Bose SoundTrue Headphones

An unobtrusive cord makes this ultra-comfy, around the ear pair perfect for everyday desk use

We’ve tried countless pairs of headphones over the past 11 years at Cool Hunting, and some have stood out for impeccable audio quality, while others were more packable or comfortable on the ear. Headphones are, for most people, an essential part of daily life and because of that the field is in constant refinement. But sometimes it’s the simplest—and possibly even unintended updates—that make all …

Test Drive: 2014 Infiniti Q50

High-tech features, tight handling and a sound studio on wheels in the upcoming rebranded sport sedan

Followers of luxury Japanese carmaker Infiniti will recognize a new name for their favorite cars. The company announced a rebranding of their model names in 2012, and the upcoming 2014 Q50 is the first car to bear the company’s new nomenclature. Replacing the well-received G37 sport sedan, the Q50 is packed with high-tech features, refined styling and—last, but not least—a powerful yet nimble drivetrain. We …

Bose QuietComfort 20

Noise-canceling earbuds have an advantageous "aware mode" so you can stay alert

Today Bose gave new application to the phrase “turn on, tune in, drop out” by announcing the QuietComfort 20—a pair of snug-fitting, noise-canceling earbuds with an ultra-convenient new feature. The earbuds not only allow you to completely disconnect from your surroundings, but through “aware mode,” you can now easily tune back in to the world around you whenever necessary with a quick tap of a …