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ColorWare Beats by Dre Studio headphones bring the fancy for $1k

ColorWare Beats by Dre Studio headphones bring the fancy for $1k

Part of the appeal of the Beats by Dre headphones has always been their distinctive white or black color scheme, but ColorWare has a new, even more exclusive finish for those with bulging wallets. $1,000 gets you a pair of limited edition ColorWare Collection Illusion Beats by Dre Studio headphones with one of three iridescent color schemes, almost guaranteed to get you noticed.

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Koss STRIVA is world’s first WiFi headphone system

Koss STRIVA is world’s first WiFi headphone system

Audio accessories maker Koss announced a new headphone system today that it's claiming to be the world's first to employ WiFi technology for receiving music directly from the Internet. The new WiFi-equipped headphone system is called STRIVA and is launching with two styles, one in-ear called the TAP and one over-the-ear called the PRO. Both come with a STRIVA CAP, or Content Access Point, which acts as the WiFi hub for the headphones and is the size of a matchbook.

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Sennheiser IE 800 earphones hands-on

Sennheiser IE 800 earphones hands-on

Sennheiser caters for just about all price points in the earphones market, but the new IE 800's will resolutely target the high-end with their €599 sticker when they arrive this summer. We grabbed some ears-on time with the distinctive buds - notable for their double-flare of bass tubes protruding from curvaceous ceramic casings - today, to see whether the audio lives up to the hype.

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Sennheiser outs IE 800 earphones and HDVD 800 headphone amp

Sennheiser outs IE 800 earphones and HDVD 800 headphone amp

Sennheiser has revealed its latest high-end headphones, the IE 800, along with its first headphone amplifier, the HDVD 800, each expected to go on sale this summer. Each slotting in at the pinnacle of Sennheiser's range, the IE 800's bring newly-miniaturized drivers and styling that should make your ears the envy of audiophiles, while the HDVD 800 has been designed as the ideal foil for the company's more expensive models.

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HTC Beats headphones won’t be pack-in item anymore

HTC Beats headphones won’t be pack-in item anymore

Despite the strong branding power of HTC and Beats Audio, HTC does not have any plans to continue backing in Beats headphones with future smartphone handsets. The idea was incorporated with the recent Rezound phone, but apparently HTC realized that hardly swayed anyone to buy the phone. When customers shop for a new smartphone, the included headphones aren't exactly at the top of the list of priorities.

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Beats eying MOG for headphone selling hub tip insiders

Beats eying MOG for headphone selling hub tip insiders

Beats Audio's ambitions for tipped acquisition target MOG extend beyond establishing its own Spotify rival, according to insiders, with the service tipped to form the backbone of a new music store hub. The Beats-branded store would offer both digital content and the headphones to listen to it on, according to CNET's sources, taking advantage of the increasing popularity of the distinctive hardware.

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Logitech unveils BH320 USB Stereo Earbuds optimized for business

Logitech unveils BH320 USB Stereo Earbuds optimized for business

Logitech today unveiled the first set of earbuds qualified as Optimized for Microsoft Lync, which is a clear indicator that the product means business. Indeed, the Logitech BH320 USB Stereo Earbuds are designed specifically for the business user, providing subtle style and a full set of in-line controls for those requiring a comfortable headset for voice or video calls on their PCs.

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Sync by 50 SMS-WS Wireless Headphones Review

Sync by 50 SMS-WS Wireless Headphones Review

What we've got here is a pair of wireless headphones by the name of Sync by 50, made by SMS audio and sent out in the first wave of headphones approved and tuned personally by 50 Cent and crew. This model is the shiny white version of these bluetooth-enabled phones, a black version also available in stores now - both of these models lit up by the "S" logo on either ear and connected to your bluetooth devices with a dongle about half the size of a pack of gum, and twice as fat. Are these massive and massively flashy headphones worth their equally massive price tag at $399.95? Let's find out!

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House of Marley Redemption Song On-ear Headphones Review

House of Marley Redemption Song On-ear Headphones Review

We've got our hands on the legacy of Bob Marley encapsulated in a pair of on-ear headphones, a pair by the name of Redemption Song. This pair of headphones is one of six different models available at the moment from House of Marley in the on-ear headphones category and have the same environment-friendly and premium features as the whole House of Marley line of phones: recyclable aluminum ring, recycled packaging, and an audio cord that's to die for. And the phones sound pretty darn good, too.

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id America Spark In-Ear Headphones Review

id America Spark In-Ear Headphones Review

When you look for a quality pair of earbuds for your day to day activities like riding the bus, sitting in the commons at your school listening to some tunes at lunchtime, or just walking to and from your vehicle at the office, you want a few things specifically. One of those things is for the audio to sound great. The next thing, and this is two for two so far with the Spark, is for the phones to either have a high or low-profile look to them. Lucky you, Spark can come in either black as night or bright as the sun shines in the noon time.

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