The Jabra Elite Sport goes a step further by including a heart rate monitor to track your fitness and a number of interesting features to enjoy music and experience it differently.
The Shure SHA900 has an incredibly small profile and a deliciously sleek design. Its exterior case is made from a high-finish chrome and aluminum, and the whole device is designed to strap behind your phone. There are two rubberized pads at the back, which provide some scratch protection.
Etymotic represents one of the best in technology and sound in the industry, thanks to its unparalleled engineering and performance. The new Etymotic ER4XR, which is the Extended Response model, and the Etymotic ER4SR, which is the Studio Reference model, are Etymotic’s latest in-ear headphones, which have very similar remains of the company’s original product.
If you’re looking for an alternative to sporting that Star Trek-like bluetooth earpiece for your phone calls, take a gander at Jabra’s new Halo Smart headset, which let you switch between calls and music without swapping out one pair of earbuds for another. The around-your-neck design lets you wear these inconspicuously and comfortably, all the while having a Bluetooth solution at the ready, supporting both calls and music seamlessly.
This year Audio-Technica updates there already successful ATH-MSR7 headphones with a new noise cancelling version appropriately named the ATH-MSR7NC. The company bumps up the price about $50 for the new version, so the retail on these cans rounds out at $300. But we think it’s worth it considering the specs alone. These premium headphones apparently are one of a handful of high resolution audio certified headphones with active noise-cancelling technology, and Audio-Technica explains that by re-positioning the acoustic vent and mic, the headphones achieve noise cancelling without affecting the sound quality.
The recently announced Philips Fidelio NC1 are part of Philip’s premium range of noise-cancelling headphones, and designed with comfort, portability and some serious stylistic pizzazz. The NC1s are similar in shape and size to their brother, the Fidelio M1, and provide ample room to cover your entire ear, but not so big as to look clunky. They’re great for commutes, and offer the latest in noise- cancelling technology.
While Marshall has always been the go-to brand for professional musicians needing a good amp, the company also entered the headphone business a couple years back, and their latest Major II offers a great addition to the on-ear line, particularly since they’re offering a few new product shades to the mix including black, white and brown. In fact, starting from March 25th, the various colors of the Major II headphones will hit over 90 countries.
The Färbe Technik metal earbuds are well constructed boasting a high-end look and feel with a chrome-like finish. The structure is solid and the ear pieces are slim cylinder-like shape, which fit well in the ear. The 3 interchangeable silicon ear tips will adjust to nearly any ear, big or small.
The Philips Fidelio NC1L headphones are a pair of Apple-focused headphones that offer a direct digital connection, which means that these active noise-canceling headphones don’t need their own separate battery. They can draw power directly from the device. This also helps boost quality for amplification and other features that now do not need to depend on a separate power source.
While you might think of the company Alpine as being synonymous for killer car audio systems, they’ve made a leap into the headphone market, and what a leap it has been. The Alpine Headphones combine extraordinary design with functionality with the best-of-the-best audio quality, to produce what many are saying as some of the best headphones to enter the market in a while.