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The Apple AirPods are great...but they aren't the only truly wireless game in town. Our headphone guy picks his favorite 100% wire-free alternatives.

A great party requires great sound. Take a look at five portable Bluetooth speakers powerful enough to spark your next celebration.

Sony's NW-A45 Walkman lets you take your high-res music files everywhere. It plays FLAC, WAV, DSD, and MQA files, and your can expand the onboard storage with a microSD card so you'll never run out of sweet-sounding tunes.

Wi-Fi boosters (also known as range extenders) rebroadcast your router's wireless signal to distant parts of your house and yard. How well do they work?

What is a headphone amp and why do you need one? Learn about portable models that travel with your phone or laptop, as well as high-end models that bring out the best in expensive headphones.

Want home theater without all the wires? Learn about the latest wireless surround sound systems from Sonos, Polk Audio, and more.

Sony's WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headphones improve on their amazing WH-1000XM2 model by adding adaptive noise canceling, redesigned drivers, and other tweaks. The result is a fantastic-sounding set of headphones good for any situation.

We get hands-on with Audeze's ambitious new gaming headphones. Learn how they developed a new groundbreaking head-tracking technology for truly immersive three-dimensional sound.

Here are some tips for listening with headphones at safe volume levels. Protect your hearing and improve your listening experience in the process.

Aiwa's Exos-9 Bluetooth speaker brings back memories of boomboxes of our youth. It's powerful, loud, and gives you rich bass. Plus, it's portable and has a 5-band EQ for getting your sound dialed in just right.

The B&O PLAY Beoplay EarSet features a large driver that helps pump out Bang & Olufsen's signature sound. App controls let you dial in just the right sound for your taste, and the headphones' design lets you adjust them for a comfortable, secure fit.

Sonos buying guide
by David Brown

Interested in an easy solution for wireless audio throughout your home? We'll help you decide what Sonos gear you need to make your multi-room-music dreams come true.

What works with Airplay 2?
by Ralph Graves

Find out what works with Apple AirPlay 2 - the iPhone, iPad, HomePod, and more. Sonos will soon be on board, as well as Denon, Marantz, Bose. and many other top brands.

Wi-Fi speakers are the building blocks for wireless multi-room audio systems from Sonos, Bose, and other brands. Learn how to choose the best speakers for your home.

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