Tag Archives: Earphones

Sony W260 Walkman is a tiny water-resistant MP3 player

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(credit: Sony) Sony W260 Walkman | from US$59.99 | www.sony.com

just when you think MP3 player couldn’t get any smaller, Sony introduces us to an even small offering: the W260 Walkman. it is said to be about two-third smaller and weighs about 24% less than previous models. as you can see from the image above, the W260 is a tiny piece of hardware that integrates the MP3 into the in-ear earphones. this one-piece Walkman MP3 player has a rinsable, wearable and water-resistant design suitable for active lifestyle users and fitness enthusiasts. Continue reading Sony W260 Walkman is a tiny water-resistant MP3 player

Sennheiser CXC 700 ear-canal headphones with NoiseGard

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(credit: Sennheiser) Sennheiser CXC 700 ear-canal headphones with NoiseGard | US$229.95 | www.sennheiser.com

audio specialist Sennheiser has a new addition to its Travel Line family – the Sennheiser CXC 700 ear-canal headphones with NoiseGard, this in-ear (or ear-canal, as Sennheiser calls it) features a newly developed featured dubbed as the NoiseGard/digital system that offers users a choice of three noise-canceling profiles. each profile is optimized for wide range of ambient noise that a traveling person would likely to encounter. Continue reading Sennheiser CXC 700 ear-canal headphones with NoiseGard

Motorola Mobility announced S10-HD Bluetooth Headphones

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(credit: Motorola Mobility Japan) Motorola S10-HD Bluetooth Headphones | ¥12,800.00 | www.motorola.com

hot on the heels of the recently announced HK210 Bluetooth Wireless Headset, Motorola Mobility Japan announced yet another Bluetooth connectivity product – the S10-HD Bluetooth Headphones, successor to the award-winning S9-HD headphones. designed with sporting users in mind, or those in extreme hot countries where sweat is as common as the dust in the air, this pair of buds is totally sweat proof and water resistant. Continue reading Motorola Mobility announced S10-HD Bluetooth Headphones

Bowers & Wilkins announced C5 in-ear headphones

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Bowers & Wilkins C5 in-ear Headphones | £150.00 | www.bowers-wilkins.com

last year when Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) made its foray into personal music equipment with its first on-ear headphones, you know it is not going to stop there. back then we have a hunch that an in-ear headphones is going to make its way to the market, and true enough, it has just announced its first in-ear headphones, dubbed the C5. beneath the gorgeous aluminum body of this iOS devices-friendly buds are a series of feature that ensure both performance and comfort for the user. Continue reading Bowers & Wilkins announced C5 in-ear headphones

Audio-Technica new active noise-canceling headphones

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(image credit: Audio-Technica) Audio-Technica QuietPoint Active Noise-canceling Headphones | from US$79.95 | www.audio-technica.com

if you are in the market for active noise-canceling headphones, then you are in luck. Audio-Technical recently announced a line of active noise-canceling headphones catering to a broad range of listeners with different style and budget. in fact, the lowest in range has a MSRP of just $79.95. the line, aptly dubbed the QuietPoint, offers four models that ranges from in-ear earphones to over-ear headphones. all four in the line employs Audio-Technica’s exclusive QuietPoint active noise-canceling technology that runs off a single AAA battery and offer up to 90% noise-canceling performance. Continue reading Audio-Technica new active noise-canceling headphones

coming soon: Incase Soundesign line of headphones

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Incase, a company better known for churning out beautiful bags and cases, is dabbling into the audio game with the Incase Soundesign line of headphones. the line of headphones offers four levels of audio products ranging from in-ear earphones to over-ear headphones. Incase Soundesign line offers Incase custom-tuned audio drivers that promise to deliver natural sound that accurately reproduces the source audio without artificially flavoring the sound. in terms of aesthetic, Soundesign takes a clean, minimalistic approach for its design, while a wide range of adjustment available ensures a personal fit for the users. Continue reading coming soon: Incase Soundesign line of headphones

Nocs NS800 stainless earphones with remote and mic

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(credit: Nocs) Nocs NS800 stainless earphones | US$199.00 | nocs.se

if you are in the market for replacement buds for your iOS devices’ stock earphones, here’s one very stylish pair from Sweden-based firm Nocs that you might fancy. dubbed the NS800 Stainless, it is designed for use with your iPhone, iPod as well as iPad. the NS800 boost a gorgeous stainless steel body that houses a dual micro armature driver which means it has a separate tweeter and woofer design packed into a tiny body. it comes with an inline remote and microphone for you to answer calls, control the volume, pause, play and skip thru your music selection. Continue reading Nocs NS800 stainless earphones with remote and mic

cool stuff: Munitio SITi: Nine Millimeter Earphones

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(credit: Munitio) Munitio SITi: Nine Millimeter Earphones | from US$159.00 | munitio.com

9mm bullet shell cases are the last thing you will associate with music gear, much less earphones but that’s exactly what the Munitio SITi (Standard Issue Titanium): Nine Millimeter Earphones are. whether you are a firearms aficionado or a person who feel the need for novelty gadgets every now and then, this pair of buds will definitely appeal to you. fashioned after the 9mm ammunition shell cases, these earphones also feature what Munitio dubbed as SiliconeHollowPoints, a soft silicon buds with hollows that ensure both comfort fit and noise isolation. Continue reading cool stuff: Munitio SITi: Nine Millimeter Earphones

Bang & Olufsen EarSet 3i – sleek, futuristic earbuds

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(image: B&O) Bang & Olufsen EarSet 3i | US$199.00 | www.bang-olufsen.com

the third and the latest earphones from Bang & Olusfen is ready for your taking. dubbed the EarSet i3, it is designed by Anders Hermansen specifically for use with iPhone or iPod. the EarSet features a microphone integrated with controls for answering of calls, and control of music playback. in fact, these are standards in today’s smartphone compatible headset, hence what sets them apart would be the sound, comfort and of course, aesthetic appeal. we won’t know about the former two until an official audition but i can almost certainly say that the 3i certainly has our nod of approval in terms of aesthetic. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen EarSet 3i – sleek, futuristic earbuds

Jaybird Freedom Bluetooth Wireless Headphones

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(credit: Jaybird) Jaybird Freedom Bluetooth Wireless Headphones | US$99.00 | www.jaybirdgear.com

i am not a huge fan of stuffing my ears with buds while working out (if i even work out, that is) but if you are those who need some music to boost your exercise routine, the Jaybird Freedom Bluetooth Wireless Headphones might be a good candidate. introduced earlier this year at CES 2011, it now comes with secure fit earbuds for sports and thanks to the Bluetooth technology, you can now pound on the punching bag to the music of Eye of the Tiger just like Rocky Balboa without being tangled up or worrying the earphones will come loose from your ears. Continue reading Jaybird Freedom Bluetooth Wireless Headphones