The JLab JBuds Frames are open-ear headphones you clip to your glasses
JLab is introducing a new Bluetooth audio gadget designed to be clipped onto your existing glasses or sunglasses. The Jbuds Frames are two modules with downward-firing speakers you position right outside your ears. They are part of a resurgent trend of open-ear audio that has usually been the domain of Bluetooth-enabled sunglasses and bone-conducting bands.
They’re retailing for just $50, which fits in with another trend: Jlab’s history of offering surprisingly inexpensive headphones. Sometimes, those headphones outperform their price point and so the company is hoping it can pull that trick off again by undercutting Bose, Amazon, Aftershokz, and others. However, so far there’s a fairly low ceiling on audio quality for open-ear…