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Roccat Kave XTD 5.1 Analog gaming headset

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 …

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Arctic P324 BT Bluetooth Headphones Review

Arctic is widely known for its CPU coolers and PC case fans but the company  has had its own line of headphones for quite some time. Today we will be taking a look at Arctic’s new P324 BT headphones, offering 20 hours of wireless playback over bluetooth in a sporty …

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Gioteck EX-O5S Gaming Headset Review

We have reviewed plenty of expensive gaming headsets available this year, but what sort of quality can you expect if you only have around £20 to spend? Today we are taking a look at the Gioteck EX-O5s gaming headset, sitting proudly in the budget end of the market. The Gioteck EX-O5s …

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Kingston HyperX Cloud II gaming headset

Surround sound has been the oft-under-appreciated holy grail of home theatre and gaming set ups for well over a decade. Traditionally this was something you could only achieve with speakers, but today, headsets are more than up to the task. However, splashing out on a fully realised 7.1 headset with that many …

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Audio-Technica Sonic Sport ATH-Sport1 review

The fitness and technology worlds have collided in a big way in the past couple of years. Along with the growth of wearables tracking steps, heartbeats and other information, there has also been a big interest in sports related accessories such as headphones. Audio-Technica is a company that makes a lot …

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ASUS STRIX 7.1 headset review

Spacial positioning is very important for gamers. Knowing the exact location of other players can make the difference between winning and losing. Because of this many headset manufacturers add ‘virtual surround sound,’ via their back-end software. This is not good enough for ASUS who went ahead and upgraded its already …

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Abyss 1266 Headphone Review

If you were given the task of creating the world’s best headphones how would you do it? American cable experts JPS Labs proposed the same question but took it a stage further by taking the lofty challenge head on. Targeting the wealthy audiophile audience, money was firmly a secondary factor …

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Arctic P253 BT Bluetooth Headphones Review

Today we are going to look at one of Arctic’s latest products, the P253 BT Bluetooth headset. This has been designed for budget-restricted users who are looking for a decent pair of Bluetooth headphones, particularly those who want to use them for sports. Even though we are more accustomed to reviewing …

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Apple’s Beats settles legal dispute with Bose

Apple’s Beats Electronics and Bose Corp. on Friday settled their patent dispute over noise-cancelling technologies. Bose will no longer demand the U.S. ITC to prevent Beats’ noise-cancellation headphones from being imported into the United States from China. Bose and Beats in joint filings told a U.S. court in Delaware they …

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Kingston HyperX Cloud White gaming headset gallery

Since I previously reviewed the Kingston HyperX Cloud headset earlier this year – giving it a good score too – I was a little surprised to receive another through the door. Of course though while this new one is almost identical to the original, it does feature a brand new …

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Ozone Onda Pro Surround Gaming headset

Today we are looking at the Ozone Onda Pro Surround USB gaming headset. This model ships with a detachable microphone and it definitely nails the ‘gamer look’ with its dramatic red and black color scheme – but, how does it perform? Lets find out… Features: Surround Sound. Dynamic Bass. Vocal …

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OCUK begin selling Audio-Technica premium gaming headsets

Overclockers UK has announced today that it will begin selling two new premium Audio-Technica gaming headsets, the ATH-AG1 which comes in a closed headphone design and the ATH-ADG1 which comes in an open back design. Audio Technica is drawing on 50 years worth of audio expertise to create these two …

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Bose accuses Beats Electronics of patent infringements

Bose Corp., a maker of high-end audio equipment, on Friday filed a lawsuit against Beats Electronics, which is about to become a part of Apple. Bose accused Beats of infringing multiple patents. Separately, Bose demanded the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban sales of infringing products in the U.S. Bose …

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X2 Saturn 5.1 headset Review

Pretty much every gaming headset maker out there has a surround sound set in their portfolio. Most of these 5.1 and 7.1 offerings are ‘pretenders’, they’re phony software versions of the real deal. Not so with the X2 Saturn, a true 5.1 surround sound headset with three drivers in each …

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ASUS STRIX Pro gaming headset review

ASUS are the largest motherboard manufacturer on the planet. Within their portfolio they also produce graphics cards, chassis, laptops and a wide range of peripherals. Many of these peripherals are grouped together under their Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand – but not the one we are looking at today. Breaking …

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Mionix Nash 20 Headset Review

In the wake of Zardon’s amazing Top 10 listing of the greatest headphones 2014 we look at a much more affordable pair of headphones in this review. No more Grado or Sennheiser headphones weighing in at well over £1,000 as Mionix are aiming the ‘regular luxury’ part of the market. …

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