Earbuds

Are Airpods Sweatproof and Waterproof?
Earbuds, Headphones

Are Airpods Sweatproof and Waterproof?

It’s something we started taking for granted, you see adverts of people jogging with earphones and headphones all over the place, so you presume they’re all pretty much water and sweatproof. OK, so maybe the lower quality headphones won’t be going into the sauna with you, but surely the higher-quality […]

Do Airpods Set off Metal Detectors?
Earbuds, Headphones

Do Airpods Set off Metal Detectors?

There seem to be metal detectors everywhere these days, and my headphones are like my shoes, I wear them everywhere. I’ve accidentally taken them through metal detectors a few times; sometimes they go off, sometimes they don’t. Also, I’ve heard a high-pitched sound once or twice while walking through a […]

Woman wondering can headphones cause blackheads
Earbuds, Headphones

Can Headphones Cause Blackheads?

Here I thought that my pimple and blackhead days were over. I mean, I’m long past my teenage years. One of the main causes of acne are crazy teenage hormones, but then you get them all over. So, why have I recently discovered these little blackheads in my ears? This […]

Can Headphones Cause Ear Infections?
Earbuds, Headphones

Can Headphones Cause Ear Infections?

A friend of mine recently got an ear infection, it wasn’t the worst, but as we were both constantly using our headphones, it popped up in conversation if the cause could be her headphones. Earphones seem a likely culprit, but: Can headphones cause ear infections? Yes, headphones can increase the […]

in-ear earbuds and headphones on the floor symbolizing eadphones vs earbuds
Earbuds, Headphones

Why are headphones better than earbuds?

The most common type of headphones that most people use today is in-ear headphones, also known as earbuds or earphones. They’re among the key items that most average students consider carrying along while going outdoors, be it a typical lecture or a meet-up and to be honest I love them […]

Is it safe to use earphones while charging?
Earbuds, Headphones

Is it safe to use earphones while charging?

If you read the news regularly or even casually scroll through your social media feed, perhaps you’ve seen stories about people being electrocuted by way of earphones while charging their smartphones. This has raised many questions. Among them, are these fake news stories? The most mainstream reports are of incidents […]

Why Do Singers Wear Earpieces?
Earbuds

Why Do Singers Wear Earpieces?

When you go see your favorite band or singer perform, you might wonder why they wear an in-ear monitor or in-earphones on stage. Is it because they’re not really singing? What’s going on with that? The thing is that most musicians wear these in-ear monitors on stage so they can […]