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Samsung Shape wireless speakers

Samsung Shape wireless speakers

The compact Samsung Shape wireless speakers let you enjoy your music many different ways. By themselves, the Shape speakers make a great system for your den or office. You can stream music to them from your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or tablet. With multiple Shape speakers and the Samsung Shape WAM250 Wireless Audio Hub, you can easily create a wireless multi-room audio system.

Bluetooth Vs. AirPlay

Bluetooth Vs. AirPlay

Wonder what the differences are between Bluetooth and Apple Airplay? The Crutchfield Labs takes a look at the basics in this animated explainer video.

Polk Camden Square Bluetooth speaker

Polk Camden Square Bluetooth speaker

Polk's Camden Square Bluetooth speaker is a party in a box - combined with a free smartphone app, it lets up to four people create a group playlist. And everyone else at the party can vote on songs to change the order.

Polk Audio Woodbourne wireless speaker

Polk Audio Woodbourne wireless speaker

Polk's Woodbourne wireless speaker features elegant looks, wireless convenience, and powerful sound. The Woodbourne's sealed speaker enclosure is crafted from acoustically inert materials, and is gently curved for superior rigidity and better sound projection.

What is the Cloud?

What is the Cloud?

Not really sure what The Cloud is, or what it does? Ken Nail and Ralph Graves of the Crutchfield Labs crew have put together a simple video explaining what it's all about.

mophie OutRide multisport and juice pack plus Review

mophie OutRide multisport and juice pack plus Review

Learn how a mophie juice pack plus and a mophie OutRide™ multisport kit extended the life and functionality of an iPhone® 4

Astell & Kern AK100 Portable Music Player

Astell & Kern AK100 Portable Music Player

The Astell & Kern AK100 represents a new benchmark for portable audio, with true audiophile performance you can fit in your pocket. It plays high-resolution music files, delivering them with all their native detail and depth for high fidelity playback beyond the capability of CDs.

JBL OnBeat Venue LT Bluetooth® Speaker System

JBL OnBeat Venue LT Bluetooth® Speaker System

The JBL OnBeat Venue LT features a Lightning connector in its dock, so your brand-new Apple portable can charge up while you play your music through this powerful sounding speaker system.

Bose® QuietComfort® 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones

Bose® QuietComfort® 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones

The Bose® QuietComfort® 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones are ultra-portable thanks to their compact in-ear design, and they minimize outside noise so you can focus on your music.

Harman Kardon 2013 Headphones

Harman Kardon 2013 Headphones

Harman Kardon's 2013 headphone line is perfect for anyone who wants great sound on the go. They've got in-ear, on-ear, and around-the-ear models to suit your needs, and all models come with a useful in-line remote for when you're using it with your iPhone, iPod, or iPad. Plus they feature classic styling and the sound you'd expect from Harman Kardon.

How Bluetooth® Speakers Work

How Bluetooth® Speakers Work

Crutchfield A/V writer Ralph Graves takes a trip to the Crutchfield Labs to explain the basics of Bluetooth wireless speakers. These home or portable speakers offer a great way to enjoy the media available on your smartphone or other Bluetooth equipped devices. Check out this video for the basics, and be sure to contact us so we can help you shop Crutchfield for the Bluetooth speaker that's best for you.

AKG 2013 Headphones

AKG 2013 Headphones

AKG brings more than 60 years of audio expertise to the table, and it shows in their 2013 line of headphones. Get the lowdown from the AKG booth at CES 2013.

Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder

Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder

The Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder clamps to your tablet, providing a stable base for your device. Two full-range speakers and one woofer provide crisp, clear sound.

CES Spotlight: Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000 Headphones

CES Spotlight: Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000 Headphones

The Polk UltraFocus 8000 with active noise-canceling technology reproduces your music with audiophile-grade sound quality, while isolating you from the noisy environment around you. Enjoy a private concert in peace, without distractions from the outside world.

Bluetooth Speakers Review

Bluetooth Speakers Review

Crutchfield A/V writer Ken takes a look at five different portable Bluetooth speakers in this video review.

Powerbeats by Dr. Dre™ sports headphones

Powerbeats by Dr. Dre™ sports headphones

Crutchfield advisor CJ tried out the PowerBeats sport headphones at the gym and tells how they did during his workout.

CES Spotlight: AKG K 490 NC Headphones

CES Spotlight: AKG K 490 NC Headphones

AKG's K 490 NC ultra-compact folding headphones pack a surprising sonic punch, delivering your music with warmth, clarity, and deep, rich bass. But what you won't hear is the din of a noisy environment around you.

Denon Globe Cruiser Headphones

Denon Globe Cruiser Headphones

Denon's ultra-versatile Globe Cruiser headphones give you Bluetooth and noise-canceling functions in a great-sounding, comfortable headphone built for the busy traveler.

Grado PS1000 and PS500 Stereo Headphones

Grado PS1000 and PS500 Stereo Headphones

Jay from Grado stopped by to show us the PS1000 and PS500 headphones, hand-made in Brooklyn, NY.

Grado GS1000i Headphones

Grado GS1000i Headphones

Jay from Grado shows us all the nice features of the smooth-sounding Grado GS1000i headphones.

Grado SR125i, SR225i, and SR325is Headphones

Grado SR125i, SR225i, and SR325is Headphones

Jay from Grado came to visit us at Crutchfield, and showed us some of the features on the Grado SR125i, SR225i, and SR325is headphones.

Sennheiser TV Headphones

Sennheiser TV Headphones

Eric from Sennheiser stopped by to show us their line of TV headphones.

