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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.
While they may not be quite as comfortable as Bose's ultrapopular QC 15 headphones, the Harman Kardon NCs offer slightly better sound and have a built-in rechargeable battery to power the active noise-cancellation circuitry.
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.
Despite some downsides, including a high price, the Bose QuietComfort 20 offers the best noise-canceling in an in-ear headphone and should tempt frequent travelers looking for a more compact alternative to a full-size NC headphone, such as the Bose QuietComfort 15.
They're refurbished, but also backed by a one-year warranty. You'd pay at least $100 for them elsewhere.
The Mercedes-Benz S550 sedan was already a tech powerhouse, but the new Coupe version takes things further with Active Curve Tilting and an iPhone mirroring feature.
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The Motorola Pure H15 is an attractive and comfortable headset, but the audio quality could be improved.
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.
The G-Dock and G-Drive introduce a new level of flexibility in external storage, and performance is fast.