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Zik headphones pack game-changing tech into sleek design

The launch of the new Zik headphones by wireless innovators Parrot and designed by Philippe Starck was not about flash: there were no celebs, no champagne or loud music, in fact the event mostly consisted of the media watching a commercial and then asking questions of Par

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 12:00am

Clubbers pin back their ears for a Monster occasion

The Shake Shake club in Lan Kwai Fong was filled to capacity on Thursday.

The music was loud and the usual crowd of models, scenesters and finance types had to shout to be heard over the thumping bass.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

In the hear and now

Apart from the hovering black cloud - 1,000 metres worth of black electric cables all curled and tangled up - there's nothing to see in 'Cloud/Landscape', German sound artist Christina Kubisch's debut solo exhibition in Hong Kong. But there's a lot to hear.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Time for you to listen up

John wants to buy some earbuds, so he does some research before he goes shopping. He finds a podcast talking about in-ear headphones.

Listen to the podcast yourself and then answer these questions. The podcast talks about four different models.

1 Which earbuds are cheap but good value?

a Quiet X b Leaf 3 c Wall DB3 d Easy-ear 88

15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am


Nixon - The Socket (HK$290)

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Shop Window: Tweens

Fun on wheels

26 Jun 2011 - 12:00am


Soul by Ludacris - SL300 HD noise-cancelling headphones

17 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Bieber's headphones

Fans of Justin Bieber now have their very own headphones to listen to their idol's music.

JustBeats TM Solo is an accessory for mobile phones inspired by the teen star's signature style.

The trendy headphone comes with an eye-catching matte purple finish - Bieber's favourite colour. JustBeats TM Solo is compact and lightweight for use on the go.

17 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Music to your ears

14 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Sony NWZ-S745

Portable media players these days can do a lot of things. You can listen to music, watch videos and movies, read documents and play games. You can even get on the internet and look for information on some of them.

30 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Sound fit

Using the earphones - also known as earbuds and headphones - packaged with a new portable media player ought to be considered a temporary measure. You won't get the best sound unless you purchase a studio-quality replacement. Audio electronics maker Shure offers a pair of professional-grade, sound-isolating earphones; the entry-level SE110 model does the job without hurting your wallet.

17 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Hearing aid

Designed for music lovers, the new EX Monitor-series MDR-EX700SL premium earphones from Sony deliver high-quality sound and a comfortable fit. The ergonomic, closed-type earphones offer superb balance between treble and bass thanks to a multiple-layer diaphragm, which suppresses vibration and eliminates background noise.

25 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Electronics firm needs creative people

The world of electronics moves rapidly, with new designs quickly replacing existing ones. So successful firms in the electronics business need staff who are creative and can improve product lines if they are to stay ahead of the competition.

2 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

jaw dropper

Walk into any store in Hong Kong that sells mobile phones and you'll be greeted by a bewildering array of accessories - especially, Bluetooth headsets. Unusually, the headset creating the most buzz in the United States isn't for sale in local shops yet. It is called the Jawbone and was created by San Francisco-based mobile audio product developer Aliph.

20 May 2007 - 12:00am

headset and match

If you're one of the increasing number of people who are using their mobile phone to play MP3s, you might be frustrated with the meagre choice of headsets that combine stereo listening with a microphone for those times when an incoming call stops the music.

11 Mar 2007 - 12:00am