How to use your cheeks to listen to music underwater

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Wednesday 12 June 2013

Two things we learnt today: there is such a thing as bone conduction technology, and it is how California-based FINIS’s Neptune music player works underwater. Traditional headphones won’t work thanks to water seeping into your ears, so bone conduction is used to transmit crystal clear audio through the cheekbone directly into the inner ear. We […]

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Logitech’s UE 4000 Headphones: Economic, compact and durable

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Products on Friday 21 December 2012

Logitech’s UE 4000 Headphones are a cheap, compact and durable alternative to generic in-ear buds. When I compared the two, the UE 4000’s won out with a fuller sound and provided me with a far more comfortable experience; they are beautifully padded.

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SPONSORED: Logitech’s UE Mobile Boombox

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Products on Wednesday 19 December 2012

Even though it’s compact in size, the Logitech UE Mobile Boombox knows how to make an impression. Feeling exceptionally light, I decided to weigh the Boombox in and it tipped the scales at a tiny 300 grams. With a battery life of 10 hours, the quality of sound it provides across a range of musical genres is exceptional for it’s size (we ran everything from Sonic Youth to City and Colour through it). Like the big brother (the Logitech UE Boombox) the Bluetooth connectivity lets the office DJs control the sound from a range of devices.

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Logitech’s UE 9000 Headphones: Perfect sound on the go

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Tech on Monday 17 December 2012

Logitech have just released an amazing new range of audio solutions called Ultimate Ears, and with that line comes their show stopping headphones: the Logitech UE 9000.

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LaCie FireWire Speakers

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By Derrick Stembridge in New Products on Monday 25 August 2008

The LaCie FireWire Speakers combine Neil Poulton’s stunning industrial design with superb digital audio technology. With a frequency response of 90Hz-20kHz, they deliver powerful, vibrant sound for your music, movies and games. Easily connect them to your computer or MP3 player, it comes with built-in FireWire cable — so there’s no need for batteries or […]

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