The Jabra Active Elite 65t truly wireless earphones are the best alternative to Apple's AirPods, but the stepdown non-Elite model will save you a bit of cash.
The Bose SoundSport Wireless is the most comfortable, best overall in-ear Bluetooth sports headphone you can buy right now.
With its more comfortable fit and improved performance, the Sony WH-1000XM3 becomes the noise-canceling headphone to beat.
The Surface Headphones don't quite match Bose and Sony noise-canceling headphones, but they're a strong freshman effort with some compelling feature and design elements.
Existing QC35 owners don't need to upgrade, but the addition of a dedicated Google Assistant button gives the already excellent wireless noise-cancelling headphone an extra bit of personality.
Look past their offbeat design and you'll find that Apple AirPods' compact size and high convenience factor are a winning combination.
Although Bose's SoundSport Free may not be perfect, thanks to some software upgrades and a price drop, it's become one of the best -- and best sounding -- totally wireless earphones.
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.
You won't find better full-sized wireless headphones for under $50 than the Tribit XFree Tune.
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 Skull Candy Ink'd Wireless is a better Bluetooth headphone than it looks.
Despite some small downsides, the Sony WF-SP700N is one of the better truly wireless headphones currently available.
The Jaybird X3 is a significant improvement over the X2 and one of the top Bluetooth sports headphone currently available.
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.
While it doesn't quite eclipse the less-expensive Bose, the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless headphone is comfortable and feature packed, and performs very well.
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.
Bose's new $249 Noise-Masking Sleepbuds are for better sleep, not listening to music. We tried them out.