Microsoft Surface Earbuds first listen: live transcribe your life
Microsoft is getting into the truly wireless earbud game. The company just announced the new $249 Surface Earbuds, which are the second product in its portfolio of headphones after last year’s Surface Headphones. The Earbuds are similar to the many other wireless earbuds that are available already, but Microsoft has included some productivity-specific features with them that you won’t find anywhere else. They’ll be available later this year.
I had a chance to demo the new Earbuds after Microsoft’s presentation today, and while the environment wasn’t great for evaluating the sound quality of the headphones, I did get to demo a few of their unique features.
The Earbuds are very similar feature-wise to other wireless earbuds. They have eight hours of battery life with a charging case that provides up to 24 hours of use, and they rest inside your ear without blocking your ear canal. That means they don’t