Headphones http://www.stuff.tv/headphones/videos en-GB Fully Charged: iPlayer gets a bit more Netflixy, Lamborghini bullish over new headphones, and Google’s Tango torn down http://www.stuff.tv/bbc/fully-charged-iplayer-gets-bit-more-netflixy-lamborghini-bullish-over-new-headphones-and-google- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The best of the morning’s tech news, right here in one place </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="iPlayer gets a bit more Netflixy" alt="iPlayer gets a bit more Netflixy" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/jonah-from-tonga.jpg?1397716381" /> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BBC iPlayer takes a page out of Netflix’s book with new Chris Lilley series </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Chris Lilley, the Australian comedian behind <em>Summer Heights High</em> and <em>Angry Boys</em>, has created a new show &ndash; and it&rsquo;s going to appear on BBC iPlayer in its entirety, much like <em>House of Cards</em> or <em>Orange is the New Black</em>.</p> <p><em>Jonah From Tonga</em> (a spin-off from <em>Summer Heights High</em>) is ostensibly a BBC Three show, and will be broadcast on the channel from 8th May. But from 2nd May, iPlayer users can stream all six episodes one after the other, should they wish. There&rsquo;s one caveat, however: the episodes will only be available for 48 hours. After that, you&rsquo;ll have to watch them the traditional way.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2014/jonah-from-tonga.html">BBC</a>]</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The “other” Lamborghini launches in-ear headphones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Let&rsquo;s get this out the way first: Tonino Lamborghini is not the luxury car brand, but it was started by the son of its founder and has been around for 30 years. OK, now that we&rsquo;re clear, Tonino Lamborghini has launched Quantum, a range of luxury in-ear headphones that start at &pound;58 and feature an Android-compatible microphone and remote. The cheaper two pairs of headphones offer patented TFAT (thin film acoustic technology) which Lamborghini claims delivers performance comparable with much bulkier cans.</p> <p>You can check out the full range <a href="http://lamborghinimobile.com/en/collection/quantum/">here</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The “other” Lamborghini launches in-ear headphones" alt="The “other” Lamborghini launches in-ear headphones" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lambo-headphones.jpg?1397716381" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Google’s camera-packed Project Tango phone dissected </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The folks at iFixit sure do like taking things to pieces, and their latest &ldquo;teardown&rdquo; is of a product that doesn&rsquo;t even exist yet: Google&rsquo;s prototype Project Tango, a smartphone which, using a combination of depth sensor, motion sensor and 4MP &ldquo;normal&rdquo; camera, is able to map its surroundings in 3D.</p> <p>The teardown reveals some flash memory, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 3000mAh battery, a 180-degree rear-facing fisheye camera, a front-facing 120-degree fisheye camera, the aforementioned 4MP rear camera and pair of motion coprocessors. Despite all that, though, iFixit rate Tango as very easy to disassemble (and therefore reassemble) and almost modular in its build. That&rsquo;s likely because it&rsquo;s a chunky prototype and not designed to be as svelte and snug as a commercial smartphone.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Project+Tango+Teardown/23835">iFixit</a>]</strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/google/google-project-tango-kits-out-smartphones-kinect-style-vision/news">Google Project Tango kits out smartphones with Kinect-style vision</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Google’s camera-packed Project Tango phone dissected" alt="Google’s camera-packed Project Tango phone dissected" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/tango-teardown.jpg?1397716381" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> BBC Google Headphones iPlayer Smartphones Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:48:00 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1435591 at http://www.stuff.tv Ultimate setup: HTC One (M8) http://www.stuff.tv/htc/ultimate-setup-htc-one-m8/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The M8 is already our favourite smartphone in the world - but you can make it even better by teaming it with these cases, headphones and accessories </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The M8 is a lovely phone, but that doesn&#039;t mean you can&#039;t make it better..." alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/M8_PerRight_GunMetal.jpg?1397697435" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>How do you improve upon perfection? By taking perfection down the shops with you, and treating it to the full complement of accessories including headphones, a case and stereo dock.</p> <p>But wait! You can&#39;t just buy any old kit for a phone such as the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/htc/htc-one-2/review">HTC One (M8)</a> - it&#39;s too beautiful to be teamed with anything that&#39;s less than beautiful itself, for starters. Plus, to get the best out of it you&#39;re going to want gear that&#39;ll take full advantage of the M8&#39;s key features.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/joe-minihane" title="View user profile.">Joe Minihane</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fitbit Flex </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Fitness wristbands are about as ubiquitous as Man United defeats these days. But the Fitbit Flex and the HTC One (M8) have a special relationship.</p> <p>Simply snag the official Fitbit app, key in your details and get moving. Once you do, the Flex will track the distance you cover and calories you burn, serving up &lsquo;awards&rsquo; badges directly into your new phone&rsquo;s BlinkFeed social media aggregator. A clever little hook up that means you can always keep track of your fitness. Or lack of it.</p> <p><strong>&pound;80, <a href="http://www.fitbit.com/uk/store" target="_blank">buy the Fitbit Flex here</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/wearable-tech/top-ten">The 10 best wearable gadgets in the world</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The HTC One (M8) has Fitbit integration" alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fitbit-Flex.jpg?1397697435" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pioneer SC–1223 K AV Receiver </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The HTC One (M8) comes laden with AV features. Prime among them is HTC Connect, which lets you seamlessly connect to a slew of compatible audio kit for easy streaming of your tunes. Pioneer&rsquo;s superb SC&ndash;1223 K is one such product, a supremely featured amplifier that&#39;ll make your mobile-shackled tracks sound stunning - and all at the touch of a button. Because while the M8&#39;s built-in speakers are very decent, your Spotify playlists are always going to sound better through a proper system. Just add speakers for audio excellence.</p> <p><strong>&pound;450, <a href="http://www.petertyson.co.uk/ebuttonz/ebz_product_pages/pioneer_sc-1223.shtml?googlecpc&amp;gclid=CPqdwp232L0CFanjwgodoqMANA" target="_blank">buy the Pioneer SC&ndash;1223 K AV Receiver here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="This Pioneer works seamlessly with HTC Connect" alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Pioneer-1223.jpg?1397467648" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> HTC One (M8) Dot View Cover HC M100 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Getting overly excited about smartphone covers is a sure sign that you&rsquo;re more than a little bit hardcore. But the simple fact is that the official Dot Cover for the One (M8) is the coolest one we&rsquo;ve ever seen. Why? Well, it&#39;s more than just a phone protector. Double tap it to get weather and time info, cleverly displayed through the dot patterns on the cover, as well as message and call notifications. And because it only uses a small portion of the screen, notifications won&#39;t drain battery life to the extent that they might.</p> <p><strong>&pound;35, <a href="http://shop.emea.htc.com/uk/p_htc_store_product.aspx?i=258559" target="_blank">buy the HTC One (M8) Dot View Cover here</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/htc/10-best-apps-htc-one-m8/feature">The 10 best apps for the HTC One (M8)</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The Dot View Cover is a genius idea, basically" alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/htc-one-m8-review-dot-view-case-time-weather_4.png?1397697435" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pebble Steel smartwatch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>There are plenty of times when you&#39;re not going to want to remove your M8 from the safety of your pocket - when it&#39;s tipping it down, for instance, or when you&#39;re walking down a dark alley in a T-shirt that says &quot;Mug me&quot;. But what happens when you feel the tell-tale buzz of a new message from deep within your jeans? The solution is to kit yourself out with a smartwatch - and as far as we&#39;re concerned, that smartwatch should be a Pebble Steel. It now has the looks to ensure it&#39;s not out of place next to the M8, will display all of your notifications on its battery-sipping E Paper screen and can even tell the time too.</p> <p><strong>&pound;150, <a href="https://getpebble.com/steel" target="_blank">buy the Pebble Steel here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="4000" height="3000" title="The lovely Pebble Steel" alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/pebble-steel-review-metal-strap_0.JPG?1397697435" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Spotify Premium </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Seeing as the new One (M8) packs BoomSound stereo speakers that deliver 25% louder sound than those of&nbsp;its predecessor, you&rsquo;re going to want to stream heaps of tunes without the interruption of ads for second&ndash;rate movies. And in that regard, Spotify Premium remains the very best service out there. A mere &pound;10 a month will let you ditch those pesky ad breaks, as well as giving you the chance to stash tracks offline on your new phone. </p> <p><strong>&pound;10/month, <a href="https://www.spotify.com/uk/#premium" target="_blank">buy Spotify premium here</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/music/30-greatest-audiophile-albums/feature">30 essential albums for audiophiles</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Premium phone, premium tunes" alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/spotify-premium.jpg?1397697435" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SoundMagic ES20 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The M8&#39;s front speakers are excellent (did we already mention that?), but there might occasionally be times when you don&#39;t want to subject your fellow passengers to low&ndash;grade R&amp;B jams on the bus. Not many times, admittedly, but there are some. And on those rare occasions, you&#39;ll need some quality in-ear headphones. The SoundMagic ES20s <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/10-best-cheap-headphones/feature">were among our pick of the 10 best cheap headphones on the planet for good reason</a>,&nbsp;offering a cosy fit with a clean and sharp sound normally found in far fancier rivals. Not bad for a mere &pound;25.