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Every Cyber Monday tech deal we've found so far

Saving money on gadgets without braving the Black Friday crowds: that's what Cyber Monday is all about. We're tracking the deals right here.

By November 25, 2015


Sony unveils h.ear headphones and noise-cancelling Walkman (pictures)

Sony has launched a new range of hi-res portable audio gear at IFA in Berlin including headphones and players. We went hands-on.

15 Images By September 2, 2015


Apple patent application ups the ante on noise-canceling headphones

The company is looking into bone conduction technology that would improve voice communications in a wireless earphone system.

By August 27, 2015


Monoprice Noise Canceling Headphone

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.

By April 5, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 5, 2013

Harman Kardon NC noise-canceling headphones

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.

By March 12, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating March 12, 2013

Sony MDR-ZX770BN: A Bluetooth headphone with noise cancelling gets a lot right

While it isn't quite as good as the Beats Studio wireless, Sony's MDR-ZX770BN costs significantly less.

By April 29, 2015


How do noise-cancelling headphones work?

CNET explains the tech behind noise-cancelling headphones, which electronically eliminate the sounds of your surroundings.

By April 15, 2015


Philips Fidelio NC1: Top-notch on-ear noise-cancelling headphone

The $300 NC1 offers excellent sound and comfort in a lightweight design that delivers effective noise-cancellation.

By January 5, 2015


Apple's Beats, Bose settle patent spat over noise-canceling tech

Bose filed suit against Beats in July, accusing the rival headphone and speaker maker of infringing five patents related to noise-canceling headphones.

By October 10, 2014


Bose QuietComfort 25: Top noise-cancelling headphone gets better

With the freshly redesigned QC25 ($299.95), Bose has not only enhanced the sound and noise reduction of its flagship NC headpone, but made other small design improvements.

By September 22, 2014