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i-Mego Retro Infinity
4.0 stars

i-Mego Retro Infinity

By Libby Plummer

We first spotted these cool cans from Hong Kong-based i-Mego at the Bristol Sound & Vision Show, so we were keen to get them in as soon as possible for a proper test. The i-Mego Retro range comprises three models - the flaghship Infinity, along with the... Read more

Philips SHN5600
4.0 stars

Philips SHN5600

By Libby Plummer

If you think that noise-cancelling headphones have to cost the Earth, then think again. Obviously you can get high-end models with price tags that go into the hundreds, but there are also plenty of reasonably priced options around, like these on-ear cans... Read more

Klipsch X10i
4.5 stars

Klipsch X10i

By Dan Sung

Pound for lb, the Klipsch X10i are some of the most expensive headphones out there. At the time of writing you’re looking at £195 for a product which weighs 10.5g, so that’s around £18.50/gram which, for the record, makes it less valuable a commodity... Read more

Jawbone Era hands-on

Jawbone Era hands-on

By Chris Hall

The Jawbone line from Aliph have always been known for being compact, stylish and equipped with hardcore noise cancellation in the form of NoiseAssassin. The latest headset, the Jawbone Era, features NoiseAssassin 3.0, claiming eliminate more noise than... Read more

Philips ActionFit sports earphones hands-on

Philips ActionFit sports earphones hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

If you're a bit of a sweaty-Betty (or a Betty Swollox, if you prefer), and you're forever having to replace your gym-headphones because of water damage, then Philips may have just the answer for you with its new ActionFit sports headphone range.There... Read more

Philips FloatingCushions: Kind on your ears

Philips FloatingCushions: Kind on your ears

By Paul Lamkin

Philips, fresh from introducing an updated version of its O'Neill Stretch headphones, has also used its 2011 launch event in Barcelona to announce the arrival of a new range of “FloatingCushions” cans, which are designed with comfort in mind.This... Read more

Philips O'Neill The Stretch (2011 version) hands on

Philips O'Neill The Stretch (2011 version) hands on

By Paul Lamkin

Philips has cranked up its partnership with extreme sports lover O'Neill, adding more control to the “Tested on Animals” range.The Philips O'Neill 2011 edition of The Stretch builds upon the success of the originals (which scored a very respectable... Read more

Marshall Major
4.0 stars

Marshall Major

By Libby Plummer

Nowadays, headphones aren't just a way of listening to your music without annoying people on the bus, they're also a fashion accessory. We've had plenty of cool-looking headphones on the the Pocket-lint test bench including Philips O'Neill The Stretch... Read more

i-Mego retro headphones hands-on

i-Mego retro headphones hands-on

By Libby Plummer

At the recent Bristol Sound & Vision Show, we spied these cool-looking headphones from Hong Kong-based manufacturer i-Mego, so we zeroed in on them for a closer look. Already selling in the US, and on their way to the UK soon, the Retro range comprises... Read more

Sony turns up its headphone range

Sony turns up its headphone range

By Paul Lamkin

Sony has announced a number of new headphones and earphones, ranging from professional quality cans down to mobile friendly buds.Starting with the big boy of the launch bunch, the MDR-Z1000 is designed for the studio and packs ultra-wide range HD driver... Read more

Jabra Stone2 hands-on

Jabra Stone2 hands-on

By Rik Henderson

There's a stack of budget Bluetooth headsets on the market today, and they all do a reasonable job. Indeed, Jabra even makes a fair few of them. However, those using their mobile device all day every day, and specifically while driving or using their... Read more

Jabra Extreme - For PC hands-on

Jabra Extreme - For PC hands-on

By Rik Henderson

Jabra is currently in the process of unleashing a whole range of consumer VoIP-specific accessories onto the market, including a mass market version of its, previously, business-centric Speak 410 conference call-friendly speakerphone. But that still requires... Read more

Panasonic RP-DJS400
3.5 stars

Panasonic RP-DJS400

By Libby Plummer

With the number of amateur DJs increasing by the day, plenty of audio brands are now offering fashionable headphones with rotating earpieces for the one-eared listening position that's a prerequisite of the DJ stance. Clearly targeted at the young hipster... Read more

Radiopaq Flex earphones hands-on and in-ears

Radiopaq Flex earphones hands-on and in-ears

By Paul Lamkin

One member of team Pocket-lint is quite the athletic type. He laughs in the face of triathlons and knocks-out marathon-length jogs on Sunday mornings for fun.Unfortunately, this writer is not that team-member and is instead a rather lazy individual who... Read more

Bose AE2
4.5 stars

Bose AE2

By Libby Plummer

If you've got yourself an iPod or other MP3 player then chances are that you'll want to upgrade to some decent headphones. Of course, you could go for some earphones, but for the best sound quality possible you're better off investing in some cans. And... Read more

