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Jabra Elite Sport headphones remove the cables, tracks your heart rate from your ear

Jabra Elite Sport headphones remove the cables, tracks your heart rate from your ear

By Stuart Miles

Jabra has announced a pair of in-ear headphones that ditch the cables completely and are able to track your heart rate from within your ear.The Jabra Elite Sport, as they will be known, delivers a cord-free wearing style whether you choose to use one... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones go Wireless, perfect match for iPhone 7?

Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones go Wireless, perfect match for iPhone 7?

By Rik Henderson

After having great success with the wireless version of its P5 over-ear headphones Bowers & Wilkins has adopted the same Bluetooth technology for its high-end, top-of-the-range P7 pair too.The Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless headphones uses aptX Bluetooth... Read more

Libratone enters the Lightning headphone biz with its Q Adapt series

Libratone enters the Lightning headphone biz with its Q Adapt series

By Elyse Betters

Libratone has launched a new series of headphones called Q Adapt.The most interesting thing about this series is that it features both Lightning-powered and Bluetooth models with adjustable active noise cancellation. The seven-year-old audio company has... Read more

Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7NC headphones review: Make some noise
5.0 stars

Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7NC headphones review: Make some noise

By Mike Lowe

It was 18-months ago that we reviewed the excellent Audio-Technica MSR7 over-ear headphones - and might impressed we were. Now it's the turn of the MSR7NC which, as those additional two letters in the name denote, are the noise-cancelling version.These... Read more

Sennheiser PXC 550 wireless headphones take on Bose QC 35 with noise cancellation and 30hrs battery

Sennheiser PXC 550 wireless headphones take on Bose QC 35 with noise cancellation and 30hrs battery

By Rik Henderson

Bose recently updated its QuietComfort range of ANC headphones for discerning travellers by introducing a wireless model, the Bose QC 35. Now it's Sennheiser's turn, as it takes on the US firm head(phones) to head(phones) with the PXC 550.Coming soon... Read more

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 earphones show that wireless and class can go together

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 earphones show that wireless and class can go together

By Rik Henderson

B&O Play, the offshoot brand from Bang & Olufsen, is continuing its release of wireless headphones with the Beoplay H5, the company's first in-ears to cut the cord.The earphones are tethered by a single cable, that keeps them together, but Bluetooth 4.2... Read more

Vi is the world’s first AI personal trainer, and she’s in Harmon Kardon HR headphones

Vi is the world’s first AI personal trainer, and she’s in Harmon Kardon HR headphones

By Luke Edwards

Headphones that measure your data and offer running feedback are already here, but superior artificially intelligent ones are coming, in Vi.LifeBeam's Vi is an AI that lives inside a set of neckband earphones packed full of smart sensors. The company... Read more

Sony MDR-100ABN h.ear on Wireless NC headphones review: Silly name, serious noise-cancelling
4.0 stars

Sony MDR-100ABN h.ear on Wireless NC headphones review: Silly name, serious noise-cancelling

By Mike Lowe

Top-end Sony MDR headphones of recent years have offered a fantastic range of over-ear and on-ear products with leading audio. So when we received the new Sony MDR-100ABN wireless noise-cancelling headphones we were rather excited about using them on... Read more

Best E3 2016 gaming headsets: Astro A50, Turtle Beach Stealth 350VR, LucidSound LS40, and more

Best E3 2016 gaming headsets: Astro A50, Turtle Beach Stealth 350VR, LucidSound LS40, and more

By Elyse Betters

For hardcore gamers, headsets are a big thing.They often want surround sound, tuned drivers, different EQ modes, software so that they can customise their listening profiles, crisp microphones that can be muted, and a design that either matches their... Read more

VerveLife by Motorola: Ones, Loop or Rider headphones have all your sports covered

VerveLife by Motorola: Ones, Loop or Rider headphones have all your sports covered

By Chris Hall

VerveLife by Motorola was announced at Mobile World Congress 2016, offering a range of funky active accessories for your smartphone.Officially unveiled on 14 June and hitting stores on 16 June, we got our hands on this new range of connected devices that... Read more

Denon AH-C160W wireless fitness headphones: Small, light and waterproof

Denon AH-C160W wireless fitness headphones: Small, light and waterproof

By Britta O'Boyle

Alongside a new model of flagship over-ear headphones, Denon has also announced an upgrade to its wireless fitness headphones. The AH-C160Ws are said to be 20 per cent lighter and smaller than the original AH-W150s, alongside offering better comfort.... Read more

Denon's AH-7200 over-ear headphones: Wood you wear them?

Denon's AH-7200 over-ear headphones: Wood you wear them?

