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TechnologyTell Review: Life N Soul BE501 BT headphones

I first encountered Life N Soul at CES 2014. To me, they’re a very new company, but have a very big heart when it comes to audio and music. Their style draws you in and the sound keeps you around. Bluetooth wireless headphones are “in” right now. Does the Life N Soul BE501 have what it takes to compete? Read on and find out!

Phiaton announces next-gen BT 220 earbuds with ANC

If you’ve had the opportunity to get away from big cities for a night or two – like during a camping trip – you might have looked up at the sky to stare at stars. If the timing and location were right, it might have been a meteor shower show. Either way, there’s no contesting that a city’s air and light pollution really put a damper on celestial beauty.

TechnologyTell Review: V-Moda XS, Boompro, XS vs. M-100

V-Moda has been drumming up accolades over the past couple of years, namely with its renowned Crossfade M-100 headphones. They’ve been doing their own thing since 2004, which is melding tech fashion and performance together. V-Moda has been at it long before this recent, budding revolution of wearable tech. Although some may not prefer V-Moda’s more »

JVC unveils four new sports headphones

Attention physically fit people, and those trying to get there: JVC has four new headphone options for you, all under $40.

TechnologyTell Review: Plantronics BackBeat FIT

When it comes to exercise, music is a driving force. Some studies have shown that people are less likely to commit to working out without music. However, not every set of headphones or earbuds are ideal when it comes to cords, sweat, and motion. It makes sense that a wireless product would pair well with activity.

Sony comes in like a heavyweight with new hi-res audio

There was a time when Sony championed portable audio. Many of us had a Sony Walkman of one type or another, back in the day. However, once MP3s and digital music hit the scene and completely changed the arena, the company fell out of place to the faster and more innovative. But with Sony’s latest product unveiling at the IFA electronics show in Berlin, all this just might change.

Jabra introduces workout earbuds with built-in biometric heart rate monitor

Jabra announced the availability of its Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds, claiming them to be the first stereo earbuds with a built-in biometric heart rate monitor and related app.

Plantronics says new BackBeat PRO wireless headphones offer 24 hours on a single charge

Plantronics today announced new wireless active noise-cancelling headphones with enhanced battery power. The over-the-ear BackBeat PRO Bluetooth headphones are available for $249.99 and promise 24 hours of listening time on a single charge.

Blue’s Mo-Fi headphones feature built-in “audiophile” amplifier

There’s a new headphone brand in town, and this one comes from a company with a rich history in studio microphone technology and design. Not surprisingly, its focus is on audio quality, but with a refreshing, healthy nod to design as well. That company, Blue, today introduced Mo-Fi, which it claims features the world’s first built-in “audiophile” amplifier in a pair of headphones.

TechnologyTell Review: V-Moda Crossfade M-100 & Coilpro

I’ve had my eye on V-Moda for a while. Not only have they received some recent awards, but the trend of melding fashion with wearable tech puts a bullseye right on the company. The thing is, V-Moda hasn’t been doing anything different since their humble beginnings. People have finally caught on to the notion that tech should look as good as it performs.

Klipsch introduces Reference R6m in-ear monitor

Klipsch has launched its Reference R6m in-ear monitor, a universal headphone for any device. The product joins Klipsch’s other Reference Series headphones: the R6 and R6i.

MaCO magnetic cable tie is perfect for headphones, mobile

Although technological advances have been marching us toward environments of wireless-everything, cables are still a reality. Even if you don’t mind how they coil about and criss-cross everywhere, wires still require management. Unless you really, truly don’t care. But the rest of us prefer to have a little organization and tidiness.