noise cancellation

Cypher Software Makes Phone Calls Clear As A Bell

Cypher Software Makes Phone Calls Clear As A Bell

Basically every aspect of mobile phones has improved astonishingly in the past few years, except for the actual phone call part. Cypher, a brand-new startup, has some tricky software it says can fix our muddied mobile conversations. In a short live demo, it sure seemed up to the task.

Hitachi Maxell iPod-Only Noise-Cancelling Headphones Don’t Need Batteries

Hitachi Maxell iPod-Only Noise-Cancelling Headphones Don’t Need Batteries

These -cancelling headphones from Hitachi Maxell are unlike many previous similar types since they don’t require separate power. Instead they connect to iPods via the dock connector, and can suck on the batteries through there. They do manage about 20dB of noise cancelling with an “Active Noise Rejection” system, but…