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Today in Gear: March 12, 2014

Today in Gear, we look at quality headphones on a budget, a craft beer drinking app, biological shoes, a magnetic case for your iPad mini, shoe horns and more.

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Today in Gear: May 6, 2013

Rapha & Braeburn Cycling Apparel Designer Christopher Braeburn and his brother Graeme’s three-piece spring line for cycling apparel king Rapha is well tailored and modern to a T. The lightweight shell jacket, merino henley and cycle-centric jeans are England-made and look sharp anywhere. rapha.cc (★) RAWBKNY Wooden Keys Getting that self-aware feeling that your Apple…

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Denon Cocoon

The high-end speaker dock pool, already swimming with the likes of the B&W Zeppelin, B&O BeoSound 8, and the Bose SoundDock 10, just got more crowded with Denon’s Cocoon diving in. The Cocoon, available in home or portable models, represents Denon’s late foray into the iDevice market — while they have fielded systems with docks,…

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Headed Up

Denon AH-D7100 Artisan Headphones

Whether your music tastes run to Mahler, Parker, Bowie, or Phoenix, the right set of cans will make the experience more enjoyable. Initial reports suggest that Denon’s recently announced flagship AH-D7100 Artisan headphones are the best over ear offering to date from the lauded audio company — even surpassing the venerable AH-D7000s. Interestingly enough, the…

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All Together Now

Denon AVR-3312CI

Network-ready A/V components have been around for a few years now, but most fail to do much more than provide awkward interfaces for streaming video and music services – hardly a compelling ‘integrated’ experience. But Denon, long hailed in Japan and abroad for a history of audio innovation that stretches back over 100 years, is…

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Solid Wood Performance

Denon AH-D5000 Reference Headphones

The sealed-back Denon AH-D5000 headphones have been long known for their performance with a signature warm, lush mid-range and fantastic bass. The real mahogany wood-back ear cups are rare in the metal/plastic laden world of headphones (though we’ve seen some great alternatives exist). It’s a headphone befitting of the 100-year old Japanese audio company and…

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Denon DVD-A1UD

A Universal Disc Player Fit for a King Home theater enthusiasts can finally stop complaining about needing multiple components for all their disc-based media. That’s because Denon has finally released the DVD-A1UD universal disc player. It’s called universal because, along with playing Blu-ray and up converting DVDs, the device is also compatible with the more…