If you've never been a fan of cramming tiny little speakers all up inside your ears just to listen to some music, you're probably aware of alternative open-ear solutions like bone-conduction headphones, or sunglasses with audio ports. We've seen plenty of offerings along those lines over the years, but they've never been particularly affordable. Trying to address that angle, JLab is introducing its new JBuds Frames, with the aim of transforming your existing glasses into audio-integrated eyewear. Read More
Yesterday, we covered the launch of Klipsch's prohibitively expensive $1000 McLaren true wireless earbuds, but not everyone in the audio industry is moving pricing in this direction. Budget audio company JLab has just introduced the low-cost $29 Go Air true wireless buds — for the price, they're pretty impressive. Read More
I've been on something of a hunt for a good set of Bluetooth earbuds lately. While my small collection of wired headphones has served me well at the gym, the airport, and on public transport, Bluetooth headphones offer a key advantage in their lack of a big, tangle-prone cable getting in the way of things. They also increasingly are more practical, as more and more smartphones seem to be phasing out the 3.5mm headphone jack (a move which I will continue to argue is dumb and bad).
The JLab Epic2 earbuds may not come from a brand you're familiar with, but these earbuds have received their fair share of critical praise in a space that is becoming increasingly crowded and competitive. Read More