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Koss Striva Wireless Earphones

on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

From Koss, the Striva offers an ultra compact WiFi earpiece solution. Using WiFi (not Bluetooth), the earpieces can be used to stream internet radio stations directly to the headphones, using the Content Access Point (CAP) stream from you smartphone, tablet or MP3 player.  Or you can use them as standard headphones by plugging them into anyRead More…

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Plantronics Backbeat Go – Tiny Bluetooth Headphones

on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Small and light in-ear isolation headphones with Bluetooth connectivity, the  Backbeat Go from Plantronics weigh in at only 13 grams. Charging via micro-USB, the headphones will give approximately 4.5 hours of sound, and there’s even a battery power indicator on your iPhone or iPad or Android 3.0/4.0 devices. Included are three sizes of cushioned eartips and two stabilizersRead More…

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Kidz Gear Volume Limit Headphones for Apple Devices

on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

We’ve told you before about Kidz Gear volume-limiting headphones designed for kids, and now we have the Kidz Gear Volume Limit Headphones for Apple Products to tell you about.  These headphones are designed to fit children’s smaller heads, and they have the KidZControl Volume Limiting Technology that keeps sound pressure levels between 80dB – 90dBRead More…

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Fuze Custom Earphones – DIY Audiologist Kit

on Sunday, January 15th, 2012

We all know that custom-fitted earphones are going to give you the best fit, isolation, and stay in place better than your standard supplied headphones, but this normally involves a trip to the audiologist and normally isn’t a cheap solution. Fuze supplies custom earphones in a DIY kit that takes around 15 minutes to fit. You canRead More…

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Keep Your iPhone Earbuds Neat & “Tidy” with TidyTilt

on Thursday, January 5th, 2012

You know that feeling when you see an invention and marvel that no one had thought it up sooner?  Take a look at this iPhone accessory that has already been successfully funded through Kickstarter (with over 3 weeks still left on its fundraising campaign).  This is the TidyTilt, which solves a major problem and providesRead More…

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Micro Gem Headphones – A New Way to Wear Pearls?

on Monday, December 26th, 2011

These Micro Gem Headphones from the A+R Store look like a perfect gift for the fashionable teenage girl.  These bead-like earphones fit in the outer ear, not your ear canal, so you don’t have to worry about damage to her hearing.  There aren’t any technical specifications for these, so I’m certain we can assume theyRead More…

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Griffin Headphones Help You Protect Your Child’s Hearing

on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

I saw a news report recently that said kids as young as 6 were requesting electronic devices for Christmas.  When they’re still tiny, you can distract your kid with the pretend device that let’s them hear the kitty say “meow”, but eventually, they’re going to want a real device.  Some MP3 players have built-in volume-limitingRead More…

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House of Marley Introduces Eco-friendly Audio Collection

on Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Hey mon, Bob Marley’s family has been busy. With the desire to carry on Bob Marley’s musical message of peace and love, The House of Marley has released a line of audio products. The goal of The House of Marley is to offer a line of headphones, earphones and speaker/docks that are made of sustainableRead More…

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Scosche introduces high-end headphones and earphones

on Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Scosche Industries, a maker of car audio and all kinds of iPhone and iPad accessories, has created a new line of high-end personal audio gear, the Scosche Realm headphone and in-ear monitor. The RH1056md (black) and RH1056m (white) headphones have 40mm drivers with rare earth neodymium magnets to acheive what Scosche says is “extremely accurateRead More…

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Grado PS500 Headphones Announced

on Monday, September 19th, 2011

OK, let’s say that you love headphones and are a big fan of the Grado brand in particular (a lot of people are). And let’s assume that you own (or have owned) a pair and wish to move up to a better model. You have some money saved up, but not enough for that uber-expensive,Read More…

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C5 In-ear Headphones Coming Soon from Bowers & Wilkins

on Monday, July 18th, 2011

Following on their 45-year tradition of quality components, excellent build quality and amazing sound, Bowers & Wilkins has built what they consider to be a best in class product in the über-competitive in-ear headphone market. Priced at a not (for B&W) unreasonable $179.95, the C5 could very well be an introduction to that famous B&WRead More…

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JayBird JF3 Freedom Bluetooth Earbuds Put Wireless Music In Your Ears

By: Andy Simmons
on Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

If there’s one thing I hate about exercising while wearing earbuds, it’s that it’s far too easy to accidentally snag the cable on something and yank one or both buds out of my ears.  Bluetooth headphones solve the cable problem, but most Bluetooth headphones are either circumaural or supra-aural, and thus too big and heavyRead More…

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Are you concerned about your headphone jack?

