Tweedz No-tangle Earbuds
It’s one of those Murphy’s Law things that’s hard to avoid: no matter where your earbuds have been or how they’re stored, it always seems to take a minute to untangle them before you can start cranking the tunes. With these Tweedz earbuds wrapped in braided nylon thread, however,... Read more
Ion Clipster Active Hanging Bluetooth Speaker
With the tag line, “Powerful sound that hangs around,” this Clipster Active speaker from Ion goes places many others will not. With a simple spring-clip mechanism that allows a wide opening, you can suspend the speaker from a hook, a branch, or a tent loop in order to keep... Read more
NYNE TT Bluetooth Speaker is No Wimp
Tired of little Bluetooth speakers that easily get drowned out by conversation? This TT one from NYNE might not go on a plane with you if you’re just packing a carry-on, but for checked bags, a road trip, or car camping, it’s a wireless party machine. This is not... Read more
XQISIT Bluetooth Stereo Headphones LZ380

This stylish pair of Bluetooth headphones is from European manufacturer XQISIT and brings a trendsetting new look to noise reduction headphones in the U.S. Newly on the market stateside, this pair showcases a fine matte, brushed silver finish on the casing.

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Yurbuds Inspire 300 Earbuds Will Stay Put
Want some earbuds that meet the trifecta of sounding great, staying in place, and delivering good value? These $40 list price Yurbuds pull it off well. Real audiophiles can geek out over dynamic range, impedance, and driver size, but ask most people on the move what their biggest gripe... Read more
Swimbuds Sport for Underwater Music Listening
We review earbuds and headphones on a regular basis on this gear blog, but none of them will do you much good if you’re a surfer, a swimmer, or a kayaker trying to keep a soundtrack going. These Swimbuds Sport earbuds are a different story though. They’re waterproof and... Read more
Holiday Stocking Stuffers for Air Travel Days
Everyone needs stocking stuffers for the traveler in their lives. If yours spends a good amount of time in the air, the following travel-friendly gifts will go a long way toward a more comfortable, convenient flight. Whether traveling for business or with kids in tow, something on this list... Read more
SOL REPUBLIC Punk Wireless Speaker
We use Sol Republic’s Tracks HD headphones when we travel and at home, so I was eager to check out their newest wireless speaker. The perfect size for people on-the-go, the Punk speaker weighs less than 8 ounces and approximately 5″ x 5″ x 2″…small enough to fit into even the... Read more
The Champ Survival Sidekick 10-in-1 Multitool
Survival preppers will have nothing on you once you’ve picked up the Champ Survival Sidekick 10-in-1 Multitool. I don’t consider myself an alarmist, but I do like the feeling of knowing I’m prepared for most situations, and self-reliant while traveling, especially by car. After educating myself on the many functions of... Read more
Jabra Rox Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds
By now you’ve probably used some kind of Bluetooth speaker in your travels or at home. But here’s a way to drop the cord connection for earbuds as well: the Jabra Rox. Single Bluetooth earbuds/mics have long been popular with people who want to jabber on their mobile phone... Read more