Noise isolating headphones – don’t travel without them

A few months ago I decided to try out some noise cancelling headphones for the time I spend on airplanes. After looking around at the conventional over-the-ear designs which are too big for me to lug around and too expensive for what they are ($300 for the Bose model) I stumbled across an alternative headphone design that fits in the ear canal like an earplug. It’s relatively cheap ($80 for pretty good quality sound to $500 for top of the line), no larger than a…

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Why I’m starting this page

I’d like a soapbox – someplace to post ideas that I think are worth discussing, to give my two cents about some product I’ve been using, or just to rant (not that I ever rant – ever). I’ve gotten a lot of mileage out of the internet by using Google to search for other people’s thoughts, answers, and product review so I feel like it’s time to contribute something back to the internet community. I find myself spending quite a bit of time on the…

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