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Bose IE2, MIE2 and MIE2i In-Ear Headphones

Bose has announced three new in-ear headphones with StayHear tips: the IE2 in-ear headphones for MP3 players (no mic or controller) the MIE2 in-ear headphones with microphone and controller for smartphones and BlackBerry devices the MIE2i in-ear headphones with microphone and controller designed specifically for Apple productsEach is engineered with proprietary Bose technologies for improved audio quality, and feature new Bose® StayHear tips for greater stability and a comfortable fit. The...

Review: Bose IE2 headphones

Music is an important part of my run, but struggling with headphones has been a constant source of frustration for me. I’ve tried every shape of earbud imaginable, wrestled with cords to no end, and attempted too many duct tape repairs to count.In my quest to find the perfect running headphones, I recently tried Bose IE2 audio headphones, and was pleasantly surprised.Fit and Comfort: What sets these headphones apart are the unique StayHear tips, silicone pads that sit inside your ear, molding...

Bose SoundTrue Ultra review

What are the Bose SoundTrue Ultra?The Bose SoundTrue Ultra are simple in-ear headphones. They don’t feature wireless connectivity, nor Bose’s amazing active noise-cancellation tech. However, their comfortable, secure fit makes these neat £99 earphones a worthwhile option for runners and commuters.Related: Best headphonesBose SoundTrue Ultra — Design and FeaturesA lot of portable audio gear looks provocative. You wear it on your head, so it’s an opportunity to make a style statement. Bose...

Bose intros IE2, MIE2 and MIE2i in-ear headphones, only charges an arm for 'em

In an obvious non-Bose move, the company has just outed a trio of products that actually seem reasonably priced. Of course, it's not like the outfit is suddenly catering to the low-end market, but those willing to pay a Benjamin or so for a decent set of 'buds now have three more to consider. The IE2 has been engineered for portable media players, while the MIE2 and MIE2i are both designed to handle calls and tunes. The latter, as you'd surmise, is designed specifically to control a range of...