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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 17, 2016 14 comments

Personally, I hate CES. Professionally—and I don't enjoy admitting this to myself—it's pretty awesome.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 16, 2016 2 comments

I thought long and hard trying to predict what Sennheiser might do this year. This wasn't on my list.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 16, 2016 6 comments

Full disclosure: I current have four t-shirts and three beer coozies I've gotten for free at the Manley Labs room at shows over the years. Also, I think EveAnna rocks.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 15, 2016 5 comments

Bill Leebens, of PS Audio, had been bugging me to visit Warwick during the show. Unfortunately, their precise location wouldn't be known until the show actually started. I kind forgot about it, and then I bumped into Bill in a Venetian hallway.

"Oh! Tyll! You gotta hear this. Come with me."

Boy, am I glad I did.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 15, 2016 3 comments

At over a decade in the making, it was great to finally see HiFiMAN's new electrostatic headphones.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 15, 2016 2 comments

While on a special visit to Audeze about a year ago to do some research for this article, I got the chance to listen to some prototypes of the Sine headphones.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 14, 2016 3 comments

It's not much bigger than a nice deli sandwich, but it contains what amounts to an entire computer network streaming stereo sans speakers.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 14, 2016 3 comments

A perfect example of why it's important to keep an open mind...and ears.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 14, 2016 4 comments

Beats and Bose own the lion's share of the premium (+$100) U.S. headphone market. Care to guess who's third?

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 13, 2016 0 comments

"Wearables" are things like smart watches that let you answer your cellphone, or shoes that count your steps; "hearables" are smart headphones that track fitness stats, allow you to answer you phone with a nod of the head, and, of course, let you play music. The Bragi Dash gets to brag it's the world's first wireless smart earphone...but it won't be the last.

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