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FSL AL13 Aluminum Earphones Review
     Thu, Jul 23 2015 | 4:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"There’s an old saying: ‘You get what you pay for’ that usually means that if something is cheap or inexpensive it isn’t that good, but sometimes you can be surprised. Today for review I’ve got a set of earbuds or headphones from a company called FSL or Future Sound Labs that cost less than $15 and I was very pleasantly surprised by just how good they sound and how well they are made. I’ll be honest, for the price, I wasn’t expecting much at all, but these are very good, they sound great and they’re well worth the price and then some. Read on to learn more… "

Harman Kardon NOVA Wireless Stereo Speaker System Review
     Thu, Jul 16 2015 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When i got my first "real" PC back in the very beginning of the 90's (arrived a few years after an Amstrad 6128, a Commodore 64 and an Amiga 500) i paired it with a Creative Sound Blaster 16 and two very small stereo speakers which today some of you would probably mistake for compact wireless ones. By the mid 90's things improved for the better and thus i managed to get two large monitor speakers on my desk paired with a 32bit Sound Blaster card (AWE32) something which actually didn't last long since with the arrival of the very first 5.1 Dolby Surround sound compatible systems by manufacturers like Creative Labs (still have the Inspire Digital 5700 set) and Wave Master by the end of the decade it was now possible to play games and watch movies on the brand new DVD format (back then anyways) with unprecedented sound clarity. Since then speakers have changed quite a bit so now you don't really need a full 5.1/7.1 surround sound system to enjoy all your favorite games, movies and tunes while sitting in front of your computer screen. Of course finding a really "special" stereo speaker set is not very easy not when there's a massive number of such models in the market but after searching for quite a while we came across the NOVA Wireless Stereo Speaker System by Harman Kardon.

Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma Review
     Wed, Jul 15 2015 | 12:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Kraken 7.1 has been a fairly popular headset with many gamers, known for its powerful gaming audio and advanced virtual 7.1 surround, the Chroma comes in with that extra cherry on top with some customisable lighting.

Roccat Kave XTD 5.1 Analog gaming headset
     Fri, Jul 10 2015 | 9:03A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Roccat Kave XTD Analog is certainly built with gamers in mind, but it is quite sophisticated compared to an average gaming headset. Along with its understated styling and chunky earphones, it packs a lot of sophisticated hardware under the hood. Unlike most headsets which confine themselves to just a single driver in each earcup, this has two full size, 40mm drivers and a 30mm rumble unit in each.

LUXA2 GroovyA Bluetooth Speaker
     Wed, Jul 08 2015 | 4:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Bluetooth speakers are great! They make it extremely easy to add sound to any room and at a very low cost too. LUXA2 has sent us one over of their latest Bluetooth speakers, which is the GroovyA. This Bluetooth speaker features a sleek brushed aluminum design, 7W of total audio output, up to 15 hours of playtime, a speakerphone function with microphone, and a cool stand that it sits in that allows you to angle the speaker for a better listening experience. Is this the right Bluetooth speaker for you? Read on as we take a look…"

Arespark AS100 Bluetooth Speaker and MP3 Player Review
     Tue, Jul 07 2015 | 9:03A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"I get all kinds of mobile accessories for review and most of them are just more of the same, but every once in a while I run across on that stands out from the crowd like what I have today for review does. The Arespark AS100 Bluetooth speaker is wireless speaker yes, but it also has a microSD slot that turns it into a basic MP3 player. The AS100 also comes with a 3.5mm cable so it can be used with non-Bluetooth devices and it can be used as a speakerphone if need be. All that aside, the speaker itself is very well made, it’s durable and seems rugged and it sounds good and it can get very loud. Read on to learn more… "

Tt eSPORTS Shock 3D 7.1 Gaming Headset Review
     Thu, Jul 02 2015 | 12:18P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the popularity of gaming and eSports having the right weapons in your arsenal is crucial. We all know how important your keyboard and your mouse is, but your headset is equally important. A good headset has to be comfortable, provide good sound quality, and give you the ability to clearly speak to your teammates while in battle. Today we will be taking a look at the Tt eSPORTS Shock 3D 7.1 Gaming Headset and we are hoping that it has all of these qualities. The headset features enhanced 3D 7.1 virtualized surround sound, 4 different EQ settings, 40 mm drivers, bendable microphone, fold-flat design and much more. Let’s get into battle and see what the Tt eSPORTS Shock 3D 7.1 Gaming Headset can do!"

