Most headphones operate with some pretty high-tech features, but these ALL-Terrain Bone Conduction Bluetooth Headphones from FRESHeTECH feel like they come from a foreign future.
These headphones sit not on, or in, but in-front of your ears, where sound is vibrated directly into the inner ear. This allows you to experience the world around you while hiking, working out, what-have-you, and not interfere with your music or podcast listening.
Bone conduction may seem complicated, but it's actually pretty darn simple (if you understand sound waves, that is). The vibrations from the headphones bypass your ear drum and feed sound right into your inner ear. Similar to how we all learned that Beethoven listened to and felt the vibrations of the piano as he was losing his hearing, bone conduction is all about sound vibrations.
While noise-cancelling is amazing for getting work done or tuning out people on the subway, sometimes you need to hear the world around you while enjoying some tunes. Bone conduction is perfect for riding your bike or going for a run, so you can safely hear things like the traffic around you.
For $60, these Bluetooth headphones can make interacting with the world around you a little less harsh. And while something like the new Dolby headphones are top-of-the-line and can give you all the bells and whistles you could want, these can deliver great sound without interrupting your daily routine at a fraction of the price.
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