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Headphone buying guide

In-ear vs. on-ear, circumaural vs. supraaural, open vs. closed back -- shopping for the right pair of headphones can be tough, but CNET's on the job with a buying guide to help you narrow down your choices.

By November 26, 2013

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Sennheiser Circumaural (Silver)

Though the ultra-affordable Sennheiser HD 201 headphones provide natural sound and capable performance, commuters may find the low volume output an issue when listening to music in highly trafficked environments.

By April 6, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating April 6, 2011
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Headphones that ease the pain of public transportation

A durable, noise-isolating, travel-friendly headphone can transport your brain to its happy place, so check out my top picks to make your urban commute a little more bearable.

By April 18, 2012

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Muramasa VIII headphones heavy in weight, price

If you're looking for the ultimate luxury headphones, the $8,000 Muramasa VIII is a good contender.

By March 9, 2012

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A sure bet: Shure's new flagship SRH940 headphones

The best-ever-sounding headphones from Shure will dazzle audiophiles.

By September 4, 2011

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Hifiman HE-500: Contender for world's best headphone?

Hifiman may not have the name recognition of the major headphone manufacturers, but it still manages to make world-class headphones.

By June 15, 2011

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Smartphone-friendly Sennheiser headphones earn CNET recommendation

There are plenty of headphones out there--noise-canceling, in-ear, circumaural, etc...but if all you're looking for is an inexpensive, durable, all-around performer that won't isolate you from the outside world, we highly recommend the $89 Sennheiser PX 100-IIi headphones.

By April 1, 2011

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Marley puts high back in hi-fi

Marley brand headphones and iPhone speakers blend the style and eco-conscious ethos of Bob Marley with modern audio technology.

By January 3, 2011

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Before you buy full-size headphones, read this

Open-back headphones let you hear the world around you and closed-back headphones hush external noise. We compare the two types.

By August 17, 2010

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Shure announces full-size headphones for iPhone

Shure is well-known for its extended line of sound isolating in-ear headphones, but the company never ventured into the full-size design space...until now.

By August 2, 2010