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Zipbuds Slide earbuds aim to erase cable tangles

Zipbuds Slide earbuds aim to erase cable tangles

Zipbuds is aiming to improve upon its tangle-free audio offerings with the new Slide, a pair of zipper-toting earbuds with a slide that merges the two cables into one. "Not one more second should be wasted on untangling earbuds," the company said.

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SMS Audio BioSport fitness-tracking earbuds inbound

SMS Audio BioSport fitness-tracking earbuds inbound

Earlier today, word surfaced that 50 Cent's SMS Audio would be launching a pair of fitness-tracking earbuds, something that has now been confirmed. Called the BioSport In-Ear, these earbuds are made in conjunction with a partnership with Intel, and will track users' heart rate.

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FreeWavz fitness earbuds successfully funded on Kickstarter

FreeWavz fitness earbuds successfully funded on Kickstarter

The FreeWavz fitness-centric Bluetooth earbuds we discussed a couple weeks ago have been successfully funded on Kickstarter, hitting and exceeding the campaign goal ahead of its deadline. Though they look like somewhat ordinary wireless earbuds, the FreeWavz double as a fitness wearable.

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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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Samsung Level audio lineup ushers in premium headphones

Samsung Level audio lineup ushers in premium headphones

Samsung has taken the wraps off its own premium products for audiophiles, the Level lineup of headphones and related gadgets. Kicking things off are two pairs of headphones, a set of earbuds, and a Bluetooth speaker, all of which are set to launch tomorrow at Gilt.com, followed by wider availability later this month.

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JBL Synchros E-Series headphones aim at every lifestyle

JBL Synchros E-Series headphones aim at every lifestyle

JBL has introduced a new series of headphones and earbuds designed to meet a variety of different lifestyles, the Synchros E-Series. With this series of audio devices comes a pair of around-ear headphones, a couple pairs of on-ear headphones, and a pair of lightweight earbuds.

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Magnetic earbuds go tangle-free with Amazon Fire Phone

Magnetic earbuds go tangle-free with Amazon Fire Phone

The Amazon Fire Phone is being detailed this week with a pair of magnetic earbuds that come in the box. These earbuds are being pushed as specifically better for pockets than Apple’s stock earbuds with anti-tangle action as well as a design that’s strikingly similar to those that come with the iPhone.

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Earin wireless earbuds promise smallest form factor

Earin wireless earbuds promise smallest form factor

Bluetooth earbuds exist, but they're not quite as wireless as most people would hope. Often times, these devices feature a cable that spans from one ear piece to the other, connecting the two behind your head. While still more convenient when, for example, running than a wired pair, they'll still a hassle when trying to fall asleep listening to your favorite album, and still advertise to others that you have a headset in.

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Spurs joined by Jay Z and Beats Music in remix campaign

Spurs joined by Jay Z and Beats Music in remix campaign

Facing off against the Miami Heat this week were the San Antonio Spurs, finding victory in five games to take the NBA championship. Viewers of the program on ESPN will have seen a brand new video spot from [soon to be owned by Apple] Beats Music. This spot was a small teaser for already-released Beats-sponsored film "Game Before The Game", also included below.

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Apple Lightning headphones on the horizon

Apple Lightning headphones on the horizon

Certainly a coincidence with the recent acquisition of Beats Music and Beats Electronics, Apple has this week revealed a new MFi specification for Lightning Headphones. The Made for iPhone program allows businesses to release their electronics with a fancy stamp that also potentially allows them to have said products in Apple Stores. In this case, Lightning Cable MFi specifications connect with headphones for high-quality audio.

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Sennheiser G4ME ZERO and ONE gaming headsets go black

Sennheiser G4ME ZERO and ONE gaming headsets go black

Two of the most comfortable headsets for gaming on the market today have just gotten darker. When both the Sennheiser G4ME ZERO and Sennheiser G4ME ONE were delivered earlier this year, they were brought on in white with black and red accents. Today they’re returning to form with black throughout, tapped with smooth red accents once again.

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Apple $3.2bn Beats buy apparently confirmed by Dr. Dre

Apple $3.2bn Beats buy apparently confirmed by Dr. Dre

As ways of announcing a $3.2bn acquisition go, popping drinks in the studio with Dr. Dre as he declares himself "the first billionaire in hip-hop" over the deal to sell Beats to Apple is one of the most memorable. In a video posted by actor Tyrese Gibson to his Instagram account, the rapper and producer behind Beats Audio seemingly confirms the sale to the iPhone maker, along with suggesting that the Forbes rich list probably now needs updating.

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