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Impression PI is the fashionable VR headset

It was bound to happen. With the boom on VR-slash-AR (virtual/augmented reality) headsets still going on, somebody was bound to think, “Well, let’s make one that looks good on you.” This is the Impression PI project, up on Kickstarter and has taken in more than twice its funding target already. The project has made sure it’s less bulky than other VR headsets out there, so it has that going for them. Let’s take a look.

Valve and HTC’s VIVE VR headset going out free to developers

As more and more people are jumping into the VR (virtual reality) bandwagon and the market becomes more and more saturated, companies are looking for ways to leverage their products more. HTC and Valve’s VIVE VR headset are certainly among the frontrunners of the VR race, considering the positive reviews they got after their MWC 2015 launch. Valve and HTC are now hoping to leverage on game and app developers, giving them a free taste of the VIVE headset.

CMOAR Virtual Reality headset launches on Kickstarter

And on we go with the virtual reality (VR) bandwagon, with moar and moar (sorry, couldn’t help it) outfits jumping on and giving the world what it thinks should be the best VR headset. CMOAR (“see more”, geddit?) just got their VR headset accepted at Kickstarter and at time of writing, it’s fully crowd-funded. Let’s see what they got.

Magzet to reinvent the audio jack using magnets

Don't you just hate it when you're intently listening to your music while walking on your treadmill, when suddenly, something startles you and you pull your earphones and your phone drops onto a hard surface? Or you're playing a game on your laptop, your phone rings, and you hurriedly unplug your earphones from your laptop, only to have the audio jack stuck or damaged? A new Kickstarter project wants to bring a solution to problems like that, using the powers of magnets.

Griffin unveils new audio products at CES 2015

One of the top mobile accessories maker, Griffin, is showing off new products at this week's CES 2016 tech event in Las Vegas. Newly introduced are new audio products: the iTrip Aux Bluetooth,iTrip AUX AutoPilot, and the Twenty Digital Audio Amplifier. The popular accessories manufacturer is showcasing these products before they will be released in the market. We don't know when these new Griffin products will start shipping though.

Say goodbye to tangles with Active Wrap Headphones [DEALS]

Next to terrible audio output, tangled earphone wires can totally ruin the mood and experience of an otherwise beautiful and perhaps beautifully timed track. If you find yourself wrestling with wires more than actually listening to the tunes that come out from them, then the SPBEAT9 Active Wrap Headphones might be heaven sent for you. And at a sweet 51 percent discount from Android Community Deals, you might very well feel like floating in audio heaven while your feet hit the pavement.

Bose unveils ‘colorful’ Bluetooth speakers, on-ear headset

Bose, known worldwide as very competent audio device manufacturers, have been on a roll in terms of launching products lately. This time they took the wraps off the Soundlink Color speakers which seems to be their most affordable Bluetooth speaker yet. They are launching that together with the Soundlink On-ear Bluetooth headphones, their first try at on-ear Bluetooth headsets.
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