Sony’s new DR-NC300D noise-cancelling in-ear earphones. The earphones comes with a in-line controller for selecting noise-cancelling options, General mode, Airplane mode and and Train mode.
Sony MDR-NC300D has 16mm drivers and offers 6-24,000Hz frequncy range, 16ohm impedance. The earphones need an AA battery to run. It will be released on 21 June for 30,975 Yen.

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Constant Garden

June 3, 2008

Constant Garden plays sound all day long to soothe your nerves and also act as a secretary by helping you keep up with appointments. It’s designed in rubber, and each of pod holds a ear phone that also lights up.

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TOPlay Earphones

February 28, 2008

Attached to the ear lobe by a magnetic clip, the TOPlay goes easy on your hearing. Nothing is inserted into the auditory canal and the audio pressure is reduced 30 fold. And you can hear important environmental sounds: Announcements at the airport and railway station, warning signals on the road, … and you can talk even while you’re listening to music. And just like In-Ear-phones, fellow travellers are not inconvenienced. Perfect when driving a car or riding a bike, in the train or on an airplane.

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Sennheiser has introduced the industry’s first true wireless stereo earphones based on Kleer’s wireless audio technology. Sennheiser’s new MX W1 wireless earphones deliver crystal-clear CD-quality stereo sound, in addition to providing extremely high noise immunity in the crowded 2.4 GHz band environment.

The MX W1 is comprised of two sleek ear pieces (untethered right and left earphones) featuring Sennheiser’s ‘twist-to-fit’ system to ensure a secure and comfortable fit in each ear. Kleer’s 5x -10x power advantage over Bluetooth has enabled Sennheiser to use the smallest rechargeable coin cell battery in the world, thus facilitating a compact, ergonomically pleasing industrial design that consumers demand.

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Random pic of the week

August 27, 2007

Handsfree phone call? Headset not required? Never forget your mobile phone?

Phonofonics II

July 14, 2007


The Phonofonics II looks more like a futuristic Vinyl player designed by Apple. However the Gramophone uses passive amplification to transform any personal music player + earbuds into a sculptural audio console. Without the use of external power or batteries, the Phonofone inventively exploits the virtues of horn acoustics to boost the audio output of standard earphones to up to 55 decibles which is roughly the maximum volume of laptop speakers.


Upon connecting active earphones to the Phonofone their trebly buzzing is instantly and profoundly transformed into a warm, rich and resonant sound.

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EarSet 2 is the latest handsfree mobile headset from Bang & Olufssen. Real attention has been paid to detail here, and unfortunately, it’s reflected in the price. Still, if you have £211 going spare, you might do well to take advantage of this very stylish and well thought out headset. EarSet 2 is designed with digital signal processing technology that eliminates background noise and boasts very high transmission quality due to its two omni-directional microphones. The shiny aluminium and soft-touch black plastic make an appealing and sensory design, and the ringing melody is even adapted for use close to the ear.

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Nike Hatphones

February 5, 2007

Move, groove, and stay warm in the Nike Men’s Soft Shell Therma-FIT Hatphones Cap. This cozy, comfortable skullcap features fully functional Nano click wheel controls through power mesh window in back so you can keep moving while mixing up your music. Nice but don’t need it in Singapore’s coming summer heat…

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This earphone cables sport organic EL technology with a battery pack… where’s the battery pack? You are looking at it (the !Tude) Yup, that’s the sacrifice for trying to stand out… it comes in several luminous colours and priced at 4,980円.

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Music lifestyle brand V-MODA unveiled VIBE, a revolutionary noise-isolating modaphone that allows discerning music enthusiasts to experience
state-of-the-art audio on the go. The all-metal design of VIBE is lightweight, micro-size and has ultra-soft silicon fittings. At a suggested retail price of USD101, it’s expensive but nice…

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