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Phiaton‘s New BT Audio Cans Is A Beauty Designed For Traveling

If you are looking for a pair of headphones that delivers and at the same, hefty with style, then you can probably count on Phiaton. Phiaton is no stranger in award-winning headphones and while the new Phiaton BT 390 Foldable Bluetooth HeadphonesPhiaton BT 390 Foldable Bluetooth Headphones did not get an award (yet), it is no less stylish. Designed for travelers and commuters alike, it features Bluetooth 4.1 for a frustration-free music enjoyment, an easy-to-carry design for on-the-road use and quality wireless audio with an impressive battery life of 30 hours of music playback, non-stop. Sound delivery is via 40 mm drivers with emphasis on high-frequency clarity while oversized neodymium magnets promised “rich, commanding bass.” Continue reading Phiaton‘s New BT Audio Cans Is A Beauty Designed For Traveling

Dolce & Gabbana Quirky Pineapple Print Headphones Now At 40% Off

Italian luxury fashion label Dolce & Gabbana is no stranger in peddling over-the-top and obviously pricey headphones and the somewhat quirky Dolce & Gabbana Black Pineapple Headphones you see here is one of the company’s latest offering straight out from the label’s Spring Summer 2017 collection. This over-the-ear headphones is wrapped in nappa lambskin for the requisite luxury touch and boasts an interesting graphic of the label’s silver tone pineapple pattern. Continue reading Dolce & Gabbana Quirky Pineapple Print Headphones Now At 40% Off

Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

If you really think about it, consumer audio headphones hasn’t really change a lot since its invention. Sure, we have goodness of noise cancellation, better drivers and so on, but the concept remain pretty much the same and its use is, well, the same, and that’s to feed audio to our soundholes. However, there’s one startup that thinks a pair of headphones can be so much more. It should not only spit out tunes into your ears, but also monitor your brain activity and guide along the way so you can be productive. How, you ask? Well, the magic lies in the headband which is not your run-of-the-mill head-clamping contraption; Mindset Smart Headphones, as it is called, has EEG (short for electroencephalogram) built into it that continuously monitor your brain activity. Continue reading Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

Focal’s €100K Audiophile Audio Cans Is Loaded With 6.5 Carats Of Diamonds

For those with the penchant for the luxury and sweet audio reproduction, a pair of audiophile headphones wouldn’t be suffice, which is why there’s the Focal Utopia by Tournaire. Focal is renowned for its sound quality, but not nearly enough to satisfy folks with a taste of the ultimate in luxury (read: folks who won’t bat an eyelid swallowing ounces after ounces of Almas caviar) and therefore, the audio equipment maker look to father and son, Philippe and Mathieu Tournaire of Tournaire to give it its high-end open-back headphones the bling that would satisfy even the most demanding, music-loving Scrooge McDuckians. Unveiled in June 2016, the Focal Utopia by Tournaire’s sleek design is boosted by handcrafted Tournaire jewellers’ symbol coated in 18k gold (but, of course) and embellished with luxe-requisite diamonds – totalling 6.5 carats. Continue reading Focal’s €100K Audiophile Audio Cans Is Loaded With 6.5 Carats Of Diamonds

Bose’s New Headphones Lets You Control How Much Noise To Block

When it comes to headphones, Bose is one company that’s relentless in the pursuit of quietness and audio excellency. The all-new QuietComfort 35 and QuietControl 30 are the latest examples of this pursuit. Bose raises the bar of wireless noise cancelation headphones, letting you cut the ding out of the environment completely and while that may sound (pun not intended) rather ‘run-of-the-mill’, Bose promised remarkable silence when the around-ear QuietComfort 35’s noise cancellation is activated. Microphones inside and outside the earcups detects unwanted sounds which are then eliminated by two proprietary digital electronic chips to offer you dramatic quietness, so you can enjoy your favorite tunes without distraction. It saves your ears too, since there’s no need to crank up to the eleven in order to hear what you want to hear. Continue reading Bose’s New Headphones Lets You Control How Much Noise To Block

Urbanears Turns Active Headphones Into Clay Red For Roland-Garros

Unlike gym workouts, tennis and headphones don’t quite go hand-in cos’ obviously, you can’t really play tennis and listen to music at the same time as it would be an insult to your opponent (less you are practicing with a ball machine) but that doesn’t mean it can’t have anything to do with the annual Roland Garros French Open as proven by Urbanears Hellas Roland Garros Edition Headphones. To commemorate the annual tennis tournament, Urbanears gave its new Active Hellas headphones a Clay Red paint job, the trademark color of French Tennis Federation. Continue reading Urbanears Turns Active Headphones Into Clay Red For Roland-Garros

The New Normal Is Possibly The Most Stylish In-ear Headphones Ever

When it comes to in-ear headphones, none quite really stands out. I mean, earphones are pretty tiny stuff and so, standing out is not quite the most important feature. Not with the New Normal wireless in-ear headphones, though. One look and you will understand why it is featured here on this blog. It is uber stylish; beyond anything we have seen thus far, less they come from the likes of big brand names like B&O and the likes. On top of looking good, it touts secure fit, personalized to your sound holes so they stay in your ears for as long as you wanted them to, no matter what you do. Continue reading The New Normal Is Possibly The Most Stylish In-ear Headphones Ever

Phiaton’s BT 460 Bluetooth Headphone Wins 2016 iF Design And Awards

Wireless headphones are great, but not without its caveat, like for example, fumbling for the controls can be a real pain-in-the-butt. I know. I personally experienced it. But you probably won’t have the fumbling issues if you don’t have buttons to press and has a wide area for the controls. Those are features Phiaton BT 460 Bluetooth Headphones has to offer. It uses unique touch interface that allows you to control music, calls and volume just by swiping your finger on the outer earcup. It is an innovation that would get rid of the act of blindly ‘feeling for the button’ whenever you want to control the music, or take a call. Continue reading Phiaton’s BT 460 Bluetooth Headphone Wins 2016 iF Design And Awards

$9,000 Headphones Sold Out Because Of The One Tweet From Rihanna

As far as consumerism goes, one cannot underestimate the power that a pop artiste wields. Take for example, Rihanna, who made a tweet that says “listening to ANTI.” ANTI, for the uninitiated, was then yet-to-be-released album. While in most cases, a tweet like such would probably garner the usual likes and retweets, Rihanna’s did something different. It causes a FRENDS x Dolce & Gabbana’s headphones to sold out within 24 hours. The tweet may seem innocence enough and at that point, Rihanna was probably hoping to promote ANTI. Instead, the tweet which was accompanied by a photo of herself wearing a pair of gold, jewel-encrusted headphones. Continue reading $9,000 Headphones Sold Out Because Of The One Tweet From Rihanna

IEC Shine Bluetooth Earbuds Boasts Motion-based Light Up Strap

Running at night is bad enough because of the low visibility other road users have of you and running with earphones stuffed into your sound holes isn’t going to make it any better. Well, not if you are listening with IEC Shine Light Up Bluetooth Earbuds. Soon to hit Kickstarter, this pair of innovative in-ear headphones feature an innovative laser-light neck strap that will add to your visibility and “portray emotions and moods externally,” said IEC Technology. We kind of like the idea, but we are more incline to think this is more for those who runs – at night. Continue reading IEC Shine Bluetooth Earbuds Boasts Motion-based Light Up Strap