Articles & Videos: In-ear & Earbud Headphones

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.

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.

Headphones glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Learn about the different types of headphones and popular features.

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.

When your body's in motion, it's nice to lose the cord between your phone and headphones. JBL's Synchros Reflect BT headphones connect using Bluetooth, so you can keep your phone in your pocket or a nearby bag. And when you're taking a break from the action, the two earpieces connect with a little magnet so they'll stay around your neck when not in use.

Whether you're doing an intense workout or just going for a walk, the last thing you want holding you back is the cord connecting your phone and your headphones. Bluetooth in-ear headphones let you stream your music during your workout, so you can keep your phone stashed nearby or in a pocket.