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Review: Hifiman Deva Wired Over-Ear Headphones with Bluemini

Hifiman Deva are planar magnetic open-back headphones with premium sound quality and a detachable Bluetooth module that retail for $299. Inside the box along with these headphones you get both USB-C and 3.5mm audio cables, a 1/4″ (6.35mm) audio adapter, the Bluemini module and an owner’s guide. You don’t get any carry case which we’d like to have seen included at this price point...[Read More]

Review: Hifiman HE400i 2020 Wired Over-Ear Headphones

The events of 2020 have likely limited the market for high-end headphones demanding consumers part with $500. Hifiman have responded by releasing a new version of their acclaimed HE400i wired over-ear cans that include a price drop to a much more affordable $169. HE400i 2020 come nicely packaged, positioned in a bed of silk-like fabric that gives the unboxing experience a touch of class. In the bo...[Read More]

Review: HIFIMAN TWS600 True Wireless Earphones

HIFIMAN TWS600 are TWS earphones that combine an ergonomic design with natural and detailed audio, IPX4 water resistance, 150M Bluetooth 5.0 reception and a total of 38.5 hours of listening time. Along with the earpieces and their charging case, you get an instruction booklet, USB-C charging cable and loads of different ear-tips (including the double and triple flanged variety). These ensure you&#...[Read More]

Review: Soundpeats TrueShift2 True Wireless Earbuds

Soundpeats TrueShift2 are reasonably priced IPX7 water-resistant TWS earphones featuring a premium sound, ergonomic design, touch-sensitive controls and a massive 100 hours of playtime between charges. Once unboxed, the first thing that stands out is the sheer size of the stadium-shaped charging case. It’s not difficult to see how Soundpeats managed to boast over 100 hours of battery life &#...[Read More]

Review: HiFiMAN RE-400 Waterline In-Ear Monitor Earphones

HiFiMAN RE-400 Waterline are $29 in-ear monitor earphones that deliver audio performance way beyond what could be expected from their budget price-tag. They come nicely packaged with a handy zipped carry case and a wide selection of ear-tips – single and double flanged, in sizes that ensure a great fit and a decent seal suitable for just about anyone’s ear-canal. The earpieces are very...[Read More]

Review: Jabra Elite 75t True Wireless Earbuds

When we reviewed Jabra’s Elite 85h over-ear headphones last year we were mightily impressed, and so were keen to check out their Elite 75t true wireless earphones to see how they stack up. This model has an IP55 sweat/rain/splash-proof rating, but Jabra also sell a slightly more expensive IP57 version called Elite Active 75t that’s basically the same thing apart from being able to hand...[Read More]

Review: Dudios Tic True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Introduction Today we’re going to give the Dudios Tic True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds a go. Over the past couple weeks during my stint at home I’ve been using these earbud throughout my workday. Upon opening the packaging we find the following: 1 pair of bluetooth earbuds Charging Case USB-to-MicroUSB charging cable 3 sizes of eartips User Manual 12 month warranty information Form Fact...[Read More]

Review: Urbanista Athens True Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Swedish audio specialists Urbanista continue their city based naming convention with Athens – a pair of true wireless in-ear earphones designed to give full freedom of movement while playing sports. Athens are the round style of in-ear earbuds, covered in a black silicone material that keeps out water and dust. With their IP67 rating they can cope with more than a little sweat, even handling...[Read More]

Review: Soundcore Flare Mini Bluetooth Speaker

Soundcore Flare Mini packs a powerful 10W 360° sound, 12 hour battery life and even a LED light show into a relatively small Bluetooth speaker with IPX7 waterproofing. This is a compact, can-shaped speaker that widens near the bass for extra stability. Although there’s no carabiner hook, it’s easy to carry around at only 5.5″ tall and weighing just 480g. Black is the only colour ...[Read More]

Review: Anker Soundcore Life P2 Wireless In-Ear Earbuds

Soundcore Life P2 are Anker’s latest entry in the budget true wireless earbud arena and we’ve been putting them through their paces to see how they stack up. The two individual Life P2 earpieces come inside a matte black plastic clam-shell charging case along with a USB Type-C charging cable and 5 pairs of silicone ear-tips covering the full range of XS, S, M, L and XL sizes. At around...[Read More]

Review: RHA T20 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Glasgow based RHA have been consistently impressing the world’s most discerning audiophiles with the outstanding sound quality delivered by their headphones. Their wired T20 in-ear earphones would have to be one of the most popular, so we were excited to be able to check out T20 Wireless – a new version that adds the convenience of Bluetooth. When you open the box, the packaging has th...[Read More]

Review: Jabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Jabra’s Elite 85h are Bluetooth over-ear headphones boasting great sound and battery life along with effective noise cancellation that can automatically adjust to your environment. Jabra have created an Elite 85h colour for everyone, with five solid choices available – black, titanium/black, copper/black, beige/gold or navy blue (pictured). Packaging is on point and inside you’ll...[Read More]

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