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Blue Mo-Fi Headphones

Mic maker Blue breaks into the headphone market with the Mo-Fi. They not only have 50mm drivers, memory foam cups and a highly adjustable headband, they also have a built-in analog amplifier. That’s crazy value. Hat Tip Link Link 2 Price: $350 Continue Reading from the Source

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Five Best Headphones

After a huge number of nominations , we have your five choices for Best Headphones. Even more compelling is that three of your five picks are the same as the contenders from Lifehacker’s 2012 Hive Five , which really speaks to the quality of these cans. Head for the comments and vote by starring your [...]

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Build Your Own Bone Conducting Headphones

Bone conducting headphones sound like strange gadgets, but they’re surprisingly easy to build. This video from Tinkernut walks you through the basics of speaker technology, and in the first minute or two tells you how to build a bone-conduction speaker you could easily house in a hollowed out pair of on-ear headphones or earmuffs. Read [...]

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Something borrowed: Bose sues Beats (and sugardaddy Apple) for patent infringement

Bose has reportedly sued Beats Electronics over patents related to its noise canceling headphones, according to a breaking news tweet by CNBC. BREAKING: Bose sues Apple’s Beats over noise-canceling headphone patents. (via @CNBCJosh) $AAPL — CNBC (@CNBC) July 25, 2014 Of course, Beats is in the midst of being acquired by deep-pocketed Apple, making the company a much [...]

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Ever the copycat, Samsung announces new “premium” headphones

I like to imagine that somewhere deep within the bowels of Samsung’s headquarters there is a person suspended in a mysterious liquid whose job is to predict the future in time for the company to develop an innovative product ahead of its competition. The problem with this imaginary fortune teller is that reality tells a very different story. [...]

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A Hoodie Made From Speaker Fabric Won’t Muffle Your Headphones

Originally designed for home or recording studio use, over-the-ear headphones somehow became a popular choice for music aficionados on-the-go. We can probably blame Sony’s Walkman for that, but it means that Betabrand’s new Audio Engineer’s Hoodie—which uses speaker fabric on the hood so headphones can be worn over it—isn’t necessarily just for those hiding in [...]

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Over-Ear Headphones That Wrap Behind Your Head To Preserve Your ‘Do

Audio-Technica’s new ATH-S600 headphones don’t break much new ground when it comes to sound quality, but that’s not why consumers might be interested in the new cans. What makes the headphones interesting is their over-ear design with a headband that wraps around the back of the wearer’s head to protect their well-coiffed hairstyle. Read more… [...]

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