iPhone Lightning Headphones Reviewed


Audeze Sine

Audeze Sine & iSINE Lightning Headphones Are Au-mazing

“The Sine’s Are An Absolute Game Changer” To say that the Audeze Sine lightning headphones have attracted a whole heap of praise from influential tech reviewers would be a serious understatement. Literally EVERYONE is raving about these new lightning-compatible “king cans”. PC Mag have heralded them as “powerful, vibrant, balanced, stylish and comfortable”, while Metal-Fi, called them “outstanding” and Digital

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Libratone Q Adapt On-ear Headphones Overview

Wait, Who Are Libratone? The Libratone mission is to liberate sound – a brand that’s defined by its slogan to “Adjust the world to your music”; following a number of audio products that have won them awards and grabbed them plenty of attention, they’re now moving into the realm of personal audio. The brand new, Bluetooth Q Adapt earphones are

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New Lightning to 2.5mm Adapters for Popular Headphone Models

While we here at Lightning Cans are much more excited about the new headphones models coming out specifically designed to take full advantage of the powered lightning connector, like the affordable Philips Fidelio or stellar Audeze Sine’s. These types of headphones were designed from the outset to capitalize on the power supplied through the lightning connector by integrating amplifiers, DACs

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AKG Courts iPhone Users with the N20LT

When Big News Getting Little Coverage: New Lightning Earphones CES, massive, exciting, crowded, a deluge of information all at once. With so much going on, and so many new products being released by so many different manufacturers, sometimes big things can get lost in all the noise. For example, we mentioned recently that audiophile in-ear monitor maker Shure dropped a

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You Can Now Plug Shure Earbuds Directly Into Lightning Devices

Well, CES is underway and as we predicted, some big name, high end headphone manufacturers are coming out swinging with new cable types designed to accommodate the masses of Apple users out there. The reasons big name brands are going out of their way to make Lightning-connected cables and devices are simple. A Cable Revolution is Underfoot First, the all-digital

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Finally, a Lightning Cable for Bose Headphones

Now you can finally connect your trusty Bose headphones to your brand new iPhone 11! or iPad Pro No, Bose has not released a pair of lightning cable headphones. Yes, this is surprising, especially seeing how the Bose 700 redesigned flagship model JUST came out, but alas, all that comes with the headphones is a standard 3.5mm audio jack.. which

P9 signature carrying case

Do the Bowers and Wilkins P9 Signature Reign Supreme?

A Challenger to the Thrown of Premium Lightning Headsets has Finally Arrived Last Updated: January 2019 We don’t want to beat a dead horse to death, but hey, a lame horse is of no good use to anyone, so we’ll say it one more time: Lightning powered headphones are AMAZING! We’re seeing things never before done, such as incorporating DAC

Spigen headphones

Spigen Launches Earbuds that Look Just Like Other Lightning Earbuds

Spigen, the iPhone accessory giant that has made a name for itself with it’s wide variety of quality and affordable smartphone cases has entered the electronics market. This was a bit of a surprise to some, but really shouldn’t be as Spigen has dabbled in things like Apple Watch stands and a battery bank with a built-in LED flashlight. Now

24hour earbuds reviewed

Top 3 Worst Lightning Earbuds to Avoid Buying

We’ve already reviewed some of the leading headsets currently on the market that come with Lightning cables standard, from cheaper earbud options to high end over-ear audiophile options. As of publication, there are currently FANTASTIC options available from JBL, Audeze, Philips and Sony. We’re also expecting exciting things from Libratone very soon as well. The Good, The Bad, and the

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Lightning Coming to Audiophiles in 2020

There has been a lot of hype about the headphone-jack-less iPhone 7 and speculation it is a minimalist trend that will continue to grow, both inside Apple’s ecosystem and in the PC/Android world as well with the proliferation of the USB-C type connector. Samsung has been widely reported to have been working on their own connector type to replace the

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Throw Away Your Adapter and Power Bank and Get This Instead

Unfortunately, there has yet to be a massive release of Lightning equipped high-end audio headsets to compliment the all-Lightning iPhone 7. So far, music aficionados have pretty much just the Philips Fidelio, Audeze EL-8 Titanium and Audeze Sine to choose from in terms of anything that comes close to audiophile quality. If none of those suit your fancy or you’re

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Best Noise Cancelling Earbuds Reviewed

Noise cancelling, when it works well it seems to be something akin to magic. For anyone who has tried sound cancelling headphones and then tried to switch back to regular headphones you know it’s like trying to go from Blu-ray back to VHS quality. Yeah, noise cancelling earphones are that awesome. 2 Main Types of Sound Cancelling First off, not

Fidelios reviewed

Philips Fidelio M2L/27 Lightning Headphones Reviewed

So Apple finally did away with the 3.5mm jack, much to the outrage of the masses. However, just like Blu-ray and CD’s before it, people are slowly realizing and embracing the new possibilities of the new tech, including yourself. Undoubtably you are searching for Fidelio M2L/27 information because you’ve made the correct decision in upgrading to the iPhone 7 and


3 Creative Uses for your Old Outdated Headphones

Alright, that title was a little harsh, but seriously.. The Lightning cable slash USB-C slash Bluetooth era is officially upon us. With Samsung announcing the development of their own proprietary connector for headphones, it seems quite certain that everyone’s old headphones will become redundant. You are super excited about your new iPhone 7/7 Plus and love how thin and sleek

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3 Ways Listen to Music while Charging an iPhone 7

Dropping a headphone jack has been a massive event. Not only is requiring users to listen to music via a Lightning port controversial, but it also creates a problem many power-users immediately recognized; how can I listen to music and charge my phone at the same time? Some may say this is a foolish question. I mean, when you’re out