Why are head-phones called head-phones when they are not exactly head PHONES?

Answer well if you talking about the phone parts it because they look like phones and you put them in a ipod or a computer so then it like talks to ya :) i have 1000 head phones

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Yes or no are skullcandy head phones better than the original ipod head phones?

No. Skull candies are a bunch of commercial bs. people like them cause of the apealing look. You can get cheap sony headphones that are just as good. My favorite are the sony fashions. they come in... Read More »

How do you make Head phones work in your laptop my head phones work but will not play music from the internet through them?

earplugs hurt your eardrums more because the earplugs fit right in your ear and it`s just hurting ur eardrum but headphones cover your whole ear and it is not right in your ear whole!! lol ....

What if your nano plays both through the head phones and out loud how do you get to play through head phones only?

Do they make wireless head phones that will allow me to listen to things on my ipod iphone laptop and tv I would like to find this in an ear bud so I dont have a big apparatus on my head Thanks?