Bill Henderson

Creative Director for a large Children's publisher. I play all day and they pay me for it.

Marshall turns it up to 11 in a Major and Minor way

For years, the name Marshall has been synonymous with sound – and lots of it. Now they are moving into the crowded consumer headphone market in a Major, and a Minor, way. This month, Marshall has introduced their first headphone model, the Major in time for holiday buying. It’s design mimics the look of the …

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Wicked Little Buds Earphones Review

Lately, I have been reviewing some really, really expensive earphones and will continue to do so. I do it mainly because I want to educate people about how much more enjoyment can be had from their music with an investment in quality earphones or headphones. That said, there is a huge market for less expensive …

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Otterbox Defender and Commuter Series iPhone 4 Cases Review

Earlier this year, I reviewed the Otterbox Commuter and Commuter TL cases from Otterbox for another website. And interestingly, I came to the realization that I liked the less expensive Commuter TL case over the regular Commuter case. Well, spring forward in time and we have a totally new iPhone, and I have two totally new …

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Bowers & Wilkins MM-1 Computer Speakers Review

There are a lot of things to like about the new MM1 computer speakers from Bowers & Wilkins, the makers of the famous Zeppelin iPod dock/speaker. And while these don’t have the audacious design philosophy of the Zeppelin or even B&W’s legendary floor standing speakers, the MM1s stand-out on their own merits. They are clean, …

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CableJive dockStubz Charging Adapter Review

One of the fun perks of reviewing all kinds of gadgets is finding that diamond in the rough: a product that exceeds your idea of what it should do or how indispensable it becomes once you’ve had it for awhile. That’s where the CableJive dockStubz charging adapter comes in. Frankly, I was really getting tired …

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Bowers & Wilkins P5 Headphones Review

How do you judge a pair of headphones in this pristine, digital age when you’re listening to a new track from Jónsi and Alex that has analog noise added for effect? I have no idea, but boy, does it sound ethereal and haunting. The track is “Daníell In The Sea”, which may not be your …

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Starkey Labs Tunz Duo In-Ear Monitor Review

While some earphones/headphones available for the iPhone/iPod/iPad are great, most fall into the pretty good category.  But all of them are light years better than the earbuds that come standard with your device. The difference is that noticeable. This is not a review for you who are still using earbuds, unless you KNOW how awful …

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