Earbuds

gobudi

I prefer earbuds to headphones because they are smaller and easier to carry around than a full-sized pair of earphones. While I like them better earphones, I know I'm not alone in having issues with earbuds falling out of my ears. If you're a fan of Apple's earpods which have come packaged with the iPhone, [...]

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bluelounge-updated-cableyoyo-1

This January Bluelounge celebrates 10 years of simple design solutions aimed at cable organization by releasing an updated version of their very first product, the Cableyoyo (the original was reviewed by Judie Stanford right here at the Gadgeteer). The original was made of metallic-colored plastic, was square, had an adhesive to attach to a surface but [...]

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turtlecell

We've seen iPhone cases with built-in batteries, built-in multi tools, and even an iPhone case with a built-in charger with prongs that can plug directly into a wall outlet. The TurtleCell case for the iPhone 5, 5s, and 6, is an iPhone case with built-in earbuds. The TurtleCell case features built-in retractable earbuds with an in-line [...]

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smsaudio-in-ear-sport-bluetooth-5

I have owned many Bluetooth headphones and earbuds because I just hate wires.  Some of them have been pretty nice, and some of them have been a bust.  My favorite up until now has been the Arriva Leo, which I reviewed way back in 2011.   But in general, Bluetooth headphones suffer from two problems in [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, Reviews
Decibullz-Custom-Molded-Earphone-Adapters

I have trouble keeping my earphones in my ears while working out and constantly have to reposition them which is indeed an exercise in futility! ;-) Decibullz Custom Molded Earphone Adapters are an elegant, inexpensive solution to this tedious problem. You can replace your standard silicone tips from earphones that have a straight nozzle with [...]

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stopknot-2

There are cord controllers on the market that are designed to stop your earbud cables from coiling into a knotted mess in your pocket or bag, but most of them require you to wind and wind the cables around the controller.  Who has time for that?  With the StopKnot from RadTech, you just slide it [...]

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blue-ant-pump-hd-sportsbuds-4

When my daughter first envisioned herself at college this year, she saw herself zipping around campus on her bike, listening to music as she rides to class with a cool wind in her hair.  She found out that it was hot and humid with no cool winds, the path was uphill on her way to all her [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, Reviews
The Loop-2

Stop me if you have heard this one before. You reach into your pocket, bag, or purse to pull out your earbuds and you come out with a wad of tangled and knotted up cable. Sound familiar? That's how the idea for The Loop (earbud anti-tangling device) came about. Note: Images can be clicked to [...]

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sprng-1

When I picked up my first pair of Apple earbuds, I was very disappointed in how they kept falling out of my ears. Then Earpods came out, and since they had a different shape, I thought they would work better, but still, I had no luck. Sprng offered to have their Sprng clips for the [...]

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TOKKii Close-up

It turns out – who knew?! – that there are many products on the market to clip your earbud wires to your clothes. I haven’t seen any yet that are as sleek and simple as the Tamer from Tokkii. With the Tamer, Tokkii claims to be an all-in-one earbud solution for many aggravating issues that may [...]

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earhoox1

earhoox didn't let an unsuccessfully funded indiegogo project stop them from bringing their unique soft silicone earbud attachments to market. earhoox are designed to fit over your existing round earbuds from Apple, Sony and others. They feature a flexible hook that tucks into the crook of your ear providing a secure and comfortable fit that [...]

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airbudz

Noise canceling earbuds are great for blocking out unwanted noise around us so we can listen to our tunes without distraction. But there are times when no distraction is not a good thing. Like while riding a bike, walking, running, etc. Airbudz, a successfully funded Kickstarter project, can turn your in-ear earphones into earphones that [...]

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quirky-props-earbud-holder

This little invention from Quirky is so simple, it makes you wonder "why didn't I think of that?"  Props fits around your neck and makes sure your earbuds don't fall to the ground when you pull them out of your ears.  Simple!  And a bit like those eyeglasses holders I've seen dangling around peoples' necks. [...]

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securetips

This is another Kickstarter project.  If you use those white Apple earbuds and have trouble keeping them in your ears, you might be interested in SecureTips.  These silicone rubber pieces look just like a food processor blade (to me, anyway), and they are designed to hold the freebie white earbuds securely in your ears.  You'll [...]

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pyle-waterproof-mp3-player

If you swim, Pyle has a new Waterproof MP3 Player (PSHWPMP3) you'll be interested in.  The MP3 player is waterproof up to 3 meters and comes with waterproof earbuds that are "made of an ergonomic soft silicone material and wrap comfortably around the ear to keep them secure during vigorous activities like swimming, hiking, jogging, [...]

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