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>&pound;25, <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/SoundMAGIC-ES20-Sound-Isolating-Earphones/dp/B00EVSXQP8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1395319930&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=SoundMagic+ES20" target="_blank">buy SoundMagic ES20 headphones here</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/headphones/top-ten">The 10 best headphones in the world right now</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The SoundMagic ES20 - great bang for your buck" alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/SoundMagic-ES20.jpg?1397382913" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Griffin Woodtones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If in&ndash;ears aren&rsquo;t your thing, then Griffin&rsquo;s sharp Woodtones cans will be the perfect complement to the sleek design of your new phone. That wood finish will make you feel like your old man kicking back and listening to his Bowie LPs in the &#39;70s. Plus the warm, laid-back sound won&rsquo;t overwhelm when you crank up the volume.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>&pound;70, <a href="http://www.planetgizmo.co.uk/Griffin-Technology-Universal-WoodTones-On-Ear-Headphones.html" target="_blank">buy Griffin Woodtones headphones here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The Griffin Woodtones will look the part next to your M8" alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Griffin-Woodtones.jpg?1397697435" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> HTC Fetch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>There&#39;s nothing worse than losing your keys. Well actually, there is - losing your phone. Ensure you don&#39;t lose either with HTC Fetch. This handy fob attaches to your keys (or anything else you choose) and will warn you if you stray too far from your phone. It can also be used to make your phone ring, within 15 metres, if you can&#39;t locate it - and if you misplace your keys, you can use the phone to make your Fetch buzz instead. A map function even lets you see when the two were last together, and it&#39;ll work as a shutter button for the M8&#39;s camera too.</p> <p><strong>&pound;35, <a href="http://www.htcaccessorystore.com/uk/p_htc_item.aspx?i=252282" target="_blank">buy HTC Fetch here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2958" height="2215" title="HTC Fetch could save your sanity" alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/HTC-fetch.jpg?1397697435" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> AwoX Striimlight SL-B10 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Streaming speakers are a great addition for any smartphone. But how about one that also doubles as a lightbulb? Well AwoX&rsquo;s Striimlight does just that. It makes our list because as well as Bluetooth smarts it is also HTC Connect certified, meaning it will work seamlessly with your M8. Shove it into any lampshade, hook it up to your phone and it&rsquo;ll play tunes while lighting up your lounge. Crazy, but it might just work.</p> <p><strong>&pound;90, <a href="http://www.htcaccessorystore.com/uk/p_htc_item.aspx?i=260453&amp;phone=259879" target="_blank">buy the AwoX Striimlight here</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/geek-accessories/top-ten">The 10 best geek accessories in the world right now</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Sound from your ceiling" alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Awox-Striimlight.jpg?1397382913" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-9"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Netflix </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The eyeball&ndash;stroking display on the One (M8) has been boosted to 5&ndash;inches, with a hefty 441 pixels per inch (ppi). That&rsquo;s a slight dip on last year&rsquo;s effort, but you&rsquo;ll struggle to tell the difference in use. A screen that good is ideal for watching movies on the move and at &pound;6 a month, a Netflix subscription is a must. Whether you&#39;re enjoying Netflix exclusives such as <em>House Of Cards</em> or catching up on classics like <em>Breaking Bad</em>, your commute just got a lot less hellish.</p> <p><strong>&pound;6/month, <a href="http://www.netflix.com" target="_blank">buy a Netflix subscription here</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/galaxy-s5/samsung-galaxy-s5-vs-htc-one-m8/feature">HTC One (M8) vs Samsung Galaxy S5 - which is best?</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="You&#039;ll literally never be bored again. Alright, not literally" alt="The best cases, headphones, accessories for HTC One (M8)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Netflix.jpg?1397460460" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/htc/ultimate-setup-htc-one-m8/feature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/htc/ultimate-setup-htc-one-m8/feature#comments Geek accessories Headphones HTC One (M8) Smartphones Sun, 13 Apr 2014 09:55:15 +0000 Marc McLaren 1435291 at http://www.stuff.tv Would you spend £1100 on a pair of headphones? http://www.stuff.tv/would-you-spend-1100-pair-headphones-we-go-ears-oppos-astonishing-new-pm-1s/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We go ears-on with Oppo&#039;s astonishing new PM-1s. They&#039;re definitely better than the free ones you get on planes. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/PM1-01.jpg?1397657734" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Crack open your current on-ear headphones (actually don&rsquo;t, just take our word for it) and you&rsquo;ll find a dome-shaped dynamic driver. Crack open Oppo&rsquo;s new PM-1 headphones (again, don&rsquo;t, they&rsquo;re very expensive) and you&rsquo;ll find something quite different: a flat disc.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/will-dunn" title="View user profile.">Will Dunn</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Oppo isn&rsquo;t the first company to make flat-driver headphones. In the early 90s, some engineers from Sennheiser were asked to design the best possible, money-no-object cans possible. The result was the Orpheus system, a set of headphones with flat, electrostatic drivers and their own special amp (which could only be unlocked with a special key, because those are Daddy&rsquo;s headphones). Since then, electrostatic &lsquo;earspeakers&rsquo; and their accompanying amps have sat at the top of every chin-stroking audiophile&rsquo;s wishlist, but they&rsquo;ve remained a niche product - delicate, heavy, useless without a power source, and furiously expensive, they&rsquo;re for indoors listening.</p> <p>Oppo intends to change that, with headphones that use a flat driver but are light, stable and durable enough for day-to-day use. They plug into phones and tablets, too, without the headphone amp required by other&nbsp;electrostatic headphones. At &pound;1099, though, they are still expensive enough to make you wish you&rsquo;d tried harder at school.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/headphones/top-ten">Stuff&#39;s Top 10 headphones</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/PM01-03.jpg?1397657734" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>When you&#39;re trying to explain to your family why they won&#39;t be eating for a month, you can point out that your new headphones are built to last. Each headband is stretched 20,000 times and then fully extended and closed 20,000 times, and then the earcups are rotated, you guessed it, 20,000 times. The headband and cushions are made from lambskin, although you can use velour ones if you&rsquo;re a vegetarian or just prefer a softer thing pressed against your face.</p> <p>And actually, you don&#39;t actually have to spend all that much: the &pound;699 PM-2s (available June) use different materials - some of the metal is replaced with plastic, the lambskin is swapped for synthetic pleather, and you don&rsquo;t get a fancy wooden box - but the disappointment of not having lambskin on your face will be tempered by the fact that they use the same drivers, so they will sound the same.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/what-your-headphones-say-about-you/feature">What your headphones say about you</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/PM04.jpg?1397657734" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Let&rsquo;s be clear, though: these are not headphones you should wear on the bus. Even if your fellow busketeers don&rsquo;t realise that you&rsquo;re wearing a grand&rsquo;s worth of hi-fi on your head and decide they&rsquo;d like to own them instead, you won&rsquo;t make any friends wearing the PM-1s because, like all flat-driver headphones, they&rsquo;re leaky. Very leaky. This is deliberate - they&rsquo;re open-backed, many high-end headphones. But despite their more normal construction and their compatibility with phones and tablets, these aren&rsquo;t walking-around headphones. These are for sitting in your Special Chair, sniffing carefully at a bulb of vintage Cognac that you&rsquo;ve purposefully chosen to match the smell of your rare vinyl.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/10-best-cheap-headphones/feature">10 of the best cheap headphones</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/PM1-02.jpg?1397657734" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>So how do they sound?</p> <p>In the busy room where we first tried them, the fact that they allow a fair bit of external sound in got in the way of proper judgement, but it was immediately obvious that the PM-1s offer a majestic listening experience. They&rsquo;re a little heavier than your average cans, but they&rsquo;re as comfortable as sloth in a bag of warm feathers. For most headphones and speakers there&rsquo;s little point (in this writer&#39;s opinion) in playing higher bitrate MP3s or 24-bit FLACs, but the PM-1s are a different kettle of bits, because they have the flat golden tongues to enunciate all that extra information.</p> <p>And are they worth the money? Well, they&#39;re very expensive, you can&#39;t wear them on the train, and they let in noise. But these aren&#39;t for everyone. They&#39;re for the audiophile who wants to spend evening after evening swimming in a warm, dark womb of high-resolution sound. And if you want to do that, &pound;1100 (or &pound;700) isn&#39;t that crazy: large hi-fi systems can easily run to five figures. Stay tuned for our full review.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/music/30-greatest-audiophile-albums/feature">The 30 best albums for audiophiles</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oppo&#039;s £1100 headphones tested </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/would-you-spend-1100-pair-headphones-we-go-ears-oppos-astonishing-new-pm-1s/feature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/would-you-spend-1100-pair-headphones-we-go-ears-oppos-astonishing-new-pm-1s/feature#comments Headphones Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:09:43 +0000 Will Dunn 1435304 at http://www.stuff.tv 10 of the best cheap headphones reviewed http://www.stuff.tv/10-best-cheap-headphones/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Can&#039;t afford those super-trendy £300 headphones you&#039;ve been lusting after? Don&#039;t worry - these 10 pairs all have great sound and a price tag to match </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="2022" height="1517" title="The in-ear line-up" alt="10 of the best cheap headphones in-ears review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/best-cheap-headphones-in-ears-review-main.