AirPods are great and all, but what if you don’t want earbuds jammed into your earholes? These open-ear headphones use increasingly popular bone-conduction tech to deliver audio without plugging up your ears.
These wireless bone-conduction earphones work with iPhones, Macs and iPads. And they let you mix your Apple Music playlist into your soundscape while keeping your ears open for what you need to hear.
You don’t need to pay a fortune for these fancy, futuristic headphones, either. Right now, they’re on sale for just $33.99.
Hear everything with bone-conduction technology
Traditional headphones push sound into your ear with magnetic drivers, which can block out ambient sounds you might need to hear. Regular AirPods aren’t as bad in this regard as some other types of earbuds. And AirPods Pro and AirPods Max add Transparency mode to help you hear what’s going on around you.
Being aurally unaware of your surroundings is never a problem with these bone-conduction headphones, though. They simply free up your eardrums by sending the audio directly to your inner ear via your jaw and skull.
Audiophile On describes the technology like this:
Bone conduction headphones connect to a bony area of your face (usually your cheekbone or jaw) and vibrate to transfer the sound through your bones directly to the cochlea, which your brain then processes as sound.
That means you can jam out to your favorite playlist and still hear that FaceTime chime or a co-worker asking you a question. These earphones fit discreetly over the ear, too, so you can easily wear them anywhere you’d like.
With Bluetooth connectivity, you can switch your headphones’ pairing from your iPhone to your MacBook or iPad easily. A built-in microphone lets you take calls without having to shut off the world.
These wireless headphones also can be worn all day, as their alloy and soft plastic construction makes them both durable and comfortable. And with four color options (red, blue, black and white) in a matte finish, you can stand out or blend in as much as you like.
All-day audio anywhere you go
Six hours of battery life mean you can enjoy your music and take your calls all day without interruption. (When the headphones need extra juice, you can easily recharge them with a USB cable.) IPX6 water resistance means you can wear these bone-conduction headphones during a sweaty gym sesh or a splash through the rain without any worries.
These innovative earbuds earned 5 out of 5 stars, with one verified customer writing, “Comfortable! I usually forget that I have them on. I’ve bought 2 pairs in addition to mine for family members.”
Save on bone-conduction earphones
While we’ve got more and more quality audio to listen to, it shouldn’t be the only thing we hear. Give yourself control over your soundscape and get these Open Ear Induction Wireless Headphones now for $33.99.
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