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I'm pretty vocal about my love for Bang and Olufsen's BeoPlay H6 headphones. To me, they're the best wired set I've used in the last three years and they still hold their own against newer rivals, even though they've been on sale for two years now. That being said, you can imagine my feelings when...

June 24th 2015 at 10:25am 0 Comments
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I took Samsung's Level line of "premium" audio gear for a spin last summer, and now the company is adding another wireless model to the set. The Level On Wireless is exactly what the name suggests: a wireless version of the on-ear headphones in the collection. A group of six built-in microphones o...

April 30th 2015 at 1:34pm 0 Comments
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Back in May, Dr. Dre's audio outfit trotted out its retooled Solo2 on-ear headphones. Between then and now, his Beats brand officially set up shop in Cupertino, and its releasing its first product since coming under Apple's wing back in August. The Solo2 Wireless cans allow you to nix the tether v...

November 12th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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If you're into drones and wireless audio, then you'll probably agree that Parrot is the best thing out of France since Daft Punk. Personally, I've been most impressed with the company's wireless headphones, the Zik. In fact, I've been a regular user since it came out about two years ago. Even toda...

November 3rd 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Steven Lamar helped create the now iconic Beats by Dre brand back in 2006, and after a spat over royalties last spring, he's back with headphones of his very own. Touting the best in ergonomics, sound and "Noise Equalization," Lamar's ROAM brand is launching Ropes as its first portable audio offer...

September 4th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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While several other audio outfits have already unveiled hi-fi minded and bass-heavy options, Sony's looking to add some more of the same. First, the MDR-1a is a high-res set of on-ear cans aimed at listeners who fancy high-end aesthetics, with a bit more sophisticated look than the MDR-1. There ar...

September 3rd 2014 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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Although Bose has been using Bluetooth in its Aviation headsets, SoundLink portable speakers and earpieces for cellphones, wireless headphones have been lacking from the company's roster. That's changing today, with the company email-blasting US customers about its just-released AE2w Bluetooth hea...

May 7th 2013 at 9:14pm 0 Comments
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If it never occurred to you to plug all kinds of peripherals into your ear cans -- including the media player making the sound -- a new patent from Redmond's brain trust might give you pause. The headphones are shown as a catch-all, with receiving spaces for snapping in devices like rechargeable b...

July 3rd 2012 at 6:54pm 0 Comments
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You can buy wired headphones for $600, so why not throw a pricey cordless pair into the mix? That seems to be Sennheiser's approach, which quietly launched the RS 220 wireless headphones at CES Unveiled in New York City tonight. These cord-free cans pipe analog, coaxial or optical sources from a...

November 8th 2011 at 8:40pm 0 Comments