Sennheiser HD 650 Headphones

Sennheiser HD 650 Headphones

Check out Sennheiser's HD 650 headphones. They're a popular choice for discriminating listeners.

Sennheiser HD 700 Headphones

Sennheiser HD 700 Headphones

Sennheiser's HD 700 headphones are a high-end set, featuring pristine sound quality and extreme comfort.

Sennheiser HD 558 and HD 598 Headphones

Sennheiser HD 558 and HD 598 Headphones

Eric from Sennheiser stopped by to talk about the HD 558 and HD 598 headphones. Both feature fantastic sound quality and a comfortable design.

Sennheiser MM Series Headphones

Sennheiser MM Series Headphones

Eric from Sennheiser dropped by to take us through the MM series of headphones. The MM series offers a wide variety of headphones for listening on the go.

Sennheiser IE 60 and IE 80 In-Ear Headphones

Sennheiser IE 60 and IE 80 In-Ear Headphones

Sennheiser's IE 60 and IE 80 in-ear headphones give you great sound and a comfortable fit.

PSB M4U 2 noise-canceling headphones

PSB M4U 2 noise-canceling headphones

Tara W. talked to Jeff from PSB about their M4U 2 noise-canceling headphones when they visited Crutchfield.

Monster® T1 headphones

Monster® T1 headphones

Tara W. interviews the rapper Xzibit at CES about the Monster® T1 headphones — over-ear headphones designed to keep out external noise so you can concentrate on your music and games.

Polk Audio UltraFit sports headphones

Polk Audio UltraFit sports headphones

Tara W. checks out Polk's booth at CES, where athletes give the Polk Audio UltraFit 500 and 1000 sports headphones a real workout.

NAD VISO 1 wireless digital music system

NAD VISO 1 wireless digital music system

CJ, a Crutchfield advisor, reviews the NAD VISO 1 wireless digital music system. He tells us how it sounded streaming music from his iPhone® with the system's high-fidelity Bluetooth®.

Polk Audio UltraFit headphones

Polk Audio UltraFit headphones

CJ, a Crutchfield advisor, tried out the Polk Audio UltraFit headphones and gave them a real workout at the gym. He tells us about the 500, 1000, 2000 and 3000; how they fit and how they sound.

Bose® Companion® 5 multimedia speaker system

Bose® Companion® 5 multimedia speaker system

Jimmy, Senior Advisor Manager at Crutchfield, had a chance to try out the Bose Companion 5 multimedia speaker system in his office. He gives us his review.

Sennheiser Mobile Music Series headphones

Sennheiser Mobile Music Series headphones

Eric Palonen from Sennheiser was at Crutchfield for a training, and showed us the Mobile Music series headphones.

Sennheiser HD 800 headphones

Sennheiser HD 800 headphones

Eric Palonen from Sennheiser was at Crutchfield for a training session, and showed us the Sennheiser HD 800 headphones, stereo headphones designed for audiophiles.

Sennheiser MM 450 noise-canceling wireless headset

Sennheiser MM 450 noise-canceling wireless headset

Kramer, a Crutchfield advisor, tried out the Sennheiser MM 450 noise-canceling Bluetooth® wireless headset with his iPhone®.

Audioengine N22 desktop amp and P4 bookshelf speakers

Audioengine N22 desktop amp and P4 bookshelf speakers

Aaron Cochron from Audioengine tells us about the P4 bookshelf speakers and N22 desktop amp, and how they can combine to make a sweet little computer audio setup.

Free Apple Remote App

Free Apple Remote App

Steve Silberman from AudioQuest demonstrates the free Apple Remote App, and how you can use it to turn your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch into a remote for iTunes.

Sennheiser PXC 450 noise cancelling headphones

Sennheiser PXC 450 noise cancelling headphones

Ringo talks about the noise-canceling headphones in the Crutchfield Listening Station, and why he likes the Sennheiser PXC 450 headphones.

Crutchfield Listening Station: AKG K 272 HD headphones

Crutchfield Listening Station: AKG K 272 HD headphones

Crutchfield Advisor Ringo talks about the AKG K 272 HD around-the-ear headphones and why the AKG name is so well-known to professional musicians.

Sennheiser HD 598 headphones

Sennheiser HD 598 headphones

Crutchfield Advisor JR shows us the listening station, a place where our advisors can learn more about the headphones we carry. JR talks about a pair of his favorites, the Sennheiser HD 598 around-the-ear headphones.

Upgrading Computer Sound with Headphones

Upgrading Computer Sound with Headphones

Find out how to get better sound from the music on your computer using headphones in this short video.

Sennheiser RS 170 wireless headphones

Sennheiser RS 170 wireless headphones

The Sennheiser RS 170 wireless headphones deliver lossless CD-quality sound, and give you the freedom to move around while you're listening.

Audioengine wireless adapters demo

Audioengine wireless adapters demo

Aaron Cochran, the trainer from Audioengine, came to Crutchfield to demo their wireless adapters.

Bose® QuietComfort® 3 headphones

Bose® QuietComfort® 3 headphones

Bose® QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones use patented Acoustic Noise Cancelling® technology to minimize unwanted sounds.

Bose® QuietComfort ®15 Noise Cancelling® Headphones

Bose® QuietComfort ®15 Noise Cancelling® Headphones

Learn about what makes Bose's QuietComfort 15 Noise Cancelling Headphones different from the crowd, from their advanced technology to their travel-friendly design.

Playing an iPod in Your Car

Playing an iPod in Your Car

This short video describes your options for playing an iPod through your car's sound system.