Which headphones are the best? There's no one answer. Here are our recommendations for "the best" based on general usage and situations.
Crutchfield hits the gym to try out the latest sports headphones from Bose®, Bowers & Wilkins, Denon, Klipsch, and Sony.
You may not have heard of ClarityOne headphones, but you probably should find out a thing or two. We check out a pair of these aptly-named earbuds.
The Klipsch A5i sport headphones are designed to stay comfortably in place even during intense exercise. They may be designed for active use, but their dynamic sound makes the A5i a great pair of headphones for everyday use as well.
Learn how to find the headphones for every purpose.
Crutchfield advisor CJ tried out the PowerBeats sport headphones at the gym and tells how they did during his workout.
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.
Denon's Globe Cruiser in-ear Bluetooth headphones put you in control with a compact, comfortable headset built for the frequent traveler. They let you wirelessly stream music and take calls from your compatible device while keeping it safely stowed in your pocket or bag.
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.
ClarityOne headphones let you play loud without cranking up the volume. Crutchfield Advisor CJ tells us why enjoys the EB-110 in-ear headphones.
One of the guys from Sol Republic stopped by Crutchfield to give us a closer look at their Amps and Amps HD in-ear headphones.
Sennheiser's IE 60 and IE 80 in-ear headphones give you great sound and a comfortable fit.
When I tried out the Polk UltraFocus 6000 in-ear noise-canceling headphones, they not only performed as expected, but surprised me with a few extras.
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, 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.
What are you looking for in sport headphones? Ken needed a pair of great-sounding headphones that would stay in place. Enter the Klipsch S5i Rugged sports headphones...
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.
Powerful bass doesn't have to come from a bulky, on-ear headphone. With Denon's Urban Raver in-ears, those big beats and deep lows won't get left behind.
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.
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.