How many pairs of headphones or earbuds do you have? The chances are that you have at least a couple, each with a style of its own. Headphones used to be that these devices were under the realm of hardcore audiophiles, today, everyone just can’t get enough of them. From the simplest designs to the most ostentatious looks, there is a surplus of headphones everywhere.
Have you ever thought how headphones became this ubiquitous? Of course, we cannot deny that high quality headphones are worth their price. I used to be one of those who was satisfied with the default earbuds that came with the iPod. Once I got introduced to the earphones that were of higher quality, though, there was just no turning back.
We also cannot disregard the influence of celebrities when it comes to music and accessories. In the past, headphone brands were all about the big players in the manufacturing industry. Today, big names in Hollywood have jumped into the bandwagon and even have their own lines. Needless to say, not all of them are the best that you can get in terms of sound. However, you can expect to pay the price for a celebrity-branded set.
If you are an audiophile, or you simply like headphones that will make you stand out as you enjoy your favorite Lady Gaga [or insert your number one artist here] song, you will find this infographic interesting. Titled The History of Headphones, the infographic takes you down memory lane, back to when we were mere beams of energy floating around in space.
Created by the guys at Voucher Codes, the infographic presents some interesting facts. For example, did you know that headphones have been around since 1919? Also read about your favorite actors/singers/athletes and their own lines of headphones. Don’t blame us if you suddenly find yourself getting a new pair!