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Sean Sabino  |  Jul 27, 2015  |  5 comments

VfB Stuttgart's manager has an interesting reason for banning headphones.
Sony packages biometrics with their latest earphones.
Xiaomi hits the global headphone market in a big way.
Chesky Records' award-winning "Rap Symphony" album gets a sweet discount!

Sean Sabino  |  Jul 23, 2015  |  4 comments

Apple publishes their magnetically-bound earphone patent .
Neil Young pulls his music from online streaming services.
The iPod touch finally gets an update after 3 long years.
Spotify creates playlists for iconic places around the globe.

 |  Jul 21, 2015  |  10 comments
Marshall announces their first smartphone.
The Helix Cuff hopes to blend fashion and functionality with a cool turn on the classic bluetooth headphone.
Starkey's Halos "hearables" bring hearing aids to the modern era.
Chesky Records offers a deal on the new Primal Scream album.
Sean Sabino  |  Jul 16, 2015  |  0 comments

Sonic Electronix starts their VIP program.
Not Alone hopes to use headphone disconnection as a means of keeping you safe.
The Safe+Sound headphone aims to keep pedestrians aware.
The FTC considers the 30% cut that the Apple App store takes from streaming rivals.

Sean Sabino  |  Jul 13, 2015  |  3 comments

Vibro Labs takes pre-orders on their 3D-printed acoustic coupler and measuring rig, the Veritas.
Alex Rosson steps down as CEO of Audeze.
HeadRoom starts their Telos Acoustics kickstarter.
Sennheiser and TIMBUK2 collaborate on a contest.

Sean Sabino  |  Jul 09, 2015  |  3 comments

The famous Bowers & Wilkins P5 cuts the wires.
LSTN Headphones helps people hear with their charitable approach.
TrustedReviews publishes a headphone driver technology guide.
Todd the Vinyl Junkie updates his loaner programs with sweet new gear.

Sean Sabino  |  Jul 07, 2015  |  3 comments

Puro Sound Labs makes a bluetooth headphone with a protective volume limiter.
Kegan McDaniel renders a headphone design inspired by the Yeezy Boost 750 shoe.
A French train company uses interactive audio billboards to pull people in.
HeadAmp creates a great bundle deal for the HIFIMAN HE1000 and the GSX MkII

Sean Sabino  |  Jul 02, 2015  |  4 comments

Lotoo takes pre-orders on the PAW 5000 music player.
Quincy Jones and AKG collaborate yet again on the new N90Q.
Beatport announces a new embeddable streaming service .
Headroom converts an old Airstream trailer into a mobile headphone store.

Sean Sabino  |  Jun 29, 2015  |  4 comments

Audeze begins the beta for their DSP solution.
ZMF Headphones starts taking pre-orders on the new Omni.
ALO lets the new Continental Dual Mono loose.
Noble celebrates the birthday of the Wizard.

Sean Sabino  |  Jun 25, 2015  |  9 comments

Snugs has a little shindig to celebrate availability of their 3D Ear Scanner.
Final Audio announces two new headphones: the Sonorous VIII and Sonorous X.
JDS Labs releases their new DAC/Amp, the Element.
Kuai's in-ears aim to help people keep track of their fitness.

Sean Sabino  |  Jun 23, 2015  |  3 comments

V-MODA expands their custom shield offerings.
The June headphone meet season kicks into even higher gear.
Emotiva makes a triumphant return to brick and mortar stores.
British artist Kaffe Matthews envelops dreamers in the Sonic Bed.

Sean Sabino  |  Jun 18, 2015  |  2 comments

Spotify doubles its subscriber count in a year and gives more back to the artist.
SoundMagic announces two new in-ears.
Livesoundwave opens a showroom in Orlando, FL.
Partsconnexion is having a huge sale!

Sean Sabino  |  Jun 15, 2015  |  11 comments
NPR reports how well everyone did on the Audio Quality Test.
Aumeo creates personalized hearing profiles.
TTVJ offers a pre-order on the limited edition Grado GH1.
Two personal audio enthusiast meets are coming up later this month.

Sean Sabino  |  Jun 11, 2015  |  4 comments
ChipSiP introduces a headphone with a Google Glass-like display.
Doppler kickstarts an earphone that lets you equalize the real world.
Washington state bans headphones and earphones which cover both ears while driving.
LEAR begins offering Semi-Hard Shells on their LEAR LCM 1-BD4.2 models and any reshells.

Sean Sabino  |  Jun 08, 2015  |  21 comments

NPR gives you a platform to see if you can differentiate between bitrates.
Apple enters the streaming scene.
The Met Museum collaborates with John Luther Adams to source ambient recordings for an album.
A fantastic deal on the Creative Aurvana Live! and Soundblaster E1 lands on Massdrop.

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