When Alan showed me this video, I was initially very excited. Now I’m not so sure.
The Split headphones have eliminated the cord altogether. Unfortunately they’ve also eliminated my massive collection of 80s slow jams. These aren’t Bluetooth — there’s no connection to your iPhone or Android device whatsoever. And with 256MB of memory, you’re getting approximately 256 minutes worth of music. A couple of albums. Isn’t that a huge pain? More than the annoyance of having tangled headphone cords?
It’s a Kickstarter program that I’m predicting has no hope of getting off the ground. With 22 days to go, only $47,000 of the $435,000 has been pledged.