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Muzik Announces the First Socially-Aware Headphones

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Today is the day the headphone becomes "smart" with the launch of Muzik, an innovative company inspired to transform the way music is experienced. Muzik, founded by disruptive innovator, Jason Hardi, is pioneering a new space called Social Smartware, coined to describe the seamless connection of consumer electronic devices, content and social media platforms to make music instantly discoverable and shareable in an effortless way. Muzik is launching a full line of smart audio products synced to their mobile Muzik ecosystem that will activate a new wave of innovation in the headphone space.

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tl;dr
"We're designing headphones for hipsters that walk around looking like douchebags with big headphones. Audio quality? Who cares, you're a hipster?! At least lots of people will look at you in the street!"
 
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tl;dr
"We're designing headphones for hipsters that walk around looking like douchebags with big headphones. Audio quality? Who cares, you're a hipster?! At least lots of people will look at you in the street!"
Haha I just bought some beats :D though I dunno if I will wear them out, always feel a bit gay wearing massive headphones when I'm out, I bought them mainly for my pc and tend to use in-ear when I'm out.

That said these don't look too bad, though depends on what they sound like not looks.
 

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Haha I just bought some beats :D though I dunno if I will wear them out, always feel a bit gay wearing massive headphones when I'm out, I bought them mainly for my pc and tend to use in-ear when I'm out.

That said these don't look too bad, though depends on what they sound like not looks.
Well,

While at work, I once watched a hipster walk in his general presence was like "oohya look at me im so pro..." guy was proper flaunting the way he dressed - like you'd work for a day or two to buy the shirt that he had on etc etc, then he takes off this £10 pair of Sennheiser's and i couldnt help but start laughing inside. I know they are around that price because my dad has a pair that look exactly the same.
 
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I was walking around wearing my Asus RoGs at a hotel and the front desk person laughed.
 
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tl;dr
"We're designing headphones for hipsters that walk around looking like douchebags with big headphones. Audio quality? Who cares, you're a hipster?! At least lots of people will look at you in the street!"
I lol'd...largely because that sounds accurate from my experience. That's not new, but the added narcissism of sharing what you're listening to every second on twitter or facebook certainly plays to a very-real crowd that I won't ever understand. The same people that take and upload pictures of everything they eat and what-not.

Don't get me wrong. I find gigantic cans appealing for home use and enjoy sharing my taste in music when people ask, but as the others have said there truly is a time and a place unless you want to look like a tool to most people. Out and about I imagine most people lean towards something like the Backbeat GO because they both have tact and don't like massive ornaments on their head.
 
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tl;dr
"We're designing headphones for hipsters that walk around looking like douchebags with big headphones. Audio quality? Who cares, you're a hipster?! At least lots of people will look at you in the street!"
Well,

While at work, I once watched a hipster walk in his general presence was like "oohya look at me im so pro..." guy was proper flaunting the way he dressed - like you'd work for a day or two to buy the shirt that he had on etc etc, then he takes off this £10 pair of Sennheiser's and i couldnt help but start laughing inside. I know they are around that price because my dad has a pair that look exactly the same.
Chav, not hipster! hipster is a US term, I'm fed up of all these Americanisms creeping into the UK English language, it's bad enough people can barely read and write as it is without having to adopt American slang! /rant :laugh:
 
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I read that twice and it still says nothing of any substance.

"We are very clear in our mission," continued Cawley. "We will focus on product development and patent portfolio building as we continue to build state-of-the-art products with a compelling user experience."
Translation:

We are a company that makes things you should buy because we say things that sound impressive.
 

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I lol'd...largely because that sounds accurate from my experience. That's not new, but the added narcissism of sharing what you're listening to every second on twitter or facebook certainly plays to a very-real crowd that I won't ever understand. The same people that take and upload pictures of everything they eat and what-not.

Don't get me wrong. I find gigantic cans appealing for home use and enjoy sharing my taste in music when people ask, but as the others have said there truly is a time and a place unless you want to look like a tool to most people. Out and about I imagine most people lean towards something like the Backbeat GO because they both have tact and don't like massive ornaments on their head.
Hey my roccat Kave 5.1 cans are enormous, gotta fit those directional speakers in somehow! I just despise 15 year old kids wearing enormous headphones that cost £100 and sound literally like a hammer bashing on a tin of beans in terms of sound quality, in public places. My Brainwavez and AKG's have better sound quality than those things at half the price. It's even funnier when they wear the part that is supposed to go across the TOP of your head, and put them on like the back of their head.
Companies dont seem to be making quality sound headsets, they just make big fancy looking expensive ones for those kinds of public retards. Anybody seen those ones that are made of wood. I mean seriously F***ING WOOD!?
 

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If the sound quality is good there are no problems with the looks.

And I don't see why people are getting upset about what people wear in public.
 

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If the sound quality is good there are no problems with the looks.

And I don't see why people are getting upset about what people wear in public.
Come and see the average self entitled british hipster with big tins and tight jeans. Then you'll be mad :D
 
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YES!! Mo4r WiFi on the head! :pimp: At least the cancer these cause will reduce the number of chavs in the wild :laugh: :roll:
 

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YES!! Mo4r WiFi on the head! :pimp: At least the cancer these cause will reduce the number of chavs in the wild :laugh: :roll:
I wish that were actually true xD
 

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Damn, son. I'm gonna be the talk of the town.
 

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Instantly send what your listening to any were in the world . I'm sure the people that sell music are going to love this product . I smell a lawsuit dude ..er sorry ..I mean mate . Cheerio .