UPDATE! Jaybird upgraded the RUN True Wireless Headphones, and the latest iteration is the best yet! Truly wireless and truly waterproof, Jaybird Vista Wireless Earbuds are in it for the long haul. Rigorously tested by athletes in some of the most punishing environments, Jaybird proudly boasts that these earbuds are #EARTHPROOF. That means they're sweat-proof. And rain-proof. And shot-proof. And dust-proof. You get the picture.
For more information on Vista Wireless Earbuds, check out our blog post about them!
I remember the early days of MP3 players vividly. It was a blessing to finally be free of toaster-sized personal CD players in favor of a much smaller device. Early models could carry maybe eight songs before you filled the memory, but you could stick those eight songs in your pocket and still have room for a wallet. It was a great time! Until the day I snagged my headphone wire on a bus door, which yanked my MP3 player out of my pocket and onto the street. $15 headphones destroyed my $150 Diamond Rio MP3 player with bass boosting technology. I learned that day that no one talks to the man crying on the bus.
Fast forward nearly 20 years later and we have only just begun to eliminate the wire from our mobile music devices. Thanks to platforms like Spotify, we can carry millions of songs in our pockets now, but there’s still a bus door or rogue jacket button out there waiting to ruin our day. And as our new friends at Jaybird will attest to, it's not just bus doors and buttons—there are plenty of other obstacles that can make wires a nuisance. Specifically: low branches, uneven terrain, bulky layers of clothing, and so forth.