How Sennheiser Designs Serious Headphones For a Smartphone Generation

For decades, German audio company Sennheiser has made some of the best headphones you can buy, regardless of whether you're trying to keep it thrifty or splurge. In recent years, though, the legacy brand has had to adapt its technology to an era when how consumers listen to music has radically changed. » 1/15/14 3:20pm 1/15/14 3:20pm

A Secret Opera Erupts Inside California's Biggest Train Depot

Headphones are part of daily life at train stations, an urban necessity used by commuters to drown out the flurry of action around them. But the other night at Union Station in Los Angeles, as I watched a woman crawl across the top of an information booth while a man's voice from another room whispered in my ear, the… » 10/21/13 3:20pm 10/21/13 3:20pm

The Most Exciting Audio Advancements of the Year

Changes in a speaker's audio quality might not be quite as noticeable as a big jump in a screen's pixel density, but the sound of a movie can have a much bigger effect on how you experience it. In short, good audio ain't just for audiophiles. Here's the sound technology that changed the aural universe this year. » 12/25/12 5:00pm 12/25/12 5:00pm

Ask One of the World's Top Headphone Engineers Whatever You Want

Sennheiser makes some of the best headphones in the world regardless of whether you want to pay $70 or $1500. Today, we're lucky enough to have Sennheiser Senior Acoustic Engineer Axel Grell here to answer your questions starting at 1PM. » 10/05/12 12:39pm 10/05/12 12:39pm

The Best Bluetooth Headphones for Less Than $500

The technology driving wireless headphones has not yet reached its full potential. But over the past few years, Bluetooth has advanced to a point that less than $500 can buy a pair of headphones with decent audio and respectable battery life. We rounded up four pairs and let 'em duke it out to see if any pair has the… » 9/13/12 11:00am 9/13/12 11:00am

Hopefully Sennheiser's Momentum Headphones Sound as Good as They Look

Sennheiser consistently produces excellent audio gear. But it doesn't always look the best. With their latest addition, the Momentum headphones, the company joins the ranks of companies like Aiaiai, Bowers & Wilkins, and Harman Kardon, who have take an very style-conscious approach to their headphones. » 8/30/12 5:26pm 8/30/12 5:26pm