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Alpine Headphones

Alpine Headphones review: These are thumpin' good cans

Not recommended for critical listening, but the transducer in the headband is more than just an expensive gimmick.

Alpine Headphones

Alpine Electronics launches headphones that literally rock your cabeza

Headphones with haptic feedback? Hey, I'll try anything once.

Sound Blaster E5

Sound Blaster E5 review: This portable DAC and headphone amp is an audio powerhouse

The sound card is becoming a distant memory, but quality audio never goes out of style.

Sound Blaster X7

Sound Blaster X7 preview: Creative Labs aims to make PC audio interesting again

The sound card pioneer launches a whole new family of USB audio devices and headphone amps at IFA.

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marblue headfoams headphones

Small heads, safe ears: The best headphones for kids

These days, kids need headphones, too. We looked at a slew of cans designed to fit your child's head while protecting their hearing.

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The mall of small apps

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen review the news of the week including Apple acquisitions, Bose versus Beats, more about Beats, and Apple envy.

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Gear We Love: Revo Wireless offers Bluetooth-headphone convenience without the compromise

Jabra's rugged and comfortable Revo Wireless gives you the convenience of Bluetooth without the audio compromises we've come to expect from wireless headphones.

accessories

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.

accessories

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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Hit the road, jack: Why Apple may say goodbye to the headphone plug

As Apple creates a standard for Lightning-powered headphones, is the company getting ready to ditch the venerable headphone jack from its devices?