I have to admit up front that I have never owned a serious set of headphones. My music listening is usually reserved to instrumentals (movie scores) and a select few vocal artists. In this arena I have always relied on the guidance of family and friends that happen to be dedicated audiophiles. So a good friend of mine loaned me a set of Monster’s new Noise Cancelling Headphones aptly dubbed Inspiration. I was hesitant to return them to her after my listening experience.
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It isn’t really an issue whether CD, DVD, and Blu-ray formats are fading to history, there are still many avid fans who want music and video to buy, have and hold. While the mobile fans require streaming audio and video media for use on smartphones, tablets, and for Smart-TV’s at home, there are still qualitative inconsistencies as to the media’s quality.
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Do you choose a book by its cover? Once considered optional, an attractive book cover might distinguish an ignored book from a bestseller. In fashion, accessories are big business, often more than the basic clothes you wear. These are the optional things you add that help boost your appearance and individuality. Proper accessories often yield [...]
For centuries, military and mobile life required food and ways of communication. Back then, biscotti was food. Today, Biscotti is a communication system. Can we then say that biscotti are the epitome of mobile perfection? Got Internet access, there’s a new type of biscotti from Biscotti that lets you use your TV as a phone [...]
Doomsayers have been citing prophecies that one day an Asteroid will hit the earth and destroy all civilization, as we know it. Thus far, it seems like morbid fantasy. But an Asteroid is preparing to hit your vehicle very soon. It’s the Parrot Asteroid and it will change the way you entertain and communicate in [...]
In the beginning there were many gods and kings. Computers were electrical switches and conductors. There were many languages used to operate them for they were uncommon at the root. What didn’t exist was a common language and a method of storage for all that was entered and learned. Then came two ideas: Microsoft and [...]
Camera’s seem to have been sidestepped over the past year. More tourists are taking pictures with smartphones and it seems that tablets and smartphones are making headway in replacing cameras. The lead camera manufacturer, Nikon, realizes that cameras still can offer better optics and features. Nikon’s answer is coming soon. Prepare for a 16 megapixel [...]
While there are quite a few stereo Bluetooth wireless headphones available for users of compatible cellular phones, particularly Smartphones and compatible tablets, virtually none approach the sound quality and ease of use that audiophiles expect to hear. One of the leading Bluetooth products designers teamed with French product designer, Philippe Starck, to develop the ZIK. [...]
Historians may look back at the dawn of the 21st century as the era of the Tablet Wars. Before you can adjust to loving your existing tablet, you find yourself ogling the next generation. What began just a few years ago when Apple introduced the iPad, a game had begun among the technical and non-technical [...]