Motorola Hint Bluetooth Earbuds

What can they do? Listen to audio/music from your smartphone, take calls. Smart when paired with a Moto X phone: use your voice to initiate a call, post to Facebook, ask for turn-by-turn directions, and more, keeps phone unlocked. What do they cost? $49.99 How can I buy them? Shop online –>   Review These are only smart when… Read More

Samsung Gear Icon X

What can they do? Measure speed, distance, duration, heart rate, calories burnt, dedicated voice guide, sound/music, 4GB memory, Android app, Compatible only with devices that run Android 4.4 KitKat and above. What do they cost? $259.00 or less How can I buy them? Shop online –>   Review I had a chance to try them at IFA Consumer… Read More

Apple AirPods

What can they do? Hear music/sound and answer/make calls from iPhone 7 wirelessly with Bluetooth, Activate Siri. What do they cost? $159.00 How can I buy them? At the Apple Store and Apple retailers. Review Well, I probably will have to add the AirPods to the Hearable Universe 2016. I am hesitant however – do they qualify… Read More

Ifa is a big consumer electronics show in Berlin. It gave me the chance to check the completeness of my Hearable Universe of 2016 and to try some that I did not have the chance to test yet. So, at IFA, I saw and tested Samsung’s GearX, the Sony Xperia Ear, products from Jabra, Jaybird, Aftershokz,… Read More

The Hearable Universe 2016 700x700

UPDATE AVAILABLE –> go to The Hearable Universe 2017 Mid Year Review  By the end of 2016, there will be 20 hearables available and up to 17 still in a development stage, most of them crowdfunded. The infographic is a categorization project to give a quick overview of hearable’s main features. Click the picture to open the 2000x2000px infographic.… Read More

hearables list 2016

Just re-published: a complete list of available or soon to be available hearables – with categorisation, features, main purpose, reviews, review score and pricing. Open “Hearables – The Complete List of 2016”. The list is big, but keep in mind that more than half of it is still in a development stage, mostly crowdfunded. What… Read More

  Most of today’s hearables fall in one of three classic categories: your ordinary earbuds for listening music and take phone calls, technically enhanced hearing aids and the new generation of heart rate monitors. Computing on your smart phone is a very new use for ear phones, which will open a range of new options on… Read More

The Hearable Universe 2016 700x700

Holly Gosford-Dunn on the Hearable Market, “Hearables, Hot Potatoes of the Ear” and “Hearing Economics” Hearablebug on Reddit is posting a nice collection of hearable reviews. Nick Hunn, “The Ear is the New Wrist” Nick Hunn, The Expanding Market for Hearable Devices Wesley Banks, Hearable Devices List… Read More

Here One Active Listening Hearable Device

What can it do? Smart listening, noise filtering, reduction and curation, streamed music, wireless phone calls, amplify speech, access Siri and Google Now. What does it cost? $299.00 (expected retail price) How can I buy it? Preorder at – expected shipping end of 2016 Read more about it: Doppler Labs is developing a noise… Read More

What can it do? Smart listening, mute surrounding noise, streaming music, stored music, wireless phone calls, track sports performance and get feedback. What does it cost? $299.00 How can I buy it? Online at the bragistore Review I have had my Dash for 48 hours now: it’s a fascinating toy that seems to come from… Read More