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Everyone has an iPhone, iPod, iPad or some portable digital device. Sadly, most have lousy sound but that is 100 percent avoidable with the right pair of headphones. For hardcore audiophiles or Generation Y-ers looking for the best sound and the newest products, HomeTheaterReview.com has a full compliment of news stories for you to read so you can stay up to date about the newest, coolest and most high performance audiophile and lifestyle headphones. For those looking for full reviews of high end headphones from the likes of Bowers & Wilkins, Sennheiser, Audio Technica, Grado, Stax and many other brands - read this headphone review page archive from HomeTheaterReview.com.

Beyerdynamic Introduces iDX 200 iE In-Ear Monitors

Beyerdynamic Introduces iDX 200 iE In-Ear Monitors

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Beyerdynamic introduces its newest in-ear monitor, the iDX 200 iE. The follow-up to the iDX 120 iE and iDX 160 iE, the new model uses new drivers with moving coils made of extra-fine copper wire, and the housing is made... Read More

 
Sennheiser Introduces PXC 550 Wireless Headphones

Sennheiser Introduces PXC 550 Wireless Headphones

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Sennheiser has unveiled a new wireless over-the-ear headphone, the PXC 550 Wireless. Designed especially for travellers, the PXC 550 Wireless features Bluetooth 4.0 with NFC pairing, NoiseGard hybrid adaptive noise cancellation, and a rechargeable battery that can run up to... Read More

 
Astell&Kern Shows Off New Hi-Res Player and In-Ear Monitor

Astell&Kern Shows Off New Hi-Res Player and In-Ear Monitor

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At last week's CE Week event in New York, Astell&Kern showed off two new products: a new portable hi-res audio player called the AK70 (shown here, $599) and an updated second-gen version of the AK T8iE in-ear monitors ($999). The... Read More

 
Focal Unveils Flagship Utopia Headphone

Focal Unveils Flagship Utopia Headphone

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Focal has unveiled a new line of premium over-the-ear headphones that includes the Utopia, the Elear, and the Listen. The flagship Utopia model, whose design is detailed in the press release below, is an open-back headphone that uses a 40mm... Read More

 
That Really Cheap Pair of Brand-Name Headphones May Be Too Good to Be True

That Really Cheap Pair of Brand-Name Headphones May Be Too Good to Be True

By Jeff Berman

 

The sale of counterfeit consumer electronics products is a long-standing problem, especially in the headphone category. Jeff Berman discusses how some major headphone manufacturers are fighting back. Read More

 
Audio-Technica Ships New Headphones and Turntable

Audio-Technica Ships New Headphones and Turntable

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Audio-Technica is now shipping a number of products that the company first showed off at CES back in January. The lineup of new releases includes the ATH-AG1X and ATH-ADG1X gaming headsets ($299.95 each), the ATH-MSR7NC Sonic Pro headphones with active... Read More

 
Trying to Beat Beats in the Headphone Category Remains a Challenge

Trying to Beat Beats in the Headphone Category Remains a Challenge

By Jeff Berman

 

Headphones continue to be one of the few bright spots for the U.S. audio market ... or for the CE accessory market, depending on which product segment you think they belong in. While it's easy to view a pair of... Read More

 
Pioneer Debuts SE-MHR5 Headphones

Pioneer Debuts SE-MHR5 Headphones

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Pioneer has debuted a new pair of over-the-ear headphones. The SE-MHR5 has a 40mm driver, a dual-baffle back chamber, and a sensitivity of 102 dB. The headphones come with both a balanced and unbalanced cable, use memory-foam urethane ear cushions,... Read More

 
MIT Cables Debuts Its First Headphone Amplifier, the Vero HCA 29

MIT Cables Debuts Its First Headphone Amplifier, the Vero HCA 29

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MIT Cables recently introduced its first non-cable product in the company's 31-year history, in the form of the Indiegogo-funded Vero Headphone Cable. Now, the company has announced a second addition to the Vero line. The new Vero HCA 29 is... Read More

 
Shure Introduces the KSE1500 Electrostatic Earphone System

Shure Introduces the KSE1500 Electrostatic Earphone System

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Shure's new KSE1500 electrostatic earphone system combines single-driver, sound-isolating electrostatic earphones with a small, portable USB DAC amplifier. Shure states that its electrostatic drivers use "virtually weightless, massless diaphragms" to produce accurate sound across a wider frequency range, while the... Read More