Truly wireless earbuds. Apple’s AirPods are the best known example, but there are plenty of clever boffins in labs turning out these super portable headphones. The properly wireless design makes them feel magical, but it also brings some challenges. Today, we’ll be testing the Soundbeats Q29 to see how these £40 wireless earbuds measure up.Specifications and FeaturesBluetooth 4.1 (HFP, HSP, A2DP, AVRCP) 45mAh polymer lithium battery 5.3 grams each Comes with charging case, USB cable, 3 pairs of eartips, user manualDesign
The Q29 have a simple design; they are in-ear headphones that terminate in a blob of plastic instead of the traditional wires. Each [...]
With the recent surge of interest in headphones thanks to the combination of style and sound quality from brands like Dr Dre’s Beats, there are a lot of other firms capitalising on it. One of these is BassBuds, which has a big line up of Classic variants. Available in a lot of different colours, the Classics feature a crystal ear in-lay and a built in mic for answering your phone on the move.
Let’s see if they stack up in our tests.SpecificationsIntergrated Microphone with Call/MP3 Controller Answer/End Call Control Play/ Pause your MP3 Player Skip Forwards and Backwards through your music Activate voice control commands. Compatible with [...]
Like it or not, the headphone brands from big-name artists like Dr Dre, 50 Cent and Ludacris, have opened up a new market for quality sound in headphones and earbuds. However while style and substance are there in varying quantities and they’re great for everyday use or while in a relaxed state, often the bulky designs aren’t perfect for working out with. Even the best earbuds will occasionally fall out, or they’ll get sweaty and slide around; what’s the solution?
Apparently it’s this sort of thing: Sharkfin Self-molding Ear Buds. They fit around the earphones and mold to the shape of your ear, holding them in place while [...]