JBL’s recently released Synchros E series is designed to offer high quality sound, substance and build quality with reasonable prices. At the top of the line is the E50BT, a wireless Bluetooth model with large over-the-ear drivers.
The Synchros E50BT certainly look substantial right out of the box, with large, comfortable earcups which do a great job blocking out ambient sound.
I seem to remember there being some bone conduction headphones on the market a few years back, but these are the first that I’ve come across in a while. These headphones look like an interesting middle ground between headphones and earphones.
The Damson Headbones rely on bone conduction to deliver sound.
A company called MarBlue has come up with a solution for kid-proof headphones that’s so simple you’ll regret not coming up with it and getting mad funds on Kickstarter. They’re called HeadFoams, a pair of headphones with its electronics encased in soft, flexible and non-toxic EVA foam.
Now you can talk on your mobile phone in the cold and be relatively comfy. There’s no need to have cold ears. Now you can be chatty and keep those ears warm and toasty at the same time thanks to these Bluetooth Ear Muffs.
If you find yourself listening to your tunes at night, check out these fun earbuds which have light-up cables. iGlō Pulse headphones not only illuminate, they can pulse to the beat of your music.
The wires are powered by a a built-in rechargeable battery which can provide up to three hours of light on a charge.
If you’re in the market for a pair of stylish headphones with unique finishes and solid sound, you might want to check out LSTN. Their lightweight headphones look good, and support a good cause. Buying a pair of LSTN headphones helps the Starkey Hearing Foundation help those with hearing loss.
I’ve recently been spending some quality time with V-Moda’s substantial Crossfade M-100 headphones, and have been quite impressed with them on virtually every level. Not only do they have great styling and truly impressive build quality, they sound excellent.
Wearable technology is still at a very early stage, but we’re seeing more refined and truly useful examples every so often. Bragi’s Dash is the latest example. Calling this tiny pair of devices “headphones” is as fair as calling the iPhone a “phone.”
We first heard about Avegant’s Glyph retinal display a few months ago, which uses tiny mirrors and optics to reflect images directly to the user’s eyes instead of using conventional displays. Now in beta, the Glyph has a new trick: a headphone mode.
If you’re in the market for some high quality headphones, and also want something with a cool, modern style, you might want to check out the KEF M500 headphones. I recently had the opportunity to put these to the test, and would like to share my experiences.
There are huge number of headphones available on the market today running the gamut from dirt cheap to incredibly expensive. There are headphones aimed at everyone from users who don’t really care what the music sounds like all the way up to audiophiles who will pay huge money to hear every little nuance in their favorite tracks.
When listening to music or movies on your computer or mobile device, nothing beats a good pair of headphones. And while the market is flush with inexpensive earbuds, they often make me long for better sound quality.