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The Top 7 Headphones List!

The Top 7 Headphones List!

One of the most common "Non-ModMic" questions we get is what headphones to pair with the ModMic. The problem with having a simple answer comes down to the multitude of follow up questions we always have to ask. What's your budget? What's your intended use? The ModMic works with just about everything, so the possibilities are both endless and subjective! So, as a fun activity, we sent James into the wild world of internet forums to scour trusted sources for the most frequently recommended headphones from other people. The ones that appeared most often made our list, and then we broke...

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Introducing the HIFIMAN Edition S

Introducing the HIFIMAN Edition S

The newest addition to the Antlion headphone offering is the Hifiman Edition S. Of course if we get a new pair of headphones I have to play with them a little. Unlike most Hifiman headphones, the Edition S comes with a dynamic driver instead of their trademark planar drivers, allowing them to come in at a modest $250 price point making them one of the most affordable in their line. I wanted to compare these to another set of headphones in the same price range, but I can't find a pair that can stack up. The Edition S performs well...

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Antlion Goes Hands on with the HTC Vive

Antlion Goes Hands on with the HTC Vive

  It’s hard to put into words, or even capture with a video, the experience you get slipping on the HTC Vive. Even the most rudimentary of tasks become a full submersion experience; from changing the song to, starting the next game, the Vive delivers a mind blowing glimpse into the future of VR. I want to give you all my best shot at explaining my personal Vive experience so I’ll start from the beginning. The setup process for the Vive is both fairly straight forward and interactive. HTC and Steam together provide a great tutorial for linking your controllers...

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What was that sound behind me? Audio in Virtual Reality.

What was that sound behind me? Audio in Virtual Reality.

Sony announced their entry into the world of Virtual Reality gaming devices this week, with plans for their Playstation VR Headset to become available for pre-order on Tuesday, March 29. About a dozen different VR headsets are currently on the market, all with wildly varied pros, cons, and price points. Choosing which VR solution is right for you and your budget can already seem daunting given all the options in a relatively new category, but there's another aspect of the VR experience that you may not have considered yet: immersive VR audio. The Sony Playstation VR and the Oculus Rift include their own removable...

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