Monoprice’s newest headphones put the bang-for-your-buck proposition to the test

Monoprice is generally known for low-cost products that are actually worth buying, including a number of surprisingly good speakers and headphones. Now the company is bolstering its headphone lineup with three new additions.

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Motorola unveils the Moto Pulse and Moto Surround

Motorola has unveiled new audio accessories in the Moto Pulse, a foldable pair of headphones; and the Moto Surround, fitness-focused earbuds. Both are available from Motorola's website.


Beats By Dre headphones teardown finds metal parts included just to add weight

Maybe the most striking part of a recent Beats By Dre headphones teardown was the discovery that about a third of the overall weight of the product comes from four metal parts included “for the sole purpose of adding weight.”

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Waterproof wireless fitness-tracking headphones are all you need to workout

Gogo-S is the totally wireless sport music player that hits all the right notes. It's more than just a pair of tough-as nails wireless earbuds -- it's a portable MP3 player and smart activity tracker in one.

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High school students made this BT headphone adapter, but is it too simple to sell?

This crowdfunded Bluetooth headphone adapter is the brain-child of a group of brilliant high-school entrepreneurs, but will its oversimplified functionality be its undoing?

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Kokoon EEG headphones can detect when you’re in deep sleep, trigger lucid dreams

Recently launched on Kickstarter, Kokoon is a set of app-enabled EEG headphones that can perform a wide variety of different functions -- including the potential to induce lucid dreams.

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Amazon’s Fire TV now connects to Bluetooth headphones for wireless private listening

Amazon's Fire TV streaming devices keep proving their mettle in the crowded set-top marketplace, most recently adding Bluetooth compatibility with wireless headphones for easy late-night listening with no strings attached.

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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Water filters, flamethrowers, idiot-proof drones

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

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Adjust the noise with Parrot’s Zik 2.0 wireless noise-cancelling cans

Parrot's Zik 2.0 wireless noise cancelling headphones have all the features you'd expect from a company that builds drones as its bread and butter. But are these feature rich cans a little too complicated?


Polk’s Hinge Wireless cut the cord for vintage-styled convenience | Hands on

Take a hands-on tour of Polk's new Hinge Wireless headphones, a relatively affordable bass-forward pair of Bluetooth-enabled cans that's as comfy as it is convenient.


Oppo’s practical, premium PM-3 headphones: $400 never sounded so sweet

If you're going to spend $400 on a pair of headphones, then you're probably serious about sound quality and style. The PM-3 deliver both in spades, and challenge headphones costing twice as much

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Shake it to make it: Real Booty Music turns twerking into dance beats

While twerking might seem like a modern trend, it has deep roots in the dance club scene. Headphone maker AiAiAi's newest project is a multinational effort to convert booty movements into dance beats with a little technological help.