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Beans Buds Live headphones were going to include active noise cancellation based on the details in a previously leaked video, but an update to the Samsung Galaxy Buds listing on Apple's App Store has the final proof positive we needed: A big, clear ANC toggle for the Galaxy Buds Live in the app's screenshots. New renders of the upcoming earbuds, including their charging case, have also leaked courtesy of WinFuture's Roland Quandt, who further provides battery life, specs, and prices for the bean-shaped buds.
Ever since it released the first TicWatch back in 2017, Mobvoi has been making affordable accessories that promise high-quality features at low costs. Earlier this year, it released the TicPods 2 series to fairly solid reviews. Now the manufacturer is expanding its range of audio products with the TicPods ANC, silicone-tipped Bluetooth earbuds with active noise cancellation. Read More
As headphone jacks become more and more of an endangered species, wireless audio accessories are stepping into the spotlight. When it comes to truly wireless earbuds, there are a lot of options these days, but Huawei is hoping to stand out from the crowd with its newly announced FreeBuds 3i, offering active noise cancellation at a competitive price. Read More
Before Sony got into the active noise-cancellation game with the WH-1000XM3, Bose was the brand to go for, with its popular QuietComfort 35 headphones. The company has recently released the overhauled noise cancelling 700 headphones, which traditionally cost a whopping $400. Thankfully, you can grab a refurbished model for $120 less from the manufacturer's site. Read More
By most estimates, Apple’s AirPods business alone is worth about $8 billion. Let that sink in for a minute. No wonder everyone’s getting into the true wireless earbuds game — from Samsung to Google to Microsoft to Amazon. And of course, Huawei joined the party a while ago. Its third generation FreeBuds 3, while beating the AirPods Pro to market (IFA 2019), compete directly with Apple’s latest offering.
I‘ve been using Huawei’s FreeBuds 3 on and off for a couple months now, but also enjoyed a brief stint with Apple’s AirPods Pro, so here’s what you need to know. Read More
Samsung surprised quite a few of us with the Galaxy Buds that launched at the same time as the Galaxy S10 smartphone lineup — not only were they affordable but they sounded pretty decent too (as I detailed in my review). Details about a follow up are now starting to emerge, and it sounds like they'll come with in-vogue active noise cancellation tech. Read More
CES has already brought us a slew of new headphones and earbuds, but it doesn't sound like the wave of audio tech is over anytime soon. Sennheiser has joined in and introduced two new pairs of Bluetooth headphones during the show, the HD 350BT and the active-noise cancelling HD 450BT. Read More
Active noise-cancelling headphones used to be prohibitively expensive, but in recent years, they've entered more affordable realms. The Jabra Elite 85h in particular has turned out to be the most economical set of these in the over-the-ear headphones market and has been available for $200 over the last few weeks. If that was still above your budget, you might be more comfortable with the new all-time low of $157 on Amazon, which is $143 off the MSRP. Read More
When you think of owning a pair of noise-cancelling headphones, big brand names with $300+ price tags probably come to mind. Luckily, you don't have to pay these tolls to get a great audio experience. Case in point: You can pick up a pair of Anker Soundcore Life Q20 wireless active noise-cancelling headphones for as low as $39.99 ($20 off) on Amazon. Read More
When it comes to noise-canceling headphones, Bose is probably one of the most reliable brands on the market. Its QC 35 have long been one of the leaders on the market, and after refreshing them back in 2017, the company released an overhauled product on the market, the 700 headphones. They were initially priced at $400, but you can now get them for $50 less. Read More