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I've Found My Holy Grail Of Headphones: The AKG Q701

The search for the perfect headphones can feel like a never-ending journey. And since everyone has different tastes, it’s impossible for someone else to recommend the perfect cans for you. But world be damned, I’ve found mine, and I’m never giving them up.

Five Best Portable Headphone Amplifiers

If you use a pair of portable headphones, or even budget headphones, you could probably do with a decent amplifier. But if your favourite way of listening involves music on the go, it’s got to go with you. This week, we’re looking at five of the best portable headphone amps on the market, with prices starting at under $40.

Turn A Wine Cork Into A Wrap-Around Earbud Holder

Some earbuds come with cases that can help prevent tangles, but many don’t. If yours didn’t (or if you lost it), a wine cork can do the job with just a couple of holes.

Turn A Coat Hanger Into An Easy Headphone Hook

Don’t throw away that dead or tangled coat hanger! It could make a nifty headphone storage hook.

Make Your Own Noise-Isolating Earbuds From Silicone And Old Earplugs

The best earbuds offer some noise isolation. If the ones you have are awful or keep falling out of your ears, Instructables user NightHawkinLight has a method to make your own, customised noise-isolating earbuds using a pair of reusable earplugs, some clear silicone, and a little elbow grease.

My Never-Ending Search For Comfortable In-Ear Headphones

I’m a headphone junkie. I have headphones in all shapes and sizes, but there’s one small problem: I don’t like things that dig deep into my ears, which most traditional in-ear headphones do. So I’ve embarked on a search for more comfortable options… and it’s been more complicated than I expected.

Get Better Sound From Your Foam Earbuds With This Rolling Method

Foam earbud tips have a lot of advantages, but they can also alter the sound of your music. Tyll from InnerFidelity shares a tip for improving their sound.

Make Any Headphones Wireless With This Rechargeable DIY BluetoothBox

Instead of buying expensive Bluetooth headphones, you can turn any old set into wireless cans. Instructables user FuneLab shows you how, with his DIY BluetoothBox.

This DIY Headphone Holder Is Easy To Make, Built From Reclaimed Wood

It’s definitely more complicated than a couple of hooks in the wall or under your desk, but this DIY headphone holder has a lot of personality. It’s made from a block of reclaimed wood, and, according to Instructables user mikeasaurus, it was pretty easy to make.

Cut Down On Cable Noise By Wrapping Your Earbuds Behind Your Ear

Ever notice that when your earbud cable moves, you can hear it rustle in your ears? This cable noise is called microphonics, and there’s a simple trick you can use to avoid it.

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