Bose says Beats' Studio and Studio Wireless headphones, soon to be owned by Apple, copy five of its patents.
With Bose creating the new SoundTrue brand for its OE2 and AE2 lines, you can get discounts on "old" models that look and sound the same.
While they aren't for bass lovers, the SR325e headphones deliver very open, detailed sound that makes for exciting listening.
With comparably good sound for its size and the addition of speakerphone features, the Sony SRS-X3 mini Bluetooth speaker measures up well against the pricier Bose SoundLink Mini.
The Audiophiliac gives headphone buyers a lot to think about.
Prick up your ears and win a pair of comfy on-ear headphones that cost less than $100 but boast impressive sound.
The Bose SoundTouch Controller is a $99 wall-mountable remote for Bose's wireless audio systems -- but it can control only one unit at a time.
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Grado's comfortable open-back, on-ear model delivers high-quality sound for an affordable price of $99.
The Audiophiliac plugs in the Cypher Labs AlgoRhythm Picollo amp, and likes what he hears.
Break out the old vinyl and spin it on this '50s-style player, which also offers some decidedly modern features and normally runs $200.