Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Kokoon Nightbuds Sleep Headphones Review

There are a lot of people out there who need to listen to something while going to sleep. Whether that is music, YouTube, or just a fan, white noise can help relax you so you can get to sleep faster. But what happens if one person needs that noise, and another sleeping in the same room needs quiet? Up for review today is Kokoon Nightbuds, priced at $175.


Features and specs:



Volume control buttons

Voice call microphone

Silicone earbud tip size options



Lithium ion technology

100mAh capacity

10+ hour battery life



Bluetooth 5.0

USB-C charging port


Sleep Tracker:

In-ear optical heart rate sensor

Monitoring heart rate

Monitoring heart rate variability


Connected app:

We recommend iOS 13 or higher and Android 9 or higher for the best app experience.



Premium audio

Balanced armature type drivers


The Kokoon Nightbuds came in a nice-looking color printed box. Opening the box revealed a well-protected product held in place in a custom molded cardboard, and in it’s hard zipper case.  Opening the hard zipper case revealed a nice pair of earbuds designed to wrap around your head.  The earbuds are mostly made of plastic, as is the semi-hard cable in a zigzag pattern. The small plastic housing holds the controls, as well as the brains of the product, and has cloth on the face of it for styling.  Quality of materials used was very good, as was the fit and finish.  The hard zipper case also has a cloth exterior to match the styling.  Also included was the charging cable, additional ear tips, and user’s manual.

I liked the design of the Kokoon Nightbuds.  There is a small hard plastic box per se that will go behind your neck.  On top of it are a couple buttons like + and – controls.  Out of this housing comes the semi-hard wires for the nightbuds.  The wires are in a zigzag pattern, which makes them easy to stretch to get the right length for the earbuds.  And with them being semi-hard, they will not get tangled up at night when you sleep as other designs could be affected by with standard wires.  The earbuds are very thin, so when you put them in your ears, they do not stick out at all.  This helps make them comfortable to sleep in, so if you toss and turn at night in your sleep, they won’t stick out of your ears and potentially fall out.  In all it’s a design that works well. 


They are also very versatile.  They have sensors built into the earbuds to measure your heart rate and your sleep.  The app that you can download onto your phone, will allow you to monitor your sleep.  The app also provides additional functionality for your sleep, such as providing nature sounds to go to sleep to in lieu of music.  And while they are designed for sleep, they are still Bluetooth headphones that you can use to listen to music whenever you are on the go.  And with a built-in mic, you can even use them for hands free calls.  Now lets see how they work.


The Kokoon Nightbuds were a very comfortable fit. It came with multiple tips to ensure the wearer’s comfort. I never knew that I needed two different sizes for my ears before! The fit snuggly around my head, ensuring they wouldn’t move during the night without the fit feeling tight. They connected easily with my phone but would pair with almost any device. Personally, I tend to listen to Audiobooks while going to sleep. I do that because I adore the sleep timer. But the Nightbuds boasts that they can sense when you have gone to sleep and will turn off your media accordingly. While I can’t verify with 100% accuracy (I was asleep, after all) but I can report that I did not turn on my sleep timer and it was off when I woke up and the book had not gone much further than I could remember hearing. The sound quality, while not groundbreaking, was solid and better than expected. Nothing was muddled or difficult to understand.  The balanced armature drivers did their job very well.


The Kokoon Nightbuds fulfills a need to go to sleep with music, sounds, or white noise, that you may need.  And it does this on an individual basis that would not be disruptive to a significant other.  They also appeared well made, so it should provide years of use.  You can also use them as regular headphones as well.  Based on their design, features, quality, and performance, they have earned our Recommended Award.  For more info and complete specs, check out their website at

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Friday, June 3, 2022

Introducing the Mammoth Klipsch Jubilee Floorstanding Speaker

Introducing the Mammoth Klipsch Jubilee Floorstanding Speaker

Klipsch Jubilee Surpasses the Legendary Klipschorn as Heritage Flagship

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (June 1, 2022) — Klipsch®, a tech-driven premium global audio company, is pleased to announce the new flagship of its award-winning and legendary Heritage series of speakers—the Klipsch Jubilee. The Klipsch Jubilee is the only speaker in the company’s 75-year history to surpass the legendary Klipschorn in its spot at the top of the Klipsch Heritage series.

The Klipsch Jubilee is the final project founder Paul W. Klipsch (PWK) worked on. It was his dream to create a fully horn-loaded speaker that would satisfy the most ardent audiophiles. Originally intended to be the successor to the Klipschorn, PWK soon realized it was much more than that. Twenty-first century advancements in engineering and technology have allowed Klipsch to make his dream a reality.

The Klipsch Jubilee is a fully horn loaded two-way loudspeaker, designed to deliver the ultimate listening experience. It incorporates the latest acoustic technology, including:

  • A patented, horn-loaded, vented, low frequency enclosure that delivers unrivaled dynamics and clean bass from its dual 12” woofers and three 4” ports.
  • An all-new, horn-loaded, compression driver with a 7” axiperiodic titanium diaphragm provides a wide bandwidth for seamless clarity and accuracy. 
  • Each component is specifically optimized to operate in its individual pass-band, making it one of the most efficient loudspeakers on the planet.
  • An active crossover network ensures the highest degree of accurate, true-to-life sound reproduction through a built-in digital signal processor (DSP) and equalizer. It enables using separate amplifiers for the high frequency and low frequency speakers, eliminates phase cancellation in the crossover region and may be shelf or rack-mounted.
  • Two standard real-wood veneer finishes — satin black ash and American walnut to complement modern furnishings.

Like the entire range of Klipsch Heritage speakers, Klipsch Jubilee speakers are designed and handcrafted in the USA and carry an unprecedented 10-year warranty. Each speaker is grain-matched using wood veneer panels from the same timber, resulting in a speaker pair that is virtually indistinguishable from the other.

The Klipsch Jubilee speakers (US MSRP $35,000/pr) are now available through Certified Klipsch Heritage dealers. For more information, visit


About Klipsch Audio

In 1946 Paul W. Klipsch, inventor, acoustics pioneer and maverick, founded Klipsch Audio with the sole purpose of bringing the power, detail and emotion of the live music experience into his living room. Through the use of highly efficient speaker designs, handcrafted cabinetry and a thirst for real engineering breakthroughs – Klipsch, the great American loudspeaker company, was born in Hope, AR. Today, our diverse range of quality audio products includes speakers and headphones for almost any consumer and professional application – including cinema, whole-house, wireless, home theater and portable offerings. Honoring our founder’s legacy, Klipsch continues to be the legendary high-performance brand of choice for audiophiles and aficionados around the world. We are the Keepers of the Sound®

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