By Britta O'Boyle

Denon has announced it will be launching a new model of over-ear headphones at the end of 2016.The AH-D7200s feature real wood housing similar to the company's D7100s but the new model is a little larger and rounder in comparison to the older model.There... Read more

Will.i.am made these vinyl-inspired earbuds you can only buy from Apple

Will.i.am made these vinyl-inspired earbuds you can only buy from Apple

By Elyse Betters

Ever want a pricey pair of Bluetooth earphones that are designed to look like vinyl records?Well, now's your chance... Musician Will.i.am has released a pair under his "i.am+" tech brand. They're called EPs, and initial sales of the earphones are exclusive... Read more

Onkyo H500BT headphones review: Punchy meets plasticky
4.0 stars

Onkyo H500BT headphones review: Punchy meets plasticky

By Mike Lowe

Despite being established since 1946, Onkyo headphones are a rare sighting out on the streets. And with on- and over-ear headphones dominating the daily commute these days, now is the perfect opportunity for Onkyo's latest Bluetooth H500BT cans to make... Read more

Urbanears turned its Active Hellas headphones 'clay red' for Roland-Garros

Urbanears turned its Active Hellas headphones 'clay red' for Roland-Garros

By Elyse Betters

Urbanears has collaborated with the Roland-Garros 2016 French Open.The Swedish headphone brand basically took its new wireless Active Hellas headphones and coloured them "Clay Red" as a tribute to the tennis tournament held annually in Paris. Described... Read more

NEC's earbuds will identify you by resonating sound in your ear canal

NEC's earbuds will identify you by resonating sound in your ear canal

By Elyse Betters

There is an interesting boom happening in the tech world right now. It's focused on innovating new ways to verify people's identity.The latest company to make headway in this space is Japanese firm NEC, which recently announced it is developing earbuds... Read more

Sony Xperia Ear could make Bluetooth earpieces cool again

Sony Xperia Ear could make Bluetooth earpieces cool again

By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a return for a gadget we thought had mostly phased out a while back; a Bluetooth earpiece. However, it comes with a twist.The Sony Xperia Ear is a next-generation wireless earpiece that does far more than enable you to make and take... Read more

Denon AH-MM400 headphones review: Wonderful or just wooden?
4.0 stars

Denon AH-MM400 headphones review: Wonderful or just wooden?

By Mike Lowe

Tired of plasticky headphones? Well, here's your chance to buy into some with a wooden exterior - Denon's new AH-MM400 reference over-ears.Which, some might think, look somewhat mad. Apt, then, that they top the "Music Maniac" range, we suppose.We've... Read more

Motorola VerveLife is here to make your active world connected

Motorola VerveLife is here to make your active world connected

By Luke Edwards

The smart home is growing but, so far, it's been by one product at a time. Motorola wants to change that by offering a complete line of gear instantly drag your home into the future. And it's calling it VerveLife.The Motorola VerveLife is a range of kit... Read more

LG Tone Platinum wireless in-ears look bonkers but have high-end aspirations

LG Tone Platinum wireless in-ears look bonkers but have high-end aspirations

By Rik Henderson

As part of its Mobile World Congress line-up next week, LG will be demonstrating the high-end audio aspirations of its new in-ear headphones, the LG Tone Platinum.Co-developed with Harman Kardon, the Tone Platinum wireless earbuds connect via Bluetooth,... Read more

Fender just launched its first in-ear headphone range (and it isn't cheap)

Fender just launched its first in-ear headphone range (and it isn't cheap)

By Elyse Betters

Fender is trying its luck at headphones now.Excuse us... We mean "in-ear monitors".The American guitar manufacturer - well known for its Strat and Tele electric beasts - has unleashed its first ever range of in-ear headphones. These aren't amateur ear... Read more

The Monster Bentley 24K wireless headphones to match your Bentley

The Monster Bentley 24K wireless headphones to match your Bentley

By Rik Henderson

As part of its CES show booth, Monster displayed a specially-commissioned bespoke version of a Bentley Continental GT V8 S. Designed by Mulliner in Monster specific colours and featuring a 16 speaker sound system, the car delighted show visitors lucky... Read more

Monster Elements Bluetooth Headphones: Wireless over-ears with aptX for high-res

Monster Elements Bluetooth Headphones: Wireless over-ears with aptX for high-res

By Rik Henderson

Monster has taken its 24K heaphones style and adapted it for a new line-up of wireless over-ear cans that can playback high-res audio without a drop in quality.The Monster Elements Bluetooth Headphones come in several colours: rose gold, gold, platinum,... Read more

Kuai earphones track heart rate, movement, store music, connect to ANT+ and coach, all minus a phone

Kuai earphones track heart rate, movement, store music, connect to ANT+ and coach, all minus a phone

By Luke Edwards

The Holy Grail of sports tracking may have landed with the Kuai earphones. Unlike other offerings so far this offers everything in one package, without the need to carry a phone.We've already seen heart rate monitoring headphones, earphones that store... Read more

