Ear fitness for runners.
New drivers, new cushions, more frequency response in wired mode and better battery life make V-Moda's next-gen Bluetooth headphone a winner.
Small drawbacks notwithstanding, the Plantronics BackBeat 500 Series raises the bar for entry-level on-ear wireless headphones.
Doppler Lab's new totally wireless earbuds don't quite live up to the hype, but these feature-laden headphones are one of the best AirPods alternatives we've tested to date.
The slickly designed BeatsX is an appealing neckband-style wireless headphone that offers a lot of the "magic" of Apple's AirPods in a more conventional, sports-friendly design.
The leather-clad HD1, the company's first in-ear wireless headphone, hits stores in January for $200.
Sony's expanding its XB Series headphone line with four new models, including the wireless MDR-XB950N1, which includes active noise cancellation.
Look past their offbeat design and you'll find that Apple AirPods' compact size and high convenience factor are a winning combination.
Despite some small drawbacks, the Jabra Sport Elite is one of the stronger early entries in the totally wireless headphone arena.
It's got some small downsides, but the reasonably priced Sony MDR-XB50BS is a step up in sound from a lot of inexpensive wireless sports headphones.
Beats has taken the same headphone that so many people know and love and improved its battery life dramatically, but the price is still too high.
The PowerBeats3 Wireless is a decent step up over its predecessor, but it's no bargain in an increasingly crowded market for wireless sports headphones.
So long as you don't expect the most powerful noise-canceling, the QuietControl 30 works really well as an everyday headphone. You can use it at the gym or for running.
The BackBeat Pro 2 is an excellent full-size wireless noise-cancelling headphone that costs nearly half as much as comparable models from Bose, Sony or Sennheiser.
Meet the Amps Air, a set of totally wireless sweat-resistant earphones that are distinguished by their "tapered groove" design.
If you can overlook a few small drawbacks, the MDR-1000X is a top-notch wireless noise-canceling headphone that's stacked with features and sounds excellent.
The affordable BackBeat 100, an LG Tone competitor that ships in October, is designed for both music and making phone calls.
Special editions of the Sport Coach and Sport Pulse include some small but potentially important improvements.