At $79, the Anker Soundcore Life A2 NC is adequate for listening to music on commutes, but that’s about it.
Equipped with powerful specs and impressive ANC, the Jabra Elite 85t is a stellar-sounding sequel in Jabra’s critically beloved series.
The Blue Yeti Nano is a well-made, great-sounding USB microphone at a reasonable price. If you want to start streaming or podcasting, though, the JLab Talk is even better.
At $399, the Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Carbon Edition doesn’t come cheap, but is a stellar all-round performer with a ruggedly sophisticated design.
The JLab Talk USB microphone gives the Blue Yeti range some much-needed competition. It's affordable, sounds great and is easy to use for gaming or streaming.
Vizio’s M-Series 5.1 M51a-H6 gives you a lot for the money, but you need to work to get it to sound at its best.
With bass-rich sound quality and monster battery life, the Urbanista Miami is a good pair of active noise-cancelling headphones — and the low price makes it a great one.
Despite weak battery life and no self-cleaning mode, the LG Tone Free FN7 offers great sound and noise cancellation at a modest price point.
The JLab Epic Air ANC is appealingly cheap for a pair of true wireless earbuds, but even with its low price and long battery life, there are better budget-friendly alternatives.
The Enclave CineHome Pro 5.1 CineHub Edition delivers better sound than a single soundbar, without sacrificing simplicity — but you’ll have to live without the latest technologies.
The Earin A-3 is not the best-value set of wireless earbuds, nor the most fully-featured. Still, clever design and high sound quality make it hard to dislike.
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.
Innovative in some ways, disappointing in many others, the $199 Bose Sport Open Earbuds is a tough sell for avid fitness buffs.
The Sonos Arc 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.
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom portable Bluetooth speaker is a big speaker that produces a big sound — at a big price.
The PDP LVL50 Wired Stereo Headset provides decent gaming sound for a fair price, but you can get much better features from similar gadgets.
At $99, the JLab Epic Air Sport ANC is a must-have for fitness fans who want energetic sound and some noise cancellation in a sporty shell.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus offer stellar battery life, impressive sound and a great fit for less than the price of AirPods.
The Sony WF-1000XM3 is a very good AirPods Pro alternative if sound and noise cancellation are your priorities.
Premium aesthetics, intuitive features and stellar audio make the Master & Dynamic MW07 earbuds a worthwhile investment.
The Vizio V-Series 2.1 Home Theater Soundbar V21-H8 delivers wide sound, big bass and plenty of options for not much money.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro overcome some design hiccups to succeed as cheap noise-cancelling earbuds.
The Sennheiser CX 400BT are a rich-sounding set of wireless earbuds that make up for their lack of noise cancelling with a deep toolbox of other features.
The feature-packed Sonos Beam delivers very good sound for a small soundbar, and comes with Alexa voice controls.
Yamaha's YAS-108 soundbar delivers plenty of features and overall very good overall sound, all for $220.
Despite its flaws, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are solid wireless earbuds with dynamic sound, improved ANC, and cool exclusive features.
The bass-rich JBL Bar 5.1 Surround soundbar creates an encompassing sound, if you can figure out how to take advantage of its talents.