gadgets
Innovative Headphone Maker Doppler Labs Was Too Good For This World

Doppler Labs emerged four years ago as a rare breed in the startup world. It had an original idea—putting a computer in everyone’s ear and allowing them to control the sound of their world—and it was ambitious without forcing snake oil down people’s throats. On Tuesday, the company announced that it was going out of business. Read More >>

reviews
Flares Pro Earphones Review: Fancy, But Pricey

I should probably preface this by saying I’m not in any way an audiophile. While I truly appreciate good quality sound, I don’t know a thing about stereo width, audio frequencies or what ‘warm’* is meant to sound like. I listen to music as much as the next person though, and since I much prefer in-ear buds over a pair of big, bulky outer ear headphones, I was very intrigued to see exactly how good something from the top end of the market could possibly be. Read More >>

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Apple Will Charge You £65 If You Lose an AirPod

After a few months of delays, Apple’s AirPods are finally shipping. And now that the wireless earphones are on their way to users, Apple is detailing how much servicing AirPods will cost. Read More >>

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The Sound of These £3,699 Earphones is Reserved for Your Dreams Only

Knowing the fortunes of my favourite bands, I'm pretty sure I could purchase the members outright for the same price as the oBravo EAMT-1 earphones. The "most expensive" in the world, the luxury in-ears will set you back a stonking £3,699. Read More >>

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Razer ManO’War Review: Virtual 7.1 Headset is Ready for Battle

Our PC monitors now curve around the edges of our desks, graphics cards can push enough pixels to give a true sense of photorealism, and virtual reality goggles can put you right inside the action. For that truly transportive gaming experience, it’s now more important than ever then to have sound up to scratch with the visuals. And while it may be a bit of a stretch for most to kit a study out with surround sound speakers, Razer’s simulated 7.1 set-up in its ManO’War gaming headset is about as good as it gets. Read More >>

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Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earphones Measure Your Heart Rate From Your Earholes

Though it may not be the most obvious place to get an accurate reading of your heart rate, your inner ear, with its network of tiny blood vessels, is actually one of the best places in your body (aside from your derrière, surprisingly) to check how well your heart is pumping. Jabra's Sport Pulse Wireless earphones are the first buds to capitalise on this little-known fact, being the first fitness-focussed buds to have a built-in, in-ear heart rate monitor. Read More >>

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Even Beats Co-Founder Jimmy Iovine Thinks Apple’s Earphones are Rubbish

The ink on the Beats / Apple partnership contract may still be drying, but Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine hasn't been mincing his words when it comes to what he thinks of Apple's Earpod Earphones. Read More >>

patents
Next-Gen Apple EarPods Might Include Motion Sensors for Better Voice Recognition

While many would hope that Apple would just sort out the audio quality of its in-the-box EarPod earphones, a newly uncovered patent suggests the company has bigger plans in mind for its in-ear noise makers. Read More >>

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Noise Isolating Earphones for Just 99p are Your “What? Huh? Can You Say That Again?” Deal of the Day

While earphones can be intensely annoying -- note, anyone who has them on so loud it sounds like mice rioting in a biscuit tin or absolutely anyone wearing Beats by Dr Dre headphones -- they are a necessity. For starters, you can expertly ignore people while listening to your favourite songs and transport your commute to an imagined dancefloor or gig. Read More >>

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Here’s Denon’s Razer-Inspired Urban Raver Headphones, Complete With LED Urban Styling

Looks like Denon has taken a just a little bit of inspiration from Razer with their brand new duo of headphones, that look like, well, a Razer gaming mouse got lucky with a pair of Denon headphones around nine months ago. And well, out popped non-identical twins with LEDs and Urban Raver branding too. Read More >>

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Logitech Announces the Launch of a New Line of Ultimate Ears Products

Logitech and UE first combined forces back in 2008 and delivered the UE Air Speaker earlier this year which was a pretty decent AirPlay affair, but now they're back to pump out a whole (pricey!) range including headphones, earphones, wireless speakers and a smart radio too. Read More >>

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A Pair of Altec Lansing Earphones Is Your “La La La, I Can’t Hear You Olympics, Go Away” Deal of the Day

It's SPORTS DAY! What's more it will be for the next two weeks – a long time if you're not a fan of SPORTS DAY and everything that it entails. Read More >>

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Ferrari Revs Up Logic3 For Headphones and Speaker Docks

Lamborghini isn’t the only Italian sports car manufacturer to fancy a slice of the consumer electronics market -- Ferrari has teamed up with Logic3, the long-time PC accessory and speaker manufacturer, to create a series heaphones and speaker docks. Read More >>