High quality headsets aren’t often cheap - the folks at Gamdias are hoping to change that. Releasing the Gamdias EROS V2 earlier this year, the team behind the gaming company made an awesome combination: a surprisingly pleasant gaming headset experience with a price that won’t eviscerate your wallet.
With the slew of PS4 goodies set to arrive in the near future will come the Silver Wired Stereo Headset for the PlayStation 4, a pair of cans retailing for $69.99 USD -- a more budget-friendly option over the Gold Wireless Stereo Headset. Says Sony, the audio offering will launch this fall.
It would appear that Sennheiser was tired of seeing their competition succeed with bass as their main (and sometimes only) aim. With the Sennheiser URBANITE and URBANITE XL, the team ignites the lower end - this line "delivers massive bass but with Sennheiser’s uncompromising audio expertise ensuring excellent clarity throughout the entire frequency range."
The influx of heart rate-monitoring earbuds has a new entrant, the Jabra Sport Pulse. As the name suggests, these fitness-centric earbuds have an integrated heart rate monitor that provides wearers with their heart rate data, no wristband necessary. The earbuds are joined by the Sport Life Application.
Plantronics' latest set of BackBeat headphones are here, and while the BackBeat FIT may have targeted fitness nuts, the BackBeat PRO wants music quality to be its focus. Piping stereo audio from your phone, tablet, laptop, or something else over Bluetooth, the headphones boost wireless range to a hefty 100m if you're pairing them with a Class 1 Bluetooth device, as well as packing sensors that control playback depending on whether you're wearing the cans.
If you want the best in personal audio, so the standard thinking goes, you need a standalone headphone amplifier, but Blue Microphones is hoping to change all that with its first set of consumer headphones. Mo-Fi may look like a typical set of over-the-ear headphones, but inside there's what Blue describes as an audiophile-grade amplifier and the rechargeable battery to power it, hooked up to 50mm hi-fi drivers.
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.
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.