Excerpt: (1 items) Until recently I hadn’t paid much attention to Skullcandy’s headphones and headsets—the company’s focus on extreme sports, punk- and hip-hop-inspired aesthetics, and too-clever product names (case in point: “Smokin’ Buds”) suggested I might not be in the target audience. However, many of Skullcandy’s products—particularly its inexpensive "canalbud" models—have gotten good buzz from headphone geeks at HeadRoom (an online headphone dealer) and on the Head-Fi...
Pros: Provides lots of bass (if that's what you're looking for), Easy to fit in your ears
Cons: Microphone performance below average, Bass can be overwhelming
Excerpt: The fact that Skullcandy describes its products as the "sickest" headphones around should give you some idea of the target audience. The brand offers a huge range of headphones and earphones with the emphasis firmly on the cool aesthetics. But, is it a case of style over substance? We took a look at a set of the maker's latest in-earphones to find out.
Pros: Cool design, comfortable, in-line remote, excellent bass, carry case