Reasonably-Priced Bluetooth Buds That Don't Make You Look Like a Doofus

With its new Shadow Wireless headphones, reasonably-priced audio purveyor Sol Republic is tackling a problem no one else has gotten right yet: A compact, portable Bluetooth headphone that sounds good. » 3/02/15 11:00am 3/02/15 11:00am

Sol Republic's Punk Speaker Is a Tiny Cheap Bluetooth Powerhouse

Small, portable bluetooth speakers have been around for a while, and they're rarely exciting. Still, Sol Republic's new coaster-sized Punk is worth pointing out because it's likely to be an unusual pairing of good quality with a cheap price tag. » 9/23/14 11:30am 9/23/14 11:30am

Sol Republic's New Sweat-Proof Earbuds Might Be the Most Versatile Yet

Running headphones are for the most part a hideous, utilitarian lot. They stay put when you're running and don't short out when you work up a sweat. They probably live in your gym bag. Sol Republic's new Relays are headphones designed with the simple goal of making a single bud that works for everything and only costs… » 1/06/14 11:30am 1/06/14 11:30am

Sol Republic Tracks Air: Sweet Bluetooth Headphones at a Nice Price

A good pair of on-ear Bluetooth headphones is surprisingly more expensive than you want it to be. Tack $100-$150 onto the price you'd ordinarily pay for a certain level of quality, and that's the price you're going to pay for Bluetooth. And yet Sol Republic's excellent, budget-friendly Tracks headphones, liberated… » 10/29/13 11:30am 10/29/13 11:30am

Sol Republic's New Bluetooth Speaker Is a Portable Party Machine

Motorola is teaming up with fashion-forward headphone purveyor Sol Republic on a co-branded Bluetooth speaker. The Deck is weird looking little thing, but it's got a few features that make it stand out from the otherwise saturated cheap wireless speaker market. » 8/01/13 3:00pm 8/01/13 3:00pm

Earbuds Under $50 That Actually Have a Hope of Sounding Good

Apple EarPods—or whatever crap headphones came with your phone—aren't the best way to listen to music, but nice gear is expensive. You can't blame people for not wanting to spend a lot of money on something they're just going to lose or destroy. Well here's a $40 alternative to garbage that's almost certain to sound… » 4/23/13 6:00pm 4/23/13 6:00pm

Sol Republic Master Tracks Headphones First Listen: A Noticeable Upgrade

Sol Republic's new Master Tracks headphones promise the big sound and distinctive style of fancy, fashionable headphones for a not-so fancy price. It's basically the same formula behind the company's successful $100 Tracks headphones, but at double the price. After trying out the new cans, we can say that they're… » 1/07/13 1:30am 1/07/13 1:30am

SOL Republic Tracks Ultra Headphones Review: A Wall of Sound with No…

When SOL Republic launched the Tracks Ultra headphones, we took issue with the vague description of the product. And it wasn't just a lack of specs. There was no actual qualitative description about what made the sound of the Tracks Ultra different from the headphones' excellent previous iteration. » 9/07/12 11:00am 9/07/12 11:00am

SOL Republic Says Its New Headphones Are the Best Yet, but Cannot At…

These are the SOL Republic Tracks Ultra. The company says these are its nicest, bestest headphones yet. But aside from the new name, the use of terms like "V12 Sound Engines," and a more expensive $180 price tag, there's no quantitative, or even qualitative, explanation as to why these are the company's new pride and… » 8/29/12 3:28pm 8/29/12 3:28pm

Yes, These Are $1000 Headphones For Cats

Is there anything worse than a smug cat staring at you all bored like it's got something better to do than sit around while you're listening to music? Sol Republic's new headphones for cats—which were designed specifically for Deadmau5's cat Professor Meowingtons pHD—will wipe that angsty gaze off your cat's face. » 8/02/12 2:00pm 8/02/12 2:00pm

The Best Budget Headphones

Just because you don't want to spend thousands of dollars on audio equipment (and as many hours configuring it) doesn't mean you can't enjoy quality audio. In the case of headphones, a single c-note can reap rewards. » 11/07/11 2:30pm 11/07/11 2:30pm

Sol Republic Tracks Headphones Review: Are $100 Headphones Allowed to…

Sol Republic is a new headphone company whose roots lie in a product you're all well familiar with: Beats by Dre. But unlike those $400, bass-happy cans, the Tracks headphones only cost $100. » 8/23/11 4:30pm 8/23/11 4:30pm

SOL Republic Tracks and Tracks HD: the Quest to Pack Good Sound in $100…

SOL Republic is a new audio company founded by the same people who worked on the Beats headphones at Monster. Their singular goal is to provide a headphone that sounds good and doesn't cost a fortune. » 8/23/11 8:00am 8/23/11 8:00am