Bose’s QuietComfort 35 II noise-cancelling headphones have long been a must-pack in the serious business traveller’s carry-on kit, remaining a firm favourite of road warriors since 2017. But recently, we’ve seen the status quo challenged with serious competition from other bran...
POSTED 1 Jun, 2019 19 Comments
Apple's AirPods earphones have been a surprise hit. Now, the company is planning a push into the high end of the market with noise-cancelling headphones which aim to mute Bose' market dominance. The technology giant is working on noise-canceling, over-ear headphones, according to people familiar...
POSTED 6 Mar, 2018 5 Comments
Bose isn't the only name in noise-cancelling headphones, but it's got sufficient mindshare and marketshare to make the brand's QuietComfort series near-essential kit for the business traveller and frequent flyer. All that's been missing from the mix is the option to go wireless – and ...
POSTED 8 Jun, 2016 11 Comments
Bose has culled its QuietComfort family of noise-cancelling headphone, axing the QC15 and QC3 models in favour of the QC20 and just-released QC25 (below). Read: Bose releases new QuietComfort 25 noise-cancelling headphones While the company announced that its new QuietComfort 25 wou...
POSTED 4 Sep, 2014 3 Comments
The BOSE QuietComfort 20s are the latest members of the popular QuietComfort family, which for various reasons seem to have become almost standard field kit among business travellers and frequent flyers. But unlike the BOSE QC3 and QC15 headphones which fully encase the ear, the QC20s are compac...
POSTED 31 Dec, 2013 15 Comments
Logitech is now serving up three new pairs of noise-cancelling cans under its premium Ultimate Ears brand, in sizes little and large and priced from $300 to $500. Things kick off with the Logitech UE 6000 ($300), seen below. This around-the-ear design is fitted with 'breathable' memory f...
POSTED 29 Nov, 2012 1 Comment
Noise-cancelling headphones are incredibly popular among business travellers, and the Bose QuietComfort series is a favourite with frequent flyers. The QuietComfort headset line-up currently includes the $499 Bose QC15 and the $599 Bose QC3. So the first question that springs to mind i...
POSTED 15 Mar, 2012 8 Comments
International economy to Europe or the US -- we've all had to do it, and, it's somewhere between unpleasant and downright tortuous, depending on how your cards fall. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make economy flying better. None of them are rocket science, but it's evident on every...
POSTED 16 Feb, 2011 4 Comments
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