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DigiFi Digital Opera Kleer wireless earphones on sale in US

DigiFi Digital Opera Kleer wireless earphones on sale in US

If the lossless wireless sound offered by Sleek Audio's W-1 adapter appeals, but your budget doesn't exactly stretch to the $320 the company asks for a set of SA6 earphones and the wireless system, DigiFi's Digital Opera earphones may fit the bill.  First announced back in May, up until now the earphones had only been available in Korea; now, Kleer themselves are offering them - together with other products using their lossless technology - in the US.

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Dr. Dre beats tour review

Dr. Dre beats tour review

Monster Cable's headphone collaboration with Dr. Dre, the Beats, surprised us with their musical prowess back in August.  While celebrity endorsements tend toward the cheesy, and Monster's products toward the over-priced, we weren't expecting much; in actual fact, they proved impressively capable.  Now the pair is hoping to do the same for in-ear headphones, with the Beats Tour: can the follow-up muster the same success?

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iMuffs by Wi-Gear Review

iMuffs by Wi-Gear Review

The iMuffs MB210 by Wi-Gear are multi-functional headphones for the iPod Nano, iPod Video (5G), iPod Mini, iPod (3G) and iPod (4G). Wi-Gear has set out to “cut the cord” with this headset. Although not specifically designed for other devices, you can also use these headphones with the iPhone, Bluetooth enabled mobile phones and properly equipped computers.

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Apple In-Ear Headphones with mic & remote on sale

Apple In-Ear Headphones with mic & remote on sale

The in-ear headphones Steve Jobs announced back in September have finally gone on sale, complete with a $79 price-tag.  Showing in the Apple store as shipping in 7-10 days, the headset not only includes the in-ear stereo buds but an in-line microphone and "control capsule" that allows you to adjust volume, play and pause music, and skip between tracks.

 

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Sony Ericsson HBH-S800 Bluetooth Earphones reviewed: Premium Perfection (nearly)

Sony Ericsson HBH-S800 Bluetooth Earphones reviewed: Premium Perfection (nearly)

Sony Ericsson's HBH-S800 Bluetooth Stereo Earphones were announced back in July but have only just begun shipping.  Possibly some of the slickest wireless earphones we've seen to-date, the HBH-S800's manage to squeeze Bluetooth receiver, battery, controls and microphone into two compact earbuds and a tiny microphone bump.  Register Hardware have reviewed the HBH-S800's and, price aside, have come away highly impressed.

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Philips GoGear LUXE Bluetooth A2DP headset & 2GB PMP

Philips GoGear LUXE Bluetooth A2DP headset & 2GB PMP

Philips have unveiled a new stereo Bluetooth headset that not only streams music from your cellphone but has its own onboard storage too.  The Philips GoGear LUXE incorporates Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP stereo support, dual microphones and 2GB of integrated storage; there's also a single-line LCD display that shows Caller ID and track details.

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Denon AH-NC732 Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Denon AH-NC732 Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Denon have announced UK availability of the AH-NC732 Noise-Cancelling Headphones, a high-end set which promises up to 99-percent noise reduction.  Dual 40mm drivers work with the active cancellation system to adjust the sound pressure balance in front of, and behind, the diaphragm; the result is a "cone of silence".

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Sleek Audio Interview: SA6 Wireless, new models and more

Sleek Audio Interview: SA6 Wireless, new models and more

Sleek Audio stormed the high-end personal audio market with their SA6 in-ear monitor earphones, and now the company is preparing to cut the cord with their imminent Kleer wireless adapter.  In an exclusive interview with Mark and Jason Krywko, the father & son team behind Sleek Audio, we discussed the upcoming launch, why Bluetooth just isn't good enough, and some as-yet-unannounced products.

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Audio-Technica ‘Headphones for Ladies’

Audio-Technica ‘Headphones for Ladies’

As everybody knows, a woman's ears will blister and burn if exposed to headphones not purposefully designed for them.  So thank goodness for Audio-Technica's new headphone ranges "created especially for women", five sets of wired on-ear and in-ear models that will make feminists punch the air in delight.  As Crystal Griffith, Audio-Technica's Consumer Marketing Manager gushes, "They combine attractive design with outstanding sound quality, portability and value, and come in a variety of appealing colors to match any style – or stand out in the crowd."  Blimey.

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Shure SE102MPA Sound Isolating Stereo Headset

Shure SE102MPA Sound Isolating Stereo Headset

High-end headphone manufacturer Shure have thrown budget customers another bone, with the announcement of the SE102MPA Sound Isolating Stereo Headset.  Priced at $99.99, it bundles the company's newest SE earphones with their Music Phone Adapter, and is being targeted at iPhone and smartphone owners.

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