Posts Tagged: "Headphone"

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HiFiMAN HE-400 Headphones Review

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A short time back, I had the opportunity to meet with HIFIMAN’s head guru, Dr. Fang Bian. We went over some of the past problems in creating audio products for a discerning public in the age of digital audio playback devices, low resolution files and where the term “Audiophile” seems...

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i-mego THRONE Over Ear Headphones Review

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Headphones used to be dull — boring even. All t hey did was go over your ears and convey the sound from your audio device. That’s it. Did they need to look good? No way! In fact the companies used to take pride in how clunky they appeared because…that bespoke...

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Wicked Audio SOLUS Headphones Review

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Headphones have been around in one form or another ever since the first radio was created for consumer use. Today we get “brand names” based off of celebrities and athletes and music producers. This all seems to indicate that the appeal is directed emotionally at the potential buyer. And it...

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HIFIMAN HM-101 USB DAC Review

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The first time I heard the word “DAC” I thought it was a misspelling of a company that used to send me catalogs of unusual electronic equipment made in dubious places for ridiculously low prices. Of course I eventually learned what a “digital audio converter” was and that it’s now...

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ODDIO1: Cord-Free iPod Shuffle Headphones (video)

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If you workout then you’ve probably at sometime in your life got tripped up by your headphone cord draped from your ears to your pocket.  When the Shuffle was introduced it hardly resolved this issue, but since Apple released the model that included a built-in spring loaded belt clip we...

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Win a Pair of UrbanEars TANTO Headphones from GadgetReview

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GadgetReview is giving away a pair of UrbanEars TANTO headphones ($40 value), to ONE lucky winner! UrbanEars TANTO headphones come in a variety of colors (to say the least).  They’re lightweight and portable, but that doesn’t mean they’ve sacrificed on sound quality.  Included is a fabric cord to minimize tangling, as well as an...

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iHome SD63 Retro Headphones

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Retro is in.  Always has been and always well be.  Take for instance classic cars.  A 60s Mustang will forever hold its value.  And lets not forget about the music.  It will forever have a place in everyone’s hearts, old or young.  And as it turns out, the fine folks...

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Bower and Wilkins C5 Sport Headphones

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We’re not too crazy about highend headphones.  In our experience they more often than not turn out to be overpriced and in turn under deliver.  Perhaps our expectations are too great or our ears just aren’t as discerning as the audiophiles that craft the mini speakers.  However, we’re a big...