Tag Archives: Headphones

This Muzzle Will Prevent Your Yakking From Annoying Your Coworkers

In today’s strangest thing we have heard all day even before the day gets in the way is this gadget called Hushme. Hushme, as the name pretty much implies, is a device that you wear around your mouth (yes, mouth!) like a surgical mask and in doing so, it supposed to stop your chatter on mobile phone hush, hush. Get it? Yeah, that’s pretty much the gist of its main purpose. Continue reading This Muzzle Will Prevent Your Yakking From Annoying Your Coworkers

Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

If you really think about it, consumer audio headphones hasn’t really change a lot since its invention. Sure, we have goodness of noise cancellation, better drivers and so on, but the concept remain pretty much the same and its use is, well, the same, and that’s to feed audio to our soundholes. However, there’s one startup that thinks a pair of headphones can be so much more. It should not only spit out tunes into your ears, but also monitor your brain activity and guide along the way so you can be productive. How, you ask? Well, the magic lies in the headband which is not your run-of-the-mill head-clamping contraption; Mindset Smart Headphones, as it is called, has EEG (short for electroencephalogram) built into it that continuously monitor your brain activity. Continue reading Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

Sony Xperia Ear “Open-style Concept” Is The Future Of Headphones

Like the Xperia Touch Interactive Android Projector which points to the future of projectors, Sony’s Xperia Ear “Open-style Concept” headphones is an example where headphones technology is heading. Soon, headphones that cuts you off from the rest of the world will be a thing of the past. Utilizing ‘open-ear’ audio technology developed by Sony’s Future Lab Program, Sony Xperia Ear “Open-style Concept” allows users to listen to music and received notifications while still enabling the wearer to hear sounds from the environment. Continue reading Sony Xperia Ear “Open-style Concept” Is The Future Of Headphones

HTC Vive Tracker And Audio Strap Pricing And Availability Announced

The lack of integrated audio and the wear comfort of the HTC Vive is, apparently, questionable, and also, it is kind of lonely because it is but a lone VR headset like so many of them out there. However, for $99.99 a pop, you can spruce up your experience with the Vive with the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap and/or the Vive Tracker. The former is an accessory that adds integrated headphones to the headset with “new comfort features” so you’d be inclined to wear it longer, and it gets a new sizing dial that will afford quick adjustments to fit single or multiple users. Continue reading HTC Vive Tracker And Audio Strap Pricing And Availability Announced

ColorWare Will Now Sell You Apple AirPods In The Colors Of Your Choice

If you have been following this blog, you will have already know that I am not fan of Apple AirPods for reasons which I do not need to repeat myself. Having said that, does customizing it in color chosen from a plethora of colors change my mind about this astounding design fail? Probably not. Though I must admit, disregarding the form, colors do make the already eye-catching (I don’t mean it in a good way, btw) wireless in-ear headphones pops. So, if you are up for some colored StickPods, wait, I mean to say AirPods, with the hope (or not) that perhaps some colors would alleviate the awfulness, well then the maestro of coloring gadgets, ColorWare, is here to help. Continue reading ColorWare Will Now Sell You Apple AirPods In The Colors Of Your Choice

Focal’s €100K Audiophile Audio Cans Is Loaded With 6.5 Carats Of Diamonds

For those with the penchant for the luxury and sweet audio reproduction, a pair of audiophile headphones wouldn’t be suffice, which is why there’s the Focal Utopia by Tournaire. Focal is renowned for its sound quality, but not nearly enough to satisfy folks with a taste of the ultimate in luxury (read: folks who won’t bat an eyelid swallowing ounces after ounces of Almas caviar) and therefore, the audio equipment maker look to father and son, Philippe and Mathieu Tournaire of Tournaire to give it its high-end open-back headphones the bling that would satisfy even the most demanding, music-loving Scrooge McDuckians. Unveiled in June 2016, the Focal Utopia by Tournaire’s sleek design is boosted by handcrafted Tournaire jewellers’ symbol coated in 18k gold (but, of course) and embellished with luxe-requisite diamonds – totalling 6.5 carats. Continue reading Focal’s €100K Audiophile Audio Cans Is Loaded With 6.5 Carats Of Diamonds

Brikk Marks Chinese New Year In China With 3 Carats Diamonds Headphones

Brikk is one of purveyor of opulent tech and while we are accustomed to the luxed gadgets (and non-gadgets) it has to offer thus far, nothing has quite prepared us for this: a pair of headphones coated in gold and handset with no less 200 colorless diamonds, totalling 3 carats. Now, a pair of audio cans with that sort of bling is probably no big deal. Hell, it could even be deemed tame when compared to the real estate headphones has to offer, but the headphones we are talking about here ain’t no audio cans; it is a pair of in-ear headphones. That’s right. Earphones it is and that pretty much makes Lux Listen HD Headphones, as it is called, a sight to behold. Continue reading Brikk Marks Chinese New Year In China With 3 Carats Diamonds Headphones

Apple Celebrates Chinese New Year With Free Beats Headphones

If you been wanting to buy an iPhone or Mac, January 6 couldn’t be the best to do so. Why? Because, on this day, Apple is celebrating Chinese New Year by giving away a pair of (PRODUCT)RED Beats Solo3 Wireless On-ear Headphones with purchase of select Mac or iPhone. There’s a catch here though; this giveaway will only be available in select countries and as you may have already guessed, the offer is extended to countries that celebrates this festive occasion, namely China, Hong Kong, Singapore, as well as Taiwan. Continue reading Apple Celebrates Chinese New Year With Free Beats Headphones

This Company Will Make You Custom-fit Earphones For Just $69

As we all know, every person is on this planet we live on is unique. Each individual has his or her own unique fingerprint*, retina, and even the sound hole AKA the ears. Speaking of ears, despite it being ‘unique’ a earphones maker, HelloEar, claims that it has developed the world’s first human ear standardised customization solution (a result of studying hundreds of thousands of ears over a four-year period, the company said) that would allow the company to produce a pair of in-ear headphones tailored made for your sound holes. Continue reading This Company Will Make You Custom-fit Earphones For Just $69

B&O Headphones Goes Wireless, Have Replaceable Battery To Boot

Bang & Olufsen fans who lament about the brand’s lack of wireless headphones can finally smile cos’ it has one now, the Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H9 Wireless Headphone. This first for the Danish high-end audio equipment maker, like the company’s many other products, is not lacking of features. For starter, advanced Active Noise Cancellation comes as standard, along with (and naturally) Bang & Olufsen signature sound. Now, if there’s one thing the world doesn’t lack, it would be wireless headphones and Bang & Olufsen is well aware of that. Continue reading B&O Headphones Goes Wireless, Have Replaceable Battery To Boot