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  • House of Marley 'Smile Jamaica'
    House of Marley releases tangle-free 'Smile Jamaica' earbuds
    Seems like I'm not the only one who gets frustrated with cords getting tangled on our favorite pair of earbuds.I've tested no less than three different pairs of earbuds that claim to be be tangle-resistant, and for the most part they...
  • BudStraps
    BudStraps keep your earbuds in place
    I don't remember a year where there have been so many new earbuds and even accessories for earbuds.Is the 2014-15 holiday season the "season of the earbud?"I don't know, but the products are sure fun to try and test.Clip. Go.That...
  • PureBoom SoundBuds
    Rick's Picks: No-tangle earbuds should be on your list
    Two companies try their hands at tangle-free earbuds.It's one of my pet peeves. Earbuds are notorious for getting tangled, wrapped about various things and getting tied up in knots.I'm rough on earbuds. I travel with them. I sleep with...
  • iHome (iB18) noise isolating metal earbuds: Review
    iHome (iB18) noise isolating metal earbuds: Review
    The iHome iB18 are well and attractively packaged and are available in turquoise, magenta, gray, lime green and violet. They stop background noises before they reach your auricles and feature an in-line microphone (which is compatible with most...
  • Skullcandy's Method for success
    Skullcandy's Method for success
    The world of the earbud - not glamorous by any measure. These little providers of music, audiobooks, and phone calls are pretty much innocuous until they inevitably stop working after a lifetime of nearly constant abuse. Then, all of sudden, they...
  • The earjax lyrics edition Premium Earbuds sound off!
    Real Sound Real On-the-Go with earjax lyrics edition Premium Earbuds
    When was the last time you listened to music just for the joy of it? Bet it can’t happen with those cheap earbuds that get tossed in with smartphones and which have become the “defacto” standard for so-called audio quality. Pitch...
  • Need to know: Skullcandy Method
    Need to know: Skullcandy Method
    Recently, Skullcandy announced the launch of their Sport Performance collection of earbuds. This trio is designed to stay in the ear under the toughest conditions, and according to Skullcandy they were “tested by the most demanding...
  • Zipbuds.com
    Zipbuds.com: Review
    Zipbuds, LLC, is a California company. They were founded in 2010 and their mission is to give back to the city of San Diego. Its founders are Robin DeFay, Erik Groset and Justin Liu.Received from Zipbuds:1 Package of ZipbudsThe earphones which we...
  • The Velodyne vPulse In-Ear Headphones
    Velodyne’s vPulse In-Ear Headphones
    Are these the high performance in-ear headphones you need? The Velodyne Web SiteNot all ear buds are created equal. If you thinkthat there is little to no difference between various in-ear headphones, you may want to seriously rethink that...
  • SkullCandy Dime floral/burgundy ear buds
    Review: SkullCandy Dime floral/burgundy ear buds
    I had a pair of SkullCandy Ink’d earbuds for as long as I can remember, and I loved them. With their crisp sound, small structure and beautiful pink and white look, I never thought I’d see the day that they would break. It started with...
  • Headphone project
    Headphones project
    Anyone who has children that have any type of electronics knows that headphones go faster then a plate of pizza put in front of a child. Whether you buy the most expensive brand or the cheapest ones you can find, headphones seem to break easily...
  • 10799
    Clarity from Monoprice: The 10799 review
    Tis the season to be thinking about the grad or dad in your life. Generally, both work hard at what they do, and they deserve some recognition for that hard work. One way to do this is with a nifty gift. One gift idea that is pretty darn nifty is...
  • Moxy Earbuds
    Moxy earbuds are high-end but at a low price
    If I ask my readers, what's the main reason they choose to use over-the-ear headphones over earbuds and they will say, "the fit."They have a good point.Finding an ultra-light earbud that is comfortable and gives a good fit is a tough...
  • Need to know: Noise Cancelling Earphones from Monoprice
    Need to know: Noise Cancelling Earphones from Monoprice
    Here in Examiner-land, the subject of menswear is pretty broad. Basically, if you wear it or regularly carry it, whatever it happens to be, it is menswear. With many of us modern men also being rather marsupial-like, thanks to backpacks, messenger...
  • Uplift, indeed: A review
    Uplift, indeed: A review
    Back in August, the Zion earbuds from House of Marley, thanks to their earth-friendly design, comfortable fit, and solid performance, earned 4 out of 5 stars right here in this column. That fifth star, especially when it comes to electronics, only...