS Sennheiser Game Zero gaming headset to see how they fall on the cost vs quality line.

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OPPO PM-3 Closed Back Headphone Review

— July 06, 2015 13:00

OPPO PM-3 Closed Back Headphone Review

The PM-3 is Oppo’s third planar-magnetic headphone based off the highly acclaimed PM-1 & PM-2. But, the closed-back PM-3 stands apart from its higher-end forefathers in a few key ways discussed here.

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Wireless IEM Headphones: Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro vs Samsung, Jabra and Sennheiser

— May 30, 2021 01:35

Wireless IEM Headphones: Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro vs Samsung, Jabra and Sennheiser

Four pairs of IEMs are compared, including the Samsung Buds, Jabra Elite 65T, Sennheiser Momentum and relative newcomer Soundcore Liberty Pro 2. Read our review to see how the Liberty Pro 2 compare.

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Parrot Zik 2.0 Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones Review

Steve Church — July 02, 2015 09:00

Parrot Zik 2.0 Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones Review

The Parrot Zik has been touted as the most technologically-advanced wireless headphones on the market. A recent redesign brings many improvements to an already impressive piece of hardware.

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Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones Review

Don Dunn — April 12, 2021 01:00

Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones Review

Bowers & Wilkins proved with their new PX7 noise-cancelling headphones that they can excel in this space just as well as they do with premium loudspeakers. Read to see why they are our 2020 POY winner.

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RBH EP-SB Wireless Bluetooth Earphones Review

— March 26, 2015 08:00

RBH EP-SB Wireless Bluetooth Earphones Review

RBH is known for high-end speakers but they also make high-performance earphones that combine an impressive array of the latest wireless technologies including aptX, CSR, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC.

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Focal Replaces Clear with All-New Improved Clear Mg Open Back Headphones

— March 16, 2021 08:30

Focal Replaces Clear with All-New Improved Clear Mg Open Back Headphones

Focal's most widely loved headphone, Clear is reaching the end of its life-cycle. But the good news is that it's being replaced by the new Clear Mg, with an updated all-magnesium dome driver.

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Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphones Review

— January 31, 2015 10:00

Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphones Review

Review: Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphones were light enough for long listening sessions and forgiving of poorly recorded music. They have surprising clarity and bass response but a high price tag.

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Focal Stellia Closed-Back Headphone Review

— February 13, 2021 11:30

Focal Stellia Closed-Back Headphone Review

Our ears were delighted to review the Focal Stellia headphones. All the high-end technology and build-material of Focal's flagship headphone Utopia is optimized to fit into a closed-back design with style.

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Alpine Headphones Review

— December 11, 2014 06:30

Alpine Headphones Review

Review: The Alpine Headphones promise to make you "Feel Your Music" with their TKR3 Full Frequency Immersion Technology. We put them to test and find ourselves impresses in more than one way.

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Noise Cancelling Headphone Comparison: Bose 700 UC VS Bowers & Wilkins PX7

— February 07, 2021 00:00

Noise Cancelling Headphone Comparison: Bose 700 UC VS Bowers & Wilkins PX7

Looking for a new pair of noise cancelling headphones? We take a look at the well known Bose 700 UC and compared it to the Bowers & Wilkins PX7 over the ear headphones. Read on to see which is better.

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DD Audio DXB-03 On-Ear Headphones Review

— June 24, 2014 08:00

DD Audio DXB-03 On-Ear Headphones Review

Review: The DD Audio DXB-03 on-ear headphones offer great looks and sound at a reasonable price. Bass extension, and wood casing with integrated microphone and detachable cable.

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New Focal Celestee Headphones: High-End for the Cost-Conscious

— January 29, 2021 08:00

New Focal Celestee Headphones: High-End for the Cost-Conscious

Celestee is the latest closed-back headphone by Focal aimed the entry level price-point, will replace Elegia in Focal's high-end headphone lineup in an all new color and sound quality.

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MuseMini UberBuds Bluetooth Earbuds Review

— March 02, 2014 08:00

MuseMini UberBuds Bluetooth Earbuds Review

Review: MuseMini UberBuds are Bluetooth in-ear monitors sporting the newest Bluetooth 4.0 spec. The UberBuds were not without their problems, but, in the end, they sounded pretty good.

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New Focal Radiance Headphones & Naim Mu-so Speaker: Built for Bentley!

— September 30, 2020 07:00

New Focal Radiance Headphones & Naim Mu-so Speaker: Built for Bentley!

