Are Headphones Illegal While Driving?

November 13, 2017

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...

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Earphones vs Headphones: A Sound Debate

November 01, 2017

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...

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Reasons You Need Water Resistant Earbuds

October 05, 2017

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...

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

June 05, 2017

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...

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

May 26, 2017

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...

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

May 09, 2017

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...

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Neckband Headphones: Why Is This Design Becoming So Popular?

May 09, 2017

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...

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Essentials for a Long Flight: 3 Gadgets to Pack

March 17, 2017

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...

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Tell-Tale Signs You Need New Wireless Headphones

February 24, 2017

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,...

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Tech Tips to Survive the Rest of the Winter Season

February 22, 2017

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...

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