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Audio-Technica has been quiet on the noise-cancelling headphones front for some time, but today it announced a new set of sound-nixing cans, the ATH-ANC9. While earlier ATH models block out 85 percent of outside noise, the new version ups the ante to 95 percent. Also new are three Tri-Level Cancel...

May 8th 2012 at 11:47am 0 Comments
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It was back in February when we first caught wind a beefier version of Jawbone's Jambox, thanks to some less-than-stealthy ninjas at the FCC. Today it's officially here. Dubbed Big Jambox, this $300 Bluetooth speakerphone and "smartspeaker" is unsurprisingly a supersized -- yet still portable -- v...

May 1st 2012 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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Anyone who commutes to a big city knows how loud and distracting things can get -- whether it's the whine of a bus engine, a subway car's ca-clank or just that screaming baby seated behind you. Some folks may find cranking jams through their headphones helpful for blocking out the world, while ot...

September 16th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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JVC's no stranger to noise-cancelling headphones, but their new HA-NCX77 have that streamlined in-ear appeal and effectiveness that traditional muffin-top 'phones just can't swing. A secure fit in the ear blocks ambient sound while more intrusive background noises are reduced by up to 80 percent (m...

March 9th 2007 at 2:06pm 0 Comments
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Xbox 360 owners aren't the only ones who have a Microsoft-brand webcam to look forward to later this summer, as Redmond will also be gifting Windows Live Messenger users with models of their very own. First in a planned series of cams designed to dumb-down the videoconferencing experience, the LifeC...

June 13th 2006 at 10:59am 0 Comments