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Beats By Dre Studio Wireless vs. SOL REPUBLIC Tracks AIR: Spend Less or More?

If you noticed going out of 2013 and coming into 2014, there has been an emergence of wireless or rather bluetooth headphones. Some companies have already established their wireless branding such as Beats by Dre with their Studio Wireless(which recently received a refresh) and the ever-expanding, growing headphone company SOL REPUBLIC with their Tracks AIR wireless. Why choose a battle between these two? They hold their own in their respective areas with Beats By Dre with their global...

Wireless sound with TRACKS AIR headphones from SOL REPUBLIC

By Tyler, editor and reviewerWho doesn’t like a good, quality surround sound that makes music and movies come alive? Someone whose movie room shares a wall with a baby’s room, that’s who. This is the problem with our entertainment room, designed for movies and thumping sound, but that just so happens to be located right next to our son’s bedroom. These days, the only thing playing at Rave Central theater is children’s movie matinees in between nap and bedtime. It’s a sad fate for a room with...

Sol Republic Tracks Air: Sweet Bluetooth Headphones at a Nice Price

A good pair of on-ear Bluetooth headphones is surprisingly more expensive than you want it to be. Tack $100-$150 onto the price you'd ordinarily pay for a certain level of quality, and that's the price you're going to pay for Bluetooth. And yet Sol Republic's excellent, budget-friendly Tracks headphones, liberated from their wires, come at a price that seems downright reasonable.The Best Bluetooth Headphones for Less Than $500The Best Bluetooth Headphones for Less Than $500The Best Bluetooth...

Tracks Air Bluetooth headphones by Motorola and SOL Republic can pair with two devices at once

We've seen plenty of Bluetooth hardware with dual modes, dual channels, dual mics and even dual sub-woofers, but dual device connectivity? That's a little less common. It's a feature on the new Tracks Air headset from Motorola and SOL Republic, and it means you can listen to music or a movie on your tablet while still being able to receive a call from your mobile, rather than being forced to pair with just one or the other. Tracks Air cans won't come cheap, at $200, but they'll bring a bunch...