Wireless earbuds that look like earplugs, on sale for just $50

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The first headphones were invented in 1919 as a way to listen to electrical audio. Since then, headphones have received a serious upgrade. They’re no longer essential for listening to music — we now have speakers and amplifiers for that — so it’s important to make them as user-friendly as possible. 

Today, headphones are smaller and more comfortable than ever before. Some models are even noise-canceling or Bluetooth-compatible, which ultimately makes listening to a song, audiobook, or podcast more enjoyable.

The HomeSpot AirBeans X True Wireless Earbuds are joining the fray, and could provide a bit of competition for Apple’s ubiquitous Airpods.  

These sleek earbuds look more like earplugs than traditional earbuds. Once you insert the buds in each ear, you can enjoy your playlist or podcast without getting tangled in wires. And when you’re done using your buds, simply slide them into their magnetic charging case.

But cool, innovative design is only one piece of the puzzle. According to the product listing, HomeSpot AirBeans X True Wireless Earbuds feature an impressive eight-hour battery life, crisp HD sound and Bluetooth 4.2, which offers a longer playtime and faster connection. They’re also sweat-proof, making them perfect for the gym. And if clear, unadulterated sound is of concern, these buds apparently feature echo-canceling technology and a noise-canceling microphone, so you can have a coherent phone call while drowning out the chatter around you.

These earbuds normally cost $69.99 but right now you can snag them for 28% off at just $49.99. Whether you’re in need of a new pair or simply getting a head-start on your holiday shopping, this pair is a no-brainer.