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Instead of making a new style of headphones, they should bundle better earphones from makers like audio-techinca, AKG,Dennon and so forth.

All about the name. If they were to bundle any, it would be Beats. Because the name sells. How many average consumers have heard of AKG, Dennon and others, and how many of those average consumers that have heard of them can tell the difference in sound quality/clarity, and how many of those that can tell the difference in sound quality/clarity actually care about sound quality/clarity?

If they package a brand of earbuds that someone hasn't heard of, but is the best made, maybe that average consumer might think they're crap because they aren't a name they've heard of, and go buy a set with Apple, Beats, Bose or another name brand that they have heard.
post #52 of 75
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I'm not well versed in headphone design, but I remember seeing/hearing headphones that would put that small grill on the outside for some purpose and it would lead to a LOT of noise bleeding. The current Apple headphones already get loud and are easy to hear by bystanders, will these make it worse?
They already have them...

Oooh, the dots right? I haven't seen a pair of them myself in quite a while, slipped my mind.
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Who cares what they look like or how they really sound (assuming the distortion isn't really bad)? If they fit in my ears without falling out while running/biking then I'm happy. They're "free" headphones that come with the iPhone, not ones you're going and picking out yourself.

If I want to listen to good audio quality it is with my studio headphones or speakers at my house, not when I have earbuds in at the gym.

You're totally right. And really, the ones I had with the original Nano however many years ago (haven't used a pair since) stayed in my ear surprisingly well. The problem is, people use them all the time for pleasure listening. frown.gif
post #53 of 75
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Who cares what they look like or how they really sound (assuming the distortion isn't really bad)? If they fit in my ears without falling out while running/biking then I'm happy. They're "free" headphones that come with the iPhone, not ones you're going and picking out yourself.
If I want to listen to good audio quality it is with my studio headphones or speakers at my house, not when I have earbuds in at the gym.

i double this. still sporting my 5 dollar panasonic behind the ear clip on headphones to the gym. old faithful has lasted me over 7 years without any noticeable difference. then i have my cans for home use.
post #54 of 75
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nasty they look like mini hairdryers, I will still be getting the iphone 5 though.

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At both.
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post #55 of 75
I refuse to believe these will stay in someone's ears. If they do, they'll rely on a very hard fit, unless it's a very sticky plastic?

I understand they've probably spent hundreds of thousands of $ worth of R&D on these but... nah, can't see it.
post #56 of 75
I can't stand "ear buds", I prefer REAL "headphones".
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This changes everything.
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For the love of Steve, why do they still insist on making them earbuds? They never stay in, and are awkward as hell when they do manage to hang in there for a few minutes. IEM or don't even bother...
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I can't stand "ear buds", I prefer REAL "headphones".

"Real headphones" + iphone = turbodouche
    
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nasty they look like mini hairdryers, I will still be getting the iphone 5 though.

do your ears care what they look like, or how they sound?
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