Headphones & Wireless Audio: Articles & Videos

Staying Connected on the Appalachian Trail

Staying Connected on the Appalachian Trail

by Ken Nail

What gear would you take on a long-distance backpacking trip? Ken explains why he chose to take along the Nikon Coolpix AW110, the Garmin GTU-10 and fenix watch, and the mophie juice pack PRO and juice pack powerstation.

 
Noise-canceling headphones guide

Noise-canceling headphones guide

by David Brown

Keep external noise at bay, so you can focus on your music.

 
Spotify® vs. Beats Music™

Spotify® vs. Beats Music™

by Jeff Miller

A comparison of two of the most popular streaming music services.

 
mophie OutRide multisport and juice pack plus Review

mophie OutRide multisport and juice pack plus Review

by J.R. Stoffel

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

 
Wireless headphones buying guide

Wireless headphones buying guide

by David Brown

Learn about the different type of wireless headphones and their benefits.

 
Polk Audio Hampden Bluetooth powered speaker system review

Polk Audio Hampden Bluetooth powered speaker system review

by Ralph Graves

The Polk Audio Hampden Bluetooth speakers have a sophisticated styling and rich, warm sound to match.

 
Video: mophie juice pack powerstation

Video: mophie juice pack powerstation

by Video Guest

The mophie juice pack powerstation gives you a handy portable battery so you can recharge portable devices on the go. The powerstation can be used with most tablets, smartphones, game consoles or other portable devices that take a USB charging cable.

 
Sports headphones buying guide

Sports headphones buying guide

by David Brown

Learn how sports headphones help power your workout with music.

 
Video: mophie juice pack for iPhone 5/5S

Video: mophie juice pack for iPhone 5/5S

by Video Guest

You want your iPhone to keep going as long as you do, wherever your day takes you. Mophie juice packs give you a protective case and a built-in battery with enough power to keep your iPhone 5 or 5S going for hours after its battery has run out.

 
Everything you need to know about satellite radio

Everything you need to know about satellite radio

by Zak Billmeier

An overview of satellite radio and the two service providers (XM and SIRIUS).

 
Video: Whole Firehouse Audio with Sonos®

Video: Whole Firehouse Audio with Sonos®

by Tara W.

Sonos® donated a wireless audio system to our local fire station. The firefighters looked forward to being able to play music from their smart phones as they did their chores, cooked and worked out in the firehouse.

 
What's on Apple TV?

What's on Apple TV?

by Ralph Graves

Apple TV ® is a pretty versatile device — so much so, it can be hard to get a handle on exactly what Apple TV is . At the most basic level,...

 
Introduction to Stereo Music Systems

Introduction to Stereo Music Systems

by Jim Richardson

Are you an avid music lover? Then you should have a special space and the gear you need to properly indulge your passion. This article will help you put together a high-fidelity stereo music system that suits your lifestyle and the space you have in mind.

 

iPod® Glossary

by Ralph Graves

Glossary of terms associated with Apple iPods, iPhones and iPads.

 
Headphones for video gaming

Headphones for video gaming

by David Brown

These headphones put you deep inside the action with your favorite video games.

 
Video: Bluetooth Vs. AirPlay

Video: Bluetooth Vs. AirPlay

by Ken Nail

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

 
Video: mophie juice pack for iPhone 4/4S

Video: mophie juice pack for iPhone 4/4S

by Video Guest

You want your iPhone to keep going as long as you do, wherever your day takes you. Mophie juice packs give you a protective case and a built-in battery with enough power to keep your iPhone 4 or 4S going for hours after its battery has run out.

 

Streaming Video Services: How Do They Compare?

by Marshall Chase

This chart looks at a growing number of Internet video streaming services, what they offer and compatible devices. We compare search and save features in addition to subscription options, video and audio quality, the size of their catalogs and a few pros and cons of each service.

 
Video: Playing an iPod in Your Car

Video: Playing an iPod in Your Car

by Zak Billmeier

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

 
Video: Samsung Shape wireless speakers

Video: Samsung Shape wireless speakers

by Video Guest

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.