Bose has a long history of making great-yet-pricey speakers. But its latest, the BoseBUILD Speaker Cube, is a first for the company—a build-your-own speaker, intended for kids. It’s designed to help teach the basic concepts of sound and speaker design. It’s a cool idea, with dead simple setup and instructions, but for…
Apart from being a great punk band name, “heavy sweat” is causing Bose’s new SoundSport Wireless headphones to malfunction. In fact, it’s so bad that Bose is offering full exchanges for an updated unit to those who think their headphones are freaking out.
A pair (or two) of well-reviewed Bose headphones won’t break the bank today, whether you a new set for running, a new set for working, or both.
Every company wants kids to build stuff—not in an illegal child labor kind of way but in a fun, educational kind of way. Ball robots are teaching kids code and Google’s new modular blocks work toward a similar goal. But Bose’s BOSEbuild speaker is more interested in teaching the ins and outs of sound and speaker…
“Fitness abhors a wire” is a quote I just made up, but it makes a lot of sense. The last thing you want to deal with is wire snaking from your head and getting tangled up in the intricate movements a quick run, a downward dog, or some dumbbell curls. That’s why Bose made new the SoundSport wireless: to cut that…
I’ve never loved Bose headphones. Out of the box, they always felt a bit flimsy, and on my head, the audio quality seemed subpar for the price. At least that’s what I thought before I tried the new QuietComfort 35 Wireless cans. The noise cancellation is peerless, and the sound is terrific—for the most part.
Bose likes to talk about how they invented noise-canceling headphones. While technically true, it didn’t seem to give them any advantage over the competition that’s now saturated store shelves with wireless ear gadgets of various kinds. But, finally, Bose is making its most popular noise-canceling headphone, the…
Sonos is the king of wifi multiroom audio, but if anybody can give it a run it’s Bose, the storied manufacturer of sometimes very good sound gear that people can’t get enough of. This new $200 entry to its SoundTouch wireless line could be the key to winning over your home.
Less than two months after Bose saw its products ignominiously booted from Apple's physical and online stores, rumors are suggesting a triumphant return for Bose's high-end audio equipment, now the two firms have finished squabbling.
Take a look around any airport lounge in the world and you'll immediately see a set of Bose noise-canceling headphones. They're iconic, and it's because they're good. With the new QuietComfort 25, the first refresh in five years, everything gets just a little bit better.
A few weeks ago, fabled streaming music service Deezer finally made its way to America exclusively on Sonos systems, and exclusively in the form of its new, CD-quality Deezer Elite. Today, Bose gets in on the action too.
Meet Bose SoundTouch, a combination of hardware and software aimed at making the easiest, most seamless wireless music system ever. It's a direct shot at Sonos's excellent system from one of the most recognizable names in consumer audio. But can Bose catch up with the popular and excellent system Sonos has been…
Dr. Amar Bose, the man who founded one of the best-recognized consumer audio equipment brands in the United States has died at the age of 83. The MIT-trained electrical engineer, professor, and entrepreneur significantly altered the way people think about consumer audio, especially over the last few years as audio…
Today, Bose introduced the in-ear evolution of the awesome noise-canceling headphones that have been hanging on the heads of weary travelers for years. I just listened to the QuietComfort 20 buds, and I can't believe how much tech—and powerful sound—Bose crammed into my ears.
If you're interested in noise-canceling headphones you're probably looking for refuge from the roar of jet engines or the murmurs from the water cooler. Good ones should make you deaf to the world around you. Like earplugs only better—because you're listening to your favorite music in a completely oblivious trance.
Watch out Dre, 50-Cent's not your only competition. Soon you might not be buying Bose's on-ear headphones just because they're the cheapest one's the company has to offer—the new Bose OE2 headphones have a refreshed street-ready design.
Soundbars are awesome because a good one can deliver the room-shaking roar of a much larger system. Simplicity rules. These new Bose soundbars promise the company's awesome sound plus some built-in tech that makes them even easier to setup.
This is my next is reporting that Bose will launch an oddly named speaker docking station called the Bose Chihuahua. It's supposed to be ultra small, compatible with your phone and will work with Bose's SoundLink tech.