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Forget about Dre - you can buy a cracking pair of cans these days for less than &pound;100.&nbsp;Quality in-ear &#39;phones are even cheaper, with thumping bass and crystal-clear vocals available even below &pound;50.&nbsp;</p> <p>The only trouble is, the number of headphones now in existence exceeds the number of atoms in every star in the known universe, making choosing between them a tricky task.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/tony-horgan" title="View user profile.">Tony Horgan</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In-ear headphones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>SoundMagic ES20</strong><br />&pound;25<br />The baby brothers to the legendary E10s, the ES20s swap some of their aluminium for a plastic, half-in-ear shell. They&#39;re comfy and the high-quality braided cables makes them plenty durable. The sound is clean and crisp, and good tonal balance means they&#39;re happy to be subjected to any musical taste.</p> <p><strong>Stuff says </strong>✭✭✭✭✭<br />Lovely all-rounders in sound, design and price: SoundMagic has pulled it off again</p> <p><a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/SoundMAGIC-ES20-Sound-Isolating-Earphones/dp/B00EVSXQP8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1395319930&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=SoundMagic+ES20" target="_blank">Buy the SoundMagic ES20</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="SoundMagic ES20" alt="SoundMagic ES20 best cheap headphones review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/SoundMAGIC%20ES20%20red_0.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Sony XBA-C10</strong><br />&pound;50<br />An odd shape from Sony, designed to sit securely in even the fussiest of lugholes. It works: these are super-comfy and hard to dislodge. They aren&#39;t the loudest or bassiest earphones, but you get a wide soundstage and an agile performance that snaps to even the trickiest ryhthms you can Spotifynd.</p> <p><strong>Stuff says</strong> ✭✭✭✭✩<br />Typically well made and also comfy, agile and open-sounding, but not one for fans of dubstep</p> <p><a href="http://www.sony.co.uk/buy/xba-c10" target="_blank">Buy the Sony XBA-C10</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Sony XBA-C10" alt="Sony XBA-C10 best cheap headphones review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Sony-XBA-C10-white.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Sennheiser CX475</strong><br />&pound;20<br />Not the newest eaphones on the block, but no round-up of budget buds would be complete without their classic shape gracing the room. The sound could do with a little more punch and weight, but what you get is a lean, even-handed presentation and a comfy fit, too. Feeling a little cautious? These are a safe option.</p> <p><strong>Stuff says ✭✭✭✭✭</strong><br />Not the most hard-hitting sound, but these consistently punch well above their price tag</p> <p><a href="http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/1416095.htm" target="_blank">Buy the Sennheiser CX475</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Sennheiser CX475" alt="Sennheiser CX475 best cheap headphones review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/SennheiserCX475.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Sol Republic Jax</strong><br />&pound;35<br />These are a bit plasticky, but you&#39;ll be able to overlook that if you&#39;re a bass-head. The mighty Jax deliver thunderous low-end exentension with good energy and barely any distortion. Surprisingly, midrange and trable frequencies don&#39;t get overpowered, although vocal reproduction could be a little fuller.</p> <p><strong>Stuff says</strong> ✭✭✭✭✩<br />Tight, energetic bass, but they do look like they&#39;ve come out of a Christmas cracker</p> <p><a href="http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/1903917.htm" target="_blank">Buy the Sol Republic Jax</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Sol Republic Jax" alt="Sol Republic Jax best cheap headphones review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Sol%20Republic%20Jax.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>RHA MA600</strong><br />&pound;50<br />Designed in the UK, these are a tad more luxurious: reinforced cabling and metal bits whittled from aircraft-spec aluminium. You also get a case with a steel holder containing eight pairs of ear tips, of which one must surely be snug. They sound fine: lower frequencies are a little muddy but the treble is sparkly.</p> <p><strong>Stuff says</strong> ✭✭✭✭✩<br />Some of the shiniest budget buds around, and good if you like top-end detail</p> <p><a href="http://www.avbristol.com/product.php/1850/0/rha-ma600-in-ear-headphones?gclid=CO7Z5saVob0CFcuWtAodqSsAEA" target="_blank">Buy the RHA MA600</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="RHA MA600" alt="RHA MA600 best cheap headphones review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/RHA%20MA600_0.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On-ear / over-ear headphones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Pioneer MJ532</strong><br />&pound;40<br />There&#39;s something comforting about having an old-school brand such as Pioneer on your bonce. These snazzy cans are available in four colours and have a really easy-to-like sound, coming into their own with simpler, vocal-led stuff. They don&#39;t pound your ears with relentless bass as many lesser rivals do either. They&#39;re nice on your head but over longer sessions the soft earpads can lead to lug-sweat.</p> <p><strong>Stuff says</strong> ✭✭✭✭✩<br />Great with vocals and guitars &ndash; good looking too</p> <p><a href="http://www.superfi.co.uk/p-14373-pioneer-semj532-headphones.aspx" target="_blank">Buy the Pioneer MU532</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Pioneer MJ532" alt="Pioneer MJ532 best cheap headphones review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Pioneer%20MJ532.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Griffin Woodtones</strong><br />&pound;70<br />Slipping these on is like wearing a favourite old jumper. They&#39;re comfy (not to mention self-adjusting), and the real wood finish feels lovely to touch. They sound like they look, too: their balanced, laid-back and yet still reasonably dynamic approach doesn&#39;t try to shove your music inside your head. It politely presents it, and wonders if Sir might care to have a listen. And that, we like.</p> <p><strong>Stuff says</strong> ✭✭✭✭✩<br />Outstanding build and super-mellow sound</p> <p><a href="http://www.planetgizmo.co.uk/Griffin-Technology-Universal-WoodTones-On-Ear-Headphones.html" target="_blank">Buy the Griffin Woodtones</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2325" height="1744" title="Griffin Woodtones" alt="Griffin Woodtones best cheap headphones review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/best-cheap-headphones-on-ears-review-griffin-woodtones.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-9"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>AKG K451</strong><br />&pound;50<br />When a pair of headphones recieves five stars at &pound;130, then drops to &pound;50, you know you&#39;re on to a good thing. The K451s are light on your head but sturdy enough to be stuffed in a bag. And they do a fantastic line in punchy, solid bass, rich and detailed vocals and clear, sweet-sounding treble. Want to know what they&#39;d taste like if they were a pudding? Delicious raspberry chocolate fondant, that&#39;s what.</p> <p><strong>Stuff says </strong>✭✭✭✭✭<br />Hi-fi for half a ton? A bit of a no-brainer</p> <p><a href="http://www.superfi.co.uk/p-10748-akg-k451-headphones.aspx" target="_blank">Buy the AKG K451</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="AKG K451" alt="AKG K451 best cheap headphones review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/AKG%20K451-1.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-10"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Aiaiai TMA-1X</strong><br />&pound;95<br />No-nonsense and rufty-tufty. That&#39;s a combination we can really get behind. The breathlessly named Aiaiais deliver a big, ballsy sound that&#39;s firmly in keeping with their military looks, but they can get a bit shouty and overly punchy when you dial up the action. Again, much like the military. They&#39;re comfy too &ndash; firm but nice on the noggin, and the one-button remote with microphone is a bonus for smartphone users.</p> <p><strong>Stuff says</strong> ✭✭✭✭✩<br />If you listen to your music on 11, these are for you</p> <p><a href="http://www.juno.co.uk/products/aiaiai-tma1-x-headphones-with-one-button/514594-01/" target="_blank">Buy the Aiaiai TMA-1X</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Aiaiai TMA-1X" alt="Aiaiai TMA-1X best cheap headphones review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Aiaiai%20TMA-1X.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-11"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>SoundMagic P30</strong><br />&pound;70<br />We loved SoundMagic&#39;s E10s, and we&#39;re feeling the same way about the P30s: our toes went into tap-spasms from the get-go with them. Exciting and balanced, they deliver an easy-going yet dynamic sound. They aren&#39;t perfect, especially in the treble, but they&#39;ll do a great number on your low-res Spotify tracks. And while there&#39;s no built-in mic, you don&#39;t want calls interrupting your music anyway.</p> <p><strong>Stuff says </strong>✭✭✭✭✭<br />Excitement and subtlety in equal measure</p> <p><a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Soundmagic-P30-BK-P30-Earphones-Black/dp/B005F1O38O" target="_blank">Buy the SoundMagic P30</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="SoundMagic P30" alt="SoundMagic P30 best cheap headphones review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Soundmagic%20P30.jpg?1395767087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 10 brilliant budget headphones </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/10-best-cheap-headphones/feature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/10-best-cheap-headphones/feature#comments Headphones Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:40:32 +0000 Tony Horgan 1434042 at http://www.stuff.tv Ultimate setup: Apple iPhone 5c http://www.stuff.tv/apple/ultimate-setup-apple-iphone-5c/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kit out your iPhone 5c with our pick of the best cases, headphones and accessories </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1296" height="730" title="Apple iPhone 5c" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup main" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Apple-iPhone-5c%20accessories-apple-iphone-5C-001.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Ah, so we see you&#39;ve bought yourself a new iPhone 5c? Good timing - with&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-unveils-cheaper-8gb-iphone-5c-brings-back-ipad-4-and-kills-ipad-2/news">Apple releasing a new, cheaper 8GB model</a>, it won&#39;t have made quite such a big dent in your bank balance.</p> <p>So presumably you&#39;ll be setting aside that cash you&#39;ve saved for a rainy day then?&nbsp;Oh, right - you plan to spend it all on cases, headphones and other accessories for your new phone instead.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/stephen-graves" title="View user profile.">Stephen Graves</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Moshi iGlaze XT case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Whisper it, but we reckon Apple&#39;s much-vaunted design sense deserted it when it came up with the official iPhone 5c case. That pattern of holes revealing bits of the text printed on your phone&hellip; ugh. No, you want a clear case to show off your colourful new companion. This snap-on effort fits the bill, unobtrusively keeping your phone safe from the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune.