Learn how a mophie juice pack plus and a mophie OutRide multisport kit extended the life and functionality of an iPhone® 4
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.
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.
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.
The JBL Flip is only about the size of a tall soda can, but it sounds anything but small. This pint-sized portable Bluetooth system lets you wirelessly stream audio from your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, tablet, laptop or other device. A built-in microphone turns the Flip into a wireless speakerphone.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Crutchfield A/V writer Ken takes a look at five different portable Bluetooth speakers in this video review.
The Parrot Zik Bluetooth headphones offer a wireless connection with your compatible Bluetooth phone or device for simple hands-free calls and music streaming. The right earcup features a touch panel so you can answer calls or skip tracks with the swipe of a finger.
Crutchfield advisor CJ tried out the PowerBeats sport headphones at the gym and tells how they did during his workout.
Denon hasn't forgotten about the audiophiles out there. Their Music Maniac Artisan headphones deliver uncompromised sonic bliss through a transparent presentation that lets every detail of your music shine through in a comfortable, over-the-ear design.
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's ultra-versatile Globe Cruiser headphones give you Bluetooth and noise-canceling functions in a great-sounding, comfortable headphone built for the busy traveler.
Denon's Exercise Freak in-ear headphones are built for people on the go. They're designed to stay on while you work out, plus deliver pulse-pounding sound to help keep you moving.
If you love big bass, give Denon's Urban Raver headphones a try. When you want to boost the low end, you can activate the built-in amplifier, then back off a bit for your mellower moments.
Denon's Music Maniac in-ear headphones are small yet robust, built to blow away expectations for listeners used to punchless stock earbuds. The Music Maniacs use dual balanced armature drivers to generate stunning clarity across the musical spectrum, from deep bass to smooth mids and shimmering highs.
Denon's Music Maniac headphones are designed to give you great sound and feel comfortable for long listening sessions. Petro from Denon stopped by to give us the inside scoop.
Jay from Grado shows us the Grado RS1i and RS2i headphones.
Jay from Grado stopped by to show us the PS1000 and PS500 headphones, hand-made in Brooklyn, NY.
Jay from Grado shows us all the nice features of the smooth-sounding Grado GS1000i 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.
Eric from Sennheiser stopped by to show us their line of TV headphones.
Check out Sennheiser's HD 650 headphones. They're a popular choice for discriminating listeners.
Sennheiser's HD 700 headphones are a high-end set, featuring pristine sound quality and extreme comfort.
Eric from Sennheiser stopped by to talk about the HD 558 and HD 598 headphones. Both feature fantastic sound quality and a comfortable design.
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's IE 60 and IE 80 in-ear headphones give you great sound and a comfortable fit.
Tara W. talked to Jeff from PSB about their M4U 2 noise-canceling headphones when they visited Crutchfield.
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.
Tara W. checks out Polk's booth at CES, where athletes give the Polk Audio UltraFit 500 and 1000 sports headphones a real workout.
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®.
Dave, a Crutchfield audio enthusiast, tests whether or not upgrading your earbuds and adding a NuForce iDo DAC makes your low-res music on your iPod sound better.
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.
Steve, Crutchfield Senior Editor and audio enthusiast, and Tara, Crutchfield writer and digital audio enthusiast, set up a dedicated stereo listening system. They show you what you need to enjoy your music to the fullest, from a basic system to one that's more complex.
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.
Eric Palonen from Sennheiser was at Crutchfield for a training, and showed us the Mobile Music series 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.
Kramer, a Crutchfield advisor, tried out the Sennheiser MM 450 noise-canceling Bluetooth® wireless headset with his iPhone®.
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.
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.
Ringo talks about the noise-canceling headphones in the Crutchfield Listening Station, and why he likes the Sennheiser PXC 450 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.
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.
Find out how to get better sound from the music on your computer using headphones in this short video.
More of us are listening to our music on computers these days. The NuForce Icon amps and uDac digital-to-analog converters improve the quality of the music you hear through your headphones and computer speakers.
The Sennheiser RS 170 wireless headphones deliver lossless CD-quality sound, and give you the freedom to move around while you're listening.
Aaron Cochran, the trainer from Audioengine, came to Crutchfield to demo their wireless adapters.
Aaron Cochran, the trainer from Audioengine, came to Crutchfield to demo their A5 and A2 powered speakers.
Bose® QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones use patented Acoustic Noise Cancelling® technology to minimize unwanted sounds.
Learn about what makes Bose's QuietComfort 15 Noise Cancelling Headphones different from the crowd, from their advanced technology to their travel-friendly design.
This short video describes your options for playing an iPod through your car's sound system.