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Sennheiser's new €50,000 headphone breaks the 'sound barrier'

The all-new Sennheiser Orpheus electrostatic headphone/amplifier system wows the Audiophiliac.

By November 12, 2015

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Best headphones of 2015

Whether you're out listening to your MP3 player or out at home with your high-end stereo, your headphone choice is critical. Here we've picked our five favorites across every style and category, but if you already know which type of headphones you want, use the links at the left to get more options.


NAD Viso HP50 headphone: An audiophile-grade headphone that won't break the bank

The well-designed and comfortable NAD Viso HP50 ($300) is all about clean, very accurate sound, making it an audiophile favorite.

By March 4, 2015


NAD Viso HP50

The NAD isn't head and shoulders above the competition in its price class, but it does sound really good and should be given careful consideration if you're looking for an audiophile-grade headphone that won't break the bank.

By March 4, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating March 4, 2015

Magzet aims to reinvent the audio jack with the 'power of magnets'

Tired of having your headphone jack or plug short out and break? Magzet is hoping to change all that with a new accessory that promises safer connections.

By March 23, 2015


Oppo's new headphone, the astonishing PM-1

The Audiophiliac tries out a pair of Oppo PM-1 headphones and likes what he hears.

By April 19, 2014


Hands-on: Pluggy Lock adds an anchor hook to any smartphone

Break out your lanyards! This Kickstarter project leverages your phone's headphone jack to add a secure but easily removable hook.

By May 8, 2014


PS4 vs. Xbox One: Round 1 to Sony

Now that the Xbox One and PS4 have been reviewed, it's time to break down the scorecard and see why CNET gave the higher mark to the PS4.

By November 20, 2013


RHA SA950i

While the RHA SA950i may not excel in any one area, it's an all-around solid on-ear headphone that won't break the bank.

By December 7, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 7, 2012

The biggest news from CES so far

We break down the most important news and interesting tidbits at the end of Press Day at CES 2013.

By January 7, 2013


Kick it 1985-style with cassette-to-iPhone converter

Ion's Tape Dock lets you digitize your cassettes just by sliding in your iPhone or iPod. Break out those old mix tapes and parachute pants, and party.

By November 5, 2012