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September 8, 2015 • News

About to Be Affordable: Harman TruNote Sound Calibration Scans Your Ears to Remove Distortion

While much of their IFA press conference centered on growth of the brands covered by the Harman parent company (JBL, Harman-Kardon, AKG, Infinity, etc.), there was one announced product that I want to focus on, because I think it may ultimately be the most intriguing — the Everest headphone collection with TruNote Sound Calibration.

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September 4, 2015 • Reviews

Incipio’s f90 Hi-Fi Sterio Earbuds Are an Inexpensive Way to up Your iPhone Experience

I’m Joey. I’m 14 years old and I’m a new writer for Gear Diary. Today I am reviewing Incipio’s f90 Hi-Fi Stereo Earbuds. Prior to using this product, I had never used a pair of Earbuds with sound quality that totally satisfied me.

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September 2, 2015 • News

The MH40’s By Master & Dynamic Headphones Are High-End Quality Cans

Usually when you read a review about a product, there’s always some witty catchphrase to reel you in, so here goes:  Master & Dynamic’s M40 headphones ($399) are the classiest pair of headphones that you’re going to fine on the market, and you’re going to pay every dollar for them. 

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August 26, 2015 • Reviews

A-Audio’s Legacy Headphones Should’ve Been Bluetooth, but Are Still a Corded Success

The A-Audio Legacy headphones are a superior pair of noise canceling headphones that give you various listening modes, included with a top of the line design.

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August 19, 2015 • Reviews

I Actually Like Corded Headphones Again, Thanks to My Trinity Deltas

A self-proclaimed audiophile, I take pride in my headphones. Recently I’ve been a huge fan of Bluetooth buds, but after having two fail on me in the same week, I was actually pretty elated when Trinity Audio Engineering sent over a pair of their Trinity Delta in-ear headphones to review.

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August 11, 2015 • Reviews

Munitio Pro40 Headphones are the Best Headphones I’ve Ever Used

The Munitio Pro40 is an ultra high-performance set of headphones that sports fantastic audio performance with deep bass. These rugged over-ear headphones are built to last and even come with a 2-year replacement warranty. At an MSRP of $349.00, they’re not cheap, but they perform better than any other set of headphones I’ve ever tried.

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August 10, 2015 • Reviews

Marshall Major II On-Ear Headphones Sound as Good as They Look

If you like using on-ear headphones you owe it to yourself to check out the $119 Marshall Major II On-Ear Headphones. Not only are the well-built and comfortable but they offer amazingly good sound with plenty of bass. The fold up into a small package and, unlike other on-ear headphones, don’t put too much clamping …

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July 24, 2015 • News

ZipBuds Announces the SLIDE, a ZipperLess Set of Affordable Headphones

I’ve always found ZipBuds to be pretty interesting. The inventive zipper format to their headphones has always been pretty unique and something I could see myself using while traveling. So it’s pretty odd that I, as a “bluetooth” headphone user, would get as excited as I am about ZipBuds announcement of… zipperless in-ear headphones, by the name …

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July 13, 2015 • Reviews

Sol Republic SHADOW Wireless Earphones Review

I’ve tried wireless headphones that have a band that sits around your neck while wired earbuds extend up to your ears. I’ve never been all that impressed with the comfort of the approach… Until I tried the Sol Republic SHADOW Wireless Earphones. They are comfortable, light, hold a wireless connection well and, best of all, …

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July 10, 2015 • Reviews

Urbanears’ Plattan ADV Wireless Headphones Are the Best Under $100 Cans Out There

If you’re a fan of wireless headphones, but don’t want to spend a small fortune for your cans, you’ll be happy to know there is an option for you! I had the opportunity to test out UrbanEars Plattan ADV Bluetooth headphones in all black, and MAN, what can I say I’m amazed. Every once in …

