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Headphones are available in a zillion styles, sizes, and price ranges. But we've cut through the clu
While the open-back design isn't good for noisy environments, the Grado SR80e headphones sound exceptionally good for $100 and are also comfortable to wear.
This nifty combo is great for runners, but the receiver can also be used with other earphones or even a home stereo.
Grado's comfortable open-back, on-ear model delivers high-quality sound for an affordable price of $99.
At around $26 online, JVC's HA-S400 Nanotubes are among the better on-ear headphones for the money.
Quibbles aside, the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones are a modestly improved version of the already spectacular model they're based on, and among the best-sounding pairs you'll find for less than $200.
Priced just under $75, the tricked out Bravo Audio V2 will look sharp on your desktop.
If you don't have a problem with their fit or finish, the Mpow Cheetah wireless sports headphones are a relative bargain at around $35 online.
The Germans are at it again, and headphone-maker Beyerdynamic sent a slew of great gear to the Audiophiliac.
Despite atrocious cosmetic qualities, the insanely cheap Superlux HD681 headphones have a sound that aspires to greatness and only narrowly misses the mark.
A video seems to confirm reports that Apple is in talks to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion, but the deal would go beyond headphones. Also, Netflix raises prices and a new app pokes fun at the evils of greed.