When my Motorola S9 wireless headset broke after a few workouts, I started my search for a set of versatile wireless headphones that could be used at the gym, biking, running, doing yard work, and at the office. I found the Jaybird Freedom 3 wireless earbuds ($99.00 on Amazon.com). At first I was reluctant to drop $99 on a headset, but after reading some reviews and a receiving a few recommendations I decided to give them a try. Unfortunately, the first set of headphones wouldn’t hold a charge for more than 30 minutes of use and had to be returned to the store. In the short time I was able to use them, they impressed me and I decided to exchange them for another set. The new pair worked perfectly and held a charge for over 6 hours of straight music play. My phone’s battery usually dies before the headphones do. The headphones charge fairly quickly, around an hour or 2 on a low-powered USB port for a full charge. Like most high-end earbuds, the JF3’s came with 3 different sizes of soft plastic eartips, a premium hard storage case, usb cable for charging, and documentation. These headphones also come with 3 secure fit ear cushions to better hold the buds in your ear. However, I have never seen a need to use the cushions while running or any other activity as...Read More
Month: July 2012
My name is Josh Zeigler and live in Powell, Ohio. I am a family guy, tech geek, sports nut, Disney addict, and amateur triathlete. This is my personal blog site and digital playground. Here, I write about my life and anything that is on my mind...