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Review: RHA's SA950i headphones with remote and mic

Simply put, I'm not a fan of headphones. For me, they are bulky, unsightly and, more often than not, uncomfortable. Sonically, I've found in-ear earphones provide a much better reproduction of sound, too. You don't need to have the volume as loud and they isolate external noise much more...

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All ears: Headphones from V-Moda and Able Planet

Today I'll be reviewing two headphones from two different companies that are targeted at distinct markets. The V-Moda Crossfade M-100 (at right above, US$310) is a noise-isolating over-ear folding headphone targeted at the high-end audiophile crowd, while Able Planet's Musicians' Choice (left,...

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Review: RHA MA150 low cost, high quality earphones

I use my iPhone a lot to listen to music when I'm out and about. And I have a really great pair of earphones to use for this purpose. However, they are high-end in-ear monitors. And while they sound amazing, they are not always practical for day to day tasks like going for a run or shoving them...

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Win a pair of V-Moda Crossfade LP Custom headphones

TUAW and V-Moda have a nice weekend giveaway going on. The headphone and accessory manufacturer has offered to give one TUAW reader a pair of V-Moda Crossfade LP Custom headphones worth US$199. What do they mean by custom? Well, you'll have your choice of base color, the color and finish of the...

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i-mego's Throne headphones are fashionable and loud

Can you have attractive, functional headphones? You can, for a price. i-mego's Throne Gold Headphones are the high end of its fashionable audio devices. Known for fashionable earbuds and a few fashion headphones, the Throne series are i-mego's top-shelf offering, and for US$140 you get a...

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V-Moda and TUAW team up for a summer headphone giveaway

V-Moda wants you to listen to your tunes in style, so we're teaming up with them to give away three of their excellent headphone products to TUAW readers. I'm a big fan of V-Moda's Crossfade headphones. Not only do I frequently use them when I'm broadcasting TUAW TV Live, but they're my...

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8 clever iPhone headphone tricks from Tekserve

You see them everywhere -- the ubiquitous white iPhone headphones. For many people, they're just a way to listen to your tunes and look cool, but to the Apple Specialists at New York City's Tekserve, the standard Apple headphones a powerful tool for controlling your iPhone. Tekserve's Chris...

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Koss adds iPhone remote to Porta Pro headphones

Koss headphones have been around a long time. I remember doing some pro recording with them in the 70s, and I know they go back at least to the early 60s. The company isn't stuck in the past, though, so it has announced a new version of the popular Porta Pro headset. It's called the Porta Pro KTC,...

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Moshi releases Clarus headphones at CES

Moshi, makers of a variety of accessories for your Mac and iPhone, have announced a new set of headphones at CES called Clarus. They have two interesting characteristics, one inside the headphones, and one outside. Outside they are a little different than a number of in-ear style headphones in...

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Holiday Gift Guide: the ideal iPod

Welcome to TUAW's 2011 Holiday Gift Guide! We're here to help you choose the best gifts this holiday season, and once you've received your gifts we'll tell you what apps and accessories we think are best for your new Apple gear. Stay tuned every weekday from now until the end of the year for...

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Relaxation Portal for iOS can transport you to another world for free

I've spent the last couple of days testing and exploring Relaxation Portal, an iOS app from SRS Labs that provides stunning audio recreations of several environments in places like Namibia, Crete, an Amazon Rainforest and Martha's Vineyard. For the full effect, you must listen on headphones. In...

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Microphone for Mac

Got a pair of iPhone headphones with a built-in mic? If you've got an Apple laptop made after 2007, chances are that microphone will work just as well with your computer. Plug it in, then check in the Sound system preferences pane for the 'External Microphone' input....

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Los Angeles Apple stores offering exclusive headphones this NBA All-Star weekend

If you're around Los Angeles and need some new headphones this weekend, your local Apple Store has a deal for you. To celebrate the NBA All-Star Game, Skullcandy is selling its NBA All-Star Aviator headphones in Apple Stores exclusively, this weekend only. At $180 they're not cheap, but they are...

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Inline remote controls for iOS devices that work with your current headphones

Problem: You like the inline remote and microphone functions built into the headphones that come with the iPhone, but if you want to use another pair of headphones, you lose that functionality. Solution 1: Ditch your current headphones for another set with built-in controls and a mic. Solution 2:...

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iFrogz shows off cases and headphones at CES 2011

We stopped by the iFrogz booth at this week's CES 2011 here in Las Vegas to see the company's line of cases and headphones for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. We also got to hear some interesting behind-the-scenes information about the business of selling accessories for Apple's devices. The...

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