REVIEW / YSP-1400, the Latest Little Yamaha- Home Cinema Speakers - 20/05/2015 16:46 May 20, 2015
Yamaha is making its sound projector technology available to the mass market. Its latest sound bar is the cheapest in its YSP range and at this price the showiness of some models (on...
HD 630VB, the New Audiophile Headphones from Sennheiser- Headphones - 18/05/2015 17:04 May 18, 2015
Hybrid use and bass control
To coincide with the Munich High End 2015, which took place this weekend, Sennheiser has unveiled a brand new set of headphones that bridge the gap between home use and...
REVIEW / Jabra Solemate, the Second Generation- Portable Speakers - 15/05/2015 15:37 May 15, 2015
Jabra's first ever portable speaker was given a revamp last year. The Danish brand took note of current trends by adding NFC pairing and making the Jabra Sound app compatible with the...
REVIEW / Ultimate Ears Boom- Portable Speakers - 13/05/2015 13:07 May 13, 2015
The UE Boom is clearly designed for a young crowd, with six bi-colour options to choose from. Small buttons (power and Bluetooth) glow white when switched...
REVIEW / AH-MM400: Denon's Premium Portable Headphones- Headphones - 13/05/2015 10:11 May 13, 2015
Design-wise, Denon certainly hasn't pulled any punches; your first impression of the AH-MM400 is one of outstanding quality and elegance. The...
Noontec's New Headphones: Zoro HD II and Hammo Go- Headphones - 11/05/2015 17:27 May 11, 2015
Two new headphones, one with noise cancellation
Ozzie-boys Noontec, who first caught our attention with the Hammo, have returned from down-under with a Go version of the Hammo and the Zoro HD II. The former now has noise-cancellation...
REVIEW / B&O BeoPlay H2: On-Ear Headphones for Bass Lovers- Headphones - 06/05/2015 15:34 May 6, 2015
They may be made mostly of plastic, but the on-ear BeoPlay H2 are solidly built and designed. None of the assembly is visible—no screws, no straggling...
REVIEW / Sennheiser RS 185: Top-Quality Sound Delivered Wirelessly- Headphones - 06/05/2015 10:25 May 6, 2015
Just so you understand all the product names, the RS 185 kit includes the TR 185 transmitter and the Sennheiser HDR 185 headphones. Just...
AIAIAI, New 100% Adaptable Danish Headphones- Headphones - 04/05/2015 17:17 May 4, 2015
A pick-and-mix success story?
AIAIAI has unveiled its new headphones, the TMA-2 Modular, which stand out from the crowd by being 100% modular. Every single part of the product is interchangeable. Behind...
Hori Launches Gaming Headset for Special Edition PS4- Headphones - 23/04/2015 11:18 April 23, 2015
Ready for Metal Gear Solid V Release
Japanese brand Hori has launched a new Metal Gear Solid V-themed gaming headset for the special edition PS4 that will coincide with the game's release. It's...
REVIEW / Beolit 15: A New Portable Speaker from B&O- Portable Speakers - 22/04/2015 10:26 April 22, 2015
The Danish brand really knows how to produce a quality product, as is clearly demonstrated by the Beolit 15. The speaker is built with...
Onkyo DAC-HA300: Portable High-Res Audio Player- Audio Streamers and Servers - 14/04/2015 14:21 April 14, 2015
All-in-one music player
Onkyo has announced the DAC-HA300, a portable music player with a built-in analogue/digital converter and amplifier that reads high-quality audio files from iOS and Android devices. The DAC-HA300...
REVIEW / Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless: Even More Portable- Headphones - 10/04/2015 15:23 April 10, 2015
The Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless is only available in black. The construction is exactly the same as before: it's robust and flexible, perfect...
REVIEW / Blue Mo-Fi, the Mechanical Biped with the Warm Sound- Headphones - 09/04/2015 10:07 April 9, 2015
What an odd little device, this Mo-Fi. As usual, the manufacturer Blue Microphones has drawn inspiration from a number of rather peculiar references: in...
REVIEW / Heaven VIII: The Luxury In-Ear Headphones from Final Audio Design- Headphones - 08/04/2015 10:09 April 8, 2015
Obviously, with these earphones we're going to begin with the aesthetics. Aside from the geometric relief on the back—which,...
