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Antlion Audio ModMic 5 Review

A lot of gamers now use dedicated gaming headsets to communicate with friends while playing. However, many audiophiles are simply not happy with the audio quality of a typical gaming headset, and would rather use a pair of headphones. That solution, however, means gamers still need a mic – and …

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HyperX Cloud Stinger Headset Review

In an increasingly saturated peripheral market, HyperX are hoping their new Cloud Stinger can become the ‘go-to’ headset if you are on a budget. Priced at £49.99, it comes in cheaper than the acclaimed Cloud and Cloud II headsets while keeping familiar features from those devices, including memory foam ear pads …

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HyperX CloudX Headset Review

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While we usually tend to focus on gaming peripherals for the PC specifically, today we are taking a look at the Kingston HyperX CloudX Headset, a revision of the Cloud II designed with the Xbox One in mind. The HyperX Cloud II is widely considered to be one of the …

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Fnatic debuts new eSports grade mouse and headset

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eSports teams have had a hand in gaming peripherals for several years now but after acquiring the Swedish brand, Func, team Fnatic has been working on launching their own line of gaming mice, keyboards and headsets. We previously reviewed the Fnatic Gear Flick mouse, coming away with positive impressions and …

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Rockjaw Audio Clarito in-ear earbuds review

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After market ear buds are a difficult sell because everyone gets a set with their smartphone and never considers an upgrade. Rock Jaw has impressed in the past though with its Alfa Genus ear buds – so it is with interest that we take a look today at a more entry-level …

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Apple delays launch of Airpods to make them ready

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Although Apple’s wireless earbuds, the Airpods, are still slated for release next week, Apple has given a statement suggesting it won’t be able to meet that date. It wasn’t happy to disclose a revised release date, but it said that it needed just a little while longer to work on the …

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Cooler Master MasterPulse ear bud headphones

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If there is one peripheral that is really influenced by personal preference, it’s headphones. They can have different sounds, different styles but most obviously, different form factors. Over the ear is pretty common, but then there’s on ear, around the ear, in-ear. While Cooler Master has released a tonne of …

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Roccat Renga Headset Review

Recently, we have looked at some innovative and ultimately expensive gaming headsets at KitGuru. Priced at just under £40, the Roccat Renga bucks that trend as it is firmly positioned toward the budget end of the headset spectrum. If you are looking for a new headset, should this make a …

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MSI DS502 Gaming Headset Review

Today we are taking a look at MSI’s brand new gaming headset, the DS502, boasting 7.1 surround sound, premium build and Hi-Fi level sound quality in a lightweight, ergonomically designed package. How does it hold up? Let’s find out… MSI has opted for a self-adjusting headband for the DS502, which …

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Plantronics RIG 500E Gaming Headset Review

Today we are taking a look at the new Plantronics RIG 500E which incorporates a dramatic modular system allowing the user to customise everything about the headset and to switch out specific components whenever desired. The Plantronics RIG 500E is the eSports model in the range but it offers plenty of …

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Sennheiser HD800 S Review

In the world of extreme headphone hifi, the Sennheiser HD800 have earned legendary status. Since their launch seven years ago the HD800 have not only managed to hold their own against cutting edge planar phones but in relative terms they have proved somewhat of a bargain. Sennheiser have released a …

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Flagship Headphone / Amplifier Round Up

As a publication KitGuru places a lot of focus on ‘gaming grade’ headphones priced between £60 and £150, however from time to time I like to delve into the high end ‘audiophile’ market to see what is available, particularly if money is not a concern. In 2014 I wrote an …

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Sony is designing headphones that don’t touch your ears

Sony has been experimenting a lot with new products recently in an effort to crack the next big thing and return to profitability. This week, Sony’s ‘Future Lab’ showed off one of its new prototypes- futuristic looking headphones that don’t touch your ears. The product is codenamed ‘Concept N’ so …

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