The Pulse has an understated style that I find attractive, and it's competitively constructed and priced, but when it comes to audio quality, the Pulse falls well short of its promise.
The world is going wireless, and good wireless audio is finally within reach. Monoprice's 10245 is the best-sounding of the headphones I tested here, so much so that I can overlook its balky controls and average microphone. That the 10245 is the second-least-expensive model of the bunch is nice bonus. That performance, however, comes at the expense of size and bulk. For a more compact choice, MEElectronics's Air-Fi Runaway AF32 gets the nod, thanks to above-average sound quality, good battery life, and good comfort; Eagle Tech's Arion is a good choice for a compact design on a budget. I would steer clear of the other models, though Manhattan's Flyte might be worth considering if only the company would let you disable its audio-processing feature.
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