Don't-Miss Headphones Stories

V-Moda Crossfade 2 Wireless comes in three colors.

V-Moda gives you a choice: Use its new Crossfade 2 headphones with or without wires

You get Hi-Res Audio certification with a cable, or aptX Bluetooth decoding without one.

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Delayed BeatsX wireless earbuds on sale now for $150

The new Bluetooth headphones were codesigned by Beats and Apple, and sport a W1 chip for easier pairing with iOS.

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12 of the most exciting headphones we listened to at CES

The big trends are active noise cancellation, Bluetooth in almost everything, and innovative ways to handle digital audio.

Blue's new Satellite wireless headphones come in different color styles.

Blue Microphones unveils Satellite: Wireless, amplified, noise-cancelling headphones

Dedicated noise-cancelling drivers ensure your high-fidelity experience won't be compromised in noisy environments.

Blue Microphones Ella and Sadie headphones

Blue Microphones expands its amplified headphone lineup with the Ella planar-magnetic and Sadie Hi-Fi

Blue has redesigned the strut-like headphone band introduced with its acclaimed Mo-Fi headphones, and upgraded the amplifier to a Class AB design for even better audio quality.

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New USB-C audio standard joins the iPhone 7's quest to kill the headphone jack

USB Type-C audio is finished, and the 3.5 mm headphone jack's days are numbered.

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Apple pushes new EarPods and AirPods for a future without headphone jacks

Apple removes the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, ships Lightning EarPods and an adapter instead.

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Sony has Bose and its Quiet Comfort noise-cancelling headphones in its sights

Coming soon from Sony: New wireless and wired headphones, an audiophile headphone amp, and a gold-plated Walkman machined from solid copper.

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Corded headphones can now be wireless with Griffin's iTrip Clip Bluetooth adapter

No headphone jack? No problem. You can still listen to your corded headphones with this new $20 gadget.

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Intel praises killer USB-C audio features in war against traditional headphone jacks

Ditching analog headphones for USB-C audio opens up a world of new features, Intel says.

Sharkk's Bravo headphones

Sharkk's Bravo hybrid electrostatic cans bust the bass, but hit for par elsewhere

Mediocre mid-range and top end takes some of the luster off the Bravo’s superb bass performance.

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Roland acquires majority stake in headphone-maker V-Moda

We interview V-Moda CEO Val Kolton, who will retain 30 percent of V-Moda and become a Roland product design consultant.