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Chances are when you need some funky tunes to keep you sane through the workday (or to drown out the loudmouth talking on his smartphone next to you), you're grabbing the nearest pair of headphones. Whether they're earbuds or cans, there's as many different opinions as there are styles. What are y

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Steven Lamar helped create the now iconic Beats by Dre brand back in 2006, and after a spat over royalties last spring, he's back with headphones of his very own. Touting the best in ergonomics, sound and \"Noise Equalization,\" Lamar's ROAM brand is launching Ropes as its first portable audio offer

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Heart rate-tracking in-ear headphones are starting to pop up on the regular it seems. A couple weeks ago, SMS Audio revealed its collaborative effort with Intel, and now Jabra's joining the fray, but without the tether. In an effort to limit cord tangles, the audio outfit's Sport Pulse wireless ea

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Back at CES, Intel showed off its smart earbud concept that matched tunes to your pulse, and now it's bringing similar tech to the masses. Thanks to a partnership with 50 Cent's SMS Audio, the heart-rate-tracking chops will hit the gym inside the headphone maker's new BioSport offering. Looking to

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We're here at the opening CES keynoted by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, and the parade of wearables has just begun. The firm's head honcho has just unveiled a pair of smart earbuds that can track your heart rate (and display it on a companion app), keep tabs on your running and get their power from yo

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Tangled earbuds may pass as artwork in Portland(ia), but in real life, they're nothing short of an irritating mess. Fortunately, that's where Bluetooth alternatives come into play, and there's a new set that combines style and intelligent functions. Meet Elroy, the brainchild of Timbuk2's founder,

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Brandon, who needs some earbuds that won't leave his head when he's on the treadmill. If you're looking to ask one of your own, drop us a

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By now, you're probably familiar with Apple's latest earbuds. But are they an improvement over their arguably disposable predecessor, you ask? You bet. Still, they're not going to win out over high-end or even mid-range audio options. That's to be expected, though -- the EarPods do sound better, a

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Yes, finally -- finally -- Apple's years-long headphone debacle may finally be at an end, with the introduction this morning of redesigned earbuds. Their new name: \"EarPods.\" Like so many things from today's Apple press conference, the new earphones look an awful lot like a leak we saw earlier thi

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The last we saw some colorful headphones from Klipsch was when it introduced the purple Lou Reed X10i in-ears last holiday season. Just in time for the summer, the headphone maker is unleashing a rugged version of its S4i earbuds -- and in four vibrant finishes, no less (red, yellow, orange and bl

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