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Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 earbuds hands and ears-on

Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 earbuds hands and ears-on

By Luke Edwards

Totally wireless in-ear buds. We've wanted to see these, working well, for years and finally they're here. Ok there's a wire to stop you losing them, but this is as close as it's going to get.The first thing we thought when looking at these tiny in-ears... Read more

Sennheiser IE 800 in-ear headphones review
4.0 stars

Sennheiser IE 800 in-ear headphones review

By Mike Lowe

Say hello to the Sennheiser IE 800 in-ear headphones. Now wave goodbye to £600 or, for our American friends, $1000.You may need to re-read the above sentence. These audiophile-aimed in-ear monitors (IEMs) command a sensational price tag and tout themselves... Read more

Hands-on: Plantronics RIG gaming and mobile headset review

Hands-on: Plantronics RIG gaming and mobile headset review

By Luke Edwards

Gaming headsets aren't famous for their ability to help you be sociable. Plantronics aims to change that with the RIG. Using a hub system you can game and, at the same time, be alerted to anything incoming on your mobile - and respond with the flip of... Read more

Beats Studio (2013) review
4.0 stars

Beats Studio (2013) review

By Mike Lowe

"The original remastered," reads the interior of the Beats Studio (2013) headphones box. That's the sort of statement that might put fear into the hearts (and ears) of fans of The Beatles - just take a look at the waveforms after each album remaster -... Read more

Philips ActionFit SHQ5200
3.5 stars

Philips ActionFit SHQ5200

By Chris Hall

Just about every manufacturer now offers some form of headphones for sport. It's easy to see why too, with a smartphone in every pocket, music options galore and many gyms offering headphone sockets on equipment, you can plug-in and lose yourself in the... Read more

Sennhesier Momentum On-Ear review
5.0 stars

Sennhesier Momentum On-Ear review

By Mike Lowe

The Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear headphones bring a dash of colour and are lighter both by weight and price compared to the original, leather-clad Momentum headphones from 2012. Pocket-lint has been donning the blue version of the Momentum On-Ear to get... Read more

Sennheiser launches Momentum On-Ears, colourful and compact headphones for £170

Sennheiser launches Momentum On-Ears, colourful and compact headphones for £170

By Elyse Betters

Sennheiser has introduced the newest addition to its Momentum family of headphones, called Momentum On-Ears, which will soon launch in a range of vivid colours offered for the first time by the German audio company. Sennheiser says Momentum On-Ears... Read more

Win: Sennhesier Momentum Special Edition headphones and V&A exhibition 'David Bowie Is' book

Win: Sennhesier Momentum Special Edition headphones and V&A exhibition 'David Bowie Is' book

By Pocket-lint Promotion

To celebrate the V&A's unique 'David Bowie is' exhibition, event partner and headphone specialist Sennheiser has created 500 pairs of Momentum Special Edition headphones - and one lucky Pocket-lint reader has the chance to win one of these limited edition... Read more

Turtle Beach XO: The official Microsoft Xbox One gaming headsets, we go hands-on

Turtle Beach XO: The official Microsoft Xbox One gaming headsets, we go hands-on

By Mike Lowe

Xbox One is on the horizon. So too are official Microsoft-licensed gaming headsets from Turtle Beach - the XO Four and XO Seven - which come dressed up in classic Xbox black and green for that official Xbox One design style. It's tasty stuff that we ate... Read more

Turtle Beach Marvel Seven limited edition gaming headset pictures and hands-on

Turtle Beach Marvel Seven limited edition gaming headset pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

Turtle Beach is to launch a Marvel-branded line of its Seven series headsets in the second half of 2013 and Pocket-lint got our mitts on a set at this year's E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles, California. For a moment we felt like true superheroes.Based upon... Read more

Turtle Beach Call Of Duty: Ghosts Spectre headset pictures and eyes-on

Turtle Beach Call Of Duty: Ghosts Spectre headset pictures and eyes-on

By Mike Lowe

Call Of Duty: Ghosts is on the horizon for its next-gen launch this year. But what's the ultimate multiplater game going to be like without the ultimate headset to chat to your friends (or, indeed, foes)?Fortunately Turtle Beach has got your back. The... Read more

Hands-on: Bose QuietComfort 20 review - in-ear noise-cancelling headphones with a twist

Hands-on: Bose QuietComfort 20 review - in-ear noise-cancelling headphones with a twist

