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Chances are when you need some funky tunes to keep you sane through the workday (or to drown out the loudmouth talking on his smartphone next to you), you're grabbing the nearest pair of headphones. Whether they're earbuds or cans, there's as many different opinions as there are styles. What are y...

December 2nd 2014 at 10:14pm 0 Comments
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Logitech unveils Wireless Headset, Boombox for tablets, smartphones and Radio Raheem Sony PlayStation Vita debuts in Japan on December 17th, partnering with NTT DoCoMo for 3G (updated) Bose BT2 Bluetooth headset cruises through the FCC, unsurprisingly mum on specifications Oh hey...

October 10th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Okay, so iHome's SD63 headphones may not be quite as "retro" as their name suggests, but there are certainly some design elements that harken back to a simpler time of beanbag chairs, black lights, and physical media -- a fact helped along by the inclusion of the old Soundesign brand. The SD63 Re...

August 3rd 2011 at 2:36pm 0 Comments
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We've been worried about Klipsch's future since Audiovox joined the picture, but it looks like there isn't reason to fret just yet. Remember the company's first on-ear headphones, the Image One? Well, Klippy's back for round two evidently; its Mode active noise-canceling headphones have quietly po...

July 12th 2011 at 4:47pm 0 Comments
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It seems the Polk folk have had their fill of iPod docks, shower speakers, and soundbars, and are hungry for a new market: headphones. The outfit aims to "change the sonic landscape" (their words) for athletes and "ardent headphone users" with their UltraFit and UltraFocus monikered ear-gear. Betw...

June 16th 2011 at 5:21am 0 Comments
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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is coming to us from reader Conception, who has a pretty hilarious story to tell. If you're looking to send in an inquiry of your own, drop us a line...

June 11th 2011 at 11:25pm 0 Comments
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That stretchy, coiled headphone cord might be cool for the club, but sometimes you need to straighten up, fly right, and answer a few phone calls. Enter Pioneer's HDJ-500T-K DJ headphones. These cans are effectively a standard re-issue of the regular HDJ-500 series, but adding a new swappable strai...

April 27th 2011 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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We've seen some rather homely cans in our time -- wireless and otherwise -- which is why we were delighted to see that Sony's latest set of 7.1 channel headphones doesn't sacrifice form for function -- at least not on paper. The MDR-DS6500 setup offers up a slew of surround sound modes, including...

April 19th 2011 at 9:34am 0 Comments