on Monday, March 28th, 2011
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Yeah, me neither… But I’m sure that some of you out there are worried about dust, dirt or liquids invading the headphone jack of your phone or other device. The iCatchi is $6.95 accessory that plugs into the jack when you don’t have your headphones plugged in. It protects the jack from all sorts ofRead More…

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Arriva Leo Bluetooth Headset offers bendable comfort

on Monday, January 17th, 2011

The Arriva Leo Bluetooth headset might look familiar to you as we reviewed their Shuffle headphones a few years ago. They have bendable wire cables that allow you to completely customize the fit to your noggin. The Leo is a 2.1 + EDR Bluetooth headset that is rechargeable and a features a built in microphone andRead More…

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Headphones that keep your ears warm!

on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

The guys over at Firebox are now selling the perfect winter gadget, that will help keep your ears warm whilst you listen to you favourite tune, or make a call. They’re called the Midland SubZero Headphones.  Aimed at the iPhone, iPod and Blackberry users, these rather cool looking wrap-around muffs are lined with warm faux fur, which help keep yourRead More…

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Zip Up Some Untangled Earbuds from DGA Store

on Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

The new Zipbuds from Digital Group Audio have an actual zipper for the cable.  The zipper keeps the cable from tangling.  The speakers have 8mm drivers, Kevlar-reinforced cords for extra strength, a gold-plated 3.5mm audio jack, and optional ear clips for extra stability.  Frequency response is 20-20,000Hz with 2mW of power.  You get three sets of earRead More…

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Marshall Goes From Amps to Headphones

on Monday, October 25th, 2010

Marshall, a company known for their rocking guitar amps for the last 50 years, will soon start offering headphones. There isn’t much information available yet, but we do know that they will launch on November 15th. I wonder if they go to 11?

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Wear your favorite color on your ears

on Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Urbanears wants to save the world from being subjected to drab headphones. They are taking a seasonal fashion approach to the headphone / earphone colors that they are offering. Their latest Fall/Winter collection includes seven new colors for their Plattan headphones: Grass (green), Aubergine (purple), Mocca (brown), Cerise (pink), and Pool (aqua). Two more colors:Read More…

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MUNITIO Bullet Headphones – Amunition for your Ears

on Saturday, October 9th, 2010

If you are bored with the look of your current pair of earbuds, how about a pair of titanium buds that look like bullets? MUNITIO has announced the availability of their SITi line of nine millimeter earphones. These earphones are individually machined from a solid piece of high density copper alloy, coated in Titanium andRead More…

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A Beanie that can rock out

on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

It’s August here in Indiana, so that means 90+ degree weather, high humidity and heat advisories. Not exactly the type of weather for a hat. But hey, it won’t be long before the frost will be on the pumpkin here and elsewhere. Be ready with the Headphone Beanie from Convenient Gadgets and Gifts. It’s aRead More…

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JayBird Sportsband Headphones have a Retro Style with Modern Features

on Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

The JayBird Sportsband headphone may look retro, but don’t let the 80’s style fool you. These are Bluetooth headphones with apt-X audio feature that provides CD quality sound. Priced at just $99, they come in nine color schemes: limonade green, sonic blue, orange crush, runner’s red, toffee-apple red, midnight black, polar blue, powder-puff pink, snowRead More…

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Sony’s New Skater Style PiiQ Headphones

on Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Today Sony announced their new PIIQ headphone / earbud line. This new line of PIIQ headphones has been inspired by artists, skaters and street culture to represent creativity and encourage self-expression for the young adult market. They are available now at Sony Style retail stores and other authorized dealers nationwide and range from $15 toRead More…

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Wireless Headphones for Kids

on Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

If you have a kid and a car with a built in DVD player, you should check out the IR68KG02 Wireless Headphones from Kidz Gear. They have been designed to be 100% compatible with U.S. vehicles equipped with built-in IR DVD/video systems and are lightweight, with child-sized headbands and comfortably padded ear-cups. An external IRRead More…

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Revisit the 80’s with a Tanto headset from Urbanears

on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Feeling nostalgic for the 80’s? Remember when everyone had a Sony Walkman and used headphones instead of earbuds? The Tanto headset from Urbanears is a retro styled headset that has been modernized with a selection of colors (12 of them!) and a built-in remote / microphone so that it can be used to talk handsfreeRead More…

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ifrogz EarPollution Plugz with Mic Review

By: Shari
on Monday, October 12th, 2009
Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod

I recently had to replace my Apple iPhone (1st gen.) headset. Not an easy task, since there is apparently some issue preventing me from going to the Apple Store and purchasing a new set meant for newer model iPhones. So to eBay I went. I spent $20.00, plus shipping from Hong Kong, for an originalRead More…