SMS Audio Biosport

What can they do? Biometric earbud, sweat/water resistant, wire-powered, fitness app compatible. What do they cost? $29.00 How can I buy them? Shop online –>   Review The Biosport are simple headphones compatible with just one fitness app (Runkeeper). Their single smart feature is a biometric heart rate monitor. Other Reviews PCWorld… Read More


Sound World Solutions CS50 Wireless Bluetooth Sound Amplifier

What can they do? Enhance listening experience of soft sounds and speech in noisy places, make phone calls, stream audio. What do they cost? $349.99 How can I buy them? Shop online –>   Review The device is primarily meant for people who do not need a hearing aid, but find it hard to hear specific sounds… Read More


Hearables - Availability and Future Developments

  For main purpose, features, reviews and prices, please visit the updated Complete List of Hearables 2017. Find the available devices here: Bragi – The Dash http://amzn.to/2b6FZls Samsung Gear Icon X http://amzn.to/2b7MwyX HUAWEI TalkBand B2 http://amzn.to/2bmrc8Q Motorola Moto Hint http://amzn.to/2bBGQM6 Soundhawk http://amzn.to/2bzdM7X Sound World Solutions CS50 Wireless Bluetooth Sound Amplifier    http://amzn.to/2bzh7DS SMS Audio Biosport http://amzn.to/2bryBG2 Jabra Sport Pulse http://amzn.to/2brwDpf Bose SoundSport Pulse… Read More


Soundhawk Smart Hearing Amplifier

What can it do? Enhances listening experience of soft sounds and speech (e.g. in noisy places like restaurants, or amplification of animal sounds for hunters), mobile app for device personalization according to individual hearing preferences. What do they cost? $349.99 How can I buy them? Shop online –>   Review The Soundhawk is a hearing aid for people, who do not actually have… Read More


the hearable shop

The (h)earable.shop will open mid 2017. It will carry smart earphones exclusively (no simple sports earbuds). To qualify as smart earphones, the devices will have to have at least one of the following: smart pairing, biometrics, access to smartphone and/or IPA, accompanying app with computing features. So far, only 10 devices in the The Hearable Universe are… Read More


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What can it do? Wireless connectivity with Bluetooth Classic for Audio and BLE for sensorial information Bluetooth distance 10m Powerful microphone for phone calls Optional cable with microphone for use when battery is low or energy to be saved Charging Case 4GB storage Close fitting design with exchangeable fit sleeves Basic noise cancellation Ambient noise… Read More


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