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OnePlus Buds Pro Review


The true wireless OnePlus Buds Pro offer a lot of value for the price, with solid active noise cancellation and a water-resistant design that includes both the earpieces and charging case.

By Tim Gideon

TCL MoveAudio S600 Review


TCL's true wireless MoveAudio S600 aren't flawless, but they deliver quality audio performance and active noise cancellation for a relative bargain.

By Tim Gideon

Microsoft Announces Official Wired Xbox Stereo Headset

Available on Sept. 21 for just $59.99.

By Matthew Humphries

Netflix iOS App Gets Spatial Audio Support

Enjoy a three-dimensional listening experience while watching Netflix on your iPhone or iPad.

By Matthew Humphries

Skullcandy Hesh Evo Review


Skullcandy's wireless Hesh Evo headphones deliver solid sculpted audio for the price, but are far from exciting.

By Tim Gideon

Skullcandy Hesh ANC Review


The wireless Skullcandy Hesh ANC headphones deliver powerful audio performance in a comfortable design, with decent active noise cancellation for the price.

By Tim Gideon

The Best Wireless Gaming Headsets for 2021

Free your head, and your game will follow. Cut the cord while gaming with these top-performing wireless headsets.

By Will Greenwald

The Best Gaming Headsets for 2021

A quality gaming headset delivers rich audio and an integrated mic for trash talking your opponents. Here's what you need to know to choose the right one, along with expert reviews of the top wired and wireless headsets.

By Will Greenwald

The Best Waterproof Headphones for 2021

Whether you're looking for earphones you can wear while sweating at the gym or even a pair you can swim with, we have tips for understanding the different levels of water resistance, as well as shopping advice including the best waterproof headphones we've tested.

By Tim Gideon

US Judge Sides With Sonos in Patent Spat Against Google

A US International Trade Commission judge sides with Sonos in one of the company's legal battles against Google.

By Nathaniel Mott

The Best Computer Speakers for 2021

A good set of speakers can help turn your PC into the ultimate home entertainment rig. Here's what to look for when shopping, along with the best computer-friendly speakers we've tested.

By Will Greenwald

The Best Soundbars for 2021

Want better-sounding audio from your TV? Grab one of these compact speaker systems and instantly amp up your home theater experience, without all the messy wires of a traditional setup. From our lab to your living room, here are the best soundbars we've tested.

By Will Greenwald

The Best Headphones for 2021

Whether you're looking for sleek AirPods or big over-ear models, these are the best headphones and earbuds we've tested, with advice for finding just the right pair for you.

By Tim Gideon

The Best Bluetooth Headphones for Running

It's no secret that music is a great motivator for working out. Before you lace up your kicks and head out to the track, trail, or treadmill, check out the best wireless headphones we've tested for powering your run.

By Will Greenwald  & Alex Colon

The Best Audiophile Headphones for 2021

If you take sound quality seriously, check out the best high-fidelity headphones and earphones we've reviewed. You might be in for some sticker shock, but there are a few budget-friendly pairs here that prove you don't have to spend a fortune to elevate your listening experience.

By Tim Gideon

The Best Wireless Headphones for 2021

Tired of tangled cords? Cut yourself some slack and switch to Bluetooth headphones. Whether you're looking for earbuds, on-ears, or to go completely wire-free, start with the best wireless headphones we've tested.

By Will Greenwald

The Best True Wireless Earbuds for Running

Wire-free earphones are the best thing to happen to running since rubber soles. Hit the track free of cables with the best true wireless earbuds for exercise.

By Tim Gideon

The Best Cheap Earbuds and Headphones (Under $50)

You don't need to spend a lot of money to get high-quality sound flowing into your ears. Here's what to look for in a pair of budget-priced headphones or earphones, along with our top-rated picks.

By Tim Gideon  & Alex Colon

The Best Bluetooth Speakers Under $100

Affordable wireless audio has come a long way in recent years. Here are the best affordable Bluetooth speakers along with what you need to know when shopping for one.

By Tim Gideon

The Best Smart Speakers for 2021

Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri? The first step in choosing an AI companion is deciding which voice assistance platform is the right fit for your home. The second step is picking up one of the best smart speakers we've tested.

By Sascha Segan  & Will Greenwald