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The Best Headphones for Airplane Travel

August 07, 2019

You can shut the world out and get some peace without worrying about engine location when in an airplane. Learn 4 key features when shopping for the perfect headphones for travel.

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Are My Wireless Headphones Draining My iPhone X Battery Faster? Here’s How to Stay Powered All Day

April 29, 2019

These days, the batteries in our smartphones are bigger and beefier than ever before. And yet, making it to the end of a workday or travel day without dipping into dangerously red territory on your battery life meter is almost cause for celebration. So, what gives? Why is iPhone X...

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How to Fix Earphones: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Music Back

April 26, 2019

There are few things in life as disheartening as firing up your smartphone or Bluetooth device of choice, only to find that your earphones aren’t working anymore. Unfortunately, if you’ve ended up here, chances are good that exactly that has happened to you. And chances are just as good that...

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Why Headphone Design Matters: How to Pick Between On-Ear and In-Ear Designs

April 16, 2019

As discussed in our last post, picking out the perfect pair of headphones first involves figuring out which style of headphone will best fit your needs. For instance, should you go with in ear vs earbuds? Earbuds vs earphones? Last time around, we took a broad look at the three...

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Does Price Matter When Buying Headphones?

April 10, 2019

You’ve made up your mind that it’s time to upgrade from the free earbuds that came with your smartphone. You want something nicer. Something more durable. Something that sounds better. But how much, exactly, should you expect to pay for a reasonable upgrade?  Unfortunately, the answer to that question isn’t...

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What are Sound Waves and How Do They Affect Your Music?

April 10, 2019

In our post on active noise cancellation, we made many references to the fact that sound exists in the form of waves, but what does that actually mean? What is it that’s waving when sound travels from a speaker or headphone to your ears? After all, it’s not as if...

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Why Headphone Design Matters: How to Pick Between Headphone, Earphone, and Neckband Designs

March 20, 2019

Have you ever asked yourself, which is better: earphones or headphones? Whether you’re looking for something to spice up your next workout, a sound solution for that next conference call, or a personal sound device to drown out the drone of the engines on your next transcontinental flight, a good...

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ADVANTAGES OF LISTENING TO MUSIC BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP

February 19, 2019

Music is a powerful tool. It can pump us up during our workouts and sports, it can help us when we’re feeling blue, and it can even help us get a better night’s sleep. Studies have shown that music can help you to de-stress, improve your quality of rest, increase...

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Noise cancellation & Sound quality: 3 Common Misconceptions

January 24, 2019

There’s no denying that active noise cancellation (ANC) is great, especially if you’re trying to enjoy your tunes, games, podcasts, or movies on a long flight, noisy commute, or right next to a droning air conditioner. But as we explained in a recent blog post on what makes headphones noise cancelling, NC technology...

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Headphones Not Working with Your Smartphone? Three Tips to Find a Fix

November 07, 2018

You’ve toggled Bluetooth off and on already. You’ve power cycled your headphones and checked to make sure they’re not already paired with two active devices. You’re definitely sure that your iPhone and headphones are within three feet of one another. But for some reason, your favorite wireless headphones just won’t work...

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