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July 7, 2015 • News

Successfully funded on Kickstarter, Trinity Audio Headphones Now Available

Everyone wants good headphones. I don’t know anyone who hates going to Best Buy with a receipt and a broken pair of buds, but we’ve all been there at least once. But why don’t you stop and get yourself a pair that will not only last, but are worth the money that you spend on …

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June 30, 2015 • Gaming, News

Monster Gets Back to Gaming, Announces Partnership

Well known for their high-quality headphones, Monster announced late at E3 that they would be joining forces with Johnathan “Fatal1ty’ Wendel. Wendel is the founder of Fatal1ty Gaming Gear and is well-known as a 12x world champion gamer, something that I wish I could say.

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June 5, 2015 • News

Urbanears Launches Their Plattan ADV Wireless Headphones, Win A Pair!

We here at GearDiary have always liked Urbanears. The affordable line of headphones come in vibrant colors, and their sound quality is great for the bargain you receive. So its no surprise how delighted we were to see the newest offer from their lineup! The makers of one of the more recognizable due to it’s …

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May 18, 2015 • Reviews

A-Audio Icon Wireless Over-Ear (ANC) Headphones

At an MSRP of $379, the A-Audio Icon headphones are in the price range of premium headphones. This price range puts the headphones in a competitive market with the likes of many better-known brands. At the same time, the Icon headphones deliver wireless sound, active noise cancellation, excellent sound, and a bold design that is …

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May 9, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Keep Your Earbuds NEET and Tangle Free with This Cable Keeper

There’s nothing worse than having tangled headphones. And regardless of what anyone tells you, tangle-free doesn’t work 100% of the time either. So when Peter Chin launched the NEET Cable Keeper Go, a solution to tangled earbuds through Kickstarter, we had to take a glance.

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April 17, 2015 • Reviews

Harman Kardon Soho Wireless Cut Cords for Music on the Go

I don’t want to even try to count the number of headphones that, between the two of us, Judie and I own. And when she reviewed the Harman Kardon Soho Headphones I’ll admit I was a bit jealous. We both have the Harman Kardon Soho Wireless Headphones and I absolutely love mine. She does too. Here’s …

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April 11, 2015 • News

Apple Makes Their Mark on Their Acquisition; Beats & iPhones Now Coordinate

Since Apple snatched up Beats, many figured they would start working on a music streaming service, and it looks like they are on their way to that. Late on Friday, Apple released three new colors for their Beats Solo 2 Wireless headphones to match the three available colors of the iPhone 6 & 6 Plus: space …

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March 17, 2015 • Reviews

Sorry Beats, but AKG Y55 Headphones Do the Same Thing

Designed to compete with the likes of Beats By Dre, I will admit, I was skeptic when I saw the AKG Y55 Headphones arrive at my door. As a self-proclaimed audiophile, I’ve been unimpressed with headphones that just attempt to be bass heavy. But I’m glad I took a few days to test these bad boys …

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March 15, 2015 • Reviews

The LG Tone Pro Wireless Stereo Headset: Popular and Powerful?

I am an early adopter in an industry that doesn’t exactly embrace technology. As a college professor, most of my colleagues have barely figured out Skype, let alone the idea that headphones need not be huge or tethered by wires.

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March 9, 2015 • Reviews

Blue Mo-Fi Headphones Look & Sound Like Nothing You’ve Experienced

Blue (formerly Blue Microphones) began teasing music-lovers at CES 2014 that a new type of headphone was coming. When the $349 Blue Mo-Fi Headphones were revealed, it was clear the company was not messing around with its initial headphone market entry. The Mo-Fi look and sound unlike any other headphone Judie and I have tried, and we’ve tried a …

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February 24, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Amplify the Way You Listen to Your Tunes With UAMP

For the audiophile out there, one thing that a lot of us compromise on when using our mobile phones with headphones is one thing, sound. Thanks to a new Kickstarter by the name of UAMP, the possibility of having more bass for that jamming song, or the HD quality sound you want when watching a movie is …

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