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These custom AirPod Pros cost over $67k

These custom AirPod Pros cost over $67k

A pair of AirPod Pro earbuds were customized by the same folks who brought you several diamond-encrusted iPhones. They've suggested that the "Caviar AirPods Pro Gold Edition" is an extravagant package the likes of which only one person will ever own. They've suggested that the body of each of the AirPod Pro buds is "one-piece 750-content gold."

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Master & Dynamic MH40 wireless headphones cut cord on a fan-favorite

Master & Dynamic MH40 wireless headphones cut cord on a fan-favorite

Master & Dynamic is turning five years old, and because of that milestone, it's releasing a wireless version of its MH40 headphones. The original MH40 is one of Master & Dynamics more successful models, so it shouldn't come as much of a surprise to see it get a wireless version. The headphones are launching today, but if you want a pair for yourself, you'll need to plop down a fair amount of cash.

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V-MODA M-200 over-ear studio headphones can be customized

V-MODA M-200 over-ear studio headphones can be customized

High-end audio company V-MODA has launched M-200, its new pair of studio headphones. The model packs an over-ear design and a level of quality that'll appeal to audiophiles and anyone who works with audio at the professional level. The M-200 packs 50mm drivers and what the company calls 'clear and neutral' audio quality that makes it easy to pick out the smallest sounds.

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Apple AirPods Pro Review – Why less noise costs more

Apple AirPods Pro Review – Why less noise costs more

If the AirPods' convenience was enough to make Apple's fully-wireless earbuds a runaway hit, adding active noise cancellation could send them stratospheric. That's the theory behind the Apple AirPods Pro, anyway, instantly familiar at first glance but packing the sort of sound isolation that city dwellers, office workers, and frequent fliers dream of. At $249 they may not be cheap, but can the AirPods Pro make up for that in the ears?

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Beats Solo Pro Review – Active noise cancellation with an Apple core

Beats Solo Pro Review – Active noise cancellation with an Apple core

We're suddenly in a golden age for active noise cancelling headphones, and the Beats Solo Pro are aiming to oust the Bose from your bag with some Apple razzle-dazzle. The latest iteration of Beats' wildly successful headphones range, the Solo Pro were redesigned from scratch with Apple's H1 chipset at the heart, and a fully-automatic noise-cancelling system to keep the outside world at bay. Read on for the full review.

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Apple AirPods Pro: 5 things to consider before you buy

Apple AirPods Pro: 5 things to consider before you buy

They're the Apple product many have been waiting for: AirPods Pro bring active noise cancellation to the instantly-recognizable white earbuds. Joining, rather than replacing, the existing AirPods range, they're not exactly cheap at $249, but for frequent travelers or urban commuters deep in the Apple ecosystem they could be a godsend. I've been wearing AirPods Pro this week: read on for what already stands out.

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Skullcandy Method ANC wireless earbuds have built-in Tile tracking

Skullcandy Method ANC wireless earbuds have built-in Tile tracking

Skullcandy has introduced another pair of wireless earbuds that feature built-in Tile tracking technology. The new Skullcandy Method ANC, as the model's name suggests, features Active Noise Cancellation technology, meaning ambient noises are actively blocked when the ANC feature is active. Despite the many features, the earbuds retain a relatively slim design.

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Razer Hammerhead true wireless earbuds promise low latency for gaming

Razer Hammerhead true wireless earbuds promise low latency for gaming

It looks like Apple isn't alone in launching a new set of wireless earbuds this week. Hot on the heels of Apple's reveal of the AirPods Pro, Razer has announced a set of "true wireless earbuds" of its own. Dubbed the Razer Hammerhead earbuds, the company says that these will offer ultra low-latency audio that's free of desyncing.

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AirPods Pro with noise-cancellation could land this month

AirPods Pro with noise-cancellation could land this month

Apple's AirPods Pro, a high-end version of its wildly popular wireless earbuds, could launch as soon as the end of October, new reports suggest. The new headphones are expected to stick with the in-ear design of the current AirPods, which were refreshed earlier this year, but adopt a different design with more advanced features to better isolate the wearer from the outside world.

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Skullcandy Vert Review: Wireless earbuds made for gloved hands

Skullcandy Vert Review: Wireless earbuds made for gloved hands

Skullcandy has launched a pair of wireless earbuds that come with a unique twist: a large puck-shaped dial designed for use by gloved hands. The idea behind the unique design is simple: if you're out snowboarding, for example, you'll likely be wearing a pair of gloves and listening to music using earbuds. In order to adjust the volume, pause the playback, and more while on the snow, you'd need to remove the gloves first. Skullcandy designed its new Vert model to offer a solution to this problem.

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Pixel 4: Why no earbuds in the box is a good thing

Pixel 4: Why no earbuds in the box is a good thing

The Google Pixel 4 doesn't include a pair of earbuds in its box, no headphone jack, and no 3.5mm headphone adapter for USB-C. My first reaction as a tech news reporter and reviewer of products is to cry foul! We've come to expect that we'll get certain things when we buy a smartphone, and those expectations are being changed for us, right before our eyes! But there's a bright side to some of this.

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Sony’s 360-degree audio tech will arrive for 1,000 songs this fall

Sony’s 360-degree audio tech will arrive for 1,000 songs this fall

Sony's previously announced 360 Reality Audio will arrive for around 1,000 songs this fall, the company has announced. Sony first detailed this technology during CES 2019, introducing the world to what it described as a new music experience that is more immersive by putting listeners within a 3D sound field. Behind the new capability lies object-based spatial audio technology.

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