Aiaiai TMA-1 Studio Headphones: Good, But not Quite Pro-Caliber

When Aiaiai released the TMA-1 headphones in 2010, the headphone was a pleasant surprise. Tuned for DJs, the headphones produced audio better than anyone expected, and had a design that was as durable as it was stylish. Now the company is back with the TMA-1 Studio, a headphone similar at its core, but tweaked with… » 6/19/12 4:20pm 6/19/12 4:20pm

The Best Lightweight Portable Headphones

We, the smartphone-and-MP3-addicted people, wear headphones from dusk till dawn. That means they've got to be comfortable for hours on end. Forget the bulk of fashion-forward full-sized cans and the irritation of earbuds—for headphones that go the distance, three qualities trump everything else: comfort, durability,… » 5/24/12 3:49pm 5/24/12 3:49pm

AKG K495 NC Lightning Review: Hot-Sounding, Road-Ready, Noise-Canceling…

Toting headphones back and forth across the country (or the city) is one of the best ways to expose their design flaws. Can the new AKG K495 NC noise-canceling headphones, with their burly build and audiophile pedigree, stand up that kind of punishment while delivering dulcet tones? Is this finally the ideal… » 3/27/12 4:40pm 3/27/12 4:40pm