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  • Bose QuietComfort 25 Review: Bose Pads Its Lead In Noise-Cancelling Headphones

    Bose QuietComfort 25 Review: Bose Pads Its Lead In Noise-Cancelling Headphones

    Bose has long-held the title of the maker of the best active noise-cancelling headphones available, per reviewers of a wide variety of publications and from a range of backgrounds. The QuietComfort 15 over-ear headphones really were the apex if you wanted decent sound, along with noise isolation that made even noisy airplane cabins silent enough to sleep in. The QuietComfort 25 headphones… Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want to Miss This Week (7/25)

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want to Miss This Week (7/25)

    It was earnings week at TechCrunch, so most of the coverage was dominated by reports about Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, and Pandora. Fortunately there were a ton of other great stories from our writers. Here are the top stories from 7/19 to 7/25 on TechCrunch. No one thought Facebook’s earnings would be this good. They set revenue per user records around the world, and… Read More

  • Bose Picks A Patent Fight With Beats Over Noise-Cancelling Headphones

    Bose Picks A Patent Fight With Beats Over Noise-Cancelling Headphones

    Bose has sued soon-to-be-Apple-owned Beats over patents it holds related to noise-cancelling headphones, according to a new report from CNBC. The new suit means that Apple has a brand new patent battleground, should the Beats acquisition go through as planned, in addition to its ongoing litigation with Samsung and others. The full complaint is listed on Priorsmart, and lists Beat Electronics… Read More

  • Bose Reveals SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker And QuietComfort 20 In-Ear Headphones With “Aware Mode”

    Bose Reveals SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker And QuietComfort 20 In-Ear Headphones With “Aware Mode”

    Today Bose is announcing two new products to its lineup, with the introduction of the SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker and the QuietComfort 20 In-Ear headphones. Both offer the same high quality audio Bose prides itself on, and the company claims that the in-ear headphone in particular required more patents than any headphone in history. Let’s just get down to brass tax, then, yes? Read More

  • The Same Tech That Makes Your Bose Headphones So Quiet Could Give Net Speeds A Big Boost

    The Same Tech That Makes Your Bose Headphones So Quiet Could Give Net Speeds A Big Boost

    New research suggests that noise canceling tech isn’t just for blocking out the screaming baby or chatty couple sitting next to you on that transatlantic flight – it could also greatly improve the quality, reliability and speed of our Internet connections, according to new research published by Nature Photonics and spotted by VentureBeat. By eliminating background noise… Read More

  • The $249 Bose SoundDock Series III Is Ready For Your iPhone 5

    The $249 Bose SoundDock Series III Is Ready For Your iPhone 5

    My fellow iPhone 5 owners, our long national nightmare is over. Bose finally has a speaker dock with a Lightning connector. Called the SoundDock Series III, it’s only $249.95. No more Airplay for music! No more dock connector to lightning adapter! We can finally dock our phones like we used to until Apple decided to screw everything up. Read More

  • Alexia’s Headphones: How We Used CrowdTilt’s Group-Funding Platform To Replace Stolen Property

    Alexia’s Headphones: How We Used CrowdTilt’s Group-Funding Platform To Replace Stolen Property

    On the 25th of June, our dearest Alexia Tsotsis had an incredibly rough day. First, her car was looted by very bad people in San Francisco, who stole her laptop and a pair of excellent Bose headphones that were near and dear to her heart. And as if that wasn’t enough, her car then got smashed by someone running a red light, totaling her vehicle and leaving her in quite a bit of pain. Read More

  • Bose Out To Beat Dr. Dre With Cheaper On-Ear Headphones

    Bose Out To Beat Dr. Dre With Cheaper On-Ear Headphones

    With the rise in popularity of Dr. Dre’s Beats, audio company Bose saw a niche they weren’t capitalizing on – the cohort of kids who aren’t afraid of paying $229 for a pair of wildly overpriced headphones. Their reaction? To create and sell a pair of lightweight, over-ear headphones for the cool crowd for $149. Called the OE2s, these headphones feature comfortable… Read More

  • Bose’s Series 2 Bluetooth Headset Packs 2 Mics, Hefty Price Tag

    Bose’s Series 2 Bluetooth Headset Packs 2 Mics, Hefty Price Tag

    Looks like Bose is taking another swing at phone accessories because the company has just revealed their new Series 2 Bluetooth headset. So what exactly does Bose bring to the party this time? Aside from the basics, like A2DP streaming and multiple ear tips in the box, the Series 2 has a few new tricks up its sleeves. Read More

  • Bose Announces Two Soundbar Systems

    Bose Announces Two Soundbar Systems

    Bose just announced two soundbar systems for home theaters, the Lifestyle 135 System and CineMate 1 SR System. The devices use a single bar to emit what many would call surround-sound audio and can be mounted almost anywhere in the room in almost any position. The Lifestyle includes a small console with four HDMI inputs, a tuner, and an iPod/iPhone dock. The CineMate simply connects to any TV… Read More

  • Xbox Head Robbie Bach Snapped Up By Sonos

    Xbox Head Robbie Bach Snapped Up By Sonos

    Robbie Bach, 22 year veteran of Microsoft and most recently the company’s Xbox division, has moved to Sonos. Sonos head John MacFarlane pulled Bach out of semi-retirement in order to help with their retail presence. Sonos makes audio sharing devices for the home, creating seamless soundscapes in multiple rooms using hardware that, for the most part, surpasses a standard set of… Read More

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