Sennheiser Adidas HD 25-1-II
4.0 stars

Sennheiser Adidas HD 25-1-II

By Libby Plummer

We've seen several audio manufacturers joining forces with fashion brands and celebrities to come up some cool headphones, like Philips's O'Neill tangle-free cans and the Monster Beats collaboration with Dr Dre. For its latest release, Sennheiser has... Read more

Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones
4.0 stars

Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones

By Libby Plummer

This week, Pocket-lint is gearing up for the ski season with plenty of gadgets to keep you kitted out on the slopes. If you're a skier or boarder and you can't bear to be parted from your tunes, then you'll be needing some earphones that don't fall out... Read more

Yet more official Star Wars headphones

Yet more official Star Wars headphones

By Paul Lamkin

Did you see the Darth Vader headphones that we featured on Monday? Geek-tastic tech we're sure you'll agree - but we've been alerted that the official Star Wars headphone range extends much further than the man in the black hat.Oh yes indeed Star Wars... Read more

The anatomy of hearing and what happens when you damage it

The anatomy of hearing and what happens when you damage it

By Stuart Miles

Your ears let you hear all that’s around you; whether it’s music, voice, or just the birds tweeting outside your window. So how can you go about protecting them? Is there anything that you should or shouldn't do? We sat down with Paul Checkley, audiological... Read more

Official Stars Wars Darth Vader headphones: Take your ears to the dark side

Official Stars Wars Darth Vader headphones: Take your ears to the dark side

By Paul Lamkin

Dark Side of The Moon. That's surely the first album you'd have to listen to if you grabbed yourself a pair of these official Star Wars Darth Vader headphones.The Vader cans have an adjustable head-strap, 1.2-metre coiled chord, a 40mm power driver unit,... Read more

Jabra EasyGo Bluetooth Headset hands-on

Jabra EasyGo Bluetooth Headset hands-on

By Rik Henderson

Designed as an entry-level headset, with a price point to match, Jabra's EasyGo Bluetooth offering is satisfyingly simple to setup and operate from the box. Its a Bluetooth v2.1 device and is backwards compatible, so will work with a vast array of mobile... Read more

Shure sure about its new headphones

Shure sure about its new headphones

By Paul Lamkin

It's not just the famous Mickey ears that are getting the attention over in Anaheim, California this week as the music device industry is gathering at the 2011 NAMM Show and doing some serious audio listening.And Shure, the Illinois based company, has... Read more

Japanese inspired Mix-Style headphones get UK launch

Japanese inspired Mix-Style headphones get UK launch

By Paul Lamkin

Mix-Style headphones are arriving in the UK via audio outlet HiFi Headphones.The stylish devices feature designs that have been influenced by the colourful street fashions of Harajuku, Tokyo, and "blend expressive designs with fashion"."The district of... Read more

Radiopaq Flex(es) its muscles with sports earphones

Radiopaq Flex(es) its muscles with sports earphones

By Paul Lamkin

Radiopaq has just outed its Flex earphones, which are clearly aimed at the active-types that you might find at the gym, or jogging around the streets (the sweaty people pictured wearing the buds on the press release were a give-away).According to the... Read more

Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D brings THX to your headphones

Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D brings THX to your headphones

By Stuart Miles

The Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D is a new sound card dongle for PC, Mac, Xbox 360 and PS3 users that, say Creative, will upgrade your own headphones to THX quality performance.While the company already offers three gaming headsets in its Tactic 3D range,... Read more

Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega hands and ears-on

Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega hands and ears-on

By Stuart Miles

We exclusively brought you the news that Creative would be launching a wireless version of its Tactic 3D headphones at CES and now we’ve tracked them down to go hands and ears on. The new Sound Blaster Tactic3D Omega Wireless Gaming Headset will work... Read more

Etymotic Blastplugs: Extreme noise reduction

Etymotic Blastplugs: Extreme noise reduction

By Stuart Miles

Etymotic, the makers of high-end headphones, hearing aids and other sound related gadgets and gizmos, is planning on launching a new range of products designed for sporting hunters and people that just want to cut out the loud noise in their life later... Read more

Bose Bluetooth Headset hands-on

Bose Bluetooth Headset hands-on

By Rik Henderson

It's remarkable to consider, but Bose has never had a Bluetooth headset in its range until now. You'd think that the audio specialist would have jumped onto the bandwagon a while back. After all, the brand in synonymous with the business set, having... Read more

Wave hello to the latest Jabra Bluetooth headset

Wave hello to the latest Jabra Bluetooth headset

By Paul Lamkin

Bluetooth headsets aren't exactly the most exciting pieces of tech, we're sure you'll agree, by for a lot of people they are a necessity.And if you're one of those peeps, then you may as well go for a headset from a trusted brand. And that's exactly what... Read more

Jabra Active earphones help you build up a sweat

Jabra Active earphones help you build up a sweat

By Ben Crompton

Headset specialist Jabra has announced the arrival of a brand new corded headset, which, according the the company, will be ideal for anyone wanting to listen to music whilst fitness training. The Jabra active earphones are designed to stay put once in... Read more

