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Wireless headphones

It's time to cut the headphone cord and go wireless. Here are our top gift-worthy picks this holiday season.

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Parrot Zik

The high-tech Zik offers both Bluetooth streaming and noise-cancellation. It's one of the best-sounding Bluetooth headphones -- and comfortable, too.

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Harmon Kardon BT

The Harman Kardon BT sounds very good, and its price won't break the bank.

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Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 + Charging Case

With its second-generation BackBeat Go headphones, Plantronics has improved the sound quality while adding sweat resistance. Battery life remains relatively short, which is why it's a good idea to get the model with the charging case bundled in for 20 bucks more.

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Bose AE2w

Bose's AE2w adds a Bluetooth module to its comfortable AE2 headphones (alas, you can't buy the module separately). The result is a surprisingly excellent Bluetooth headphone.

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LG HBS-700

The LG HBS-700 (or LG Tone) remains an excellent value in the Bluetooth headphone space.

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Nokia Purity Pro

Like the Zik, the Nokia Purity Pro features both Bluetooth streaming and noise cancellation. While expensive, it's a top-notch wireless headphone.

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Denon Excercise Freak

It may not be a perfect wireless sports headphone, but the Exercise Freak works well for running, and it seems durable.

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