Category Archives: headphones

Beyond AirPods, ‘True’ Wireless Headphones Developing Into Lucrative Market

Anyone traversing sidewalks, trains, buses and running paths have noticed the white sticks sticking out of the ears of a growing number of people. Apple’s completely wireless AirPods — a type of completely wire-free earbuds that wirelessly connect via Bluetooth … Continue reading

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‘Ready Player One’: Good Movie, Bad VR Future-casting

Far be it from me to find fault with filmmaker-great Steven Spielberg or with author Ernest Cline. But as effective and entertaining as Ready Player One is, its depiction of what VR will be like 25 years hence is, conceptually, ridiculous. Continue … Continue reading

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Party & Sporty: Sony Targets The Young & Active With New Portable Audio

Sony officially announced a new splash-proof wireless in-ear bud with both active noise cancelation, along with a new series of behind-the-neck Bluetooth sport earphones and colorful portable Bluetooth/NFC speakers with flashing LED trim, all aimed squarely at the young and … Continue reading

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Selfie Journals & Viper Drones: Tech Toys Grow Up To Keep Up

Welcome to the future, where kids aren’t happy with toys that just … well, sit there. Now playthings must move on the ground and through the air and even speak of their own or user-programmed accord. This year’s Toy Fair … Continue reading

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Should You Switch from Wired to Bluetooth Headphones?

A piece I wrote for Slickdeals, which you can read here.

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Bose QuietControl 30 Hands On: Most Advanced In-Ear Phones Ever?

A preview of the new Bose QuietControl 30 Bluetooth/active noise canceling in-ear phones, coming in September, for a site called Gadget Review, which you can read here.

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The Best Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones

My sort of annual roundup of the best Bluetooth stereo earphones for Techlicious.

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Tips for Better Headphone Music Quality

Do portable DACs and amplifiers actually improve the sound produced by mobile music devices and compressed MP3s? I explore these sound-enhancing devices for Electronic House magazine.

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Philips Fidelio NC1 Noise-Canceling Headphones Review

Here are two associated posts from Techlicious concerning the new Philips Fidelio NC1 noise canceling headphones: first, a straight-up review of the new Philips’ phones, and an updated version of my “best noise canceling headphones” roundup in which the Philips … Continue reading

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Headphones: Listen Up!

My broad “what’s the best headphone” roundup from Consumers Digest. Listen up and listen good, pilgrim.

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