Focal’s new high-end headphones offer something for most budgets

Focal North America has unveiled three high-end headphones for a wide variety of budgets, ranging from the $4,000 Utopia open-back reference model to the $250 mobile-centric Listen.
Home Theater

Coloud relaunches, looking to make a big splash with its newest headphones

Coloud might not be a household name, but it's looking to change that with the official relaunch of the brand and the introduction of a new headphone line, featuring the No. 16 and No. 8 on-ear headphones, and the No. 4 in-ears.
Health & Fitness

Pound pavement to a soundtrack with the best running headphones

Running can be one of the least enjoyable activities of all time, especially when you spend the better part of your run fiddling to keep your headphones in place. Check out our picks for the best headphones for running, so you'll never have…
Home Theater

NoonTec’s Zoro II wireless headphones boast premium style and great sound for a pittance 2:14

The NoonTec Zoro II are premium looking wireless headphones that will barely hit your wallet. They'll last up to 35 hours on a single charge, and the sound is far better than you'd expect for the money. Check out the video for an…
Cool Tech

Human's Sound ear covers aimed at meeting all of your audio needs

Human has announced the core features of its audio wearable, Sound. The ear covers will control ambient sound and aid communications and entertainment. Language translation and other functions will be revealed later in the year.
Home Theater

Can these crazy Kickstarter headphones possibly be comfy? We tried a pair

The Vie Shair buck conventional headphone designs in an effort to provide a more comfortable listening experience for the user. But can a completely open headphone really work?

This crazy new wearable uses 'neurostimulation' to prime your brain and body for exercise

Halo Neuroscience has released Halo Sport, the first headphones for athletes that make the brain more receptive to training. The idea is that sending gentle targeted signals to the brain boosts motor unit recruitment, which leads to faster…
Virtual Reality

Palmer Luckey wants you to give Oculus Rift’s built-in headphones a chance

Some faithful Internet users took to Reddit their disdain with the Oculus Rift's $600 price tag by blaming the built-in headphones. Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, on the other hand, says they're wrong.
Cool Tech

These sensor-studded headphones can sense when you’re in deep sleep, trigger lucid dreams

It's certainly not the first gizmo designed to help you lucid dream, but the accelerometer/headphones approach has the potential to be far more effective than anything we've seen before
Home Theater

Sony gets stylish with new h.ear on Bluetooth ANC headphones 0:53

Sony gets stylish with its new h.ear on headphones, which claim to allow for "hi res" playback even via Bluetooth thanks to Sony's Bluetooth upscaling engine, but the big selling point here might very well be the splashy design.