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Hands-on review: AG-WHP01K wireless headphones
If I was blindfolded, I would not be able to tell them apart from other high-end headphones on the market.
Audio company Jabra takes steps toward 100% sustainable packaging across entire product range
Audio device company Jabra has taken the first steps toward 100% sustainable packaging across its complete product range.
Review: The true wireless earbuds you’ve been looking for?
Today, I’m going to talk about Chinese brand Padmate’s latest offering: the PaMu Quiet which retails at $299.
Apple reveals AirPods Max, the company's debut in over-ear headphones
Retailing at NZ$999, Apple is marketing the AirPods Max as ‘the ultimate personal listening experience’, and its RRP establishes it as at the very top end of the market price-wise.
Hands-on review: The Huawei FreeBuds Studio headphones
Huawei’s FreeBuds Studio headphones mark Huawei’s first foray into over-ear headphones, and it’s a solid entrance into the market.
Hands-on review: The Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones
With fantastic sound and fantastic build, we did uncover one niggly drawback...
Hands-on review: Sennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless 2 Anniversary Edition
Last year, Sennheiser released the MOMENTUM True Wireless 2, and they were a great success. This year, to celebrate their 75th anniversary, they released a limited edition version.
Aussie-brand Audiofly updates true-wireless earphones
The new AFT2 offers 35 hours play time with the charging case, and comes in four Australia-inspired colours.
Hands-on review: EPOS Sennheiser Adapt 560 BT ANC enterprise headset
The headset is Microsoft Teams certified, and it performed very well during the remote launch, with voices crisp and clear.
Hands-on review: JBL Club 950NC
There’s adaptive noise cancelling, of course, but there’s also a Smart Ambient mode, a bass boost button, virtual assistant integration, extensive custom EQ capability, and more. Features abound, but do they stack up?
Worldwide headphone market on track despite COVID-19
The worldwide headphones market is expected to experience strong growth in 2020, despite the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis.
Sony unveils newest additions to wireless headphone range
The range includes new over-ear and wireless earbuds for the discerning audiophile.
Panasonic brings back high-spec audio brand, Technics
The top-end audio range of headphones, speakers and turntables return to New Zealand.
Review: BlueAnt’s Pump Air 2, low-cost, true-wireless
The market for true-wireless headphones at a lower price-point is increasing. Are Aussie-owned BlueAnt’s Pump Air 2 what you’ve been looking for?
JBL releases new wireless headphones & home audio products
JBL has released a bunch of new home audio and wireless headphone goodies in New Zealand, which is probably good timing since the great Kiwi summer isn’t too far away now.
Sennheiser's new gaming headset offers 100 hours of battery life
"With the GSP 370, we are adding another wireless gaming headset to our portfolio that not only features our highly praised low-latency connection, but also provides an impressive battery life."
New Savi wireless headsets range announced
Poly is the first enterprise headset company to offer a DECT Headset with active noise cancelling.
The rise and rise of ‘hearables’, as told by IDC
Ear-worn devices captured 46.9% of the overall wearables market during the 2Q19, up from 24.8% a year ago.
Premium headphones driving revenue boom, says Futuresource
Thanks to the trend in premium brands, worldwide headphone revenue is growing four times faster than shipment numbers.
Hands-on review: Sennheiser IE 80S Bluetooth headphones
We look at the latest bluetooth headphones from audio giants Sennheiser
Sennheiser goes wireless for audiophiles
Sennheiser is gearing up to launch its first audiophile Bluetooth in-ear headphones, due to hit shelves in mid-August.
Logitech shows off the products you have to stock
The company showcased the hottest products across its office, gaming and audio brands – here are the must-haves for your shelves this summer.
Bose revamps iconic QuietComfort headphones
The Bose 700s use the next-generation Bose noise cancellation for improved noise reduction and sophisticated electronic circuitry that eliminates the “hiss” regularly heard in other headphones.
Jabra’s environment-aware headphones hit Aotearoa
The headphones include SmartSound that automatically adjusts the sound and noise cancelling based on the user’s environment.