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NAD Viso HP50 headphone: An audiophile-grade headphone that won't break the bank

The well-designed and comfortable NAD Viso HP50 ($300) is all about clean, very accurate sound, making it an audiophile favorite.

By March 4, 2015

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Best headphones of 2015

Headphones are available in a zillion styles, sizes, and price ranges. To help you cut through the clutter, we've assembled a list of top headphones by type and price.

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NAD Viso HP50

The NAD isn't head and shoulders above the competition in its price class, but it does sound really good and should be given careful consideration if you're looking for an audiophile-grade headphone that won't break the bank.

By March 4, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating March 4, 2015
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Oppo's new headphone, the astonishing PM-1

The Audiophiliac tries out a pair of Oppo PM-1 headphones and likes what he hears.

By April 19, 2014

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Hands-on: Pluggy Lock adds an anchor hook to any smartphone

Break out your lanyards! This Kickstarter project leverages your phone's headphone jack to add a secure but easily removable hook.

By May 8, 2014

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PS4 vs. Xbox One: Round 1 to Sony

Now that the Xbox One and PS4 have been reviewed, it's time to break down the scorecard and see why CNET gave the higher mark to the PS4.

By November 20, 2013

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RHA SA950i

While the RHA SA950i may not excel in any one area, it's an all-around solid on-ear headphone that won't break the bank.

By December 7, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 7, 2012
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The biggest news from CES so far

We break down the most important news and interesting tidbits at the end of Press Day at CES 2013.

By January 7, 2013

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Kick it 1985-style with cassette-to-iPhone converter

Ion's Tape Dock lets you digitize your cassettes just by sliding in your iPhone or iPod. Break out those old mix tapes and parachute pants, and party.

By November 5, 2012

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Headphone 'burn-in': Fact or fantasy?

A lot of audiophiles believe headphones sound better after a few weeks of use than they do when they're brand-new.

By May 10, 2011

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How can Apple improve the iPod Touch?

Is Apple's iPod Touch condemned to live the rest of its days in the shadow of the iPhone, or can it break free and stand on its own as a middle ground between Apple's phone and its tablet? Donald Bell lists all of the expected and unexpected ways in which Apple could improve the fifth-generation iPod Touch.

By September 13, 2011