Sir Apfelot Blog

30. November 2021
In the test: Apple AirPods Max

In the test: Apple AirPods Max over-ear headphones with ANC

I've been looking at the Apple AirPods Max since it was released because I find over-ear headphones generally more pleasant than the in-ear versions like the AirPods Pro. On the other hand, I like to wear the normal AirPods because they only [...]
28. November 2021
Apple AirPods Max in green - but also available in pink at Gravis at a deal price.

Super deal: Apple AirPods Max for 439 EUR (-26%) at Gravis

The Apple AirPods Max are impressively good over-ear headphones with the best ANC I've had on my ears so far. The usual price of almost 600 EUR is currently being offered by Gravis as part of Black Week [...]
27th April 2021

Soundcore Life Q35: Anker's new over-ear headphones with ANC

With the Soundcore Life Q35, Anker has introduced a new pair of wireless over-ear headphones. These not only offer up to 60 hours of battery life, but also a "gold standard" for audio playback, according to the manufacturer. For this [...]
16. December 2020
Buy AirPods Max on Amazon

AirPods Max: Premium Over Ears now also available on Amazon

I have to admit that I think it's very positive that Apple and Amazon have come closer together again at the end of 2018 (after long arguments) and that Apple products are available again on Amazon. This is positive for end customers [...]
2. November 2020

AirPods Pro recall - exchange in the event of crackling and problems with the ANC

With the neutrally named "Service program for AirPods Pro in case of sound problems", Apple has started an exchange program for its ANC earplugs. Affected devices are said to have been manufactured before October 2020 and show crackling or static sounds as symptoms [...]
20. October 2020
In the test: Anker Soundcore Life Q30 ANC headphones

In the test: Soundcore Life Q30 - over-ear headphones with active noise cancellation

In the last few weeks I have been able to test some headphones, such as the Soundcore Liberty 2 or the TaoTronics SoundLiberty 79 - which are in-ear headphones. The construction is actually not [...]
9 JULY 2019

Bose Headphones 700 - is it worth switching from the QC 35?

In two days, the Bose Noise Canceling Headphones 700 will be on the market in this country. You can pre-order them at Amazon for some time. But is it worth it? Are the new ones, in short just Bose [...]