By Rik Henderson

If you've ever travelled business or first class with any airline then you will no doubt have seen several passengers relaxing back with Bose QC 15 noise-cancelling headphones on. However, while they are perfectly suited to relaxing air travel, they're... Read more

Meze 66 Classics headphones
4.0 stars

Meze 66 Classics headphones

By Ian Morris

Most things aren't made out of wood these days, and that's a bit of a shame really, because wood is an incredible material. For a start, it's less of an environmental disaster than plastic and it quite literally grows on trees.If you like a bit of wood,... Read more

Onkyo ES-HF300
4.5 stars

Onkyo ES-HF300

By Ian Morris

Onkyo is a brand that's very much known for being good value. It certainly changed AV receivers, offering a lot more features than most, at bargain prices. What's more, its cheaper receivers have always performed brilliantly, meaning that you don't have... Read more

Bose unveils AE2w Bluetooth headphones, can connect with two devices at once

Bose unveils AE2w Bluetooth headphones, can connect with two devices at once

By Jake Smith

Bose has introduced a new set of wireless headphones, dubbed the AE2w, complete with Bluetooth capabilities which can be connected to two devices at once. Bose is taking a step back from very expensive pricing this time around (we're just going to come... Read more

Beats Mixr headphones now come in retina-burning neon colours

Beats Mixr headphones now come in retina-burning neon colours

By Rik Henderson

Beats by Dr Dre has reintroduced its club DJ-centric headphone range in an eye-popping range of new colours. The Beats by Dr Dre Mixr over-ear headset will be available in neon colours from 11 June, priced at £219.95.Originally designed and created in... Read more

Gavio official Man of Steel in-ear headphones flying to a store near you soon

Gavio official Man of Steel in-ear headphones flying to a store near you soon

By Mike Lowe

Gavio is to unveil Man Of Steel branded versions of the Metallon and Gruuve in-ear headphones ahead of this summer's blockbuster Superman release, directed by Zac Snyder.Gavio's deal with Warner Bros is the real deal, so expect some super stuff to land... Read more

Denon AH-D340 and AH-D321 headphones offer high-end audio thrills for the smartphone generation

Denon AH-D340 and AH-D321 headphones offer high-end audio thrills for the smartphone generation

By Rik Henderson

Denon has pulled the wraps off two new pairs of high-performance over-ear headphones that come in at less premium price points.The Denon AH-D340 borrow much of the DNA of the company's AH-D600 cans, including similar design and pentagonal-shaped memory... Read more

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H6 pictures and hands-on

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H6 pictures and hands-on

By Hunter Skipworth

B&O has further extended its BeoPlay range with a new set of premium headphones, the H6. The over-ear cans are designed to bring maximum comfort and audio quality while providing a decent level of sound isolation.The key here though is that they mix BeoPlay,... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P3 headphones now available in blue

Bowers & Wilkins P3 headphones now available in blue

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins has introduced a new colour scheme for its much-loved P3 headphones - blue. Joining the existing black and white models, the electric blue edition 'phones feature the same audio refinement, but with an in-your-face vibrancy.Perhaps swayed... Read more

Sony aims at the Beats generation with its bass booming MDR-XB910 headphones

Sony aims at the Beats generation with its bass booming MDR-XB910 headphones

By Rik Henderson

Over-the-ear headphones are big business these days, especially those that both look cool and provide so much bass level response that the fillings in your teeth could be loosened. And to take on Beats in the power presentation stakes, Sony has unleashed... Read more

Monster Diamond Tears Sally Sohn one-off designer headphones pictures and eyes-on

Monster Diamond Tears Sally Sohn one-off designer headphones pictures and eyes-on

By Mike Lowe

It's not every day that a product comes complete with a security guard and glass lock box. But it's not every day that said product happens to be the on-off £20,000 Sally Sohn edition of Monster's Diamond Tears headphones, as displayed at a Harrods'... Read more

Monster Diamond Tears Sally Sohn Edition headphones now available for £20k

Monster Diamond Tears Sally Sohn Edition headphones now available for £20k

By Rik Henderson

Since Monster and Beats parted company a while back, the former has been exploring other interesting ways to enhance the headphone experience, including tie-ins with further big name brands and people. It has a partnership with Electronic Arts for the... Read more

Lindy Cromo IEM-75 earphones
3.5 stars

Lindy Cromo IEM-75 earphones

By Ian Morris

Choosing headphones is a nightmare. What's slightly strange is that it doesn't really get all that much easier when you have access to dozens of different pairs. Some we test are cheap and work well, some are expensive and work well. Occasionally, we... Read more

