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REVIEW: BEYERDYNAMIC XELENTO WIRELESS IN EAR HEADPHONES

True wireless IEMs are now officially a thing, and they are here to stay. Apple stole the headline with its AirPods, then Sennheiser redefined it with the Momentum True Wireless. Has Beyerdynamic got what it takes to claim the crown? Let's find out.

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SONOS PLANNING HIGH-END WIRELESS HEADPHONES

Sonos, the pioneers of the multi-room wireless audio category and market that it cleverly carved out for itself are reportedly working on high-end, wireless over-ear headphones.

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TIDAL MASTERS ARRIVES ON ANDROID DEVICES

Fed up with not getting the full benefit of your top-tier Tidal subscription when on-the-go? Well, if you're an Android user, you now get Tidal Masters access.

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REVIEW: SENNHEISER MOMENTUM TRUE WIRELESS IN-EAR MONITORS

Since Apple decided ditched the headphone jack on the iPhone, the popularity of wireless headphones, and in particular, wireless IEMs has exploded. I tried a few products out but eventually lost hope that a true wireless IEM existed. Until now ...

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SENNHEISER OPENS FLAGSHIP STORE IN SYDNEY

Following the successful debuts of Sennheiser flagship stores in Berlin and San Francisco, Sennheiser has now unveiled its Aussie flagship destination store.

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2019 MELBOURNE HI-FI SHOW DATES ANNOUNCED

Australia's most well-attended exhibition of hi-fi, home cinema and headphones, will take place in Melbourne, October 18th - 20th, 2019.

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BEYERDYNAMIC SOUL BYRD IN-EAR HEADPHONES HAVE LANDED

German headphone manufacturer Beyerdynamic has a new pair of wired in-ear headphones for the Australian market in the form of the Soul Byrd.

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PIONEER’S S9 SCENE STYLE HEADPHONES OFFER THE SOUND OF SILENCE

Pioneer has announced the arrival of a new pair of premium wireless noise-cancelling headphones that have been designed to play nice with the Google Assistant.

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DOLBY ENTERS THE HEADPHONE HARDWARE MARKET

2018 marks a new direction for the Dolby Laboratories company with the announcement of its first wireless headphones, dubbed Dolby Dimension.

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GOING BONKERS FOR DISNEY’S MICKEY MOUSE BEATS HEADPHONES

Beats by Dr. Dre has announced a collaboration with Disney to produce a pair of Mickey Mouse 90th Anniversary Edition Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones.

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REVIEW: VINCENT AUDIO KHV-1 HYBRID HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER

Germany's Vincent Audio has a reputation for delivering value for money Hi-Fi products, so as a headphone enthusiast it's KHV-1 amplifier piqued my interest. We take a closer look at its Hybrid Headphone Amplifier.

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BANG & OLUFSEN MOVES TO MJ GROUP

Following the unexpected announcement last week by fashion and luxury brand distributor, Kennedy Luxury Group, that they would cease Bang & Olufsen distribution in Australia effective immediately, Singapore-based MJ Group has emerged as the new local ...

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ASTELL&KERN ANNOUNCES SP1000M DIGITAL AUDIO PLAYER

Astell&Kern has added a new player in its flagship line of digital audio players that is smaller and lighter, but equally as capable.

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REVIEW: SENNHEISER HD 820 FLAGSHIP CLOSED-BACK HEADPHONES

When it comes to high-end closed-back headphones, the choices are surprisingly slim. Do Sennheiser's new HD 820 and its first foray into the high-end, audiophile level closed-back headphones have what it takes?

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BUY YOUR HI-FI SHOW TICKETS THIS MONTH AND WIN

With only five weeks until the greatest show of Hi-Fi and Home Entertainment in Australia, now is the time to buy your tickets to be in with a chance to win some great prizes.

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IFI AUDIO RELEASES PRO IDSD STREAMING DAC

Digital music lovers, iFi Audio has just announced its new Pro iDSD which is a hi-res DAC/preamp, Wi-Fi streamer and headphone amp.

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SONY ANNOUNCES $13,000+ DMP-Z1 DIGITAL AUDIO PLAYER

At IFA in Berlin today, Sony has lifted the lid so to speak on it's 8,500 Euros (AUD $13,695) DMP-Z1 Digital Audio Player.

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