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When you think of Blue, you think of the company's microphones and audio tools that have been amazing musicians and podcasters since 1995. The company's CEO, John Maier, realized that classic hi-fi headphones are incompatible with the low power requirements of mobile devices, so most headphones us...

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I grew up with my dad instilling in me an appreciation for sounds. Maybe it was the Iron Butterfly while in the womb, or the vinyl records or the high-end audio gear, but I wound up with perfect pitch and a golden ear. Like any audiophile, I think listening to heavily compressed music is a drag. St...

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It's roughly iPod Shuffle-sized, but the familiar-looking BH-121 is more smartphone accessory than screenless music player. The square device ships with a pair of headphones and has a built-in 3.5mm jack, should you want to get fancy and bring your own cans to the party (BYOC). The module has buil...

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SOL Republic's just taken the wraps off of what it's calling the first "professional-caliber" headphones it's made: the Master Tracks XC. When it comes to audio chops, the company says it created a new XC Sound Engine design for the cans that grant them acoustic accuracy, reproducing deep bass and...

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Looks like the rumors were true. HTC announced today that Beats Electronics will buy back the remaining 25 percent stake it had in the headphone maker for $265 million, all but bringing to an end a two-year partnership that has never really worked out. It's quite a bit of cash for HTC, after it to...

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A few weeks ago, RHA announced its new MA750i headphones (US$129.95). Last week I received a sample unit and have been testing them since. Having previously been really impressed with the MA150 and MA450i earphones and the SA950i on-ear headphones, I had high expectations for the Glasgow-based com...

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