Sony MDR-X05 headphones get a yes from Simon Cowell

Sony MDR-X05 headphones get a yes from Simon Cowell

By Hunter Skipworth

Sony and Simon Cowell have collaborated over a new set of headphones - the MDR-X05 - in bringing what they think will be the best portable pop music listening experience yet."When Sony teamed up with Simon Cowell, our goal was to create the best-sounding... Read more

Logic3 bolsters Ferrari F1 headphone range with noise-cancelling R300

Logic3 bolsters Ferrari F1 headphone range with noise-cancelling R300

By Rik Henderson

The last of the first wave of Ferrari by Logic3 headphones are now available. The company has released the Ferrari by Logic3 R300 cans that, like the T350 headset we went hands-on with in December last year, offer active noise-cancelling tech, but this... Read more

Ultimate Ears 6000 headphones
4.5 stars

Ultimate Ears 6000 headphones

By Ian Morris

If you're electronic music fan, then we think the Ultimate Ears 6000s might be right up your street. These noise-cancelling headphones are designed to give their owner sound that's free of external interference from jet engines, trains or other sorts... Read more

Sony MDR-1RNC noise cancelling over-ear headphones
3.5 stars

Sony MDR-1RNC noise cancelling over-ear headphones

By Mike Lowe

We've had the Sony MDR-1RNC noise cancelling over-ear headphones in the Pocket-lint offices for weeks now and have been using them non-stop - while at work, when commuting, out on the streets and at home. We already had a lot of love to give to the baby... Read more

Focal Spirit One headphones
4.0 stars

Focal Spirit One headphones

By Ian Morris

The rush to sell you headphones pushes on unabated. The thinking seems to be: for the time being people are prepared to spend £200 on headphones, it won't last forever, so let's make some money. And when there's demand, you'd be crazy not to try to satisfy... Read more

Turtle Beach Ear Force PX51 pictures and hands-on

Turtle Beach Ear Force PX51 pictures and hands-on

By Hunter Skipworth

Turtle Beach updated its premium range of wireless headphones at CES with the PX51 and XP510. The PX51 is designed for the PlayStation 3 and the XP510 is for the Xbox. Apart from the console compatibility difference, they are identical, so for the purposes... Read more

House of Marley Riddim on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

House of Marley Riddim on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

House of Marley hasn't scrimped on its audio product output as this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Riddim headphones add to the mix of other on-ear options unveiled, and their patterned design looks like an eye-catcher to us.The canvas-coated... Read more

House of Marley Harambe on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

House of Marley Harambe on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

The baby of House of Marley's headphone range, the Harambe on-ear headphones, were on display at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada."Harambee", a Swahili word, literally translates as "let's pull together", which is a fitting context... Read more

House of Marley Buffalo Soldier on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

House of Marley Buffalo Soldier on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

We got our headphone-loving hands on a pair of House of Marley's Buffalo Soldier on-ear cans when out in the heart of America at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. Some things are just meant to be. House of Marley's ethos is all about using recycled... Read more

Jabra Revo Wireless and Vox headphones ask to be 'used and abused'

Jabra Revo Wireless and Vox headphones ask to be 'used and abused'

By Chris Hall

Jabra has announced the latest addition to its headphone range with the launch of the Jabra Revo Wireless, Jabra Revo and Jabra Vox.Jabra is pushing the tough nature of its headphones, with the use of an aluminium frame, steel hinges and shatterproof... Read more

EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster headphones pictures and hands-on

EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster headphones pictures and hands-on

By Rik Henderson

The gaming headset market has been growing rapidly of late. Thanks to the proliferation of multiplayer online game experiences, players are ditching the flimsy earpieces that tend to come with their consoles and taking up beefy cans instead.So it comes... Read more

Parrot Zik by Starck pictures and hands-on

Parrot Zik by Starck pictures and hands-on

By Ian Morris

It's not often we hardened tech hacks walk past a booth at CES and find ourselves overcome with desire, but the Parrot Zik by Starck has got us dribbling from the mouth this year.The Zik by Starck was announced at CES last year, but we've not had a hands-on... Read more

House of Marley Liberate on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

House of Marley Liberate on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

House of Marley is a growing audio brand, and one that's going from strength to strength. At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Rohan Marley, son of the reggae great, was on hand to talk through the latest products, including the Liberate over-ear... Read more

