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SV Staff Posted: Oct 04, 2010 0 comments
High-end headphone company Ultrasone has unveiled its newest headphones, the Edition 10 open-back headphones. The best word to describe them would be "opulent." They have titanium bodies, Zebrano wood inlays, and Ethiopian sheepskin ear cups. They...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 24, 2010 0 comments
If you like your headphones German, shiny, and really expensive, Ultrasone has the pair for you. The company is shipping its Edition 8 Palladium headphones to North America, giving American audiophiles a chance to get their hands on (according to...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 13, 2009 0 comments
The Ultrasone Edition 9s were incredible. They looked, sounded and fit like a pair of ultra-expensive headphones should. The Edition 8 phones replace the Edition 9s at the top of the Ultrasone totem pole, boasting upgrades like ear cups covered in...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 06, 2009 0 comments
Headphone maker Ultrasone has just unveiled its newest flagship model, the HFI-2400. The new headphones feature 40mm gold-plated drivers, an open-backed design, and a relatively hefty price tag. Besides its attractive design, the HFI-2400...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 06, 2008 0 comments
One of the most fascinating facts I learned in college was that microphones and loudspeakers are really physically the same. Well, you know those parabolic microphones you see on the sidelines of football games? You know, the ones that look like...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 14, 2007 0 comments
As a follow-up to Ken Pohlmann's story on Apple and EMI vs. DRM: The Universal Music Group has announced that it, too, will begin selling its catalog online without Digital Rights Management. However, Universal won't be making its entire catalog...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 17, 2008 0 comments
"Ladies and gentlemen, we've reached a cruising altitude of 10,000 feet, and the captain has turned off the fasten seatbelt sign. You are free to use personal electronic devices at this time, and feel free to plug in your iPod or iPhone into...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 21, 2009 0 comments
I love gadgets of all kinds, but there has been more than one occasion where I wanted to slap the phone out of someone's hand for taking it out during a movie. After the release of Fast & Furious on Blu-ray on July 28, iPhone users will...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 27, 2008 0 comments
Universal Studios is betting that Wanted  is going to be the Blu-ray release that's going to explode the Blu-ray business. Universal's Craig Kornblau has been quoted as saying, "What The Matrix did for DVD, Wanted could do for...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 12, 2007 0 comments
Monday, Monday / Entrust that date: Comes word this morning (at 6:03 a.m., to be exact) that the regular CD of Radiohead's In Rainbows will now be released on January 2, 2008. (See my post immediately below.) The parent label is indeed the ATO...


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