Tag: In-line microphone

Plantronics BackBeat FIT wireless earbuds coming in April

Plantronics BackBeat FIT wireless earbuds coming in April

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wireless earbuds is familiar territory for Californian audio company Plantronics. In 2012 they released the BackBeat Go, and in 2013 an updated version came out, the BackBeat Go 2. While the BackBeat Go is designed for general use, the new BackBeat FIT is tailored specifically for working out. Announced at MWC, the BackBeat FIT comes in two […]

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Koss debuts the budget KEB15i in-ears

Koss debuts the budget KEB15i in-ears

| February 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Last week, Koss posted a subliminal marketing video for a new product. Our guess was that it would be an on-the-ear headphone similar to the Sennheiser HD-25, but we couldn’t have been more wrong. The KEB15i is an in-ear headset that comes in a multitude of colors: teal, gray, blue, purple, and red. What’s cool […]

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AIAIAI TMA-1 X coming soon for $129

AIAIAI TMA-1 X coming soon for $129

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

For anyone eyeing the TMA-1 on-ear DJ headphones but are hesitant in shelling out the $200, hold tight. AIAIAI is releasing a lower-end model dubbed the TMA-1 X that undercuts the price of the original by $70.   MSRP’ing at $129, the TMA-1 X sits squarely in the middle of AIAIAI’s headphone lineup, above the […]

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Pre-order the Brainwavz HM9, available mid-August

Pre-order the Brainwavz HM9, available mid-August

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over the past few years, Brainwavz has quietly been releasing some of the best bang-for-your-buck headphones on the market. And there seems to be no stopping. Today, Brainwavz announced the HM9, an on-ear portable headphone that aims to be a do-it-all headphone for the average consumer. The features advertised are as follows: Punchy, accurate bass […]

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Beats revamps the Dre Studios: similar look, upgraded components

Beats revamps the Dre Studios: similar look, upgraded components

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Beats by Dr. Dre have been at the forefront of the celebrity and fashion headphones movement, and as we all know, technology goes out of fashion real quick these days. With that in mind, the company has announced that their first and most popular headphone is getting a refresh. The 2013 iteration of the Beats by […]

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Plantronics upgrades the BackBeat Go: multi-device pairing, six-month standby

Plantronics upgrades the BackBeat Go: multi-device pairing, six-month standby

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

A little over a year ago, Plantronics introduced the BackBeat Go, a pair of wireless in-ear headphones with a daring new form factor. Today, we see the introduction of the BackBeat Go 2 which sports several significant upgrades yet a lower price tag than the original had at launch ($80 down from $100). The most […]

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Sennheiser discontinues the Amperior

Sennheiser discontinues the Amperior

| July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just last year, Sennheiser released a successor to the long-running HD-25-1 II: the Amperior. The new additions were aluminum earcups (which improve the resonance), an in-line mic/remote, and new color options (blue and silver). All that sounds great, but the big problem was the price increase: $350 up from $200, which apparently didn’t fare well […]

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Skullcandy Mix Master Review

Skullcandy Mix Master Review

| May 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

A fun, assertive headphone with some great features for DJs.

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Philips CitiScape Downtown Review

Philips CitiScape Downtown Review

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

A comfortable high-isolating headphone with a minimalist feel and good sound to match.

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Boomphones: headphones with built-in speakers (only available in Canada)

Boomphones: headphones with built-in speakers (only available in Canada)

| April 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

We’ve all had those moments where we’ve wanted to share something on our phone or MP3 player but have simply had to settle for the crappy speaker built-in to the device. Boomphones aim to provide the best solution to that problem, developing headphones that have speakers built-in! The button on the earcup lets you switch […]

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