</p> <p><strong>&pound;25, <a href="http://www.mobilefun.co.uk/moshi-iglaze-xt-iphone-5c-case-clear-p41886.htm" target="_blank">buy the Moshi iGlaze XT case here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Moshi iGlaze XT case" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup Moshi iGlaze XT case" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/moshi-iglaze-xt.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pebble Smartwatch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Many have tried to make a smartwatch, but only one company has made one that we&#39;d actually want to wear &ndash; Pebble. It strikes the perfect balance between simplicity and functionality, with a practical E Ink screen that doesn&#39;t chew through battery life, notifications for your apps, and control over your music &ndash; plus a whole host of apps on the Pebble App Store. Yes, there&#39;s a more swish Steel version, but it&#39;s pricier. And the bright polycarbonate finish of the original Pebble will go nicely with your iPhone 5c.</p> <p><strong>&pound;125, <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pebble-Black-paper-Android-iPhone/dp/B00BKEQBI0" target="_blank">buy the Pebble smartwatch here</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-iwatch/review">Apple iWatch preview</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Pebble smartwatch" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup Pebble smartwatch" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/pebble-smartwatch_6.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple TV </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As a smart TV device, the Apple TV is looking increasingly out of place in a world of Netflix-equipped Roku Streaming Sticks and Google Chromecasts. But it does have one killer app for iPhone users: AirPlay. You can stream music and videos to your TV, mirror your iPhone&#39;s screen and even play games. If you&#39;ve bought into the Apple ecosystem, it&#39;s a bargain.</p> <p><strong>&pound;100, <a href="http://store.apple.com/uk/buy-appletv/appletv" target="_blank">buy Apple TV here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Apple TV" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup Apple TV" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/apple-tv_1.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Spigen SGP GLAS.tR SLIM Glass Screen Protector </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The back of the iPhone 5c may be made from durable polycarbonate, but the front is still made from oh-so-scratchable glass. Wrap it up in Spigen&#39;s screen protector to put a layer of tempered glass between your screen and the hard knocks of the outside world. It&#39;s nigh-on unscratchable, oleophobic and covered with an anti-shatter film so that if it does break, it won&#39;t cut you.</p> <p><strong>&pound;30, <a href="http://www.mobilefun.co.uk/spigen-sgp-iphone-5s-5c-5-glas-tr-slim-glass-screen-protector-p40949.htm" target="_blank">buy the Spigen SGP GLAS.tR SLIM Glass Screen Protector here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Spigen screen protector" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup Spigen screen protec" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/spigen-screen-protector.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> B&amp;W P3 On-ear headphones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Bowers &amp; Wilkins&#39; P3 on-ears are compact, lightweight, and deliver excellent sound quality in a stylish package &ndash; &quot;a refined, easygoing listen,&quot; according to our sister mag What Hi-Fi? Sound And Vision, bettered only by the considerably bulkier Philips M1s. They&#39;re also available in an array of colours to match your vivid iPhone 5c. You didn&#39;t go for white, did you? Of course you didn&#39;t.</p> <p><strong>&pound;170, <a href="http://store.apple.com/uk/product/HD619ZM/A/bowers-and-wilkins-p3-on-ear-headphones?fnode=49" target="_blank">buy Bowers &amp; Wilkins P3 here</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/headphones/top-ten">The 10 best headphones in the world right now</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Bowers-Wilkins P3" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup Bowers-Wilkins P3" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/b-w-p3.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Incipio Watson Folio Wallet Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Class up your iPhone 5c with this faux-leather case. A clip-on cover keeps your phone safe, while the folio combines a hard shell for an extra layer of protection with a microsuede lining to protect your screen from scratches. You can also tuck up to three credit cards into the cover &ndash; which is available in a veritable rainbow of hues to match your 5c.</p> <p><strong>&pound;25, <a href="http://www.mobilefun.co.uk/incipio-watson-wallet-case-for-iphone-5c-black-p41105.htm" target="_blank">buy the Incipio Watson Folio Wallet Case here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Incipio Watson Folio Wallet case" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup Incipio Watson Folio" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/incipio-watson.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple in-ear headphones with remote and mic </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Apple&#39;s bundled EarPods are &ndash; let&#39;s be honest &ndash; not the greatest headphones ever. But its own in-ears are surprisingly good, with a woofer/tweeter setup that delivers clear, crisp sound. Apple&#39;s design know-how is on show, too &ndash; they look lovely. As long as you&#39;re not expecting Beats levels of bass, they&#39;re a worthwhile upgrade.</p> <p><strong>&pound;65, <a href="http://store.apple.com/uk/product/ME186ZM/A/apple-in-ear-headphones-with-remote-and-mic?fnode=49" target="_blank">buy Apple in-ear headphones with remote and mic here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Apple in-ear headphones" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup Apple in-ear headpho" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/apple-in-ear-headphones.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fitbit Flex </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This Bluetooth 4.0 fitness tracker will get you on your feet; a simple line of LED lights shows how close you are to your daily goal, wireless syncing with your iPhone means you don&#39;t have to faff about with cables and apps, and it tracks your sleep, too. Plus you can pop the tracker out of its wristband and swap it for a new one, if you want to accessorise. Or if the strap breaks &ndash; making it more durable than its rivals, too.</p> <p><strong>&pound;80, <a href="http://www.firebox.com/product/6104/Fitbit-Flex" target="_blank">buy Fitbit Flex here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fitbit Flex" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup Fitbit Flex" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fitbit-flex_2.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bose MIE2i headphones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you&#39;re feeling active, you want a pair of headphones that won&#39;t fall out. There are plenty of flashy sports models on the market, but these Bose in-ears fit the bill nicely; they sound great and stay in your ears, but they don&#39;t block out sound to the extent where you&#39;ll get run over on your morning jog.</p> <p><strong>&pound;114, <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Bose-%C2%AE-MIE2i-Mobile-Headset/dp/B004CXS5QW" target="_blank">buy Bose MIE2i headphones here</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Bose Mie2i headphones" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup Bose Mie2i" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/bose-mie2i.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-9"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sony SRS-BTM8 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Yes, it looks like a tech handbag. But despite its bargain-basement price, this Bluetooth speaker is more Prada than Primark. It delivers weighty sound for its size, it has a clever control set-up and that handle makes it plenty portable. Which is why we gave it five stars in our <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bluetooth-speaker-system/sony-srs-btm8/review">review</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>&pound;80,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tesco.com/direct/sony-srs-btm8-wireless-speaker-white/415-6613.prd" target="_blank">buy&nbsp;Sony SRS-BTM8 here</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-iphone-6/review">Apple iPhone 6 preview</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Sony SRS-BTM8" alt="Apple iPhone 5c cases accessories headphones ultimate setup Sony SRS-BTM8" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/sony-srs-btm8_0.jpg?1395197606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/ultimate-setup-apple-iphone-5c/feature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/ultimate-setup-apple-iphone-5c/feature#comments Apple Geek accessories Headphones iPhone & iPad iPhone 5C Smartphones Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:30:34 +0000 Marc McLaren 1433820 at http://www.stuff.tv Bose AE2w http://www.stuff.tv/wireless-headphones/bose-ae2w/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bose dips its toe into the Bluetooth headphones pool. Come on in, the water&#039;s lovely </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Bose AE2w" alt="Bose AE2w" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Bose%20AE2w-1.jpg?1394635511" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Think Bose headphones, think noise-cancelling. Well, now you can think wireless, as Bose has these Bluetooth ear-ticklers for your delectation.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £0.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-price-notes"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 200 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Great sound </div> <div class="field-item even"> Brilliantly comfortable </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wireless element sticks out </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Casual authority </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Our one problem with these otherwise excellent wireless headphones is the Bluetooth receiver module which sits on one of the earcups. It&#39;s the kind of thing we&#39;d expect to be incorporated into the headphone design, but at least when you&#39;re wearing them you won&#39;t have to look at it.</p> <p>Fortunately the performance makes up for it. There&#39;s a wireless sound of casual authority right across 
