First world problem alert. I’m sure you’ve heard by now that Apple have provoked mass controversy throughout the world; removing the 3.5mm headphone jack that has been a traditional feature throughout the entirety of the iPhone series.
The new iPhone 7 does not possess the jack, but it does come with a lighting adaptor as part of the phone bundle, which can be used for connecting your beloved wired set.
Poor battery life and dismal sound once gave wireless headphones a terrible reputation but now with the recent advancements in technology the concept of wireless sound has been addressed more appropriately.
Wireless headphones use Bluetooth to connect to your device in place of wires. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve sat down, ready to immerse myself in a newly downloaded album, and instead of the sounds of Tycho or Danny Brown I’m greeted with a lot of swearing and some strange looks from the rest of the bus as I rather hastily attempt to untangle my wires. If you’re a bit fed up with that, then you might want to check a few of these out.
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Sony MDR-100ABN H.EAR on Wireless
At £219 Sony’s MDR-100ABN’s offer an extremely comfortable sound experience. Efficient noise cancellation means that any outside noise has no hope of disrupting your favourite tracks and twenty hours of battery life keeps things loud for the most tiresome of journeys.
They also benefit from MDAC which means it transmits audio at three times the data rate of a standard pair of wireless headphones.
The MDR’s are available in a wide range of colours, possess Bluetooth aptX and have a 30mm driver. Perfect for those stressful commutes.