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Woman wearing Soundcore C30i clip-style open earbuds.

Soundcore’s clip-style earbuds are glasses- and budget-friendly

Soundcore follows Bose's Ultra Open Earbuds with a much more affordable set of clip-style earbuds.
A diagram of headphone-based spatial audio.

Spatial audio via headphones: how science crams 9 speakers and a subwoofer inside your head

If spatial audio formats like Dolby Atmos normally use a bunch of speakers arranged around your room, how can you hear it using headphones?
Sony WH-1000XM5

Sony WH-1000XM6: the design and features we want Sony’s next headphones to deliver

Sony dropped the WH-1000XM5 in 2022, which means the XM6 is probably around the corner. Here's what we think Sony needs to keep its top spot.
A collection of open-ear earbuds in their charging cases.

The best open-ear earbuds and headphones for 2024

With the convenience of wireless earbuds, plus the ability to hear your surroundings, open-ear earbuds are the latest audio trend. These models are the best.
Apple AirPods 3 in their case..

AirPods 4: Everything we know about Apple’s next wireless earbuds

While still officially unannounced, it's widely expected that Apple will launch its next AirPods model in 2024. Here's what we know so far.
Baseus Eli Sport 1.

Baseus Eli Sport 1 review: killer open-ear value

The Baseus Eli Sport 1 offer all of the benefits of open-ear listening at a very accessible price.
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You Asked: Mixing AV brands, the best headphones for TV viewing, and more

Do you have to stick to one brand for all of your AV components? What are the best headphones for watching TV? Which TVs have the best built-in audio?
Simon Cohen wearing Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones in white.

The 6 best wireless headphones for watching TV in 2024

If you want to watch TV but have a busy household, baby, or family members that need peace and quiet for studying, use these select headphones for TV watching.
Cambridge Audio Melomania M100.

Cambridge Audio’s first AirPods Pro competitor has lossless audio, massive battery life

The Cambridge Audio Melomania M100 sport a huge array of new features including ANC, lossless audio, and up to 52 hours of battery life.
Two kids using the Puro Sound PuroQuiet Plus to watch something on a tablet.

The best kids headphones of 2024: for fun, safety, and sound

Loaded with color, braced for impact, and packed with parental features like volume limiting, here's our roundup of the best headphones available for kids.
Bose QC45 headphones in black.

How to connect Bose headphones to an iPhone

Pairing or connecting your Bose headphones or earbuds to an iOS device isn't too difficult, and there are a few different ways you can do so.
Sony WF-1000XM5 in charging case with lid open, held between a finger and thumb.

Best wireless earbuds for 2024: Sony, Bose, Soundcore, and more

Looking for the best wireless earbuds, but overwhelmed by all of the choices? We've tried tons of them so you don't have to — here are the models we recommend.
Ifi Go Bar Kensei.

Ifi says its latest portable DAC restores the missing quality in digital audio

Ifi's latest portable headphone DAC/amp uses Japanese tech inside and out for better audio and robustness.
A man wearing Bose 700 headphones with a moody background.

Best Bose 700 deals: Save $151 on the wireless headphones today

These Bose 700 headphone deals will get you high-quality noise-canceling headphones for a cheaper price than usual, but they may not be available for long.
The Sony WH-1000-XM5 on top of a book for study, next to a notebook and pen.

Best Sony WH-1000XM5 deals: Save $70 on the wireless headphones

We've found the best Sony WH-1000XM5 deal, so if you want to get the noise-canceling wireless headphones for cheaper than usual, you shouldn't miss this chance.
PSB Speakers M4U TWM earbuds in open charging case.

PSB M4U TWM wireless earbuds review: zero frills, stunning sound

PSB Speakers' M4U TWM explore what happens when you focus exclusively on sound quality, with spectacular results.
Phil Nickinson wearing both the Ray-Ban Meta smart lasses and the Shokz OpenFit earbuds.

