Daily Giz Wiz 68: The Boom Quiet

Episode 68 of the podcast

Subject: Review of The Boom Quiet
Released:Wednesday 24 May 2006
Length:about 11 minutes
Download file:dgw0068.mp3 (5 MB)

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Short info

Noise canceling headphones and a noise canceling mic make the Boom Quiet the perfect cell phone headset for noisy environments. $275.

Detailed information

The BoomQuiet is a pair of noise-reduction headphones to enable you to listen to your sound source in a noisy background.  The noise-cancellation technology of the detachable "Boom mic" delivers your voice clearly, even if you're whispering in a noisy environment, to the recipient.  They fold up nicely and work with cellphones, computers and mp3 players.

Mad Acquisition

Even today, Mad Magazine has a permanent staff of only 12.  Listen also to what happened to the management of Mad after it was acquired by Warner Brothers, and how it changed after Bill Gaines passed away.

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