Posts Tagged ‘headphones’
This week’s is a simple one … When it comes to over-ear headphones, Forbes magazine asks, which do you prefer … Open-Back or Closed-Back?
Hot on the heels of yesterday’s post about the Sony portable amp/DAC comes the new high-end ATH-D900USB headphones from Audio Technica that come with a 24-bit USB DAC built into the left ear cup. There’s not a great deal of information available about these new headphones at this stage. They’re powered by Burr-Brown amplifiers and [...]
If you travel regularly and you’re looking to invest in a pair of headphones that insulate you from the din that surrounds you, which way should you jump – noice cancelling (which electronically cancel the actual soundwaves) or noise isolating (physically block ambient noise with their seal against your ear)? Forbes Tech’s Geoffrey Morrison seeks [...]
Some useful advice here fron CNET on how to buy headphones, or, to be more specific, on which headphones to wear while you’re out and about, and which to choose for listening in the (relative?) peace and quiet of your private lair. The article’s author, Steve Guttenberg, for example, swears by his $99 Velodyne vPulse [...]
Alexander Graham Bell (telephone), John Logie Baird (television), James Clark-Maxwell (radio). These revered Scottish inventors transformed mass communication. Now 25-year old Glaswegian Andrew Anderson, with his OnBeat solar-powered headphones, which also recharge your phone, has come up with a very neat, if not world-changing, idea that could dramatically change our listening experience and allow us [...]