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May 2, 2022

Let’s talk about something new and dear to my heart: hearing technology. Anyone who has spent much time with me in person probably knows that I experience some odd hearing difficulties. I’ll pass tonal-based hearing tests, but I have trouble understanding people with low-pitched voices or whispers too close to me. (Paradoxically, I understand whispers a few rooms away!)

And that’s why I’m super excited for Hearables. They’re kind of like Wearables (smartwatches) but for your ears! I don’t need hearing aids, but I need “help,” especially in noisy places like restaurants. And Hearables seem like a solution for people like me. We’ll tell you all about them in the top story.

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What are Hearables?

Odds are, you’ve heard of wearables—think fitness trackers, smart clothing, smartwatches, and display glasses. But what about hearables? We have all the info on what they are, who should use them, how they can help you, and where you can get them. Read More »

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