headphones

Audio-Technica ATH-D900USB USB headphones are first with a 24-bit USB DAC

Audio-Technica ATH-D900USB USB headphones are first with a 24-bit USB DAC

Audio-Technica has been producing all sorts of audiophile grade audio gear for a number of years. The company is particularly known for producing some high-quality USB turntables that are able to turn vinyl records into digital tracks via USB connectivity. The company has announced a new set of audiophile grade USB headphones will launch in February 2014 called the ATH-D9000USB.

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Carbon nanotube headphones create sound using thermoacoustic effect

Carbon nanotube headphones create sound using thermoacoustic effect

Over the years, headphones have become very ubiquitous. You can buy them for a few dollars in the checkout lane at your local Walmart and many smartphones ship with a cheap generic pair of headphones right and the box. It also spend hundreds of dollars on audiophile grade headphones. One thing that all these headphones have in common is that they utilize speaker drivers on the inside that rely on moving parts to create sound. Scientists have created a new type of headphone that uses carbon nanotubes and features no moving parts.

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Myth Labs Eclipse Headphones Review

Myth Labs Eclipse Headphones Review

Being a relatively new company means Myth Labs needs to come correct right from the get-go with their premiere pair of headphones: the Eclipse. Here we've got what could easily be called the first customizable over-ear headphones* - if you're talking about the band, that is - with heavy sound and a burn-in app that'll make sure you understand you're not dealing with any off-the-shelf unit. Therein lies two of the key components for this pair of blasters - customizability in hardware and quality of sound.

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Harman AKG K845BT and K545 over ear reference headphones aim at mobile users

Harman AKG K845BT and K545 over ear reference headphones aim at mobile users

Harman has a complete line of audio solutions and confusingly, sometimes the audio gear is only Harman branded, other times it's Harman Kardon, and other times it's JBL. That means pretty much all that gear is the same, just the name on the product changes. Harman has unveiled a couple pairs of headphones aimed specifically at mobile users looking for reference quality sound. The products include the AKG K845BT and AKG K545 headphones.

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Chips Bluetooth helmet speakers offer audio and smartphone connectivity on the slope

Chips Bluetooth helmet speakers offer audio and smartphone connectivity on the slope

Music is befitting for a variety of activities, not the least of which are outdoor sports that require a helmet. While earbuds can work in such a situation, they're not entirely ideal, and that is where Outdoor Technology's new Chips Bluetooth headphones come in. Unlike traditional headphones, the Chips setup features two speakers connected by a flat band designed for use with helmets.

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