Tag: Wireless

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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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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Soundmagic Ventures into Full-Size Mid-Fi

Soundmagic Ventures into Full-Size Mid-Fi

| July 17, 2012 | 2 Comments

Soundmagic, a company known for pushing boundaries in the budget earphone market has just released their first full-size offerings: the HP100, HP200, and WP10. The closed-back HP100 retails for around $200 and offers a solid combination of fashionable looks, full-fledged accessories, and unique sound signature. Instead of trying to take on the portable heavyweights in […]

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Ultimate Ears 9000 Bluetooth Headphones in the Pipeline

Ultimate Ears 9000 Bluetooth Headphones in the Pipeline

| July 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Logitech’s audio division is entering new territory by way of the Ultimate Ears 9000, the company’s first full-size headphone. The UE 9000 will be bluetooth enabled, but nothing else is known as of yet. It does look to be very small, but I don’t trust the proportionality of the below photo at all. The 2.5cm […]

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Koss releases Striva WiFi-enabled headphones

Koss releases Striva WiFi-enabled headphones

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Koss is pushing their creative limits and is incorporating wireless streaming into their line of headphones a-la Sync by 50.

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Plantronics takes a stab at bluetooth IEMs with the BackBeat Go

Plantronics takes a stab at bluetooth IEMs with the BackBeat Go

| April 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Plantronics is not known for its headphones but certainly have a unique offering in the BackBeat Go almost wireless IEMs.

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SMS Audio SYNC by 50 Review

SMS Audio SYNC by 50 Review

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

In an attempt to piggy-back off the success of Beats by Dre, SYNC by 50 is a similarly priced headphone that boasts an industry-new wireless/wired combo. It is a great concept from a marketing perspective, but SMS Audio just wasn’t able to pull it off on the technical/engineering side. I won’t give a full review […]

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