Tag Archives: headphones

Leaked plans of new Beats headphones line ahead of iPhone 7 launch

Ahead of the iPhone 7 launch, it seems as though Apple has leaked its plan for a new Beats line of headphones, according to an email that was reportedly sent out by Apple’s Beats PR team, via igen.fr. The new line is the first indication of new headphones that will be arriving with the iPhone 7, the first to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack in the Beats…

Opinion: Why Lightning headphones is a bad idea

With less than a week before the iPhone 7 unveiling, and potentially the death of the headphone jack, there are a few things that could potentially go wrong with the move. Recent reports indicate Apple will be launching the iPhone 7 with Lightning EarPods, but, also include a 3.5mm to Lightning adapter in the box. This is flawed. Not only is it morally…

New 3.5mm aux-to-Lighting adapter concepts appear ahead of iPhone 7

Whatever Apple decides to call the next iPhone, there’s a high chance that the iPhone maker will be getting rid of the 3.5mm headphone jack. According to Macotakara, some Chinese accessory makers area already prototyping adapters that’ll help users make the switch without replacing their existing headphones. There’s a low chance that any of these will…

Intel looking to slash 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of USB-C audio

The rumor mill strongly suggests that Apple will ditch the headphone jack in favor of lightning capable headphones in its upcoming iPhone refresh due this fall. But, according to a report from Anandtech, Intel is also looking to make a similar move, though favoring USB-C rather than lightning. Intel believes that moving to USB-C capable headphones…

iPhone 7 to adopt Lightning headphones without noise-canceling hardware

Apple is said to launch wired Lightning-based EarPods with the iPhone 7, while holding back its wireless model with noise-canceling headphones for the “iPhone 7s,” according to a Barclays analyst report posted today. The report states that the 2016 iPhone 7 will include Lighting-equipped headphones, with the “potential” for a dynamic noise-canceling…

RHA MA750i in-ear headphones – Unbelievable sound, build quality and comfort for relatively low cost [Review]

RHA, the Glasgow-based company is back with its latest hit, the MA750i earphones. I’ve been impressed by the company’s headphones in the past. Regardless of price point, each pair of earphones I’ve used has been incredible. Sound quality for the money has left me stunned. I was expecting more of the same with the MA750i. At $129.99 (£89) they’re…

I-Mego THRONE Gold – Comfortable, classic looking over-ear headphones for the bass-lover [Review]

Headphones in today’s market are an incredibly personal accessory to what is normally highly adopted and common device. Let’s face it, when the iPhone’s only available in two colors and anyone with a standalone MP3 player is more than likely using an iPod, how exactly do you stand out from the crowd? In the earlier days of iPod and iPhone, you did it by…