Your next earbuds maybe shouldn’t be earbuds at all

Since the release of the Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses, I've found I'm not carrying around separate earbuds as often.
SkullCandy EcoBuds connected to a phone.

Skullcandy’s latest wireless buds charge from your phone

Skullcandy's EcoBuds are designed to be more sustainable by eliminating the charging case's internal battery in favor of the one in your phone.
Sonos Era 100, close up on logo.

Sonos CEO says new product still on track for release by end of June

A new Sonos product — possibly headphones — is still on track for release between April and June in the company's fiscal third quarter.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 4 in charging case.

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 4 review: Sennheiser’s best wireless earbuds yet

Sennheiser's Momentum True Wireless 4 keep their top notch ergonomics while offering Sennheiser fans improvements across the board.
Apple AirPods Pro 2 and Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II

Best Apple AirPods alternatives for 2024: Bose, Sony, Marshall, and more

Apple's AirPods may be iconic, but they're not alone. If you're looking for alternatives that compare in sound, features, and price, here are some of the best.
Close up of Sonos logo on a Sonos Arc soundbar.

Sonos’ $449 Wi-Fi headphones delayed by software bug

Sonos' widely expected wireless headphones appear to have hit a production snag.
Xbox Series X on a table.

How to connect AirPods to Xbox Series X

A new pair of headphones for your Xbox Series X can be expensive, but what if you could use those AirPods you already have? You can, but only with a workaround.
Bose Wireless Charging Case Cover in use on a wireless charging mat.

Bose Wireless Charging Case Cover review: the accessory that shouldn’t be necessary

The Bose Wireless Charging Case Cover is, unfortunately, a necessary accessory if you want to charge your Bose earbuds wirelessly. Here's what you should know.
The JBL Pulse 5 Bluetooth speaker submerged in a hot tub.

IP what? Explaining water and dust resistance for audio gear

Tech companies use an IPX code to show that their products are water- and dust-resistant. But what does this IPX code mean? We break it all down.
The Jabra Enhance Plus earbuds snap together magnetically.

Best over-the-counter hearing aids for 2024

OTC hearing aids provide hearing solutions at a fraction of the price compared to prescription versions. Here are the best on the market from top brands.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro.

Samsung adding Auracast and 360 Audio to more TVs, phones, and earbuds

Samsung is expanding the capability of its phones, tablets, TVs, and earbuds, adding Auracast, 360 Audio, and fast switching.
Simon Cohen wearing the Bose Ultra Open Earbuds.

Bose Ultra Open Earbuds review: the weird design works

Bose's unusual take on wireless earbud design provides access to music and the world around you.
Oladance OWS Sports in Hormone Yellow.

Oladance’s waterproof OWS Sports open-ear headphones target athletes

Oladance's latest open-ear headphones are fully waterproof and come with an integrated neckband.
Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones.

Best Bose QuietComfort Ultra deals: Save $50 on the headphones

If you're interested in the Bose QuietComfort Ultra noise-canceling headphones, grab the discount from the best Bose QuietComfort Ultra deal that we've found.
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How to connect Bluetooth headphones to a PS5

Your PlayStation 5 is ready to go, but you want to connect your Bluetooth headphones, but how? We show you how to set up your favorite headphones with your PS5.
The H2O Audio SnowPro headphones.

H2O Audio SnowPro headphones review: a no-go for skiers

If you're looking for a pair of headphones to bring to the slopes, the H2O SnowPros will have you fussing too much with them, on and off the mountain.
A person wearing Shokz OpenRun bone conduction headphones.

The best bone conduction headphones for 2024

Bone conduction headphones can make working out easier and safer. Here, we've rounded up our favorite models from brands like Shokz and H20 Audio.
Close up of Sonos logo on a Sonos Arc soundbar.

Sonos says new product (probably headphones) coming by fall

Sonos says we can expect a major new product from the company no later than the end of September, in plenty of time for the holiday shopping period.