Headphones

I get why Sonos dominates the smart speaker space after testing how 2 of its speakers work in tandem

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Over the past few years, anyone who has considered wiring their home with speakers has likely been asked if they've tried Sonos?<p>The market …

Mom Is About to Put Earphones on When Man Gets on Treadmill Next to Her. Something Tells Her to Stop...

Lauren Stithem regularly uses the gym at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Tennessee.<p>Her daughter, Hayden, was diagnosed with cancer …

Earbuds

New affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeous lines with high-tech design

Why it matters to you<p>Electrostatic speakers have a reputation for providing incredible sound reproduction, but can be cost-prohibitive. IC One Two's …

Ninety7 Vaux Review: Echo Dot speaker-battery cuts Alexa’s cord

It’s easy to get hooked on having Amazon Alexa around, but though the affordable Echo Dot’s always-listening microphones are good, there’s no beating …

Amazon

I Have So Much Earwax I Can’t Hear!

I took one of those mail-away DNA tests a little while ago, and it was a letdown. One interesting thing I learned is that I have the “wet kind” of …

Health

Soul X-Tra review

What are the Soul X-Tra?<p>Over-ear cans aren’t necessarily the first thing most people consider when it comes to running or exercise-orientated …

Gear & Gadgets

Acoustic Energy Aego BT2 review

What is the Acoustic Energy Aego BT2?<p>Acoustic Energy celebrates its 30th birthday and recent return to British ownership with the launch of the Aego …

Gear & Gadgets

JLab House Party wireless speaker review

Offering convenience, affordability, and plenty of punch, JLab’s House Party speaker is locked and loaded for portable multiroom sound.<p>Offering …

Gramophone Dreams #16: Sony & AudioQuest headphones

As much as I delight in pagan dreams of sweetly perfumed garden nymphs, I'm embarrassed to admit that my mind also drifts in pleasant reveries …

Audiophile

You won't empty your wallet for studio-grade headphones with the Status Audio HD One's at $30

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time bringing you studio-grade headphones for much less!<p>Wireless headphones have grown in popularity …

Audio Technica offers up a new, all-digital spin on wireless Bluetooth headphones

Why it matters to you<p>There are hordes of options when it comes to wireless Bluetooth headphones, but Audio-Technica promises clearer sound with its …

Sonoma Acoustics Model One Electrostatic Headphone and Amplifier System

One hell of a story here. Interesting roots in a buncha places. I'm going to power through it with pics and links if you're interested in a deeper …

Audiophile

Best Workout Headphones for Running, Hitting the Gym & More

With such an infinite array of wired and Bluetooth headphones for running and working out, how do we know our money will buy an investment and not another piece of temporary tech? Headphones are a very competitive electronics category with players ranging from obscure to household name. As a …

Heart Rate Monitors

Hi-Fi Headphones for the Masses, Starting at $100

Most people — audiophile or not — want to listen to better audio. It’s the reason for the boom in multiroom wireless speakers, like Sonos’s …

Audiophile

First Impressions of Apple’s AirPods

I was finally able to get my hands on a pair of Apple’s latest hard to find hit. If you are still looking for a set of AirPods without the three to four week wait, keep an eye on AT&T, website. When they get them in stock, they process the orders quickly and have free shipping in the US. I got mine …

Batteries

Razer ManO'War Gaming Headset Review

The Razer ManO'War <b>(See if on Amazon)</b> is the company's flagship headset, and improves on the mid-level Razer Kraken Pro V2 by adding wireless …

Razer

AIAIAI TMA

In our search for a more customized sound and fit, we've dialed-in a pair of headphones from Copenhagen-based AIAIAI tuned by Uncrate editors. These …

Shopping

5 Travel Accessories to Make Flying Less Frustrating

Over the last few months, airplane travel has been on everyone’s radar. Unfortunately, it’s not because of extremely cheap airfares, but because …

African-American News

Blue Sadie Headphones

<b>PRICE</b> $399<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Brilliant styling<br>Built-in headphone amp<br>Click-on bass boost <b><br>Minus</b><br>Not super transparent<p><b>THE VERDICT</b><br>The Blue Sadie is one of the …

TEN: The Enthusiast Network

Subpac M2 wearable bass system review

The biggest problem with big subs is that they disturb everyone around you. If you live alone in a house, a subwoofer is more accessible (at least …

Mass Effect: Andromeda

Sennheiser sends its HD 1 wireless headphones into the cosmos with special Pink Floyd edition

<b>Sennheiser has unveiled a new version of its popular Momentum 2.0 headphones – and while the</b> <b>Pink Floyd-inspired HD 1 Wireless edition might not be</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Jabra Elite Sport

MSRP <br>$249.99<p><b>Pros</b><p>Powerful audio performance with boosted bass. Waterproof design. HearThrough lets you to monitor your surroundings while listening to …

Wearable Tech

Great deal! These are our three favorite Amazon tech bargains today

Tuesday’s Amazon Gold Box deals of the day feature a multisport smartwatch, a set of tower speakers, and a stylish set of Beats headphones. Enjoy …

Audiophile

Audeze iSine 10 review

What are the Audeze iSine 10?<p>The iSine 10 are a real oddity – and not just because their styling brings to mind TIE Fighters or that window in Return …

Gear & Gadgets

The Stockroom: 11 New Shop Finds to Buy This Week

Welcome to <b>The Stockroom</b>, a series curated by your friends at the Gear Patrol store that makes it easy to keep up with new products from our own shop, …

Shopping

‘Audio Factory’ is a Compelling Showcase of Google’s Spatial Audio Engine for VR

Google has released a Daydream VR app called <i>Audio Factory</i>, a polished and even entertaining demonstrating their Spatial Audio Engine for VR. …

Virtual Reality

The Best Headphones of 2017

Turn on, tune in, rock out.<p>Beats Solo3 Wireless ($300)<p>The comfy, do-everything Solo3 offers rich, thumpy sound and is great during commutes and on runs, where the rubberized headband helps it stay put. Its Bluetooth boasts a nearly unprecedented range of 400 feet. Battery life runs 40 hours, and a …

Wireless

Headphone deal: Bose SoundTrue Around-Ear II headphone for $70

Bose is blowing out the Android version of its discontinued wired over-ear headphones.<p>Android users take note: Bose is selling its Around-Ear II wired headphones for Samsung and Android devices at a closeout price of $70. We've seen Black Friday sales on this headphone for $80, so this is as low a …

Review: 1More Quad Driver In-Ear Headphones

<b>The Case for Multiple Drivers</b><p>Accurate sound reproduction requires multiple drivers, each dedicated to reproducing sound within a specific frequency range. That’s why, when you look at a speaker, you usually see a woofer for bass response, a tweeter for high frequency sound and often a mid-range …

David Gilmour

How to boost productivity with noise

Plantronics CEO Joe Burton gives WIRED his tips for utilising noise<p>On the surface, managing background noise with more background noise seems …