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Sony MDR-V55 and ZX600 look cool, sound cool

Sony MDR-V55 and ZX600 look cool, sound cool

By Chris Hall

Sony has announced two new updates to its headphones range with the MDR-V55 and the MDR-XZ600 and we've had the chance for a quick listen to both. The MDR-V55 have spun out of Sony's DJ range of headphone and is a folding design with large, comfortable... Read more

Creative WP-350 Bluetooth headphones
3.5 stars

Creative WP-350 Bluetooth headphones

By Ian Morris

People of a certain age will remember that, at one time, Creative Labs was the only name that mattered when it came to PC sound. Sadly for the company, the PC market has dried up substantially. So it began to focus more on MP3 players and other audio... Read more

BlueAnt Embrace headphones
4.0 stars

BlueAnt Embrace headphones

By Ian Morris

Choosing a set of headphones, especially expensive ones, is pretty hard. There are so many different pairs, styles and performance levels that we could, in theory, run a site just reviewing headphones and never run out.But most headphones aren't worthy... Read more

Sennheiser IE80
4.5 stars

Sennheiser IE80

By Hunter Skipworth

We like music. We like it even more when it is beamed to our ear-holes via super high end headphones. Until recently our set of Atomic Floyd SuperDarts have remained our go to kit for music listening. Sennheiser thinks they can replace them with the IE80s,... Read more

Philips Made for Android headphones coming for spring (pictures)

Philips Made for Android headphones coming for spring (pictures)

By Rik Henderson

Although it's been beaten to the punch as the first manufacturer to release Android-specific headphones (by Klipsch), Philips is, to our knowledge, the first to offer an entire range of, what it calls, Made for Android headsets.The range includes two... Read more

Monster and Beats go their separate ways

Monster and Beats go their separate ways

By Hunter Skipworth

Monster and Beats have brought their long running headphone partnership to an end, marking a big change in the direction that Dre's company could be taking. The split is the end of what has been a 5 year partnership with Monster, a well known cable and... Read more

Monster Vektr headphones announced with Diesel design

Monster Vektr headphones announced with Diesel design

By Ben Crompton

Monster, in partnership with Diesel, has announced the Vektr series of headphones and earphones, which claim to offer a "premium-quality listening solution that expertly blends the worlds of fashion and great sound."Sadly within the press release there... Read more

Monster iSport Livestrong earphones pictures and hands-on

Monster iSport Livestrong earphones pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

You may have read on Pocket-lint about the launch of the Monster iSport in-ear headphones back in August, and as it happened we managed to get hold of one of the first pairs to hit UK shores. Well, over in Vegas at CES, the iSport buds have had a shiny... Read more

Parrot Starck-designed Zik headphones bring NFC to your ears

Parrot Starck-designed Zik headphones bring NFC to your ears

By Ben Crompton

Parrot has revealed its new Zik headphones designed by Phillipe Starck, which bring together a massive amount of audio technology in smooth, standout styling.And when we say packed with cutting edge tech, we mean it. First off, the Zik headphones are... Read more

Monster iSport Livestrong headphones give you charitable beats

Monster iSport Livestrong headphones give you charitable beats

By Ben Crompton

Monster has announced that it is to team up with RadioShack for the launch of the new iSport Livestrong branded in-ear headphones, which are specifically designed for athletes and enthusiasts.However, the design of the headphones might not be everyone's... Read more

Sony announces 11 new sets of headphones

Sony announces 11 new sets of headphones

By Ian Morris

CES might be in full swing now, but that hasn't stopped Sony from suddenly announcing a bunch of new in-ear headphones.The range features four sets of high-quality earphones, designed with quality in mind. There are four pairs with iPhone and iPod in-line... Read more

Phonak Audeo PFE 232 earphones
4.5 stars

Phonak Audeo PFE 232 earphones

By Ian Morris

How much would you spend on earphones? Is your budget £20, £50 or £100? How about £400? Well, if you want these Audeo PFE 232 earphones we've got in our lug-holes right now, that's how much you you'd have to fork out. It might seem like a lot, but... Read more

