Will Big and Squishy JVC HA-NC250 Noise-Canceling Headphones Stick It To Bose?

Today JVC introduced a pair of noise-canceling headphones that are said to lock out up to 85% of background noise, thanks to circuitry that "constantly monitors the noise cancellation process." It's also got a "double housing," better for physically insulating your ears from the world's more audible hustle and bustle. »7/13/07 8:35am7/13/07 8:35am

Sony Updates Noise-Cancelling Phones, MDR-NC60 Even More Hushed

Sony has updated its noise-canceling headphones, claiming that its MDR-NC60 cans can cancel noise about 20% better than their MDR-NC50 predecessors. They've got some pretty good numbers associated with them, including a claim of 14Hz - 24kHz frequency response and noise reduction of 16.5db at 200Hz. That's a 1:6… »1/29/07 9:25am1/29/07 9:25am