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These are the best Bluetooth headsets you can buy

Quality headsets are rare. Here are our picks for the best Bluetooth headsets available, whether you need something modest, cheap, or loaded with features.
Home Theater

Audiophiles belong on Android. Here’s what I learned from switching over

After 9 years with the iPhone, I switched to Android via LG’s V30 to keep my precious headphones. It’s always scary trying something new, but taking the big leap isn’t as hard as you might think.
Home Theater

Set your ears free with the best completely wireless earbuds

If you can't stand the tangle of cords, or you're just excited about completely wireless earbuds, you're going to need some help separating the wheat from the chaff. Our list serves up the best wireless earbuds around.
Emerging Tech

Infrasound microphones could predict volcano eruptions before they strike

Researchers have created low-frequency microphones that could potentially help to predict the eruption of certain volcanoes around the world by listening to infrasound frequencies.
Home Theater

Get loud with the best outdoor speakers to rock your party in any weather

From rugged, solar-powered backwoods listening companions to floating pool party jam boxes, the best outdoor speakers partner with your lifestyle to let you listen to your favorite tunes wherever you go.
Home Theater

Rock out, dance, or just nod along with the best Bluetooth speakers

The market is saturated with wireless audio solutions fit for any and all circumstances. Check out our picks for the best Bluetooth speakers available, whether you'll be listening in the kitchen or on the mountain.
Computing

Don't spend hundreds on Pro Tools or Logic. Try one of these free alternatives

Believe it or not, Pro Tools isn't the only digital audio workstation worth your time. Check out our picks for the best free recording software, whether you're looking for a lightweight app or a full-blown audio workstation.
Mobile

Tiny new Bluetooth chip is a big revolution for high-tech headphones

A new Qualcomm Bluetooth chip is about to change high-tech headables due to its tiny size, quad-core processor, and energy efficiency. It’ll make in-ear sports headphones able to use voice activation, noise cancellation, fitness tracking…
Home Theater

AmazonBasics Soundbar setup and unboxing: Add quality sound to your new TV

Got a shiny new TV (or a dusty old TV) that can't adequately fill your living room with sound? Not to worry -- our AmazonBasics Soundbar setup and unboxing guide will get you up and running in no time.
Home Theater

What’s a headphone amp, and do you really need one? You’d be surprised

In an age where headphones reign supreme, you might be thinking it’s a good idea to get a dedicated headphone amp, and you may well be right. Find out why in our comprehensive guide.
Home Theater

Vinyl listening is getting simpler with The Plus Record Player from Plus Audio

All-in-one turntables make getting into vinyl simple, but for those who want great sound quality along with their simplicity, you may want to check out Plus Audio's The+Record Player.
Home Theater

Klipsch R-28PF and R-14PM powered reference speakers make life simple

Klipsch boasts the most complete collection of reference speakers out there, and now that collection includes powered speakers. The new R-28PF and R-14PM combine clarity and simplicity for casual listeners and audiophiles alike.