Klipsch Image One
4.0 stars

Klipsch Image One

By Libby Plummer

Klipsch was founded in Hope, Arkansas, back in 1946 by a Mr Paul W. Klipsch, giving it a considerable heritage in the audio world. Here at Pocket-lint, we've seen a wide range of high-end in-ear headphones from the brand, such as the Image S4 which scored... Read more

12 Days of Christmas: Etymotic hf3 or hf5 with custom earmoulds

12 Days of Christmas: Etymotic hf3 or hf5 with custom earmoulds

By Dan Sung

With four presents already sorted in the Pocket-lint 12 Days of Christmas, you must have got the majority of your loved ones covered by now. Just in case they're not into books, are already sorted in the home entertainment department, are not a parent... Read more

Sennheiser teams up with Adidas for HD 25 headphones

Sennheiser teams up with Adidas for HD 25 headphones

By Paul Lamkin

Sennheiser has renewed its acquaintance with German sports giant Adidas, to launch an Adidas Originals version of the HD 25 headphones.Sporting the famous three stripes, the HD 25-1-II cans have a closed back and are intended for pro DJs such as the brilliantly... Read more

Creative Tactic 3D Sigma
4.0 stars

Creative Tactic 3D Sigma

By Stuart Miles

Creative has long made soundcards, and therefore one would think that it knows what it is doing when it comes to making headphones too. So can the Creative Tactic 3D Sigma (a mouthful, but supposedly the last word when it comes to gaming headsets) be... Read more

Jabra Cruiser2 adds caller ID features

Jabra Cruiser2 adds caller ID features

By Paul Lamkin

Jabra has announced the next generation of its in car hands-free solution, the Jabra Cruiser2.Following up from the success of the original Cruiser device, the speakerphone device brings caller ID and voice guidance features to the in-car setup.The caller... Read more

V-Moda Crossfade LP
3.5 stars

V-Moda Crossfade LP

By Paul Lamkin

The V-Moda Crossfade LP headphones are listed on its site under the heading “Audio Art”. But does that mean that the cans are more style than substance? We at Pocket-lint gave them a comprehensive going over to find out.The first thing that you have... Read more

Plantronics BackBeat 903+
3.5 stars

Plantronics BackBeat 903+

By Libby Plummer

The idea of wireless headphones is a dream come true for those of us that face a tangle of wires during our daily hour or 2 of commuter-based music listening, or those that require an unfettered connection in the gym. And the concept is even more compelling... Read more

Midland headphones for the SubZero conditions

Midland headphones for the SubZero conditions

By Paul Lamkin

Remember the big freeze last year. Of course you do, it went on for bloomin' ages.And, with meteorologists predicting another long cold winter, you're gonna need some kit to keep you warm. And you could start with the Midland SubZero headphones, that... Read more

Creative THX headphones heading to consoles

Creative THX headphones heading to consoles

By Stuart Miles

Creative have confirmed to Pocket-lint that it plans to release a console-ready version of its newly announced SoundBlaster Tactic 3D headphones in the new year.The headphones, which are just making their way to the PC and Mac, should also be making their... Read more

Philips O'Neill The Stretch headphones
4.0 stars

Philips O'Neill The Stretch headphones

By Libby Plummer

Philips has teamed up with surfing brand O'Neill to produce these slick-looking headphones. The collaboration hints at the target market for the headphones - young hipsters who want quality audio along with durability. The Stretch headphones also have... Read more

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Audio Gadgets

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Audio Gadgets

By Dan Sung

It's the end of October and that means two very important things. Number one is that it's getting cold. Bloody cold. You can tell because it's impossible to get hold of a plumber. Number two, the end of October also means that it's nearly the beginning... Read more

Bose crafts its first Bluetooth headset

Bose crafts its first Bluetooth headset

By Rik Henderson

It's been some time coming, but US company Bose is to release its first ever single-ear Bluetooth headset, that will hook up to a mobile phone, in the beginning of 2011.The device, simply titled the Bose Bluetooth Headset, uses proprietary audio technologies... Read more

Plantronics launches K100 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone

Plantronics launches K100 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone

By Libby Plummer

Plantronics has expanded its lineup of Bluetooth goodies with several new introductions, including the K100 in-car speakerphone. The hands-free speaker features an integrated FM transmitter so that you can hear conversations, music, podcasts and GPS navigation... Read more

Beatbox iPod dock from Beats By Dr Dre

Beatbox iPod dock from Beats By Dr Dre

By Dan Sung

While the world was expecting more headphones from the Monster Cables and Dr Dre collaboration that is Beats By Dr Dre, what might have come as an eye-brow raiser was the launch of an iPod dock.The almost self-naming Beatbox is a £399.95 piece of kit... Read more