Don't-Miss Headphone Stories
Jim Dalrymple learns what a good pair of in-ear canalphones can do to improve his iPod experience.
Plantronics' .Audio 480 headset features a noise-canceling mic and sound-isolating earbuds.
Pro audio earphone-maker Future Sonics on Tuesday began offering its new Atrio Series earphones to consumers on a limited basis. The company typically makes earphones for professional musicians, but said interest from consumers led them to offer the Atrio in a variety of markets.
SoundTech's LightSnake iChat is a multimedia headset with an earbud style design that lights up when it senses sound.
RadTech is offering a new Bluetooth in-ear headset that features 15+ hours of runtime plus an anti-bacterial coating on its earbud.
When Jim Dalrymple tried out his first pair of in-ear-canal headphones with an iPod, he realized what he had been missing in terms of comfort and music quality.
As more and more people own iPods, Zens, and Zunes, and use those players in noisy environments, in-ear-canal headphones have become increasingly popular. We've put together this primer to help you understand what makes canalphones unique and why you may (or may not) want to give them a try.
PC World's staff was on hand in Las Vegas to sort through all the offerings at the massive Consumer Electronics Show. Here are some of their choices for the good, bad, and horrible things they found on the show floor.
Our Gear Guide concludes with five iPod add-ons and five more gadgets aimed at people who love to create music as much as they love listening to it.
iPods? Macs everywhere you looked? Twisted Sister? Jim Dalrymple saw it all at last week’s music industry trade show.
Jonathan Seff has walked around part of the exhibit hall at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show and found a few new products that should interest Mac users.
Digital Age is offering wireless headphones and a 2.1 speaker system for notebook computers.
Plantronics on Monday unveiled a new headset with stereo speakers and built-in mic it says is equally suited for Macs and iPods.
Whether you’ve got a shuffle, a mini, or a regular dockable iPod, you can choose from an amazing array of add-ons for your music player. Playlistmag.com’s Dan Frakes and Christopher Breen pick out some of their favorites. Plus: we’ve got the latest tips for using the iPod shuffle and iTunes.
A USB-powered coffee mug? It’s just one of the gadgets that makes a perfect holiday gift for a Mac user on the go. And if you have Mac-loving gamers on your holiday gift list, never fear—we’ve got cool gadgets for them, too, in part three of our Gear Guide.