Unpacking Design

Episode 101 – Unpacking Powerbeats Pro Earbuds

Episode Summary

As technology continues to evolve and new earbuds are released, the connectivity between people and their devices is instantaneous. This is especially true with the high quality earbuds coming out of Apple such as the Airpods and the Powerbeats Pro. What is it like having one of these earbuds and how does it influence our day to day lives?

Episode Notes

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As technology continues to evolve and new earbuds are released, the connectivity between people and their devices is instantaneous. This is especially true with the high quality earbuds coming out of Apple such as the Airpods and the Powerbeats Pro. What is it like having one of these earbuds and how does it influence our day to day lives?

Tim talks about his recent purchase of the Powerbeats Pro earbuds to help with his weekly travels between Buffalo and NYC. He shares his initial views on wireless earbuds and his initial purchase of a low cost earbud from Amazon. He goes over the differences between a cheaper pair of wireless earbuds to the more expensive Powerbeats Pro earbuds in terms of sound, material, connectivity, and quality of each. Mike talks about the aesthetic qualities of the Airpods and the Powerbeats as well as how their designs relate to the uses intended by the end user.

Learn more about the Powerbeats Pro and how they’ve helped Tim optimize his life during his travels between cities.

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