The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone
Monoprice's Noise Canceling Headphones are about 70 percent as good as the Bose QC15s for a little more than a third of the price.
Bose says Beats' Studio and Studio Wireless headphones, soon to be owned by Apple, copy five of its patents.
The Motorola Pure H15 is an attractive and comfortable headset, but the audio quality could be improved.
A company called Noise Free says it showcased to Apple its noise-canceling technology, and then the iPhone maker responded by using it for its own good.
Researchers have found a rather elegant way to improve data speeds on existing fiber technology, according to the BBC.
The Clear Harmony holds its own against the competition. But without a price incentive, few users will risk choosing an unknown brand over an established one.
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Audience CEO Peter Santos tells Reuters that that the company came to the realization as it examined the "normal course of business."
Creative's new HN-900 headphones are a third the price of Bose's Quiet Comfort 15s.
In a series of patent applications, Apple has outlined how it plans to combat noisy environments by using voice recognition to activate and control noise-cancellation technologies.
LG has announced that it will implement dual microphone noise canceling in many of its phones by the end of the year. It hopes to eliminate background noise and enhance voice quality.