Tag Archives: Headphones

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

Hy Is A High-Tech Earphones That Will Become Part Of Your Ears

Not every invention is perfect and before each invention is ‘perfected’, we usually do what mankind do best: live with it. Headphones, earphones included, is one of them. They work just fine, wired or wireless, but one thing we have grown accustomed to is the need to remove them when we need to talk or listen to the ambient sound. In other words, earbuds impedes our hearing even when music is not playing. But this headphones issue may very well be a thing of the past if London-based Third Skin has its way. The company’s first product, called Hy, is a pair of high-tech wireless earbuds that’s going to eliminate the aforementioned problem once and for all. Continue reading Hy Is A High-Tech Earphones That Will Become Part Of Your Ears

Bose’s Future Headphones Lets You Tune Out What You Don’t Want To Hear

By today’s standard, putting on a pair of headphones would means you chose to listen to music over conversation. I did’t make this up; it is a norm accepted by everyone since with music blasting into your sound holes, you’d be straining to hear others and if you speak, you’d be yelling to be heard… by yourself. This is where Hearphones Conversation-enhancing Headphones by Bose aims to address. Details on this revolutionary personal listening device are not extensive, but according to its dedicated website, Hearphones puts you in control of what you want to listen. Continue reading Bose’s Future Headphones Lets You Tune Out What You Don’t Want To Hear

This Is Mid Bluetooth, Marshall Headphones Newest Bluetooth Cans

Marshall Headphones, the audio equipment arm of the famed guitar amplifier maker, has announced a new pair of Bluetooth headphones called Marshall Mid Bluetooth. Mid is Marshall’s second audio cans to cut the cord and the latest to join the ever-growing Marshall headphone family. Billed as a premium Bluetooth headphone, Mid promised to deliver “a robust sound that balances clarity with just the right amount of bass” through 40mm dynamic drivers offering 10Hz-20kHz frequency range while wireless audio transmission quality is guaranteed by Bluetooth aptX technology that has a range of up to 30 feet (about 9 meters). Continue reading This Is Mid Bluetooth, Marshall Headphones Newest Bluetooth Cans

If Sound Delivers, It Could Be The Most Futuristic Wireless Headphones Ever

What is the future of headphones like? Our best guess is, wireless will be norm and that’s as far as our imagination can take us. However, according to startup Human Inc., the future of headphones is Sound and it is more than wireless; they would be gesture controllable and intelligent enough to pause the music when removed, and offers no less than six listening experiences in one single unit and these include ‘social’ which lets multiple users listen to the same audio source, ‘fade’ which is essentially noise cancelling that drowns out ambient noise, ‘amplify’ which turn the headphones into a loudspeaker by putting the two sides together, ‘speak’ that instantly translates between multiple languages, ‘active’ that monitors your biometric data when working out, and ‘sleep’ which, as you may have already guessed, monitors your sleep pattern. Continue reading If Sound Delivers, It Could Be The Most Futuristic Wireless Headphones Ever