Touch Control Stories May 11, 2016

expiredAmazon Gold Box – up to 64% off TaoTronics LED Desk Lamps from $21 Prime shipped (Orig. up to $40)

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering up to 64% off TaoTronics LED desk lamps. All of the options in the sale carry 4+ star rating from hundreds (or thousands) and are currently listed at the lowest they have been offered for on Amazon. One standout is the TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp with Gooseneck and Touch Control for $20.49 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $49. That’s very close to 50% below the original listing, and the best price we can find by $5 or so.

Touch Control Stories April 28, 2015

Samsung’s smart audio brand, Level, is readying a pair of new Bluetooth devices for this summer. Following in the footsteps of the previously released and highly rated over-ear models, the upcoming Samsung Level On wireless headphones offer much of the same but in a smaller, on-ear form factor. The company’s new Bluetooth adapter will offer wireless audio streaming to your car, speaker system, traditional wired headphones and more.

You’ll find the announcement video and more details below: expand full story

Touch Control Stories November 17, 2014

expiredParrot Zik Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones w/ Touch Control $328 shipped (Reg. $400)

Amazon has the Parrot Zik Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Touch Control in black/gold for $327.61 shipped. That’s more than $72 or 18% under the regular $400 price tag, the best new price we can find from a trusted retailer by $70 and the lowest we’ve seen on a brand new black/gold set. Recently unveiled, be sure to check out the new Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones as well, as the price drop may be a result of those being introduced.

Features:

  • Tactile touch panel that enables sensual movements, head detection sensor
  • Tap on the right headphone to take or end a call, touch the panel for two seconds to reject it. Sliding your finger horizontally on the control panel allows you to switch between two calls.
  • Highly performing active noise control, specialized musical image
  • Bone conduction sensor, five microphones and a powerful digital signal processor
  • Free Android / iPhone / iPod remote application dedicated to the Parrot ZIK design by Starck

They have received 4/5 stars from over 400 Amazon customers. We also have some other headphone deals available right now like the Sennheiser MM30is for $40 shipped (orig. $80), Beats Tour 2.0 in-ears (multiple colors) for $120 shipped (Reg. $150), and MEElectronics Air-Fi AF52 wireless over-ears for $40 shipped (orig. $120). Also be sure to check out the recently unveiled Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones.

More from Parrot:

At Parrot we’ve developed new headphones using ground- breaking technology to create a truly immersive sound. The Zik are designed around a powerful processor that spatializes sound and recreates the acoustics of a concert hall. Three months ago, I asked Lou Reed for his opinion. He told me that the headphones were well tuned for classical music but not for rock. And he told me he could help.

So on September 30th, 2013, I travelled to his studio in New York; it would be the last time I would see him. Working alongside his experienced sound engineer as well as Parrot Zik’s acoustic designers, Lou Reed used his personal mastering studio to program the Zik as if he were adjusting the balance for one of his own performances. You can now experience the extraordinary results by using a special control on the Parrot Audio Suite app for iPhone® or Android™. Thank you Lou.

Parrot ZIK is fitted with an ultra-intuitive touch control panel on the right headphone: when connected via Bluetooth, slide your finger vertically to adjust the volume and horizontally to skip to the next track.

Parrot has developed a complete movement recognition algorithm designed to be simple and intuitive for the user.

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