Earphones vs Headphones: A Sound Debate
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 […]View
Reasons You Need Water Resistant Earbuds
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 […]View
Bluetooth multipoint pairing: What is it and how does it work?
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 […]View
NFC Bluetooth Pairing: What Is It and What are the Benefits?
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, […]View
What is aptX and why is aptX important for wireless headphones?
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 […]View
Neckband Headphones: Why Is This Design Becoming So Popular?
At some point during the past few years, you’ve no doubt noticed an intriguing new phenomenon. More and more people are sporting what can only be described as high-tech collars with headphones sprouting out the sides. Call them what you will—”neckband headphones,” “behind-the-neck headphones,” or even the more obvious “collar headphones”—but this distinctive modern […]View
Essentials for a Long Flight: 3 Gadgets to Pack
To some, the prospect of long flights might seem like exciting opportunities for high-skies adventure. To others, it’s just another exercise of patience, given the limited personal space. Either way, if you want flights to feel shorter, plan to stay occupied; smartphones, tablets, and laptops make excellent entertainment accomplices. There are a few essential […]View
Tell-Tale Signs You Need New Wireless Headphones
Can the new year justify a new pair of headphones? Perhaps, although many may consider it another milestone highlighting how well beloved belongings have lasted. So, when is it time to replace your old Bluetooth headphones/earphones in favor of a brand new pair? Some reasons are not as obvious as others, however, if […]View
Tech Tips to Survive the Rest of the Winter Season
Cold winter months can cast a chill on moods and activity. Yet, with the right tech solutions, you can stay warm and content as weeks of weather pass by. If you’re struggling to keep your sanity this winter, here are a few tips to help the cause: Keep Your Home Warm with a […]View
New Headphone & Earphone Tech: Features to Look for in Your Next Pair
Whether you need to replace old headphones/earphones or simply want another pair to swap to for different situations, the choice becomes easier if you know what you’re looking for. You probably have a particular style in mind (e.g. in ear, on-ear headphones, over-ear headphones) and an idea of the colorways to best match clothing […]View