Shopping Picks tagged headphones/headsets
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Griffin says we should buy their TuneBuds headphones so we can have headphones that match our iPod Nanos. We'd rather scandalize the fashion police by pairing green headphones with a blue Nano. Pretty colors aside, there are plenty of other reasons to pick up some TuneBuds: They offer noise isolation and deep bass, they come with 3 different sizes of washable silicone inserts so you can get just the right fit, and you... more
We've seen lots of earbud headphones encrusted with Swarovski crystals, but we tend to wonder about their sound quality when we've never heard of the manufacturer. But we're willing to bet Altec Lansing's crystal headphones sound pretty good, since the company is known for its high-quality audio products. Designed for women (duh), the headphones have powerful 9mm neodymium drivers, a gold-plated plug for superior sound transfer, and a SnugFit design for comfort and noise... more
Go hands-free with the Jabra BT8040 Bluetooth headset. It's tiny (just 2.5" long), lightweight (less than half an ounce), affordable (prices start at $55), and offers superb sound - with noise reduction, intelligent volume controls, and acoustic shock protection. It's also got "MultiPoint" technology, which lets it connect to 2 different devices at the same time. And it's the first Bluetooth headset that supports wireless music streaming. So you can choose your own "on... more
You know those people who talk on their cell phones at the gym? Now you can be one of them - and still keep both hands on the crosstrainer. These wireless Motorola Rokr S9 headphones let you listen to music, adjust the volume, and even take calls (provided you have a Bluetooth-enabled phone), simply by pressing integrated touch controls on the sides of the headband. The headphones weigh less than an ounce (lighter than... more
Love the iPod, hate the earbuds? Same here. Which is why we're seriously considering shelling out for these Shure SE110 earphones. CNET says they're "the most affordable entry point for high-endurance, high-fidelity earphones," and that they'll "withstand both audiophile scrutiny and physical abuse." The earphones block out background noise, and come with a foam and rubber "fit kit" so you can get the most comfortable fit. Best of all, they have a 2-year warranty,... more
Tired of untangling your headphone cords every time you want to listen to your iPod? If you've got an iPod Shuffle, take a look at these iFreePlay wireless headphones from Monster. They have a wraparound design with a dock over one ear so you can just snap in your Shuffle and go, so you can get on with whatever Important Thing you're doing without any interference from annoying headphone wires. The headphones weigh... more
CNET calls it "one of the best-looking headsets we've ever seen." The Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg says its "noise cancellation is far better than on any other cellphone headset I've tried." Engadget named it "wearable product of the year." They're talking about the Aliph Jawbone Bluetooth headset, the perfect combination of design and technology. Designed by the renowned Yves Behar, the Jawbone fits comfortably on either ear, is soft and smooth against your... more
Headphone wires getting caught all the time? Cut the cord and go wireless with these Logitech FreePulse Wireless headphones. They're flexible, comfortable, lightweight, and work with any audio source that has a minijack headphone output. Just plug the receiver into your player, and you're good for about 6 hours. The headphones work up to 33 feet away from the receiver. More wireless headphones.
You want the best possible sound from your iPod, but you don't want to look like a DJ or feel like you're wearing earmuffs - especially at the gym. You want the new Bose in-ear headphones, which have Bose's TriPort technology for greater low-frequency output. The result is rich, balanced audio performance that brings out the full sound potential of your MP3s, CDs, and DVDs. The headphones come with a carrying case and 3... more
As of January 1st, California drivers are no longer allowed to hold cell phones to their ears. So what's a chatterbox to do? Get a Bluetooth headset. Specifically, the very affordable Cardo Scala 700. It's compact, lightweight, offers excellent sound quality, and has lots of cool features: Voice dial, re-dial, call waiting, conference calling, call reject (our favorite), noise reduction, and echo cancellation. You can even use it to toggle between your personal... more
Tangled cables and wires got you down? Move around freely with this Xbox 360 wireless headset. It has a 2.4GHz radio frequency range, which means you can walk around your house and still stay connected. Designed inside and out to work seamlessly with your Xbox 360, the hands-free headset uses the same high performance technology as the Xbox 360 wireless controller. Its controls are easily accessible and its battery lasts up to 8... more
Match your iPod with earphones that sound as good as they look. Designed to deliver clarity, comfort, and a secure fit, V-Moda's M Class stylish earphones are made of pure polished alloy metal that produces vibrant, precise bass levels measuring up to 122db at 20Hz. They've been tested and approved by musicians, DJs, athletes, and audiophiles, and come in three colors: "Bling-Bling Black," "That's Hot Pink," and "Blue Steel."
Answer calls, end calls, voice dial, redial, and switch between phone and handsfree mode - all with the same button - with the Nokia BH-800 Bluetooth headset. Available in Coffee Black and Silver White, this comfortable headset weighs a mere third of an ounce, but still has great sound quality. It works with many different models of Bluetooth devices and lasts for up to 6 hours of talk time (up to 160 hours of... more
These Sony in-ear headphones aren't new, but they just made CNET's list of must-have gadgets. The Fontopias are super light, super comfortable, and deliver great sound at a fraction of what those fancy Shure ones cost. They come with 3 sizes of earbuds, so you're sure to get a comfortable fit, no matter how big or small your ears are. Other extras inlcude a hard carrying case and a one meter extension cord.... more
If you think the headphones that came with your iPod are junk, check out the Creative Zen Aurvanas. These acoustically and ergonomically designed in-ear earphones deliver superb audio quality and noise isolation, not to mention comfort - they come with earbuds in 3 different sizes so you'll get the perfect fit. They're lightweight, durable, work with any MP3 player, and come with an adaptor for airplanes, a cleaning tool, and travel case. More... more
If the record store clerks in High Fidelity won the lottery, they'd buy the new Bose QuietComfort 3 headphones. The successors to the QuietComfort 2s, the QuietComfort 3s have a smaller and more compact design, with Bose quality sound, comfortable earpieces, full-spectrum noise reduction, and a 20-hour rechargeable battery. Bose is so sure you'll love them, they'll let you try them free for 30 days. On a budget? See Bose's TriPort headphones.
Sometimes we get a little loud at work, especially when we discover things like iPod underpants. To block us out, a coworker just bought these Shure E2c headphones. He loves them. They provide great sound, and block everything else out, even on public transportation. Plus they come with several different kinds of earbud sleeves (so you get the best fit possible), which hold the earbuds securely in place, even if you're jogging.
If you must talk on the phone as you drive, at least get a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone and a wireless headset. The headsets aren't as big and ugly as they used to be. Motorola's comfortable new H700 is the company's lightest headset ever, but still offers great sound, noise reduction, and lots of other features (Mute It!). Flip the folding microphone down to answer calls, and back up to hang up. More wireless... more
Listen to your music, not the noise of the airplane, the kids, or your coworkers. These Sony noise-canceling headphones quiet that outside racket while delivering top-quality sound from your MP3 player or other audio source. They come with an adapter to use on planes, fold flat for storage, and cost less than half as much as Bose's QuietComfort 2 headphones.
When that Bon Jovi box set comes out next month, you're going to want to play it at full volume. But your girlfriend (or wife or mom) won't tolerate that for long. So you need these high performance Bose TriPort headphones. They're incredibly comfortable and lightweight (only 5 ounces), deliver impressive Bose sound quality, and have sealed ear cups to isolate you from ambient noise. Available in a couple different colors.