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Get App-y -"Marshmallows" on your ears?

You can make music sound better on your iPod with the right headphones and equalizing apps.
by Lillie-Beth Brinkman Published: March 20, 2012

You open the app, and your iTunes library is ready for play, as long as your music isn't protected by Digital Restrictions Management.

Adjust the levels until the song sounds just right, and watch for warnings for music distortion.

Because the headphones are bigger than wiry earbuds, the iFrogz doesn't pack away as nicely as a set of ear buds I tried out last year, made by earjax.

Also, I never did quite figure out the microphone that lets you mute music during a phone call or fast forward and rewind songs.

I know music listening depends on individual tastes, but at nearly $50, iFrogz's CS40 Chromotones, marketed under the company's “EarPollution” line, seemed reasonably priced for the good sound they deliver. The website lists Walmart, Best Buy, Staples, Office Depot and AT&T as retailers that carry them, so you probably can find them locally.

Your turn: If you have any music-listening suggestions or favorite apps, email For more apps, go online to