Etymotic ETY-Kids3 child friendly earphones announced

Etymotic ETY-Kids3 child friendly earphones announced

By Paul Lamkin

If you bought your little prince or princess an iPhone for Christmas and are worried that they are going to blow their little eardrums listening to Justin Bieber on full whack, or walk in front of a bus because they're engulfed in some classic Professor... Read more

Sony NC13 noise cancelling headphones
3.5 stars

Sony NC13 noise cancelling headphones

By Paul Lamkin

We all like noise when it comes to headphones. But only the noise coming out of our earbuds, we've no time for ghastly outside noise such as traffic, noisy commuters and helpful people shouting at us when we're about to walk into a lamp-post.So, to keep... Read more

Klipsch Image S4A
4.0 stars

Klipsch Image S4A

By Chris Hall

The Klipsch Image S4a are specifically designed for Android devices, which makes them something of a rare breed. "Made for iPhone" has been around for a number of years, but "Made for Android" hasn't. It's only really in 2011 that we've seen the move... Read more

Digital Silence DS-321D noise cancelling headphones
4.5 stars

Digital Silence DS-321D noise cancelling headphones

By Ian Morris

Headphones, or more accurately in the case of the Digital Silence DS-321D, earphones, with noise cancellation technology are nothing especially new. But the technology continues to improve, and more importantly they are getting less bulky and consume... Read more

Klipsch Mode M40 noise cancelling headphones: Take to the skies in style

Klipsch Mode M40 noise cancelling headphones: Take to the skies in style

By Rik Henderson

Klipsch has introduced noise cancellation into its headphone range for the first time, with the super stylish Mode M40 cans. And, it has included an in-line microphone and volume controls for iPhone, iPod and iPad users.The 'phones are made of the same... Read more

Ministry of Sound MOS006
4.0 stars

Ministry of Sound MOS006

By Ian Morris

There are few names that have been as enduring in dance music as Ministry of Sound. It's a label, club and its reach extends all over the world. It has dabbled in hardware before, but it was re-branded Alba gear, so you can imagine how that worked out.Now... Read more

Beats by Dr Dre Studio vs. AKG Q701 Quincy Jones headphones pictures and hands-on

Beats by Dr Dre Studio vs. AKG Q701 Quincy Jones headphones pictures and hands-on

By Rik Henderson

In the world of headphones, it's all the rage to add the moniker of a music superstar to your brand in order to create a sense of authority. The House of Marley has released a range of earbuds and cans, David Guetta has loaned his name to a DJ-centric... Read more

Bowers and Wilkins C5
4.0 stars

Bowers and Wilkins C5

By Chris Hall

The market for accessory headphones has never been more competitive. Thanks to the fact that phone manufacturers usually put the cheapest headphones they can find in the box, upgrading your device's headphones is top of the list when it comes to improving... Read more

7 days living with... some decent headphones

7 days living with... some decent headphones

By Ben Crompton

It has to be said that in general I use rubbish headphones. It's been, well, forever, since I used a decent pair.As a rule I've rarely strayed from the bundled earphones dished out in MP3 players and mobile phones. Yes, I know I work for a top consumer... Read more

Sennheiser X320 gaming headset pictures and hands-on

Sennheiser X320 gaming headset pictures and hands-on

By Hunter Skipworth

If you take your gaming seriously then chances are you will have come across the idea of a proper headset before. Useful for cross game chat, as well as in game audio, they can be a relatively cheap way to enhance your gaming experience. The Xbox 360... Read more

Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst pictures and hands-on

Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Plantronics' latest Bluetooth headset is one that takes the simple take-and-make call function one step further - by integrating all of your communication channels at the touch of a button.And that's because the Plantronics M1100 comes with its new cloud-based... Read more

Nokia Purity Monster headphones pictures and ears-on

Nokia Purity Monster headphones pictures and ears-on

By Chris Hall

Nokia pulled the covers off their partnership with Monster in a packed keynote at the opening of Nokia World 2011 in London. Pocket-lint was in the house to put their new headphones through a little on-ear and in-ear action.The result is two models of... Read more

Radiopaq Duo pictures and hands-on

Radiopaq Duo pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Whenever we hear the words "budget headphones" a small part of us dies inside. After all, why would you want to use cheap cans when the device that you're playing your tunes from probably required you taking out a second mortgage.So when we took delivery... Read more

