in-ears

  • Klipsch announces two "recession-proof" in-ears, the Image S4 & S2

    Recession-proof is the new buzz term amongst CE manufacturers, children. Klipsch, who’s known to make some decent ‘ware, has just announced two “recession-proof” in-ears, the Image S4 and S2. All in-ears boast some sort of noise dampening solution and the majority of them do a fair job of blocking out noise, but that’s dependent on the tips that come with them. Read More

  • Ultimate Ears pushes out economical noise-isolating in-ears, Metro.fi 170 and 220


    Like the Metro.fi 2s that Mike reviewed way back when, the Metro.fi 170 (pictured above) and 220s appear to be great alternatives to the overpriced earbuds that everyone and their mother seems to hocking these days. Each provides 16 dBs of noise isolation with the packaged silicone tips. If they’re anything like the ones that come with the higher-end models like the Triple.fi 10vi… Read More

  • Monster Beats by Dr. Dre Tour In-Ears outed

    I’m not really sure how I feel about these in-ear Beats by Dr. Dre from Monster Cable. The Turbines that were announced last month were so-so compared to other in-ears at the same price point and for $150 I’d probably recommend a pair of Shures, Etymotics or Ultimate Ears over these ones. But the over-the-ear Beats are actually pretty good headphones, so I’ll have to wait and… Read More