Learn how to find the headphones for every purpose.
The Beats Executive over-ear noise-canceling headphones represent a new direction for Dr Dre's highly successful headphone line.
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.
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Learn about the different types of headphones and popular features.
Folks in our I.T. department listened to five different models of noise-canceling headphones while we played a variety of sound effects. See what they had to say about each model's sound quality, noise-canceling ability, and fit and comfort.
Learn about what makes Bose's QuietComfort 15 Noise Cancelling Headphones different from the crowd, from their advanced technology to their travel-friendly design.
Jimmy, Senior Advisor Manager at Crutchfield, tried out the Bose® QuietComfort® 15 headphones. He's used them for travel, but really likes to use them when he mows the lawn. He tells us about their sound, comfort and the in-line mic and remote.
Tara W. talked to Jeff from PSB about their M4U 2 noise-canceling headphones when they visited Crutchfield.
The Klipsch Mode M40 headphones are a noise-canceling, over-the-ear model that combine Klipsch sound quality with advanced noise suppression technology. One of our writers tried them out on an airplane and at home, and his findings are detailed here.
I took the noise-canceling AKG K 490 NC headphones to the gym and elsewhere to put them to the test. They passed admirably.
Woody finds out you don't need to travel to enjoy the AKG K 495 NC noise-canceling headphones.
Noise-canceling headphones make sense for air travel. But in an office? Ralph tries the Sennheiser PXC 450 headphones at work and gets some surprising results.
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.
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.
The Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000 noise-canceling headphones do more than just provide relief from ambient sounds. Polk provides some innovative extras as well.
The Sennheiser CXC 700 noise-canceling headphones were a hit with our intern for comfort, sound, and noise cancellation.
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.
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.
AKG's K 495 NC headphones are a life-saver for busy professionals on the go. They use built-in active circuitry to reduce external background noise, for a quieter, more relaxing listening experience.
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.