Author: Josiah

Josiah is a technician, while he is not in the lab you may find him testing headphones and DIY audio devices

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Sony WI-C400 Around The Neck Bluetooth Headphones Review

Neckband Bluetooth headphones are prominent for the call quality and battery life, Sony last year joined the mid-range neckband headphones market with the Sony WI-C400. Previously Sony announced two high-end neckband models, the active noise cancelling WI-1000X and the WI-H700 but in terms of battery life none of them …

Best USB C Earbuds

We have to admit buying a new pair of headphones is confusing. The headphone market gets disrupted with a lot of jack types, features (Bluetooth, ANC, HRM) and design (in ear, over ear, on ear, true wireless earbuds). Traditional 3.5mm jack is still ubiquitous, lightinng and USB C come in …

Why High-end Earbuds Don’t Go Bluetooth

High-end wired earbuds (in ear headphones) cost several hundred of dollars, but we haven’t seen a steady move of these earbuds to Bluetooth. There are a few reasons. Bluetooth tech hasn’t made a break-through about the sound quality. Bluetooth sound are supposed to be for active personalities rather than …

5 Best Sounding True Wireless Earbuds 2019

Since 2014 I started to write about true wireless earbuds, the year the Dash, a German startup started their project on kickstarter with Bragi and the next year Earin announced Earin M-1, claimed as the world’s smallest earbuds. The Apple, Samsung and other audio makers come in and …

5 Best Dual Driver Earbuds, In ear Headphones, Earphones

While Dynamic driver plays an important role for the rumbling bass and dynamic sound, Balanced Armature (BA) drivers define the clarity in certain ranges. Earbuds in ear headphones today are taking advantages of both these drivers, either they are build with dual dynamic drivers or a hybrid – …

Best Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds Under 50

Since Amazon allowed third party sellers to sell on their platform we’ve seen the unprecedented grow of wireless Bluetooth earbuds, mainly in the price range under $50. While their sound quality is not that much varied, there are a lot of styles you can choose from, neckband, headband …

How To Wear Earbuds Properly For Better Sound

Even you own the best earbuds, if they don’t fit very well into your ears, you will never get optimum sound–the frequency response curve produced in the way designers aimed to. Sometimes, you may have a bad review about your new pair of earbuds because you wear them in the …

10 Best Sounding Earbuds of 2018

Earbuds’ sound is rated to be the best if they can reproduce exactly the same sound from the tracks that the audio recorder intended so we say their sound is accurate. But this is just an aspect of great sounding earbuds. Other such as soundstage, mid-range, bass, treble …

Best Bluetooth Earbuds For Phone Calls

These are best Bluetooth earbuds for phone calls. Note that they are also great for music listening. The neckband bluetooth earbuds are the winner in this category because of their long battery life, solid Bluetooth connection and high quality calls. Some true wireless earbuds are also in our …

Sony STH30 Earbuds Review – Earpods for Android Phones

The Sony STH30 are compact, lightweight, comfortable earbuds, and they come with a a budget price tag. My first impression hand-on with these earbuds are their flashy, sleek design, which is undeniably typically identical to Apple Earpods, and is water/dust-resistance scored IP5-7. The waterproof rating means that it can be …

Skullcandy Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds Are They Worth It?

Skullcany wireless earbuds come in a collar form or with a cable. There are totally five wireless Skullcandy earbuds you could buy, XTFREE, METHOD WIRELESS, SMOKIN’ BUDS 2 WIRELESS, INK’D WIRELESS and JIB WIRELESS. Which pair you would choose? Skullcandy Method Wireless A neckband style Bluetooth headphones How do they fit: the neckband …