Dear Lifehacker, I’m in the market for a new pair of headphones, and I’ve been eyeballing the Beats By Dre Studios. I like a lot of bass in my music, but some people tell me they suck and are overpriced. Are they actually horrible, or are these people just snobby audiophiles who like to hate on popular headphones? Will I notice a difference?
Dear Lifehacker, I want a pair of wireless headphones to wear while I’m working, but I’ve always heard that Bluetooth audio sounds terrible. I had a pair a while back, and everything through them sounded really robotic. My friends say they’ve come a long way though. What’s the verdict? Do Bluetooth headphones sound any good these days?
My Sennheiser HD 555 headphones are great — so great that I’ve neglected to upgrade them for many years. Thanks to a discovery by clever human being Mike Beauchamp, it turns out you can perform a free upgrade to these headphones and make them equal to their high-end counterparts.
We already have an in-depth guide to wrapping headphones, but we’re always open to new approaches. Corey Van Dyke offers up a tangle-free method we haven’t seen before — and it’s quite cool and incredibly easy.
Sick of plugging in your gaming headphones to charge them? DIYer Valentin was, so he built a wireless charging system so he’d have a place to hang his headphones and let them charge.