How to Clean Earphones: Four Rules You Should Always Follow

Posted  03/5/18 in News

Whether you wear your earphones while jogging, at the gym, or on your daily commute, one thing is certain—eventually, those things are going to get ooky. Lose the carrying case that came with your earphones and they’re going to get ookier even quicker. That’s a problem for a handful of reasons. For one thing, who […]


Wireless vs. Wired Headphones How to Pick the Right Pair for You

Wireless vs. Wired Headphones: How to Pick the Right Pair for You

Posted  02/23/18 in News

From style to size to functionality and features, when you’re shopping for a new set of headphones, there are several considerations to keep in mind. Perhaps the most important question of all, though, is whether to opt for the performance and reliability of wired headphones or the convenience and compatibility that Bluetooth wireless connectivity offers. […]



Who Invented Headphones?

Posted  12/18/17 in News

Who was the first person to see bees guarding a hive and think, “I bet whatever they’re protecting is delicious?” Or better yet, the first person to synchronize the playback of Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon with The Wizard of Oz? Sadly, the answers to the questions are lost in the mists […]


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Earphones or Headphones: Which is Safer?

Posted  11/22/17 in News

As we mentioned in our earphones vs headphones article, style, cost, convenience, comfort and performance all play a part when you’re deciding between personal listening devices. But what about safety? If you wear your device during your daily commute, while traveling or anywhere outside of your home, it’s definitely something to consider. Even something as […]


Are Headphones Illegal While Driving

Are Headphones Illegal While Driving?

Posted  11/13/17 in News

Maybe your car stereo is on the fritz. Maybe you don’t have one. Maybe you do, and you just don’t have a way to get your favorite tunes from your smartphone to your automotive audio system. Or maybe you’re driving your Gran to her quilting club and just want to rock out to some Napalm […]



Earphones vs Headphones: A Sound Debate

Posted  11/1/17 in News

If you’re shopping for a new personal sound solution and you can’t quite decide between headphones and earphones, there are any number of factors that might influence you to pick one over the other. Size, convenience, comfort, features—all these considerations likely play into your ultimate decision. But what if pure performance is the only thing […]


Reasons You Need Water Resistant Earbuds

Reasons You Need Water Resistant Earbuds

Posted  10/5/17 in News

Reasons You Need Water Resistant Earbuds The fall and winter months are a good time to look at your current earbud collection and consider three important factors: Are the earbuds protected from the increased likelihood of getting wet? Are you traveling for the holidays or for work? Will you be exercising outdoors while enjoying the […]



Bluetooth multipoint pairing: What is it and how does it work?

Posted  06/5/17 in News

  When discussing Bluetooth, we often describe it as a simple, low-energy, wireless connection between two devices. In other words, a replacement for a single wire. And that’s probably exactly the sort of scenario that comes to mind when you think about wireless headphones. You likely use Bluetooth as a two-way connection between your smartphone […]


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NFC Bluetooth Pairing: What Is It and What are the Benefits?

Posted  05/26/17 in News

  By now, you’re almost certainly familiar with Bluetooth wireless technology and all its benefits—cable-free convenience, portability, two-way communication. But stop and think for a minute about what makes Bluetooth different from the other ubiquitous wireless technology you likely use on a regular basis: Wi-Fi. The two share quite a bit in common—both, for example, […]


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What is aptX and why is aptX important for wireless headphones?

Posted  05/9/17 in News

If there’s one thing in life more certain than death and taxes, it’s the fact that many people hate cables. But cutting the cord between your smartphone and headphones isn’t as easy as walking into your local electronics store and asking for “the ones without wires, please.” You’ll need to know a few things about […]