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Creative Muvo 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Review
     Sat, Oct 08 2016 | 4:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There have been a lot of advances in the world of mobile technology over the years, and while speaker quality has improved greatly, there’s the simple hurdle that tiny speakers can only do so much. When it comes to enjoying your favourite media, blasting it through the mobile devices speakers just doesn’t always cut it. The best solution to that is an external audio solution such as a dock, speaker, or even headphones. Creative has a lot of experience in the world of audio, so it makes sense that they would be a capable brand when it comes to making a mobile speaker, and we’re hoping to find out if that’s true with their latest product, the Muvo 2.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset
     Sat, Oct 08 2016 | 4:00P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Kingston’s high-end and gaming brand HyperX has been going quite strong for the past few years. Many of you know probably know the HyperX name from Kingston’s HyperX memory and HyperX solid state drives, but the HyperX brand also makes great gaming headsets. Their Cloud II Gaming Headset was one of the best gaming headsets I’ve ever reviewed and I still use it to this day. Today they are announcing a more lightweight gaming headset that works not only on PC, but Xbox, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Mobile, and more! The headset is the HyperX Cloud Stinger, which is only 275 grams, has 50 mm directional drivers, Kingston’s HyperX memory foam earcups, swivel-to-mute noise-cancellation microphone, and much more! Let’s take a look and see what it is all about!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Jabra ECLIPSE Wireless Headset Review
     Sat, Oct 08 2016 | 9:01A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The latest Jabra ECLIPSE weighs just 5.5g, is among the tiniest wireless headsets in the market and thanks to an charging base it offers up to 10 hours of talk time.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

HyperX Cloud Revolver Gaming Headset @ Custom PC Review
     Fri, Oct 07 2016 | 4:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Kingston’s HyperX brand has always catered towards enthusiasts and gamers, but up until last year it was always tied to the Kingston name. Not too long ago however, Kingston decided to develop HyperX into a separate gaming oriented brand and along with it they also revealed a whole host of new products including gaming..."
  FULL STORY @ CUSTOMPCREVIEW

Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset
     Thu, Oct 06 2016 | 4:00P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
”Overall, I'm quite impressed with the HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset. A mouth full just to say that – but after disliking the HyperX Cloud Revolver as much as I did – I'm actually quite happy with this drop in price and slight redesign. With closed ear cups I would have expected a little more in the bass-land, it wasn't the end of the world. The overall sound is nice and flat, and movies, music, and games are all quite tolerable in the closed environment. The quick mic mute on swivel has always been a favorite feature for gaming, although I'd still rather have a removable mic (mostly so I can use them for travel as well). However, the quick mute lets you easily take a quick phone call or to run away for a potty break while putting your friends on hold without a lot of effort or thought – just flip it up!”
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

Win a HyperX Cloud Revolver Gaming Headset at Bigbruin.com
     Thu, Oct 06 2016 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Are you ready for some football? Up for grabs in week four of Bigbruin.com's Pro Football Pick 'Em is a HyperX Cloud Revolver gaming headset!
  FULL STORY @ BIGBRUIN

Fitbit Charge 2 Fitness Band Review
     Wed, Oct 05 2016 | 9:03A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In 2016, how does Fitbit follow up its all-time bestselling fitness band? With some excellent refinements and useful new features."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

 
Elements Bluetooth Over-ear Wireless Headphones Review
     Wed, Oct 05 2016 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Monster might not be a company that you are particularly well versed in as a hardcore KitGuru gamer/hardware enthusiast, but it is one you should hear more of in the future. Quite literally because it produces high end headphones. The Elements are Bluetooth connected and are designed to offer a more full sounding experience than the likes of Apple’s recent Airpod design.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

HyperX Cloud Revolver Gaming Headset
     Mon, Oct 03 2016 | 9:03A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The HyperX Cloud Revolver is a high end stereo headset that can be used with just about any device thanks to its use of the 3.5mm audio jack... sorry iPhone 7 users. The closed, over the ear design with 50mm drivers creates a studio-grade sound stage, which allows you to better locate an opponent if you're playing a FPS game. And if you are listening to music it allows you to hear things you didn't before.
  FULL STORY @ BIGBRUIN

