The Best Noise-Canceling Headphones

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. » 9/19/12 5:20pm 9/19/12 5:20pm

AKG K495 NC Lightning Review: Hot-Sounding, Road-Ready,…

Toting headphones back and forth across the country (or the city) is one of the best ways to expose their design flaws. Can the new AKG K495 NC noise-canceling headphones, with their burly build and audiophile pedigree, stand up that kind of punishment while delivering dulcet tones? Is this finally the ideal traveler's … » 3/27/12 4:40pm 3/27/12 4:40pm

Sony’s MDR-NC300D Headphones Brings Their Digital Noise Canceling To…

Sony's MDR-NC300D digital noise canceling earbuds use the same technology found in Sony's top of the line, and very much respected, MDR-NC500D over the ear headphones, and at $300 these earbuds ain't cheap but they might actually be worth it. » 1/06/10 8:33pm 1/06/10 8:33pm