headphones

Pioneer DJE-2000 and DJE-1500 in-ear headphones aim at the DJ crowd

Pioneer DJE-2000 and DJE-1500 in-ear headphones aim at the DJ crowd

Normally when we are talking about a new set of headphones aimed at the DJ crowd, we are looking at headphones that have big over the ear cups. Pioneer has announced two sets of new headphones that are aimed at DJs that use an in-ear design for those that prefer something less bulky. The new headphones include the DJE-2000 and the DJE-1500.

Continue Reading

Polk Audio 4 Shot Headset for Xbox One lands March 6

Polk Audio 4 Shot Headset for Xbox One lands March 6

There are a lot of gamers out there that only play games wearing headphones. Headphones often let you hear more nuances of the sound in your favorite games than TV speakers or home theater systems allow. Some FPS gamers swear you can hear enemies behind you with the right headset. My ears have never been that good.

Continue Reading

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds promise audiophile quality for athletes

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds promise audiophile quality for athletes

BlueAnt has introduced its latest audio offering, the Pump HD Sportsbuds aimed at athletes and fitness enthusiasts. With the earbuds comes Bluetooth connectivity and the promise of audiophile-grade audio quality, as well as different color options to match a personal style and various degrees of ruggedness to handle the impact of strenuous activity.

Continue Reading

Plantronics Voyager Edge hands-on

Plantronics Voyager Edge hands-on

Plantronics' latest Bluetooth headset, the Voyager Edge, wants to be all things to all people. Slotting into the company's Voyager range - known for their excellent performance but, even Plantronics admits, somewhat "call center" appearance - but with the style of the more consumer-centric Discovery range, the Voyager Edge is also Plantronics' first real attempt to reposition Bluetooth headsets as smart wearables, not just accessories. We caught up with the company to try the Voyager Edge out and see what makes it so special.

Continue Reading

Plantronics BackBeat FIT sports headset hands-on

Plantronics BackBeat FIT sports headset hands-on

Plantronics has brought its latest sports stereo Bluetooth headset to MWC 2014, promising no tangled cords and up to eight hours of music playback. Following on from the well-esteemed BackBeat GO 2 earbuds of last year, the new BackBeat FIT uses a flexible rubber headband that can be twisted and scrunched up in a rucksack or pocket without tangling, while a reflective strip around it helps with visibility on nighttime runs.

Continue Reading

Urbanears renewed another year with Forget-Me-not, Julep, and Citrus

Urbanears renewed another year with Forget-Me-not, Julep, and Citrus

Supposing you’ve already seen the flat, smooth pallet of colors offered up by Urbanears in the past, you’ll be glad to spot a new set of three on the way. This collection of headphones and earbuds now comes in Pumpkin, Tomato, White, Indigo, Black, Coral, Clover, Lilac, Dark Grey, Cobalt, Clover, as well as the new three. You know what each of those colors represents? You’re alone in that!

Continue Reading

The Dash Wireless Smart Headphones play music and track performance

The Dash Wireless Smart Headphones play music and track performance

A new set of headphones with some unique tech inside have turned up at Kickstarter seeking funds. The project is for the Dash Wireless Smart In Ear Headphones. The project was seeking $260,000 to come to market and has raised $433,630 as of writing with 47 days to go.

Continue Reading

Xbox One controller headset and headphones adapter unveiled: BYOH

Xbox One controller headset and headphones adapter unveiled: BYOH

It's time for the bring-your-own-headset change-over in the Xbox One Wireless Controller environment. Xbox Live's Major Nelson let it be known this week that they'd be bringing this simple adapter device to the market for all users wishing to click-in their own headsets rather than buying Xbox One-specific audio devices only. This was one of our only complaints about the Xbox One Wireless Controller in our original Xbox One Review - looks like it's almost time to made an addendum!

Continue Reading

PlayStation 4 software update arrives tonight: here’s how your headphones start working

PlayStation 4 software update arrives tonight: here’s how your headphones start working

Tonight Sony is issuing PlayStation 4 software update tonight which will bring the operating system up to version 1.60 automatically. This update will be bringing on PlayStation 4 compatibility with a couple of pairs of headphones that were released in the not-too-distant past, those being the Sony PULSE and PULSE - Elite Edition wireless stereo headsets. The software update will be required for all future PlayStation 4 action and, as per usual, will be able to be side-loaded using a USB stick if you do so desire.

Continue Reading

Roccat Kave XTD 5.1 Digital headphones sports dual 40mm drivers in each ear cup

Roccat Kave XTD 5.1 Digital headphones sports dual 40mm drivers in each ear cup

Back during CES 2014 earlier this month, we talked about several new gaming peripherals that the company had unveiled at the show that would be shipping soon. One of those products is the new headphones called the Kave XTD 5.1 Digital. The headphones are now available to purchase.

Continue Reading

Jabra BIZ 2300 keeps professionals in headsets

Jabra BIZ 2300 keeps professionals in headsets

Audio equipment manufacturer Jabra has just announced the new BIZ 2300 headset. This particular equipment is designed from the ground up to cater to the specific requirements and idiosyncrasies of professionals, particularly those in the contact center industry.

Continue Reading

Realtree camo hits gadget universe: Skullcandy, LifeProof, PowerA gaming

Realtree camo hits gadget universe: Skullcandy, LifeProof, PowerA gaming

here’s a brand by the name of Realtree out there that specializes in making some of the most well-known camouflage patterns on the market. Here in 2014, we’re seeing Realtree take a big stab at the gadget market, connecting with 3rd party groups like PowerA for gaming controllers, Skullcandy for headphones, and LifeProof for device cases. Pretty soon we’ll be able to camouflage not only our clothing, but everything else we carry too!

Continue Reading