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Etymotic ER-4: Original in-ear headphone still a serious contender

Etymotic pioneered in-ear headphone design in 1991 with the original ER-4. The new ER-4PT differs in the details and still sounds great.

By Mar. 22, 2011


Etymotic ER-4PT review: 'Very accurate' earphones

While the Etymotic ER-4PTs have less low-end oomph than some competing earphones in this price class, they deliver excellent sound with very accurate tonal balance.

By Apr. 7, 2011


Bowers & Wilkins' C5 earbud is a winner

World renowned speaker manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins' new C5 in-ear headphone not only looks really cool, it sounds amazing!

By Jul. 31, 2011


Get colored noise-isolating earbuds for $9.99

It's just my opinion, but even a cheap pair of earbuds will usually sound better (and fit more comfortably) than the earphones that came with your phone/MP3 player.

By Feb. 19, 2010

Editors' Take

XtremeMac FS1 High Definition

XtremeMac's FS1 High Definition Earphones are a more affordable alternative to Shure's E4cs.

By Feb. 21, 2006

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Etymotic's $79 in-ear headphones sound sweet

Etymotic invented in-ear headphone technology way back in 1984; no wonder its headphones sound so good.

By Sep. 23, 2010


Bowers & Wilkins C5

While the Secure Loop design may not be a perfect fit for every ear, the Bowers & Wilkins C5s are among the best-sounding earphones in their sub-$200 price class.

By Oct. 11, 2011

3.5 stars Editor's rating Oct. 11, 2011

Etymotic EtyBlu

Even though we had minor issues with the fit and sound, the Etymotic EtyBlu is an excellent Bluetooth headset overall.

By May. 6, 2008

3.5 stars Editor's rating May. 6, 2008

Hands-on with Sony Ericsson's HBH-IS800 stereo Bluetooth headphones

Sony Ericsson's HBH-IS800 stereo Bluetooth headphones pack good sound quality into a package so small it made us light-headed, but it sacrifices some usability to do it

By May. 11, 2009


A sweet-sounding USB digital amplifier for headphones and speakers

Topping's darling little desktop amp delivers first-class sound for speakers and headphones for just $129!

By May. 3, 2011