Klipsch Mode headphones offer 45 hours of noise cancellation from one charge

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Quality audio hardware manufacturers Klipsch have revealed their Klipsch Mode headphones, an over-ear pair of cans that offer 45 hours of noise cancellation from a single charge. Padded out with "high-grade leather", the Klipsch Modes switch to a regular pair…

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Sony launch new MDR-RF865RK wireless headphones and noise-cancelling MDR-NC13s

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Sony have launched two new sets of headphones today in the shape of the MDR-RF865RK wireless over-ears and noise-cancelling MDR-NC13 in-ears. Wireless up to a range of 100 metres, the MDR-RF865RK headphones work over a 3-channel FM stereo signal. 3.5…

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SHINY VIDEO REVIEW: Noise-proof headphones test

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Annoyed with your current headphones? Bothered by people yapping and eating Rice Crispies on the bus in the morning, and need to replace the crappy pair of earbuds that came bundled with your MP3 player? You need to see this video.

Lucy, Zara and I tested out some of the noise cancelling and noise isolating earphones on the market. Dan made some noise. You can see the results above – the Shure SE102s won out, thanks to their low price and extreme effectiveness. Highly recommended.

Shure SE102s

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Sony announces MDR-NC500D headphones, world's first digital noise-cancelling pair

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Another product to add to the ‘world’s first’ category, Sony claims these MDR-NC500D headphones are the world’s first digital noise-cancelling pair.

With 99% of ambient noise cut out supposedly (although that’s based on ‘Sony’s measurement standards’ apparently), they use digital technology with Artificial Intelligence, with an internal processor adapting the level of cancellation dependent on the outside noise. The ‘AI Mode’ button lets you choose from three cancellation modes, alternatively press down and hold…

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