The Audiophiliac spends some quality time with FiiO's little X3, an awesome 192kHz/24-bit music player/headphone amplifier; it also sounds sweet with MP3s.
The new version of Beats Solo headphones has better build quality, is more comfortable, and sounds better.
If you're looking for a $150-$250 on-ear headphone, the well-built V-Moda XS should be on your short list.
While it's fairly pricey at $289, the German-made Beyerdynamic T51p is one of the best on-ear headphones available, offering excellent sound and a comfortable fit.
The Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear may not fully match the larger Momentum's excellent sonics, but it gets you 80 percent of the way there.
The Bowers and Wilkins P5 Series 2 has the same winning design of its highly rated predecessor, but now it sounds even better.
The British company's $300 headphones sound very good and feature excellent build quality.
While they fall short of delivering truly excellent sound, the well-designed Philips Fidelio M1 on-ear headphones are comfortable to wear and well-suited for day-to-day use.
While it may not be the best-sounding headphone for the money, the Bose Freestyle's superior design and comfort level make it a go-to choice for anyone seeking a sporty and stylish in-ear model.
At, $129.95, the SoundLink Color is Bose's least expensive portable Bluetooth speaker to date and the $249.95 SoundLink On-Ear is the first on-ear Bluetooth headphone from the company.