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Built on the premise that the way most of us experience music today is lacking a certain “in the room” feeling, the Billie Amp—named after jazz icon Billie Holiday—from Heaven 11 Audio combines the analog warmth of an old school tube amp with the digital precision of modern technology. Underneath the seriously svelte hood you’ll find a Bang & Olufsen Class D Icepower amp with 250W of power, matched JJECC99 Tubes (technically, these stick out the top) a hi-res ESS Sabre DAC and inputs for all your devices (including a dedicated one for turntables and aptX Bluetooth). Each amp is built with components from suppliers within 50 miles of Montreal and will be backed by a 5 year warranty. The only real issue with the hybrid Billie Amp is that it’s going to make the rest of your living room look bad.

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AirPods, Apple’s popular wireless headphones, get a fresh look thanks to BlackPods, a company that paints real Apple AirPods using a proprietary painting and finishing process. Available in matte black, space gray or high-gloss black finish, each pair is hand-finished and tested. Whether you’re sending in yours or ordering new, combining the flexibility of wireless headphones with the sleek and luxurious BlackPods look will make plain old white AirPods seem boring by comparison. Better yet, BlackPods gives you $30 off your order by joining their e-mail list. It’s time to upgrade.