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Exclusive First Review: Beyerdynamic T1 and T5 3rd-Gen Headphones

Matthew Jens tries out the latest third generation of these iconic high-end headphones…

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Technics EAH-AZ70W In-ear Headphones Review

Matthew Jens samples a brand new true wireless noise-cancelling in-ear headphone design from this iconic Japanese brand…

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iBasso DX160 Digital Audio Player Review

Matthew Jens samples the latest version of this popular mid-priced music portable…

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Audio-technica ATH-ANC300TW True Wireless Earphones Review

All the big players are bringing their best plate to the True Wireless table. Can this new offering dine with the grown-ups?

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Audio-technica ATH-AWAS Closed-back Headphones Review

Is this lavish new premium flagship over-ear headphone what the world needs now? Matthew Jens decides…

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Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Earphones Review

Can this German headphone specialist do a successful repeat performance of its class-leading true wireless in-ears?

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Dan Clark Audio AEON 2 Closed Back Headphones Review

This company's AEON Flow from 2019 headphone was very impressive, so does this new model stay on the pace?

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Audiolab M-DAC Nano DAC/Headphone Amplifier Review

David Price gets out and about with this dinky little portable wireless DAC/headphone amplifier…

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Periodic Audio Nickel Headphone Amplifier Review

Don’t be fooled by its diminutive dimensions – this minimalist portable amp punches above its weight, says Kevin Goh…

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iFi Audio hip-dac Portable DAC/Headphone Amplifier Review

David Price meets a seriously impressive new travelling companion…

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Technics EAH-F70N Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

The Japanese giant goes from strength to strength, and this time it’s head-fi. Matthew Jens listens in…

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Meze Audio Rai Solo In Ear Monitors Review

Does this classy entry-level in-ear monitor have what it takes to shake up an already crowded market? Matthew Jens decides…

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Apple AirPods Pro Noise Cancelling Earphones Review

One of the most anticipated headphone releases in the past year, Matthew Jens decides whether these new noise-cancelling wireless earbuds make the grade.

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Audiofly AF100 MK2 In-ear Monitors Review

Can this Australian-designed in-ear monitor please both the tough pro market, and the picky audiophile one? Matthew Jens decides…

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Bose 700 Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

Bose’s new premium-priced NC700 promises great things, but can this sleek new pair of Bluetooth headphones deliver? Matthew Jens decides…

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Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Wireless Headphones Review

With trick tech and special tuning, Bowers & Wilkins' new PX7 noise-cancelling headphones promise to be the company’s best yet. Matthew Jens decides…

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Bose Frames Alto Audio Sunglasses Review

I love wearable tech. I especially love quirky wearables, so naturally, when Bose announced its Bose Frames Alto, Bluetooth sunglasses with speakers built-in, I was onboard.

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Audiofly AF140 MK2 Hybrid In-ear Monitors Review

Based in Perth, Audiofly designs and develops some of the only Australian-based IEMs on the market. We got our hands on a pair of Audiofly's latest AF140 MK2 IEMs for review.

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MrSpeakers AEON Flow Headphones Review

From humble beginnings selling modified headphones on forums to 3D printing custom cups, Mr Speakers has gone on to become one of the world's most respected headphone companies. We take a closer look at the AEON Flow Headphones.

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Nura Nuraphone Headphones Review

Most headphones deliver a sound signature that remains consistent to each listener that tries them out. But here's the thing - not all listeners are the same. Nuraphone attempts to solve that problem and we take a close look to see just how well.

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Beyerdynamic Lagoona ANC Headphones Review

The active noise-cancelling headphones market just had a new contender arrive in the form of Beyerdynamic, and its Lagoon ANC is worthy of the crown. Read on for the detailed review.

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Audio-technica ATH-ANC900BT Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

How does Audio-technica's new ATH-ANC900BT Noise Cancelling Bluetooth headphones stack up against the competition from Sony, Bose, B&W and Sennheiser? Read on to find out.

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Meze Audio Empyrean Planar Magnetic Headphones Review

You know how they say that you should never meet your heroes? Well, after a couple of brief encounters with the Meze Audio Empyrean headphones at shows it was time to invite a pair home. 

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Tivoli Audio Go Fonico True Wireless Earbuds Review

The technical boffins at Tivoli Audio have taken the reigns and produced a sleek, portable, true wireless IEM called Go Fonico. With strong indicators pointing towards sound quality and portability, we take an ears-on look and listen.

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Stax SRM-D50 Electrostatic Driver and DAC Review

In all my years as a headphone listening enthusiast, one thing has remained clear from the very start - there is nothing quite like listening to a Stax system. We take a closer look at the new Stax SRM-D50 which blends electrostatic earspeaker driving ...

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