Much-loved high-end headphone manufacturer Audeze has introduced a new 'entry-level' set of cans in the shape of the EL-8. We got our hands on them at CES.
A patchy performance from the JBLs: the fit isn’t quite right and neither is the sound
Bose goes Bluetooth with some success – these headphones are a very decent shout
Best portable on-ears £100-£200, Awards 2014. A lovely pair of portable headphones. Highly recommended.
Not a stunning pair of Bluetooth headphones, but the AKG Y45BTs are solid-sounding
Another fine pair of headphones from Focal, but not the punchiest
Loud headphones in style and sound, but not exactly all-rounders
Best home over-ears £300+, Awards 2014. Another success story for Shure, the SHR1540s are 100 per cent worthy of their price – and your attention
Best portable on-ears £200-£300, Awards 2014. A most excellent pair of on-ear headphones. You must give these a listen.
Best noise-cancelling headphones, Awards 2014. These are the noise-cancelling headphones by which all others should be judged