Sennheiser adidas PMX 685i headphones pictures and hands-on

Sennheiser adidas PMX 685i headphones pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

The partnership with Sennheiser and adidas for its sports-range of headphones isn't brand new, but it's taken us until now to get a hand on the PMX 658i in-ears.Sporty is the word. These flexi-band headphones will resist sweat, rain and wind, and all... Read more

Onkyo blazes into headphones with HF300 and FC300 on-ear and in-ear models

Onkyo blazes into headphones with HF300 and FC300 on-ear and in-ear models

By Chris Hall

Onkyo has forged its way into a new product category with the launch of a range of headphones at CES 2013 in Las Vegas.Well known for its high-quality home theatre and hi-fi components, Onkyo is looking to take a slice of the mobile music pie with the... Read more

Harman Kardon CL over-ear headphones
4.0 stars

Harman Kardon CL over-ear headphones

By Mike Lowe

We first saw Harman Kardon's swanky-looking "industrial chic" over-ear CL headphones in the middle months of 2012. Classic by name, are these cans able to deliver as classic a listening experience?DesignThere's at least a little sniff of the B&W P5 headphones'... Read more

Denon AH-D600 headphones
5.0 stars

Denon AH-D600 headphones

By Ian Morris

At £500, the Denon AH-D600 headphones are a massive financial commitment. The good news, however, is that we've had a sniff around online and you can already find them for about £300. While that's still not cheap, that's only a tiny sliver of cash more... Read more

Atomic Floyd PowerJax headphones
3.0 stars

Atomic Floyd PowerJax headphones

By Ian Morris

With their bright red cables and metal earpieces, when you open the PowerJax headphones there's really no doubt that these are made by Atomic Floyd. Of course, you might not have heard of the company, but take it from us, the style very much belongs to... Read more

Hands-on: Pioneer SE-NC21M noise-cancelling headphones review

Hands-on: Pioneer SE-NC21M noise-cancelling headphones review

By Mike Lowe

Not only is it the year of the dragon, it seems to be year of the headphone too. Every manufacturer is in on the action, including audio behemoth Pioneer. And Pocket-lint has had our mitts - and indeed ears - on the fully enclosed, noise-cancelling Pioneer... Read more

Sennheiser Momentum headphones
4.5 stars

Sennheiser Momentum headphones

By Ian Morris

Headphones, headphones, headphones. There are so many of them, and they all sound totally different. If you're planning on buying headphones, then this must surely be the worst bit - deciding which set to get. Harder still is picking one that not only... Read more

Denon AH-W150 sports headphones
3.5 stars

Denon AH-W150 sports headphones

By Stuart Miles

There's no doubt about it. music has the ability to give you that extra motivation when you are out on a run. But finding the right pair of headphones can be hard sometimes, with most designed for less-athletic pursuits. So Denon is hoping that the AH-W150... Read more

Nixon The Stylus headphones pictures and hands-on

Nixon The Stylus headphones pictures and hands-on

By Hunter Skipworth

Nixon has been doing headphones for a while, but none has ever particularly impressed. They fall into the looks-over-quality department, alongside the likes of Skullcandy and WESC.Nixon's latest set, The Stylus, promises to bring decent looks and sound... Read more

Customisable Christmas: Personalised headphones

Customisable Christmas: Personalised headphones

By Dan Sung

Looking for a Christmas present? Stop right there! Of course you are. This year, dispense with the last-minute, aimless cruising of Liberty’s beauty halls until some assistant shoves the right nicely bottled cream under your nose. Instead, grab a gift... Read more

Fanny Wang 3000 series
4.0 stars

Fanny Wang 3000 series

By Ian Morris

Unlike Dr Dre, Fanny Wang isn't actually a person, despite what the headphone firm might want you to think. But, clearly, people need a "name" attached to their headphones these days, or they simply refuse to be seen out-and-about sporting them.But a... Read more

WIN! Sony MDR-1 headphones and Warehouse Project tickets to see Jamie Jones and Carl Craig

WIN! Sony MDR-1 headphones and Warehouse Project tickets to see Jamie Jones and Carl Craig

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Sony has collaborated with the guys at The Warehouse Project to launch its new Sony MDR-1 headphones and have tickets for two lucky winners and four of each of their friends to go and see electronic legends Jamie Jones and Detroit’s Carl Craig in the... Read more