Headphones

OneOdio Monitor 80 headphones review – Open or closed?

OneOdio Monitor 80

REVIEW – If you’ve done any professional audio mixing, been a DJ or consider yourself an audiophile, you probably know just how expensive a quality set of open back monitor headphones can be. A decent entry level pair will set you back around $150 to start, and as you turn towards the pro side, north …

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Thinksound OV21 headphones review – audiophile grade headphones for half the price

REVIEW – Have you ever been curious about “audiophile” headphones and what justifies their ~$1000 price tags? I know I have, but until now I’ve never had the spare cash or opportunity to use cans of that caliber. Thinksound has sent over their new OV21 headphones that they’re advertising as “giant-killers” at less than half …

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AfterShokz Xtrainerz Bone Conduction MP3 Swimming Headphones review – Fill your underwater world with sound

REVIEW – Listening to music can make exercising more tolerable. Witness the huge case market for sweat-resistant armbands, cases, and headphones. Listening to music when you’re outside running, biking, or otherwise being exposed to environmental hazards (i.e. cars, trucks, and other motorized vehicles) can be dangerous to your situational awareness. Aftershokz, a company that specializes …

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Mojawa Mojo1 bone conduction headphone review – all the sound, none of the noise

REVIEW – I’ve been searching for the perfect headphones or earbuds.  My overly-sensitive ears typically reject earbuds, although I’ve tested some “acceptable” ones.  I had the opportunity to test something different – bone conduction headphones.  I’ve never tried anything like this, so let’s give a listen and see if this is the holy grail of …

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Since when is a headphone holder awesome? Since now!

NEWS – The AmbiColoredLight Spotlight headphone stand looks so cool that it makes me want to actually start using headphones now instead of my Apple AirPods Pro earbuds! Seriously though, this wooden stand has been designed to keep your headphones right where you can find them, but it does that task in the most Gadgeteer-worthy …

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Planet Buddies Kids Headphones review

REVIEW – In these days of Covid-19 with many kids teleschooling, good headphones for the kids are a tool to maintain the sanity of parents. However, not all headphones are created equal, and my kids are very quick to be critical about things like comfort and looks. Enter the Planet Buddies Kids Headphones!! What is …

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Raptic Rise Headphone Stand with Wireless Charger review

REVIEW – I have lots of headphones (at least 9 sets) that hang around my workstation. I use wall mounted hangers for most of them, but it would be nice to have a desktop headphone stand for my daily use headphones. The Raptic Rise Headphone Stand and wireless charger is not just a headphone stand, …

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Pamper your AirPods Max headphones in Waterfield’s protective leather Shield Case

NEWS – As beautiful as Apple’s new AirPod Max headphones are, the smart case that comes with them leaves a lot to be desired. Aside from their odd looks, it doesn’t do much to protect your new expensive headphones. The folks at Waterfield have designed a case that not only will pamper your investment but …

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Creative SXFI Trio USB-C in-ear headphones review

REVIEW – In an engineering feat, the Creative SXFI TRIO Earbuds manages to pack an entire 7.1 surround sound system — or at least the impression of one — into a tiny package. What is it? The Creative SXFI TRIO are USB-C powered earbuds, featuring award-winning Super X-Fi headphone holography. They are imbued with a …

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Erzetich Thalia portable dynamic headphone review

REVIEW – With rare exception, most headphones are made in China no matter where they might be designed. Erzetich is one of those rarities. It’s a headphone and amplifier company from Slovenia. If you’ve never heard of Slovenia, it used to be a part of Yugoslavia, a former Eastern Bloc country controlled by Russia. Thankfully, …

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Solar powered headphones from JBL? Well, kinda

NEWS – Everyone knows that solar-powered means an object can use solar cells to derive power from the sun. Simple, eh? Except, that solar requires a larger surface area to be efficient. However, that may be changing as audio company JBL has teamed with the Swedish company Exeger to make not an exclusively solar-powered headphone, …

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Audeze LCDi3 In-Ear Headphone review

REVIEW – In-ear headphones (earphones) generally fall into two camps: Dynamic or Armature. Dynamic speaker designs look like tiny versions of headphone speakers. Even tinier armature speakers come from the hearing aid industry and don’t even look like traditional speakers at all. Today, most earphones use either dynamic or armature designs—or a combination of both …

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