in-ear headphones Stories July 30, 2015

I love music, so most of the time when I’m out and about I have headphones round my neck or in my bag. But there are times when I’m music’d out, and leave them at home – and I can then pretty much guarantee I’ll end up wishing I’d taken them with me.

Whether it’s to have a lengthy phone conversation while walking down the street, or watching the funny video a friend just posted on Facebook on the train (without subjecting everyone else to the audio), headphones aren’t just about music. For that reason, I’ve taken to chucking a few pairs of cheap-ish in-ear headphones in various bags and jacket pockets so that I always have some with me. In-ear ones can be squished into a small space so they take up almost no room.

The problem with that squishing, of course, is that whenever I do dig them out, I spend several minutes untangling them. This is the problem Zipbuds Slide sets out to solve …  expand full story

in-ear headphones Stories July 23, 2015

I’m an on-ear/over-ear headphone guy. To me, the size and weight has always been a price worth paying for the far higher quality and sound isolation they deliver when compared to consumer-grade in-ear headphones.

I’ve tried numerous in-ear headphones, and none have ever felt remotely comparable to me – until now. Trinity is a brand new British company founded by former lead designer at Rockjaw, specifically to create high-quality in-ear monitors (IEMs) at an affordable price. The Delta is the high-end model, at $135/£90, and it takes rather an unusual approach …  expand full story

in-ear headphones Stories July 16, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: Bluetooth 4.1 in-ear headphones $20, Brother Wireless Printer $80, Apple TV $60, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

SoundPEATS Qy7 Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless In-Ear Headphones: $20 Prime shipped (Reg. $30)

Daily Deals: Brother color inkjet wireless printer $80, D-Link pan/tilt day/night IP camera $60, more

Apple TV 1080p Streaming Media Player (newest version): $60 shipped (Reg. $69)

Pay what you want for the 7-course Web Hacker Bundle ($1,043 value, currently $6)

SONOS announces new limited edition solid color PLAY:1 speakers

Review: SanDisk’s new Connect Wireless Stick is one of the easiest ways to expand your iPhone’s storage

Giveaway: Win one of SanDisk’s newly released massive 200GB microSD cards ($250 value)

Small States: A-Lamp Design fashions charming lights for your home from US materials, multiple giveaways

More new gear from today:

Charge a 12-inch MacBook on the road w/ this Anker 25600mAh 3-port Battery: $50 shipped (Reg. $80), more

More deals still alive:

Pixelmator image editor and painting app for iOS: $1 (Reg. $5)

Games/Apps: Rayman, Tetris, Blek, BADLAND, Mass Effect, $1 each, more

Rovio iOS sale: Angry Birds Space for iPhone goes free for the first time, more

R.B.I. Baseball 15 for iOS gets its very first price drop: $2 (Reg. $5), more

$75 iTunes gift card for $65 shipped: save 13% on apps, music, movies and more

iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 64GB in all colors $500 shipped (Reg. $599)

iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi 16GB: $300 shipped (Reg. $399)

iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular 128GB in Silver: $449 shipped (Orig. $929)

New products & more:

Grado’s new Heritage Series headphones are made from native Brooklyn trees

in-ear headphones Stories March 20, 2015

This is the Apple Store’s in-ear headphone try-on Demo Kit

Earlier this month we shared that Apple would soon begin allowing customers to try in-ear headphones at its retail stores. As we mentioned then, Demo Kits include six models of in-ear headphones, half of which are Beats-branded:

The following headphones are available to try out with Demo Kits (Apple’s prices listed, but linked to better prices at Amazon): RHA MA450i ($49.95), urBeats ($99.95), Beats Tour ($149.95), JayBird BlueBuds X ($169.95), PowerBeats 2 Wireless ($199.95), and the Bose QC20i ($299.95).

Japanese blog Macotakara has now shared an image of the Demo Kits including each headphone model reported before. 

in-ear headphones Stories January 28, 2015

If you’ve been looking for high quality in-ear headphones, RHA has a very special treat for you. The T10i headphones pack unique characteristics when compared to others. The presentation is excellent and it won’t be easy to find similar in-ear headphones in this price range…

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in-ear headphones Stories January 16, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: 2-pack Anker iPhone 6/Plus cases $10, Sennheiser in-ears $40, Free App of the Week, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

Anker iPhone 6/6 Plus Accessories: 2 Cases + Screen Protector $10, more

Sennheiser MM70S universal in-ear headphones w/ mic & remote $40 shipped (Reg. $72+), more

iTunes Free App of the Week: Marvel Pinball ($1 value)

The iMacompanion is the front USB Port your iMac deserves (15% off)

Apple-certified MFi 3.3ft Lightning USB Cable: $7 Prime shipped, more

LAST CHANCE!!! – Small States: Bison Made crafts heirloom quality iPhone 6 wallets and other men’s accessories

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