Don't-Miss Headphone Stories
Bluetooth is seemingly everywhere, but until recently, getting a good set of wireless headphones meant spending a bunch. We take a look at six Bluetooth headphones for those on a budget.
These popular headphones are plenty loud and bass-heavy, and will liven up any commute—unless the commuter is an audiophile.
Your ears deserve better than the cheap cans you've been using all these years. Luckily, $300 or so can buy world-class quality.
We take a look at five premium noise-canceling headphones designed to give you some relief from the noise of the outside world.
These eye-catching earbuds sound great, but they’re a little too expensive for what you get and lack valuable features.
Logitech's UE 4000 and UE 6000 use different designs: The UE 4000 is an on-ear headphone, while the UE 6000 is an over-ear, noise-canceling model. But they're otherwise similar, with very good midrange and treble that can be obscured by too much bass.
The Image One is a well-built and well-appointed headphone that will please people who like music served loud and with lots of bass. Buyers looking for accuracy and a balanced sound should look elsewhere.
MEElectronics’s A161P looks modest, but it offers impressive headphone value at $129 (and even more so at street prices). It’s easy to recommend for just about anyone.
Sennheiser's MM 450-X combines noise-canceling and Bluetooth technology in a lightweight travel headphone. Does Sennheiser’s audio expertise make for a high-end travel headphone worth having?
Comfortable, portable, on-ear headphones aren’t hard to find, but ones that sound and look great are. We tested four head-turning models that claim to satisfy your ears.
These wireless bone-conduction headphones are quite comfortable, but perhaps a tad expensive for the sound quality.
AfterShokz newest wrap-around bone-conduction headphones are an improvement over the first-gen models.
At just $249, Arcam's rPAC is a reasonably priced combination of a dedicated headphone amplifier and a USB digital-to-analog converter, and it performs incredibly well for the price.
The RH656 is a good-looking set of headphones that offers big sound, though you can find better accuracy elsewhere.
Philips’s SHB9100 Bluetooth headphones offer a nice balance between comfort and good sound, and the inclusion of a wired option is handy for those times you forget to charge. However, the SHB9100 isn't for you if you depend on your Bluetooth headset for making phone calls.