Dynamic in sound and functionality, the Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 is a noise-canceller that silences the skeptics.
The Elgato Wave: 3 mic is worth a look from up-and-coming streamers, thanks to its reasonable price and Stream Deck compatibility.
The Sonos Arc ($799) is premium in every sense — with its precise tuning software and Dolby Atmos support, it’s the best soundbar for Sonos fans who can afford it.
The Sony WF-SP800N are legit wireless sports earbuds with strong aesthetics, battery life, and sound, but are missing some features.
Excellent Google integration and improvements in design and sound make the Google Pixel Buds 2 the company’s most inviting wireless earbuds yet.
The Beats Powerbeats 4 is a noteworthy successor with better aesthetics, battery life, and sound than the Powerbeats 3.
For unrivaled sound in earbud form, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless is worth a look – if you can meet its steep price tag.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus offer stellar battery life, impressive sound and a great fit for less than the price of AirPods.
The Anker Nebula Soundbar – Fire TV Edition is a tough sell, due to a clunky interface, a high price and a disappointing soundscape.
The Sennheiser GSP 370 headset sounds fantastic, but it's expensive, awkwardly designed and easy to break.
Huawei has jammed some fun features into a familiar-looking design, but the FreeBuds 3 come with a few problems that could easily turn you off to them.
The new Apple AirPods brings wireless charging and hands-free Siri into the mix with longer call times and clearer audio.
The Amazon Echo can stream music, answer questions, control smart home devices and help you shop — and it sounds good, too.
Amazon's second-gen Echo is more attractive and more affordable than the original, and it sounds just as good, too.
The Echo Studio is Amazon's best-sounding Alexa speaker yet, offering impressive bass, but it's not quite the best in its class.
The Sony WF-1000xM3 is a very good AirPods Pro alternative if sound and noise cancellation are your priorities.
The Google Home Mini looks and sounds better than Amazon's smallest Alexa speaker, but it’s not quite as versatile.
Apple's AirPods are magical, but they're not sweatproof. The Powerbeats Pro are the fitness-focused Apple sport earphones we've been waiting for.
The Anker Soundcore Infini Pro produces good overall sound without a separate subwoofer, but its Dolby Atmos abilities won't wow you.
With excellent sound and a rugged build, the Fugoo Style-S hits a sweet spot of price and performance for portable Bluetooth speakers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds offer great sound, more than 5 hours of battery life and near-instantaneous pairing, all in a stylish, comfortable pair of buds.
The Klipsch T5 True Wireless Earphones look and sound better than the AirPods, but the upper hand stops there.
One of the best gets better, as the Sony WH-1000XM3 packs killer sound and noise cancellation into a slender design.
The Master & Dynamic MW65 produces fantastic sound and prominent noise cancelling, but performance bugs hinder its full potential.
They don't have a heart rate sensor, but better battery life makes the second-gen Samsung Gear IconX earbuds worth considering.
The iPod touch packs plenty of power for a low price, but it’s design and battery life could be better.