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12-04-2018, 11:41   #46
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Was looking for a reasonable pair of headphones to listen to podcasts while jogging & have finally found a pair that work well for me. For once they just connect to my phone without having to go through the pain of unpair/repair as a few cheaper pairs always made me do. The over ear ones suit me better vs the ones with the little wings as I was forever having to push them back into my obviously elephant like ears

https://www.tomtop.com/p-da104.html

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For actual official Apple Airpods someone mentioned an app that make them work on android! If i can find the post/app, i will link it.
Found it: - Headset Button ControllerTrial, thanks to this post.
Wow thanks for the link. But it doesn't work for me (Airpods + Samsung Galaxy S7).

The Airpods do work with Android as in:
- Simple enough pairing (open case, press button, scan, there you go)
- Double Tap to pause/unpause
- Battery levels of both pods and case visible through extra app (AirBattery, free, with ads, works flawlessly)
- Removing the airpods from the case connects them to the phone (if bluetooth is on, obviously)
- Returning them to the case disconnects them from the phone

The reason I got AirPods is because they're the only truly wireless earpods on the market (there are in ear ones, but in ears make me feel really weird). And I knew they'd fit me perfectly because I used the wired ones before (I had iphones until a few years ago). They fit me perfectly and the airpods are so light you forget they're there.

It's the opposite of a bargain though :-/

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12-04-2018, 15:19   #48
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Was looking for a reasonable pair of headphones to listen to podcasts while jogging & have finally found a pair that work well for me. For once they just connect to my phone without having to go through the pain of unpair/repair as a few cheaper pairs always made me do. The over ear ones suit me better vs the ones with the little wings as I was forever having to push them back into my obviously elephant like ears

https://www.tomtop.com/p-da104.html

I have that issue with earbuds also. One fits perfectly, the other keeps falling loose. I've changed the buds to all different shapes but it's annoying.

Might give these a go
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I use buds shaped like this now and all good.

Ordered thanks!
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12-04-2018, 22:01   #51
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I got these last week, very reliable, pair instantly and great sound and intuitive controls. I highly recommend.

I have had 2 other bluetooth earphones that were worse than useless.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075CTSYHH...&pd_rd_w=3rxTB
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I don't really care about sound. I only listen to audiobooks and podcasts....but I listen to a lot of those. And I'd disagree that they look crap.

Don't get me wrong, I'm a fully signed up Apple hater. I'll never enter their ecosystem....but damnit it looks like they got the airpods pretty much perfect first time.

The big sellers for me would be:

1. Assistant integration. Can anyone match the Airpods feature that detects vibrations when you speek? Yeah Google assistant is streets ahead of Siri, and the real time translation feature they debuted with the Pixel Buds sounded interesting (even if it didn't work), so whilst nobody's close to Apple yet, when Google catch up it should be pretty cool. (I quite liked the dystopian future imagined in the movie Her)

2. Hardware and design. Like I said, I don't think the airpods are ugly. I think they look far more discreete and comfortable than some of the big black lumps that stick out horizontally. And the case looks just right. (Even though I presume I'd need one of those Apple chargers...so no. Just no.)

3. Features. Apple can integrate their products in a way that more generic manufacturers probably never can, but I'm very jealous of the pairing feature that activates as soon as you open the case. Has any non-apple manufacturer anything similar to the feature that detects when they're in your ear?

Seriously. I hate the fact that I like the airpods. Hope the Pixel Buds 2 are a big step up.
They look hilarious the design is stunted it only looks like that because they kept falling out.

When an earbud looks like someone chopped the cable off it you know it's half arsed.


Nobody thinks they look good .

They got the function right that's about it
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https://www.amazon.co.uk/LG-ELECTRON...oth+headphones

I have these find them really good. Lovely smooth sound. Loud too
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12-04-2018, 22:41   #54
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Looking for a pair of Bluetooth over ear headphones. Can anyone recommend a good pair for 30euro or less
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12-04-2018, 23:12   #55
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Can anyone reccomend a Bluetooth set with good range? How far can i realistically expect to go before earphones begin to crackle?im sure i had a pair before that i got a good 40 feet from, while any set I've tried since struggle at 15 feet.

I generally only use them for podcasts too.
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13-04-2018, 16:50   #56
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Can anyone reccomend a Bluetooth set with good range? How far can i realistically expect to go before earphones begin to crackle?im sure i had a pair before that i got a good 40 feet from, while any set I've tried since struggle at 15 feet.

I generally only use them for podcasts too.

Just over €30 but only by €2 - The JBL T450BT (White) are on sale in Argos for €31.99 (Black pair are €49.99)
http://www.argos.ie/static/Product/p...3EJBL+T450.htm

I like them in white, but if you don't, it's Argos so you can bring them back for a refund within 7 days. (Black on Amazon)
I could not say the distance, but in the comments on amazon a few people mention that the wireless range is quite good.
https://www.amazon.com/JBL-Bluetooth...ustomerReviews

https://www.amazon.co.uk/JBL-Lightwe...ustomerReviews
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I have the earlier iteration of these, Anker Soundbud Slims, and think they're absolutely fantastic. Bought a few as presents, and people are amazed how good they are.

Tempted to upgrade to this new version, but the current pair have served me so well, I'd feel disloyal.

http://amzn.eu/iD3o9km



Have an Anker bluetooth speaker as well, that's also brilliant, it's kind of baffling how good the stuff is for the money.
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