What Are ANC Headphones?

Active noise cancellation is a popular feature in headphones

Just a few days ago, Apple came out with its own brand of truly wireless over-ear headphones, the AirPods Max. They’re priced at $550. At this time, several companies including Sony (WH-1000XM4s). Bose (Bose 700), and Sennheisser (Momentum 3 Wireless) have their own offerings. Several companies are also competing in the wireless earbuds (in-ear headphones) … Read more

Open Back vs Closed Back Headphones: Which Are Best For You?

open back vs closed back headphones

Shopping for headphones? You must be excited yet overwhelmed with so many choices at the same time. You must have come across a few cool features, like active noise cancellation, longer battery life, multi-Bluetooth pairing, and so on. Those features are great to have, for sure. However, before you get down to business, you must … Read more

Why Headphones should be allowed in school

Why Headphones should be allowed in school

This has been a debate for many years. Some people believe that headphones should not be allowed in schools because they are a distraction. They allow the student to ‘drown’ out the outside world and go into their own space and not listen to the lesson during class. Other people feel that it is unfair … Read more

Dropped AirPods in Water? Here’s What You Should Do

dropped airpods in water

AirPods are one of the leading earbuds that are currently available on the market. Many people decide to get AirPods, even though they aren’t the cheapest option out there, because AirPods offer outstanding quality and are much more durable than your regular earbuds. So, what happens if you get water in your AirPods? If you’ve … Read more

Why Do Your Headphones Sound Muffled? Top 6 Reasons and How To Fix Them

why do your headphones sound muffled

It probably happened to you a few times already. You were watching videos on YouTube or listening to Spotify when your headphones suddenly started producing distorted sounds. There’s a fuzzy, cracking sound that’s extremely annoying and worrying. After unplugging and plugging them back in, the sound goes back to “normal.” Then, after five minutes or … Read more

What is Headphone Impedance?


The word Impedance alone would incite your brain to say, “Hey, another science lesson!” Rest assured, this will not be the kind of exclusive science that your brain is expecting.  However, if you are an audiophile, which was our gamble at why you are here in the first place, you will enjoy learning about Impedance. … Read more

Can Headphones cause headaches?


Most people have suffered from a headache at least once in their life but there are many different causes of headaches. Can headphones be one of those causes? The studies below show us that the volume you have your headphones on cause headaches and hearing problems. Studies conducted in 2010 have linked prolonged listening to … Read more

Earbuds vs Headphones: Which Is Better?

earbuds vs headphones

At one point or another, you’ll be shopping around for the right product to satisfy your audio needs. That said, you’ll likely come across headphones and earbuds. While it’s true that they serve the same purpose, earbuds vs headphones differ in so many ways. Let’s look at their differences and similarities and compare each type … Read more

Why Don’t My Headphones Work When I Plug Them in on Windows 10?

Headphones are not working in windows 10

As more and more headphones come to the market, hardware designers and manufacturers have to make sure that their products remain compatible with multiple platforms. One thing to note is that when you plug your headphones into a computer, the hardware is the first thing it interacts with.   Then, your computer’s operating system, like Windows 10, detects it … Read more

Who needs headphones in the Library

Who needs headphones in the Library

A library is a set of sources of information and similar resources, made available to a defined society for reference or borrowing. One of the attributes of a library is that it is always quiet, because people majorly go there to read and needs total concentration. Headphones for educational and public use can be an important device for … Read more