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I feel like I would actually buy will.i.am's fancy Bluetooth earbuds if I had some money
I know will.i.am is the laughing stock of the gadget world, and I get it — he's had some bad ideas.
Featuring a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in a music videoA hideous phone case meant to look like a gold-plated camera and also it turns your iPhone 4 into a 14-megapixel camera and also there's a keyboard and also there's a new will.i.am-branded Instagram replacement and also it's $500Working at Intel? Two smartwatchesA car called “IAMAUTO,” which turned out to be very much the opposite of street legalThe Black Eyed PeasHe's also a celebrity, one who is not super popular anymore because he was famous for making incredibly cheesy and dishonestly optimistic Bush-era pop music that doesn't really fly these days. So, I get it: it's fun and funny to assume that every gadget he makes is terrible, particularly when that has been the case 100 percent of the time in the past.
All I'm asking is that you set these things aside for a minute and look at his new Bluetooth earbuds, which look nice to me. I mean, sure they sort of look like massive ear gauges and anytime someone mentions being inspired by “the iconic shape of vinyl records” you should generally start prepping your eye roll (especially if it's the second time they've done so this year), but they also look nice.