Plantronics RIG Surround Gaming Headset Review
     Mon, Jun 29 2015 | 4:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We are very excited to be taking an early look at the upcoming Plantronics RIG Surround. It’s not only because Plantronics has a stellar reputation, but because we’ve had great firsthand experiences with their other gaming headsets. The Plantronics RIG Surround primarily consists of two components – a headset and an external sound card called the RIG mixer that also allows gamers to attach their smartphone and use the setup like a home call center. The headset is completely unchanged from the original RIG released in 2013, but the new mixer is now a full-fledged external sound card with Dolby virtual surround sound. Read on to find out more about this gaming headset.

Tt eSPORTS VERTO Gaming Headset Review
     Sat, Jun 27 2015 | 4:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Between the release of the latest GeForce GTX980/970 cards which currently offer the best price/performance ratio and several price drops announced by NVIDIA for their previous generation cards I’m pretty certain that most of you will be thinking about a graphics card upgrade which will allow you to better experience all the latest and upcoming game titles. Well needless to say but aside good graphics cards you also need the proper gaming peripherals to further enrich your experience and what's more important than a gaming headset if you're not living alone? Now I've said it many times in the past that we always like to know what it is that we're giving away with every single one of our giveaways and so since the only prize we've yet to get our hands on included in our last giveaway with our good friends from Tt eSPORTS is their latest VERTO gaming headset the time has come for us to get close and personal with it.

Tt eSPORTS Verto Gaming Headset Review
     Wed, Jun 24 2015 | 4:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Tt eSPORTS has a budget-minded gaming headset on offer with the Verto, with a unique design and great sound at an even better price. Here's our review."

Jabra Move Bluetooth Wireless Headset Review @ Technogog
     Sun, Jun 21 2015 | 9:03A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Today we are looking at the Jabra Move – a beautifully designed headset that sounds pretty awesome. They are lightweight, comfortable and built to last. Besides music playback Jabra also created the Move to wirelessly control your smartphone. Calls can be answer and made using the controls on the side of the headphones. In addition to wireless sound playback, you can also use the included 3.5mm cord to convert the Move into wired cans for those times when they run out of power for Bluetooth playback."

Arctic S111 BT Mobile Bluetooth Sound System Review
     Thu, Jun 18 2015 | 12:03P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we are going to take a look at the Arctic S111 BT Mobile Bluetooth Sound System which is designed for those who are looking for a pair of wireless speakers to use on the go.

Andromedia Supersonic-P Bluetooth Vibration Speaker Review
     Thu, Jun 18 2015 | 9:03A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today Anthony gives us his full impressions of Andromedia's Supersonic-P Bluetooth speaker. Come and check out his thoughts on this affordable product."

Asus Xonar U5 5.1 USB sound card review
     Wed, Jun 17 2015 | 12:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Asus claim their Xonar U5 will eliminate background noise from VOIP calls and deliver higher quality, more powerful sound, as well as a robust software back-end for customisation. Clearly this is not an audiophile’s amplifier, but a gamer’s one. Let us see how it holds up to our gaming tests.

Corsair Gaming H1500 USB headset Review
     Wed, Jun 17 2015 | 12:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we review the latest in a series of peripherals to be released under the ‘Corsair Gaming’ brand. The H1500 USB headset offers a pair of 50mm drivers, 7.1 virtual surround sound and a high level of comfort thanks to the memory foam padding and large ear cups.

CM Storm Sirus-C 2.2 PC & PlayStation 4 Gaming Headset
     Mon, Jun 15 2015 | 4:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
CM Storm, the gaming division of legendary manufacturer Cooler Master is back once again with the release of their Sirus-C 2.2 gaming headset. The Sirus has long been a popular product of CM Storm, but this new model looks to kick things up a notch with improved performance and specifications. Not only is the headset compatible with PC, but also PlayStation 4, making it a tempting purchase for those who love to game on both PC and the latest Sony console. Priced at a little over £70 from most major online retailers, the Sirus-C isn’t overly expensive, especially given the brand name and the multi format support, so it will be interesting to see how it stacks up to the competition. Especially when you can pick up something like the Turtle Beach PX3 and the MadCatz Tritton Pro+ for around the same money. However, the Sirus-C does have some impressive specifications behind it that should give it a leading edge, most importantly being the 2.2 drives, that’s two drivers in stereo configuration and two sub woofers to give your sound extra depth and low end grunt, something that will no doubt appeal to a gaming audience.

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