I was bitten by the audiophile bug at a relatively young age, however I never got around to exploring the ins and outs of audio equipment as console gaming, computers and photography consumed much of my free time over the past two decades. Recently, however, an opportunity to further tinker with my sound system presented itself and I couldn't pass it up.
Beats announces Solo Pro, a $300 set of on-ear headphones with noise cancellation and "Hey Siri" support
The new Jaybird Vista earbuds are aimed at runners and athletes with IPX7 certification and 6 hours of continued playback (10 additional hours from the case). Certain features are missing, but they don't seem to detract much from the overall experience.
It's a common misconception that cost is directly related to how useful a device is. This article focuses on supporting accessories -- devices that improve the use of other gadgets, enhance your life or minimize inconveniences. In some instances, they're outright essential.