The Best Headphones Under $200 For 2013

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The Beyerdynamic DT-990-Pro-250 is the highest fidelity headphone you can buy for under $200. I own this one, and it's amazing. I've spent a lot of time examining headphone lists created by audiophiles, and this headphone was recommended many times. It's an open headphone -- this mean others around will be able to hear your music. I recommend using a mini-amplifier with these headphones, you intend to use them with a portable MP3 player. I have a Fiio E10 USB DAC Headphone Amplifier and it works … [Read more...]

The 20 Highest Rated Earbuds & Headphones For 2012

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In this post, I've compiled an updated list of the best rated earphones and headphones for 2012. This list has evolved over a couple of years -- I've tried to include the most vetted headphones and earphones available, as well as a couple of new headphones that are getting great reviews. I've tried to cover all the basic types of headphones available today: earbuds, wireless earphones, sport earphones, noise-cancelling headphones, full-sized headphones and wireless headphones. LG Tone … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Waterproof Headphones

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Today, water lovers can bring their tunes with them and still get quality sound. Not just for swimmers, waterproof headphones are beneficial for all sports enthusiasts since they are also sweatproof and can be rinsed off after use. By reading reviews across the web (iLounge and CrunchGear are good sources), we've come up with a list of the top rated waterproof headphones. H2O Audio Surge 2G Waterproof Headphones H2o Audio, an innovator in developing underwater accessories, has recently … [Read more...]

Cheatsheet: The Top Rated Portable Electronics Of 2011

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Here is our list of the top rated portable electronics of 2011. The review sources we consulted were: CNET, PC Magazine, Trusted Reviews, Consumer Reports, Digital Photography Review and Amazon reviewers. The Top Rated Portable Electronics Of 2011 Earbuds / Earphones The Top Rated Wireless Portable Earphone: Etymotic Research Ety8 The Top Rated Wired Portable Earphone: Etymotic hf5 Earphones The Top Rated Portable Noise-Cancelling Earphone: Audio-Technica ATH-ANC3 The Top Rated … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Earbuds Of 2012

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Here are the top rated earphones of 2012:   MEElectronics M6 Earbuds Average Amazon Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (from 329+ reviewers)   These M6 Earbuds by MEElectronics are more durable and provide better sound that comparable earphones in their price range. CNET rated them 3.5 out of 4 stars saying "A great value for bass addicts". These earphones incorporate a "memory wire" and an angled ear tip, making them good earphones wear while  engaged in sports. You can get … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Wireless Portable Headphones For 2012

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LG Tone HBS-700 Wireless Earbud Headphone ($45) Despite selling for under $50, the LG Tone HBS-700 is one of the top rated bluetooth headphones. It received an 8 out of 10 rating from CNET, which makes it their Editor's Choice for a bluetooth headphone. CNET says it was one of the most comfortable headphones they've tried, and that the audio reproduction was impressive. Amazon buyers also liked this headphone -- it received an average of 4.5 of out 5 stars, from a total of 264 reviewers. PC … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Gaming Headphones Of 2011

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Gaming headphones are designed exclusively with the gaming enthusiast in mind with an integrated microphone and noise isolating features. Headphones for gaming allow for a more immersive experience to improve upon the game. These top-rated headphone were selected based upon studying reviews on CNET, Crunchgear, PCWorld, and Digital Trends, as well as user reviews from Amazon and Newegg.   Sennheiser PC 350 Collapsible Gaming Headphones ($175) Top Review Sources: Digital … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Portable Noise Canceling Headphones of 2011

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The noise canceling headphones are different from "noise isolating" or "passive noise reduction" headphones. Noise canceling headphones feature tiny microphones to pick up outside frequencies and then counter those frequencies to cancel them out. The following list of top rated portable noise canceling headphones was chosen based on reviews from Consumer Reports, CNET, HeadphoneInfo.com, iLounge, PCMag, and Amazon customers. Bose QuietComfort 15 Noise Canceling Headphones ($300) Top … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Earbuds For Sports

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MEElectronics M6 Earbuds Average Amazon Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (from 329+ reviewers)   These M6 Earbuds by MEElectronics are more durable and provide better sound that comparable earphones in their price range. CNET rated them 3.5 out of 4 stars saying "A great value for bass addicts". These earphones incorporate a "memory wire" and an angled ear tip, making them good earphones wear while  engaged in sports. You can get the MEElectronics M6 at Amazon for about … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Portable Headphones Of 2012

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The Top Rated Portable Headphones Of 2011: Portapro Headphone By Koss ($32) HD238 Headphone By Sennheiser ($49) HFI-580 Headphone By Ultrasone ($189) P5 Headphone By Bowers & Wilkins ($299) To create this list, I examined some of the most comprehensive headphone reviews available online. I also scouted Hi-Fi forums for recommendations, and I tested many portable headphones myself. My top review sources for this article were: CNET, Consumer Reports, PC Magazine, Good Cans, … [Read more...]