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Best PicksActive noise-cancelling headphones aren't just for travel, and the best models won't mess with your audio experience in the ways that some early models did. ReviewsIf you’re looking for the very best in over-ear, active noise-cancellation, the all-new Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones deserve your inspection. ReviewsGood true wireless headphones needn't cost hundreds of dollars. If you can live without active noise cancellation, here's a great pair for just $25.
ReviewsThese aren’t the best headphones you can get from Bose, but they sound fabulous and cost $80 less than the company's top-of-the-line QuietComfort Ultra. NewsYour Pixel Buds Pro will soon be able to pause the music when you start chatting, as well as serve up better call quality and warn you if your tunes are too loud. ReviewsJabra's new flagship earbuds deliver terrific noise cancellation and Dolby Atmos, but call quality could be better. ReviewsLooking for solid audio as you work out? Jabra has the buds for you. ReviewsBose takes a happy song and makes it better, using a healthy dose of immersive audio. ReviewsMarshall call the Motif II A.N.C.'s in-ear headphones, we call them ear buds. No matter what the designation–they're among our favorites because of their sonic excellence. NewsMimi Hearing Test integration allows Bathys users to tailor the headphone's performance to their personal hearing. You can buy a new color, too. NewsThe QuietComfort Ultra headphones and earbuds mark Bose's belated entry into the spatial audio arena. Snapdragon Sound with aptX Adaptive is another welcome highlight. NewsThe new charging case will allow not only charging via a USB-C cable and a power adapter, but also from a USB-C-equipped iPhone. NewsWord is that Apple will be showing off a new AirPods Pro model alongside the iPhone 15 Pro at its September event. What about the HomePod and Apple TV? ReviewsThese true wireless headphones look and sound great; they deserve comparison with the best from Apple, Bose, and Sony. NewsThanks to a new Bluetooth LE Audio feature, you'll soon be able to connect a bevy of Samsung earbuds to select Samsung smart TVs. Best PicksWhether you're looking for an over-the-ear, on-ear, or in-ear model, we'll help you find the perfect pair. ReviewsIt’s marketed as a DAC/headphone amp combo, but this affordable desktop device sounds just as great while connected to a preamp or powered speakers. NewsWe praised the original for great sound, comfortable fit, strong noise cancellation, and long battery life. Improvements are promised on all four counts. NewsApple's upcoming iOS 17 update will make your AirPods better at adapting to changing ambient sound conditions, among other improvements.
ReviewsSame body, better guts, various quibbles.