When I hear “Sony Walkman” I immediately travel back in time to the late 1980’s when I, like any other self-respecting pre-teen, would listen to the hits of the day on my yellow, plastic, waterproof Sony Walkman. It was portable, super cool, fit perfectly in my pink nylon fanny pack, and allowed me to listen to the Dirty Dancing cassette tape over and over and over again without getting any derisive looks from my parents or older brother.
Working out and music go together like peanut butter and jelly. Milk and cookies. Wine and cheese. So it goes without saying that a decent set of headphones is integral to a quality workout. But what makes headphones “decent” insofar as working out is concerned? As someone who literally will not workout unless I have music (I’ve been known to get to the gym, change, and then bail when I see I’ve left my headphones at home), I believe “decent” equals comfort, sound quality, and of course, staying power – there is nothing worse that sweating your headphones right out of your ears. With those three main criteria in mind, here are my top five picks:
on 05-08-201308:52 AM - last edited on 06-14-201303:16 PM by BBYLaura
Portable wireless speaker systems seem to be getting better in both function and design and the Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker System (SRS-BTM8B) is no exception. It is a very nice looking and convenient portable system that has excellent sound for a smaller system. So if you want to take your music camping this summer, or to the beach, or on a picnic this Sony Portable Wireless Speaker System is a great choice.
on 04-30-201309:14 AM - last edited on 05-02-201304:27 PM by BBYLaura
Wires on headphones can be very annoying, especially when they get snagged on something and rip the headphones off your head. Once you have a set of wireless headphones you won’t want to turn back, especially if you get good ones that are comfortable and sound awesome. Sony’s Digital Surround Headphone System (MDR-DS6500) are an excellent choice because they go beyond what you expect out of a set of wireless headphones, and they have the flexibility to play off of just about any device.
Kids have small and more delicate ears that are more prone to permanent damage while they are still developing. The other problem is that kids most often know no limits and like to turn up the volume as high as they can. Prolonged exposure to that high volume will inevitably do some damage, and even permanent hearing loss, so if your kids use headphones it is important to see that they are made for children, preferably with the ability to limit the volume to a safe level. Fortunately there are a few options available.
on 11-27-201212:29 PM - last edited on 11-06-201309:14 AM by BBYLaura
As much as I love the holidays, there are always a few sleepless nights tossing and turning trying to figure out what to get those “P” people on my shopping list. The “P” people are the picky, practical and the probably-got- it.
On my list, the picky people are the teenagers in my life that I buy for. It seems no matter what, I can’t seem to find the right size, colour or style to meet their demands. Almost every year, my hours of wandering through the mall are pointless as my gift selections are returned the week after Christmas. This year I have a lock on a return-proof gift that is sure to bring a genuine smile to their face and keep one less person out of the return line, wireless headphones.
Wireless headphones have just started to become a must have electronic accessory for any teenager who wants to stay connected to their tunes without the tangle of a cord. My top picks for wireless headphones are down below. I have a feeling no matter what choice I make, I can’t go wrong.
Most Moms have super-busy days and can use some portable electronics to help keep them organized but also entertained. Here are some gift ideas for your Mom that will make her feel pampered and help reduced her stress level.
The day has finally (almost) arrived. The last minutes of Christmas shopping are upon us, and even though you swore it wasn’t going to happen this year, you are planning on racing to the mall and beating the clock to find the gifts for everyone on your list.
As a last second shopper, you may be stressing out about finding the best gifts on a budget too. But don’t worry! Here are a few great (and budget friendly) ideas for anyone on your list:
on 11-16-201112:52 PM - last edited on 02-19-201303:43 PM by BBYJorge
If you travel often, the noise of crying babies, obnoxious laughter, or bickering spouses can be a little frustrating. With that in mind, why not block out those minor irritations with noise cancelling headphones? Sony has a line of headphones with two premium options for avid travellers who need a little more peace and quiet while they’re jet setting around the world.
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