Earbuds are very small headphones that are fitted directly in the outer ear but not inserted in the ear canal. They are one of the most portable and convenient things we use to listen to sounds and music. Earbuds help us in preventing other people from hearing the sound, either for privacy or to prevent
To put it simply, earbuds are a more portable, more pleasurable and certainly more affordable alternative to headphones. A studio level ear bud will cost a fraction of the price of what a studio level headphone will cost. Just as there are many different types of headphones, there are many types of ear-buds. There are flat earbuds that sit on the tip of your ear, there are in-ear-canal earbuds and there are noise isolating earbuds. As each year passes there seems to be more and more earbuds available on the market. Each year a new company springs up, yet many other companies crush and burn.