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Winners: 3x Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones

Another great response to this one guys! Seems everyone wants the chance to road-test a pair of Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones (valued at $399) and review them for Gizmodo. Well, the winners are…


Win One Of Three Pairs Of Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones (And Review Them For Gizmodo!)

What’s the funniest or strangest situation you’ve been in when you’ve craved Bose noise cancelling headphones? An obnoxious house mate? An office colleague or plane passenger chewing loudly? Teenage girls on the train freaking out about One Direction? Tell us your story to win! We’re searching for three Gizmodo readers to win a pair of QC 20i premium in-ear headphones (worth $399) and review your experience for the Giz community. Entering is easy!


A Cheap Pair Of Headphones Can Accurately Measure Your Heart Rate

There’s a plethora of devices out there that let athletes, amateur doctors and even hypochondriacs constantly monitor their heart rates. But thanks to researchers at the Kaiteki Institute in Japan, soon all you may need to keep tabs on your ticker is a cheap pair of in-ear headphones.


Sprng EarPod Clip Review: One Of Apple's Biggest Design Flaws, Fixed

The constant curse of Apple’s earbuds — along with the lacklustre sound they produce — is that you can rarely go more than 10 seconds before one side or the other pops out. Sprng — clips for Apple’s updated-in-2012 EarPods — wants to remedy that. And you know what? They do.


These Earbuds Ping Your Head To Measure Swelling On Your Brain

If your brain is swelling, either due to infection or physical injury, you’re going to need these Headsense cranial monitors more than you need another hole in your head. The fluids in your cranial cavity exerts a specific force on the brain and skull, known as your intracranial pressure (ICP), and help keep your brain from sloshing around in there.


Koss Fit Series Ears On: Big Sound From Tiny, Cheap Headphones

It’s great when you find a pair of headphones that you can wear while you’re working out without thinking about them. Koss’s new line of Fit Series Headphones are just that — they’re lightweight, they fit well, and they sound pretty damn good for something that’s super dinky and only $30.


Earbuds Under $50 That Actually Have A Hope Of Sounding Good

Apple EarPods — or whatever crap headphones came with your phone — aren’t the best way to listen to music, but nice gear is expensive. You can’t blame people for not wanting to spend a lot of money on something they’re just going to lose or destroy. Well, here’s a $40 alternative to garbage that’s almost certain to sound pretty good.


Ha, These Earbuds Make It Look Like A Pencil Is Stuck In Your Head

When someone puts on earbuds, they’re pretty much telling the rest of the world to not bother them. It’s the universal symbol for shut the hell up. But if someone put on this Magic Pencil earbuds? That’s a conversation starter. I mean, these earbuds make it look like a pencil has been stabbed in one ear and out the other. They’re hilarious!


Duobuds Let You Stack Your Earbuds And Share Your Music

The easiest way to get around the nasty DRM that stops you from sharing your music is with a headphone splitter that lets two people listen to the same device. And it gets even easier with a pair of these Duobuds, which feature an extra headphone jack built-in.


Yurbuds Inspire Limited Edition Review: More Buck, Less Bang

The Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro finished third in our Best Headphones for Running Battlemodo. We loved the fit, but the sound wasn’t particularly impressive, which is why we were excited to get the Inspire Limited edition — with redesigned drivers — in our ears. The results were… puzzling.