Naim Audio and Focal are adding two new products to their Bentley Motors design collaboration including some incredible looking headphones and a wireless speaker. Read on to learn more.

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KEF M500 On-Ear Headphone Review

— February 09, 2014 10:00

KEF M500 On-Ear Headphone Review

Review: The KEF M500 on-ear headphones bring comfort, style, and fantastic sound quality to the on-ear headphone category. Some of the best sounding headphones we've reviewed. Highly recommended!

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Atlantic Technology Ships New ‘Quad Driver’ FS-HR280 Headphones

— June 16, 2020 02:00

Atlantic Technology Ships New ‘Quad Driver’ FS-HR280 Headphones

Atlantic Technology is now shipping its third headphone, a wired over-ear design called the FS-HR280. Aimed at audiophiles, the $299 FS-HR280 is a two-way “Quad Driver” headphone. Read on.

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thinksound On1 On-Ear Headphones Review

— January 02, 2014 10:00

thinksound On1 On-Ear Headphones Review

Review: The On1 headphones from thinksound purport to be a studio monitor in an on-ear headphone. With their Eco focus, wood earcups, and extremely light form factor, these are an easy recommendation.

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Atlantic Technology New In-Ear-Monitors And Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

— April 07, 2020 06:00

Atlantic Technology New In-Ear-Monitors And Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Atlantic Technology released its first two headphone products - the FS-BT210 bluetooth headphones and the FS-HAL1 in-ear-monitors. Do they live up to their name? What our YouTube review to find out.

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Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ear Headphones Review

— December 26, 2013 08:00

Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ear Headphones Review

Review: The Sennheiser Momentum headphones have some of the best sonic qualities I've heard in a $350 headphone. While they do have some issues, the sound more than makes up for them. Recommended!

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NuForce BE Live5 Bluetooth Wireless Earphones Review

— March 10, 2020 13:00

NuForce BE Live5 Bluetooth Wireless Earphones Review

BE Live5 are premium wireless Bluetooth earbuds by NuForce that makes sound quality a priority, offering both AAC and aptX codecs.Can this be the best $20 you spend? Read on to find out.

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Onkyo ES-HF300 On-Ear Headphones Review

— December 18, 2013 15:00

Onkyo ES-HF300 On-Ear Headphones Review

Review: Onkyo ES-HF300 On-Ear Headphones features 40mm, dual ported titanium drivers. Sound quality and comfort from the brand known for its rugged receivers? Read on to find out.

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Can the AIAIAI TMA-2 Bluetooth Headphones Compete With Bose & Sony?

— February 26, 2020 01:00

Can the AIAIAI TMA-2 Bluetooth Headphones Compete With Bose & Sony?

We looked at the TMA-2 Bluetooth over-the-ear headphones from AIAIAI. They’re comfortable and sound great, but with a $300 price tag will they be able to compete with name brand headphones?

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JLAB JBuds EPIC In-Ear Monitors Review

— December 10, 2013 20:00

JLAB JBuds EPIC In-Ear Monitors Review

Review: The JLab JBuds EPIC in-ear monitor is designed to bring you high quality sound, a design that keeps the headphone in your ear, and a price that won't empty your wallet. They've succeeded!

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Bose Focuses On Innovative Tech With The Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

— August 13, 2019 01:00

Bose Focuses On Innovative Tech With The Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 have a new physical and acoustic design with new drivers and improved noise cancelling capabilities compared to its predecessor.Check out all the new updates.

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OM Audio INEARPEACE In-Ear Headphones Review

— December 02, 2013 08:30

OM Audio INEARPEACE In-Ear Headphones Review

Review: If the OM Audio INEARPEACE in-ear headphones aren't for everyone, it is because not everyone wants accurate sound. With dual drivers, more comfortable than most tips, and a tangle-free cable.

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The Dolby Dimension Headphones: A Personal Home Theater On Your Ears

— March 14, 2019 20:00

The Dolby Dimension Headphones: A Personal Home Theater On Your Ears

Dolby’s first ever consumer electronics product is the Dimension wireless headphone which the company has designed specifically for home entertainment. At $599 is it more buck than bang? Read on.

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RHA MA750 In-Ear Headphones Review

— November 17, 2013 09:00

RHA MA750 In-Ear Headphones Review

Review: The RHA MA750 in-ear headphones once again exceeded our expectations for their price point. With bass extension better than others costing much more, these are an easy recommendation.

