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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


Bose sues Beats over patents on noise-canceling headphones

Bose says Beats' Studio and Studio Wireless headphones, soon to be owned by Apple, copy five of its patents.

By July 25, 2014