Cool, new music players and headsets

October 19, 2008 7:25:15 AM PDT
Here's a look at what's new in music players and headsets:New Apples

Apple iPod Nano with accelerometer and Genius feature. 9 colors available
8GB $149

Apple iPod Touch with new, thin design, multi-touch display, and 3D graphics.
16GB for $299.

Apple includes a way to change the volume limit on all their new iPods so you can change the maximum volume level before you start listening to your music, or give it to your kids. There's a tutorial on Apple's website that shows you how to do this, and a way to enter a passcode to keep your kids from changing it without your permission.

AirDrives New Interactive Earphones

AirDrives let you tune into life while enjoying your music. It's new interactive earphone design delivers dynamic sound while allowing users to hear what's going on around them. Using AirDrives lets you listen safely, so that you're always aware of your surroundings, whether you're jogging and want to be aware of oncoming traffic or chatting with friends.

AirDrives are compatible with iPod, MP3 Players, computers and portable DVD systems.

$79.99, and $49.99 for AirDrives for Kids.

Audiobone Headets:

Audio Bone is a breakthrough in listening technology that allows you to hear stereo music without blocking your ears. Audio Bone transmits music through your bones directly to your inner ear - so you can still hear everything around you.These headsets are worn around the back of your head, loop over your ear, are waterproof, and work with all standard music players.

Orange, black, blue and white

Sony Mdr-222KDChildren's Headphones

These headphones were created to be easy on young ears, with moderate volume levels and a lightweight and comfortable design. This allows the child to comfortably wear the headphones without strain that full sized headphones might.

Sized for children over 8 years of age

They come in colors for girls and boys in black or cotton-candy pink.


Jawbone The device's Noise Shield technology uses an advanced, military-grade noise-canceling system that continuously adapts to the users' changing environment to deliver and receive unparalleled audio quality.

Jawbone detects when and how a person is speaking, models the noise, and eliminates it.

Black, Silver, Rose, Gold


Jabra BT530

Cell Phone headet with dual microphones and Noise Blackout?, a new generation of noise elimination technology which provides background noise elimination while not comprising natural voice quality.


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