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.
Jabra has a new duo of headsets (and a pair of earbuds), all of them boasting wireless connectivity and a roster of features, not the least of which is long battery life and the promise of solid audio quality. They've all made their IFA 2014 debut, and will be available in the next handful of weeks at various price points.
It’s less than a month now before we expect Samsung to reveal their own Android-powered VR headset the likes of which we’ve seen before only a few times. With "devices" like Google Cardboard already released in small supply, Samsung is readying their own headset that’ll work with Samsung smartphones specifically. This is the Samsung Gear VR.
The creator and master of Minecraft, Markus "Notch" Persson, is only human. As such, it would appear that his interest (or disinterest) in holding a grudge against Oculus for their Facebook agreement is officially expired, making way for a Minecraft port from source to the world of virtual reality. The beacons have once more been lit.
It would seem that Samsung’s team-up with Oculus VR made their design department follow their team’s lead. The device you’re about to see would appear to be Samsung’s first virtual reality headset. As previously tipped, this device would work with a Samsung smartphone to provide its display.
If you’re a fan of the brain-monitoring collection of devices out on the market today, you might already know about the brand NeuroSky. Dell also knows, and this year they’ve been testing a number of headsets - including the one made by NeuroSky in 2007 and released in 2009 - to see what they can do to read a user’s mood.
This week we’re hearing again - and potentially seeing - the Samsung virtual reality headset. This headset is said to be similar to Google’s #cardboard setup, allowing you to make use of your Samsung smartphone for the display in a head-mounted virtual reality experience. Then there’s Oculus Rift, the highest-end of the bunch, ready to take on all interlopers.
A phrase like "small but terrible" comes to mind when looking at the Jabra Stealth. While this Bluetooth headset looks small and frail, the audio equipment maker promises that it can blast your eardrums just as well as larger and more obnoxious ones in the market, including its own older brothers.
Plantronics knows a thing or two about Bluetooth headsets, being one of the stalwarts of the industry, but the new Voyager Edge still has something unusual to it. Fitting in-between Plantronics’ Legend and Discovery lines of earpieces, the Voyager Edge claims to pair the performance of the former with the style of the latter, in a headset suitable for both home and office. There’s some strong competition from Jawbone’s Era, however; read on to find out which deserves a spot on your ear.
Gaming accessory maker Mad Catz is at it again, and this time it has a trio of headsets designed with the Xbox One specifically in mind. While these headsets don't look as stealthy as their names would otherwise suggest, each, according to Mad Catz, has been designed to bring out the best audio experience for your gaming needs.