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Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless Review

Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless Review
News from Digital Trends:

Wires are slowly but surely disappearing from headphones, with a number of manufacturers now getting into the act, stripping them off and going naked with their cans.

For Sennheiser, the Urbanite XL Wireless are designed to appeal to a wider array of users who like moving around untethered, including the younger set that wants a mix of flair and fidelity leaning on the bass side of the equalizer.

Catching the attention of those users has been the company’s challenge, despite coming to market with products that perform better than those flashier competitors youngsters show off so ubiquitously. The Urbanite XL Wireless isn’t the new kid on the block, since it sports the same look, but it stands out because it belts out great sound without dangling wires anywhere. But can these cans perform?

Out of the box

If you’ve owned a pair of Sennheiser headphones before, you won’t be surprised at the nifty packaging used here. Lifting up the box lid reveals the folded headphones, perfectly nestled into contoured foam. In a slot underneath, we found the microUSB cable, 3.5mm flat headphone cable with playback controls, and a quick start guide. There’s also a thin felt case for covering the headphones, though they offer no real protection.

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NBN Co to trial faster fixed wireless in May
News from ZDNet:

Summary:NBN users in regional areas are set to get faster speeds on the fixed-wireless network, with a trial of up to 50Mbps download speeds to take place in May.

Customers on fixed-wireless services on the National Broadband Network (NBN) will soon be able to trial 50Mbps down, 20Mbps up speeds on the long-term evolution (LTE) network, Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced.

Close to two years after NBN Co began offering 25Mbps download speeds on the network, the company is set to double the download speeds, commencing a trial in May for customers already connected to the network on a 25Mbps plan to get up to 50Mbps download speeds, and up to 20Mbps upload speeds.

“This pilot will be available to all customers on the 25Mbps,” Turnbull announced at the CommsDay Summit in Sydney on Monday.

“The commercial launch is planned for late 2015.”

In March, NBN Co and Ericsson announced a successful trial of 50Mbps download speeds on the f…………… continues on ZDNet

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