I was recently introduced to SOL REPUBLIC headphones when I was invited to the Singapore launch of tokidoki and TKDK headphones. tokidoki (“sometimes” in Japanese) is a Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand created in 2005 by Italian artist Simone Legno. A key-selling feature of SOL REPUBLIC headphones is its…

The Jabra REVO corded, REVO Wireless and VOX are Jabra’s latest music line of stereo headphones. To differentiate from the competitors, Jabra‚Äôs new headphones are built to withstand physical abuse in unique designs and interactive features. Jabra REVO – shared key features and specifications: High…

The Sony MDR-1R has been aggressively compared to the MDR-Z1000. Since I have the Z1000, I asked Sony to pass me a review unit of the MDR-1R and listened for myself. And after several rounds of comparison, it is hard for me to clearly name…

Apple EarPod Review

September 30, 2012 0

All new iPhone 5 comes with the new EarPods which Apple claims spent 3 years in R&D. It is indeed a radical design, somewhat common sensical, if you ask me, that the speaker driver outlets ought to face towards the ear canal instead of against…

Accutone has been designing and producing professional headset solutions for call centers, offices, enterprises and SOHO. Now they started venturing into professional stereo headphones for mass-market consumers. In this review, I tested the PISCES BAND and TAURUS. They are both rated “Class B” which are…

Want to win a pair of Sony XBA-1 headphones? Read on! Balanced Armature driver has been around for decades. While it is not a new audio technology, not many headphone manufacturers use this type of drivers. The advantages compared to the dynamic drivers are size,…

Jabra brand is synonymous with premium handsfree solution for mobile devices. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Jabra is offering the HALO2 at a special price of S$125 (usual $148) till 14 Feb 2012. I received a review unit last week, which allows me to try the…

On 14 June 2011, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific officially launches the new high performance monitor series headphones – the MDR-EX1000, MDR-EX600, MDR-EX510SL, MDR-EX310SL, as well as the flagship professional studio monitoring headphones, MDR-Z1000. On the same day, Waggener Edstrom (PR agency for Sony) couriered me…

My Sennheiser eH2200 headphones of almost 10 years broke down on me. Due to Mayenne’s rough handling of the detachable cable jack, one side of the headset lost its signal. The headphones was the main reference source for my audio mixing all these years. The…