the frequency range: organised, hefty and detailed. These are not noise-cancelling cans but the design is sufficient to block out most of the daily hubbub you&#39;re likely to encounter.</p> <p>On top of that excellent sound quality there&#39;s a level of comfort that makes a 3-hour listening session a real pleasure.</p> <p>This is Bluetooth headphones done right. We approve.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Bose AE2w Bluetooth headphones" alt="Bose AE2w review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Bose%20AE2w-2.jpg?1394635511" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We don&#39;t like the lumpy receiver but the sound is smooth as silk</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/wireless-headphones/bose-ae2w/review#comments AE2W Bluetooth headphones Bose Headphones Wireless headphones Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:00:46 +0000 Tony Horgan 1433621 at http://www.stuff.tv Final Audio Design Adagio III http://www.stuff.tv/final-audio-design-adagio-iii/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Get a taste of the high-end audio brand on a budget with these hand-made in-ear buds </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1199" height="900" title="Final Audio Design Adagio III" alt="Final Audio Design Adagio III" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/FinalAudio-1.jpg?1394635108" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>One of the best pairs of in-ears we&#39;ve heard for a long time, the Final Audio Design Adagio IIIs have arrived to add a touch of luxury to your commute.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £70.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Decent looks for a pair of in-ears </div> <div class="field-item even"> Loads of detail and punch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No in-line mic </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Japanese high-end hero FAD routinely turns out headphones costing four figures, but that doesn&rsquo;t mean it&rsquo;s scrimped on these brilliant bargain buds. They might have a slightly stuffy and pretentious name, but they&#39;re actually excellent fun - poised, punchy and more interested in details than even the most thorough US Secret Service agent.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>They&#39;re twice the price of our favourite ultra-affordable in-ears, the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/soundmagic-e10/review" target="_blank">SoundMagic E10s</a>, but the enhanced build quality and musical detail make them worth the extra if you can stretch, and that&#39;s why they make such a strong impression on our&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/headphones/top-ten" target="_blank">Top 10 list of the best headphones in the world right now</a>.</p> <p>You may never have heard of Final Audio before, but you can buy a pair of Adagio IIIs in confidence.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/music/30-greatest-audiophile-albums/feature" target="_blank">The 30 Best Hi-Fi Audiophile Albums Ever</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Final Audio Design Adagio III" alt="Final Audio Design Adagio III" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/FinalAudio-3_0.jpg?1394635108" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A gorgeous pair of sound-isolating in-ear headphones</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/final-audio-design-adagio-iii/review#comments Adagio III Final Audio Design Headphones Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:41:48 +0000 Tony Horgan 1433619 at http://www.stuff.tv AKG K451 http://www.stuff.tv/akg-k451/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> You can spend a lot of money on headphones but the AKG K451s prove you can still get fantastic sound for minimal cash </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="AKG K451 headphones review" alt="AKG K451 headphones" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/AKG%20K451.jpg?1394634991" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the look and feel of headphones much higher up the price ladder, the &pound;50 AKG K451s would surely disappoint when it came to sound. Surely? Actually, no.</p> <p>Equally at ease with low bit-rate compressed music as they are with higher quality CD sources, these are cans that cannot be overlooked by any music fan.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £50.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lightweight and portable </div> <div class="field-item even"> Comfortable fit </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Great sound </div> <div class="field-item even"> Bundled, interchangeable cables </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Great value, sweet sound </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>When a pair of headphones receives five stars at &pound;130, then drops to &pound;50, you know you&rsquo;re on to a good thing. The K451s are light on your head, but sturdy enough to be stuffed in a bag. And they do a fantastic line in punchy, solid bass, rich and detailed vocals and clear, sweet-sounding treble. Want to know what they&rsquo;d taste like if they were 
a pudding? Delicious raspberry chocolate fondant, that&rsquo;s what.</p> <p>A foldable design for easy stowage, plus an additional cable that has volume controls and an in-line mic makes them suitable for mobile listening, too. If you like it loud, you won&#39;t be disappointed, and even at high volumes there&#39;s a surprising amount of control across the frequency spectrum. And don&#39;t worry - while the design makes them look open-backed they&#39;re actually closed, so your neighbours on the bus won&#39;t hear your Kylie Minogue tunes unless you pump them up to silly levels.</p> <p>In short, they&#39;re awesome. We loved them at &pound;130, so at &pound;50 they&#39;re an absolute steal. Buy a pair now - you really won&#39;t regret it.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/headphones/top-ten" target="_blank">The best headphones in the world right now</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="AKG K451" alt="AKG K451" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/AKG%20K451%202.jpg?1394634991" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Hi-fi for half a ton. 
A bit of a no-brainer</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/akg-k451/review#comments AKG Headphones K451 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:16:35 +0000 Tony Horgan 1433618 at http://www.stuff.tv Focal Spirit Classic http://www.stuff.tv/focal/focal-spirit-classic/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> France&#039;s solution for the hi-fi fan who wants a single pair of headphones to cover all occasions </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" alt="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Focal_Spirit_Classic_01.jpg?1394329666" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/tom-parsons" title="View user profile.">Tom Parsons</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>We could review a new pair of headphones every single day and never run out of models to test, so it takes something pretty special for us to take notice. These Focals are pretty special.</p> <p>The French company is aiming for the premium on-ear end of the headphone spectrum currently occupied by the likes of the excellent <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sennheiser-momentum/review" target="_blank">Sennheiser Momentums</a>. Can the Sprit Classics compete?</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £250.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Comfortable, noise-isolating fit </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sturdy and stylish </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Balanced, hi-fi-like sound quality </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not the bassiest around </div> <div class="field-item even"> A bit on the big side </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Spirited Build </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you haven&#39;t been clearing out the gadgets in your bag, bad news. The non-foldable headband makes this pair of cans something of a space hogger - it&#39;ll certainly get a bit crowded when you toss them in with all of your other gadgets, and this is not the sort of pair that will fit in your pocket. The earcups do swivel, but with a limited range that doesn&rsquo;t go beyond 45 degrees - it&rsquo;s for fit adjustment rather than packing.</p> <p>We&rsquo;ve been stretching and bending the headband a fair bit, and although we&rsquo;ve heard the odd, slightly worrying crack we&rsquo;ve not managed to break it yet. We reckon these headphones will handle a commuting life well, and the bundled microfibre pouch will also keep them safe from scratches.</p> <p>310g is far from lightweight, but your neck muscles are spared thanks to good distribution of the Focals&rsquo; mass. Just make sure you experiment with the fit a bit &ndash; we found loosening the headband a touch made them more comfortable without increasing the chances of them flying off during the regular bus-chase.</p> <p>And while the likes of Beats tend to bash your eyeballs with colour at the same time they bash your ears with bass, Focal has gone a similar route to Sennheiser with a very tasteful, bronze metal finish. If you&rsquo;re not an attention-craving footballer that should be just fine.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" alt="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Focal_Spirit_Classic_02.jpg?1394414882" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="567" height="425" title="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" alt="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Focal_Spirit_Classic_07.jpg?1394414882" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Connected ‘phones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Focal sees the Spirit Classics as multi-faceted &lsquo;phones, which is why you get two cables in the box &ndash; one 4m jobby for listening at home, and another with a mic and buttons for your mobile. A 3.5-6.3mm connector is also included so you can whack the headphones into that posh hi-fi you&rsquo;ve got.</p> <p>The inline control unit is of the one-button type, which means you won&rsquo;t be using it to control volume but also means it&rsquo;s compatible with way more phones than the three-button Apple-specific alternative. It took us a while to get used to its placement near the left earcup, but it does at least mean that it won&rsquo;t be lost in your clothes if you run your cable under your jumper. That&rsquo;s still what people do, isn&rsquo;t it?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" alt="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Focal_Spirit_Classic_04.jpg?1394414882" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="567" height="425" title="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" alt="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Focal_Spirit_Classic_09.jpg?1394414882" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Winner at home and away </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Focal&rsquo;s keen to push the Spirit Classics as Proper Hi-Fi, and sure enough, plug them into a proper stereo at home and they&rsquo;ll massage your ears into blissful enjoyment.</p> <p>But we think the portable performance is being downplayed. These are closed-back, so no-one&rsquo;s going to hear the Bieber you&rsquo;re secretly loving on the way to work, and the memory foam ear cups do a very good job of isolating the noise of your fellow commuters, too.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: looking for a high-end portable music player to go with your high-end headphones? <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/nwz-zx1-walkman/sony-nwz-zx1-high-resolution-walkman/review" target="_blank">Check out our Sony NWZ-ZX1 High Resolution Walkman review</a></strong></p> <p>This is a very hi-fi sound, but that&rsquo;s as valid when out and about as it is in your stereo dungeon at home. It&rsquo;s all about balance from top to bottom, really focused, detailed vocals, and dynamic swings from quiet to loud that really get the blood pumping.