I have a very specific set of requirements for headphones: They need to be budget friendly, sweat proof, fit my ears, and they need to stay put. This seems like a relatively simple list, but finding headphones that adhere to all four is remarkably tough. Earbuds don’t fit my ears right, and over the ear headphones get sweaty easily.
If you’ve never heard of Modular, they are an American-based Audio company that has taken to CES to introduce their Mod-1 Digital, Analog, and Wireless Headphones. Coming complete with an awesome design and even greater quality, the Mod-1 Headphones are a Swiss Army Knife when it comes to audio experience. With its Bluetooth technology, the Mod-1 headphones also come with a…
Some time ago I reviewed the Plantronics BackBeat 500 on-ear headphones. At under $80, they were, and are a great deal. When Plantronics sent me the BackBeat FIT 300 for review they also sent me the new, BackBeat FIT 500 on-ear headphones. They look exactly like the BackBeat 500 headphones I reviewed previously, yet there are a few important differences.
With more than 4,000 companies exhibiting at CES, choosing the best of CES was a challenge. Even so, we want to recognize the products we saw that are truly innovative, take technology in new directions or, in one case, make something great accessible to every consumer.
I’ve previously reviewed each of the various generations of Plantronics’ BackBeat GO wireless earbuds. When they announced the BackBeat FIT 305 Wireless Sweatproof Sport Earbuds, I was curious to see what Plantronics had done to make excellent wireless earbuds even better. Not only am I impressed but Raina was too. She asked if she could keep my review sample.
A good pair of headphones is hard to find, but if you’re tired of searching, then you might want to check out JBL’s recently updated Everest series. Sporting three different models, the JBL Everest collection (710GA, 310GA, and 110GA) are made with different wearers in mind, depending on if you like around ear, on-ear, and in-ear.
Just announced at CES 2018 are four new models of the JBL Endurance, the company’s line of sport earphones for active lifestyles. JBL’s Endurance line includes the Endurance RUN, SPRINT, JUMP, and DIVE, all things I like to do, but all designed with a unique set of features that vary according to the activity. The SPRINT, JUMP, and DIVE MODELS all…
Moshi is an accessory design house we first got to know at CES a few years ago. They make awesome products, and we are excited to see them releasing a brand new product, the Avanti Air wireless headphones. The headphones are designed to blend minimalism with a luxurious aesthetic. We think they achieved their goal. What do you think?
I’m a huge fan of Libratone products. Their speakers can’t be beaten and now offer integration with Amazon Alexa. Their Q Adapt headphones are some of the best on the market. Now, Libratone is unveiling the Libratone TRACK+ In-Ear Wireless Adjustable Noise Cancellation Earphones. Their smallest wireless headphones yet, the TRACK+ allow you rock on in isolation from the world.
If you read our review last year about the YEVO 1 headphones, then you know how phenomenal they are both in looks and in the listening experience, so it’s no surprise that Stockholm-based YEVO Labs joined forces with Humanium Metal by IM to introduce Humanium Metal – a commodity for peace into the YEVO 1 Earphones. Labeled the YEVO x…
We’re pretty fond of Audeze here at Gear Diary. Just last year they announced the first ever in-ear planar headphones on the market so exactly how do you follow that up? Click to find out.
Fresh on the heels of their fully funded Vinci 1.5 Smart Headphones from Kickstarter back in 2016, Inspero Inc. announces their Vinci 2.0, the first standalone fitness headphones that come complete with 3G, music streaming, voice AI assistant and more. A second generation device by the AI-focused company, the Vinci 2.0 is geared for every single active person you know….
If you like neckband-style wireless earphones, you want to check out the Jabra Elite 25e. Offering up to 18 hours of battery time, the Elite 25e are both wind and water resistance. They are an update to the Jabra Halo Smart and have a new neckband design that is surprisingly comfortable.
Minimalistic, wireless earbuds are increasingly commonplace. Over the next few days, we will be looking at a few current options. This time out we have the Soul PRIME Wireless In-Ear Headphones. These earbuds were previously called the MINI but have been rebranded. Offering a nice price, good battery life, comfort and impressive sound, they are worth checking out.
Wicked Audio is a favorite here at Gear Diary, but a well-known brand across the board. The lifestyle audio brand makes everything from headphones to Bluetooth speakers, so it should be no surprise that the company is taking to CES 2018 to unveil six new products that are sure to catch your eye.
Motorola wants to make sure that your holiday stocking doesn’t end up with a lump of coal this year by offering up two great audio products that are not only affordable but should be on your radar as a gift for family, friends, or even just a gift for yourself.
This holiday season, Master & Dynamic has some awesome deals going on as well as some new collections for you to check out.
Running is great. Music is great. Combining them can be fun, but it also creates a safety issue. X-Shock thinks they have a “bright” idea to address this with transparent, LED-equipped wireless earbuds.
Bose is a brand that’s name is recognizable almost anywhere you go. Mostly they are known for their over-ear headphones like the QuietComfort 35’s that we reviewed earlier this year, but one thing that was long desired from many fans of the company was a pair of Truly wireless in-Ear headphones.
This holiday season, if you are looking for an affordable pair of wireless earbuds that not only look great but sound even better, then you need to check out the Zolo Liberty earbuds by Anker.
At $99.99 SOUL’s ST-XS True Wireless Earphones are yet another option for those who want “wireless wireless” headphones but don’t want to opt for Apple’s AirPods. The ST-XS lack the “tail” of Apple’s offering, but they are large enough that they won’t disappear into your ears when you wear them. Is saving $60 compared to the AirPods worth it? Maybe…