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Sound

Deciding which headphones to buy? Or do you need a new speaker for use at home or outdoors? Our editors have curated this section of sound-related shopping guides to ensure you get the best listening experience — whether you’re listing to music, playing a podcast or watching TV. Our research, reviews, buying guides and product comparisons are designed to help you shop sound gadgets the smart way. Does this sound like music to your ears? We thought so.

three of the best outdoor speakers including JBL, Ultimate Ears and Sonos Move
Shop 8 best outdoor speakers for every occasion
By Phoebe DavenportFeb 05, 2024
Look no further for the best outdoor speakers on the market. We've got 8 outdoor speakers packed with features, right here.
Home theatre system in living room setting
The best home theater speakers for an immersive audio experience
By Afina NajibJan 30, 2024
Explore the perfect fusion of superior audio output and practicality for unparalleled sound with the best home theater speakers on the market.
Image of four black Bluetooth speakers
The best Bluetooth speakers under $100
By Phoebe DavenportJan 08, 2024
Looking for the best Bluetooth speakers under $100? With our guide from waterproof, compact to long-lasting battery ones, we've got you covered.
three pairs of over-ear headphones
The 7 best over-ear headphones for enhancing your listening experience
By Emma KalkaJan 04, 2024
You don’t have to be an audiophile to appreciate a great pair of over-ear headphones. Let our buying guide help you find the best pair for you.
Image of 3 earbuds
The best AirPod alternatives for every budget
By Phoebe DavenportDec 21, 2023
Get the lowdown on the best Airpod alternatives on the market. We compare features, prices, and what makes each product stand out.
Image of black Logitech speakers with subwoofer
Get the best audio experience with these 8 PC speakers
By Afina NajibDec 01, 2023
Need  PC speakers to complete your desktop setup? Browse the best ones on the market from brands like Logitech, Bose and more.
three sets of colored earbuds with charging cases
The best cheap wireless earbuds to buy for a quality audio experience
By Odinga FanuelNov 16, 2023
Wireless earbuds offer convenience and a great listening experience. To shop a top-tier pair at a low price, check out our editor recommendations.
Image of 5 audible book covers
17 best Audible books for easy and intriguing listening
By Smart Shopper TeamNov 13, 2023
Dive into the world of audiobooks with our curated list of the best Audible books. No matter what your favorite genre is, we’ve got you covered.
three of the best noise-cancelling headphones including  Sennheiser, Bowers & Wilkins
The 7 best budget noise-canceling headphones for work, travel and beyond
By Emma KalkaOct 20, 2023
From Bose to Sennheiser, we rounded up the best noise-canceling headphones from top brands. There’s a pair for every budget and audiophile.
three wired headphones from Beyerdynamic, Behringer and Sennheiser
The 8 best wired headphones for plugging into music, podcasts & more
By Emma KalkaJul 25, 2023
From audiophiles to trendsetters, everyone is plugging their headsets back in. Browse here for the best wire headphones on the market.
three of the best headphones for running including beats by Dr. Dre, Jabra, Sony
Need to upgrade your running headphones? These 7 pairs are the best
By Eric ListonJul 25, 2023
Ready to jam? The best running headphones resist sweat, dust, and tough weather conditions and provide great audio, too. See our top picks now.