The best headphones for running, swimming, noise cancelling, and more
Aug27

The best headphones for running, swimming, noise cancelling, and more

To find a pair of earbuds or headphones that are comfortable yet don’t compromise on design or sound quality can be quite a feat, and the right device can make a world of difference. Because we know how important (and difficult) finding the right sound-accessory is, we’ve done the research to determine which headphones top the charts. Whether you are a runner, swimmer, or varsity couch potato, breeze through our roundup below to find the best headphones for whatever you’re into — working out or not. Best wireless headphones Bose Soundlink Bose headphones have long since been known known for their comfortable designs and dynamic sound, so it was a natural step for the company to develop a top-notch set of on-ear wireless headphones operable via Bluetooth. Whether you’re an Android or iOS user, the Soundlink headphones feature two microphones to reduce background noise during phone calls, as well as a 15 hour battery life for continuous playback. Sennheiser Urbanite XL If you’re looking for headphones that boasts as many impressive functions as your smartwatch, the Urbanite XL Wireless headphones could be the right wireless choice for you. The wireless Sennheiser headphones feature a “state-of-the-art intuitive touch control panel” on the right ear cup where you can adjust volume and playback. These Bluetooth headphones are capable of connecting to your smartphone, smartwatch, and up to 6 other devices. A simultaneous connection can be maintained with two devices at a time. Finally, Urbanite XL boasts a 25 hour battery life and a convenient collapsible design for a quick stow-and-go.   Best swimming headphones Finis Neptune V2 In-ear headphones, begone! Earbuds aren’t even a part of this waterproof MP3 player’s design. Instead, the Neptune V2 uses bone conduction technology to transmit audio through the cheekbone and right into the inner ear. The device fastens to goggle straps and rests on the side of the face. Quite possibly the most literal pair of headphones we’ve included in this roundup, the Neptune V2 is undoubtedly one of the best swimming devices on the market. The Finish Neptune V2 stores around 1,000 songs or 60 hours of playback and lasts 8 hours on a single charge. You might also like: The best golf wearables to improve your game Best noise cancelling headphones Beats Studio Wireless The Studio Wireless headphones by Beats Electronics continue to revolutionize the way we experience music. Users can listen to music up to 30 feet away thanks to these Bluetooth equipped headphones. By combining the Beats Acoustic Engine and Adaptive Noise Cancelling technology, the Studio Wireless headphones give a completely immersive experience unlike anything other edition Beats has developed thus far. Best headphones for...

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New to the Database: Skullcandy and Jabra wireless headphones
Mar20

New to the Database: Skullcandy and Jabra wireless headphones

Each Friday, we will alert our readers as to what devices and companies we’ve added to the authoritative Wearables.com database over the course of the week.  Check out who caught our eye most recently, below, and come back frequently to stay abreast of industry developments. (Click through for specs and details.) Jabra Step Wireless The Jabra Step Wireless ear buds allow you to take calls, play video games, or listen to music in high-qiality sound. Designed for maximum comfort and portability, the Step Wireless come with three sizes of ear gels so they can fit properly in most ears. Jabra is a leader in innovative headset and speakerphone solutions, specializing in hands-free communication products ad a range of wireless headset wearables. Skullcandy Hesh 2 The Hesh 2 Wireless headphones are Skullcandy’s wireless version of their iconic Hesh 2 Headphones. The battery lasts up to 15 hours off of one full charge. Hesh 2 Wireless allows syncing to any device with Bluetooth capabilities, and comes with on-board controls to control calls and music directly. Skullcandy designs, manufactures, and distributes headphones, earbuds, accessories and gaming products. Skullcandy focuses on youth culture and action sports, and retails in over 80 countries. See you next...

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