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Review: Soundcast Melody
Nov 7, 2013 - in Reviews
The weather-resistant Soundcast Melody portable Bluetooth speaker is pricey, but sounds impressive and is easy to use.
10 Desktop Apps for Recording Internet Radio
Nov 26, 2012 - in Picture Story
Has Internet killed the radio? Not if these apps have anything to say about it.
Spotlight: Curisma Killed the Cat
Apr 20, 2012 - in Reviews
This week, we try a new PC gaming headset, mess around with Curisma, and get reminded about how Apple customer service really rocks, sometimes.
In A Pinch? Make Your Own Gadget Accessories
Apr 10, 2012 - in Reviews
In under 30 minutes, you can make tech accessories at home – with readily available stuff. 3 DIY Projects: speakers, cases, and earbud holders.
Roccat Gaming Gear: The Pros and Cons
Feb 15, 2012 - in Reviews
Roccat and its peripherals have been big over in Europe for years now, but how will the company fare in North America?
Beats Electronics and Monster Part Ways
Jan 15, 2012 - in News
Beats Electronics has partnered with Monster for almost five years. However, the contract between the two is set to run out later this year, and when it does, Beats reportedly won't be renewing it.
Mighty Dwarf Will Make a Bluetooth Speaker Out of Anything
Jan 14, 2012 - in News
Make your speaker where ever you can stick it.
Gaming Gear at CES 2012
Jan 14, 2012 - in Picture Story
Mice! Headsets! Controllers! Madness! The Consumer Electronics Show always has plenty of new gaming gear for PC gamers and console junkies alike, and CES 2012 was no different.
Ears-on With Silentium's Noise-canceling Quiet Bubble
Jan 11, 2012 - in News
A novel approach to noise reduction, though not as mind blowing (geddit?) as it sounds.
The Best of CES: Zik Parrot By Starck Headphones
Jan 11, 2012 - in News
We go to CES with the hope that we'll find something totally unexpected, something that will make us say, "I must have it." The Zik headphones are one of those products.
Report: Google Working on Android-based HUD Glasses
Dec 21, 2011 - in News
Google is apparently working on wearable technology, which some circles say is actually a pair of glasses.
A Bill to Ban Headphones While Crossing Street
Jan 27, 2011 - in News
What's next? A ban on texting while walking in the mall?
Altec Lansing Shows Off Streaming Speaker
Jan 7, 2011 - in News
It’s rare that we find an iPod or PMP speaker that interests us, but, believe it or not, it happened at the Altec Lansing booth at Digitial Experience this week.
Signeo Takes On Monster with Ludacris Earphones
Jan 5, 2011 - in News
Beats by Dr. Dre headphones are becoming increasingly popular, however, Monster isn't the only company pairing up with a top recording artist to sell headphones.
Monster Makes TRON Headphones With Light FX
Dec 10, 2010 - in News
Daft Punk should sound good in these.
Hands-on: Sennheiser Cans of the Dallas Mavs
Nov 15, 2010 - in News
If only the Dallas Mavericks wore these while on the court.
Did Apple Buy the Maker of iMuffs?
Nov 10, 2010 - in News
It looks like Apple may have snapped up the maker of iMuffs.
New Bluetooth Headset Courtesy of Bose
Oct 26, 2010 - in News
The in-ear headset for your mobile phone, designed by the guys known for tiny speakers.
Sony Stops Making Cassette Walkmans in Japan
Oct 25, 2010 - in News
If you still want one, better act fast!
Rock out to Marshall's New Headphones
Oct 22, 2010 - in News
The guitar amp experts want to bring it straight to your ears.
Headphones Adapt to Your Head Automatically
Oct 22, 2010 - in News
The 20/20 fits you perfectly through the magic of "tensegrity".
George Lucas Sues Peripheral Maker Jedi Mind
Aug 24, 2010 - in News
Lucasfilm filed a $5 million lawsuit, claiming consumer confusion.
5 Gaming Headsets Reviewed
Jul 26, 2010 - in Reviews
We put five new gaming headsets--from Astro, SteelSeries, Turtle Beach, Nox Audio and Psyko--to the test. Which ones will improve the gaming experience?
Mi-Sport: The First Waterproof MP3 Headband?
Jun 10, 2010 - in News
Will we finally see swimmers grooving to the latest auto-tuned pop hit? mi-sport waterproof mp3 headband
Concept Collar Allows the Deaf to Groove
May 26, 2010 - in News
An attempt to collar the deaf music industry, perhaps?
Headphones Concept Matches Visuals With Music
Apr 21, 2010 - in News
These headphones treat its own headband as a dynamic OLED display
HTC Responds to Apple's Suit With Disagreement
Mar 18, 2010 - in News
Cell phone maker HTC has responded to the patent infringement suit recently filed by Cupertino-based Apple.
Creative Sound Blaster Wireless WoW Headset
Feb 10, 2010 - in Reviews
Wireless headsets are rarely on a gamer's radar. Creative thinks its new World of Warcraft Wireless Headset can change how gamers view cordless audio.
VIDEO: Duke Nukem 3D Meets Wiimote, N900
Feb 8, 2010 - in News
Duke Nukem (it'll take) Forever might be a pipe dream at this stage but while fans cling to the hope that they'll see the game some time in this lifetime, they're doing all kinds of interesting things with DN3D.
Able Planet's Gaming Headset Gets a New Twist
Jan 11, 2010 - in News
Able Planet, long known and heralded for its noise-cancelling headphones, is finally coming out with a headset.