earphones Stories August 12, 2015

Headphone maker Jaybird has released the latest iteration of its popular Bluetooth in-ears. This new model, the X2, builds on the success of the previous generation with upgraded internals and a custom designed Bluetooth codec that the manufacturer promises will deliver high performance sound that “rivals top wired headphones”. Designed with active users in mind, this new pair of earphones aims to provide a top-of-the-line audio experience no matter the setting or activity.

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earphones Stories July 1, 2015

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Bluetooth wireless headphones have had a huge year following increases in stability and battery life as version 4.1 has began to ship from multiple manufacturers. Today we’re catching up on a new release from Samsung that – surprise, surprise – has a familiar Apple-like design. expand full story

earphones Stories May 19, 2015

expiredMpow Bluetooth 4.0 wireless sport earphones (Apple Watch comp) $22 Prime shipped (Reg. $28)

For many of us Apple Watch is the perfect workout companion, which means a pair of Bluetooth 4.0 in-ear headphones are a must. Today we have a highly rated set for just over $20 Prime shipped, specifically designed for keeping active.

Patozon via Amazon is offering the Mpow Swift Bluetooth 4.0 Wireless Sport in-ear headphones for $27.99, but using code T9B428M9 during checkout will drop your total down to $21.99. They ship free for Prime members (free trial) or on orders of $35 or more. All three colors are available at the discounted price. That’s $6 under the regular selling price, and within a few dollars of the lowest we’ve seen, which tend to be very limited sales that end within hours.

They are sweatproof and feature Bluetooth 4.0 technology, three sizes of ear hooks, “noise, wind and echo reduction”, and are compatible with Apple Watch, iPhone 6/Plus and Android devices. The Mpow Swifts have received a 4.2/5 star rating from over 1,300 Amazon customers and ship with an 18-month warranty and an 45 days money-back guarantee from Mpow. More details below:

earphones Stories March 25, 2015

Sol Republic Tracks Air Bluetooth Headphones Update 3/26 2PM: Best Buy now has the Sol Republic Tracks On-Ear Headphones in Black for a low $49.99 shipped. That’s $50 off and the lowest we can find.

Motorola is once again offering the Sol Republic Tracks Air Bluetooth Headphones for only $74.95 shipped. That’s $125 off the list price, $54 better than Amazon and the best offer we’ve seen.

You can choose from four different colors and the headphones feature “Super-Power Wireless” that lets you control Tracks Air from up to 150 feet away and a battery that can last 15 hours. Amazon customers gave them 4.5/5 star reviews.

Klipsch Image X10 Noise-Isolating Earphones-sale-01Buy via eBay Daily Deals has the Klipsch Image X10 Noise-Isolating Earphones for $79.99 shipped. That’s well over $100 under the original listing, $35 better than Amazon and the best price we can find.

They feature a lightweight armature design with technology that “eliminates ear fatigue and discomfort.” They come with a faux-leather carrying case, compact pouch, a 1/4-inch adaptor, airline adaptor, 5 ear gels sets and an ear gel cleaning tool. The X10s have received a 4.1/5 star rating from nearly 900 Amazon customers.

Also, Newegg has the JBL J88 Premium Over-Ear Headphones (Black) for only $24.95 shipped. That’s 81% off the list price and the lowest we’ve seen. They feature an 8Hz to 24kHz frequency response, gold-plated 3.5mm connector, 50mm drivers, and detachable cable.

You’ll find more headphones deals in today’s Daily Deals.

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earphones Stories March 17, 2015

expiredKlipsch Image X5 Noise-Isolating in-ear headphones $70 shipped (Reg. $90+), more

Newegg is offering the Klipsch Image X5 Noise-Isolating Earphones for $99.99, but using code EMCAPKV48 drops the total down to $69.99 shipped. That’s $180 under the original listing, $50 below the average selling price, $20 under Amazon and the best we can find.

Features:

  • High-performance Sound Isolating Earphones
  • Exclusive Counter Ear-gels are oval-shaped
  • One of world’s smallest and lightest in-ear earphones
  • Superior Armature Technology
  • 5 sets of tips, compact magnetic case, airline adapter and cleaning tool.

