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US-made headphone delivers great bass and style

Hand-crafted in Portland, Ore., the 1964 Ears V8 in-ear headphone is a more affordable alternative to the leading brands' high-end models.

By April 16, 2014

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Shocker: The most-deaf musicians aren't rockers

But who is? You might be surprised.

By April 12, 2014

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Sound bite: Despite Pono's promise, experts pan HD audio

By raising $4.3 million on Kickstarter, Neil Young's startup shows an appetite for better sound quality. The only hitch: experts say there's little point going beyond CD quality.

By March 20, 2014

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Popular white noise machines may be too loud for babies

Out of 14 infant sleep machines tested, all were louder than the 50-decibel limit set by hospital nurseries, while two were louder than what's considered hazardous to adult ears in the workplace.

By March 3, 2014

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Bosch brings a bunch of new appliances to Vegas

It's Design and Construction Week in Las Vegas and Bosch has a ton of home appliance announcements.

By February 4, 2014

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Back for more: 3 Kickstarter second-try gadgets

Some two years after launching wildly successful campaigns, three companies are back with follow-up products. But not all sequels improve much on the original.

By January 29, 2014

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Sennheiser's HD-25 Aluminum and HD-26 Pro: Two knockout headphones from Germany

The Audiophiliac spends some quality time with these two Sennheiser on-ear designs.

By January 12, 2014

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Sensaphonics ER earplugs, a better way to hush the noise

It's noisy world, and getting noisier all the time; the Audiophiliac thinks Sensaphonics' earplugs quell the din and still let you hear the sound around you.

By January 11, 2014

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More proof the world's best headphones are made in the US

Audeze has long been one of the Audiophiliac's favorite brands, and its new LCD-X headphones are a game changer!

By December 7, 2013

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GE's new 'silent scan' tech takes the noise out of MRIs

Conventional MRI scanners can exceed 110 decibels, which equals rock show noise levels and is on the edge of the human pain threshold.

By September 13, 2013