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A hood made of speaker cloth? Betabrand aims to create the ultimate hoodie for audio geeks

San Francisco-based Betabrand has created a special type of hoodie made of a speaker screen-like fabric that allows headphones to go outside the hood withouth muffling the sound, along with other audio-oriented features.
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These headphones will record 1080p video with the tap of an earcup

New York tech startup Soundsight will release a limited run of its video-recording headphones this month. The Bluetooth-enabled headphones are able to simultaneously record audio and video with the help of a rotating, 5-megapixel camera…
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With heart monitoring and no cords, FreeWavz might be the ultimate fitness ‘phones

Just because Apple's forthcoming heart rate monitoring ear buds were a hoax, doesn't mean you have to give up on the idea. A new Kickstarter project, FreeWavz, offer a host of biofeedback features, fully wireless connection, environmental…
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Bang & Olufsen kicks off new line of ‘phones with DJ Khaled collaboration

Danish purveyor of audio goods Bang & Olufsen announced last week that its youth-targeted B&O Play imprint has collaborated with up-and-coming artist DJ Khaled and entertainment firm Heads Innovation to create the B&O Play H6 headphone.
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JBL expands Synchros headphone line with lifestyle and sport options

JBL has expanded its Synchros line with two new subcategories: the lifestyle-oriented E-Series and the athlete-ready Reflect, both of which have Bluetooth-enabled options. The company is releasing six total pairs of cans, including…
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Monster brandishes new headphones, announces ‘Headphones for Haiti’ relief effort

Monster unveils two new headphone models for CE Week 2014, as well as a new "Headphones for Haiti" relief effort to help bolster the islands arts and culture community.
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Adidas and Monster launch line of World Cup-themed headphones

Adidas and Monster, following an alliance announced earlier this year, have spiced up their previous collaboration - the "adidas Originals by Monster" headphones - to reveal four new limited edition World Cup color schemes for fans of…
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Damson’s bone-conduction speaker tech will go to your head (literally)

Damson's new Kickstarter headphones use a huge bag of tricks, including bone conduction technology paired with noise-canceling ear buds in a bid to be your one-stop sonic solution.
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Polk returns to E3 with its Striker audiophile gaming headset

This week at E3 2014, Polk revealed a new $90 audiophile gaming headset dubbed "Striker." The headset has the Baltimore-based company's proprietary Dynamic Balance driver technology on board, as well as a built-in boom mic, and…
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Sport support for your favorite World Cup team with Sol Republic’s custom headbands

Sol Republic, the Oregon-based purveyor of hardy and stylish audio gear, has made available (for a limited time) its new FUTBOL Series line of customized, special-edition headbands for the Tracks headphones, each one depicting a different…
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Beats’ long-term designer says goodbye as Jony Ive says hello

Love them or hate them, Beats headphones are some of the most recognizable products in consumer audio. The man behind all of those flashy designs, Robert Brunner, will not be joining Beats in the next era. What will that mean for the iconic…
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Best headphones under $200

A great pair of headphones doesn't need to cost as much as the mortgage on your house. Take a look at our favorite pairs of headphones currently on the market for under $200.