Scott WilkinsonFreelance contributor, TechHive

Scott has written about audio and video technology for 30 years in a wide variety of publications. As a professional musician, he can be heard on the soundtracks of Gladiator, Myst, and other movies and video games.

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Sennheiser debuts two new headphones for the U.S. market: The IE 300 IEH in-ear and the HD 250BT over-ear

It looks as though both models will uphold Sennheiser's reputation for headphone excellence.

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Cleer bows the Crescent smart speaker and Enduro ANC noise-cancelling headphones

Both products seem to uphold Cleer's commitment to high-quality portable audio.

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Audeze LCD-1 planar-magnetic headphone review: The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth

This headphone has a wonderfully transparent, precise, neutral sound that reveals everything in a recording, and for a much lower price than most planar-magnetic cans.

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Focal Arche headphone DAC/amp review: It doesn't get much better than this

Superb sound, exceptional build quality, extensive feature set—you get it all for a princely sum.

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Puro Sound Labs PuroPro headphone review: Comfortable, superb noise cancellation, safety from hearing damage

Excellent active noise cancellation, but the sound quality is slightly veiled, marring an otherwise excellent headphone.

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DALI Katch Bluetooth speaker review: Small sound from a small package

The sound quality is clean, clear, and bright, but the bass is generally weak.

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Focal Radiance review: The Bentley of headphones

These high-end cans offer top-notch materials, elegant design, and excellent—though not flawless—sound.

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Klipsch The Fives review: These Bluetooth bookshelf speakers deliver smooth, refined sound

But the sonic balance tips toward the bass and away from the mids and highs.

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Helm Audio DB12 AAAmp review: This mighty mite of a mobile headphone amplifier sounds mighty fine

Lots of clean gain and no noise in a tiny package—what's not to like?

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Focal Stellia review: The most exquisite headphone we’ve reviewed to date

This magnificent headphone offers a heavenly sound with a devilish price tag.

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DALI Katch One soundbar review: Great sound—under the right circumstances

This soundbar must be placed up against a wall to sound its best, and it requires more space beneath a TV than most.

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1More Dual Driver ANC Pro Wireless review: This in-ear headphone has a split personality, but great phone skills

You’ll get clean, lean sound with ANC off, and rich, bass-heavy sound with ANC on.

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Fluance Ai60 Bluetooth speaker review: Large and in charge!

This pair of powered Bluetooth speakers has the look, feel, and sound of a high-end product without a high-end price.

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Cleer Flow II Bluetooth ANC headphone review: Exceptional sound quality and excellent noise cancelling

Even better, Cleer's ANC headphone is less expensive than the best that higher-profile competitors such as Sony, Bose, and DALI have to offer.

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Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth speaker review: A small, sturdy design can't offset poor sound quality

It's nice that the Wonderboom 2 is hardened against water, dust, and drops, but that doesn't mean much when it produces thin sound and wimpy bass.