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The Monitor by Marshall Headphones

Anyone who has picked up a guitar or greased out their hair and had a Crue record stashed away somewhere has heard of the Marshall brand - synonymous with amplification for decades they are now, quite recently,...
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The Lisa Labs 3 by Triad Audio

OK so I lied a bit, it's technically the Lisa Labs 3 with the Lisa Lab Power PSU slapped underneath the rather transportable but slightly large portable Lisa Labs 3 black utilitarian amp. I will of course make ...
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The International by ALO Audio

The International is the latest portable DAC and headphone amp by ALO Audio released a little earlier this year and I would have reviewed it right away except the whole design form factor is made to fit nicely ...
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The AKG K618DJ – Another Beats Slayer?

The AKG 618DJ is in many ways I guess is the spiritual successor to the K518DJ. The K518 for many is the original gaudy colored bass head starter kit complete with clamp of death and near indestructible build q...
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The Rein Audio X-Phone

Rein Audio are relatively new to the audiophile market but have produced some well received products including the X-DAC which by all accounts was full of win but I have yet to try that one myself. For a while ...
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The Ultra-Portable Jays V-Jays

I had a crack at the Jay's in-ear line up earlier last year and was largely impressed by what they brought to the table for their price point and pitch. Jays seem to have a firm idea of who their target market ...
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Philips O’Neill – The Construct

Philips have been on a roll since early 2012 with the CES 2012 launch of the Fidelio Series L1, M1 and X1 but we have been lucky enough to try out their lower their cans also and the consensus has been broadly ...
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FiiO E12 – The Mont Blanc

FiiO's lineup of pocket amps and DAC's have been very well received and considered bang for buck for those on a tight budget but still striving for something above average. Everything is well crafted, well mark...
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Egghead – It’s all about the Cans

The concept of a dedicated headphone store is actually pretty rare these days in any country outside of a dedicated manufacturer store such as those you find in Japan. Most stores are a mix of lifestyle product...
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Coloud – The Boom, The Knock & Pop

The sub-$50 headphone market is awash with many failures and a few gems. It is almost as if some companies know they have a stinker and throw more into the marketing than the headphone itself to maximize what t...
CES 2013

CES 2013

This is usually the time of the year when audiophiles and early adopters alike start drooling and checking their bank accounts as the CES Show rolls into town (that town being Las Vegas this year) highlighting ...
Ubuntu OSforPhone News

Ubuntu Goes Mobile

If this works as well as I hope it can then Ubuntu on the mobile could be an excellent audio device quite apart from its smartphone capabilities and a new player with a mature OS on the market that's not iOS or...