When you purchase in-ear headphones, you usually have two choices – earbuds that stay in your ears but with pitiful audio quality, or earbuds with great audio quality that just don’t stay in your ears. Lucky we found a collection of in-ear headphones that stay in your ears and deliver superb audio quality (and they look just as good as they sound, too).
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]