The Shokz OpenFit earbuds are a distinct segment product with their justifiable share of points. However I additionally suspect that they may spare me from severe damage sooner or later. Which will sound overly dramatic, but it surely’s true. 

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In his weekly column, our Senior Editor of Wearables and Health Michael Hicks discusses the world of smartwatches, apps, and health tech associated to working and well being, in his quest to get quicker and more healthy (and make it easier to do the identical).

Shokz (previously Aftershokz) makes a speciality of bone conduction headphones that primarily bypass your eardrum and ship vibratory sounds by your ear bones to the internal ear. They’re fairly common with cyclists and a few runners as a result of they have no passive noise cancellation, guaranteeing you’ll be able to hear your environment and forestall any accidents.