Headphones & Portable Speakers
Review: Wren V5AP AirPlay Speaker
Wren’s V5AP definitely has style, but does it have substance?
Review: Jabra Revo Wireless Headphones
Jabra Revo melds wireless capability with plenty of features.
The Portable Speaker Review Roundup
A roundup of portable speakers reviewed by About.com’s portable electronic site.
Review: Id America Metropolitan Aluminum In-Ear Headphone
Id America’s Metropolitan memory foam earphone aims for cost, performance balance.
Review: RHA MA450i Earphones
A review of the RHA MA450i noise-cancelling earphones.
Review: Jabra Vox Earphones
A review of the Jabra Vox earphones.
Review: Astro A30 Crossgaming Headset With MixAmp 5.8
Review of the Astro A30 crossgaming headset with MixAmp 5.8.
Review: Skullcandy SLYR
Skullcandy SLYR delivers solid gaming headset on a budget if you don’t mind wires.
Review: Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400
Review of the Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400 gaming headset for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Top Gaming Headsets with Mics
Looking for a good pair of headsets to accompany your gaming fix? Then check out our list of gaming headsets with mics to help you with your decision.
Here Comes the Boom: The iNuke Boom Junior Review
The iNuke Boom Junior speaker dock literally provides plenty of boom for your buck.
Nyko PlayStation Vita Speaker Stand Review
A review of the Nyko PlayStation Vita Speaker Stand.
Device Doubles as a Portable Bluetooth Speaker and Charger
Scosche’s boomSTREAM doubles as both a portable Bluetooth speaker and charger.
Review: Edifier Prisma E3350 2.1 Bluetooth Speaker
A Review of Edifier’s E3350 Prisma speaker.
Review: Skullcandy PLYR 2 Wireless Gaming Headset
Skullcandy serves up a wireless gaming headset on a budget with PLYR 2.
Review: Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro Headphones
A review of the Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro headphones.
Review: Soul SL300JAM Noise-Cancelling Headphones
Ludacris joins forces with Usain Bolt for “Signature Series” version of Soul Electronics; SL300 headphones.
Review: CUBEDGE EDGE.sound Bluetooth Speaker
A review of the CUBEDGE EDGE.sound Bluetooth speaker.
Review: Wicked Audio Evac Headphones
Wicked Audio’s Evac crams tons of bass in old-school design.
Review: I-MEGO ZTONE Earphones
I-MEGO’s ZTONE earphones marry great sound with molded earpiece for improved fit.
Review: Coloud Brings ‘The Boom’ With Latest Headphone
A review of Coloud’s “The Boom” headphones with speakerphone and remote functionality for iOS devices and Android.
Review: CordCruncher Earphones
Uniquely designed CordCruncher serves up tangle-free earphones on a budget. Read on for our review of the former Kickstarter project.
Review: MEElectronics M6 Earphones
MEElectronics M6 memory wire earphones try to meld price with performance.
E3 2012 Portable Electronics Roundup
Notable portable electronics happenings from E3.
Review: iHome iD50 Speaker Dock and Alarm for iPod, iPhone and iPad
Review of the iHome iD50 iPod, iPhone and iPad dock.
Review: Yurbuds Ironman Talk Earphones
Good grip makes Yurbuds Ironman Talk ideal for exercisers who listen to music on their smartphones.
Review: V-MODA Crossfade LP Headphones
Review of the V-MODA Crossfade LP Headphones
Yurbuds a Great Fit For In-ear Earphones
A review of the Yurbuds earphone cover and earbud adapters.
Review: Afterglow Universal Wireless Headset
A review of Performance Designed Products’ Afterglow Universal Wireless Headset.
Review: Spider E500 Pocket Speaker
A review of the Spider E500 Pocket Speaker with expanding resonator.
Review: Sonos ZonePlayer S5 Multi-Room Music System
Review of the Sonos ZonePlayer S5 Multi-Room Music System
Review: Coloud Retro C22 Themed Headphones
A review of the Coloud C22 Marvel-themed retro headphones.
Review: iLuv Tatz THP-901 Full-Size Headphones
Review of the iLuv Tatz THP-901 full-size Broken Heartz headphones.
Review: Speakal iBoo Charging Dock and Speakers for iPod
A review of the iBoo iPod and iPhone speaker from Speakal.
Review: The Rock-It Portable Vibration Speaker by OrigAudio
A review of OrigAudio's Rock-It portable vibration speaker.
Review: V-Moda Remix Remote with Microphone
A review of the V-Moda Remix Remote with with built-in microphone
Review: Arctic Sound E361 Headphones
A Review of Arctic Cooling's Arctic Sound E361 headphones.
Top Earphones (In-Ear Headphones)
In-ear headphones, also known as earphones, are very popular for on the go use. They are smaller in size than regular headphones and usually cost less. They also rest inside your ear, which is nice for when you want to shut out the world all that much more. Sound quality is generally as good as regular headphones. For some great earphones ideas, check out our top picks.
Headphones and Portable Speakers at CES 2005
At CES 2005 this year, a large number of companies rolled out new headphones and portable speakers which promise to bring better sounding audio to your ears. Check out some of the companies listed in this article to see what new quality sound gear they are bringing your way.
What do you look for in a headphone? In ear design? High quality sound drivers? Noise cancellation? All of these? Some of the top headphones feature some, or all, of these features. Check out About.com's Top Headphones feature to help narrow the choices for that perfect listening experience.