Tag "wireless headphones"

Bose finally cuts the cord on noise cancellation

June 8, 2016

One of the first companies with a pair of noise cancelling headphones is one of the last to ditch the cable, as Bose finally (finally) makes its QuietComfort cordless.

Parrot refines Zik headphones for cordless, noiseless bliss

March 4, 2016

You probably know that the next generation of devices will be cordless, but if Parrot has its way, it will also be noiseless, wireless, and capable of putting you into an audio-loving coma.

Philips cancels noise with or without the wires

February 23, 2016

The one thing outside of a change of clothes we always have with us in the air is noise cancelling headphones, but while these tend to be expensive, Philips is looking into options to bring down the cost.

Jabra combines work, play in wireless earphones

February 8, 2016

If the rumours of the next iPhone turn out to be true and Apple does eventually do away with the 3.5mm jack, you’re going to want a wireless pair of earphones. Fortunately, Jabra’s latest pair is ready for both work and play.

Plantronics puts BackBeat on a diet, reveals slimline Sense headphones

July 29, 2015

Last year, it was hard to find better value headphones than the BackBeat Pro from Plantronics, but the design wasn’t ideal for all. This year, however, there’s a different plan, and it’s to make the lightest wireless headphones ever.

Marley brings the warmth of wood to wireless headphones

July 13, 2015

The majority of wireless headphones out there are plastic with plastic all over, but what if you’re after something a bit more premium, a bit more lush? Would wood do?

Pendulumic swings in with long-lasting wireless cans

July 6, 2015

We’re always keen to see new players in any category, and there’s one newbie sitting in the world of headphones right now, grabbing attention with long-lasting headphones made for even the longest of flights.

Sol learns from NASA for human-inspired earphones

May 21, 2015

Earphones are more than just things that go in your ears, and Sol Republic knows it, as the company taps NASA’s research into humans for an interesting pair of speakers for your ears.

Beats adds Bluetooth to Solo 2 headphones

March 26, 2015

When it comes to wireless headphones, Beats doesn’t offer a whole heap of choices, pretty much telling people keen to buy its headphones that they need something big. Or it did, because now there’s a smaller option out in Australia.

B&O to make wireless headphones shine with the H8

January 14, 2015

You can’t say all headphones are particularly good looking, and some are downright ugly, but the next pair of cans from Bang & Olufsen won’t just bring the tech to your ears, it’ll make it look pretty bloody good, too.

Parrot’s Zik headphones go pint-size for fitness folks

January 7, 2015

Last year’s release of the Zik 2.0 headphones found Parrot coming up with a new design for its user modifiable headphones that made the headphones smaller, but an even more pint-size pair could be out this year, too.

Plantronics goes into noise cancelling, cuts cords in the process

September 25, 2014

We’ve seen plenty of headsets from Plantronics in the past, and now the company that has sent headphones into space is cutting noise from your overseas plane trip, with its first active noise cancelling cans.

Bose expands Bluetooth range with a speaker and headphone duo

September 17, 2014

Bose is one active company lately, and while we saw new noise cancellation cans barely a week ago, now we’re seeing a new pair of headphones designed for people who hate cables, with a speaker to match that ethos.

Hands on with Razer’s Adaro wireless headphones

June 26, 2014

Razer isn't a company known for high-end sound, or even wireless sound, but the two categories appear to be merging, as the gaming hardware maker tackles the two in the Adaro.

Plantronics says Go again, updates its Bluetooth earphones to be even better

August 28, 2013

Around this time last year, the maker of sound gear for NASA released a pair of tiny in-earphones that could talk with your smartphone or tablet and deliver comfortable audio without the tangle. Now, Plantronics is doing it again, updating the Go to make them better than ever.

Plantronics adds water resistance to BackBeat wireless earphones

December 12, 2012

You probably don't think about it, but earphones come under a lot of pressure. The cables are pulled at, the housings bounce around in your pocket, and you blast a lot of sound through them. But one thing you might not think about is how they deal with moisture, sweat, and rain, and Plantronics is looking to a nano-coating to fix this.

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