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The Speak’n Go Earset from Sandberg is  made to not only provide you with the freedom of using your phone whilst keeping your hands free, but also to provide excellent call quality, with the added extra of using it to fill your ears with musical goodness.

The earset arrives in the standard Sandberg packaging – a see through plastic packaging that gives you a nice view of the product itself, with the ‘need to know’ information also included.  The front of the packaging shows that you can use the earset for handsfree conversation, and that the earset contains an inline microphone and answer button.  The back of the packaging provides a short paragraph about the headset – this information is also available in several different languages.

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Taking the earset out of the packaging, to be honest, if you have ever used a pair of earphones with your phone or an MP3 player, then you would already know what this earset is like.  It has the standard earphone feel to it, complete with the inline controls for use, and the 3.5mm connector at the end.  The earbuds themselves are the standard size earbuds, not the in-ear ones that are available nowadays.  Saying this though, the in-ear canal version of this earset is available from Sandberg, and both styles are available in a range of colours.

Comfort wise, this earset is not too bad.  I don’t have overly large ears and they stay in place as you would expect them to.  I am not sure, however, how they would feel to someone with smaller ears, or whether they would fit in place enough to be comfortable – the same with people who have larger ears.

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I used the earset to listen to some music from my phone and while the music quality was ok, it wasn’t the greatest I have heard.  Saying that, this earset is made for managing phone calls while on the go, and in that respect, they performed really well.  I had no complaints regarding the quality of my voice during phone calls, and I have no complaints in regards to the voice on the other end of the call.

Overall, this headset does what it was made for, very well.  Trying to use it for other tasks such as listening to music, etc, I don’t think would provide the satisfaction that you may be used to with other earphones.  For a handsfree headset for use when on the go, the Sandberg Speak’n Go does exactly what it says on the tin (and packaging).

Today I have a pair of Trendz in-ear canal earphones to review.  First off, the packkaging that they arrived in is simplistic but shows you everything that you need to know.  Through the clear window on the front of the box you get a clear look at the earphones themselves.  You can see the cupcake design on the outside of the earphones and can also see that they are in-ear canal earphones, rather than just the regular earbud style.  The rear of the box gives some specifications, as well as the social media and web url for Trendz.

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Removing the earphones is simple – open the box and pull out the transparent plastic sleeve that they are sat on.  I will admit that getting the earphones off of the sleeve was a bit fiddly, but that was mostly because I didn’t want to snap the cupcake part from the earphone itself.  Once removed though, you are left with a generous length of cable with the 3.5mm adapter at the end.  The cable is a nice pink colour, as it the earphone themselves, and it all fits really nicely together.  Style wise, you can mix and match these earphones with other Trendz products, from phone cases to USB drives.

Sound wise, the earphones performed pretty well.  Obviously they are not up there with the earphones that you pay through the nose for, but for the price you shouldn’t be disappointed.  Because these are in-ear canal earphones, they perform better than the standard earbuds as far as reducing outside noise so that you get to hear more of the music and less of everything else.  When it comes to comfort, I didn’t have an issue.  I have used these earphone all weekend and suffered no discomfort.  The earphones stayed in placed once inserted and there was no looseness or anything, even with prolonged use.

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These earphones can be picked up from Amazon UK for around £12.99 GBP and with Christmas just around the corner, these would make an ideal gift.

Comfort and sound quality is something that everybody looks for when buying a set of earphones nowadays.  The kind folk over at HiSoundAudio were kind enough to send me out a pair of their E300 earphones to try out and review.

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First up, the packaging for the earphones is rather nice.  They come packaged in a triangle shapred box that is see through and allows you to see the earphones in their entirety.  On the rear of the packaging, you will find some information about the earphones, as well as some product specifications.  Opening the packaging and getting hands on with the earphones showed the quality of the earphones.  With its decent cable length of 124 cm and the angled 3.5mm jack, things were looking good so far.

The green and black colour scheme goes together really nice, especially for me considering how much I Like green!  The ear buds themselves have the HiSoundAudio logo on them, and also a weird look to them – I was kind of skeptical about how comfortable they would be and also if they would stay in place as intended.

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I plugged them into my phone and gave them a test run.  Firstly, the angled 3.5mm jack is something that, personally, I wouldn’t have gone with.  It puts more pressure on the cable if you have your phone or MP3 player in your pocket and the jack plugs in to the top of the device, like mine does.  The ear buds did fit comfortably into my ears, however, every time I hit the wire accidentally or brushed against it in some way, I could hear it in my ears also.  I am also not sure how well these would stay in place with people who have larger ear canals as mine are not overly large and I think they managed to stay in place just right.  The sound quality was definitely better than it has been when using other earphones.  There was no tinny sound to the music and everything came through loud and clear.

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Overall, I think these earphones are pretty decent.  Aside from the little niggles (angled jack and hearing myself touch the cable), I think that the E300 earphones would suit most people, although there are probably better alternatives out there for the money that you would pay.

Hey guys!

Firstly, I would like to thank all of you for taking part.  I guess a lot of people wanted earphones 🙂 I would also like to welcome all of my newest followers.

Now for the reason your are really here – the lucky winner of the HiSoundAudio earphones!

I did things the easier way this time – I just entered the hashtag that was included in the tweet, put it into TwitterDraw and generated the winner.

Congrats to @TheBerrytastic – these earphones are all yours!

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Please send me a DM on Twitter with your details!

Again, massive thanks to everyone who took part, followed and retweeted – it is appreciated.  Stay tuned for more giveaways, coming soon!

Hey guys,

I have yet another giveaway for you today, this time for a pair of earphones from HiSoundAudio.

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I have been using the pair that I was sent to review for about a week now and I Have to admit, they aren’t half bad!  The pair up for grabs are NEW and SEALED!

To secure your entry, it couldn’t be simpler.  Just click the lick below and tweet the message.  You can do this daily to secure yourself more entries, and the giveaway is open WORLDWIDE!

Click this link – http://clicktotweet.com/q2Ui8 –

The giveaway will be open until Sunday evening UK time and the winner will be announced either the same night, or at some point on Monday.

Good luck!