Here we've picked our five favorites across every style and category, but if you already know which
Apple's EarPods offer much-improved sound over the previous standard-issue earbuds, but they won't fit all ears equally well -- and that fit will determine whether you think they're great or just so-so.
A patent application filed in 2012 by the Google-owned company and published Thursday details a wireless microphone that can be tattooed on the neck and connect to a smartphone.
The affordable Aiaiai Tracks push headphone design forward with an unobtrusive aesthetic. They sound as wonderful as they look and deserve your consideration if you're shopping for a new pair.
The thought of refurbished earbuds may be a little off-putting, but they're refurbished by Apple, so they should be just like new.
The EarPollution Reflex Earbuds aren't going to impress anyone in terms of sound quality, but if you're desperate for a cheap pair of comfortable earphones with integrated iPod controls, these are suitable.
The Nixon Wire Mic earphones are a particularly stylish pair suitable for fashion-forward bass connoisseurs who still demand a good amount of clarity and detail from their music.
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The Yeti is one of the richest sounding, sonically flexible USB microphones money can buy, but its large size makes it inconvenient for portable applications.
The Zagg Z.buds with mic offer a rugged design and plenty of bass for iPod owners who are looking for earphones with built-in playback controls.
O2 has launched the Matchday app, giving fans the ability to eavesdrop on the ref's live mic feed during Six Nations games.
Two apps discovered on Google Play by Kaspersky were set up to record their victims by tapping into the Windows microphone software.