headphones

The Best Bluetooth Headphones For Every Discerning Ear

I love headphones, always have. That’s probably because for most of my life, I was hearing impaired. Headphones were the only way for me to hear music the way it was supposed to be heard — the treble, the bass and everything in between. But I don’t want to be tethered to my laptop and phone: I want to do it wirelessly.


These Are The Headphones Of The Year: Gizmodo Awards 2014

How did this year sound to you? Through the right pair of headphones, it could sound perfect! Here are the headphones of the year


Report: Bose Is Going To Return To The Apple Store

Less than two months after Bose saw its products ignominiously booted from Apple’s physical and online stores, rumours are suggesting a triumphant return for Bose’s high-end audio equipment, now the two firms have finished squabbling.


Gift Guide: 7 Sonic Gifts For Your Favourite Music Nerd 

Whether you’re rocking Serial or the latest Taylor Swift banger we’re all listening to more sound than ever these days. Here’s a selection of audio kit that will make someone’s life sound a little better without necessarily breaking your bank.


Sony MDR-Z7 Headphones: Australian Review

A couple of months ago, I came across some giant headphones that looked beautiful — it was love at first sight. The MDR-Z7 is the absolute best pair of over-the-ear headphones that Sony has released this year, and from the pictures alone you can tell that they’re going to be something special. These $800 headphones sound just as fancy as you’d expect.


Audio Deals! Up To 40% Off Sennheiser, Sony, Pioneer + Panasonic This Weekend

OK entertainment fans, this one’s for you! This weekend Dick Smith has slashed 40% off Pioneer, Panasonic and TDK headphones, 30% off Sennheiser, Sony, Philips and Sportbeatz headphones — plus 30% off Philips Hi-Fi Soundbars and home theatre gear. Also FRIDAY ONLY: Pick up the PlayStation 4 bundled with GTA V and Far Cry 4 with $20 gift voucher for just $479! Here’s what you need to know…


Sennheiser Urbanite XL Headphones: Australian Review

Traditional audio brands are often the slowest to adapt to trends, and we’re only now starting to see super-fashionable headphones in the same vein as the now-ubiquitous Beats By Dre. But those brands bring with them years and years of audio experience, and there are few companies with the history behind them of Sennheiser. The German audio powerhouse’s new Urbanite XL headphones are taking the fight to Beats, Bose and the rest of the young, hip over-the-ear headphone crowd.


Beats Now Makes A Wireless Version Of Its Wildly Popular Solo2 Cans

Beats just announced a wireless Bluetooth version of the revamped Solo2 headphones it announced a few months ago. The Solo are the company’s best-selling headphones, largely because they’re fashionable.


Parrot Zik 2.0: Australian Hands-On, Pricing And Availability

Parrot’s original Philippe Stark-designed Zik headphones were an impressive exercise in design meeting high technology — powerful noise cancelling and all-out wireless sound quality wrapped in plush full-grain leather. They were a little bulky, though — and that’s just one of the aspects that the new Zik 2.0 wants to improve upon.


The First Beats Headphones Under Apple Might Just Be Wireless Solo2s

According to a FCC filing uncovered by 9to5Mac, we’ll soon be getting our eyes on the first Beats headphones produced under new ownership. Those hoping for a new product line will be a little disappointed: it looks like business as usual for Dr Dre, with a wireless version of the Solo2s.