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.
The first-generation Sonos Beam delivers very good sound for a small soundbar, and comes with Alexa voice controls.
The Corsair HS35 Stereo Gaming Headset offers a well-rounded package for a low price. If you’re after a gaming headset on a budget, you could do a lot worse.
The dinky HyperX SoloCast is a more capable mic than it looks, with rich sound and an adjustable stand. For $59, it’s a great deal.
Polk Atrium 4 set the standard for wired outdoor speakers with a wide, balanced sound for under $200.
The QCY T5S is a solid wireless earbud option for music and occasional calls, with a comfortable design and reliable Bluetooth connectivity.
Despite some design flaws, few sub-$50 wireless earbuds are better than the waterproof, long-lasting EarFun Air.
The Yamaha NS-AW150W outdoor speakers produce a bright sound with full vocals, at an excellent price.
At a decent price with a pleasing design, the Lasuna True Wireless Earbuds serves as a functional listening device. Just don’t expect exceptional audio quality.
If you’ve been wary of bone-conduction headphones, the AfterShokz Aeropex’s workout-friendly design and better-than-expected sound might just change your mind.
The Nothing Ear (1)’s transparent design will grab your attention, but it’s the comfy fit, balanced sound, useful features and low price that will hold it.
With your own unique audio profile and lots of accessories, the NuraTrue earbuds will work for anyone.
The JBL Go 3 is an impressive little Bluetooth speaker with full waterproofing, plenty of bass and better-than-expected battery life.
The Rode NT-USB Mini is a solidly constructed microphone with good sound. At $99, it’s a solid choice for those just starting out in podcasting or streaming.
As a general gaming and streaming microphone, the EPOS B20 is easy to use and finely crafted. We’re just not convinced that’s enough for the money.
This Alexa-powered soundbar produces impressive bass without a subwoofer, though it lacks a truly wide soundstage.
The Fauna Memor Havana audio glasses won't change your mind about this kind of product, even if it's stylish and practical to use.
For $99, you can’t find a better USB microphone than the Rode PodMic. It’s a small, sturdy and intimate mic that brings studio-level professionalism to your podcast.
The Roku Streambar Pro, which combines a soundbar and Roku streaming device, is easy to set up and has good sound — but can be sluggish as a streamer.
The AirPods Max are the premium, noise-cancelling headphones Apple fans have been waiting for, and they don’t disappoint. Even if the price is hard to stomach.
The Sennheiser MKE 400 isn’t just a clean-sounding, nicely compact shotgun mic; with its smartphone support and easy setup, even inexperienced users can get quality recordings.
The Vizio M-Series M512a-H6 brings Atmos height, separate surrounds and a subwoofer at an affordable price — and with some effort required.
The compact JBL Bar 5.0 MultiBeam soundbar delivers rooming-filling Atmos audio and good bass — but you can’t make many adjustments.
The Amazon Echo Buds 2 grants you many features and stronger performance for a lower price than the original.
The Creative SXFI Carrier is a powerful and versatile soundbar and subwoofer combo, though its Super X-FI headphone feature is a costly extra
Despite its flaws, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are solid wireless earbuds with dynamic sound, improved ANC, and cool exclusive features.
With a new look, a little more ruggedness and improved sound, the JBL Charge 5 is one of the best Bluetooth speakers — just not one of the cheapest.
Buggy performance aside, the JBL Club Pro Plus packs great sound, noise cancellation, and special features into a luxe design.