Sonomax ‘sculpted eers’ custom-fit earphones

Feb 08, 2012 No Comments by

The tricksy bit is a fitting kit that sits on your bonce like a pair of headphones and squirts silicone goo – not into your ear canal itself, but into a membrane that has been shoved inside your lug-holes.

CES 2012, HEADPHONES Read more

Headphones Buying Guide

Jul 26, 2011 No Comments by

There are so many styles of headphone and so many price-points buying the right pair could induce a migraine. Unless you read this.

BUYING GUIDES, HEADPHONES Read more

FOGEY 5 In-Ear Earphones

Jun 22, 2011 No Comments by

For the lightweight jet-setter, commuter or runner-about earphones such as the five highlighted here are definitely the way to go. Small, unobtrusive, comfy for long-ish periods and, if you have the requisite dosh, often very high in the fidelity department.

AUDIO, FOGEY 5 PRODUCT REVIEWS, HEADPHONES Read more

MP3 Players buying guide

Jan 28, 2011 No Comments by

When/how will you use your music player? If portability is paramount go for something small and light such as an iPod Shuffle (see pic above).  The sound reproduction might be pants-to-purists and it might not hold that many tunes but through earphones even the crappiest sound quality is okay and how many tunes are you [...]

AUDIO, BUYING GUIDES, MP3 PLAYERS Read more

MP3 Players overview

Jan 11, 2011 No Comments by

Back when Brylcreem ruled the waves, personal audio devices were necessarily limited in scope. They played sound. Vision was a peripheral pipedream, and in any case, who’s going to squint at a teensy screen? How Fogies yearn for such innocent times.

AUDIO, CATEGORY OVERVIEWS, MP3 PLAYERS Read more

FOGEY 5 MP3 Players

Jan 11, 2011 No Comments by

    The Fogey 5 are the best five products in their class by virtue of expert and consumer review from at least 10 respected and authoritative websites.         Other eternal optimists make personal media devices – Creative, Sony, Archos, Samsung, Cowon, Microsoft – but AppleFruit, record label, world dominator in the [...]

AUDIO, FOGEY 5 PRODUCT REVIEWS, MP3 PLAYERS Read more