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  • Apple Exploring Earbud Tech That Can Compensate For Specific Fit In Each User’s Ear

    Apple Exploring Earbud Tech That Can Compensate For Specific Fit In Each User’s Ear

    The USPTO is big on Apple patents this morning, with a new application published around earbud technology. Apple’s own earbud designs have been mostly underwhelming, even if the last change for the stock set that comes with iPhones and iPods was an improvement. The new patent application describes tech that could be truly game-changing, however, by adjusting earbud output to match… Read More

  • Apple now shipping in-ear heaphones

    Apple now shipping in-ear heaphones

    Can you believe that Apple announced its near-audiophile grade in-ear headphones way back on September 9th, 2008 and they are just now shipping to customers? Crazy. A refresher is probably appropriate since they were announced nearly three months ago. Read More

  • Monster going audiophile, intros the Turbine in-ear speakers

    Monster going audiophile, intros the Turbine in-ear speakers

    It’s become apparent that Monster is getting into the high-end audiophile game with the launch of the Beats earlier in the year and now the in-ear Turbine ‘speakers’. I’ve only had an hour or two to check them out, but I can honestly say that I’m pleasantly surprised at the performance of the Turbines thus far. I’ve always been a proponent that you… Read More

  • JVC launches new in-ear headphones

    JVC launches new in-ear headphones

    JVC just announced a pair of $80 headphones, the HA-SX500. They use the companies Bi-METAL technology and have a 16mm driver unit or more sensitivity. They should be available in April. Read More

  • Holy Headphones, Philips!

    Holy Headphones, Philips!


    Product Name: Philips SHB9000, SHE9800/9850, SHE3620/3621/3622 Description: Philips shot a hot load of headphones all over music lovers at CES. The SHB9000 is a set of full-size Bluetooth headphones you can use with your music player, cell phone, or both. The headset portion has noise and echo filters, and it automatically adjusts volume depending on ambient noise. The headphone… Read More

  • Bose In-ear Headphones Hands On

    Bose In-ear Headphones Hands On

    Let’s make this perfectly clear right from the beginning: Bose’s new $99 in-ear headphones do not cancel noise nor do they isolate your ears from the sounds of the outside world. They’re not intended to block the sounds of crying babies while on a cross-country flight nor are they intended to cut you off from the din of the office. Rather, Bose designed a pair of in-ear… Read More