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AKG’s Flagship N5005 In-Ear Monitor Lets You Customize Its Sound

— February 15, 2019 00:00

AKG’s Flagship N5005 In-Ear Monitor Lets You Customize Its Sound

The new AKG N5005 in-ear monitor features a five-way hybrid design employs a single dynamic driver and four balanced armature drivers per side. Is it worth the $1,000 price tag? Read on to find out.

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B&W C5 In-Ear Headphones Review

— October 28, 2013 13:35

B&W C5 In-Ear Headphones Review

Review: B&W;’s C5 in-ear headphones feature an innovative loop design that provides comfort and stability to active users while delivering audiophile performance in a portable package.

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Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature Hi-Fi Over-Ear Headphones Review

Zahub Shahid — September 29, 2018 09:00

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature Hi-Fi Over-Ear Headphones Review

Looking for high-performance headphones? We reviewed the $900 P9 Signature HiFi Over-Ear Headphones from Bower and Wilkins. We found them to be an exceptional product and we think you will too.

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Audio-Technica ATH-CP700 SonicSport Inner Ear Headphones Review

— August 20, 2013 11:00

Audio-Technica ATH-CP700 SonicSport Inner Ear Headphones Review

The Audio-Technica ATH-CP700 do everything you need for active use including staying in place, resisting water, and allowing you to hear outside noises. Unfortunately, that comes at a sonic price.

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Monoprice Monolith USB DAC Amp and M1060C Planar Magnetic Headphones Review

— July 30, 2018 09:00

Monoprice Monolith USB DAC Amp and M1060C Planar Magnetic Headphones Review

We reviewed Monoprice's newest audio products, the Monolith USB DAC headphone amp and the Monolith M1060C planar magnetic headphones. At $99 and $329, respectively, you get MORE than what you pay for.

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Wicked Audio WI-8500 Evac On-Ear Headphones Review

— July 01, 2013 08:40

Wicked Audio WI-8500 Evac On-Ear Headphones Review

The Wicked Audio WI-8500 Evac Headphones don't have many bells but what they do have is $60 worth of sound. When you pay much less for them than the MSRP, you are getting quite the deal.

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Sleepbuds From Bose Promise Peaceful Sleep In Noisy Environments

— July 26, 2018 01:00

Sleepbuds From Bose Promise Peaceful Sleep In Noisy Environments

The Bose Sleepbuds are wireless, noise-masking ear buds designed to “block, cover, and replace” the sounds that keep you awake at night. Is a good night sleep worth $250 to you? Read on to find out.

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RHA SA950i Headphone Review

— December 09, 2012 14:00

RHA SA950i Headphone Review

It's hard for me to believe that the RHA SA950i on-ear headphones only retail for $60. Sonically, they perform much better than their price would indicate - I can only imagine what they'd do for $200.

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RBH ProStereo H2 Wireless Earphones Review

— July 10, 2018 00:00

RBH ProStereo H2 Wireless Earphones Review

RBH has done it again with their feature packed ProStereo H2 earbuds armed with high fidelity 4.2 Bluetooth audio. The H2s support ALL Android-compatible codecs with an impressive 10hr battery life.

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I-MEGO Throne Gold On-Ear Headphones Review

— December 05, 2012 04:10

I-MEGO Throne Gold On-Ear Headphones Review

If you are constantly boosting the bass on your music and you tend to listen at moderately loud volumes, you likely need to look no further than the I-MEGO Throne Gold headphones.

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PSB M4U 8 Wireless High Performance Headphone Preview

— March 04, 2018 08:00

PSB M4U 8 Wireless High Performance Headphone Preview

Audio manufacturer PSB released their M4U 8 WIRELESS headphone recently at the CES 2018 EXPO. The M4U 8 is PSB’s first wireless headphone and the company’s most advanced headphone design to date.

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id America Metropolitan In-Ear Headphones Review

— November 28, 2012 04:25

id America Metropolitan In-Ear Headphones Review

The $30 id America Metropolitan headphones come in a wide variety of colors to suit just about any style or mood. They have an in-line control and mic for use with your smartphone.

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HiFiMAN SUSVARA Planar Magnet Headphone Review

Smit Patel — February 25, 2018 19:00

HiFiMAN SUSVARA Planar Magnet Headphone Review

The HiFiMAN Susvara Planar Magnetic represents the latest update to original HiFiMAN’s HE-1000 flagship headphones. Do the updates justify the $6,000 price tag? Read our in depth review to find out.