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.
Sony has launched a new range of hi-res portable audio gear at IFA in Berlin including headphones and players. We went hands-on.
The company is looking into bone conduction technology that would improve voice communications in a wireless earphone system.
CNET explains the tech behind noise-cancelling headphones, which electronically eliminate the sounds of your surroundings.
Bose says Beats' Studio and Studio Wireless headphones, soon to be owned by Apple, copy five of its patents.
The Blackbox M10 Noise Cancellation Headphones are a versatile set that offer solid sound quality and a reasonably portable design for travel hounds.
They're refurbished, but also backed by a one-year warranty. You'd pay at least $100 for them elsewhere.
While it isn't quite as good as the Beats Studio wireless, Sony's MDR-ZX770BN costs significantly less.
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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