Headphones

Headphone 'Hype'

Liam Deacon | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Deacon

Many of you may have noticed the unbounded rise in under 25s cat-walking their way across Britain's high streets, colleges and public transport in large, salient and often flamboyant headphones. Personally, I think some of them look garish almost comical. But I'm not completely anti people utilising such devices so incessantly. I couldn't be, having recently joined this growing trend.

Where Did All the Wires Go? The Bluetooth Audio Revolution

Chris Havell | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Tech
Chris Havell

If you think cassette tape-players and boom-boxes are old school, then you may be surprised to know that headphones have been around for much longer than either of them. With over 130 years of heritage, the headphone has come a long way.

9 Best Headphones You Can Buy In 2014

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Tech

Headphones. 2014. The perfect match? Why? Because there's no better way to spend the wettest winter and spring on record than by totally blocking out ...

Decent Headphones - Don't Fly Without Them

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

A few months ago on a red eye flight from New York to London, I made the schoolgirl error of flying without headphones. Never. Again. This is why...

REVIEW: RHA MA 600i Earphones

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

RHA's MA600i earphones are British-made, naturally sound-isolating earphones available now for £59.99 (with remote and mic). When we reviewed the ...

Beats Studio Headphones Review

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The new Beats Studio headphones have been completely "reimagined" (according to Beats), with a lighter build, a stronger design and improved battery p...

REVIEW: Brutalist Isolation

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Tech

Glasgow-based RHA's MA750i in-ear headphones cost £89.95 and can be bought now from the Apple Store. The Pitch "Using RHA's aerophonic™ desig...

Now Your Headphones Can Tweet For YOu

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Tech

Muzik has just unveiled what it claims are the world's first pair of true smartphone headphones. What does that actually mean? Essentially that yo...

LOOK: Solar Headphones Charge Your Phone As You Listen

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Tech

A new pair of headphones which use solar panels to charge your mobile phone have launched on Kickstarter. The OnBeat Solar Headphones are designed ...

The Evolution of Headphones and Fashion

Todd Cochran | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Style
Todd Cochran

Fashion and design have always been interwoven in the playing of both live and recorded music. All the way from the prehistoric age of drumsticks to today's fashion headphone.The level of both fashion and fidelity associated in music over time has wavered much like a stock chart or a sound wave.

Underwater Headphones Transmit Sound Through Your Cheekbones

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK Tech

We recently produced our definitive-ish list of the best 9 headphones you can buy. But eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that our list did not cove...

9 Best Headphones You Can Buy In Spring 2013

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Tech

Buying headphones is tricky, and for most people usually a case of trial and error, after error, after error. First you have to find a form factor ...

WIN A Pair Of VOX AC-30s Headphones In Brown, Worth £119

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

For music lovers who relish all things retro, legendary amplifier brand VOX has teamed up with Huffington Post UK Students to give one lucky reader th...

Listen Up!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Music is an essential part of student life, and, when you're studying hard in the library, having a pair of headphones which won't leak out noise and ...

REVIEW: How Unbreakable Are These Twistable Headphones?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Tech

Sol Republic's 'Tracks' headphones (£79.99) are solid, well-designed, powerful -- and totally overshadowed by the fact that they're virtually unbreak...

Let Me Run in Peace!

Shirley Thompson | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Sport
Shirley Thompson

Running is my 'me' time and I am totally selfish with it. My special time of the day when I ignore people and I expect them to ignore me back. So what is it about seeing people running that motivates other people to behave like idiots?

The Incomplete Package

Belinda Parmar | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

Packaging often gets overlooked but is incredibly important to both men and women - I believe this to be a fatal error. As Apple have demonstrated, packaging is everything. From the look, feel and slow seductive movement of opening the box - you are appealing across all senses.

EarBOX Hoodie With Embedded Headphones Might Save Your iPhone, Life

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Tech

After reports that ubiquitous earphones are now causing life-threatening injuries to oblivious pedestrians, it might be time for a new solution. Po...

Free Bird!

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Tech

Life is just getting more complex - even when you're running away. For instance, it used to be that one pair of headphones would suffice for every...

PHOTOS: Are These The Weirdest Earphones Ever Released?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Tech

Whether you're a wannbe DJ, into loud guitars or just have more money than sense, it's never been more obvious that headphones are as much a fashion s...

Simon Cowell Releases X-Factor Headphones

Engadget | Engadget | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Tech

Simon Cowell Releases X-Factor Headphones...

Revealed: Why Loud Music Played On Earphones Causes Deafness

PA | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

Loud music played on earphones causes deafness by having a similar effect on nerves as multiple sclerosis (MS), scientists have learned. New resear...

REVIEW: Ferrari Logic 3 T250 Headphones

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Tech

For some people Ferrari is the coolest word in the English (or Italian) language. It means driving a beautiful vehicle in the Tuscan sunshine, Formula...

Michael Rundle

REVIEW: Are These Premium Earphones Worth £200?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Tech

When did headphones get so complicated? Back in the dark, ancient world of 2002, you - and everyone else on the face of the earth - could be the he...

Michael Rundle

Dramatic Rise In Injuries Suffered By People Distracted By Headphones

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK

The number of accidents involving pedestrians wearing headphones is on the rise, a report suggests, prompting fresh warnings from road safety groups i...