Articles & Videos: Headphones & Wireless Audio

Headphones buying guide
by David Brown

Trying to decide on the perfect pair of headphones? Read our headphones buying guide to learn about the various styles so you can make the right choice.

Enjoy the music, videos, games and apps on your smartphone or tablet with better sound. Just stream wirelessly to a Bluetooth speaker system at home, or on-the-go.

We provide overviews of wireless multi-room systems from Bluesound, Bose®, Definitive Technology, Denon, Wren, Polk Audio, Samsung, Harman Kardon, and Sonos, making it easier for you to compare features.

Multi-room audio buying guide
by Jim Richardson

How to plan an easy-to-use, great-sounding multi-room audio system that suits your decor and your lifestyle.

Sonos buying guide
by David Brown

Interested in an easy solution for wireless audio throughout your home? We'll help you decide what Sonos gear you need to make your multi-room-music dreams come true.

Sonos wireless speakers are great for music. But did you know you can configure them to deliver surround sound in your home theater? We decided to try it ourselves.

Headphones glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Learn about the different types of headphones and popular features.

An introduction to Bluetooth features for home and car audio/video gear, including NFC, aptX, speakerphones, headsets, and sports options.

Intro to Apple AirPlay
by Ralph Graves

Apple Airplay® is a feature of Apple’s iTunes® program (version 10 or later). It’s a way to wirelessly stream content from an Apple portable (iPhone®, iPod...

The Peachtree Audio deepblue2 is one high-performance powered Bluetooth® speaker that delivers on its promises with outstanding sound quality.

Keeping your portable player or smartphone at safe volume levels not only protects your hearing, but can also improve your listening experience in the process.