Atomic Floyd Superdarts
4.5 stars

Atomic Floyd Superdarts

By Hunter Skipworth

Atomic Floyd have been on Pocket-lint's radar for a good while now, with the older generation TwistJax headphones leaving us suitably impressed.The company has a reputation for turning out high quality metal in ear headphones that provide a thoroughly bassy... Read more

Bedphones boast improved performance in the sack

Bedphones boast improved performance in the sack

By Ben Crompton

Pocket-lint has been waiting its entire life for these bad boys to become a reality, as listening to music, a podcast or perhaps even an audio book is one of the few pleasures we have left.However, as Mrs Pocket-lint grows ever weary of our Winnie the... Read more

Tech deal: Ministry of Sound and HMV teamup for new headphones lineup

Tech deal: Ministry of Sound and HMV teamup for new headphones lineup

By Ben Crompton

HMV and Ministry of Sound have teamed up in order to bring you, the lucky customer, a deal which could see you taking away a £5 gift ecard  with any purchase of Ministry of Sound's new headphone range.The deal will be launching in 88 stores around the... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins releases high quality version of new Peter Gabriel album

Bowers & Wilkins releases high quality version of new Peter Gabriel album

By Hunter Skipworth

Bowers and Wilkins has released a super high quality version of the new Peter Gabriel album New Blood. It uses a 24-bit FLAC encode and is available for download exclusively via Bowers and Wilkin's website.Included with the special edition double disc... Read more

Plantronics Marque M155 headset is the business

Plantronics Marque M155 headset is the business

By Ben Crompton

Plantronics, experts in the field of the Bluetooth headset, has announced the Marque M155 Bluetooth headset, which is designed to be best buds with your iPhone and Android smartphone.Sporting a rather sleek and lightweight design the Marque also comes... Read more

Bang & Olufsen Form 2 headphones revamped for 25th anniversary

Bang & Olufsen Form 2 headphones revamped for 25th anniversary

By Paul Lamkin

Bang & Olufsen has announced that it has "made over" its Form 2 headphones to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic cans.Back in 1986, when they first landed, the Form 2 headphones probably looked like a glimpse of the future. Now they look like... Read more

New Grado PS500 headphones aimed firmly at the audiophile

New Grado PS500 headphones aimed firmly at the audiophile

By Ben Crompton

Headphone specialist Grado has announced the launch of the Grado PS500 Professional Series headphones, which should deliver some serious audio pleasure to your auricles.Now we'd be the first to admit that high prices don't always equate to a quality product,... Read more

Jabra Sport pictures and hands-on

Jabra Sport pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Pocket-lint doesn't like jogging. Let's get that out of the way early on. But in the name of research, we put the Jabra Sport to the test.In our ears they went, and off we went. To the petrol station up the road. At least a 5-minute jog / walk - plenty... Read more

Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega Wireless headphones
3.5 stars

Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega Wireless headphones

By Stuart Miles

If you're anything like us, then your gaming days are over and you now have to sneak in a quick blast of Gears 3 when the family has gone to bed. The trouble is, playing that late means you can’t really turn up the volume and enjoy the visceral gunfire... Read more

Jabra Supreme Bluetooth headset adds Active Noise Cancellation

Jabra Supreme Bluetooth headset adds Active Noise Cancellation

By Paul Lamkin

Jabra has unveiled its latest Bluetooth headset, the Jabra Supreme, which is "the first non-stereo headset to incorporate Active Noise Cancellation to block out noisy environments".The focus on the ANC means that rather than the recipient getting all... Read more

Beats by Dr Dre and David Guetta join forces for DJ-friendly Beats mixr headphones

Beats by Dr Dre and David Guetta join forces for DJ-friendly Beats mixr headphones

By Rik Henderson

Beats by Dr Dre has teamed up with music producer and DJ David Guetta for a new set of headphones aimed at disc spinners. The Beats mixr headset has been designed entirely with DJs in mind, with a compact form factor and ear cups that can swivel 180 degrees... Read more