JBL jumps on the Under Armour fitness platform with heart-rate sensing headphones

JBL jumps on the Under Armour fitness platform with heart-rate sensing headphones

By Chris Hall

HTC isn't the only company partnering with Under Armour at CES 2016: JBL has jumped on the UA bandwagon too.This partnership has resulted in UA headphones, engineered by JBL, looking to create the ultimate sports and fitness headset.With Under Armour... Read more

These Revols earbuds will mold to your ear shape in 60 secs for a custom fit

These Revols earbuds will mold to your ear shape in 60 secs for a custom fit

By Elyse Betters

Oh. Em. Gee.There's this new project on Kickstarter that could change our lives - well, ears actually - forever. It's for a pair of quick-fit earbuds called Revols, and what makes them so interesting is that they can speedily conform to your ears to provide... Read more

Sennheiser Orpheus HE 1060: The £35,000 pair of Sennheiser headphones

Sennheiser Orpheus HE 1060: The £35,000 pair of Sennheiser headphones

By Stuart Miles

It takes 50 men to put together each and every one of the new Sennheiser Orpheus HE 1060's 6,000 components. That's why it will set you back an eye-watering £35,000.Priced at more than a family saloon, the headphones from Sennheiser claim to be the... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones review: Class without the cables
4.5 stars

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones review: Class without the cables

By Rik Henderson

When Bowers & Wilkins released the T7 wireless Bluetooth speaker, its quality considering its portability was outstanding. It was also the first time the company had opted for that specific wire-free technology, having only dabbled with Apple AirPlay... Read more

Bose QuietComfort 25 review: Noise-cancelling champions
4.0 stars

Bose QuietComfort 25 review: Noise-cancelling champions

By Mike Lowe

If you're a frequent flyer then you've probably already heard about the Bose QuietComfort 25 headphones, otherwise known as the QC25. They're renowned for being lightweight, comfy for long periods of wear and offer killer noise-cancellation that can mute... Read more

Ministry of Sound Audio On headphones review: Booming bass on a budget
4.0 stars

Ministry of Sound Audio On headphones review: Booming bass on a budget

By Mike Lowe

Ministry of Sound is a name synonymous with the dance music scene, so if you're looking for on-ear headphones to deliver those bass-laden beats to your ears then it ought to be a brand that piques your interest. If it's not then, well, the heavyweight... Read more

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless M2 BT review: Cut the cord in comfort
4.0 stars

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless M2 BT review: Cut the cord in comfort

By Mike Lowe

What do you look for in a pair of headphones? If it's for them to be big, cushy and borderline obnoxious ivory-coloured over-ear cans then, well, the Sennheiser Momentum Wireless second-gen - also known as the M2 AEBT headphones - may be exactly what... Read more

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H7 wireless headphones cut the wires but not the class

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H7 wireless headphones cut the wires but not the class

By Rik Henderson

Bang & Olufsen has added a second pair of wireless headphones to its rapidly expanding B&O Play audio range.The BeoPlay H7 over-ear headphones are wire-free, with one of the aluminium encased ear cups offering touch controls. They even respond to gestures... Read more

Adidas Sport Supernova by Monster review: Sporty headphones, but lacking flex
3.5 stars

Adidas Sport Supernova by Monster review: Sporty headphones, but lacking flex

By Chris Hall

Those who participate in sport can be very particular about the equipment they use. There probably isn't a runner who doesn't attribute a personal best to a winning combination of the right socks and shoes, or marathon success to wearing the right compression... Read more

Batband headband uses bone conduction to play music through your skull

Batband headband uses bone conduction to play music through your skull

By Elyse Betters

The number one most annoying thing about headphones or earbuds is that, when in use, you can't hear a thing that's happening around you. Well, a new project on Kickstarter hopes to change that.Called Batband, it's basically a futuristic-looking headband... Read more

Ed-Ph0n3s in not a new YouTuber, its the first pair of Iron Maiden headphones from Onkyo

Ed-Ph0n3s in not a new YouTuber, its the first pair of Iron Maiden headphones from Onkyo

By Rik Henderson

It might be seen as l33t gone mad, but Ed-Ph0n3s is actually the first product to spring from the collaboration between Onkyo and heavy metal gods Iron Maiden.The headphones have been designed for rock and heavy metal fans in mind - sort of the anti-Beats... Read more

Onkyo W800BT hands-on: True wireless earbuds at last

Onkyo W800BT hands-on: True wireless earbuds at last

By Luke Edwards

We've been waiting a long time for a quality pair of in-earphones that are totally wire free. Now they're here in the Onkyo W800BT earbuds.Whilst many a manufacturer will claim to offer wireless earphones, because they use Bluetooth, each ear is usually... Read more

