Shure's New Cheap Earbuds Will Sound Way Better Than Your Crap EarPods

Shure is one of the oldest players in the earbud game—the company accidentally helped invent the category in the 90s whilst designing in-ear stage monitors for musicians. The company's stuff sounds fantastic, and now with it's new SE112, they'll cost just a couple bucks more than the unfortunate buds that ship with… » 1/03/14 11:54am 1/03/14 11:54am

Shuffle-Compatible Headphones Trickle In From Etymotics, Klipsch,…

We're just starting to get word on Shuffle VoiceOver-friendly headphones coming from third-party manufacturers. In addition to the news we've already seen from Scosche, there's a $100 pair from Klipsch, and we're being told that there will be more announced from Monster and Etymotics shortly, if not already. Shure… » 3/12/09 1:58pm 3/12/09 1:58pm

5 Gadgets You Can't Skimp On (And How to Save Money Buying Them)

The Financiapocalypse can't stop Christmas, but it can sure as hell suck some of the joy out of it. At the very least, it's probably making you reconsider just how much you wanna spend on toys for yourself and others this holiday season. You're probably looking to cut corners here and there, on dollar-store… » 11/26/08 12:20pm 11/26/08 12:20pm

Monster Turbine In-Ear Headphones Impressions (High Quality, Decent…

Monster just announced their first ear buds, the Turbine "In-Ear Speakers", a followup to the Beats By Dre cans » 11/12/08 12:00am 11/12/08 12:00am, and they are quite nice for the $150 price tag. I tried them on for a few hours, and so far I've been impressed with the clean, deep bass and crisp, clear mids and highs. In fact, I'd be willing to put…

Shure Rolls Out Cheaper SE102MPA Phone Headset, Bundles Free Music…

As you know from our recent » 9/02/08 12:30pm 9/02/08 12:30pm , we love Shure's SE line of in-ear headphones, especially when paired with the Music Phone Adapter that gives you a microphone and control button for your iPhone. Previously, the MPA was a $50 add-on and the cheapest phones you could get it with were the $120 SE110s, but the new SE102MPA…

Cut-the-Crap iPhone Headset Battlemodo

Whether you love or hate your iPhone, you'll get tired of holding that big sticky piece of glass next to your face eventually. Want have a talk while you work or exercise? Need hands-free calling behind the wheel? Do you just have lazy, withered arms? Chances are you need a headset. Though the famed white earbuds are… » 8/21/08 12:00pm 8/21/08 12:00pm

Ultimate Cut-The-Crap In-Ear Headphone Battlemodo

Why do music lovers put up with cheap stock earbuds? You've spent hundreds of dollars on an MP3 player then effectively nullify your investment with headphones that suck the soul out of the music that you love. Choosing a higher-end set of earphones is almost impossible, since there are way too many, and they are… » 8/07/08 2:00pm 8/07/08 2:00pm

Shure Busts Out $99 SE110 Earphones, Secretly Makes Them iPhone Friendly

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On the web page for Shure's newly announced SE110 earphones, the new lowest rung of the successful SE line, the price is listed as $119. But according to a press release that came out today at IFA, these babies will cost $99 when they appear. It's a very low stoop indeed for the makers of ridiculously… » 8/31/07 11:41am 8/31/07 11:41am