Hey, ladies, the JBL Roxy 'phones are now available

We just wanted to pass along a quick note to all three of our female readers. (hi, Mom!) The Roxy-branded JBL headphones are now available in three different flavors: over-the-ear for $59.99, earphone

Contest: Radius Atomic Bass earphones for your iPhone or whatever else has a 3.5mm port

Ok, kids, here’s your chance to get a free pair of Radius Atomic Bass earphones. It’ll work with any mobile phone that has a 3.5mm port, but, like everyone else, Radius thinks that iPhone

Review: Radius Atomic Bass Earphones

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/radiusab.jpg" alt="" />Call me a snob for liking my $150+ Ultimate Ears, Shure and Etymotic earphones, but they sound fantastic and fit p

Etymotic now offering ACS custom molding on the hf2 earphones

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/etyhf2.jpg" alt="" />A prominent sound engineer once told me that Etymotic was one of three headphone manufacturers in existence today th

Roxy and JBL team up on portable music products

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/rxy-620x120.jpg">Surfer girls take notice: the Roxy-branded headphones that are coming out shortly are made by <a href="http://www.crunch

Thanko sells neckband earphones with integrated MP3 player

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/sports_thanko.jpg" /> Tokyo-based online gadget store <a href="http://www.raremonoshop.com/">Thanko</a> (they have an English site) is n

Sony Japan rolls out stylish Bluetooth headset

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/sony_bluetooth_headset-630x472.jpg" /> Sony Japan <a href="http://www.ecat.sony.co.jp/avacc/Bluetooth/acc/index.cfm?PD=33696&KM=DR-B

Paramount Wireless enters the world of earphones with iHarmonix

New earphones. Yay. Just what the world needs.  The Platinum Series The ‘higher-end’ line that includes cell phone control. The i-Series has an in-line mic and a multi-function button for

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 appropri

Noise-canceling iPod-only earphones that don't need batteries announced in Japan

Hitachi Maxell today unveiled noise-canceling iPod-only earphones [JP] that are powered through the player and therefore don’t require extra batteries. They weigh 22 grams and are 95cm long. All

Etymotic ditches the lame iPhone mic, intros the hf5 earphones for real audiophiles

It’s clear that bone conduction headphones aren’t quite there yet in terms of sound quality, so we’ll just have to cope with in-ear or over the ear headphones and today Etymotic announced a new

Round-up: Top 5 of the cutest Japanese gadgets of the last 2 weeks

Japan released a number of super-cute gadgets and electronic devices in the last days. Here are the top five. Top 5: Fragrance case for earphones Marubeni Infotech has announced the “Fragrance C

Angel and Devil: New strange earphones from Green House

Tokyo-based Green House, a “Thanko light” of sorts and the company that introduced pig-shaped earphones back in June, today presented the so-called “Angel and Devil” earphones

Pioneer's SE-CLX50 earphones have Flex Nozzles, for comfort!

The latest in earphone design, as seen in the Pioneer SE-CLX50? What the company calls Flex Nozzle, which allows the ‘phones to be moved about in several directions. Makes them more comfortable

Shure releasing new, low priced earphones

Currently, the lowest priced Shure earphones here in the States are the SE110 at a modest $119, but that might change. Shure is releasing the E2c plugs over in Japan for 8000 yen, working out to be an

Thanko now sell earphones that aren't really earphones

It’s been a while but here is a new product from Thanko, Japan’s most innovative crap gadget vendor. Their “Sound Lives Stereo Earphone” isn’t exactly what you could expe

New girls-only earphones unveiled in Japan

Accessory maker Radius today unveiled [JP] new earphones specifically designed for girls. Two different models in 6 colors will be available on the Japanese market starting at the end of this month. T

Japanese company sells earphones shaped like "cute and wild" pigs

Japanese accessory maker Green House today announced its GH-ERC-PIG series [JP], earphones shaped like little pigs. The animals, which the company says look “cute and wild”, are made of so

Need new headphones? In-ear are all the craze lately

In the exciting world of headphones, in-ear buds are getting a lot of attention, which kind of bugs me since I find this style very uncomfortable and they have a tinny sound. Well, the fine folks at M

Rocking Out Under the Sea

These $40 Aquapac waterproof headphones have been tested to a depth of 10-feet, or 3-meters, and are perfect for those long listening sessions in your pool, hot tub or jacuzzi. Just remember to purcha