Onkyo W800BT finally bring us quality truly wireless Bluetooth earphones

Onkyo W800BT finally bring us quality truly wireless Bluetooth earphones

By Luke Edwards

Onkyo has announced its new W800BT earphones from IFA 2015. These are what we hope for when we read "wireless earphones", they are actually wire-free.The Bluetooth earphones use independently working left and right earbuds that don't even have a wire... Read more

Sony makes high-res fashionable with h.ear headphones and colour-matched Walkman

Sony makes high-res fashionable with h.ear headphones and colour-matched Walkman

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced a range of devices designed to deliver high-res audio in style during its press conference at IFA 2015. There are two headphones within the h.ear range, an on-ear model and an in-ear model, as well as a new Walkman.The range has fashion... Read more

LG's new Tone Active wireless Bluetooth headset can handle your workout sweat

LG's new Tone Active wireless Bluetooth headset can handle your workout sweat

By Elyse Betters

LG Electronics has a new wireless Bluetooth headset.Part of the company's wireless Tone series, the new headset is called the LG Tone Active. You can use it when you're working out or gaming for long periods of time, as it features an IPX3 water and sweat-resistance... Read more

Sony MDR-1ABT review: Bluetooth bliss?
4.0 stars

Sony MDR-1ABT review: Bluetooth bliss?

By Mike Lowe

Sony makes a variety of MDR-1 headphones, from the excellent "standard" model, through to an older overpriced noise-cancelling model and, now, with the arrival of the MDR-1ABT, a wireless Bluetooth version.Built around the familiar design complete with... Read more

AKG N90Q preview: High-end headphones show off Grammy Award-winning Quincy Jones class

AKG N90Q preview: High-end headphones show off Grammy Award-winning Quincy Jones class

By Mike Lowe

Not all headphones are made equal. The AKG N90Q epitomise this by offering a number of technological firsts – including TruNote, the ability to read your ears for a bespoke listen – paired with the stamp of approval from legendary producer Quincy... Read more

Jabra Sport Coach: Nearly a personal trainer in your ears (hands-on)

Jabra Sport Coach: Nearly a personal trainer in your ears (hands-on)

By Luke Edwards

Jabra has unveiled its latest sports wireless earbuds, the Sport Coach. This is the follow-up to the Sport Pulse which impressed the tech world last year.The new in-ears don't feature the heart rate monitor of the Pulse which drops the price considerably.... Read more

Turtle Beach's new lineup of gaming headsets for Xbox One, PS4, and PCs (eyes-on)

Turtle Beach's new lineup of gaming headsets for Xbox One, PS4, and PCs (eyes-on)

By Elyse Betters

Turtle Beach returned to E3 with new headsets for PC and console gamers, so of course Pocket-lint stopped by the company's huge booth on the show floor to see it had on display and behind closed doors.Starting off with the Ear Force Stealth 420X and 450,... Read more

Beats Solo headphones: $16.90 in parts, 30% weight is metal added solely to feel heavier

Beats Solo headphones: $16.90 in parts, 30% weight is metal added solely to feel heavier

By Luke Edwards

Beats headphones are extremely well marketed, which is why you see them everywhere. But you don't hear everything there is to know about them.A recent teardown by Medium has found that 30 per cent of the weight in Solo headphones is actually from four... Read more

Jabra Sport Coach wireless earbuds want to be your cross training coach

Jabra Sport Coach wireless earbuds want to be your cross training coach

By Luke Edwards

Following on from Jabra's multi-award winning Pulse earbuds come the latest Jabra Sport Coach wireless earbuds. These have built-in motion sensing to offer real-time cross training coaching.The great thing about the first Pulse was its ability to measure... Read more

Gioteck FL Series hands-on: Multi-functional gaming headsets that double as Bluetooth speakers

Gioteck FL Series hands-on: Multi-functional gaming headsets that double as Bluetooth speakers

By Elyse Betters

Gioteck is at E3 2015 in Los Angeles, where it has unveiled a new range of headsets called the FL Series.Pocket-lint got a chance to see some of the headsets within the range in person at the show. We were told the different models on display weren't... Read more

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 review: Bang & Oh... the price
4.0 stars

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 review: Bang & Oh... the price

By Mike Lowe

In the hunt for a decent pair of headphones it's logical to select a well-known brand such as Bang & Olufsen. The Danish high-end audio manufacturer's most recent noise-cancelling on-ear headphones, the BeoPlay H8, certainly look the part, but with a... Read more

Denon AH-GC20 Globe Cruiser: Wireless, noise cancelling and comfortable (hands-on)

Denon AH-GC20 Globe Cruiser: Wireless, noise cancelling and comfortable (hands-on)

By Britta O'Boyle

Denon announced the AH-GC20 Globe Cruiser headphones in April of this year, which it described as "the perfect travel companion, letting you enjoy your favourite music free from the distraction of unwanted ambient noise and all without the hassle of... Read more