Ambient noise a thing of the past thanks to Yurbuds [Review]
29 May 2010
Summary: Ever wish you could get some of the background noise blocking characteristics of expensive in-ear headphones without shelling out the top of the line price? One word: “Yurbuds”. At first, I thought they were a tad gimmicky — slipping what are basically rubber/synthetic sleeves over your current ear buds and all of a sudden gaining sonic qualities often lost to the nuances of everyday life that invade your music listening experience.
Excerpt: Ears. Everybody has them, and everybody’s are different. So different, in fact, that it has been suggested that our ears might be suitable as a basis for biometric identification. So if our ears are as unique as our fingerprints, why is it that our earbuds are not? is a company that was started in an effort to address just that problem, and I was recently given the chance to try out their solution to the issue: I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with earbuds in...
Pros: Comfortable, improved sound isolation, inexpensive, stays in place
Cons: No maintained list of compatible earbud models