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TechnologyTell Review: Plantronics BackBeat Pro headphones

While there are many audio products available to choose from, not all are created equally. One can spend a lot of time digging in and sorting through all the options to find that right speaker or set of headphones. If you have or are currently experiencing such indecision, read on to see why Plantronics’s latest headphones may be the right choice!

Yamaha reveals beta-titanium earphones

Yamaha recently announced the introduction of the company’s new EPH-M200 earphones made with beta-titanium material. But if you’re asking what that means, we’re more alike than I thought. Apparently, this allows the earphones to conform to the shape of the user’s ear canals for superior comfort. And while I hate the phrase “ear canal,” I fully support a headphones that cares about ear canal comfort (shudders). However, if the price point is too much for you, Yamaha is also releasing the EPH-M100 earphones for a more affordable price point, along with special ear tips with two types of silicone.

808 Performer headphones bring boom, comfort for budgets

Most people I know love music and audio products, yet are loathe to overspend. They’re perfectly fine with the basic earbuds that come with today’s new smartphones. However, as soon as I let them listen to a pair of Sennheiser or V-Moda headphones, minds are quickly changed. They absolutely love the richer sound, that is, until they see the sticker price.

A-Audio Icon Wireless headphone available for pre-order

The holidays are right around the corner, and either you or someone you love deserves something amazing. But maybe more you than them, right? Especially if you expect to do some traveling. Whether or not you expect to spend some time in a car or a plane, you should do so in total audio comfort and bliss.

TechnologyTell Review: Jabra Stealth Bluetooth Headset

If part of your day involves lots of phone time, it pays to have a good earpiece. It doesn’t really matter if you’re in an office, mobile office, or just chit-chat with people frequently. That earpiece is going to be your best friend for quality, wireless communication.

Alpine Electronics launches its first-ever consumer headphone

When you hear the name ‘Alpine’, you likely think of car audio equipment. Alpine Electronics has been a leading manufacturer of performance electronics and mobile vehicle entertainment for decades. We’re talking about everything from speakers, amplifiers, navigation systems, subwoofers, and receivers.

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.