Earphones, Earbuds, Canalphones: What’s the Difference?

November 16, 2010 | 2 Comments

The terms “headphones” and “headsets” are rather nebulously defined, and rampant contradictions in usage can be found all over the web.

Likewise, people often use the terms “earphones,” “earbuds,” and “canalphones” interchangeably.

But in fact, all three of these similar audio components have important differences.

What are earphones, earbuds, and canalphones, and how do they differ?

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What Are Headphones, Headsets & Earphones?

November 9, 2010 | 4 Comments

Headphones, headsets, earphones: These terms are freely used all over the internet with little regard for accuracy.

What exactly do they mean, anyway?

Unfortunately, there is little (if any) consensus as to precise meanings for these terms.

Fortunately, AudioLinks has come up with our own definitions! Read on to learn more about headphones, headsets and earphones.

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Got Game? Choose Your Ideal Gaming Headset

November 4, 2010 | Leave a comment

The sound quality of video and computer games has morphed and evolved into a realm of fidelity previously enjoyed only in theaters and on high-end DVD players. On top of that, interactive play involving 2-way conversations between players is becoming the norm.

Don’t trust your gaming experience to cheap earbuds!

Here are 5 things you should consider when shopping for a headset to accurately recreate the sounds of your virtual worlds!

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Able Planet Headphones: True Fidelity, Truly Affordable

July 20, 2010 | Leave a comment

With their extensive line of affordable, high-quality headphones, Able Planet is poised to take on pricier competitors & establish their brand as a top-shelf choice for gamers and audiophiles.

In this video, Tiger Direct takes a peek inside the box of the Able Planet NC300W True Fidelity noise cancelling headphones to see where all the buzz is coming from.

(Hint: It’s not coming from these cathedral-quiet headphones)!

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Quiet Commuting with Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

April 29, 2010 | Leave a comment

For commuters and travelers faced with noisy planes, trains, and buses, noise cancelling headphones are more than a luxury: they’re a necessity.

Active noise cancelling headphones block sounds such as plane engines and train vibrations by creating interference patterns.

Learn more about how noise cancelling headphones can help you enjoy audio in peace and quiet.

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