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Urbanears’ Plattan 2 upgrades the sound and comfort of their classic headphones 2:14

The popular Urbanears Plattan headphones finally find a successor. While their looks haven't changed much, upgrades to sound, design, and comfort make the experience with these completely different.
Home Theater

Sure it shows volume, but the meter in these headphones is mostly just awesome

Sick of headphones all looking pretty much the same? The Meters by Ashdown OV-1 headphones have an active VU meter in each cup, making them look unlike any other pair available. Oh, and they sound fantastic.
Home Theater

Beyerdynamic’s handmade Xelento in-ears will make you forget about wireless

This year's CES had no shortage of wireless headphones, but it was trusty old sonic engineering from the veteran headphone gurus at Beyerdynamic that really got our hearts pumping with the new Xelento remote in-ear wired headphones.
Outdoors

Outdoor Tech announces two new wireless headphones built to survive the elements

Outdoor Tech specializes in Bluetooth audio accessories that can withstand the elements of the outside world. The company announced two new Bluetooth headphones to complement its existing lineup.
Mobile

Who are you talking to through OV’s new Bluetooth earphones? Alexa, of course

Next year, you'll be given the opportunity to take a step further into a cyborg future in which the "person" on the receiving end of your OnVocal earphones isn't a person at all, but rather a smart home assistant -- namely, Alexa.
Home Theater

With its latest reference headphones, Denon aims for great sound — and looks

While much of Denon's focus as of late has been on its HEOS wireless multiroom products, the company has now unveiled its latest reference headphones, the AH-D7200, which match a light-weight frame with a classy wooden exterior.
Home Theater

Urbanears delivers a sequel to some of its most popular cans in the Plattan 2

The Urbanears Plattan were one of the company's most popular headphones, selling more than 3 million units since their launch in 2009, and now they've finally gotten a sequel in the Plattan 2, available now.
Music

Forget covering up cameras, now your headphones can be used to spy on you

Forget simply covering up your laptop's camera, you might want to unplug your headphones when not in use, too. Researchers revealed a simple hack that turns any headphones into a microphone.
Home Theater

Wireless headphones are finally awesome, and these are our favorites 3:32

Between sleek form factors, prime audio quality, and the freedom of untethered listening, there has never been a better time to pick up a pair of wireless headphones. To help make your search easier, we've put together a list of…
Home Theater

Sennheiser's legendary HD 650 are reborn better and cheaper than ever

The audio gurus at Sennheiser have paired up with Massdrop to bring back a legend. The HD 6XX offer all the gorgeous sound of the original HD 650, with a design balanced for the next generation.
Home Theater

Discover your personalized sound in Even’s H1 headphones with EarPrint tech

Earlier this year, Even introduced EarPrint sound personalization tech in a pair of earphones and now it is available in the new Even H1 over-ear headphones, which also offer beryllium drivers and a walnut wood finish.
Computing

Razer releases the Kraken — two of them, in fact

Razer has updated its Kraken line with the Kraken Pro V2 and Kraken 7.1 V2. Both headsets go on sale in October at surprising affordable prices, and are designed with user comfort in mind.