Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. And when it comes to copying, I have no doubt that the Parrot Ziks will be imitated, reimagined, and otherwise "inspire" a new generation of Bluetooth headphones in the coming years. Yes, they're that different. The Ziks are also, to be blunt, an experimental product. They don't sit on your head very well, and they don't sound fantastic. Even their game-changing features, like the touchpad controls on the right ear housing, aren't quite fully baked yet.
It doesn't matter. The moment I started using the Ziks, and every moment thereafter, I simply thought: "this is the future of wireless headphones." I think this is particularly telling, as I do not actually like wireless headphones.Read More