This set comes with a 1 year limited warranty and has received a 4.1/5 star rating from nearly 90 Amazon customers. For more discounted headphone options, check out these JBL on-ears for $25 or this Bluetooth set for $60. You’ll also find the Sennheiser MM30i in-ear headphones w/ mic and controls for iOS devices for $19.99 Prime shipped right now (orig. $50, within $2 of all-time low).

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Complete Comfort and Fit Light in weight but heavy in sound, Image X5 headphones are loaded with advanced comfort features and proven technology, so you can enjoy pure performance without any pain. The Image X5 features patented oval ear tips that naturally fit the shape of your ear canals, reducing ear fatigue and producing a perfect acoustic seal.

Total Immersion At the heart of every Klipsch product is 65 years of audio expertise beating strong. Our commitment to no-compromise performance has made us the preferred choice of top cinema operators, a leader in stereo and home theater sound and now a premium name in headphones. The Image X5 is a balanced full-range armature driver design with a tuned bass-reflex system for crisp, clear highs and deep, impressive lows. In other words, you can experience rich, enveloping sound performances that virtually put you on stage with your favorite artists.

Beauty in the Details A must-have for fashion-forward listeners, the Image X5 headphones feature sophisticated electroplated aluminum housings and streamlined, aerodynamic-shaped black “tails.” These flexible tails not only look good, they reduce cable stress and serve as an acoustic damper to minimize cable noise.

Built to Last Klipsch has gone to great lengths to ensure the long-lasting durability of the Image X5 headphones, including its 50-inch-long cables. Subjected to extensive real world testing, Klipsch headphones feature enhanced cables and durable strain relief at every connection point to prevent wire damage. In fact, Klipsch Image headphone products endure some of the most rigorous testing in the industry.

earphones Stories November 9, 2014

Beats Tour 2.0 in-ear headphones (multiple colors) $120 shipped (Reg. $150), more

Amazon has the Beats Tour 2.0 In-Ear Headphones in black for $119.96 shipped. That’s more than $30 under the regular price tag and the lowest price we can find on a brand new 2.0 set from a trusted retailer. All four color options are available at the discounted price today: black, red titanium and white.

Features:

  • Flat Tangle-free cable. That’s why we’ve redesigned our cables to make sure they’re ultra-flexible, flat and tangle-free.
  • Improved design for better fit, delivered right to your eardrum. Replaceable ear tips and one pair of comfy foam tips included.
  • New water resistant metal housing with 3 button control talk cable. Switch easily between songs and incoming calls.

They have received a 3.7/5 star rating from over 130 Amazon customers. Be sure to check out today’s Daily Deals post for more headphone options and if you’re looking for a set of DJ cans, Amazon has the Numark Electrowave Premium Isolating Headphones for $49 shipped (orig. $250) today.

More from Beats:

Big Sound. Small Package.

It’s rare to find big sound in something so small. Beats Tour earphones are among the first earbuds to hold their own against over ear headphones. Now with a newly designed custom fit and improved sound quality, you can get even closer to the music.

Features:

Redesigned Fit

The perfect listening experience requires the perfect fit. We completely redesigned the Beats Tour and included removable wingtips to provide a customizable fit for precise sound.

Improved Sound

While compact and portable, the new Tour is powerful enough to handle all kinds of music. Now you can crank up the volume without distorting the sound.

Tangle-free Cables

Doesn’t matter how carefully you wind them up, cords and pockets just don’t mix. That’s why we’ve redesigned our cables to make sure they’re ultra-flexible and tangle-free.

Built-in Mic for Calls

Switch easily between songs and incoming calls. No need to take off your Tour to talk into the phone. It’s a seamless transition so you can always be on the go.

In the box:

  • Beats Tour earphones
  • In-ear headphones with inline remote & mic
  • Soft carry pouch
  • 4 pairs of ear tips
  • 3 pairs of secure fit wingtips
  • Type of jack: 3.5mm

About Beats Audio

The company’s mission is to provide a superior end-to-end music experience – with headphones, speakers, devices, and services – so fans feel the emotion and hear the music the way artists intended it to sound from the studio. This experience is aided by partnerships with HP, Chrysler Group and HTC Mobile. Led by Co-founder & CEO Jimmy Iovine, Co-founder Dr. Dre, and President & COO Luke Wood, Beats Electronics is based in Santa Monica, CA.

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