Bose is acting shady with its headphones, lawsuit claims

Headphones, or data transmission devices?Image: joseph Branston/Future/REX/Shutterstock By Colin Daileda2017-04-21 02:04:15 UTC Turns out headphones might be as good at picking up information as they are at sending music into your earholes.  An Illinois man filed a class-action lawsuit on Tuesday that claims his Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless Bluetooth headphones — in conjunction with the […]

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 in-box headphones put Apple’s to shame

Looking good.Image: RAYMOND WONG/MASHABLE By Jack Morse2017-03-29 18:31:21 UTC Samsung Galaxy S8’s in-box headphones look pretty nice.  How nice? Well, for one, they’re from a recognizable brand, which pretty much put Apple’s EarPods to shame by default—though that’s a low bar to clear. The new phone was officially unveiled March 29 after a steady stream […]

Is SXSW finally growing up?

Image: getty images, mashable composite By Raymond Wong2017-03-17 10:41:51 -0400 What do Cookie Monster, Bert, Grover and Cory Booker have in common? They were all on Mashable’s Twitter Live show at SXSW! On this week’s MashTalk podcast, the Mashable tech team recaps the highs and lows of SXSW, dives into exploding headphones (ugh—more exploding tech […]

Getting burnt by exploding headphones

As if flying weren’t stressful enough. A passenger warning has been issued after a woman’s headphone batteries appear to have exploded on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne. In quotes supplied by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), the unnamed woman described how she was sleeping with the device on when she awoke to an […]