</p> <p>What they don&rsquo;t have is oodles of bass, but we&rsquo;ll take overall balance, precision and fluidity over Beats-like ear carnage any day of the week.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/music/30-greatest-audiophile-albums/feature" target="_blank">30 essential albums for audiophiles</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" alt="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Focal_Spirit_Classic_05.jpg?1394414882" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-title"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Focal Spirit Classic tech specs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-body-text"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Body Text:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Type</strong> - On-ear, closed-back</p> <p><strong>Detachable cable</strong>&nbsp;- yes</p> <p><strong>Cable length</strong> - 1.4m and 4m</p> <p><strong>Inline mic/remote</strong> - yes/one-button</p> <p><strong>Connector</strong> - 3.5mm, 6.3mm</p> <p><strong>Weight</strong> - 310g</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Focal Spirit Classic verdict </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you&rsquo;re after monster bass, you&rsquo;re looking in the wrong place. You&rsquo;re also missing out on large portions of your music as the low-end drowns out a whole bunch of the lovely mids and highs.</p> <p>That&rsquo;s what you&rsquo;ll get back with the Focal Spirit Classics &ndash; a high-end pair of cans for the hi-fi fan who wants one pair of headphones that&rsquo;s as happy at home as it is on the road.</p> <p>So why do they not make it into our <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/headphones/top-ten" target="_blank">Top 10</a>? Well, while the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sennheiser-momentum/review" target="_blank">Sennheiser Momentums</a> don&rsquo;t sound any better than the Focals, they are a touch lighter, smaller and (to our eyes) more stylish, and we think that matters to enough people for them to just edge it in a head-to-head.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s a mighty close call, though, and home listeners in particular should definitely give the Focals a go.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/headphones/top-ten" target="_blank">the Top 10 Best Headphones in the World right now</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" alt="Focal Spirit Classic headphone review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Focal_Spirit_Classic_06.jpg?1394414882" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> sound </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 9 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> design </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> build </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Hi-fi sonic sensibilities from a stylish pair of at-home or out-and-about cans</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/focal/focal-spirit-classic/review#comments Focal Headphones Spirit Classic Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:52:25 +0000 Tom Parsons 1432938 at http://www.stuff.tv Dash Smart Earphones are amazing wireless earbuds that track your fitness, too http://www.stuff.tv/wireless-headphones/dash-smart-earphones-are-amazing-wireless-earbuds-track-your-fitness-too/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cram technology in your lugholes: these headphones are an MP3 player, fitness tracker and Bluetooth headset all in one </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Dash Smart Earphones" alt="Dash Smart Earphones" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/the-dash-01.jpg?1392718549" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/stephen-graves" title="View user profile.">Stephen Graves</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>So it&#39;s a set of in-ear headphones. Impress me.&nbsp;</strong><br />The Dash earbuds are like something out of Star Trek. They&#39;re a set of wireless headphones that use Bluetooth 4.0 (with aptX) for streaming audio from your smartphone. And they pack 4GB of storage if you want to carry your music around without carting a phone about in your pocket. There&#39;s a touch-sensitive surface too, so you can control your music without faffing about with your phone.</p> <p><strong>Can I use them to make calls?&nbsp;</strong><br />Yup &ndash; there&#39;s an ear bone microphone for making calls, and a transparent audio feature for when you need to hear what&#39;s going on around you; when you&#39;re cycling or running, for instance.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>I&#39;m getting more intrigued.</strong><br />They&#39;re also a fitness tracker.</p> <p><strong>Wait, what? </strong><br />You heard us. The Dash tracks heart rate, oxygen saturation, pace, steps, cadence and distance, providing real-time feedback on your performance &ndash; and it doesn&#39;t need to be hooked up to your phone to do so. The Dash crams in an IR LED and optical sensor, 3-axis accelerometer, ambient mic and ear bone mic. And each bud contains a 100mAh battery, which should be good for three hours of use. And they&#39;re water resistant, too.</p> <p><strong>Blimey. Do they also make toast? </strong><br />No, but they does pretty much everything else. This could be the wonder wearable we&#39;ve been waiting for. The public thinks so too; Dash manufacturer&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bragi.com/" target="_blank">Bragi</a> has already raised US$412,000 on&nbsp;<a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hellobragi/the-dash-wireless-smart-in-ear-headphones" target="_blank">Kickstarter</a>, blasting through its US$260,000 goal with 47 days still to go. And if you get in early, you can net yourself a bargain; they&#39;re expected to go on sale for US$300, but early bird backers can snap up a set for US$200.</p> <p><strong>Okay, I&#39;m sold. Must Dash.&nbsp;</strong><br />Yes, you must.</p> <p>[<a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hellobragi/the-dash-wireless-smart-in-ear-headphones" target="_blank">Kickstarter</a> via <a href="http://techcrunch.com/2014/02/11/the-dash-builds-wearable-fitness-sensors-into-the-headphones-youre-using-anyway/" target="_blank">TechCrunch</a>]</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff" target="_blank">Click here for more amazing Hot Stuff&nbsp;</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/intel/ces-2014/intels-wearable-future-pulse-monitoring-headphones-charging-bowl-headset-thats-always" target="_blank">Intel&#39;s wearable future: pulse-monitoring headphones, a bowl that charges your gadgets and a watch that tells on your kids</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/yIOFcqKEz0k" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Dash Smart Earphones" alt="Dash Smart Earphones" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/the-dash-02.jpg?1392718549" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Dash Smart Earphones" alt="Dash Smart Earphones" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/the-dash-03.jpg?1392718549" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dash Smart Earbuds track your fitness </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-standfirst"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item standfirst:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The smart earbuds that track your fitness, too </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/wireless-headphones/dash-smart-earphones-are-amazing-wireless-earbuds-track-your-fitness-too/news#comments Headphones Hot Stuff Wearable tech Wireless headphones Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:54:27 +0000 Stephen Graves 1432330 at http://www.stuff.tv Sennheiser unveils Samsung Galaxy-friendly MM 30G headphones http://www.stuff.tv/sennheiser/ces-2014/sennheiser-unveils-samsung-galaxy-friendly-mm-30g-headphones/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New in-ear buds work like a dream with almost every Galaxy tablet and smartphone available </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Sennheiser unveils Samsung Galaxy-friendly MM 30G headphones" alt="Sennheiser unveils Samsung Galaxy-friendly MM 30G headphones" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Sennheisermm30G.jpg?1389496934" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sennheiser has launched several pairs of headphones that should make everyone sit up and take notice.</p> <p>First and foremost are the Sennheiser MM 30G earbuds, which have been designed specifically with the Samsung Galaxy range of smartphones and tablets in mind.</p> <p>The MM 30G feature a three-button remote control and in-line microphone, and unlike a lot of Android-compatible headphones they don&rsquo;t require the installation of an app to work &ndash; they offer full compatibility with any Galaxy smartphone and tablet from the S2 and later.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Building Momentum </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Also noteworthy are additions to the existing <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sennheiser-momentum/review">Sennheiser Momentum</a> range of retro-tinged cans. The over-the-ear Momentums will soon be available in a refined &ldquo;Ivory&rdquo; finish, while the on-ear range gets three new colours: Classic Brown, Intense Read and Glossy Black.</p> <p>[Via <a href="http://www.whathifi.com/news/sennheiser-launches-samsung-galaxy-friendly-earphones-and-more-momentum-colours">What Hi-Fi?</a>]</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2013/ces-2014-biggest-stories-so-far/feature" target="_blank">CES 2014 - the biggest news so far, live from Las Vegas</a></strong></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2014/2014-ces-hot-stuff-awards/feature">2014 CES Hot Stuff Awards - the 10 best launches from the show</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Momentum headphones in Ivory" alt="Momentum headphones in Ivory" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Momentum_Ivory_Isofront_EAC_RGB.jpg?1389496934" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sennheiser/ces-2014/sennheiser-unveils-samsung-galaxy-friendly-mm-30g-headphones/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CES 2014 Headphones Sennheiser Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:48:59 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1431116 at http://www.stuff.tv Philips cuts the cords with deluge of fresh wireless audio kit http://www.stuff.tv/philips/philips-cuts-cords-deluge-fresh-wireless-audio-kit/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Dutch company debuts new speakers and headphones galore at CES, most of them using Bluetooth for wire-free sound </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="E2 Fidelio Wireless Studio " alt="E2 Fidelio Wireless Studio " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Philips-Fidelio-E2_2.jpg?1389381819" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Good news, music fans: Philips has unveiled a bevy of new audio gear at CES, most of it wireless.</p> <p>The Dutch company kicked things off with the E2 Fidelio Wireless Studio speakers, an elegant pair of Bluetooth and aptX-equipped columns that can be painlessly paired with mobile devices via NFC. They also feature an HDMI connection, which means you can easily hook them up to home cinema or gaming sources. Look out for the E2 package in the spring, priced at around &pound;300.