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Plantronics BackBeat Sense Bluetooth Headphones: Australian Review

I’ve struggled to find a pair of good commuting headphones for a while now. Most are too large and bulky, some Bluetooth models require expensive consumable non-rechargeable batteries, and a lot just don’t sound very nice to listen to for extended sessions. But I’ve found my perfect match — Plantronics’ new BackBeat Sense headphones are small, light, compact, portable, and pack in surprisingly good sound for their size along with excellent and headache-free Bluetooth.


Logitech's New Gaming Headphones Might Actually Sound Good

Most gaming headphones I’ve ever used have sacrificed actual sound quality for aggressive styling that lets everyone else know you call your computer desk a battlestation. Logitech’s latest headphones for gamers aren’t exactly discrete, but the company is promising sound quality that lives up to the visual hype.


Stylish Headphones: Noise Cancelling And Other Specs That Matter

Gizmodo Video Guide:A good pair of ear-buds or over-ear headphones can get pricey real quickly, so only pay for the features you’ll need. Here’s what you should consider.


Beats Solo Wireless Headphones: Australian Review

Beats are still the butt of every joke in the headphone world, but I don’t know how long that’s going to last when products as good as the Solo Wireless keep coming out. These headphones are fantastic.


Are Beats Headphones Really Designed To Trick You?

Last month, Beats by Dre headphones went in for a thorough slagging across the internet, and on this here blog, on the basis of a teardown of the flashy cans. The exercise, conducted by a venture capital outfit called Bolt that focuses on hardware startups, seemed to prove that the headphones were a sham. It turns out that the teardown itself was based on a sham: The headphones were counterfeit. But as revealed by our own teardown of what we’re pretty sure is a legit pair of Beats, Bolt wasn’t wrong about the quality of these devices.


Inside The Small Shop That Makes Fantastic Headphones The Old-School Way

For such a quaint shop that hasn’t advertised their headphones since 1964, Grado Headphones is a total powerhouse. Hypebeast took a tour to find out the story behind Grado and it’s fascinating to see how these old school makers of headphones compete with the excessive beaten industry of today.


Beat By Dre: The Exclusive Inside Story Of How Monster Lost The World

There’s never been anything like Beats By Dre. The bulky rainbow headphones are a gaudy staple of planes, clubs and footpaths everywhere: as mammoth, beloved and expensive as their namesake. But Dr Dre didn’t just hatch the flashy lineup from his freight train chest: The venture began as an unlikely partnership between a record-industry powerhouse and a boutique audio company best known for making expensive HDMI cables.


How Beats Tricks You Into Thinking It Makes A Premium Product

The sneaky designers at Beats by Dre employ a clever trick to make you think that the company’s plastic headphones are durable products worth the premium price.


Sennheiser Now Sells Spare Parts In Australia

Headphones broken? Cable getting a bit frayed and fuzzy? Lost an earpad? Sennheiser now sells replacement cables, earpads and other bits and pieces for its headphones in Australia through an online store.


Sennheiser's New $US500 Wireless Headphones Only Work Well With A Wire

I love Sennheiser’s very expensive, very handsome wireless headphones. But, unfortunately, I can’t use my Sennheiser Momentum Wireless headset unless I plug in a cord. This is a big problem for wireless headphones — big enough that the company has now stopped shipping the product.


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