Audio Gear

Headphones, earphones, DACs, amps, turntables, speakers, wireless transmission, and more. Being a geek about music is fun!

GeekDad Review: PaMu Headphones

PaMu Headphones offer good quality sound, a comfortable fit, and long playtime with quick recharging for a reasonable price.

July 22, 2020

GeekDad Review: Crosley Mini Cruiser Portable Record Player

Vintage suitcase record players don't get much more collectible (or cute) than Crosley's new Mini Cruiser portable record player.

June 27, 2020

GeekDad Review: Store Your Vinyl in Style With a Beatles Record Crate From Crosley

What's not to love about a wooden record crate emblazoned with The Beatles' Yellow Submarine?

June 20, 2020

GeekDad Review: 1More Dual Driver ANC Pro Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Wireless earbuds that offer incredible sound thanks to a hybrid dual-driver design, plus up to 20 hour battery life, active…

June 14, 2020

GeekDad Review: Sony XB72 EXTRA BASS High Powered Audio System

The Sony XB72 EXTRA BASS High Powered Audio System does a pretty amazing job of recreating a club experience in…

June 9, 2020

GeekDad Review: Blue Yeti X Professional USB Microphone

The follow up to the well-known Blue Yeti, the Blue Yeti X microphone gets an updated look, four polar pickup…

May 30, 2020

GeekDad Review: Dali IO-6 Wireless Headphones With ANC

If you're going to be stuck indoors and listening to music for entertainment, you could do a lot worse than…

May 16, 2020

Review: Cambridge Audio CXN Network Audio Streamer

The Cambridge Audio CXN is an internet radio and streaming music tuner that will upscale digital audio and deliver the…

May 11, 2020

GeekDad Review: Braven BRV-XXL/2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Good news if you're looking for a big, powerful, and reasonably rugged Bluetooth speaker.

April 18, 2020

GeekDad Review: Jabra Elite Active 75t True Wireless Earbuds

Jabra's Elite Active 75t true wireless earbuds are a big leap forward with Bluetooth 5.0, stellar battery life, and a…

April 10, 2020

Sony’s 1000X M3 Bluetooth Noise-Canceling Headphones Are Ideal for Working From Home

Working from home and trying to focus with kids, pets, and TVs making noise in the background? Sony's 1000X M3…

March 28, 2020

HYPERBOOM Review: Ultimate Ears Embiggens the Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears HYPERBOOM is the companies biggest, loudest, and best-sounding portable speaker yet.

March 14, 2020

Review: Philips ActionFit Wireless Headphones

Phillips jumps into the True Wireless Earbud market with the Philips ActionFit Wireless Headphones for people who want great sound…

March 12, 2020

GeekDad Review: House of Marley Exodus ANC Wireless Headphones

House of Marley's Exodus ANC wireless headphones offer active noise cancellation, thundering bass, up to 80-hour battery life, and a…

February 28, 2020

GeekDad Review: Jaybird VISTA True Wireless Earbuds, Now in Planetary Green

Jaybird VISTA true wireless earbuds meet U.S. Military MIL-STD 810G standard for ruggedness, and now they're available in a special…

February 21, 2020

Philips PH-805 Wireless Over-Ear Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Philips releases an unassuming yet powerful and clear noise-canceling headset, the PH-805, to the market for sound enthusiasts.

February 7, 2020

GeekDad Review: Edifier S2000Pro Powered Bluetooth Bookshelf Speakers

Edifier's S2000Pro powered Bluetooth bookshelf speakers offer a premium look and the high-quality sound that would make them ideal as…

January 24, 2020

GeekDad Review: The +RECORD PLAYER

The +RECORD PLAYER is a modern take on a premium, all-in-one compact stereo system built around a Pro-Ject turntable.

December 28, 2019

GeekDad Review: Helm True Wireless 5.0 Headphones

Helm's True Wireless 5.0 Headphones show what the next wave of true wireless earbuds with Bluetooth 5.0 is capable of,…

December 7, 2019

Jukebox for the Kiddos – It’s Jooki

Let the kids take their own music everywhere with the screen-free, durable, portable Jooki speaker.

December 5, 2019

Review: DemerBox DB2 Ultimate Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker

If you want a rugged, waterproof speaker that sounds great, take a look at the DemerBox DB2.

December 2, 2019

Review: AIAIAI TMA-2 HD Wireless (and Wired) Headphones

The modular construction of AIAIAI's high-end headphones allows for extraordinary customization and opportunities for upgrading. And the sound quality is…

December 1, 2019

Crosley Mini RSD3 Turntable Bundle with ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Records

Crosley is bundling its miniature RSD3 turntable with four three-inch records featuring tracks from 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

November 29, 2019

GeekDad Review: The Como Audio Turntable

Como Audio's latest release isn't a wireless speaker; it's another product bound to appeal to music fans who appreciate retro…

November 23, 2019

GeekDad Review: House of Marley Stir It Up Wireless Turntable

The new House of Marley Stir It Up wireless turntable adds Bluetooth connectivity to an attractive package that includes an…

November 2, 2019

Get Ready for More 3-Inch Records

Shortly after Record Store Day 2019, I posted about the Crosley RSD3, a miniature belt-drive turntable that plays only 3-inch…

September 27, 2019

WONDERBOOM 2 Review: Great Ultra-Portable Speaker Improves on Original

A solid upgrade to the original, the Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2 is probably the best value out there for a…

August 30, 2019

The New Soundboks Wireless Speaker Compromises Nothing to Deliver Gigantic Sound

Soundboks is a wireless speaker defined by it's massiveness. It's size is massive, it's battery life is massive, and the…

August 21, 2019

Audiophiles Rejoice, Qobuz is Here

Music is for listening. Qobuz allows you to listen to it as it was meant to be heard, and that…

August 14, 2019

Altec Lansing SoundBucket XL is an Extra-Large Container of Audio

We may have found our favorite outdoor party speaker yet in the Altec SoundBucket XL. It has all the features I…

August 14, 2019

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