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Let&#039;s go outside </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Next up is the BR-1X speaker, a portable model designed for both in- and outdoor use (it features modes designed for both environments &ndash; indoor focusses on detail and clarity, outdoor on loudness). Each speaker comes with dual two-inch drivers, and you can daisy chain several of them together for a bigger sound. They&rsquo;ll be out from this month, priced at &pound;100 each.</p> <p>The final speaker, and the most portable of the lot, is the Dot. It&rsquo;s a palm-sized speaker that&rsquo;s battery-powered, ruggedised and splash-proof and can be turned off quickly by simply turning it upside down. Despite its dinky size, Philips claims it can pump out powerful audio, so all in all it sounds ideal for camping or beach trips. It&rsquo;s out in February, priced at &pound;60.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Philips BR-1X speaker" alt="Philips BR-1X speaker" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Philips-BR-1X-Khaki.jpg?1389381819" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Philips Dot speaker" alt="Philips Dot speaker" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Philips-Dot.jpg?1389381819" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Foldies or Frames? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Also announced today are two pairs of headphones: the Bluetooth-equipped Foldies (out April, &pound;100) and the Frames (out June, &pound;100-&pound;110 depending on finish). The Foldies are wireless and &ldquo;inspired by vintage road bikes&rdquo;, while the Frames are more lightweight. Both sets of cans fold up for easy storage and feature 40mm drivers.</p> <p>Look out for our reviews of Philips&#39; new generation of audio kit in the coming months.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2013/ces-2014-biggest-stories-so-far/feature" target="_blank">CES 2014 - the biggest news so far, live from Las Vegas</a></strong></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2014/2014-ces-hot-stuff-awards/feature">2014 CES Hot Stuff Awards - the 10 best launches from the show</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Philips Frames headphones" alt="Philips Frames headphones" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Philips-Citiscape-Frames-Headphones---tortishell.jpg?1389381819" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> CES 2014 Docks and Speakers Headphones Philips Wireless headphones Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:09:59 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1430981 at http://www.stuff.tv Intel's Smart Earbuds change the music when you're not working out hard enough http://www.stuff.tv/intel/intels-laziness-crushing-smart-earbuds-change-track-when-youre-not-working-out-hard-enough/new <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple and Android-friendly, Intel&#039;s pulse-monitoring headphones will get you running faster by automatically switching to a more energetic song </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Intel Smart Earbuds" alt="Intel Smart Earbuds" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/smart-earbuds-2.jpg?1389157352" /> </div> </div> </div> <p class="p1">Of Intel&#39;s <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/intel/ces-2014/intels-wearable-future-pulse-monitoring-headphones-charging-bowl-headset-thats-always">many intriguing wearable tech launches</a> yesterday, the Smart Earbuds piqued our interest the most.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/will-findlater" title="View user profile.">Will Findlater</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> They look like spaceships </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1">As reference designs, the Smart Earbuds are supposed to be used as a proof of concept for Intel&#39;s (as yet unannounced) partners to turn into saleable items. Which is a good thing, as we&#39;re not completely sold on the sci-fi looks.</p> <p class="p1">Still, the insides are clever. In the right earbud there&#39;s an optical heart rate monitor twinned with an accelerometer which normalises the data the HRM sends down the headphone cable to the phone. The whole setup uses just 0.5mW of electricity, which is apparently less than an in-line microphone.</p> <p class="p1">The Smart Earbuds will be compatible with any phone that can provide power via it headphone jack. We saw it working on an iPhone 5s and a Google Nexus 5, but most other modern smartphones will be supported.</p> <p class="p1">As for apps, Intel has designed its own for Android that analyses the beats per minute of the tracks in your playlists. If your heart rate is below your target during a workout, it&#39;ll select a new, faster track to spur you on.</p> <p class="p1">We also saw it working with RunKeeper on iOS, and Intel tells us that any app fitness could be made to work with them.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Intel Smart Earbuds Nexus 5" alt="Intel Smart Earbuds Nexus 5" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/smart-earbuds-nexus-5.jpg?1389157352" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Intel Smart Earbuds iPhone 5s" alt="Intel Smart Earbuds iPhone 5s" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/smart-earbuds-iphone.jpg?1389157352" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How do they sound? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1">We don&#39;t know - we weren&#39;t able to try them on. But at this stage sound quality&#39;s not the point - that&#39;s a quantity for Intel&#39;s partners to deal with.</p> <p class="p1">Pricing and availability is also understandably not yet available, but Smartbud-based designs will be on the market by the end of 2014. Good stuff.</p> <p class="p2"><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2013/ces-2014-biggest-stories-so-far/feature">CES 2014 - all the biggest news so far, live from Vegas</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Intel Smart Earbuds" alt="Intel Smart Earbuds" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/smart-earbud-1.jpg?1389157352" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Intel Smart Earbuds" alt="Intel Smart Earbuds" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/smart-earbuds-4.jpg?1389157352" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/intel/intels-laziness-crushing-smart-earbuds-change-track-when-youre-not-working-out-hard-enough/new" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/intel/intels-laziness-crushing-smart-earbuds-change-track-when-youre-not-working-out-hard-enough/new#comments Headphones Health and fitness Intel Wearable tech Wed, 08 Jan 2014 01:29:57 +0000 Will Findlater 1430910 at http://www.stuff.tv Intel's wearable future: pulse-monitoring headphones, a bowl that charges your gadgets and a watch that tells on your kids http://www.stuff.tv/intel/ces-2014/intels-wearable-future-pulse-monitoring-headphones-charging-bowl-headset-thats-always <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CEO Bryan Krzanich wants to make everything smart, starting with this little lot </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Intel&#039;s wearable future" alt="Intel&#039;s wearable future" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/intel-smart-headset.jpg?1389143798" /> </div> </div> </div> <p class="p1">Intel had a lot of announcements at CES today. Like, loads - including the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/intel/intel-reveals-realsense-tiny-kinect-camera-thatll-be-built-your-next-tablet-laptop-and-all-one" target="_blank">RealSense camera detailed here</a>.</p> <p class="p2">But it&#39;s the chipmeister&#39;s investment in wearable tech that&#39;s arguably its most compelling. It&#39;s crafted a selection of reference designs that it expects to be turned into finished, purchasable products by its partners before the close of 2014.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/will-findlater" title="View user profile.">Will Findlater</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Health-monitoring headphones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1">As part of its drive to make us feel wearable tech is indispensable, Intel had a good long think about how to augment the kit we already need rather than adding endlessly to our gadget arsenals. So, <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lg/ces-2014/lg-lifeband-touch-and-heartbeat-monitoring-earphones-land-ces/news" target="_blank">rather like LG earlier on in the day</a>&nbsp;(and Motorola before them, with its SF700s), it came up with the idea of Smart Earbuds - in-ear headphones with a built-in heart-rate monitor, removing the need for a separate fitness band.</p> <p class="p1">Unlike LG&#39;s design, these stereo earbuds don&#39;t require an external power source: they take power from the headphone jack, and feed realtime heart rate and pulse info to your phone&#39;s health monitoring app through the same interface. The Smart Earbuds will come with an app for creating and adapting workout regimes, but will be compatible with a number of existing fitness apps, too.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Intel Smart Earbuds" alt="Intel Smart Earbuds" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/intel-smart-earbuds.jpg?1389143798" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The headset that never stops listening </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In a similar way to the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/motorola-moto-x/review" target="_blank">Moto X</a>, Intel&#39;s Smart Headset adds a layer of Big Brother invasiveness to make your life that little bit easier. It&#39;s basically a Bluetooth headset that doesn&#39;t switch off, and relays your every command direct to a connected device. If you have a request to make of it, you call it by name (&quot;Hey, Jarvis&quot; in the demo, although Krzanich hinted that Apple&#39;s Siri would also work) and bark your requests in a natural-ish manner. Your connected smartphone, tablet or computer then deals with the request. Unless it&#39;s &quot;Please stop listening to me.&quot;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="Intel Smart Headset" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/intel-smart-headset.jpg?1389143798" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The bowl of power </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1">Now this is a good one. The Charging Bowl is 10in in diameter and allows you to charge up multiple devices simultaneously by dropping them into it. Although not strictly wearable (it might make a nice hat, mind you), Intel reasons that you&#39;re more likely to use wearable gadgets if charging them is totally effortless.</p> <p class="p1">It uses the nascent A4WP specification for inductive charging (<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/why-it-s-time-get-pumped-about-wireless-charging/feature" target="_blank">sorry Qi fans</a>), and seems much more logical than buying yourself a bunch of single-device charging pads.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Intel Charging Bowl" alt="Intel Charging Bowl" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/intel-charging-bowl.jpg?1389143798" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The watch that watches </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1">Intel&#39;s reference smartwatch design is a lot like the competition - it&#39;s pretty fat, and pretty ugly - but it differs in that it has its own built-in connectivity, which means it doesn&#39;t need to be paired with a smartphone to operate.