Shopping for headphones is like shopping for wine.
1) Everyone has an opinion, but few people really know what they’re talking about.
2) Buy something under $5, and you’ll wake up the next morning with a headache.
3) Buy something over $1,000, and you won’t notice the difference unless you’re a connoisseur.
4) Most people will buy solely based on price and label, feel quietly insecure, then retroactively justify their purchase, despite knowing next to nothing.
Enough is enough. Dump out that $4 Chardonnay. Sell your $1,300 Bordeaux. And most of all, stop buying the hype and start shopping smart. Here are four great alternatives to four popular, overhyped headphones.
Apple EarPods ($29)
Apple EarPods are, in many ways, the distillation of every invention in human history. For the first time, we have a product that blends the power of technology with the beauty of the human figure…
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