Posts Tagged ‘in-ear’
  • Ultimate Ears defies all odds, pumps out 12 driver (6 + 6) UE 18 Pro’s.
    by Mike
    Posted January 14th, 2010 at 11:07 am
    First there was the phenomenon of headphones shrunk into earbuds. Then came dual drivers and noise canceling. 3 drivers left me drooling while 4 drivers started to sound crazy. Well, throw your previous notion of  "crazy" out of the window because Ultimate Ears is kicking up the driver-per-ear race (didn't know that there was a race) another notch with their Ultimate Ears 18 Pro. So what's so great about the $1,350 UE 18 Pro? If you strive for clarity, separation, sound stage, etc. etc.,...
  • Ambient noise a thing of the past thanks to Yurbuds [Review]
    by Mike
    Posted December 26th, 2009 at 2:05 pm
    Ever wish you could get some of the background noise blocking characteristics of expensive in-ear headphones without shelling out the top of the line price? One word: "Yurbuds". At first, I thought they were a tad gimmicky -- slipping what are basically rubber/synthetic sleeves over your current ear buds and all of a sudden gaining sonic qualities often lost to the nuances of everyday life that invade your music listening experience. But I was surprised, quite surprised in fact. My Y...
  • Apple’s In-ear headphones now available!
    by Mike
    Posted December 2nd, 2008 at 3:03 pm
    I would consider myself pretty close to an audiophile. I use AAC 256 for music on my iPhone because of space limitations and the battery life is already terrible enough. However, I have an old iRiver iHP-120 that to this day trumps ANY player available. With that, I use FLAC. I have also been through many headphones. From Shure e2's to my current Super.fi 5 Pro's. The latest being $249. Expensive by more casual listeners perspective, but on the audiophile side they are pretty reasonable f...
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