Sonic upgrades to get you out of the lo-fi gutter.
The iPod is, without question, the iCon for those who take on-the-go audio seriously, yet its stock headphones--as well as those of most other portables--are almost laughable. Apple's ear buds excel aesthetically but fail functionally (they are forever popping out), and as for fidelity, their frequency response is mediocre across the entire audio spectrum. To make the most of your music, you'll want to trade up. We requisitioned four new in- and over-ear headphones, and then, well, we turned the volume to 11.
1. THE "UPGRADE"