Audio Archive

Review of the Turtle Beach Recon 200 Amplified Gaming Headset

Compared to ordinary headsets, what makes a gaming headset different? Often times, the answer is nothing more than aesthetic. But on occasion, you’ll find headsets that were actually built specifically with gamers in mind. They’re made to be worn for longer periods of time, equipped with business-quality microphones for clear communication, and typically use at least some degree of noise isolation. In a handful of …

Review of the Treblab X5 Advanced Bluetooth Headphones

Headphones aren’t the same. Sports headphones are made specifically for people who are jogging along noisy streets, or getting drenched in sweat at the gym. Studio headphones prioritize sound quality by sacrificing noise isolation. And then there are gaming headphones, noise cancelling headphones, and quite a few others. But who wants to own a dozen pairs of different headphones? If you expect reasonably high quality …

Jam Zero Chill Pairable Bluetooth Speaker Review

Choosing a portable speaker is about balancing on-the-go needs against the basic qualities you want from a sound device. Things like portability and battery life are a good start, but it doesn’t matter how many neat things your Bluetooth speakers can do if they ultimately don’t sound good. Finding the right audio equipment isn’t quite as simple as choosing a TV. It’s not always clear …

Turtle Beach Stealth 300 Gaming Headset Review

Some headphones are built specifically for people who are exercising outdoors. Some headphones are best suited for listening to music in a silent room. And some headphones are specifically for gaming. You can find a headset that’s okay for all of these settings, or a headset that’s exceptional in just one. A good gaming headset can be especially tough to find, but navigating through these …

Honest Review of the Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset

Different aviation headsets are made for different types of pilots. Casual fliers may not need to invest in something that’s comfortable enough to sleep in. People who are flying single-engine planes will need different levels of hearing protection than those flying in a jet. Finding a great aviation headset isn’t simply about throwing money at the problem, or finding a product that’s the best in …