Articles & Videos: Home Audio

Sound bars are a great way to get better sound from your TV. In this short video, we'll help you sort out your sound bar options so you can find the one that's best for you.

Supercharge your TV sound with a sound bar. They're easy to install, fit into any entertainment system, and they'll blow away your TV's built-in speakers. With a sound bar in place, you'll experience the full impact of your favorite shows, movies, and games.

Can a company known for their high-end speakers shrink down all their technology and cram it into a set of earbuds? Our resident audiophile tries out the Bowers & Wilkins C5's to find out.

AKG K 490 NC Review
by Marshall Chase

I took the noise-canceling AKG K 490 NC headphones to the gym and elsewhere to put them to the test. They passed admirably.

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.

Bose offers wireless listening and controls with their first stereo Bluetooth headphones. How do they measure up? David Brown gave them a listen to find out.

Harman Kardon's new on-ear and Bluetooth® headphones share a unique design, yet have very different sound signatures. David Brown auditioned each to see how they measure up.

The high-performance Sennheiser HD 700 headphones deliver incredible detail for a true audiophile listening experience — especially with the right amplifier.

These handsome Bowers & Wilkins headphones will catch eyes. Will their sound attract ears as well? Crutchfield Home A/V writer David took a listen to find out.

When it comes to headphones, sound quality and comfort are key - but Bang & Olufsen realize that style matters, too. Their BeoPlay H8 Bluetooth noise-canceling headphones give you a stylish, comfortable set of 'phones that'll block out ambient noise, sound great...and look fantastic, too.

AudioQuest is well known for making high-quality audio cables. Will they be known for making great headphones, too? Our writer took a listen to find out.