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.
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.
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.
The scalable PlantLink system isn't foolproof or comprehensive, but it does a fine job of using the Internet to communicate your plant's watering needs.
They're refurbished, but also backed by a one-year warranty. You'd pay at least $100 for them elsewhere.
The Blackbox M10 Noise Cancellation Headphones are a versatile set that offer solid sound quality and a reasonably portable design for travel hounds.
The Blackbox C18 Noise Cancellation Earphones are a great option for travel hounds who want superior noise-hushing capability and good sound quality in a reasonably compact package.
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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."
The Motorola Pure H15 is an attractive and comfortable headset, but the audio quality could be improved.