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Parrot ZIK headphones coming to Australia in August, priced at $499

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Parrot has revealed the Australian availability and pricing of its new wireless headphones – the ZIK. The headphones will be out in August with a hefty price tag, but unlike the Beats these might actually be worth it. And not because it was designed by Phillipe Starck. I had the opportunity to have a little hands on with the headphones – sadly no video – and they do sound good. […]

Review: JAYS a-JAYS Four Earphones

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JAYS are pretty good in producing excellent sounding earphones – as seen with our review of the t-JAYS Three – but now with the a-JAYS Four, their latest product in their lineup, now out in the wild, does it meet up with the high expectations we have for the product? Or will it be a dud? Our verdict of the earphones is after the jump.

Review: JAYS t-JAYS Three Earphones

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Swedish earphone maker JAYS are here in Australia and they want to take your music listening experience to a whole new level. And we have the t-JAYS Three earphones on our desk to review. However, does these prove to be “Dynamic High-Fidelity Earphones” or will it fall flat on its face? And does the cost justify your purchase? Our review of the JAYS t-JAYS Three Earphones is after the jump.

TECHGEEK Weekly 27: CES is driving us GaGa

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And we’re back officially. CES was in full swing, and we saw a lot of tablets, 4G phones and 3D from Sony. We also had crazy Harvey Norman trying to put GST on our purchases online, Facebook being valued at $50 billion and the Mac App Store launch – and hack. And yes, it is the first hour long podcast – and the only one as it seems. But, hey, […]

50 Cent to launch headphones line with Sleek

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Rapper and business mogul 50 Cent is partnering with Sleek Audio, a headphones maker, to create a new like of wireless hybrid headphones – where you can attach or detach cables to make it wired or not – and tunable headphones. The Sleek by 50 Cent headphones will also allow the user to listen to lossless, 16-bit sound quality within 60 feet via a 2.4GHz singal. As well, 4 headphones […]

Plantronics releases BackBeat 903+ for those on the go

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Ever thought that you have to be tethered to a wire when you receive a call? Well, no longer. Plantronics has announced a new product joining its massive list of headphones and headsets with the BackBeat 903+. The wireless headphones are designed to be used for those with active lifestyles, with a rugged design and sweat-resistant materials. It also features two microphones in order for you to be heard when […]

TG Podcast: Ep. 1 – We’re Back…

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And we’re back with something new. Thanks to Stewart, we are getting back into the podcast game, though we are going to do this monthly. Yeah, I know, a monthly podcast. Basically that would mean that we would basically catch you up with an entire month’s worth of news in a 30 or so minute show, and thanks to Stewart’s wonderful (or infamous) editing skills, we did just that. The […]

WiFi a/b/g/n and introducing WiFi Direct

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There it is folks – a new Wi-Fi type that will be officially support by the Wi-Fi Alliance and is aimed to do one thing – create a devices-to-deivces network without a base station or ad-hoc nonsense. From the Wi-Fi Alliance website press release: The specification, previously code-named “Wi-Fi peer-to-peer,” can be implemented in any Wi-Fi device, from mobile phones, cameras, printers, and notebook computers, to human interface devices such […]

Sennheiser brings out new high-end headphones for the audiophile in you

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CES 2009 : Sennheiser has now announced that it will bring out a brand new, top-of-the-range headphones that are aimed for those who, described in the press release, are “highly discerning audiophiles” who are looking for the ultimate sound reproduction. The HD 800 has a transducer that is 56mm, and that is the largest that can be found on any dynamic headphone. And the new design is to give it […]

Logitech to bring out new noise-isolating earphones

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Logitech has today expanded its MetroFi line of Ultimate Ears earphones; bringing out two new noise-isolating earphones designed, as what they claim, to deliver “customised comfort that’s perfect for listening to music on an iPod. The new earphones create a “magic” seal, according to their press release, to “dramatically” limit the ambient noise around you, providing 16dB of noise isolation. They will also feature a red-coloured right earphone to allow […]