Summary: A friend suggested I try foam tips when I complained about these tips falling out. Comply foam tips from Radio Shack and various other foams (Shure foams for E2c) fit fine and make these awesome earphones.
Pros: Good clarity for price,, good neutral bass,, good isolation (especially with foams), and, case for storage.
Cons: Beautiful silicone tips from Apple don't stay in., Newer Apple in-ears have remote, mic, and tips that work out of the box., Stick out of ears at weird angle.
Excerpt: Apple has recently started to ship some brand new earphones. A second generation of the in ear variety. Boasting excellent performance and quality when used with the iPod. Some may decide to go for these earphones as not only do they offer the extra feature of a remote, but …
Excerpt: I actually prefer my JVC Gumy earphones but after misplacing them recently I've had to revert back to the Apple ones supplied with my iPhone. There are several sets of Apple earphones in this house of different designs, the ones I am reviewing are the ones that came with the iPhone 3GS.
Excerpt: Manufacturers description: Hear every detail of your music every time you tune in with the Apple In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic. They offer pro audio performance and impressive sound isolation, and convenient buttons let you adjust the volume and control music and video playback.
Excerpt: Wearing a pair of Apple headphones with the white wire sticking out the top of your jacket can be seen as either a fashion statement- it shows you can afford the latest iPod- or an invitation to muggers.