Jabra Sport headphones come with military-grade protection

Jabra Sport headphones come with military-grade protection

By Ben Crompton

Jabra is getting all tough with its launch of the Jabra Sport which makes use of full military-grade protection - just what you need on your morning jog.The Jabra Sport comes in two different forms: a wireless and corder version; each coming with some... Read more

Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst dials in

Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst dials in

By Paul Lamkin

Plantronics is hoping to tap into our need to be ever-connected, always-on, with its latest Bluetooth headset - the Plantronics M1100 which comes with its new cloud-based service, Plantronics Vocalyst.Vocalyst is a voice-based software solution that is... Read more

AKG announces ultra high end £1000 headphones

AKG announces ultra high end £1000 headphones

By Hunter Skipworth

In the world of ultra premium technology, that only a select few can afford to enjoy, there are two distinct categories that traditionally are capable of breaking the bank: audio equipment and cameras. Of the former the AKG K3003s are amongst some of... Read more

Creative Soundblaster headsets explode into your gaming setup

Creative Soundblaster headsets explode into your gaming setup

By Ben Crompton

Creative has decided to use IFA 2011 as the perfect platform for launching four new gaming headsets, which means that one of the Creative Soundblaster quartet is bound to tickle your gaming fancy.All of the headsets come with bold new designs and compelling... Read more

Sony goes on and in-ear with new noise cancelling headphones

Sony goes on and in-ear with new noise cancelling headphones

By Paul Lamkin

It's been a busy day for Sony over in Germany at IFA with tablets, Blu-ray players, speakers and 3D goggles all getting official releases but the Japanese giant hasn't forgotten its personal audio arm.And whilst there were no new Walkman devices announced,... Read more

Jawbone adds computer Nerd to new Icon HD headset

Jawbone adds computer Nerd to new Icon HD headset

By Ben Crompton

Jawbone has introduced a brand new peripheral, called The Nerd, to its new Icon HD headset; the duo teaming up to bring wireless audio from your computer directly into your ear.Sound waves have, of course, been doing this for some time through the medium... Read more

Monster iSport in-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

Monster iSport in-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

You may have read on Pocket-lint about the launch of the Monster iSport in-ear headphones. And, with us managing to get hold of one of the first pairs to hit UK shores, we thought it was only right to give them a quick going over.And let us tell you,... Read more

Monster wants you in the zone with iSport in-ear headphones

Monster wants you in the zone with iSport in-ear headphones

By Paul Lamkin

It seems that Monster has forgotten about Dre. For now, at least - with the release of the Monster iSport in-ear headphones.The iSport range, as you'd probably gathered from the name, is designed with fitness types in mind, and in particular the sweatier... Read more

Sony designer creates headphone brand with a dash of panache

Sony designer creates headphone brand with a dash of panache

By Rik Henderson

Sony designer, skater and DJ, Rui Morisawa, has crafted a new brand of headphones for the company that is inspired by Tokyo street culture. Coming in a range of wacky colour schemes, the PQ headphones are not only interesting to look at, but feature... Read more

Philips O'Neill The Stretch SHO9565BK
4.0 stars

Philips O'Neill The Stretch SHO9565BK

By Libby Plummer

We reviewed Philips' previous colloboration with surf brand O'Neill last year, giving the first version of The Stretch headphones a well-deserved four our of five stars. When we heard that there was a new version in town, once again featuring the handy... Read more

Jabra launches Drive in car speakerphone

Jabra launches Drive in car speakerphone

By Hunter Skipworth

In car speakerphones mean you can chat away while driving without facing the long arm of the law. Yapping on your mobile has been illegal for a good while now with conversations in cars being frequently carried out via bluetooth headsets.Unfortunately... Read more

Soundmagic E10
4.0 stars

Soundmagic E10

By Libby Plummer

Here at Pocket-lint we've reviewed all sorts of earphones from the achingly hip Monster Diddybeats to the non-tangle RHA MA-350 earbuds. Next on the test bench is the new E10 from Chinese brand Soundmagic. The E10 in-ear headphones are the first model... Read more

RHA MA-350
4.0 stars

RHA MA-350

By Libby Plummer

We recently reviewed the SA-500 headphones from RHA - a division of the Reid and Health Group - a British audio company based in Glasgow, with the can's performance impressing us, so we were very interested to see how the brand's MA-350 noise isolating... Read more