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If you thought JayBird's Freedom Sprint headphones were the only pair the company had planned for release this year, think again. Today marks the launch of BlueBuds X, an in-ear Bluetooth set with a microphone for taking calls, and a selection of the company's trademarked features. "Shift" technol...

November 29th 2012 at 2:01pm 0 Comments
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If it never occurred to you to plug all kinds of peripherals into your ear cans -- including the media player making the sound -- a new patent from Redmond's brain trust might give you pause. The headphones are shown as a catch-all, with receiving spaces for snapping in devices like rechargeable b...

July 3rd 2012 at 6:54pm 0 Comments
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Bluetooth headphones are a dime a dozen these days. Well, not really -- they're certainly plentiful, but cost quite a bit more than a piece of Bazooka. Veho's entry into the reasonably saturated market sits just above the pricing sweet spot at $110, but it does sport some nice features like touch...

July 5th 2011 at 1:33pm 0 Comments
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If you were hoping for surefire proof Apple was about to start making stereo Bluetooth headphones so that you didn't have to make a difficult choice among the many already-great options on the market, you're not in luck. A rumored acquisition of iMuffs manufacturer Wi-Gear has turned up false, with...

November 10th 2010 at 6:47pm 0 Comments
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The reports yesterday from 9to5 Mac that Apple had acquired wireless headphone maker Wi-Gear have turned out to be false. Barron's did some checking and emailed Wi-Gear CEO Mark Pundsack who replied: "The rumor is false. Wi-Gear and its IP are still available for sale." There has been a lot of s...

November 10th 2010 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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Not wasting any time on trumping the original, are we Jaybird? Just a scant five months and change after introducing the eye-pleasing SB1 Sportsband Bluetooth headphones, along comes the SB2 for those who just like to live life on the vivacious side. In fact, the SB2 isn't all that different than...

June 30th 2010 at 7:04am 0 Comments
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Look out! You've just stumbled upon this week's episode of Ask Engadget, and we've got a real brain burner on our hands this evening. Before you dig in, though, feel free to blast your own question in to ask at engadget dawt com. I recently got a new music-oriented phone (Nokia 5800 XpressMusic) wi...

April 3rd 2009 at 1:27am 0 Comments