OPPO F1s Selfie Expert Smartphone Review.
     Sat, Oct 01 2016 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
How did OPPO become the top smartphone brand in China? Their latest smartphone - the OPPO F1s, may reveal the secret to their success. Let's take a look...
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

FIIL Wireless Headset Review
     Fri, Sep 30 2016 | 4:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This headset comes with quite a bit of new technologies like Bluetooth V4.1 support, ANC, capacitive controls right on the headset cups but also integrates NFC, can operate in both wired and wireless modes, while the necessary cables are offered for both Android and iOS platforms. The headset is ready for taking calls, navigating through music players, can be connected to two Bluetooth devices at the same time, while the integrated 570mAh battery allows quite a bit of usage during a single charge. The supplied FIIL+ application completes the product by offering easy switch for ANC mode, different EQ presets but also simulated 3D surround effects for different environments."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

Monster Fatal1ty FxM 200 Headset @ LanOC Reviews
     Thu, Sep 29 2016 | 4:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Not everyone who plays games is into e-sports, but there is a large following for e-sports in general, especially a few of the most popular games. Payouts are in the millions of dollars and players are starting to become household names. None of today's players though have found the universal success that Fata1ty has. Fatal1ty paved the way for today's players, won twelve world championship titles, was profiled on MTV’s True Life TV show, and he created his own brand of products. Thorin did a great video covering it all earlier this year. Johnathan Wendel managed to transition huge success across multiple games into a brand. Over the years we have seen a wide variety of products including motherboards, ram, PSUs, and headsets. I actually think a lot of today's gamer crowd may even know him more as that brand than anything else. The reason for the history lesson today is because this past CES Fatal1ty and Monster announced a partnership to bring out new headsets and for a while now I’ve actually had the new Fatal1ty FxM 200 here in the office to test out. So today I’m going to take a closer look at it and see how it performed.
  FULL STORY @ LANOC

the FXM 100 headphones
     Mon, Sep 26 2016 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Comparing the FXM 100 headphones to recently reviewed headsets I found that these produced a deeper and more lively sound than Corsair’s $79 VOID headset with 2-channel sound - though VOID has the advantage of simulated 7.1-channel Dolby surround effects from its included USB adapter. The Logitech G633 still has the edge in overall sound (and also offers 7.1 surround effects), but even at its recently reduced price is still $30 more at $99. I think the FXM 100's $69.95 price is fair, but if the price drops at all they will be a more compelling option."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

Creative Aurvana ANC Headset Review
     Thu, Sep 22 2016 | 11:47A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Right after installing the battery inside the Aurvana ANC, we wanted to check out the noise cancelling feature, so without having it connected to any audio source, we put the headset on; with the feature turned off, we could hear a low level of background noise coming in both ears but with the noise cancelling on, that noise was completely gone, which is quite impressive."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

Corsair VOID Surround Headset Review
     Tue, Sep 20 2016 | 11:32A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Corsair VOID Surround Gaming-Headset arrived Technic3D. "Purpose built for legendary audio, ultimate comfort, and universal compatibility, the Corsair Gaming VOID Surround Headset features a mobile connector that works with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and mobile devices?" We will check this and many more in the following Review."
  FULL STORY @ TECHNIC3D

Sennheiser PC 373D 7.1 Dolby Surround
     Tue, Sep 20 2016 | 11:22A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Sennheiser PC 373D Gaming Headset Review Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Sennheiser PC 373D 7.1 Dolby Surround Sound Gaming Headset Review Sennheiser is often considered more of an audiophile brand rather than one catering to movie and gaming fans, but that is not always the case. Take the new Sennheiser PC 373D 7.1 Dolby surround sound headset that we are looking at today. It has everything that other gaming headsets have: solid drivers, great padding, surround sound audio and strong microphone clarity.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

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