Sony SRS-X11: the New Ultra-Portable Speaker Cube- Portable Speakers - 03/04/2015 13:40 April 3, 2015
A speaker to jazz up your jaunts
After unveiling its brand new range of portable headphones a month ago, Sony's keeping up the momentum with a new collection of portable speakers. Among them is the SRS-X11, the smallest...
Sony Releases New Bluetooth Speaker: the SRS-X33- Portable Speakers - 02/04/2015 17:02 April 2, 2015
Smaller, with LDAC to boot
Sony recently launched an update to its SRS-X3 portable Bluetooth speaker, the SRS-X33. It's smaller than its predecessor and comes with a huge new selling point: LDAC codec support. The...
REVIEW / Under Licencing Law, Trebles Cannot be Served to (Marshall) Minors- Headphones - 01/04/2015 15:18 April 1, 2015
The Marshall Minor headphones benefit from a carefully crafted design. The look isn't at all dissimilar to the dials found on the brand's famous amplifiers,...
REVIEW / Philips Fidelio X2: New Diaphragm, Same Great Quality- Headphones - 31/03/2015 15:33 March 31, 2015
In concept and design, the X2 is a dead ringer for the Fidelio X1. The over-ear dynamic headphones abide by the same codes...
Ryght Pocket: Multi-Coloured Ultra-Portable Speakers- Portable Speakers - 26/03/2015 16:18 March 26, 2015
Small size, short battery life
French brand Ryght has introduced its latest product, an ultra-portable speaker appropriately named "Pocket". Ryght is a brand new French company with, for...
REVIEW / BeoPlay A2: A Truly Elegant Portable Speaker- Portable Speakers - 25/03/2015 15:25 March 25, 2015
It's clear that B&O paid close attention to the choice of materials and overall design of the BeoPlay A2. This cuboid-shaped portable speaker has...
Bose QuietComfort 25 Now Compatible with Android- Headphones - 24/03/2015 16:13 March 24, 2015
Once exclusively for Apple devices
Initially, the QC 25 was only available with an Apple-compatible remote control. Now, a second version of the headphones has appeared on the market. This model caters for Android devices...
REVIEW / Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 Headphones: The Return of the P5- Headphones - 24/03/2015 15:12 March 24, 2015
We daresay the English are a rather elegant bunch. The P5 Series 2 is, in this sense, a prime English product, with a retro-modern design, tasteful...
Creative's Comeback: Two New Aurvana In-Ear Headphone Models- Headphones - 20/03/2015 12:39 March 20, 2015
Aurvana In-Ear2 Plus and In-Ear3 Plus
It's been some time since we heard anything from Creative, but the brand has decided to make a comeback and launch two new Aurvana in-ear headphone models. This range first appeared...
REVIEW / Momentum Wireless: Sennheiser's Star Ditches the Wire- Headphones - 18/03/2015 15:18 March 18, 2015
From what we can see, Sennheiser has gone out of its way to improve the overall design of the Momentum: the soft leather ear pads are wider, the ear cups...
REVIEW / Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8: The Ultimate in Lavish Portability- Headphones - 18/03/2015 10:15 March 18, 2015
Bang & Olufsen doesn't mess around when it comes to design, and the H8 epitomise its meticulous approach: over-stitched genuine-leather headband,...
REVIEW / Megaboom: the New, Explosive Portable Speakers from Ultimate Ears- Portable Speakers - 12/03/2015 10:09 March 12, 2015
The Megaboom is really just a Boom with XXL proportions: it's a solid cylinder with a protective metal grill and there have been...
REVIEW / Jabra Evolve 80: the Best Stereo Headphones for the Workplace- Headphones - 11/03/2015 15:12 March 11, 2015
It's clear from the outset: the Evolve 80 isn't meant to look good, it's meant to work. The headband, the ear cups, the lining, the earpads, the mic arm—everything...
REVIEW / AKG K701 Headphones: Years of Loyal Service- Headphones - 04/03/2015 15:21 March 4, 2015
It's not everyday that you get to test a truly premium pair of headphones. In fact, these could even be described as a luxury product. Although there's always been a demand for the...
REVIEW / Soho Wireless: Portable Headphones from Harman/Kardon- Headphones - 04/03/2015 10:15 March 4, 2015
Harman/Kardon is sticking to what knows, producing a wireless version of the on-ear Soho headphones. A lot of effort has been put...
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