Headphones News

Sennheiser Releases 7 New iPhone Friendly Headphones

Sennheiser new headphonesAn Apple (iPhone) a day keeps the doctor away...and Sennheiser had been missing in action for way too long in the game of Apple friendly headphones.

This time it really looks like they decided to fix the issue for good, by releasing not one, not two...but seven (7!) new Apple friendly headphones.

Each of the headphones in this army is actually the repurposing of an already existing model in Sennheiser product line, by adding the famous official Apple 3 button remote.

This small cable remote includes a mic, volume up/down buttons, and track play/pause/skip buttons. It allows to answer phone calls while pausing audio playback, and it is capable to fully take advantage of the latest iPhone and iPod playback related features such as VoiceOver and VoiceControl.
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Shure Releases New SE535 and SE425 High End In Ear Headphones

Are the top in-ear headphones going to get even better?

Shure announced at CES 2010 back in January two new models of their high end in-ear headphones.

These new headphones are the Shure SE425, replacement of the Shure SE420, and the new flagship model Shure SE535, replacement of the glorious Shure SE530.

The new Shure SE535 sell for an MSRP of $549.99, while the SE425 go for $399.99. Both can be bought for a a lower street price though.

Click here to buy now the Shure SE535, or here to buy the SE425.

So, what’s new in these new jewels?

The main new feature is detachable cables. Yes. The main complaint we had expressed in our review of the Shure SE530 was cables. The Shure SE530 have a modular cable system that ends up being clumsy. Most importantly the SE530 cable does not appear to be super resistant as one would expect from a high end set of headphones of this class. There have been cases of users where their SE530 cables started to break, at the point of connection with the earbuds, after a few years of intense daily use.
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