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V-Moda Zn Headphones are for active and mobile audiophiles

V-Moda Zn Headphones are for active and mobile audiophiles

Often when we talk about headphones for audiophiles, we are talking about big and bulky over ear headphones that aren't super portable and certainly weren't made for people who are exercising. V-Moda has rolled out a new set of in-ear headphones that are small and sleek but promise the sound quality audiophiles want and they are called the Zn in-ear headphones.

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Bowers & Wilkins updates 800 Series Diamond audiophile loudspeaker

Bowers & Wilkins updates 800 Series Diamond audiophile loudspeaker

When it comes to high-end audiophile grade speakers and other gear, Bowers & Wilkins is one of the makers of elite hardware in the realm. B&W has announced that the high-end 800 Series Diamond loudspeakers have been updated with new features and almost completely redesigned from the ground up in a project that has spanned seven years.

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Griffin Twenty review; the digital Bluetooth amp for all

Griffin Twenty review; the digital Bluetooth amp for all

There are all kinds of devices out there that want to usher your old tech into the new digital world. Some, like Blumoo, just want to let you control your TV from your smartphone. Some want to connect your car, and others want your home to be some sort of eerie automated cubby. Twenty just wants to save you from buying new speakers. The digital amplifier connects to existing home audio solutions (or desktop speakers!), and offers Bluetooth connectivity with your handheld gadgets.

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Sony has $160 microSD card coming for ‘Premium Sound’ lovers

Sony has $160 microSD card coming for ‘Premium Sound’ lovers

It’s all about sound. And noise. Well, to Sony it is, at least. In a bit of a head-scratcher, Sony is releasing a new microSD card, called the microSDXC. This 64GB card is labelled as being “for Premium Sound”, to which Sony hopes audiophiles everywhere will buy it. At $160, it’s a lot pricier than similarly specced microSD cards. That massive price boost (like five-times as much) is explained away, where Sony explains it has “less electrical noise when reading data”.

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Insanely expensive AudioQuest cable promises big sound for audiophiles

Insanely expensive AudioQuest cable promises big sound for audiophiles

Audiophiles have been known to spend big money on products that seem a bit out there to the average user. For instance, they will spend thousands of dollars on amplifiers with old school vacuum tubes when the non-audiophile can get an amp for a fraction of that price. A new audiophile product has landed and this time it's an insanely expensive Cat-6 Ethernet cable.

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Hoodie targets audiophiles with headphones-friendly hood

Hoodie targets audiophiles with headphones-friendly hood

Clothing targeted specifically at techies is a growing industry, one that aims to satisfy the modern world's growing gadget-centric needs. One of the newest pieces of apparel in this category is Betabrand's new hoodie targeted specifically at audiophiles.

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Westone Elite Series in-ear earphones aim at musicians and audiophiles

Westone Elite Series in-ear earphones aim at musicians and audiophiles

Westone is a company that specializes in producing high performance audio and in ear earphones. The company has announced a new line of Elite series high performance in-ear monitors that are aimed at professional musicians and audiophiles. The E-Series earphones include several models.

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V-MODA unveils VAMP VERZA amp and Metallo smartphone case for audiophiles

V-MODA unveils VAMP VERZA amp and Metallo smartphone case for audiophiles

V-MODA has unveiled its incredible eye-candy VAMP VERZA audio amplifier and Metallo case, both of which can be combined to create an awesome portable audio system sure to appeal to the audiophiles among us. The Metallo case is currently available for the Samsung Galaxy S III, but a case for the Galaxy S IV, which will be launched tomorrow in NYC, will be available soon. We have a gallery after the break.

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Sennheiser HD 700 hands-on

Sennheiser HD 700 hands-on

Sennheiser today at CES 2012 have just announced the their new HD 700 cans. Senn promises that these new phones will make sure to please your ears (but not your wallet). Coming in at around $999 they aren't for the feint of heart. For those true audiophiles and lovers -- these will surely impress.

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JHAudio 10X3, 11, 13 & 16 PRO Series Audio Monitors Now Available

JHAudio 10X3, 11, 13 & 16 PRO Series Audio Monitors Now Available

Want to experience the same audio quality that is already trusted by professional musicians and rock Gods worldwide? Feel like your in-ear headphones, or even your over-the-ear ones, just aren't cutting it in the sound quality and accuracy? Then JHAudio has you covered. They've just made it known that their JHAudio PRO Series of in-ear audio monitors are available for everyone, so you can now experience the music from your favorite MP3 player with these little beasts.

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McIntosh unveils new MCD1000 CD player that is high-end with retro style

McIntosh unveils new MCD1000 CD player that is high-end with retro style

If you are into high-end audio gear, you may be familiar with the McIntosh name. The company has added a new product to its lineup called the MCD1000. The device is a CD player and a multiple source digital preamp in one. The thing is very much a high-end audiophile grade device with a price to match at $10,000.

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Freescale tablet concept offers pro-audio docks

Freescale tablet concept offers pro-audio docks

Freescale are following up on their first batch of mobile device concepts with another idea for the table of the future, a multimedia and pro-audio focused slate.  Targeted at college-age students "into art and music", the unnamed tablet would have a number of modular docking stations into which it could snap for specialised connectivity.

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