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50 Cent's headphones will measure your heart rate

Biometric headphones that measure your heart rate will be out later this year from SMS Audio.

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Biometric headphones measure a wearer's heart rate

The headphones from SMS Audio, majority owned by rapper 50 Cent, work with a popular fitness application

on pcworld.com

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Sights and sounds

This week's roundup of new iOS gear includes headphones that include a high-def camera for sending live video to your iPhone or iPad for immediate editing and distribution.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Better batteries

This week's roundup of new iOS gear includes several new ways of powering up your iOS device when a power plug isn't nearby.

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Soundhawk is a wearable for your ear that fine-tunes all the world's noises

When's the last time you actually heard a conversation in a noisy restaurant? SoundHawk wants to help you cut through the din to hear what matters.

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Apple officially acquires Beats for $3 billion

After much discussion and many theories, Apple has officially plunked down $3 billion to buy Beats Music and Beats Electronics.

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Expo Notes: Glyph is the ideal mobile personal theater for Daft Punk videos

Glyph is a set of headphones, but the bar moves down over your eyes so you can see its display.

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Separate the sound from the fury: 5 in-ear headphones for your smartphone

We found lots of things to like, and some things to dislike in popular new in-ear headphones from Beats, Bose, Bowers & Wilkins, Harman/Kardon and Shure.

on techhive.com

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Batteries up!

This week's roundup of Mac accessories includes batteries that let you keep computing long after the your MacBook is ready to call it a day. We've also got speakers, sleeves, headphones, and more.

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Buying Guide: Find the best headphones

If you're looking to get more audio enjoyment from from your smartphone, tablet, media player, or computer, new headphones will do wonders. To help you find the perfect set of headphones, our annual buying guide covers what to look (and listen) for, descriptions of the different types, and recommendations for standout models.

Aftershokz open-ear headphones are zombie-apocalypse approved (video)

There’s now a third option in the earbud/over-ear debate thanks the Aftershokz open-ear headphones.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Power up

This week's roundup of iOS accessories brings you new ways to dock your new phone, as well as batteries galore.

Find the right fitness headphones

Exercise is difficult enough without having to constantly worry about your earbuds falling out of your ears or your over-ear headphones getting sweaty and uncomfortable. We take a look at six different headphones designed specifically for active users.

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New Apple EarPods aim to improve on headphones of old

Apple on Wednesday announced the immediate availability of new headphones called EarPods, which the company says are designed to better fit in your ears.