headphones

A Hoodie Made From Speaker Fabric Won't Muffle Your Headphones

Originally designed for home or recording studio use, over-the-ear headphones somehow became a popular choice for music aficionados on-the-go. We can probably blame Sony’s Walkman for that, but it means that Betabrand’s new Audio Engineer’s Hoodie — which uses speaker fabric on the hood so headphones can be worn over it — isn’t necessarily just for those hiding in an over air conditioned studio all day.


This App Will Make You Perfect Fitting Earbuds From Photos Of Your Ear

We wear headphones and/or earbuds for hours every day, so comfort is imperative. Want some designed just for you? A new company called Normal wants to sell you perfectly customised earbuds by using a nifty app to get you fitted — instead of having to pay a visit to an expensive audiologist.


Denon AH-C120MA Headphones: Australian Review

Sometimes, you don’t need to pay a lot to get good headphones, if you’re willing to make a few small compromises. The Denon AH-C120MA is lacking in a lot of ways, but it actually sounds pretty impressive for its middling price tag.


Over-Ear Headphones That Wrap Behind Your Head To Preserve Your 'Do

Audio-Technica’s new ATH-S600 headphones don’t break much new ground when it comes to sound quality, but that’s not why consumers might be interested in the new cans. What makes the headphones interesting is their over-ear design with a headband that wraps around the back of the wearer’s head to protect their well-coiffed hairstyle.


Bose FreeStyle Earphones: Australian Review

Bose has never been an especially fashionable brand for headphones. They’re usually serious, finished in blacks and bright silver. The new FreeStyle, though, is a more modern, more stylish take on some high quality earphones from one of the world’s most iconic headphone companies.


Bose SoundTrue On-Ear Headphones: Australian Review

Bose is back with a new suite of headphones. The company is reinventing itself with more fashionable, slightly cheaper and more lifestyle-friendly models, and the middle of that range is where you’ll find the SoundTrue on-ear headphones.


Plantronics BackBeat FIT Headphones: Australian Review

Plenty of people listen to music when they’re working out. But cords can get tangled, headbands can get twisted and earbuds can fall out. Fitness is the perfect application for a high-quality Bluetooth headset, and the Plantronics BackBeat FIT wants to be the pair of headphones you take running, walking or for heading out to the gym.


Beats Solo2 Headphones: Australian Review

I’ve never really liked Beats headphones. I think they look gaudy, they’re overpriced, and they’re aimed at buyers more concerned with fashion than frequency response. For all these reasons, I’m really conflicted about the new Beats Solo2 — since they’re actually pretty damn good.


Beats Powerbeats2 Wireless: Pricey, Rugged Running Headphones

Beats has created a new version of its Powerbeats headphones designed for running. Powerbeats2 Wireless are sweatproof running headphones that get music from you phone via Bluetooth. They will cost around the $200 mark. And we’ll tell you right now that’s more than they’re worth.


Apple Killing The Headphone Jack Would Be Bad For Everyone, Including Apple

Your next iPhone might not be bundled with those glossy white earbuds you’re used to. In fact, it might not even work with those earbuds, or any other headphones you own. Apparently, Apple might be getting rid of the little headphone jack altogether.