iPod Headphones and Earbuds
Sennheiser has announced three new headphone models with what they’re calling a universal inline remote. Rather than have a dedicated cable for each type of smartphone (one for iPhone and one for all others), these new headphones are designed to work with most popular iOS, Android, and Blackberry phones.
Retro details like chrome-covered earcup sliders mix with modern carbon fiber texture on the earcups themselves for a look that’s unmistakably Ferrari, though they are designed to look more like the pit crew’s headphones than a race car. Featuring 50mm drivers, the Scuderia Ferrari P200 headphones deliver sound that’s just as big as they look, but boldness often sacrifices nuance.
Scosche—purveyors of headphones, iDevices accessories, and car audio—has just announced availability of their RH1060 Bluetooth headphones. The RH1060 are reference grade, and feature built-in controls on the ear cups that allow you to both enjoy and control your music wirelessly. AppleTell has looked at a number of impressive Scosche products over the years, and they’ve always delivered excellent audio, to which they’ve now added the freedom of wireless.
The id America Metropolitan Aluminum In-Ear Headphones are pretty basic with some added features to bring extra value to the $29.99 asking price.
Denon’s headphone lineup recently expanded to include a new member in the Music Maniac family. The AH-D340 are designed for acoustic purity, delivering an exceptional sound that’s perfect for someone who aspires to audiophile-grade sound but doesn’t want to spend quite that much.
Inspired by the speedy racecars and relentless pace of technological progress achieved by the Ferrari F1 team, the Scuderia Ferrari collection of headphones is a much more affordable way to say you own a Ferrari. Featuring a stunning design and active noise cancellation (ANC), the Ferrari R300 on-ear headphones combine high technology and design into an attractive package.
Ah, the rest of the world, with its hustle and bustle, hopes and dreams. Sometimes you just want it all to shut up and leave you alone while you listen to music. If you’ve got the scratch to invest in a luxury pair of full-size headphones, the Polk Ultra Focus 8000 combines rich sound with some fantastic noise-canceling technology.
Before you start your weekend festivities in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, head over to Scosche and stock up on anything from Bluetooth speakers to on-ear headphones. At 20% off, you can afford to get the good stuff and still have enough to have fun down at the pub.
Phiaton Corporation is well known for creating high end audio headphones and earphones for an optimal listening experience, and they recently released the Moderna series of headphones and earphones. Are they worthy? We took the Moderna MS 200 earphones for a test drive to find out.
With the Pro series headphones, Yamaha has taken liberal amounts of style and sound quality and mixed them up. If you want headphones that make both fashion and audio statements, the Yamaha Pro 400 headphones are a solid choice, delivering powerful sound and a splashy design.