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p2"><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/smart-watches-dont-need-be-smartphones/feature" target="_blank">Now, we&#39;re not all convinced that a watch with its own SIM card is a good idea</a>. Krzanich didn&#39;t go into detail about whether the watch can be paired with a companion device to provide control and notifications, or indeed whether it could make phone calls. Instead he focused on one capability: geo-fencing, which allows the watch to send notifications out based on location. So, put one on your progeny&#39;s wrist (or, why not, ankle) and it&#39;ll tell you when she&#39;s gone to That Boy&#39;s house.</p> <p class="p2">There&#39;s much more that can be done with geofencing, of course - so we will watch this one with interest, and bring you a hands-on from the show floor this week.</p> <p class="p2">For now, why not check out <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2013/ces-2014-biggest-stories-so-far/feature" target="_blank">CES 2014 - all the big news so far</a>?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/intel/ces-2014/intels-wearable-future-pulse-monitoring-headphones-charging-bowl-headset-thats-always#comments CES 2014 Headphones Health and fitness Intel Wearable tech Tue, 07 Jan 2014 06:48:04 +0000 Will Findlater 1430838 at http://www.stuff.tv Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air http://www.stuff.tv/apple/ultimate-setup-apple-ipad-air/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Here&#039;s all the gear you need to get more out of your skinny new tablet </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="940" height="705" title="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" alt="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Apple-iPad-Air-review-lockscreen%20%281%29_1.png?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>You&#39;ve got your svelte new <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-ipad-5/review" target="_blank">iPad Air</a>, marvelled at its sleek design, loaded up your apps and wrapped it up in&nbsp;cotton&nbsp;wool to protect its aluminium rear. Now what?</p> <p>Why, you shower it with accessories of course.&nbsp;Here are a few we&#39;ve rounded up to protect and enhance Apple&#39;s latest iSlate:</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Targus Versavu Rotating Case for iPad Air (£45) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Targus Versavu combines a full-body case with a rotatable stand that&#39;ll prop the Air up in both landscape and portrait orientations. A hard back shell will protect it from any nasty drops while the soft inner lining of the front cover should protect the screen from scratches.</p> <p><a href="http://www.johnlewis.com/targus-versavu-rotating-case-for-ipad-air-black/p823071?kpid=232406658&amp;s_kenid=736365bc-5ad1-c7e8-fb15-00001f78a851&amp;s_kwcid=ppc_pla&amp;tmad=c&amp;tmcampid=73" target="_blank">johnlewis.co.uk</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1074" height="806" title="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" alt="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/targus-ipad-air-case.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Anker Astro Pro2 external battery power Pack (£70) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This huge 20,000mAh battery pack has enough juice in it to charge a laptop, so it should handle the Air with ease once its 10-hour battery has given up and gone to bed. Ideal for festivals and long flights, you&#39;ll never be left wanting for a plug socket again. Just remember to give those peepers a break every few hours or so eh? Square eyes and all that.</p> <p><a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/20000mAh-Ultra-High-Multi-Voltage-Notebooks-Compatible/dp/B00BUJCMUQ" target="_blank">amazon.co.uk</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="605" height="454" title="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" alt="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/anker-pro-2.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Griffin Survivor for iPad Air (US$80) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Griffin&#39;s rugged shatter-resistant polycarbonate case will happily protect your precious iPad Air from nasty drops, British downpours, dirt, sand and more, thanks to its built-in screen protector and hinged plugs which cover up all of the Air&#39;s buttons and ports when not in use. Definitely one for sporty and/or clumsy gadgeteers, it&#39;ll be available in the UK from 11 November.</p> <p><a href="http://store.griffintechnology.com/survivor-for-ipad-air" target="_blank">griffintechnology.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="568" height="426" title="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" alt="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/griffin-survivor-ipad-air.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wacom Bamboo Solo stylus (£17) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Wacom&#39;s squidgy rubber-tipped stylus is responsive and well-suited to doodling and writing alike, while its heavy, solid metal finish is a worthy partner to the iPad Air&#39;s own premium build. The rubber nib is also replaceable, saving you from having to buy a new stylus after wear and tear kicks in. Fruit Ninja Marathons are taxing, after all.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wacom.com/en/gb/everyday/bamboo-stylus-solo" target="_blank">wacom.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/wacom-bamboo-stylus-new.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Belkin storage cover (£30) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This case&#39;s soft inner lining will treat your iPad Air&#39;s beautiful aluminium build with the love and care it deserves, while its integrated expandable pocket will store your headphones, stylus and other bits and bobs. Who&#39;s neat and organised now? You are, that&#39;s who.</p> <p><a href="http://www.belkin.com/uk/F7N074/p/P-F7N074%3Bjsessionid=72C3DA6CB723FAB79301B6DC0A413DBC/" target="_blank">belkin.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="635" height="476" title="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" alt="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/belkin-ipad-aor-case.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seagate Wireless Plus 1TB hard drive (£150) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has already <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-co-founder-steve-wozniak-won-t-be-buying-ipad-air/news" target="_blank">expressed his disappointment</a> with the storage space available in the iPad Air, stating that 128GB just wouldn&#39;t cut it for his vast media collection. If you&#39;re in the same boat then this portable 1TB hard drive is the answer. It&#39;s got more than enough space for even the heaviest media addicts and it can stream content up to eight different devices simulataneously via Wi-Fi.</p> <p><a href="http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computing-accessories/data-storage/portable-external-hard-drives/seagate-wireless-plus-portable-hard-drive-1-tb-black-21248452-pdt.html#longDesc" target="_blank">currys.co.uk</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" alt="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/seagate-wireless.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio (£90) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Logitech&#39;s keyboard case will transform the Air from a casual media consumption machine to a genuine workhouse. Apart from its standard keyboard (which trounces the Air&#39;s onscreen offering) its water-resistant material offers protection on all sides and it&#39;ll last a generous three months on a single charge</p> <p><a href="http://www.logitech.com/en-gb/product/ultrathin-keyboard-folio-for-ipad?crid=1539" target="_blank">logitech.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" title="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" alt="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logitech-ipad-air-keyboard-folio.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iRig Pro (£120) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The portable battery-powered iRig pro is a fitting way to celebrate the iPad Air&#39;s 64-bit A7 processor, which has bumped up the maximum amount of tracks in GarageBand up to 32. Its MIDI input supports keyboards, pads and controllers and its audio and MIDI inputs can be used simultaneously along with effects pedals for even more control. Musical talent not included.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irigpro/" target="_blank">ikmultimedia.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" alt="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/i-rig-pro.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200 (£430) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This big and powerful wireless speaker packs in Bluetooth as well as Airplay, meaning it&#39;ll play nice with nearly every single device you throw at it. From iPads to laptops, Android and Windows Phone 8 devices, there&#39;s almost nothing it won&#39;t shake hands with. Once you&#39;ve connected your Air up to it you&#39;ll enjoy detailed, open sound with punchy, room-filling bass.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/like/141054351494?lpid=83&amp;device=c&amp;adtype=pla&amp;crdt=0&amp;ff3=1&amp;ff11=ICEP3.0.0&amp;ff12=67&amp;ff13=80&amp;ff14=83" target="_blank">ebay.co.uk (richersounds)</a> <a href="http://www.whathifi.com/review/cambridge-audio-minx-air-200" target="_blank">What Hi-Fi review</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="553" height="415" title="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" alt="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/cambridge-audio-minx-air-2.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-9"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Philips M1BT Bluetooth headphones (£238) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Philips&#39; new cans sound as good as they look, thanks to their dark blue faux-leather lining and built in controls, and they&#39;re wireless too, meaning no annoying cables to get caught in train doors. It&#39;s got two built-in mics for clear FaceTime nattering and a cable for when the rechargeable battery runs out too.</p> <p><a href="http://www.philips-shop.co.uk/store/catalog/headphones/headband/fidelio-dark-blue/productdetail/M1BTBL_00_GB_SHOPPUB/GB/en?active_tab=photos&amp;view=photo#productDetailtabs" target="_blank">philips-shop.co.uk</a> &nbsp;<a href="http://www.whathifi.com/review/philips-m1bt" target="_blank">What Hi-Fi review</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="883" height="662" title="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" alt="Ultimate setup: Apple iPad Air" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/philips-fidelio-headphones.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-10"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dekke Slope stand (US$48) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This impressively minimalist aluminium stand will complement your shiny new iPad nicely&nbsp;&ndash; it uses two nanofoam pads covered with microscopic air pockets that use suction to hold your iPad in place. And because it holds the iPad at the back, it means you&#39;re free to admire its lines, unblemished by grips and attachments. Lovely.</p> <p><a href="http://dekke.net/slope.html" target="_blank">dekke.net</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Dekke Slope stand" alt="Dekke Slope stand" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/dekke-slope.jpg?1388229196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/ultimate-setup-apple-ipad-air/feature#comments Apple Headphones iPad Air Sat, 28 Dec 2013 11:13:19 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1428718 at http://www.stuff.tv