The Beats by Dr. Dre Executive noise-canceling headphones have an appealing design, strong features, and good sound, but they don't quite measure up to the Bose QuietComfort 15 noise-canceling headphones.
Headphones are available in a zillion styles, sizes, and price ranges. To help you cut through the clutter, we've assembled a list of top headphones by type and price.
Technically Incorrect: An encounter with a friend is interrupted by his Apple Watch going off. Oh, the silliness.
The Monster Beatbox may not deliver the most refined sonics, but if you're looking for big, aggressive sound from a small box, this is the one you want.
Got a tattoo on your wrist? You could find it difficult to get an Apple Watch to track your heart rate. It's all about the way the ink blocks light from built-in sensors.
Apple is after more than just headphones in its rumoured multibillion-dollar acquisition of Beats, according to a report suggesting Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine might join the tech giant.
Hoping to entice consumers into paid subscriptions, Apple is said to be seeking songs exclusive to its Beats Music service from top artists like Taylor Swift and Florence and the Machine.
The giant reportedly plans to "deeply integrate" Beats into iOs, iTunes and Apple TV and offer a plan for $7.99 a month, according to 9 to 5 Mac.
Dr Dre launches Spotify-rivalling streaming service Beats Music today in the US, promising better recommendations than other music services.
Technically Incorrect: To coincide with the annual betting on one young body or another, Beats goes home with the Oregon quarterback in a moving portrayal.
The line of high-end headphones, which Monster helped develop, was "fraudulently acquired" through a "sham" transaction, according to the lawsuit.